Join us for Thursday afterschool activities

GirlThe Noble Public Library continues its After School Thursdays series in November, with activities at 3:15 p.m. on Nov. 3, 10 and 17 before taking a break for the Thanksgiving holiday. All activities take place in the Ina Byerly Activity Room of the library.

Each month will feature a different set of activities, giving children a look at the many services offered through the library.

Registration is not required to attend, and elementary school-age children are invited to participate

Homeschool Heroes group talking biographies

Kids byklimkinThe Noble Public Library welcomes families with homeschool students to be part of the library's Homeschool Heroes group, which next meets at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Ina Byerly Activity Room.

The theme for November is biographies, as families can learn about the many resources the library has for reading or researching biographies of famous people.

The final edition of the program for 2016 will be Dec. 1, with the theme "Christmas Around the World."

Families interested in having their children be part of the group should contact Maureen Pridgeon at the library at 872-5713.

¡Viva GLART! with library series


The Noble Public Library goes artistic and bilingual with its program ¡Viva GLART, Grow a Learner through Art! at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2.

Activities are for ages 5 and under and their caregivers and provide a bilingual setting for learning through art play.

The ¡Viva GLART! series is part of the Pioneer Library System's Growing Like a Read initiative and were made possible from a contribution from an anonymous donor to PLS in 2015.

Registration is not required in advance.

Weekly series bringing reading and fun to youngsters

FamilyStoryTimeThe Noble Public Library presents a morning of activity for preschoolers and their caregivers at its weekly Tadpole Tuesdays, set for 10:30 a.m. most Tuesday mornings in the Ina Byerly Activity Room.

The library hosts the weekly programs geared to ages 2-5, with a variety of learning activities.

The schedule for November features:

Nov. 1Preschool Story Time

Nov. 8Make and Take

Nov. 15Learning by Leaps

Nov. 22Magic with Music

Nov. 29Pre-K Create and Play

Registration is not required to attend any of the programs.

"Food Fridays" provide a kitchen lesson to tweens and teens

VegetableBring your appetite for the Noble Public Library's "Food Fridays," a weekly program at noon on each Friday in October, Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28.

Tweens and teens in 6th through 12th grades are invited to participate, and each week they'll learn how to make several dishes and learn more about the ingredients used in them.

Registration will be required separately for each of the programs.