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National Library Card Sign-Up MonthSeptember 1, 2012 - September 30, 2012 - National Library Card Sign-Up Month

Location: Public Library for Union County, Herr Memorial Library, West End Library
Library: UCLS, Herr, Lewisburg, West-End


September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month! Stop in and get your free library card today!
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Labor Day: All UCLS Libraries ClosedSeptember 3, 2012 - Labor Day: All UCLS Libraries Closed

Location:
Library: UCLS, Herr, Lewisburg, West-End


National Library Card Sign-Up Month
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Special Stitches Knitting GroupSeptember 4, 2012 - 11:00 a.m.Special Stitches Knitting Group

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Special Stitches knitting group welcomes all skill levels. Registration is not required.
Mah JonggSeptember 4, 2012 - 1:00 p.m.Mah Jongg

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Teens and adults are invited to play the American version of the ancient Chinese tile game of Mah Jongg. This group meets every Tuesday.
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Tai Chi ClassSeptember 5, 2012 - 1:00 p.m.Tai Chi Class

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Tai Chi, a traditional Chinese soft-style martial art, is an effective form of low-impact exercise for all ages. Classes are held the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the library with instructor Kit Sisson.
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Cross-Stitch Class September 6, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Cross-Stitch Class

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Kathleen Flynn Irion leads this informative class for cross-stitchers of all skill levels. Cost is $3 per class and registration is not required.
Getting Ready for KindergartenSeptember 6, 2012 - 6:30 p.m.Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


This monthly program, held September through May, is designed to help prepare children for kindergarten by introducing different letters and numbers through games and activities. This session is for children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2013 and will be held the first Thursday of each month.
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Lap-Sit Story TimeSeptember 7, 2012 - 11:00 a.m.Lap-Sit Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Children (up to one year of age) along with a parent or caregiver are invited to enjoy stories read aloud, nursery rhymes, and finger plays. Lap-Sit Story Time is held the first and third Fridays of each month.
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National Library Card Sign-Up Month
Yoga ClassSeptember 10, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Yoga Class

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Carol Hollister will lead a yoga class at the library. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831.
West End Readers Adult Book GroupSeptember 10, 2012 - 6:30 p.m.West End Readers Adult Book Group

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


The West End Readers will meet to discuss 'I'd Know You Anywhere' by Laura Lippman and the upcoming fall selections.
Knitting GroupSeptember 10, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Knitting Group

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Adults and older teens interested in knitting are invited to bring their needles, yarn, and projects and join the knitting group. The group meets every Monday and all skill levels are welcome.
Bring a Grandparent to a Special Story TimeSeptember 10, 2012 - 6:30 p.m.Bring a Grandparent to a Special Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


In celebration of Grandparents Day, children and their grandparents are invited to a special story time. There will be stories and activities for children and their grandparents to do together.
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Special Stitches Knitting GroupSeptember 11, 2012 - 11:00 a.m.Special Stitches Knitting Group

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Special Stitches knitting group welcomes all skill levels. Registration is not required.
Preschool Story TimeSeptember 11, 2012 - 10:30 a.m.Preschool Story Time

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Children (birth to age 5) along with their parents, grandparents, or caregivers are invited to join in a fun and educational story time. Each week we will feature a different theme with stories, music, and age-appropriate crafts and activities.
Mah JonggSeptember 11, 2012 - 1:00 p.m.Mah Jongg

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Teens and adults are invited to play the American version of the ancient Chinese tile game of Mah Jongg. This group meets every Tuesday.
Toddler Story TimeSeptember 11, 2012 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Children (ages 1-2) and a parent or caregiver are invited to join us Tuesdays for stories read aloud, nursery rhymes, finger plays and American Sign Language.
Preschool Story TimeSeptember 11, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, flannel-board activities, and crafts are all including in Preschool Story Time for children ages 3-5, along with a parent or caregiver. Preschool Story Time is held every Tuesday and Wednesday.
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Baby Discover September 12, 2012 - 9:30 a.m.Baby Discover

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Baby Discover (birth to 18 months) offers a fun learning environment that both parents and children can enjoy with stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more! Register to attend by calling 570-966-0831.
Preschool DiscoverSeptember 12, 2012 - 10:10 a.m.Preschool Discover

