Naples Library Events Calendar – January 2020
Art Gallery: Featured Artists – Kris Knight. Permanent Installation – Peter Blackwood, photography.
Mondays from 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 and Ally Sick will lead the activities.
Tuesdays and Thursdays 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
January 7 & 21 : 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.
Tuesdays 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
Tuesdays from 3 – 4 PM
Tech Help Tuesdays: You’ve got tech questions, we’ve got answers! Join us on Tuesday afternoons for an hour of informal questions and answers about using a computer. Topics will range from setting up an email to using Google applications, job searches and more. Call 374-2757 to reserve a spot. Space is limited. The library will provide computers but folks are welcome to bring their own as well. Starts in January 2020
Wednesdays 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.
Fridays 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.
January 2: Thursday 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Lunch Time Book Club: Read the featured book and enjoy a lively discussion. Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple is January’s selection. Copies are available at the circulation desk upon request.
January 7: Tuesday 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Evening Book Club: Read the featured book and enjoy a lively discussion. Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple is January’s selection. Copies are available at the circulation desk upon request.
January 14: Tuesday 6-7 PM
Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse: Join L.L. Bean workshop instructor Kaitie Sprangers as she teaches us what adventure skills you need to survive a zombie apocalypse. Are you prepared?? Free, all-ages class.
January 16: Thursday 6-7 PM
Documentary Movie Night: Cold Case Hammarskjold. Danish director Mads Brügger and Swedish private investigator Göran Björkdahl are trying to solve the mysterious death of Dag Hammarskjöld. As their investigation closes in, they discover a crime far worse than killing the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
January 21: Tuesday 6 PM
Art Opening: Featured Artists – Kris Knight
January 15: Wednesday 5 PM
Naples Library Board of Trustees Meeting: Public is welcome
The Naples Library will be closed on January 1 for New Year’s Day and January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
For a full listing of events go to our FACEBOOK page.