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Each month we send out an online listing of upcoming popular fiction and non-fiction the library has on order. From a computer, go to fremontlibrary.org and click “Subscribe” and select “Upcoming Books”. If you only have a mobile device, call the library or chat with us and we’ll sign you up.
ENERGIZED Monday, May 3 7:00pm Feeling run down or lacking zest for life? Create lasting energy by developing better eating, moving, and sleeping habits, with these tips from Wellness Coach Tom Kens. Registration required.
Genealogy Interest Group
Guided Meditation & Chair Yoga Thursday, May 6, 11:30am
Join instructor Isabel Raci, C-IAYT, online for a gentle session of guided meditation and chair yoga. Registration required.
US-Dakota War of 1862:
A Forgotten Battle Monday May 10, 7:00pm Sue Baugh explains how a forgotten conflict between the government and the Dakota Sioux led to the largest mass execution in U.S. history and left a legacy that haunts both sides today. Registration required.
Wednesday, May 5, 10:00am
Our Genealogy Librarian will be on Zoom to answer your questions and help you with your searches. Registration required.
Senior Connections The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes Friday, May 14, 10:30am
Join us for our monthly book discussion. Registration required.
Wild Ones: Landscaping with Natives Wednesday, May 5, 7:00pm
Wild Ones board member and Master Gardener Sandy Washburn introduces and explains the many benefits of landscaping using native plants. Registration required.
Great Books The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
Saturday, May 29, 10:00am
A monthly book discussion of enduring works of literature and history. Registration required.
Online YOUTH Programs
BOOK of the
Early Literacy Brain Builders "lite": Process Art MAY
Recommended for ages 3-5 years. Registration is optional. Create with your preschooler to build their literacy skills! This take-home kit includes one activity focusing on Process Art.
Solitaire Chess Challenge Tuesday, May 11, 4:30pm
A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd by Jacqueline West
Grades 3 and up. Register. Work as a team to solve solitaire challenges with chess pieces! Zoom link will be shared via email before the event.
Family Book Club:
Monday, May 17, 5:30pm
Grades 3-5. Register. Join us for a book discussion online with the whole family. Include an email address when registering to receive a Zoom link and one free book per family.
The Lost Wonderland Diaries by J. Scott Savage
Collect four bookmarks from our monthly selections and bring them in for a free book!
Online Teen Programs Teen Advisory Board Monday, May 10, 4:00pm
Grades 6-12. Register. Join us on Zoom! Give your opinion and help brainstorm teen programs and more to earn a service hour. Registration and email address is required to get the Zoom link.
Exam Cram Kits - for High School Students Wednesday, May 12
Grades 9-12: Pick up an Exam Cram Kit that will have some items to help you as you study for finals! Registration and email required. Registration open 4/15-5/7.
Book of the Month
Soothing Fluffy SLIME
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Read 4 books from our monthly selections, and get a free book! Find it in the library, or online on Overdrive/Libby!
Monday, May 17 Make your own soothing fluffy slime with this kit! Registration and email required. Registration open 4/15- 5/9.