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New Year's Day: All UCLS Libraries ClosedJanuary 1, 2013 - New Year's Day: All UCLS Libraries Closed

Location:
Library: UCLS, Herr, Lewisburg, West-End


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Tai Chi ClassJanuary 2, 2013 - 1:00 p.m.Tai Chi Class

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Tai Chi, a traditional Chinese soft-style martial art, is an effective form of low-impact exercise for all ages. Classes are held every Monday and the first and third Wednesday of each month at the library with instructor Kit Sisson.
It's A Play DateJanuary 2, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.It's A Play Date

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The library is offering a fun, safe, and educational place for children and their parents to meet, play, read and discover over the holidays. There will be games, instruments, books, magnetic-board activities, puppets, puzzles and more! Parental supervision is required!
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Getting Ready for KindergartenJanuary 3, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Getting Ready for Kindergarten is a monthly program held September though May to help prepare children for kindergarten by introducing different letters and numbers through games and activities. This session is for children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2013 and will be held the first Thursday of each month.
It's A Play DateJanuary 3, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.It's A Play Date

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The library is offering a fun, safe, and educational place for children and their parents to meet, play, read and discover over the holidays. There will be games, instruments, books, magnetic-board activities, puppets, puzzles and more! Parental supervision is required!
Germ CityJanuary 3, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Germ City

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


This hands-on experience, presented by Evangelical Community Hospital, allows children and parents to examine the effects of improper hand-washing in a new light. This program is one of the ways Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Health literacy opportunities for learning.
Cross-Stitch Class January 3, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Cross-Stitch Class

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Kathleen Flynn Irion will lead this informative class for cross-stitchers of all skill levels. Cost is $3 per class and registration is not required. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
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West End Readers Adult Book GroupJanuary 7, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.West End Readers Adult Book Group

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


'The Drop' by Michael Connelly will be the topic of discussion at this month’s book group meeting. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month. This program is one of the ways the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Knitting GroupJanuary 7, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Knitting Group

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Adults and older teens interested in knitting are invited to bring their needles, yarn and projects and join the knitting group! All skill levels are welcome. This program is one of the ways The Public Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Tai Chi ClassJanuary 7, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Tai Chi Class

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Tai Chi, a traditional Chinese soft-style martial art, is an effective form of low-impact exercise for all ages. Classes are held every Monday and the first and third Wednesdays at the library with instructor Kit Sisson. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Health literacy opportunities for learning.
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Mah JonggJanuary 8, 2013 - 1:00 p.m.Mah Jongg

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


A group for teens and adults, familiar with the American version of this ancient Chinese tile game, to meet and play. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
ChessJanuary 8, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Chess

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Jessica Gallegos, chess player and instructor, leads this new group for all ages and skill levels. Bring your own chess set or board. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Special Stitches Knitting GroupJanuary 8, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Special Stitches Knitting Group

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Special Stitches knitting group welcomes all skill levels. Registration is not required. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
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Baby Discover (birth to 18 mths.)January 9, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Baby Discover (birth to 18 mths.)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
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Great Gadgets: Tips & TricksJanuary 10, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Great Gadgets: Tips & Tricks

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Sarah Biallas and Scott Fritz will be available for this open-forum session to provide tips and tricks on your new tech gadgets including eReaders, smartphones, tablets and computers! Have your questions answered or sit down for a one-on-one training session. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Information literacy opportunities for learning.
Cross-Stitch Class January 10, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Cross-Stitch Class

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Kathleen Flynn Irion will lead this informative class for cross-stitchers of all skill levels. Cost is $3 per class and registration is not required. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
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Great Gadgets: Tips & TricksJanuary 14, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Great Gadgets: Tips & Tricks

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Sarah Biallas and Scott Fritz will be available for this open-forum session to provide tips and tricks on your new tech gadgets including eReaders, smartphones, tablets and computers! Have your questions answered or sit down for a one-on-one training session. This program is one of the ways the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Information literacy opportunities for learning.
Knitting GroupJanuary 14, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Knitting Group

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Adults and older teens interested in knitting are invited to bring their needles, yarn and projects and join the knitting group! All skill levels are welcome. This program is one of the ways The Public Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Tai Chi ClassJanuary 14, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Tai Chi Class

