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«August 2018»
Upcoming Events

Pickerington Public Library: August Events
Wednesday, August 01, 2018

August 2018

Classes, Book Clubs, & Activities

Yoga at Your Library
August 2, September 6, October 4
First Thursday of each month,  11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Free and open to the public
Held at Sycamore Plaza

Yoga at your library allows you to experience all the benefits yoga and your library have to offer.  No registration required.  You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one the library will have a limited number available for use during the class.

First Drafts Book Club
Second Thursday of each month, 7 - 8 p.m.
Held at Combustion Brewery & Taproom

August 9 selection: Jackaby, by Will Ritter
September 13: The Power, by Naomi Alderman

October 11: Gilded Cage, by Vic James

November 8: This Is How It Always Is, by Laurie Frankel
Good food, good drinks, good books – and great conversation. Join us for First Drafts, a book club for adults held at the Combustion Brewery & Taproom! Check pickeringtonlibrary.org for more information.

Back to School Book Tasting!
August 9, 7 - 8 p.m.
This is a free program for tweens, teens, and parents
Held at Pickerington Main

Before you get back to school, spend some time in the stacks with your local librarians: we’re serving up the perfect back-to-school books! Parents and kids are invited to this special “book tasting,” where we help you find the right book for every reader! RSVP online or by calling
614-837-4104, ext. 233.

Lego Palooza
Second Saturdays of each month, 1 - 3 p.m.
Held at Pickerington Main

We supply the LEGOs: you bring your creative minds!  Come try our monthly LEGO challenge, or take the time to build whatever you want. Recommended for children ages 4 and up. No registration necessary.

Brown Bag Book Club
Third Thursday, 1 - 2 p.m.

August 16 selection: Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng
September 20 selection: Turtles All the Way Down, John Green

October 18 selection: The Immortalists, by Chloe Benjamin

November 15 selection: All the Beautiful Girls, by Elizabeth Church

Brown Bag Book Club meets at Pickerington Main on the third Thursday of every month, at 1 p.m. Feel free to bring your lunch, snack, or beverage, and join us! For more information, please call 614-837-4104, ext. 226.

Homework Help Centers open for the school year!
August 20, 2018

Pickerington Main, Monday-Thursday, 2:30-6:30 p.m.
Sycamore Plaza, Monday-Thursday, 2:30-6:00 p.m.

The Middle Book Club
August 21, 6:45 - 7:30 p.m.
Held at Pickerington Main

August selection: Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova

The Middle - where we share the hottest new books and snack on hot popcorn!
Open to grades 5-8.

Teen Advisory Board
August 23, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Held at Pickerington Main

The Pickerington Public Library Teen Advisory Board meets once a month on Thursday or Wednesday nights from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. We alternate the location, between Pickerington Main and Sycamore Plaza Library. Please visit pickeringtonlibrary.org for more information.

ACT-SAT Prep Class
August 30, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
This is a free program for teens in grades 9-12
Held at Pickerington Main

If you are a student getting ready to take the ACT or SAT, you may be wondering what is in store for you or how you can prepare yourself for the test. With this program, Homework Help Center Coordinator Erikka Sawdey will help you understand what will be expected of you on both tests, how to use your time and study skills to your best advantage, and how to use the many preparation resources that are available to you so that you will enter the testing center more confident and more prepared. We will also be doing several practice problems from each test so you’ll have some experience before test day. Register online or by calling Pickerington Main 614-837-4104, ext. 233.

Anime/Manga Club
August 30, September 20, 6 - 7 p.m.
This is a free program for tweens and teens
Held at Pickerington Main

Hang out and meet fellow anime and manga fans. Discuss all your favorite series while drawing, coloring, crafting, and, of course, watching anime! Please note that anime shown during our meetings may be rated PG-13. Please call 614-837-4104, ext. 246, if you have any questions.