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Public Library


Library Director - Kristine Sutton 

33 Main St.
Akron, NY 14001                 www.buffalolib.org
(716) 542-2327

Summer Hours
Memorial Day Weekend – Labor Day

Mon. 10:00 – 8:00pm
Tues. 10:00 – 6:00pm
Wed. 10:00 – 8:00pm
Thurs. Closed
Fri. 10:00 – 5:00pm
Sat. Closed

Winter Hours
Labor Day – Memorial Day Weekend

Mon. 1:00 – 8:00pm
Tues. 10:00 – 5:00pm
Wed. 1:00 – 8:00pm
Thurs. Closed
Fri. 10:00 – 5:00pm
Sat. 10:00 – 5:00pm

 




 

 


Newstead Public Library January & February Events

Call 542 -2327 to attend programs.

Visit www.buffalolib.org or follow us on facebook!

 

Library Board Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7 pm

 

Library Closed Monday, January 21 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Library Closed Monday, February 18 for President’s Day

  

Library Hours

Monday          1 pm – 8 pm

Tuesday          10 am – 5 pm

Wednesday    1 pm – 8 pm

Thursday        Closed

Friday             10 am – 5 pm

Saturday         10 am – 5 pm

 

Music with Mar

Interactive music and movement class for children, 8 months through 5 years old and their caregiver to participate in together using brain-based activities to enhance your child’s total development.

Class will be on the 1st and 3rd Friday’s at 11:30 am

 

Toddler Jumpbunch

Build fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination with brightly colored balls and simple toys.  Parents are encouraged to participate!

Ages 15 months – 3 years

2nd and 4th Friday’s of the month at 11:30 am – 12:15 pm – only November 16

 

Department of Social Service Assistance Returns

A University at Buffalo trained intern will be available on Friday’s, beginning October 19, to assist people in signing up for HEAP, SNAP and other Social Services in the library.

Every Friday 10-5

 

T’ai Chi Chih with Denise Miller

T’ai Chi Chih movements are practiced softly with no impact.  No particular level of fitness, coordination or special clothing required.  Denise Miller is an accredited T’ai Chi Chih teacher who had been sharing this wonderful practice with students for 6 years.

Tuesday’s at 10:30 – 11:30 am for 6 weeks, beginning January 8 – February 12

 

Life of a Writer

Writer’s group for high school students led by author Nancy Eckerson.  Do you like to write or hope to get published someday?  Join our group to learn about the life of a writer.

2nd & 4th Wednesday’s of the month at 7 pm

Wednesday, January 23 @ 7 pm

 

Painting with Friends

Come and paint for fun at the library.  All supplies provided!

For ages 12 and up please.

Wednesday, January 16 @ 6:30 pm

 

G.I.R.L. Stem Lab

Girl Scouts host a Silly Science 3 week series for Kindergartners and 1st graders.  Learn how elephants brush their teeth, how rain clouds work and more!

Wednesday, January 16, 23 and 30 @ 6:30 pm

 

LEGO Club

Boys and girls ages 7 and up come create and build with LEGO’s.

Saturday, January 19 @ 1:30 – 3:30 pm    

 

Kidding Around Yoga – Winter Theme

Enjoy a fun-filled yoga class for ages 3 -10.  There will be music, games and storytelling while children practice yoga poses, mindfulness and breathing techniques.

Saturday, January 26

Pre-K, ages 3 -5 – 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Ages 6 – 10 – 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

 

Reading to Daisy and Dave the Dog!

Read to our therapy dog, Daisy!

Tuesday, January 22 @ 3 -4 pm - Dave

Monday, January 28 @ 3 -4 pm - Daisy

 

PreSchool Storytime

For children ages 2 ½ - 5.  Stories, Songs and Crafts!

Monday’s at 6:30 pm

January 28 – March 4

                                                                                                                                                                              

Peace, Love & Yarn

Knit and Crochet with Akron neighbors and friends for a community project.

Saturday, February 2 @ 2 pm

  

Take Your Child to the Library Day!

Tuesday, February 2 – all day!

Crafts will be available to make all day

 

Tuesday Morning Book Club

Tuesday, February 5 @ 10:30 am

 

Legislator Edward Rath Announces HEAP Outreach

Assistance available to help residents with the application process.

Tuesday, February 5 @ 10 am -4 pm

 

Fun with STEM

Stop in the library and see what cool science toys we have to learn and play with.  We have new circuit kits, a magnetic construction set, LEGO’s a 3-d pen and more!

There is something for all ages!

Saturday, February 9 @ 1 – 4 pm

 

Wellness Seminars hosted by Living Roots

Good health should be a right, not a privilege says Living Roots owner Andrea Whitmarsh.  Join Andrea every 2nd Monday beginning January 14th – June 10th    at 6:30 – 7:30 pm    

February 10 – Emotional Eating - Learn how to listen to your body and identify if you are an emotional eater and learn how to work through emotional eating.    

 

Newstead Genealogy Society

Wednesday February 13 @ 6 pm

                   

LEGO Club

Boys and girls ages 7 and up come create and build with LEGO’s.

Saturday, February 16 @ 1:30 – 3:30 pm    

 

ToddlerTime

Toddler story program for children ages 15 months – 3 years.

Tuesday’s @ 11 am beginning February 19 for 5 weeks

 

              

On-Going Library Events

 

1:1 Computer Assistance

Do you need help with your iPad, Microsoft Word or setting up a Facebook account??  We can assist with that and much more.  Please call the library at 542-2327 to schedule a time.

 

Looking to play Mahjong?  Would you like to learn?

All are welcome!

Monday’s from 1 - 4 pm

                                            

Life of a Writer

Writer’s group for high school students led by author Nancy Eckerson.  Do you like to write or hope to get published someday?  Join our group to learn about the life of a writer.

2nd & 4th Wednesday’s of the month at 7 pm