UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

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Children   Adults

All programs are free and sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Children's Programs

Family Movie Nights @ the Main Library

Wednesdays: 6pm  - 8pm
Main Library Auditorium. No registration required.

August 24—Kung Fu Panda 3
August 31—Ice Age: Continental Drift

Adult Programs

Classic Movie Afternoon @ Main Library

The African Queen
Friday, August 26th @ 2pm

Main Library Auditorium. No registration required.

Board Game Night for Grownups and Teens @ Main Library

Prizes and surprises!

Monday, September 6 @ 6pm

Registration required. Call 286-4881 or email nflref@nioga.org

NFPL Book Club @ Main Library

September selection: Twain's End by Lynn Cullen

Copies available at the checkout desk and on Hoopla.

Friday, September 9 @ 2:00pm
Main Library - 1425 Main Street

Call 286-4881 to register.

Harvesting Healthy Habits! Fall Recipe Cooking Demonstration @ LaSalle Library

We will be featuring food from the upcoming harvest season. Come and learn to make the following recipe, while also getting the lowdown on how simple, fun, and affordable it can be to make healthy changes to your diet. Also, learn how to make healthy lifestyle changes utilizing MyPlate.

Demo will be conducted by SNAP Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian, Benjamin Glurich, through Eat Smart NY and CCE Niagara.

Saturday, September 10th - 11:00 AM
LaSalle Branch Library
8728 Buffalo Ave.

Free Computer Classes @ Main Library

Wednesday, September 7
10am - 1pm: Learn How to Buy a Computer
1pm - 4pm: Internet Basic

Tuesday, September 13
10am - 1pm: Word Basic
1pm - 4pm: Email Start to Finish

Wednesday, September 14
10am - 1pm: Facebook Combo
1pm - 4pm: Gaga for Google

Thursday, September 15
1pm - 4pm: Excel Basic

Friday, September 16
10am - 1pm: Word Intermediate
1pm - 4pm: Craigslist

Wednesday, October 12
10am - 1pm: Microsoft Word for Job Seekers
1pm - 4pm: Excel for Job Seekers

Registration required.
For more information or to register, call 716-286-4881 or stop by the Information Desk.

Free Computer Classes @ LaSalle Branch Library

Monday, September 26
10am - 1pm: Computer Basics
1pm - 4pm: Email Basics

Tuesday, September 27
10am - 1pm: Gadgets & Gear - bring your own device
1pm - 4pm: Facebook Basics

Registration required.
For more information or to register, stop in or call 716-283-8309.

Free Craft Classes for Adults & Teens @ Main Library

Registration required. Call 286-4892 or email wudy@nioga.org. Funded by the Friends of the Library.

Decoupage
Bring in a switch plate cover, clean can, jar, box or other small item to decoupage.

Tuesday, September 13 @ 6:00 pm OR
Wednesday, September 21 @ 6:00 pm

Small Painting Night
Paint two 8" x 10" blossom paintings on canvas paper. These can be easily framed.

Tuesday, September 27 @ 6:00 pm OR
Monday, October 3 @ 6:00 pm OR
Wednesday, October 5 @ 6:00 pm

Tissue Paper Mosaic
Make a leaf or tree paper mosaic to hang in your window.

Tuesday, October 11 @ 6:00 pm OR
Wednesday, October 19 @ 6:00 pm

Paint Night
Paint a 16" x 20" acrylic painting on canvas board.

Choose one date:
Monday, October 24 @ 6:00 pm
Wednesday, October 26 @ 6:00 pm
Tuesday, November 1 @ 6:00 pm
Monday, November 7 @ 6:00 pm
Wednesday, November 9 @ 6:00 pm
Tuesday, November 15 @ 6:00 pm

Christmas Ornaments
We will be making 3 different types of Christmas ornaments. Choose your favorite or make all three.

Tuesday, November 29 @ 6:00 pm OR
Wednesday, December 7 @ 6:00 pm

Registration required. Call 286-4892 or email wudy@nioga.org. Funded by the Friends of the Library.

You're invited to a
Free Education Session on Diabetes Management @ LaSalle Branch Library

Receive a helping hand from Certified Diabetes Educators* (CDE’s) CDEs are healthcare professionals who provide expert advice for better diabetes management and are certified by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators.

At this session you will learn about:
What diabetes is...
The importance of checking blood sugar levels...
A1C and how it affects blood sugar...
Meal planning & exercise...
Medical tests...
Types of medication that help manage blood sugar...

Presented by Debra Hoffman MA, RD, CDE

Sessions held at LaSalle Branch Library on the following Mondays from 2 - 3pm:
September 19
October 17
November 21
December 19

Reservations requested. To register, call Debra Hoffman at 716-946-0119.

New Book Club!
Great Kids' Books for Grownups

Books you've loved and classics you've missed... timeless. Join us, share favorites, discover and rediscover.

September selection: Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate Dicamillo

Copies available at the checkout desk and on Overdrive.

Registration required. Call 286-4881 or email nflref@nioga.org

The Japanese Art of Kokedama – DIY Moss Ball Demonstration @ LaSalle Branch Library

Kokedama is a style of Japanese bonsai. A plant's root system is wrapped in sphagnum moss and bound with twine, transforming it into a unique sculptural art form. Come in and watch a live demonstration! We will show you how to make your own Kokedama Moss Ball.

This is only a demonstration. We will show you how to make a variety of Kokedama Moss Balls, step-by-step. We will also provide you with a list of supplies & directions, so you can try it yourself at home!

Each person in attendance will receive a raffle ticket at the door, and we will raffle off the Moss Balls we’ve created at the end of the demonstration!

Saturday, September 24 - 2:00 PM
LaSalle Branch Library – 8728 Buffalo Avenue

Poetry Writing Group @ Main Library

Not a poet? That's fine! Come and listen to discussions of the best new poets, including our local writers. You may just be inspired.

Monday, September 26: 1pm - 3pm
2nd Floor Conference Room

Registration required. Call 286-4881 or email nflref@nioga.org

Classic Movie Night @ Main Library

American Graffiti
Wednesday, September 28 @ 6:00pm
Rated PG. Running time 1hr 53 min

Main Library Auditorium. No registration required.

Free Notary Public Service @ Main Library

Mondays 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Main Library 1425 Main Street.

What to bring:

  • unsigned, completed documents
  • 2 proofs of identity, including a photo ID.