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SALINA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Closings PAGE 4
Holidays will affect the library's hours
Book Bunch PAGE 8 A book club for ages 11-17
CLASS PAGES 13-19
Registration begins on Oct. 22
How to Register ...
How to Register PAGE 2 Welcome PAGE 3 All Ages PAGE 4
PAGE 4 PAGE 4
Adults PAGES 4-7
Anime Club Book Discussions Genealogy Technology
Teens PAGE 8
PAGE 4-5 PAGE 5 PAGE 5-6 PAGE 6-7
Youth PAGES 9-12
Magic Tree House Club PAGE 12
Community Learning & Skills Sharing (CLASS) PAGES 13-19 About CLASS Registration Form Arts & Crafts Exercise & Movement Food & Drink Home Order Brain Gain
PAGE 13 PAGE 14 PAGE 15-16 PAGE 17 PAGE 17 PAGE 18-19 PAGE 19
... for general library events.
General library events, on Pages 4-12, are free. Some events require registration and some do not, which will be indicated in the event description. ONLINE: Go to salinapubliclibrary.org and click on the Events button (top, right). BY PHONE: Call (785) 825-4624. IN PERSON: Stop by the Information Desk, the Technology Center Help Desk or the Youth Services Desk.
... for CLASS courses.
CLASS courses, beginning on page 13, require payment of a small fee and registration by a deadline. ONLINE: Go to salina.coursestorm.com
IN PERSON: Visit the McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. DROPBOX: Leave your registration form and payment in the secure drop box on the front of the McKenzie Center. More on CLASS registration can be found on Pages 13-14.
Locations & Hours Salina Public Library | 301 W. Elm Monday-Thursday | 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday & Saturday | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday | 1-6 p.m. McKenzie Center | 308 W. Elm Monday-Friday | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Book Drops: Dillon's | 2350 Planet Ave. Dillon's | 1235 E. Cloud St. www.salinapubliclibrary.org | (785) 825-4624 Did you know that the Friends of the Library has a shelf of books for sale year-round inside the library's north entrance (pictured at left)? There is also a shelf of children's books in Youth Services. You can support the Friends and pick a book for keeps.
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CONNECTING PEOPLE TO INFORMATION, LEARNING AND CULTURE. SERVICE MINDED | PEOPLE CENTERED | LIFELONG LEARNING
library board Brendan Burke, President Phil Bowman, Vice President David Greiser, Treasurer Judy Nold, Secretary Gerry Cox Mary Lemon Karen Bonar Trent Davis, Mayor email@example.com
friends of the library Mary Shaffer, President firstname.lastname@example.org
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Image courtesy of artist Elizabeth Daniel. Her work will be on display in Gallery 708 from Nov. 8-Dec. 6.
ibrary staff have been spending some time thinking about our role in the community. We've asked for your feedback about what you love and what you wish for, and we've collected data on how the library is used. All of this will go into the library's new strategic plan. You may have already seen some changes, like our redesigned website. More changes will come â€” some small, some larger. There are some things that won't change. The library will always strive to give you access to the information, learning and culture that you need and enjoy. Staff will always work their hardest to put the needs of patrons at the center of our work. So whether you love paper books or ebooks, rowdy storytimes or quiet study rooms, remember that Salina Public Library is for you. Melanie Hedgespeth Library Director firstname.lastname@example.org WINTER 2019-20 | 3
“Watercolors, Pencils & Crayons”
Monday, Nov. 11 | Closed all day
Wednesday, Dec. 25 | Closed all day
New Year’s Eve
Thursday, Nov. 28 & Friday, Nov. 29 | Closed all day, both days
Saturday, Dec. 7 | Closing at 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 24 | Closed all day
Tuesday, Dec. 31 | Closing at 1 p.m.
New Year’s Day
Wednesday, Jan. 1 | Closed all day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, Jan. 20 | Closed all day
On display: Friday, Nov. 8-Friday, Dec. 6 Reception: Friday, Dec. 6 | 4-5:30 p.m. Location: Gallery 708
A lifelong fascination with the “Atomic Era” and the design elements of the ’50s and ’60s lead artist Elizabeth Daniel to toying with the idea of mixing nature and nostalgia. She creates mid-century inspired work that boasts bright colors and almost appears to serve as vibrant, kitschy advertisements for Kansas scenery.
On display: Friday, Dec. 13-Friday, Jan. 10 Reception: Friday, Jan. 3 | 4-5:30 p.m. Location: Gallery 708
Artist Tayla Naden shares her self-portraits using remnants of past art projects. "Flower Portrait" by Tayla Naden Each piece includes many layers and stages which are represented with different colors, shapes and textures. Her “By-products” are constructed from used paint palettes, second-hand items, or otherwise abandoned projects, which is referred to as “by-product art.” WINTER 2019-20 | 4
On display: Monday, Jan. 20-Saturday, Feb. 29 Reception: Friday, Feb. 7 | 4-5:30 p.m. Location: Gallery 708
Hobbyist Deborah Ann Fulford began sketching and painting in 2009. Since then she’s enjoyed working with humble materials including 8-by-10-inch watercolor paper. Her favorite subject matter is fantasy and still life. Most recently she’s begun exploring abstract too. Her exhibit celebrates the collection of images she has created over the years with watercolors, pencils and crayons.
One-on-One Employment Help
Friday, Nov. 1 or 15, Dec. 6 or 20, Jan. 3 or 17 | 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 or 16, Dec. 7, Jan. 4 or 18 | 10 a.m. Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Getting a job requires a lot of preparation. Receive one-onone help with your resume, cover letter, interviewing, completing job applications or job searching.
