Friday, October 10, 4-5 p.m., Nature Club

Learn and play outside at the library!

The Nature Club will meet every other Friday at 4 p.m.  We will provide you with ideas for places, resources, and activities your family can enjoy in the great outdoors.  Kids are welcome to come to each meeting or whenever their schedule permits.  We will spend a portion of each meeting outside regardless of weather, please dress for outdoor play.

October 10: Make a Nature Journal: Collect items to make a journal to be used at meetings.

October 24:  Leaf/Tree Identification: Identify trees around the library, make crafts with fallen leaves and play a game.

 

Saturday, October 11, 1 p.m. Medicinal & Edible Plant Walk with Dina Falconi

Join herbalist Dina Falconi and explore the wild plants surrounding Olive Free Library. Learn to identify these plants using basic sensory skills and discover how they are used for food, medicine, and pleasure. This walk will include practical information on harvest and preparation. bring a notepad, camera, and water bottle.

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Saturday, October 18, 10:30 a.m. Tree Identification Walk

Join local field biologist Leah Ceperley for a walk near Olive Library and learn how to identify the many different trees in the woods. Wear good walking shoes. Open to all ages!

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New Yoga Class Series Begins September 10th

Wednesday morning 9:00 a.m. Gentle Yoga and Thursday evening 7:00 p.m. Gentle Yoga

15-Week class series for $40, or drop in anytime for $5 per class.

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Thursday, September 18, Read an eBook Day

Use the hashtag #eBookday to share how you enjoy eBooks.

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Saturday, September 20, 4 p.m., Book Club

The Light Between the Oceans  

by M.L. Stedman

After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia and takes a job as the lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock, nearly half a day’s journey from the coast.  To this isolated island, where the supply boat comes once a season and shore leaves are granted every other year at best, Tom brings a young, bold, and loving wife, Isabel.

Banned Books Week, Sept. 21 – 27

Come to the library and celebrate your freedom to read any book you choose during Banned Books Week!

 

Thursday, October 2, 6-8 p.m. Rainbow Loom Club

Join the fun, make a project and share your ideas with the club.

Bring your loom and some bands the first Thursday of each month.  The library also has looms to borrow, please call the library in advance to reserve one.

 

Seeds of change

Please help use expand our pollinator garden. As you deadhead your rudbeckia and echninacea flowers, save them for the library. They are full of seeds that we can use to spread in the hillside next to the road. We can also use milkweed seeds.

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Children’s Story Hour, Tuesdays 10 a.m.

Join us for our rollicking children’s story hour of books, crafts, singing, music and movement.