Each1Teach1 – Calling all tech-savvy teens! Your help is needed. With a small donation of your time you can help an adult learn basic skills on devices. Call the library to sign up for a time slot (931-486-2932). The one-on-one teaching sessions will take place at the cafe tables throughout the library.
Children’s Book Illustrator at Story Time: 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 1. We will have a special guest sharing I the Fly. Dennas Davis founded Firstlight Arts Academy, which teaches art to 200 students weekly in Cool Springs. He has illustrated The Beginner’s Bible, My First Hymnal, and The Betty Crocker Kid’s Cookbook, to name a few.
Baby Time: 9:15 a.m., Tuesdays & Fridays. A lapsit program for babies up to 24 months and their caregivers. We will sing, clap, and bounce to nursery rhymes and songs and learn a little baby sign language.
Homeschool LEGO Club: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Friday, September 2. Come & build! LEGO provided. Especially for homeschoolers.
Chess Club: 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 5 (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.
Chicks with Sticks: 10:00 a.m., Saturdays, September 3 & 17. A knitting club open to all.
Saturday LEGO Club: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 3. Monthly club for LEGO lovers. Enjoy a story for inspiration followed by creation time. Everyone welcome and no sign up necessary. Geared toward school-aged children. LEGOS provided.
Library Closed: Monday, September 5 for Labor Day.
Story Time: 10:00 a.m., Monday – Thursday. We’ll share our favorite story books, and sing fun songs, and create art! It is the same theme for a week so you can come on a day that fits you! No sign up necessary.
Bake 4 Books: 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 6. Prep for our International Literacy Day Bake Sale! Tweens and teens are invited to put together ingredients to take home and bake for the Thursday bake sale at our International Literacy Day Event. The funds raised will go to the REFORMA Children in Crisis Project, to purchase Spanish books for some of the over 70,000 refugee children in detention centers. http://refugeechildren.wixsite.com/refugee-children
4OJOS!: After School Spanish Story Time: 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 7. Stories, games, and music in Spanish. For Spanish-speaking children as well as those who want to learn Spanish.
International Literacy Day Celebration: 4:30 p.m., Thursday, September 8. Join us in celebrating how reading makes a difference, all over the world. Pablo the Puppet will share a few story books, you’ll learn songs in Spanish and you can make a Worry Doll, similar to those made in South America. We will also hear about what’s unique to Guatemala, from a local family, the Haltermans, who just returned from there. You can also buy goodies from our Teen Ambassador’s Bake Sale and help us raise funds to buy books for refugee children in detention centers. We will also introduce our new school-year reading program, The Amazing Reading Race! Kids will get a passport and earn stamps by reading books. We’ll finish the Race on April 22 with a fun event.
“The Award Goes To …Readers” Book Club: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (2nd Saturday), Saturday, September 10.
I Cre8 Art Class: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 10. Open to all ages; no sign up necessary. Art teacher Marcela Espejo will inspire you to explore art in fun ways.
Quilt & Sewing Club: 12:00 – 4:00 p.m., Saturday, September 10. Call the Dancing Bobbin for instructions and supplies: 931-486-2380.
How to Pack a Healthy Lunch Workshop: 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 13. Gear up for the lunchbox challenge with Breanna Robbe, Health Educator with the Williamson County Health Department.
Genealogy: Looking for Roots: 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 13. Presentation and Q&A by Genealogist Barbara Nicolson, formerly a member of the Tennessee State Library staff and currently affiliated with the Maury County Historical Society.
SHOW and TEL: Learn about the Databases of the Tennessee Electronic Library: 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 14. Teens (13-18) and parents are invited to come for a hands-on session with the databases of the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL), such as Learning Express’ Career Center and Test Prep, Small Business Resource Center, plus PowerSpeak Languages and over 70 other databases to help with homework assignments. Complete an online scavenger hunt to win prizes! Call or come in the Library to sign up.
Adult Coloring Class: 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 14. 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 and join us for 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.
Creative Movement: 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 15 (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, September 15 (every 3rd Thursday). Join us to celebrate history coming to life through the stories of young girls. We will learn more about New Orleans in the 1850’s through the eyes of American Girl Cecile Rey.
Christmas Card-Making Class for Adults: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 17. Patrons can make three Christmas cards. One card is for beginners and 2 are more advanced. Sign up required. Class is limited to 20 participants.
Language Boost: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 17. A free 1-hour session led by speech-language pathologist Loriann Schwartz, MA, CCC-SLP of Hope Therapies, LLC. For families with children ages 2-4, this fun and engaging class will include a craft, snack, and parent education about strategies to support your child’s language and ability to be understood. Great for families with children who are late talkers or who just want to give their child a language boost. Sign up at http://www.hopetherapies.org/language-boost.html or call615-241-0122.
Photography Class with Angela Daniels: 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 17. Angela’s country themed photography reminds you to slow down and notice the beauty around you. Her ‘claim to fame’ is the iconic piece, “Nashville or Bust,” once seen on the ABC network series, “Nashville.” She is our September Artist of the Month and you can see her work displayed throughout the library. Learn from her photography experience and her marketing background at this informative class. You can preview her art at http://angelafayeart.com/
Craft Class – How to Make Polymer Clay Roses: 2:30 p.m., Saturday, September 17. Sign up is required. Class is limited to 10 people. Presented by Erin Vaughan. See her roses in the display case throughout September.
Spring Hill Art Walk: 3:00 – 8:00 p.m., Saturday, September 17. Stop by our booth and see us. A free family event on Main Street.
Free Help with Healthcare: 1:30 – 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 20.
Poké Book Hunt: 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 20. Find Pokémon throughout the Spring Hill Library (and maybe learn the library layout at the same time).
Clay Pokémon Workshop: 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 20. Make a Pokémon with clay to commemorate the Pokémon craze.
Teen Advisory Group: 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 20. Calling all teens that have opinions on library teen events! Marcela Espejo invites tweens and teens to come and discuss their ideas.
4OJOS!: After School Spanish Story Time: 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 21. Stories, games, and music in Spanish. For Spanish-speaking children as well as those who want to learn Spanish.
Pokémon Club: 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 24. Bring your DS and cards to trade.
I Cre8 Art Class: 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 28. Open to all ages; no sign up necessary. Art teacher Marcela Espejo will inspire you to explore art in fun ways. For more info call 931/486-2932 or go to www.springhilllibrary.org