Ross  Youth Services Winter 2017 E-Letter

Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits. ~ William Hazlitt


Story Time– January 4 through February 23 2017      Our theme is Getting WILD with Ranger Rick. The popular magazine is 50 years old in 2017.

Here are the times:

·         Baby Bookworms ( birth through age 2) on Wednesday at 10AM

·         Book Bugs (ages 3-6 and younger siblings) on Wednesday  at 11AM

·         Busy Bugs (any age) on Thursday at 10:30 AM

Friends of Ross Library Spaghetti Fundraiser will be on Wednesday, January 11. Tickets are available at our main desk and information about the event is available at www.rosslibrary.org. The Friends are also in need of people willing to donate a cake for dessert. If you are interested in helping by providing a cake, please call Theresa at 570-748-7866. Please leave a message if no one answers and she will return your call.

Night Bugs Create will meet four  times this winter:

Monday, January 16 at 6:30 PM-  A Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration-.  Art for Peace. We will read Martin’s Big Words by Doreen Rappaport and then create peace symbols using water colors, pastels, and/or tissue paper. Adaptable to all ages, including parents!

Monday, January 30 at 6:30PM- Celebrate Chinese New Year-The Year of the Rooster. Join us to learn more about Chinese New Year  and read Rooster’s Off to See the World by Eric Carle. Then make an Eric Carle –style collage of a rooster or any animal in the Chinese Zodiac

Monday, February 13 at 6:30PM- Make someone you love a Valentine.  The younger set will watch a filmstrip of Louanne Pig in The Mysterious Valentine - yes, I said filmstrip!

Thursday, March 16 at 6:30PM-St. Patrick’s Day potato prints and hats. We will also listen to the story of Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato.

A small snack will be served. The program is free and no prior registration is needed. Just join us and make some art! ALL ages are welcome!

Senior Project Volunteers- If you are interested in completing your hours at Ross Library, helping out at Night Bugs Create is available to you! Also I am searching for someone to do an after school Lego Club. Call Nancy at 570-748-3484 or 570-367-1559

A Clinton County United Way member and PA Forward Gold Star Library