Community library announces programs


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

StoryWalk Kick-Off Celebration, 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10 at Dominick Lofino Park,640 Grange Hall Road. There will be a free movie, inflatables, life-sized games, food, the Library’s book bike, and a short opening ceremony for our StoryWalk.

Teen Gaming and Pizza for grades 6-12, 12-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11. Games and pizza. Registration required.

Beavercreek Community Library’s Perseid Meteor Shower for adults, 9-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 at Victory Park Shelter, 2260 Dayton-Xenia Road. Join Patrick Craig at Victory Park for a fun evening watching meteors. In case of inclement weather, the event will be cancelled. Registration required.

Back to School﹘Washi Tape Fun for grades 3-5, 1-2:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13. Join staff to decorate composition notebooks, pencils, and other school supplies to start the year off in style. Registration required.

Tying Creative Head Scarves for adults, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13. Learn creative ways to tie head scarves. Bring a stand-alone mirror and 1 or 2 colorful scarves at least 72” long. Cotton or knit works best. Registration required.

Beavercreek Book Discussion: The Zookeeper’s Wife for adults, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14. Join a fun and engaging book club. Registration required.

Beavercreek Community Library’s Tuesday Tech Tips for adults, 12-2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14 at the Beavercreek Senior Center,3868 Dayton-Xenia Road. Members of the Senior Center may drop in from noon to 2 p.m. for basic computer help with things like email, searching the Internet, and using social media.

Grow Your Business with SCORE for adults, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15. Join Dayton’s SCORE instructor Art Helmstetter for this workshop designed for existing business owners and executives who want to compete aggressively and grow an already successful business. Registration required.

Calling All Yarn Crafters for adults, 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 16, 23, 30. Beginner to advanced yarn crafters are invited to bring their own project and supplies and hang out with other yarn lovers.

Millennial Meet-Up Music Hangout: Hip Hop and R&B for adults, 8-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16. Registration required.

PAWS to Read for ages 3-12 with adult, 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 18. Read to four-footed furry friends from the Miami Valley Pet Therapy Association.

Tween Gaming and Pizza for grades 3-6, 12-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18. Games and pizza. Registration required.

Preschool Story Time for ages 4-5, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, 27. Join Mr. Tim for stories.

Beavercreek Matters for adults, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20. Join former mayor and city councilman Brian Jarvis to discuss topics of local interest.

Down & Dirty Part I: Intensive Intro to Calligraphy for adults, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20. Ann Bain guides participants through the graphic art of calligraphy using felt pens and her specially created handouts. Registration required.

Baby Story Time for ages 6-23 months with adult, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, 28. Join Miss Catherine for stories.

Toddler Story Time for ages 2-3 with adult, 10:11-11:15 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 29. Join Miss Gail for stories and more.

Millennial Meet-Up Anime Club for adults, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23. Help decide what this still-developing club will watch, read, discuss, and listen to! Registration required.

Social Science Thursdays for ages 8-12, 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23. Join Miss Julie for a homeschool class with exercises in cooperative learning. Registration required.

Lego Playday for ages 5-12, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. See what you can build with our Legos.

Calling All Yarn Crafters﹘Teen Edition for ages 13-18, 4:45-5:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27. Beginner to advanced knitters and crocheters are welcomed for these sessions.

Teen DIY Watercolor Pencil Postcards for grades 6-12, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28. Create a watercolor scene inspired by your summer adventures. Registration required.

Donuts and Dystopias Book Club: The Way We Fall for ages 13-18, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28. Bring your book and appetite to enjoy some doughnuts. Registration required.

Simple Drop Earrings with Beads for grades 6-12, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30. Learn how to make gorgeous earrings with beads and wire.

Millennial Meet-Up Trivia Night for adults, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30 at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, 3347 Seajay Drive. Registration required.

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