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years) offers a fun learning environment that both parents and children can enjoy with stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more! Register to attend by calling 570-966-0831.
Yoga ClassSeptember 12, 2012 - 5:15 p.m.Yoga Class

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Carol Hollister will lead a yoga class at the library. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831.
Sleep, Sleep, SleepSeptember 12, 2012 - 12:00 p.m.Sleep, Sleep, Sleep

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Debbie Sanders, R.N. with the Union-Snyder Agency on Aging, Inc., will discuss the importance and benefits of getting the correct amount of sleep as we grow older. Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172.
Preschool Story TimeSeptember 12, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, flannel-board activities, and crafts are all including in Preschool Story Time for children ages 3-5, along with a parent or caregiver. Preschool Story Time is held every Tuesday and Wednesday.
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Toddler DiscoverSeptember 13, 2012 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Discover

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Toddler Discover (18 months to 3 years) offers a fun learning environment that both parents and children can enjoy with stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more! Register to attend by calling 570-966-0831.
Preschool DiscoverSeptember 13, 2012 - 10:10 a.m.Preschool Discover

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years) offers a fun learning environment that both parents and children can enjoy with stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more! Register to attend by calling 570-966-0831.
Cross-Stitch Class September 13, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Cross-Stitch Class

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Kathleen Flynn Irion leads this informative class for cross-stitchers of all skill levels. Cost is $3 per class and registration is not required.
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Yoga ClassSeptember 14, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Yoga Class

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Carol Hollister will lead a yoga class at the library. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831.
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Slippers and StoriesSeptember 15, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Slippers and Stories

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Preschoolers and early elementary-school children are invited to join in the fun of puppets and stories while in the comfort of their pajamas and slippers. Bring your favorite stuffed animal to enjoy the stories, too! This program will be held the third Saturday of every month.
Daddy Story TimeSeptember 15, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Daddy Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Children of all ages and the special men in their lives are invited to attend this special story time, held the third Saturday of every month, September through May. There will be stories, activities, and crafts.
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Yoga ClassSeptember 17, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Yoga Class

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Carol Hollister will lead a yoga class at the library. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831.
Living History at the West End LibrarySeptember 17, 2012 - 6:30 p.m.Living History at the West End Library

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Beverley Conrad, an accomplished fiddler, will bring to life traditional folk songs typically played in homes throughout history. Children will also have the opportunity to create their own music using fiddles in various sizes. This is the first in a new series being held monthly at the library. Registration is required by calling 570-922-4773.
Knitting GroupSeptember 17, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Knitting Group

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Adults and older teens interested in knitting are invited to bring their needles, yarn, and projects and join the knitting group. The group meets every Monday and all skill levels are welcome.
Author Claire Vaye WatkinsSeptember 17, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.Author Claire Vaye Watkins

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Bucknell University Professor and author Claire Vaye Watkins will be reading excerpts from and discussing her debut collection of short stories entitled 'Battleborn' set in her home state of Nevada. 'Battleborn' was featured on the August cover of 'BookPage.' Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172.
Series for Caregivers-RESCHEDULEDSeptember 17, 2012 - 6:30 p.m.Series for Caregivers-RESCHEDULED

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


The Series for Caregivers program has been rescheduled to Monday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m. Also, there will be no program in October.
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Special Stitches Knitting GroupSeptember 18, 2012 - 11:00 a.m.Special Stitches Knitting Group

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Special Stitches knitting group welcomes all skill levels. Registration is not required.
Preschool Story TimeSeptember 18, 2012 - 10:30 a.m.Preschool Story Time

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Children (birth to age 5) along with their parents, grandparents, or caregivers are invited to join in a fun and educational story time. Each week we will feature a different theme with stories, music, and age-appropriate crafts and activities.
Mah JonggSeptember 18, 2012 - 1:00 p.m.Mah Jongg

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Teens and adults are invited to play the American version of the ancient Chinese tile game of Mah Jongg. This group meets every Tuesday.
Rail Trails of PennsylvaniaSeptember 18, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.Rail Trails of Pennsylvania