Hearthstone: Fireside Gathering
Friday, Nov. 1 | 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2 or Jan. 6 | 6 p.m. Adults & Teens No registration required. Location: Technology Center Lounge
Hearthstone is an online and free-to-play strategy card game. You collect powerful cards and create mighty decks. Join us at the library for casual games of fun, informal tournaments, questing, or watch live streaming games! Please bring your own device, but limited loaners for the gathering are available.
A casual group that meets for snacks and discussion of anime, viewing a few episodes of a different anime each month.
“Bungo Stray Dogs”
Wednesday, Nov. 27 | 7 p.m. Teens and Adults — Rated TV-14. No registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Kicked out of his orphanage and starving, Atsushi Nakajima finds himself involved with the Armed Detective Agency, using inhuman abilities to combat crime. SALINA PUBLIC LIBRARY CALENDAR
Anime Movie Night — “Tokyo Godfathers”
"The Hate U Give" by Angie Thomas
Watch the anime film “Tokyo Godfathers.” Middle-aged alcoholic Gin, teenage runaway Miyuki, and former drag queen Hana are a trio of homeless people surviving as a makeshift family on the streets of Tokyo. While rummaging through the trash for food on Christmas Eve, they stumble upon an abandoned newborn baby in a trash bin.
After witnessing her friend’s death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter’s life becomes complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Khalil died.
Wednesday, Dec. 18 | 7 p.m. Teens and Adults — Rated PG-13. No registration required. Location: Prescott Room
“Kakuriyo: Bed and Breakfast for Spirits” Wednesday, Jan. 22 | 7 p.m. Teens and Adults — Rated TV-14. No registration required. Location: Prescott Room
After Aoi’s grandfather dies, she is approached by an ogre. Demanding she pay her grandfather’s debt, he requests her to marry him. Refusing this offer, Aoi decides to work at a bed and breakfast for spirits, making delicious food, to pay back the debt instead.
Monday Night Book Discussion is a casual book club that talks about a new, popular, contemporary read each month.
“The Music Shop” by Rachel Joyce Monday, Nov. 4 | 7 p.m. Adults No registration required. Location: Technology Center Conference Room
In 1988, the owner of a music shop, who uses his talent for connecting customers to the music they seek, resists a chance at an intimate relationship with a young woman who hides a mysterious agenda and compels him to confront painful elements from his past. SALINA PUBLIC LIBRARY CALENDAR
Monday, Dec. 9 | 7 p.m. Adults and Teens No registration required. Location: Technology Center Conference Room
"Once Upon a River" by Diane Setterfield Monday, Jan. 13 | 7 p.m. Adults No registration required. Location: Technology Center Conference Room
When the seemingly dead body of a child reanimates hours after arriving at an ancient inn on the Thames, three families try to claim her.
Family History Detectives: Stop Playing Telephone Thursday, Nov. 21 | 6:30 p.m. Adults No registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Librarian Barbara Mulvihill will present “Stop Playing Telephone: Separating Fact From Fiction in Family Stories.”
Family History Detectives: FOLD3 Thursday, Jan. 16 | 6:30 p.m. Adults No registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Librarian Barbara Mulvihill will speak about using the new Kansas State Library Database, FOLD3.
For events that require registration, visit the online calendar at salinapubliclibrary.org or call (785) 825-4624. WINTER 2019-20 | 5
For events that require registration, visit the online calendar at salinapubliclibrary.org or call (785) 825-4624.
Adult Events Genealogy The Genealogist is In!
Thursday, Nov. 21 or Jan. 16 | 4 OR 5 p.m. Adults Registration required. Location: Campbell Room
Get one-on-one assistance from an experienced genealogy volunteer.
Getting Photos from Your Phone
Wednesday, Jan. 15 | 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 | 1:30 p.m. Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Learn how to use free photo sharing and storage services on Android or iOS devices. Whether sending to a particular person or to a place for printing, we will teach you the various ways to free your photos.
Saturday, Nov. 2 or 16, Dec. 7, Jan. 4 or 18 | 2 p.m. No Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Bring a project or start something new with the libraryâ€™s makers group. Come collaborate with like-minded individuals as we work with electronic kits, 3D prints and more.
One-on-One Tech Help
Technology Registration for adult technology events opens two weeks prior to the event at 9 a.m.
One-on-One Smartphone Support
Friday, Nov. 1, 8 or 15, Dec. 6 or 13, Jan. 3, 10 or 17 | 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27 | 10 a.m. Registration required. Location: Tech Center One-on-One Help Desk
Need help with your Smartphone? Register to receive individual help from our technology staff.
Wednesday, Jan. 29 | 1:30 p.m. Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
This class offers the basics of using an Android or Apple phone, including help with managing settings, privacy and apps. WINTER 2019-20 | 6
Tuesdays, Nov. 5-Jan. 28 | 11 a.m. (No Tech Help on Dec. 24, 31 or Jan. 21) Wednesdays, Nov. 6-Jan. 29 | 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. or 6 p.m. (No Tech Help on Dec. 25 or Jan. 1) Registration required. Location: Tech Center One-on-One Help Desk Need technology help? Register to receive individual, hands-on assistance from a library tech. Basic computer skills are required.
Wednesday, Nov. 6 or Dec. 4 | 6 p.m. Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Questions are welcomed! In this class, participants will become familiar with the Excel interface, including title bar, tabs, columns, rows and formula bar; creating a spreadsheet and inserting text and values; using basic functions, such as autosum, autofill; writing basic formulas to make Excel do the math for you; and printing sheets.
Wednesday, Nov. 13 or Dec. 11 | 6 p.m. Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Questions are welcomed! In this class, participants will become familiar with freezing rows and columns; sorting and filtering data; creating named ranges to use in formulas; working with average, minimum and maximum functions; and how to create and customize graphs. SALINA PUBLIC LIBRARY CALENDAR
Google Sheets Basics
Wednesday, Nov. 6 or Dec. 4 | 7 p.m. Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Looking for an alternative to Microsoft Excel? In this class, participants will become familiar with the Sheets interface; creating a new spreadsheet and adding content; customizing and editing data; working with rows and columns; writing basic formulas to make Google Sheets do the math for you; and printing sheets.
