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Visitor from North Pole coming to Briggs Libraries in December

November 29, 2018

Children of all ages are invited to Briggs Lawrence County Public Library’s annual children’s Christmas programs featuring a special guest from the North Pole, Santa Claus.

“A Visit with Santa” is scheduled at 6 p.m. on the following days and locations: Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Symmes Valley library; Monday, Dec. 10, at the South Point library; Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Chesapeake library; Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Ironton library; and Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Proctorville library.

Families are encouraged to take pictures of their children’s visits with Santa.

Another holiday tradition at Briggs Library is the annual Mitten Tree campaign. Help others while helping yourself by donating the Mitten Tree which runs through Saturday, Dec. 8. With each donation of new (or new, hand-made) mittens, gloves, scarves, hats or socks, up to $5.00 in overdue fines will be waived. Items are used to decorate the library’s mitten trees and will be distributed to local charities after the campaign. Some restrictions apply. For complete details, call or visit your local Briggs Library location.

The preschool program schedule concludes for the year during the week of Dec. 3. The schedule for the week is:

Storytime for ages 3 to 5

n Ironton at 11 a.m. Monday

n Proctorville at 11 a.m. Tuesday

n South Point at 11 a.m. Wednesday

n Chesapeake at 11 a.m. Thursday

n Symmes Valley at 3 p.m. Thursday

Toddler Time for ages 2 and 3

n Ironton at 11 a.m. Tuesday

The public is invited to any Briggs Library event. Other items on the schedule for Dec. 5 are:

n Thursday, Nov. 29 at 2 p.m.: Crochet Club at the Proctorville library.

n Monday, Dec. 3, 12:30 p.m.: Chesapeake, Proctorville and South Point libraries close for the rest of the day for annual staff meeting.

n Monday, Dec. 3, 1 p.m.: Ironton library closes for rest of the day for annual staff meeting.

n Monday, Dec. 3: Symmes Valley library closed for annual staff meeting.

n Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2 p.m.: Crochet Club at the South Point library.

n Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2 p.m.: Wine Bottle Cork Christmas craft at the Proctorville library.

n Tuesday, Dec. 4, 4:30 p.m.: Teens and tweens make Christmas Ornaments at the Chesapeake library.

n Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6 p.m.: “A Visit with Santa” at the Symmes Valley library.

n Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2 p.m.: Wine Bottle Cork Christmas craft at the Chesapeake library.

n Wednesday, Dec. 5, 4:30 p.m.: Teen Book Club talks about “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” at the Proctorville library.

For the latest, up-to-date information on activities at Briggs Library, visit our website at www.briggslibrary.com and click on the Event Calendar button.

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