spring hill library

Story Time: 10:00 a.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays. Stories, songs, and an art project a preschooler can do! Same theme for the week.

Teen Ink Guild: 4:00 – 4:45 p.m., Thursday, February 1. Open to tweens and teens 12 + (every first Thursday of the month). Is your brain bursting with ideas for stories? Join other teen writers to ignite your imagination with new techniques and diverse prompts that will stretch your creative writing process. Feel free to bring your writing and receive helpful feedback.

Baby Time: 9:15 a.m., Mondays & Fridays. Rhymes and interactive play for babies up to 2 years old and their caregivers.

Homeschool LEGO Club: 10:30 a.m., Friday, February 2 (1st Friday of the month). Come and build with LEGOs provided.

Homeschool Chess Club: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., Fridays. Open to kids who are learning the dynamic game of chess.

Free ACT Prep Class: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., Saturday, February 3. Learn the basic format and structure of the test, as well as tips and strategies to help you navigate through the ACT. Did you know … every point increase in your ACT score helps your scholarship and financial aid opportunities? Getting a good score early will help you get a head start in the college admissions process. Limited seating. Sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/act-prep-class-tickets-42386561346

Fermented Foods & Probiotics: Cultivating a Culture of Life: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 3. Gain a new understanding of microorganisms and gut health that will fight winter illness. Find out which healthy microbes can turn into delicious medicine in minutes, for pennies. Plus, bring a jelly jar and go home with a jar of organic lemons ready to be made into lemonade. Sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fermented-foods-probiotics-cultivating-a-culture-of-life-tickets-42278569339

Chicks with Sticks: 10:00 a.m., Saturdays, February 3 & 17 (1st & 3rd Saturdays). A knitting club open to all.

Yack N’ Snack (Teen Advisory Group): 4:00 – 4:45 p.m., Monday, February 5 (first Monday). Come and speak your mind! Help us come up with cool ideas for teen & Tween events, share your thoughts regarding the latest teen and tween books, meet some awesome thinkers just like yourself while enjoying an original craft and some yummy snacks! Open to teens & tweens ages 12 +

Night Owls Mystery Book Club: 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 6. Accepting new members. If you love a good mystery and exceptional snacks, this is the club for you. Contact Jeannine at 615-302-8053 or chase7188@gmail.com.

Free Diabetes Education Class: 5:00 – 6:30 p.m., Thursday, February 8 (2nd Thursday of the month). Taught by a certified diabetes educator. Basics of terminology and medication. Convenient tips for eating healthy and staying alive.

A Toast to Art: Couples Class: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 10. Open to couples 18+. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Looking for something original and unique to do as a couple? Look no more. Inspired by famous Brazilian pop artist Romero Britto. Come and create a masterpiece together. Limited spaces, sign up as a couple, one ticket per couple: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-toast-2-art-tickets-41886976073

“The Award Goes To … Readers” Book Club: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., Saturday, February 10 (2nd Saturday). New members, men or women, welcome. Contact Connie at 931-451-7286.

Homeschool 101: The Basics: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Saturday, February 10. Parent and expert panelists, area tutorials, co-ops, clubs & enrichment opportunities, information on legal ways to homeschool in TN, and Q & A. Presented by SHAPE (Spring Hill Area Parent Educators).

SHAPE’s “I Love Literature” Festival: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., Monday, February 12. Come show your LOVE FOR LIT at this event for the whole family. Students of all ages are encouraged to create a colorful and informational display board about their favorite book, author or character in literature. Come learn more about great literature and meet fellow book-lovers. Door prizes and a craft table will round out this fun, annual event hosted by SHAPE. Please email questions to Heather Leak, hrleak@gmail.com.

Teen Pick Up Stix Studio: 4:00 – 4:45 p.m., Monday, February 12 (2nd Tues. Feb. – May). The Pickup Stix Studio is open to teens 12+ who enjoy expressing and sharing their creativity through art forms such as sewing, knitting, crocheting , etc. It will run every 2nd Monday of the month starting in February through May. All supplies will be provided. If you are already working on something please bring it along! Expect soothing world music, friendly chatter, bouncing ideas, and a relaxing creative ambiance. Sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teen-pick-up-stix-studio-tickets-42011769333
Photography Club: 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 13 (2nd Tuesday). Meet with other photography enthusiasts.

