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Spalding Memorial Library
724 S. Main St., Athens, Pa

From Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens, Pa.: Library News: Week of November 21 -November 26.

***The library will be closed on the 24th and 25th of November to be with our families during Thanksgiving. The library will reopen on Saturday, November 26th at 9:00 a.m.***

Whether you are 10 or 110 join us on Wednesday the 23rd for Gaming Club! Bring a deck of cards or a board game that you enjoy and share it with the group! We look forward to seeing you from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the 23rd!

Hohoho!! Join us for our 8th Annual Christmas Market on the beautiful grounds of Spalding Memorial Library on the 26th of November from 10-1PM. Take your chance to browse the various vendors selling gourd art, Christmas Décor, Barnboard Art, and More! Children of all ages are invited to stop inside the library during our Christmas Market event from 10AM-1PM to make Christmas tree ornaments for the library Christmas tree and their tree at home, too! We will make sparkly snowflakes, beaded Christmas trees, and jingle bell wreaths! Make sure you chose a tag from the Angel Tree and come support our local vendors on Small Business Saturday! Hope to see you there! Don’t forget to tell Santa what your wish for Christmas!

Each year the Spalding Memorial Library partners with local schools to provide books for Kids at Risk in our area. Connie Roupp spearheaded this effort for over a decade, helping to distribute over 3500 books to local youth. Join in our effort this year as we endeavor in Connie’s memory. Please consider being an angel by supplying a book for a child in need. Tags arrive November 15th, the last day to drop off donations is December 10th!

Every Week at the Library:

On Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m., the Threads group meets. This is a group open to all ages wishing to explore knitting, crocheting, and other crafts. Members usually come with individual projects to work on and share with the group. Advice is often given on different techniques. Those wishing to learn a new skill are welcome to come in for help! We hope to see you there!

Grab & Go Crafts are available at the library while supplies last. Stop in to pick one up for your child!

And coming up:

Design and paint your own holiday gnome at Laura’s next painting class! December 3rd at 11:00 a.m.! *Registration Required, $5.00 per person* Call 570-888-7117 for more information!

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