Get good ideas at First Time Homebuyers Workshop

House for saleMaking plans to buy your first home? Or just wanting more information to decide if wading into the waters of home ownership is the right move?

The Noble Public Library has answers to those with questions on the process in its First Time Homebuyers Workshop, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the library.

Patti Lamle, Vice President of Mortgage Lending with Guaranteed Rate Mortgage, will present the workshop, providing information on topics like credit, loan programs, the loan process, ideas for budgeting and tips on selecting a Realtor.

The workshop is for ages 18 and up, and registration is required in advance. 

High school students invited to weekly discussion groups

Comic booksThe Noble Public Library is adding a second discussion group for students at Noble High School during the school year.

The High School Book Club will have its first meeting at 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 17 in the High School Library. All high school students are invited, and the group will use books from one of the Pioneer Library System’s book discussion kits.

A second group, the Noble High School Comics and Graphic Novels Club, has its inaugural meeting at 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, also in the library. This group will look at different elements of comic book and graphic design, with varied discussion planned throughout the year.

Meetings of each group are planned weekly throughout the school year, typically on the third and fourth Thursdays of the month, although the schedule will vary some months based on the school calendar.

Contact the Noble Public Library to find out more about either group or any of the services of library.

Help your preschooler experience the library at “Tadpole Tuesdays”

Child with ballThe Noble Public Library invites families with preschool children to the library on Tuesday mornings for its Tadpole Tuesdays program series.

Starting at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays the library is open, events are tailored to ages 2 to 5 and include different themes focusing on early literacy skills each week.

Program dates and themes for August include:

Aug. 1Preschool Story Time

Aug. 8Make and Take

Aug. 15Learning by Leaps (theme is “The Sun”)

Aug. 22Magic of Music

Aug. 29Preschool Story Time

Registration is not required in advance to attend any of the programs.