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.

Studio 204 is back in session

ChalkboardThe Noble Public Library resumes its Studio 204 series of programs in October with a pair of events for adults ages 18 and up.

At 5:45 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, participants will take part in an art project using supplies provided by library staff.

Then at 5:45 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, the program will be a Maker Meetup, as participants can learn the basics of knitting or crocheting or bring a project of their own to work on.

Registration is not required in advance to attend.

"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.

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.

Weekly program lends a hand to students

Writing bydangquocbuuThe Noble Public Library's Tuesday Tutors program meets weekly at 3:15 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Ina Byerly Activity Room of the library, with sessions on Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25 and continuing through the school year.

Community volunteers help out students with challenges they may be facing with their homework. Elementary school-age students are invited to participate and are asked to bring their work with them.

No advance registration is required.