Holiday Break Show: Magic & Illusion with the Knox Sisters: 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 3. Sher’ril and Samantha Escape Artists Extraordinaire are two teenage magicians and escape artists. They will perform classical magic and escapes in the style of Harry Houdini, with their own flair. They will also perform card magic, escapes, mentalism, and other mystifying illusions. The show is for young and old alike.
Story Time with Channel 4’s Snow Bird: 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 4. He’s Nashville’s most recognized television personality. Maybe it’s because he wears earmuffs and a scarf year-round. Or maybe it’s because he has webbed feet. Or maybe it’s just because WSMV’s Snowbird is a personable penguin who has become synonymous with winter school closing reports in the Mid-South. And he’s coming to the Spring Hill Library to share stories and have some fun.
Mixed Media Workshop: 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 5. Make mixed-media art with Artist of the Month Carol Wiel. She is a veteran marketing executive who has found joy in taking her memories and photographs from traveling and creating representational or abstract art. For ages 8 & up. Limited to 12 participants. Call the library to sign up – 931-486-2932.
Home School LEGO Club: 10:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 6. Come to make your own unique creation. Especially for home-schooled students. LEGOS provided.
Malt Balls, Books, & Board Games: 2 – 4 p.m., Friday, January 6. Teens & tweens come and enjoy checking out some road trip and cross country books and play a game of “Ticket to Ride” and other fun board games while enjoying a colorful malt ball feast.
Chess Club: 3:30 – 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 6 (first Friday of the month). The Chess Club is an opportunity for ages 12 & up to play friendly games of chess against their peers in a low-stress environment.
Saturday LEGO Club: 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 7. Everyone welcome and no sign up necessary. Geared toward school-aged children. LEGOS provided.
Chicks with Sticks: 10. a.m., Saturdays, Jan. 7 & 21. A knitting club open to all.
Baby Time: 9:15 a.m., Tuesdays and Fridays. Baby Time will be on break the first week of January and will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 9:15 a.m. Rhymes and interactive play for babies up to 2 years old and their caregivers.
Story Time Resumes January 10: 10 a.m., Tuesdays – Thursday. Story Time will be on break the first week of the month except for the special story time with Snow Bird. Programming will resume the week of Jan. 10, 2017. Story Time will no longer be offered on Mondays.
Read to Skye! 4:30 – 5:30, Mondays, Jan. 9, 23, & 30. Reading aloud can be fun if you’re reading to a loving, friendly dog. Skye is a 2-year old English Cream Retriever specially-trained Therapy Dog who loves to listen to stories. Children are encouraged to bring a book or two or pick out several at the Library beforehand. Each child will have 10-15 minutes of reading time. Limited spots available, so sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/read-to-skye-tickets-30668818261
Story Time with Mizz KT: 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 11. Special guest is Miss KT. She will bring puppetry and original electronic pop music for a rockin’ story time.
What No One Told You About Lasting Weight Loss: 4:15 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 11. Weight-loss can be tough but the real challenge is keeping it off. Come learn the principles & practices no one ever told you about how to keep the weight off for good. Presented by Crystal Chester, President/CEO TrueHealthRD.com. To sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-no-one-told-you-about-lasting-weight-loss-tickets-30701096807
Adult Coloring Class: 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 11. Have you joined in on the latest trend today? It’s something we all know how to do. It’s Coloring for Adults! Come relax in an Adult Coloring Class. Registration is required. Class size is limited to 25. Supplies will be provided, or you can bring your own. Sign up at the Library or call 931-486-2932.
Open Suitcase Session: 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12. Canada is not only known for the cleanest air, freshest water, great skiing, and maple leaves but also the biggest comedy festival in the world and, it so happens, one of the nicest families in this community and a staff member. Shelley Stedman is going to share what it was like living in Canada and some of what makes it special.
Free Diabetes Education Class: 5 – 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12. Taught by a certified diabetes educator. Basics of terminology and medication. Convenient tips for eating healthy and staying alive.
I Cre8 Art Class: 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 14. (Every 2nd Saturday) Open to all ages; no sign up necessary. Art teacher Marcela Espejo will show you how to make spectacular art.
“The Award Goes To …Readers” Book Club: 10 – 11:30 a.m. (2nd Saturday), Saturday, Jan. 14.
Library Closed for MLK Day: Monday, Jan. 16 in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Free Help with Healthcare: 1:30 – 4 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17.
TAG Meeting (Break the Ice): 4 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17. Teens are invited for food and fun, as the library continues building its new Teen Advisory Board. Get to know others with a human scavenger hunt, roll the dice game & Break the Ice Bingo.
Creative Movement: 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 19 (every 3rd Thursday). Preschoolers are invited to stretch, move, and dance to upbeat music with Miss Marcela.
American Girl Club: 4:30 p.m., Thursday, January 19. American Girl fans are invited to celebrate history coming to life through the stories of young girls. This month’s theme is discovering New York in the early 1900s through the eyes of American Girl Nellie O’Malley. Nellie was Samantha’s best friend and an Irish immigrant. She worked as a servant until she and her siblings were adopted by Samantha’s Uncle & Aunt.
Easy Still Life Art Class for Tweens & Teens: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 20. Come and celebrate famous artist Paul Cezanne’s birthday by creating a piece of your own in the style of Cezanne! Sign up at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/easy-still-life-class-for-tweens-teens-tickets-30705088747
Pokémon Club: 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21. Bring your DS and cards to trade.
4OJOS!: After School Spanish Story Time: 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 18. (Now just the 3rd Thursday of the month). Stories, games, and music in Spanish. For Spanish-speaking children as well as those who want to learn Spanish.
I Cre8 Art Class: 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25 (Every 4th Wednesday). Open to all ages; no sign up necessary. Art teacher Marcela Espejo will show you how to make a special project.
Used Book Sale: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 28. Build up your own library of books for just a few dollars. Children’s books and paperbacks $.50/ea, hardbacks $1/ea at our Friends of the Library Quarterly Book Sale. All proceeds benefit the Spring Hill Library.
Each1Teach1 – Calling all tech-handicapped seniors! Call the library to sign up for time when teens are available to help you learn basic skills on devices. (931-486-2932). The one-on-one teaching sessions will take place at the cafe tables throughout the library.