Book discussion group talk has French flavor

Book coverTake a trip to France through the pages of Nina George's novel Little Paris Bookshop and the Noble Public Library.

The library's monthly Cover to Cover book discussion group will focus on that novel in its next meeting, at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Ina Byerly Activity Room.

Registration is not required, although those attending can check out a copy of the book in advance at the library's Information Desk. Ages 18 and up may participate.

Bilingual event spurs creativity through art

GrowingLikeAReadThe Noble Public Library goes bilingual and artistic with its program ¡Viva GLART, Grow a Learner through Art! at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7.

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 to participate.

Tadpole Tuesdays is introducing the library to young readers

PlayHouseThe 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 September features:

Sept. 6Preschool Story Time

Sept. 13Make and Take

Sept. 20Learning by Leaps

Sept. 27Magic with Music

Registration is not required to attend any of the programs.

Tutors lend a hand in afterschool offering

BoyReadingA new school year brings new assignments for students, and the Noble Public Library is ready to give them a little boost on this new work.

The library presents its Tuesday Tutors program weekly at 3:15 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Ina Byerly Activity Room of the library, starting in September 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.

Registration is not required in advance.

September STEAM takes over on Fridays

Littlebits byRualriWith no school on Fridays this year in the Noble Public Schools, it’s a chance for the Noble Public Library to give tweens and teens an outlet as science and technology take over in its weekly September STEAM events. Programs are hosted from noon to 1 p.m. each Friday in the month, on Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30.

Students in grades six through 12 are invited to explore a variety of the Pioneer Library System’s STEAM Power Maker Kits, which focus on science and technology in an engaging and hands-on way.

Registration is required in advance to attend each week’s event.