The following is a list of upcoming programs and events for adults at the Woodbury Public Library during January 2020:
Art @ Your Library: Joan Gore Memorial Art Show
Reception on Saturday, Jan. 4, 12 to 2 p.m.
During her lifetime, Joan Gore created a significant body of work in oils and pastels. Enjoy her striking portraiture and landscapes throughout the month of January. Her daughter, Annemary Camp, will represent the artist at our reception. The works will be for sale, and all proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital.
If you can't join us on the fourth, stop by at the Highland Mills Branch of Woodbury Public Library any time during the month of January 2020 to celebrate the creativity and honor the memory of the artist.
Book Discussion Club: 'Thirteen Moons'
Thursday, Jan. 9, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
At the age of twelve, an orphan named Will Cooper is given a horse, a key, and a map and is sent on a journey through the uncharted wilderness of the Cherokee Nation. In a voice filled with both humor and yearning, Will tells of a lifelong search for home, the hunger for fortune and adventure, the rebuilding of a trampled culture, and above all an enduring pursuit of passion.
Reserve your copy of "Thirteen Moons" by Charles Frazier online or in-person using your individual RCLS library card - available in Large Print and Audio Book (request delivery to the Highland Mills branch for pick-up). Pre-register.
Financial Wellness seminar
Sunday, Jan. 12, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Woodbury Senior Center (adjacent to the Highland Mills Branch of the library)
Andrea Brown will conduct an informative session where you will learn how to understand the principles of financial wellness: goal setting; saving; spending; education planning; retirement planning; and maximizing employer benefits.
Great for attendees of all ages - Young Adults and Seniors welcome. Pre-register.
Signs of Spring craft program
Thursday, Jan. 23, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Woodbury Senior Center (adjacent to the Highland Mills Branch of the library)
Spruce up your surroundings with a hand-painted sign on reclaimed wood. Beth Verblaauw will lead this craft program, guiding you in creating your own unique work to keep or give as a special gift. All materials will be provided. Limit 15 adult patrons.
Pre-registration required (a wait-list registration will be available).
Gallavantin Gluten-Free" cooking program
Thursday, Jan. 30, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Woodbury Senior Center (adjacent to the Highland Mills Branch of the library).
Braving the cold outdoors can work up an appetite... Join Nancy Kaufer who will share tips on preparing Gluten-Free Warm Soups and Snacks for Winter Days. Enjoy the demo and sampling and take home recipes to try out.
Limit 15 Adult patrons. Pre-registration required (a wait-list registration will be available).