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RELGC Calendar for October 2013
Oakland
Tuesday, October 01, 2013

LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children age three and under).  LapSit is a special program that incorporates singing, rhymes, stories, and other activities that will entertain and stimulate children’s language skills.  A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.
Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
An hour of stories, crafts, and fun for preschoolers age 3-5, held each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:30am, except in June, July, August and December.  Children's Hour teaches creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letter and number recognition, and vocabulary building.
Friday, October 04, 2013

Homeschoolers @ the Library-- PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED  2:30 PM - 3:30 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room

Appalachian Heritage and Candle Dipping will be presented by Carolyn Mathews, retired manager of Deep Creek Lake Recreation Area. Carolyn's experience with candle dipping dates back to time spent with her grandmother! She will share her hobby with those who have pre-registered. (Limit 25)

Please contact Deb at 301-334-3996 x.104 or deb.s@relib.net for more information.
Tuesday, October 08, 2013

LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children age three and under).  LapSit is a special program that incorporates singing, rhymes, stories, and other activities that will entertain and stimulate children’s language skills.  A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.
Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
An hour of stories, crafts, and fun for preschoolers age 3-5, held each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:30am, except in June, July, August and December.  Children's Hour teaches creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letter and number recognition, and vocabulary building.
Saturday, October 12, 2013

Oakland Library Closed   Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 N. Second St.
The Oakland Library is closed for the Autumn Glory Festival.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013

LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children age three and under).  LapSit is a special program that incorporates singing, rhymes, stories, and other activities that will entertain and stimulate children’s language skills.  A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.
Young Readers' Book Club  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
Young Readers Club is a book discussion group for readers age nine through twelve.  The group meets on the third Tuesday of each month from September through November and January through May.
 
You must be pre-registered to attend this program.
 
Students will be provided with books that they will read and discuss with the group.  They will also enjoy a craft, game, or activity and a snack based upon themes relevant to the particular book selected for the program.  If interested please contact Deb Spurrier at 301-334-3996 ext. 104.
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
An hour of stories, crafts, and fun for preschoolers age 3-5, held each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:30am, except in June, July, August and December.  Children's Hour teaches creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letter and number recognition, and vocabulary building.
Friday, October 18, 2013

Book Signing with Bathsheba Dailey  3:30 PM - 5:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 N. Second St.

Bathsheba Dailey, author of Five Year Old Death, will hold a book signing at the Oakland Library. Her book, which was released in late June 2013, describes an autobiographical journey of self-discovery. See more details at http://www.relib.net/slidenews.asp?action=slide&articleID=29.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Author Talk with Poet and Novelist Laura Bentley  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 N. Second St.
We are hosting writer Laura Treacy Bentley – poet, novelist, and book editor for WV Living Magazine. Bentley plans to read short excerpts from her debut novel The Silver Tattoo, talk about Ireland and her writing journey, and sign books. Contact Bonnie at the information listed. This event is free and open to the public. See more details at http://www.relib.net/slidenews.asp?action=slide&articleID=30.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children age three and under).  LapSit is a special program that incorporates singing, rhymes, stories, and other activities that will entertain and stimulate children’s language skills.  A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.
Kids' Book Club  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
Kids Book Club is a book discussion group for children ages six through eight.  Programs are held on the fourth Tuesday of every month from September through November and January through May.
 
You must be pre-registered to attend this program.
 
Students will be provided with books that they will read and discuss with the group.  They will also enjoy a craft or other fun activity and have a snack based on the themes relevant to the book selection for that month.  If interested please contact Deb Spurrier at 301-334-3996 ext. 104.
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
An hour of stories, crafts, and fun for preschoolers age 3-5, held each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:30am, except in June, July, August and December.  Children's Hour teaches creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letter and number recognition, and vocabulary building.
STEM Kids - Energy Everywhere  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
Soon cabin fever will set in, but today we will focus on getting the energy out of our system...and much more by using Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) principles of
enery to exercise kids' minds!
 
STEM Kids is a drop-in program for grades K-5th on days when school is released early for staff development.
 
For more information, or to pre-register, call Miss Deb at 301-334-3996 x104, or email deb.s@relib.net.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children age three and under).  LapSit is a special program that incorporates singing, rhymes, stories, and other activities that will entertain and stimulate children’s language skills.  A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
An hour of stories, crafts, and fun for preschoolers age 3-5, held each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:30am, except in June, July, August and December.  Children's Hour teaches creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letter and number recognition, and vocabulary building.