Google Docs Basics
Thursday, Nov. 7, Dec. 5 or Jan. 9 | 7 p.m. Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Looking for an alternative to Microsoft Word. In this class, participants will become familiar with creating a Doc; selecting and formatting text, including copy/paste, size, color, bullets; and printing, saving, closing and opening Docs.
Google Chrome Extensions
Thursday, Jan. 30 | 4 p.m. Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Optimize your browsing experience in Google Chrome with the addition of these helpful extensions.
Thursday, Nov. 7, Dec. 5 or Jan. 2 | 6 p.m. Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Learn how to create and edit a document with Microsoft Word. Questions welcome! In this class, participants will become familiar with Word’s interface, including the ribbon and title bar; creating a document; selecting and formatting text, including copy/paste, size, color, bullets; printing, saving, closing and opening documents.
Thursday, Nov. 14, Dec. 12 or Jan. 9 | 6 p.m. Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
If you’re comfortable with Microsoft Word but want to learn more tips and tricks, this is your class. Questions welcome! In this class, participants will become familiar with margins, indents and tabs; headers/footers; pictures and shapes; and hyperlinks.
Tuesday, Nov. 12 or 26, Dec. 10, Jan. 14 or 28 | 2:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, Dec. 9, Jan. 13 or 27 | 6 p.m. Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Learn how to work with our digital library material platforms which include the Sunflower eLibrary, Hoopla and RBDigital.
Wednesday, Nov. 20 | 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 | 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27 | 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31 | 10 a.m. Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Learn about a variety of products you could purchase for your home and add in a little intelligence. Participants will get to see smart devices in action like the Google Home Mini and Amazon Echo Dot.
Savings for Black Friday Shopping Thursday, Nov. 21 | 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22 | 10 a.m. Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Black Friday shopping is a way to get the things you need at a low cost, but can you save even more? Learn about different websites to use and how to find coupons to make your experience even better.
Thursday, Dec. 19 | 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29 | 4 p.m. Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Learn what options are available to reduce or even eliminate your cable bill. Streaming devices, free apps and other helpful tech tips will be discussed.
“LEARNING IS NOT ATTAINED BY CHANCE, IT MUST BE SOUGHT FOR WITH ARDOR AND ATTENDED TO WITH DILIGENCE.” — Abigail Adams SALINA PUBLIC LIBRARY CALENDAR
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Teens Makers Group for Teens
Thursday, Nov. 7 or 21, Dec. 5, Jan. 2 or 16 | 4 p.m. No Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Book Bunch Take a look at Anime Club, Hearthstone: Fireside Gathering and December's Monday Night Book Discussion on Pages 4-5.
If you love to learn about technology, join this techie hangout for teens. Choose from a variety of projects including, but not limited to, photo editing, 3D printing, coding, game making and robotics. This is a drop-in class that meets the first and third Thursdays of the month.
Saturday, Nov. 9 or 23, Dec. 14, Jan. 11 or 25 | 3 p.m. Ages 12-17 Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Join in the fun of some classic Minecraft Minigames! From hot potato to bed wars, there is a little bit of something for every kind of Minecrafter. Registration opens one week before the event at 9 a.m.
Winter Stay ’n’ Play
Friday, Dec. 20 | 2 p.m. Ages 10-17 Registration required. Location: Technology Center
Come play all afternoon in the Tech Center! Snacks will be provided. We will have a variety of gaming available. Minecraft and Fortnite will be running in the lab, Roblox on the Internet PCs, Virtual Reality for those 12 and older, PS4, Switch and board games available as well. Registration opens one week before the event at 9 a.m.
Friday, Jan. 31 | 4 p.m. Ages 9-16 Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Follow clues posted or hidden in the room, sidestep red herrings, and work together to beat the clock. Breakout EDU is an excellent tool for participants to practice 21st century skills including collaboration, communication, critical thinking and problem solving. Registration opens one week before the event at 9 a.m.
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We will meet, eat pizza and discuss the book of the month. Registration opens one week prior to the event at 9 a.m.
“Front Desk” by Kelly Yang Tuesday, Nov. 26 | 6 p.m. Ages 11 years and older Registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Mia Tang has a lot of secrets: Number 1: She lives in a motel, not a big house. Every day, while her immigrant parents clean the rooms, 10-year-old Mia manages the front desk of the Calivista Motel and tends to its guests. Number 2: Her parents hide immigrants. And if the mean motel owner, Mr. Yao, finds out they've been letting them stay in the empty rooms for free, the Tangs will be doomed. Number 3: She wants to be a writer. But how can she when her mom thinks she should stick to math because English is not her first language? It will take all of Mia's courage, kindness and hard work to get through this year. Will she be able to hold on to her job, help the immigrants and guests, escape Mr. Yao, and go for her dreams?
“Real Friends” by Shannon Hale & LeUyen Pham Tuesday, Jan. 28 | 6 p.m. Ages 11 years and older Registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Shannon and Adrienne have been best friends ever since they were little. But one day, Adrienne starts hanging out with Jen, the most popular girl in class and the leader of a circle of friends called The Group. Everyone in The Group wants to be Jen's No. 1, and some girls would do anything to stay on top ... even if it means bullying others. Now every day is like a roller coaster for Shannon. Will she and Adrienne stay friends? Can she stand up for herself? And is she in The Group — or out?
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Youth Brainy Babies
Mondays & Wednesdays | 9:30 a.m. Ages birth to 2 years old No registration required. Location: Imagination Station
Bring your little one to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs.
