"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.

Homeschool Heroes group sharing recipe ideas

Smoothie-ingredientsHungry for more than just the great books and online resources available through your Noble Public Library?

Then it's a good time for families of homeschoolers to be part of the library's Homeschool Heroes group, which next meets at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Ina Byerly Activity Room.

The theme for October is food, as participants are asked to bring a recipe from their favorite chef to share with members of the group. Maybe then families can go home with a good idea to try for dinner that night!

Any age of homeschool child is invited to take part. Future themes and program dates for the group are:

Nov. 3 Biography

Dec. 1Christmas Around the World

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

October = variety for After School group

Pumpkins-469641 200The Noble Public Library continues its After School Thursdays series in October, with activities at 3:15 p.m. on Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27.

The group will look at a variety of topics during the month, from crafts to cooking to spooky stories in advance of Halloween.

Each month will feature a different theme, 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.

Combine play and stories in bilingual event

ChildWithCarToysThe Noble Public Library continues its monthly series of bilingual story times and activities with the next edition of Family Play Time/Hora de jugar en familia, at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5.

Activities are for ages 5 and under and their caregivers and is a chance for children to learn and develop their brains through simple play.

The program 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 to attend.

Find out how resistance band training can help you

Hello byWerbeFabrikThe Noble Public Library is not just about exercising your mind.

The library begins a series of Resistance Band Training at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Oct. 4 through Oct. 20.

The six-class series will show the benefits of working out with resistance bands as part of an individual exercise plan. Ages 18 and up are invited to participate.

Registration will be required in advance.