The Friends of the Crandon Public Library will host a Spring Break Booksale event Tuesday, March 30th through Saturday, April 4th. The Friends will have their booksale set-up in the library’s lower level each day during the library’s regular business hours. The Friends have hundreds of used books for sale in every topic area imaginable. All proceeds from the booksale are returned to the public library through various efforts including the Friends Annual Scholarship, partnership opportunities with the School District of Crandon and library material purchases.
A group of volunteer moms have started a weekly play group at the Library on Tuesday afternoons from 2:00-3:30 p.m. The play group allows youngsters to meet, greet and play in a friendly, unstructured environment. Play group is a free Drop-in Program and registration is not required. Note: there will be no Play Group on Tuesday, March 31st due to Friends of the Library Booksale.
Crandon’s Stitch’n Sisters Needlework Group will be offering a beginners’ class in the lower level of the Library on Tuesday, March 24th from 9 am-Noon. Participants can learn how to: knit, quilt, embroider, basket weave, and English paper piece. There will also be a sample table of crafts available for viewing. No registration is required for this free event.
In honor of National Women’s History Month the Crandon Public Library is offering a Women’s Self Defense Class on Thursday, March 26th beginning 7:00 p.m. The class will be taught by Ron Strong, a certified master instructor and fourth degree black belt.
In lieu of a registration fee for this event, the Crandon Public Library is asking each participant to bring an item to donate to the Tri-County Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Currently the Tri-County Council is in need of personal care items for both women and children, as well as gas cards, diapers (larger sizes) and paperback books. The items may be dropped off at the library at the time of registration or the night of the class.
Registration for this event is required and we ask that you please register by noon on March 25th. You may register by phone (478-3784) or by stopping at the front desk.
Join us for a Family Story Time program on Monday, March 23rd from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. The Library will provide coloring opportunities for all ages, the Forest County Health Department will provide colorful fruit and veggie taste-testing and the Forest County Ties that Bind Us will provide a colorful obstacle course in the lower level. No registration is required for this drop-in event.