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Tai Chi, a traditional Chinese soft-style martial art, is an effective form of low-impact exercise for all ages. Classes are held every Monday and the first and third Wednesdays at the library with instructor Kit Sisson. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Health literacy opportunities for learning.
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Meet author Marilyn MumfordJanuary 15, 2013 - 6:00 p.m.Meet author Marilyn Mumford

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Local author Marilyn Mumford will read selections from and sign copies of her new book, Keeping Most of Our Marbles in Play, a collection of primarily humorous essays challenging the notion of seniors “losing their marbles.” Wine and cheese will be served. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic, Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Mah JonggJanuary 15, 2013 - 1:00 p.m.Mah Jongg

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


A group for teens and adults, familiar with the American version of this ancient Chinese tile game, to meet and play. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
ChessJanuary 15, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Chess

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Jessica Gallegos, chess player and instructor, leads this new group for all ages and skill levels. Bring your own chess set or board. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Special Stitches Knitting GroupJanuary 15, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Special Stitches Knitting Group

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Special Stitches knitting group welcomes all skill levels. Registration is not required. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover January 15, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Preschool Discover

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Children from birth to age five, along with a parent or caregiver, are invited to this early-literacy program which focuses on letters, numbers, sounds, colors, shapes, and more through books, music and creative play. This program is one of the ways the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Toddler Discover (1-3 years)January 15, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Discover (1-3 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Join us for this new early literacy program featuring stories read aloud, interactive games, sing-a-longs and American Sign Language. This program is for children ages 1-2, along with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)January 15, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


A new early literacy program featuring stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts for children ages 3-5, along with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
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Tai Chi ClassJanuary 16, 2013 - 1:00 p.m.Tai Chi Class

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Tai Chi, a traditional Chinese soft-style martial art, is an effective form of low-impact exercise for all ages. Classes are held every Monday and the first and third Wednesdays at the library with instructor Kit Sisson. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Health literacy opportunities for learning.
Baby Discover (birth to 18 mths.)January 16, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Baby Discover (birth to 18 mths.)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)January 16, 2013 - 10:10 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)January 16, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


A new early literacy program featuring stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts for children ages 3-5, along with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
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Great Gadgets: Tips & TricksJanuary 17, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Great Gadgets: Tips & Tricks

Location: Mifflinburg Bank
Library: Herr


Sarah Biallas and Scott Fritz will be available for this open-forum session to provide tips and tricks on your new tech gadgets including eReaders, smartphones, tablets and computers! Have your questions answered or sit down for a one-on-one training session. This program is one of the ways Herr Memorial Library provides Information literacy opportunities for learning. It is being held in the Community Room of the Mifflinburg Bank.
Old-Fashioned Games NightJanuary 17, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Old-Fashioned Games Night

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Bring a board game and join us at the library for an evening of gaming and fun with friends. Snacks will be provided! This program is one of the ways the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Take Control of Your LifeJanuary 17, 2013 - 6:00 p.m.Take Control of Your Life

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Janie Neff, of Next Step Coaching, will discuss the role of a life coach in achieving your goals and leading a happy, successful life. A question and answer session will follow. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Health literacy opportunities for learning.
Adult Book GroupJanuary 17, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Adult Book Group

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


The library’s adult book group will be discussing 'The Social Animal' by David Brooks. Book group meetings are free, informal and open to the public. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning!
Evening Story TimeJanuary 17, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Evening Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


It’s a great time of year to curl up with a good story! Join us for our evening story time for children of all ages--and their parents or caregivers--featuring stories, flannel board activities and crafts. This programs is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Dining with DiabetesJanuary 17, 2013 - 12:30 p.m.Dining with Diabetes

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Lynn James, Registered Dietician with Penn State Extension, will discuss planning healthy meals, physical activity and living with diabetes, as well as provide hands-on food preparation demonstrations during this four-week course. Cost is $40 for individuals and $55 for couples and includes a cookbook, exercise DVD, stretch bands and AIC tests (average blood sugar). Costs may be covered by some insurance plans. For those who cannot afford to attend, scholarships may be available. Classes will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the library Thursdays January 17, January 24, January 31, and February 7. Participants must attend all classes. Call 1-877-489-1398 for more information and to register. This program is one of the way The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Health literacy opportunities for learning.
Toddler Discover (18 mths. to 3 years)January 17, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Discover (18 mths. to 3 years)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)January 17, 2013 - 10:10 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
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Needlework & FriendshipJanuary 18, 2013 - 1:00 p.m.Needlework & Friendship

