Jefferson library plans activities for all ages

January 3, 2019

JEFFERSON -- The Jefferson Public Library has announced its upcoming adult and youth activities.

In adult programming:

-- The Friends of the Jefferson Public Library will hold a meeting Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

-- A librarywide winter reading challenge will be held starting Monday and going through Feb. 15. Participants are encouraged to read, be kind and do a good deed during this challenge. They can complete a winter challenge bingo sheet for a chance to win various prizes.

Adult participants can also take part in the library murder mystery “Dying for Love.” Participants will have five weeks of clues and sleuthing to figure out who committed the crime.

In youth programming:

-- There will be no storytime Jan. 9. It will resume Jan. 16.

-- Children up to age 17 can also participate in the library-wide winter reading challenge. In addition to completing a bingo sheet for a chance to win various prizes, they can also participate in a community good deeds challenge.

-- A SHELF teen volunteer meeting will be held Jan. 9, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Teens going into sixth grade and up are invited to join this teen volunteer group.

-- The drop-in program Little Learning Workshop will be held Jan. 11 and 26 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. It includes hands-on learning and play -- such as sensory activities, play literacy and more -- for young children ages birth to 5 and a grown-up to do together.

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