Friday, Nov. 1, 8 or 15, Dec. 6 or 13, Jan. 3, 10 or 17 | 4:30 p.m. Ages 6-16 Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Explore and create in this world entirely made of blocks! The only limitation is your imagination. Players of all skill levels are welcome. Registration opens one week prior to the event at 9 a.m.
Tiny Tech Club
Friday, Nov. 1, 8 or 15, Dec. 6 or 13, Jan. 3, 10 or 17 | 4 p.m. Ages 5-7 Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
If you love to learn about technology, join in this fun time for tiny techs. Each 30-minute class explores a different techie topic. Registration opens one week prior to the event at 9 a.m.
Wednesdays or Thursdays, Nov. 6-14 & Jan. 22-30 | 10:15 a.m. Ages 3-5 No registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Join us for good stories, rhymes, music and fun! Fall storytime is offered every Wednesday and Thursday at 10:15 a.m. from Sept. 11-Nov. 14. Spring storytime will run Jan. 22-March 26
Thursdays, Nov. 7 or 21, Dec. 5 or 19, Jan. 2 or 16 | 4 p.m. Ages 6-12 years old Registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Do you love to build with LEGO? Join fellow Master Builders as we create something new at SPL. Builders of all skill levels are welcome. Creations that complete the build challenge for each session will be featured in our rotating â€œLEGO Hall of Fame.â€? Participants will use the library set of LEGOs so that we can mix and match worry-free. Class size is limited to 20. Registration opens one week prior to the event at 9 a.m.
Youth Tech Club
Learning Games for Youth
Tuesday, Nov. 5 or 19, or Jan. 7 | 4 p.m. Ages 9-12 Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Sneak in some extra learning time by playing fun math and reading games. Registration opens one week prior to the event at 9 a.m. SALINA PUBLIC LIBRARY CALENDAR
Tuesday, Nov. 12 or 26, Dec. 10, Jan. 14 or 28 | 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, Dec. 12 or Jan. 9 | 4 p.m. Ages 8-12 Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
If you love to learn about technology, join in this techie club for youth. Each month the club explores a new topic. Registration opens one week prior to the event at 9 a.m. For events that require registration, visit the online calendar at salinapubliclibrary.org or call (785) 825-4624. WINTER 2019-20 | 9
Tuesday, Nov. 12, Dec. 10 or Jan. 14 | 9:30 a.m. Ages 6-24 months old No registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Play and learn with activities that engage all five senses and promote learning through play.
Kids on Canvas
Tuesday, Nov. 12, Dec. 10 or Jan. 14 | 6 p.m. Ages 6 years and up Registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Experience painting on canvas paper or canvas board using acrylics. Class size is limited to 25. Registration opens one week prior to the event at 9 a.m.
Happy Bear Presentation
Wednesday, Nov. 20 | 10:15 a.m. Ages 3-5 years old No registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Learn about "Good Touch, Bad Touch" in this program for preschoolers. Happy Bear will teach children, in a developmentally appropriate way, how to say "No," and what to do if someone makes you feel uncomfortable.
Thursday, Nov. 21 | 10:15 a.m. Ages 3-5 years old No registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Join us for stories, music and fun!
Saturday, Nov. 16 | 2 p.m. Families and youth of all ages No registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Let's get ready for the release of “Frozen 2” by revisiting Arendale in this sing-along showing of “Frozen.”
Crazy 8s Math Club
Mondays, Nov. 18-Jan. 6 | 4 p.m. Grades 3-5 Registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Crazy 8s Math Club is designed to get elementary school kids fired up about math. Every week of this 8-week session, kids get to build, run, jump, make a mess … all while making friends. It’s nothing like your usual math club. This club meets eight times, and signing up for the first meeting reserves your spot for the following weeks. For more information and to check availability, email Heather at email@example.com.
Tuesday, Nov. 19, Dec. 17 or Jan. 21 | 10:15 a.m. Ages 3-5 years old No registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Join us for this active storytime that combines great stories and movement. Dance Storytime is offered every third Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. and is hosted by Tamara Howe School of Dance. WINTER 2019-20 | 10
Letters to Santa
Saturday, Nov. 30-Monday, Dec. 16 Youth of all ages Location: Youth Services
Letters to Santa can be dropped off in the mailbox in Youth Services. For a reply, letters should be left by Dec. 16 and include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Glass Ornament Making Tuesday, Dec. 3 | 6 p.m. Ages 10 years and older Registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Have fun creating a memorable Christmas tree decoration for your family tree or to give away. Join us in making pour painted glass ornaments. Registration opens one week prior to the event at 9 a.m.
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For events that require registration, visit the online calendar at salinapubliclibrary.org or call (785) 825-4624.
Wednesday, Dec. 4 | 10:15 a.m. Ages 3-5 years old No registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Join us for stories, music and fun!
Saturday, Dec. 7 | 2 p.m. Families and youth of all ages No registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Gear up for the holiday season with a showing of "The Grinch" (2018 version). The Grinch attempts to undermine the annual Christmas celebration at Whoville with the help of his loyal dog and reindeer. He disguises himself as Santa Claus and tries to steal all the presents, but his cover is threatened by an earnest young girl.
Gingerbread House Making
Wednesday, Dec. 11 | 10:15 a.m. OR 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec.12 | 10:15 a.m. Youth of all ages Registration required. Location: Prescott Room
'Tis the season ... for gingerbread! Everyone will make and decorate a gingerbread house to take home. Program limited to 25 participants. Registration opens one week prior to the event at 9 a.m.
