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«October 2018»
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Pickerington Public Library: October Events
Monday, October 01, 2018

October 2018

Fall Classes, Book Clubs, & Activities


Paint Night
October 1, 6 – 8 p.m.

Quarterly Paint Night class creates a spooky canvas.
Register online, or by calling 614-837-4104 ext. 233.

Library Closed
October 15

All Pickerington Public Library locations will be closed today for staff development.

ACT-SAT Prep Class
October 18, 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
October 18, 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.

Spooky Magic!
October 20, 2 – 3 p.m.
Free and open to the public
Held at Sycamore Plaza Library

Sycamore Plaza welcomes Jim Kleefeld who will be presenting a Spooky Magic Show for kids and families. Come join us for an hour of magical fun.

Easy Holiday Arrangements
October 22, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Held at Pickerington Main

Master the art of floral arrangements with the Master Gardeners: learn how to create easy, elegant arrangements for the holidays in this class, presented by members of the Pickerington Garden Club!

Registration is recommended, starting September 1: sign up online, in person, or by phone.

Early Literacy Classes registration – Fall II
October 22
Held at Pickerington Main

Rhyme Time - This class is for children ages 9 – 17 months.

Toddler Time - This class is for children ages 1 1/2 – 2 1/2 years.

Tots n Tales - This class is for children ages 2 1/2 – 3 1/2 years. 

Preschool Readers - This class is for children ages 3 1/2 – 5 years. No registration is required. 

Check pickeringtonlibrary.org for class schedules. Each class will include stories, songs, finger plays, and group activities.  Register by contacting Youth Services 614-837-4104 ext. 231.

Teen Book Fest
Saturday, October 27, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Free and open to the public

Pickerington Teen Book Fest - A one-day event with 13 authors, discussion panels, book signings, food trucks!
Saturday, October 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Keynotes: Sarah Dessen @10 a.m. and Margaret Peterson Haddix @1:45 p.m.
Schedule of events will be announced on pickeringtonlibrary.org and social media sites, follow #ptbf18

Trick or Treat @ Your Library
October 31, 1 - 3 p.m.

Calling all Superheroes, Princesses, Pirates, Ghosts and Furry Creatures!  Dress up in your Halloween best and trick or treat your way through the library.  Treats will be available at all of our service desks.  Participate in a craft activity and help judge the library staff pumpkin decorating contest. This is a family event and no registration is required.