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Jack Miller, program chair for the Sierra Club, will provide an overview of rail trails in Pennsylvania and the impact they have on communities. Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172.
Toddler Story TimeSeptember 18, 2012 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Children (ages 1-2) and a parent or caregiver are invited to join us Tuesdays for stories read aloud, nursery rhymes, finger plays and American Sign Language.
Preschool Story TimeSeptember 18, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, flannel-board activities, and crafts are all including in Preschool Story Time for children ages 3-5, along with a parent or caregiver. Preschool Story Time is held every Tuesday and Wednesday.
ChessSeptember 18, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.Chess

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Do you like to play chess? Would you like to learn to play chess? The library is now hosting a Chess Club every Tuesday hosted by Jessica Gallegos, experienced Chess player and instructor. All skill levels are welcome. If you have your own chess set or board, bring it along! For more information call 570-523-1172.
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Baby Discover September 19, 2012 - 9:30 a.m.Baby Discover

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Baby Discover (birth to 18 months) offers a fun learning environment that both parents and children can enjoy with stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more! Register to attend by calling 570-966-0831.
Preschool DiscoverSeptember 19, 2012 - 10:10 a.m.Preschool Discover

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years) offers a fun learning environment that both parents and children can enjoy with stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more! Register to attend by calling 570-966-0831.
Yoga ClassSeptember 19, 2012 - 5:15 p.m.Yoga Class

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Carol Hollister will lead a yoga class at the library. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831.
Tai Chi ClassSeptember 19, 2012 - 1:00 p.m.Tai Chi Class

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Tai Chi, a traditional Chinese soft-style martial art, is an effective form of low-impact exercise for all ages. Classes are held the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the library with instructor Kit Sisson.
Preschool Story TimeSeptember 19, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, flannel-board activities, and crafts are all including in Preschool Story Time for children ages 3-5, along with a parent or caregiver. Preschool Story Time is held every Tuesday and Wednesday.
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Toddler DiscoverSeptember 20, 2012 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Discover

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Toddler Discover (18 months to 3 years) offers a fun learning environment that both parents and children can enjoy with stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more! Register to attend by calling 570-966-0831.
Preschool DiscoverSeptember 20, 2012 - 10:10 a.m.Preschool Discover

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years) offers a fun learning environment that both parents and children can enjoy with stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more! Register to attend by calling 570-966-0831.
Cross-Stitch Class September 20, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Cross-Stitch Class

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Kathleen Flynn Irion leads this informative class for cross-stitchers of all skill levels. Cost is $3 per class and registration is not required.
Adult Book GroupSeptember 20, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.Adult Book Group

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


The library's adult book group will be discussing 'A Confederacy of Dunces' by John Kennedy Toole. Book group meetings are free, informal and open to the public. For more information on this book or other books the group will be discussing, visit the Book Group page by clicking on the 'Adults' tab on the left-side menu.
Evening Story TimeSeptember 20, 2012 - 6:30 p.m.Evening Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Fall is upon us and it's a great time of year to curl up with a great story! Join us for our evening story time for children of all ages (and their parents or caregivers) featuring stories, flannel-board activities, and crafts. Evening Story Time is held the third Thursday of each month.
Let's Explore HistorySeptember 20, 2012 - 6:30 p.m.Let's Explore History

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


American painter and printmaker Mary Cassatt will be the topic of this month's program for children in first through fifth grade. Participants will create their own impressionist work of art.
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Yoga ClassSeptember 21, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Yoga Class

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Carol Hollister will lead a yoga class at the library. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831.
Needlework and FriendshipSeptember 21, 2012 - 1:00 p.m.Needlework and Friendship

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Bring your needlework, crocheting, knitting, and scrapbooking projects to the West End Library for an afternoon of fun and friendship.
Lap-Sit Story TimeSeptember 21, 2012 - 11:00 a.m.Lap-Sit Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Children (up to one year of age) along with a parent or caregiver are invited to enjoy stories read aloud, nursery rhymes, and finger plays. Lap-Sit Story Time is held the first and third Fridays of each month.
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Yoga ClassSeptember 24, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Yoga Class

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Carol Hollister will lead a yoga class at the library. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831.
Knitting GroupSeptember 24, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Knitting Group