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Bring your knitting, crocheting, quilting, and even scrapbooking projects to the library for an afternoon of fun and friendship. This program is one of the ways the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Baby Discover (birth to age 1)January 18, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Baby Discover (birth to age 1)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, games, and songs for children up to one year of age, along with a parent or caregiver are all part of this new early literacy program. Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
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Daddy Story TimeJanuary 19, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Daddy Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Children of all ages and the special men in their lives are invited to attend this special story time featuring stories, activities and crafts. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: All UCLS Libraries ClosedJanuary 21, 2013 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: All UCLS Libraries Closed

Location:
Library: UCLS, Herr, Lewisburg


In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, all Union County Library System libraries will be closed.
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Caring for Plants IndoorsJanuary 22, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Caring for Plants Indoors

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Larissa Wert and Glen Wagner of Country Cupboard, in cooperation with the Master Gardeners of Union County will present approaches to keeping plants healthy during the cold weather. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Mah JonggJanuary 22, 2013 - 1:00 p.m.Mah Jongg

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


A group for teens and adults, familiar with the American version of this ancient Chinese tile game, to meet and play. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
ChessJanuary 22, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Chess

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Jessica Gallegos, chess player and instructor, leads this new group for all ages and skill levels. Bring your own chess set or board. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Special Stitches Knitting GroupJanuary 22, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Special Stitches Knitting Group

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Special Stitches knitting group welcomes all skill levels. Registration is not required. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover January 22, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Preschool Discover

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Children from birth to age five, along with a parent or caregiver, are invited to this early-literacy program which focuses on letters, numbers, sounds, colors, shapes, and more through books, music and creative play. This program is one of the ways the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Toddler Discover (1-3 years)January 22, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Discover (1-3 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Join us for this new early literacy program featuring stories read aloud, interactive games, sing-a-longs and American Sign Language. This program is for children ages 1-2, along with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)January 22, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


A new early literacy program featuring stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts for children ages 3-5, along with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
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Baby Discover (birth to 18 mths.)January 23, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Baby Discover (birth to 18 mths.)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)January 23, 2013 - 10:10 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)January 23, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


A new early literacy program featuring stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts for children ages 3-5, along with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
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Facebook 101January 24, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Facebook 101

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Learn the basics of Facebook during this program presented by Union County Library System AmeriCorps volunteer Sarah Biallas. Learn how to set up an account, post on your timeline, upload photos, and like/comment/share. Register to attend by calling 570-922-4773. This program is one of the ways the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Information literacy opportunities for learning.
Dining with DiabetesJanuary 24, 2013 - 12:30 p.m.Dining with Diabetes

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Lynn James, Registered Dietician with Penn State Extension, will discuss planning healthy meals, physical activity and living with diabetes, as well as provide hands-on food preparation demonstrations during this four-week course. Cost is $40 for individuals and $55 for couples and includes a cookbook, exercise DVD, stretch bands and AIC tests (average blood sugar). Costs may be covered by some insurance plans. For those who cannot afford to attend, scholarships may be available. Classes will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the library Thursdays January 17, January 24, January 31, and February 7. Participants must attend all classes. Call 1-877-489-1398 for more information and to register. This program is one of the way The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Health literacy opportunities for learning.
Meet author Brittany BradiganJanuary 24, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Meet author Brittany Bradigan

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Local teen author Brittany Bradigan will be reading from and signing copies of her latest release 'Innocent Destruction,' about a young girl torn between her best friend, a mysterious new stranger and a life she isn’t sure she wants. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic, Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Let's Explore HistoryJanuary 24, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Let's Explore History

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Benjamin Franklin, noted inventor, scientist, author, musician, politician and signer of the Declaration of Independence, is the focus of this month’s program for children in first through fifth grade. Registration is required to ensure enough materials are available by calling 570-523-1172. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Toddler Discover (18 mths. to 3 years)January 24, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Discover (18 mths. to 3 years)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)January 24, 2013 - 10:10 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
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Flurries of FunJanuary 28, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Flurries of Fun

