Events & Classes

Naples Library Events Calendar – October 2019 

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Art Gallery: Marnie Lersch and Alexander Fals.

Mondays 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Youth Club: Tweens and teens are invited to hang out after school and participate in cool activities, have a snack and socialize. Activities will promote STEM learning and encourage kids’ self-esteem. Kendyl Litwiller will lead the activities.

Every Tuesday morning in October from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Naples Library Archives – Open Hours: The Naples Library Archives is staffed with local volunteer experts who are available to answer your questions about Naples history or genealogy. Please call ahead if you have a specific question that need additional research. 374-2757

Every Tuesday afternoon in September from 2 – 4 PM
Play Mah Jongg: Similar to the card game rummy, American Mah Jongg is a game of skill, strategy, and calculation. The game is played with a set of tiles based on Chinese characters and symbols. This group meets every Tuesday afternoon to play Mah Jongg. If you would like to join, please call 374-2757 for details.

Tuesday and Thursday mornings in September 9:00 – 10:00 AM
Bone Builders: Bone Builders is a free exercise class for senior citizens that will help strengthen your bones, improve your balance, and increase your range of motion. Each session will incorporate the use of light hand and leg weights which will require a doctor’s written consent. Pending clearance, participants can exercise without weights. This program is a collaboration with the Ontario County Office of the Aging and will be led by Pauline Preston, certified instructor. Call the library with any questions or concerns. 374-2757

Thursday Evenings Starting in October 6:00- 9:00 PM
Adult Basic Education (ABE) and TASC Test Assessing Secondary Completion™ (formerly GED®) Preparation Classes are available to adult students who prefer classroom instruction to gain the skills necessary to prepare for and pass the TASC test. This FREE class is offered on Thursday evenings from 6-9 PM. Call 585-785-1544 or 585-785-1431 for more information or email amie.matichak@flcc.edu

October 1 & 15: Tuesday 10:30 am – Noon
Naples Library Lounge: The lounge meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 10:30 AM to noon and provides a place where adults can gather, socialize, play board and card games, read newspapers and magazines, and enjoy coffee, tea and light refreshment. Conversation Table open to all.

Every Friday morning in October at 10:30 AM
Pre-school Story time: Parents and preschoolers are invited to come and listen to stories, sing songs, dance, play with puppets, do a simple craft and more every Friday morning at 10:30 am.

October 1: Tuesday 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Naples Library Evening Book Club: Read the featured book and enjoy a lively discussion. The  Goldfinch by Donna Tartt is October’s selection. Copies are available at the circulation desk upon request.

October 3: Thursday 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Lunch Time Book Club: Read the featured book and enjoy a lively discussion. October selection is The  Goldfinch by Donna Tartt. Copies are available at the circulation desk upon request.

October 15: Tuesday 6:30 – 7:30 PM
Native American History of the Naples Area Talk: David Schewe, amateur historian and archeologist, will present a talk on the rich Native American legacy of Naples and the surrounding area. Please join the discussion and feel free to bring your own local artifacts of interest.

October 16: Wednesday 5 PM
Naples Library Board of Trustees Meeting:
Public is welcome

October 17: Thursday 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Pop-Up Family Craft – Pumpkin Painting: Join us for a fun evening of pumpkin painting. Fun for the whole family! Pumpkins will be supplied by Joseph’s Farm Wayside Market of Naples. Cider and donuts will be served. Please call to register at 374-2757 or just stop by the library to sign up. FREE, All-Ages event!

For a full listing of events go to our FACEBOOK page.