Community library announces programs


BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Community Library is planning a variety of programs for people of all ages in May. The library is located at 3618 Dayton-Xenia Road. Some programs require registration for more information or to register call 937-352-4001.

Anime Club for ages 12-17, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Friday, May 2, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Join Miss Krista for a monthly episode from a great anime series followed by anime games! Registration required. Call 352-4001.

Millennial Meet-Up Book Discussion for adults, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, May 3 at Cherry House Café, 1241 Meadowbridge Drive. Registration required.

Calling All Yarn Crafters for adults, 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. Beginner to advanced yarn crafters are invited to bring their own projects and supplies and hang out with other yarn lovers.

Arduino Game Creation for grades 6-12, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, 10. Use an Arduino to create a simple game. Learn some basic electronics, and discuss the types of projects Arduinos are commonly used in. Registration required.

High School Board Game Night for grades 9-12, 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 4. Join staff for an evening of board games and pizza. Registration required.

Specialty Cake Pan Swap for adults, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5. Donate your clean, gently used specialty cake pans or candy molds during the month of April and receive a voucher.

TAO ﹘ Teens Assisting Others for ages 12-17, 2-3 p.m. Saturday, May 5. Help us make blankets for the local homeless shelters. Materials and instructions will be provided. Registration required.

Nature Painting for adults, 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, May 7 at Dominick Lofino Park, 640 Grange Hall Road. Park shelter to complete a make and take acrylic paint project. Artist Kristin Bailey from Decoy Art Boutique guides you along the way. Registration required.

Interest in Pinterest for adults, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, May 7. Learn to create a board, to pin, and share pins. Bring your own device. Registration required.

Tuesday Tech Tips for adults, 12-2 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, 22 at the Beavercreek Senior Center, 3868 Dayton-Xenia Road. Bring your laptop, phone, or tablet and learn how to download apps or set up your contacts.

Book Discussion: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi for adults, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 8. Registration required.

Create Cards with Marla for adults, 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 9. Make an assortment of six cards including Mother’s Day and Father’s Day cards. Registration required.

Science Thursdays for ages 8-12, 1-2 p.m. Thursday, May 10. Join Miss Julie for a homeschool class with exercises in cooperative learning and for a different science lesson each month. Registration required.

Arduino Game Creation Part 2, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 10. In this second part of Arduino Game Creation, continue to use an Arduino to create a simple game. Apply the basic electronic and Arduino knowledge learned last week to create a simple game using an Arduino. Registration required.

Terrible Two Series Book Club for ages 7-12, 4:45-5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 10. Join staff for a snack and listen to Mr. Tim read the first few chapters of a different book in the Terrible Two trilogy each month. Registration required.

Millennial Meet-Up Game Night for adults, 8-10 p.m. Thursday, May 10. This event takes place after-hours at the library and includes refreshments and pizza. Registration required.

Tween Gaming and Pizza for grades 3-7, 12-2 p.m. Saturday, May 12. Games and pizza. Registration required.

Calling All Teen Yarn Crafters, 4:45-6 p.m. Monday, May 14. Beginner to advanced knitters and crocheters are welcomed for these sessions. Must bring your own supplies. Registration required.

Beavercreek Police Canine Unit for adults, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, May 14. Watch a demonstration of the skills of our local K9 unit. LRegistration required.

Tuesday Tech Tips for adults, 12-2 p.m. Tuesday, May 15. Drop in for basic computer help with things like email, searching the Internet, and using social media. Bring your laptop, phone, or tablet.

PAWs to Read for ages 3-12 with adult, 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 19. Read to our four-footed furry friends from the Miami Valley Pet Therapy Association. Registration required.

Gaming and Pizza for grades 6-12, 12-2 p.m. Saturday, May 19. Games and pizza. Registration required.

Teen DIY Glass Jar Vase for grades 6-12, 4:3-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22. Each student receives a glass jar to cover with tissue paper pieces creating a mosaic of color to brighten your room. Registration required.

Doughnuts and Dystopias: Teen Book Club for ages 13-18, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22. Bring your book and your appetite to enjoy some doughnuts. May’s book is Don’t Turn Around by Michelle Gagnon. Registration required.

Social Science Thursdays for ages 8-12, 1 p.m. Thursday, May 24. Join Miss Julie for a homeschool class with exercises in cooperative learning. There will be a different social science lesson each month. Registration required

Lego Play Day for ages 5-12, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 26. See what you can build with our Legos. Registration required.

Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Opportunities for age 16 and up, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 29. Learn how to get involved with Habitat this spring and summer. Registration required.

Wandering Reader adults, 6:3-8 p.m. Thursday, May 31 at the Wandering Griffin Brewery and Pub, 3725 Presidential Drive. Win prizes, make friends, eat, drink, and have fun. Registration required.

For a complete schedule of activities stop by the library or log on to the library website at www.greenelibrary.info.