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Beat the winter blahs with an evening of fun! We will be creating a “cool” winter craft, playing some wild and crazy games, and even indulging in some “chocolate-y” treats. This program is one of the ways the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Knitting GroupJanuary 28, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Knitting Group

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Adults and older teens interested in knitting are invited to bring their needles, yarn and projects and join the knitting group! All skill levels are welcome. This program is one of the ways The Public Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Tai Chi ClassJanuary 28, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Tai Chi Class

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Tai Chi, a traditional Chinese soft-style martial art, is an effective form of low-impact exercise for all ages. Classes are held every Monday and the first and third Wednesdays at the library with instructor Kit Sisson. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Health literacy opportunities for learning.
Series for CaregiversJanuary 28, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Series for Caregivers

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Bette Scott, who cared for her aging parents, hosts a discussion series for caregivers to share tips and coping strategies. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
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Happy Birthday, Amelia Bedelia!January 29, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Happy Birthday, Amelia Bedelia!

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


In celebration of her 50th birthday, we are having an Amelia Bedelia party for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers. We will be reading Amelia Bedelia books, making a bonnet and meringue for lemon cookies! Registration is required to ensure enough materials are available. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic, Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Mah JonggJanuary 29, 2013 - 1:00 p.m.Mah Jongg

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


A group for teens and adults, familiar with the American version of this ancient Chinese tile game, to meet and play. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
ChessJanuary 29, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Chess

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Jessica Gallegos, chess player and instructor, leads this new group for all ages and skill levels. Bring your own chess set or board. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Special Stitches Knitting GroupJanuary 29, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Special Stitches Knitting Group

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Special Stitches knitting group welcomes all skill levels. Registration is not required. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover January 29, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Preschool Discover

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Children from birth to age five, along with a parent or caregiver, are invited to this early-literacy program which focuses on letters, numbers, sounds, colors, shapes, and more through books, music and creative play. This program is one of the ways the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Toddler Discover (1-3 years)January 29, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Discover (1-3 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Join us for this new early literacy program featuring stories read aloud, interactive games, sing-a-longs and American Sign Language. This program is for children ages 1-2, along with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)January 29, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


A new early literacy program featuring stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts for children ages 3-5, along with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
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Baby Discover (birth to 18 mths.)January 30, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Baby Discover (birth to 18 mths.)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)January 30, 2013 - 10:10 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)January 30, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


A new early literacy program featuring stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts for children ages 3-5, along with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
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Pictures from the OuthouseJanuary 31, 2013 - 6:00 p.m.Pictures from the Outhouse

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


As part of the Living History @ the West End Library series, local historian Robert Lee will lead us into the past through “Pictures from the Outhouse,” an unusual, but fascinating place to look for discarded treasures. Register to attend by calling 570-922-4773. This program is one of the ways the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Dining with DiabetesJanuary 31, 2013 - 12:30 p.m.Dining with Diabetes

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Lynn James, Registered Dietician with Penn State Extension, will discuss planning healthy meals, physical activity and living with diabetes, as well as provide hands-on food preparation demonstrations during this four-week course. Cost is $40 for individuals and $55 for couples and includes a cookbook, exercise DVD, stretch bands and AIC tests (average blood sugar). Costs may be covered by some insurance plans. For those who cannot afford to attend, scholarships may be available. Classes will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the library Thursdays January 17, January 24, January 31, and February 7. Participants must attend all classes. Call 1-877-489-1398 for more information and to register. This program is one of the way The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Health literacy opportunities for learning.
Book to Movie ProgramJanuary 31, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Book to Movie Program

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Kids of all ages are invited to join us for a book reading, followed by a movie about a very curious little monkey. Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172. This program is one of the ways The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic, Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Cross-Stitch Class January 31, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Cross-Stitch Class

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Kathleen Flynn Irion will lead this informative class for cross-stitchers of all skill levels. Cost is $3 per class and registration is not required. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social literacy opportunities for learning.
Toddler Discover (18 mths. to 3 years)January 31, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Discover (18 mths. to 3 years)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)January 31, 2013 - 10:10 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831. This program is one of the ways the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic literacy opportunities for learning.