Fridays are full of things to do at the library

Hole Story coverFriday means school’s out, so it’s a perfect time to check out some interesting activities offered by the Newcastle Public Library.

Programs are scheduled at 2 p.m. on each Friday of January. The schedule of events coming up includes:

Jan. 5, Art for School Age Kids – Participants will read Coppernickel Goes Mondrian by Wouter Van Reed and after reviewing images of his Mondrian masterpieces create their own in his style. Supplies are provided by the Friends of the Newcastle Library.

Jan. 12, STEAM It Friday @ the Library – Experience science and technology with a look at the properties of electrical circuitry through use of squishy circuits.

Jan. 19, Book-N-Cook – After reading The Hole Story of the Doughnut by Pat Miller, the group will make homemade doughnuts. Supplies will be provided by the Friends of the Newcastle Library.

Jan. 19, Write Club – Also scheduled at the same time on Jan. 19 is the library’s new writing group for teen authors. The group will share ideas and engage in activities geared to inspire creativity and self-expression.

Jan. 26, Crafts for School Age Kids – Prepare for February gift giving by making heart crafts with supplies provided by the Newcastle Friends.

Registration is required separately for each of the programs.