Saturday, Dec. 14 | 10 a.m. Ages 6-11 years old Registration required. Location: Prescott Room
The best way to spread Christmas cheer, is singing loud for all to hear. Join us and learn what it takes to become one of Santa's elves. Program limited to 20 participants. Registration opens one week prior to the event at 9 a.m.
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Holiday Tech Art
Tuesday, Dec. 17 | 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19 | 4 p.m. Ages 6-16 Registration required. Location: Technology Center Learning Lab
Come get crafty with bits of old technology, and make a gift friends and family won’t forget. Registration opens one week prior to the event at 9 a.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 18 | 10:15 a.m. Ages 3-5 years old No registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Join us for stories, music and fun!
Tuesday, Jan. 7 | 10:15 a.m. Ages 3-5 years old Registration required. Location: Prescott Room
In this program, kids will get to experiment and explore different art mediums thru process art. Process art is about the "process" of creating rather than the product created. The children work on their fine motor skills, sensory exploration, Math, Science and self expression. Program limited to 15 participants. Registration opens one week prior to the event at 9 a.m. Please send your children in clothes they can get messy.
Wednesday, Jan. 8 | 4 p.m. Grades 3rd-5th Registration required. Location: Prescott Room In this fun STEM program, students will build a basketball goal and a free throw shooter! Program limited to 10 participants. Registration opens one week prior to the event at 9 a.m.
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Music & Movement Storytime Thursday, Jan. 9 | 10:15 a.m. Ages 3-5 years old No registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Enjoy songs, rhymes, rhythm and dance in this active program for children ages 3-5 and their parents or caregivers.
Thursday, Jan. 30 | 4:15, 4:30, 4:45 OR 5 p.m. Grades 1st-4th Registration required. Location: Prescott Room
Practice reading tail-waggin’ books for 15 minutes to the best listener ever, a four-legged friend, in a nonjudgmental environment, to a four legged friend. Sign up to reserve your spot and please arrive five minutes early. Parents: Reading to dogs can boost reading skills in children as well as help with emotional and social skills. Registration opens one week prior to the event at 9 a.m.
Magic Tree House Club Join the Magic Tree House Book Club on amazing adventures through time! With the help of a little magic from Camelot and a very special tree house, you'll never know where we'll end up next. Come along on our next adventure as we learn about science, history and amazing places all around the world. Through crafts, activities and games, we can take a vacation without leaving the comfort of the library. Registration opens one week prior to the event at 9 a.m.
“Thanksgiving on Thursday” Monday Math Club Does Rubik’s Cube Mondays, Jan. 27 | 4 p.m. Grades 3rd-5th Registration required. Location: Prescott Room
If you're a kid who loves Crazy 8s, you'll enjoy this event, too. Students experience productive struggle while developing critical thinking, problem solving and visualization skills when learning to solve the Rubik’s Cube. Benefits of this program include: lessons aligned to Common Core, national and state standards; support STEM/STEAM content and teaching using an authentic learning experience; promotes skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, perseverance and logical thinking; and enables students to develop confidence and a more positive attitude about learning. This club meets six times, and signing up for the first meeting reserves your spot for the following weeks. For more information and to check availability, email Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org. Program limited to 12 participants. Registration opens one week prior to the event at 9 a.m.
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Wednesday, Nov. 27 | 4 p.m. Ages 5-8 years old Registration required. Location: Prescott Room
It's a time for giving thanks when the Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie back to 1621 on the first Thanksgiving Day.
“Polar Bears Past Bedtime”
Wednesday, Jan. 29 | 4 p.m. Ages 5-8 years old Registration required. Location: Prescott Room
It's icicle city … when the Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie to the frozen Arctic.
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McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm Monday-Friday | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. email@example.com (785) 825-4624, ext. 218
registration begins Oct. 22 early friends registration is on Oct. 21 Details Page 14. SALINA PUBLIC LIBRARY CALENDAR
Popular CLASS instructors Barry and Meta West will teach Autumn Inspired Menu (Page 17).
How to Register for CLASS Online: salina.coursestorm.com
Fast, easy, secure! Online registration begins at 9 a.m. Oct. 22. Use your credit or debit card to enroll. You will receive an email confirmation for your registration. In Person: McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm Bring your completed registration form (page 14) and payment to the McKenzie Center (north of the library) 9 a.m.-5 p.m. MondayFriday beginning Tuesday, Oct. 22. Dropbox: McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm You may leave your registration and payment in our secure drop box, located on the front of the building. Registrations will be processed beginning on Oct. 22 starting at 9 a.m. In-person and online registrations are processed first when registration opens. Turning your form in early does not guarantee your registration. Your registration is not secure until payment is received. WINTER 2019-20 | 13
CLASS Registration Form Name Address City State Zip Phone Email Address Course Title
Method of payment Check (Payable to Salina Public Library)
Early Friends Registration
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*Charge will appear on your statement as “BT Salina” Liability release information This release is for any and all liability for personal injuries and property losses or damage occasioned by, or in connection with, this CLASS event. The undersigned agrees to abide by all rules and regulations set forth by Salina Public Library and/or its affiliate groups and vendors throughout the CLASS activity. In the event that the individual(s) registered in any CLASS sponsored program(s) is in need of treatment at any emergency room or medical care facility, the participant’s instructor, or any employee of Salina Public Library and/or other sponsoring agencies, has my consent to authorize my treatment for the participant(s) by the doctor(s) of their choosing as the doctor(s) may deem necessary. I, the undersigned, do hereby acknowledge that I have granted permission for me/my child to participate in any and all CLASS program(s) with full knowledge of the risks involved and I hereby agree to assume those risks and to hold Salina Public Library, other sponsoring agencies and all of their representatives free from liability for any injury, harm, or complication resulting from said participation in any and all program(s). Furthermore, I do understand that accident insurance is not provided by Salina Public Library and/or other sponsoring agencies, and I hereby agree to assume full responsibility for any and all medical expenses resulting from any accidents or injuries suffered by me and/or my child while participating in said program(s). I also acknowledge that Salina Public Library may take photographs of me/ my child while participating in CLASS activities, and I grant permission for the library to use said photographs for the purpose of promoting and informing the community about CLASS activities.