Teen Comic Bunch: 4:00 – 4:45 p.m., Tuesday, February 13 (2nd Tuesday Feb. – May). Open to teens 12 – 18. Anime, Manga, chibi, and general comic lovers. We will learn how to drawn known characters and create new ones. February’s class will focus on “Chibis,” little Japanese style characters. Cartoonist Tony Moramarco will walk you through tips and techniques.

Coloring Book Social: 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 14. For 18+. Coloring provides us with calm, comfort, creativity and connection; we provide you with current coloring books, high quality coloring pencils and great conversation. Do not miss out, color your cares away at the Coloring Book Social. Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coloring-book-social-for-all-18-tickets-39234896632

Creative Movement: 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 15 (every 3rd Thursday). Preschoolers are invited to stretch, move, and dance to upbeat music.

American Girl Book Club: 4:30 p.m., Thursday, February 15 (3rd Thursday). Celebrate a different American Girl character each month. This time we will learn about American Girl doll Isabelle Palmer, who loves dancing & fashion design, and girls can make a tutu for their doll.

Favorite Reads Book Club: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Friday, February 16. Accepting new members. Contact Connie: 931-451-7286.

Living with Less: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m., Saturday, February 17. Get freedom from your stuff! Experience the benefits of living with less. Presented by Orderly Manner Professional Organizer, Tina Plichta.

Basic Car Maintenance Workshop: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m., Saturday, February 17. Save yourself hundreds of dollars by learning the basics of how a car functions, preventative maintenance every vehicle needs, what’s needed to pass emissions testing, and how not to get scammed when your car needs repair. Presented by Brandon McCulloch, Master Technician for Saturn & General Motors, GM Service Technical College Instructor, 30 years manufacturing experience, owner/operator of Milner Auto Service.

Library Closed: Monday, February 19. We will be closed all day in observance of Presidents Day.

Free Help with Healthcare: 1:30 – 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 20 (3rd Tuesday). A representative from Mercy Community Healthcare will be at the Library to help you navigate the choices offered within the Affordable Care Act.

I Cre8 Art Class: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 20. Open to ages 4 to 94. Come and create your own original piece of art while experimenting with a variety of art supplies and techniques.

Spanglish After School Story Time: 4:00 – 4:45 pm. Wednesday, February 21. Increase your brain power. We will read books, play games and play awesome Latin music beats. Meet in the multipurpose room.

Senior Adult Advocacy Council: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 21. Senior adults can meet monthly with a panel of professionals at the library to get answers to questions as well as a chance to voice suggestions for activities and improvements that benefit seniors.

Cow Eye Dissection Workshop for Grades 5-12: 6:00 p.m., Thursday, February 22. The Adventure Science Museum will be here to offer one of the coolest programs we’ve ever hosted! This is ONLY for students in grades 5-12, sign up is mandatory, and limited to 30. You will examine a cow’s eyeball; compare its muscles and fat; cut it open to find its parts; follow the path of light all the way to the optic nerve; and learn how the eye sends information to the brain. Sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cow-eye-dissection-workshop-for-students-in-grades-5-12-only-tickets-42437252966

Home School: Special Edition: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., Saturday, February 24. Homeschooling your child with special needs? Dealing with a new diagnosis? Stuck in a rut? Questions about high school? Come and be encouraged. You are not alone in this journey. Breakout sessions: Dyslexia, Adoption & Special Needs, Gifted, Autism & Sensory Processing, Intellectual Delays/Medically Complex. Presented by SHAPE (Spring Hill Area Parent Educators). For more info: shapecoordinator@gmail.com.

Brown Bag Lunch with Ms. Cheap: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m., Monday, February 26. Meet Mary Hance and hear about her column in the Tennessean and her recommendations on fun ways to save. Bring your own brown bag lunch! Sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brown-bag-lunch-with-ms-cheap-from-the-tennessean-tickets-42440444512

Teens Inspired by Merini’s Horse Art: 3:45 p.m., Tuesday, February 27. Come and create your own original piece of art inspired by Italian artist Marino Merini’s Horse Art. This event is open to teens ages 12+, all art supplies will be provided. Sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teens-inspired-by-merinis-horse-art-tickets-41632419688
For more info go to www.springhilllibrary.org or call 931-486-2932.

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