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Adults and older teens interested in knitting are invited to bring their needles, yarn, and projects and join the knitting group. The group meets every Monday and all skill levels are welcome.
Series for CaregiversSeptember 24, 2012 - 6:30 p.m.Series for Caregivers

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Bette Scott, a caregiver for her aging mother, hosts a discussion series for caregivers to share tips and coping strategies.
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Special Stitches Knitting GroupSeptember 25, 2012 - 11:00 a.m.Special Stitches Knitting Group

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Special Stitches knitting group welcomes all skill levels. Registration is not required.
Preschool Story TimeSeptember 25, 2012 - 10:30 a.m.Preschool Story Time

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Children (birth to age 5) along with their parents, grandparents, or caregivers are invited to join in a fun and educational story time. Each week we will feature a different theme with stories, music, and age-appropriate crafts and activities.
Mah JonggSeptember 25, 2012 - 1:00 p.m.Mah Jongg

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Teens and adults are invited to play the American version of the ancient Chinese tile game of Mah Jongg. This group meets every Tuesday.
Master Gardener - Square-Foot GardeningSeptember 25, 2012 - 6:30 p.m.Master Gardener - Square-Foot Gardening

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Jack Koslowski, a Master Gardener with the Penn State Extension, will discuss techniques for this unique approach to gardening. Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172.
Toddler Story TimeSeptember 25, 2012 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Children (ages 1-2) and a parent or caregiver are invited to join us Tuesdays for stories read aloud, nursery rhymes, finger plays and American Sign Language.
Preschool Story TimeSeptember 25, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, flannel-board activities, and crafts are all including in Preschool Story Time for children ages 3-5, along with a parent or caregiver. Preschool Story Time is held every Tuesday and Wednesday.
ChessSeptember 25, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.Chess

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Do you like to play chess? Would you like to learn to play chess? The library is now hosting a Chess Club every Tuesday hosted by Jessica Gallegos, experienced Chess player and instructor. All skill levels are welcome. If you have your own chess set or board, bring it along! For more information call 570-523-1172.
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Baby Discover September 26, 2012 - 9:30 a.m.Baby Discover

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Baby Discover (birth to 18 months) offers a fun learning environment that both parents and children can enjoy with stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more! Register to attend by calling 570-966-0831.
Preschool DiscoverSeptember 26, 2012 - 10:10 a.m.Preschool Discover

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years) offers a fun learning environment that both parents and children can enjoy with stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more! Register to attend by calling 570-966-0831.
Preschool Story TimeSeptember 26, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, flannel-board activities, and crafts are all including in Preschool Story Time for children ages 3-5, along with a parent or caregiver. Preschool Story Time is held every Tuesday and Wednesday.
Yoga ClassSeptember 26, 2012 - 5:15 p.m.Yoga Class

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Carol Hollister will lead a yoga class at the library. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831.
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Toddler DiscoverSeptember 27, 2012 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Discover

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Toddler Discover (18 months to 3 years) offers a fun learning environment that both parents and children can enjoy with stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more! Register to attend by calling 570-966-0831.
Preschool DiscoverSeptember 27, 2012 - 10:10 a.m.Preschool Discover

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years) offers a fun learning environment that both parents and children can enjoy with stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more! Register to attend by calling 570-966-0831.
Cross-Stitch Class September 27, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Cross-Stitch Class

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Kathleen Flynn Irion leads this informative class for cross-stitchers of all skill levels. Cost is $3 per class and registration is not required.
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Yoga ClassSeptember 28, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.Yoga Class

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Carol Hollister will lead a yoga class at the library. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831.
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Pinkalicious Glamour and Glitter DaySeptember 29, 2012 - 10:30 a.m.Pinkalicious Glamour and Glitter Day

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Preschool and elementary-school-age girls are invited to play dress up—with lots pink bling—and join in the fun! There will be cupcake decorating, a magical wand craft project, and stories read aloud featuring ‘Pinkalicious’ by Victoria Kann. Registration is required by calling 570-922-4773.
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Banned Book WeekSeptember 30, 2012 - October 6, 2012 - Banned Book Week

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: UCLS


Books that have been banned from libraries through the United States will be on display next to the children's circulation desk.