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Friends of the Salina Public Library can register for CLASSes one day early. To take advantage of this benefit, you must be a current Friends member and visit the McKenzie Center from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 21.
Each class has a date by which registration must be made, which is listed with each description. Registrations past this date cannot be accepted.
A 100 percent refund will be issued if you cancel your enrollment in the course one week before the course begins or if the course is canceled by the library. Refunds may require up to 10 days to process. No refund will be issued for cancellations made after seven days prior or for nonattendance. If you are dissatisfied for any reason with a course you have attended, we will gladly offer you a CLASS gift certificate for the cost of the course. If a course is canceled due to inclement weather, every effort will be made to reschedule.
If you cannot afford a CLASS fee, the library offers scholarships. Inquire with McKenzie Center staff.
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Arts & Crafts
Meeting 1: Saturday, Nov. 2 | 10 a.m.-Noon Register by Oct. 26 Meeting 2: Saturday, Nov. 2 | 2-4 p.m. Register by Oct. 26 Ages 16 and older Location: Prairie Lavender Farm, 69 Alpine Ridge Lane, Bennington Fee: $70
Wreaths are a simple and beautiful way to bring a touch of lavender into your home. In this course, work with dried lavender and watch your wreath bloom as you complete each step in the process. In addition to completing a boxed, decorative 14-inch circular lavender wreath to give as a gift or enjoy for years to come, Mike will address problems that arise when working with dried herbs and flowers, and you will learn how to best display your creation. Driving directions to the farm will be provided upon registration.
Fall Focus Floral Design
Saturday, Nov. 16 | 2-4 p.m. Ages 16 and older Register by Nov. 9 Location: The Flower Nook, 208 E. Iron Ave. Fee: $50
During this hands-on floral arranging class, you will experience the artistic flow of fall flowers. Instructor and florist Peggy Debey will show you how to arrange fresh fall foliage and flowers in a rectangle Quaker weave basket, perfect for your fall tablescapes. SALINA PUBLIC LIBRARY CALENDAR
Thursday, Dec. 12 | 5-7 p.m. Ages 16 and older Register by Dec. 5 Location: McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm Fee: $60
During this hands-on floral arranging class, you will start by using mixed winter greens and berries as base for your arrangement. Instructor and florist Peggy Debey will show students best practices for arranging an assortment of red and white flowers. In addition, she will share her tips and tricks for using candles during the holiday season. After enjoying your lesson and treats, you’ll have your very own floral arrangement to take home.
Meeting 1: Thursday, Nov. 21 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. Register by Nov. 14 Meeting 2: Thursday, Jan. 16 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. Register by Jan. 9 Ages 16 and older Location: McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm Fee: $15
Do you love crafting and Pinterest-ing but never find the time to get to all those projects? Join this handson, step-by-step guided class, and create the Pinterest “surprise” craft selected by your instructor, Eileen. Your surprise Pinterest craft project will be revealed during class, and all supplies will be provided by your instructor. WINTER 2019-20 | 15
Arts & Crafts
Exercise & Movement
Series 1: Mondays, Nov. 18-Dec. 16 | 6-7 p.m. Register by Nov. 11 Series 2: Mondays, Jan. 6-Feb. 10 | 6-7 p.m. (No class on Jan. 20) Register by Dec. 30 Ages 16 and older Location: Webster Conference Center, 2601 N. Ohio Fee: $30 per series
Alcohol Marker Color Blending Saturday, Jan. 18 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Ages 16 and older Register by Jan. 4 Location: McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm Fee: $40 Learn how to create artist-quality color-blending using Stampin’ Blends alcohol markers. The demonstration from instructor Pam Wells will include blending light and dark shades of the same color, blending different colors and using a color lifter. Participants will practice using alcohol markers and receive five markers to take home and continue creating with. Please bring a sack lunch.
Exercise & Movement
Yin Yang Yoga
Series 1: Wednesdays, Oct. 30, Nov. 6-20 & Dec. 4 | 5:45-6:45 p.m. Register by Oct. 23 Series 2: Wednesdays, Jan. 8, 15 & 29, & Feb. 5-12 | 5:45-6:45 p.m. Register by Jan. 2 Ages 16 and older Location: Prescott Room Fee: $30 per series This yoga class is designed for all levels of yogis, including beginners. Enjoy the benefits of slow flow yoga movement and long stretching during this one-hour Yin Yang class with new, certified yoga instructor JoAnn McClure. Yin is a passive, transformative style of yoga in which participants hold postures for minutes at a time. Slow down and tune in while you lengthen and therapeutically release joints, muscles, ligaments and other connective tissues in your body. Yang yoga promotes the more active aspect of yoga in a slow flow, gentle style. Combined, we will work on muscles, blood flow, strength, flexibility and balance to promote a healthy life. WINTER 2019-20 | 16
Balance and center yourself with an evening yoga class taught by Melanie Back. Build a strong foundation in body awareness by allowing yourself to explore your own personal experience of yoga through inner focus. Creative hatha mixed with multiple movement modalities make this course great for beginning to intermediate levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.
Chair Yoga Series 1: Tuesdays, Nov. 19-Dec. 17 | 12:15-12:45 p.m. Register by Nov. 12 Series 2: Tuesdays, Jan. 7-Feb. 4 | 12:15-12:45 p.m. Register by Jan. 2 Ages 16 and older Location: McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm Fee: $20 per series Are you looking for lower-impact yoga? In this weekly course, Melanie Back will teach you how you can breathe properly, stretch, strengthen and twist, all while seated. Not just for seniors, these yoga moves can also be used to relax and rejuvenate during the busy workday.
Zumba Gold Series 1: Wednesdays & Fridays, Nov. 8-22 | 9:15-10 a.m. Register by Nov. 1 Series 2: Wednesdays & Fridays, Jan. 3-24 | 9:15-10 a.m. Register by Dec. 27 Ages 16 and older Location: McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm Fee: $20 Series 1, $25 Series 2 This easy-to-follow program lets you get moving at your own speed. Zumba® Gold is a fitness program designed to take exciting Latin and international dance rhythms created in the original Zumba® and bring them to the active older adult, beginners or those not used to exercising. Created to emphasize the basics, Zumba® Gold is guaranteed to provide you with a safe and effective total body workout. Taught by instructor Angelina Lawrence. SALINA PUBLIC LIBRARY CALENDAR
Kenjutsu (Japanese Swordsmanship)
Tuesdays, Nov. 5-26 | 6-7 p.m. Ages 16 and older Register by Oct. 29 Location: Shinzenkan Dojo, 203 W. Ash St. Fee: $35 Learn the basics of Itto Ryu swordsmanship founded by Ito Ittosai. Itto Ryu is based on the concept of “one sword, one cut.” Participants will learn theory of swordsmanship, basic cuts, stances, forms and terminology with black belt instructor Stephanie Johannes. The cost of the class includes a bokken for you to keep (wooden sword).
Food & Drink Autumn Inspired Menu
Food & Drink
Instapot 101 with Chef Alli
Meeting 1: Saturday, Nov. 23 | 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Register by Nov. 16
Meeting 1: Monday, Nov. 4 | 6-8:30 p.m. Register by Oct. 28
Meeting 2: Saturday, Nov. 23 | 2-4:30 p.m. Register by Nov. 16
Meeting 2: Tuesday, Nov. 5 | 6-8:30 p.m. Register by Oct. 29
Ages 16 and older Location: Prescott Room Fee: $32
Ages 16 and older Location: Crestwood, Inc., 601 E. Water Well Road Fee: $45 The Wests, Barry and Meta, have a sophisticated seasonally inspired menu featuring autumn flavors and aromas. This party-pleasing spread is well suited to a cool, crisp fall evening. The menu’s starter will be pear, dried fruit and candied walnut salad with a balsamic vinaigrette. You’ll learn how to spice the nuts and create a flavorful vinaigrette. Taking center stage, they’ll prepare a spinach and mushroom stuffed roasted pork loin with mushroom gravy. Cooking demos will include butterflying a loin, tying a stuffed loin and then roasting; techniques for “sweating” vs. sauteing vegetables for the filling; and gravy making tips. Barry will explain how to add a new twist to a classic side dish when preparing truffle oil-infused mashed potatoes. A tangy cranberry sauce, flavored with fruitbased vinegar, will add color to the plate. For the finale, the Wests will prepare a caramel apple upside down cake — caramelized fruity goodness over a tender, light cake. Make-ahead tips, recipe handouts, culinary information and food tasting are all included in the class.
Learn more about CLASS instructors at salina.coursestorm.com. SALINA PUBLIC LIBRARY CALENDAR
Are you brand new to electric pressure cooking and hoping to make delicious meals in minutes? Or, maybe you’ve had your Instant Pot for awhile, but it’s still in the box (because, frankly, it scares you)? Enter Chef Alli, who’s been electric pressure cooking for years and is thrilled with how the Instant Pot has completely changed the way she does dinner. She’ll provide you with the Instant Pot fundamentals you need to successfully master this highly efficient and flavorful way of cooking! During class, she’ll cover Instant Pot operation, parts, maintenance and safety; the benefits of electric pressure cooking; pantry basics; and electric pressure cooking resources and recipes. Chef Alli’s class menu includes five things that you should make as you begin electric pressure cooking: water, hard boiled eggs, applesauce, mac and cheese, and beef carnitas. Complete recipes and tastings will be provided for all dishes created in class.
A Tasting of Celebratory Wines
Thursday, Dec. 5 | 6-7:30 p.m. Ages 21 and older Register by Nov. 27 Location: Crestwood, Inc., 601 E. Water Well Road Fee: $45
‘Tis the season for sparkling wine! In this class, instructors Chad Bowman and Bret Birdsong will cover everything from how different sparkling wines are made, grower champagnes versus big house champagnes, quality of care that goes into each, and the many events these different wines work best for. Come taste the difference in sparkling wines from across the world with hors d'oeuvres paired to compliment each. WINTER 2019-20 | 17
Seven Basic Concepts for Xeriscape and Native Landscaping Tuesday, Jan. 28 | 6-7:30 p.m. Ages 16 and older Register by Jan. 21 Location: McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm Fee: $10
Fertilizing Turf, Plants and Trees Around Your Property
Tuesday, Nov. 12 | 6-7:30 p.m. Ages 16 and older Register by Nov. 5 Location: McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm Fee: $10
A fertilizer is any material, natural or synthetic, applied to plants and soil to provide nutrients. Join experienced instructor and landscaper Darrin Wright in this basic fertilizer class. He will share with you his tips and tricks for using fertilizers around the house answering your questions about fertilizer types and proper applications for turf, plants and trees. In addition, you'll learn methods of application, about equipment to use and how to read fertilizer labels.
Basic Pruning Methods for Trees, Shrubs and Plants
Monday, Dec. 9 | 6-7:30 p.m. Ages 16 and older Register by Dec. 2 Location: McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm Fee: $10
Where and when to cut are perennial questions for gardeners throughout the seasons. How you choose to cut away dead, overgrown or end-of-season branches and stems can affect the health of your plants and trees. Join professional landscaper Darrin Wright who will show you basic pruning methods and proper use of pruning tools around your property. Register for CLASSes at salina.coursestorm.com or the McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm. WINTER 2019-20 | 18
With an ever-changing climate and uncertain water issues, now is the time to rethink how and why the standard status symbol of a “green fescue lawn” is not appropriate and costs your time, money and precious natural resources. Let instructor Darrin Wright help you start a new way of thinking and landscaping the space around you and your home. The best part is you can make a difference by planting using this new, improved and efficient way to landscape. Topics covered will include planning and design, soil preparation, irrigation, mulches, plants and plant zones, turf areas and maintenance.
DIY Basic Income Tax with VITA
Meeting 1: Monday-Wednesday, Dec. 2-4 | 2-5 p.m. Register by Nov. 25 Meeting 2: Monday-Wednesday, Jan. 6-8 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. Register by Dec. 30 Ages 16 and older Location: Technology Center Learning Lab Fee: $5
Have you always wanted to do your own taxes or help others with theirs but don’t know where or how to start? Join experienced VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) IRS certified volunteers in this informative 9-hour intensive class that will help you learn how to prepare basic tax forms. Using free software provided by the IRS, TaxSlayer, instructors will walk you through sample tax returns and show you how to check your work while introducing the software. They will cover basic form categories, including the main information section, income section, expenses section and finishing a return. Finally, there will be time to go over testing through Link & Learn to become IRS certified, making participants eligible to be VITA volunteers for the 2019 tax season. SALINA PUBLIC LIBRARY CALENDAR
Home Funeral and Natural Burial Workshop
Navigating Long-Term Care
For thousands of years, families have taken care of their loved ones at home after death. Over the course of the past century, funeral care became professionalized, resulting in a practice that is now culturally unfamiliar to most of us. By choosing to reclaim the tradition of caring for our own loved ones at death, we provide not only a final act of love for the departed but a first step toward healing for those who remain. In this workshop instructor Sarah Crews will teach the practical logistics of what after-death care involves, legal requirements and the importance of planning. We will also explore natural (green) burial options and what is available in Kansas. The workshop will include a hands-on demonstration/activity of caring for the body.
Navigating Long-Term Care is a class that is intended for anyone interested in learning more about assisted living and long-term care. We will discuss the terminology used in the industry. We will learn the differences in Medicare and Medicaid and how to use these to your advantage when choosing long-term care. This class will also offer some helpful advice when it comes to empowering you and your loved ones, ensuring they are receiving the best care possible. The class is taught by Paul Myers director of Dignity Care Home.
Saturday, Jan. 11 | 9 a.m.-Noon Ages 16 and older Register by Jan. 4 Location: McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm Fee: $10
Making End-of-Life Decisions
Meeting 1: Tuesday, Jan. 14 | 6-7:30 p.m. Register by Jan. 7 Meeting 2: Wednesday, Jan. 29 | 6-7:30 p.m. Register by Jan. 22 Ages 16 and older Location: McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm Fee: $5
Advance Directives are legal documents which allow you to share your own decisions for end-of-life care. In this course, we will review the documents to complete your living will and consider who to appoint as your “agent” or Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care Decisions. We will provide information on how to have conversations about the topic with your family, your agent and your physician. You’ll learn about the Transportable Physicians Orders for Patient Preferences (TPOPP), another important document to ensure that your wishes are respected as “doctor’s orders” if you are in a medical setting at the end-of-life. Other topics of discussion will include understanding the Do Not Resuscitate order and when to complete it, and making informed decisions about medical interventions. Funeral planning forms will be provided. Bring your questions to one of these informative sessions for instructors Sarah Crews and Lea Borst.
Thursday, Jan. 23 | 6-7 p.m. Ages 16 and older Register by Jan. 16 Location: Prescott Room Fee: Free
Brain Gain Connect with Small Business Resources Tuesday, Dec. 10 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. Ages 16 and older Register by Dec. 3 Location: McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm Fee: Free Learn how to benefit from the available business resources in your local community. This workshop will offer information on important digital tools, research databases, business plan templates and confidential no-cost business mentorship. Taught by Karol Ikeda from the Small Business Administration office out of Wichita.
Financing Your Small Business Tuesday, Dec. 10 | 7-8 p.m. Ages 16 and older Register by Dec. 3 Location: McKenzie Center, 308 W. Elm Fee: Free Are you looking to start a new business or expand an existing one? This workshop will cover the basics of the most common sources of financing available on the market today for small business owners. Funding sources covered will include crowdfunding, microloans, peer-to-peer lending, venture capital, SBA Loan Guarantee Program and more. Taught by Karol Ikeda from the Small Business Administration office out of Wichita.
“THAT WHICH WE PERSIST IN DOING BECOMES EASIER FOR US TO DO; NOT THAT THE NATURE OF THE THING ITSELF IS CHANGED, BUT THAT OUR POWER TO DO IS INCREASED.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson SALINA PUBLIC LIBRARY CALENDAR
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Prep for a New Year of Reading
Tips for conquering your New Year's Reading Resolutions
• Set an obtainable goal. Be realistic about what you can do. • Write your goal down and share it with your friends or family. • Cut down costs by using your library card to check out books, ebooks and audiobooks. • Work on forming a reading habit, such as reading every evening before bed or listening to audiobooks at the gym.
• Join a book discussion group. We hear the Monday Night Book Discussion is a good one. • Put your books where you spend time and where you can easily access them — on your coffee table, in your purse or on your phone, etc. • Keep up with what new items are at your library by sign up for the weekly Wowbrary newsletter.
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Events, programs and classes offered by Salina Public Library in November, December and January.