Marian Sutherland Kirby Library Announces Upcoming Activities

The following upcoming events are scheduled at the Marian Sutherland Kirby Library:

Furry Tails Reading Partners! Is your child a shy or hesitant reader or do they just love to read? Visit the Library at 6:30pm on Wednesday, May 28 and your child can read to a certified therapy dog! These gentle and sweet dogs love to be read to! Call or visit to register. Child must be able to read independently.

Homework Help with Ms. Michelle! Join Ms. Michelle every Thursday from 3—5pm and she’ll help you with any homework or school projects. Even if you can’t make it on a Thursday, one of our librarians is always here to help you!

May the Fourth Be With You: For teens 12 –18, let the force take you to the library on Sunday, May 4th from noon –3pm! We’ll snack, watch a movie, play Star Wars games, and do some Star Wars crafts! Celebrate all things Star Wars! Call or visit to register. For Star Wars nerds only!

The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) will meet on Wednesday, May 14th at 6:30pm. This month we’ll discuss the upcoming summer reading program. It’s never too late to join TAG! For grades 6 –12.

One-on-One eReader Help: Sign up for a half hour, one-on-one session on Saturday, April 26 between 9:30am and 12:30pm. Learn anything from the basics to how to download eBooks for free. Call or visit to register, space is limited.

Anatomy of a College Application and How Not to Make Common Mistakes: Join Jennifer L. Severini-Kresock, MS, a private career and college counselor, for a free presentation on the college application process. Free and open to anyone, but especially helpful for high school students and their families. Saturday, April 26 at 1pm. Call or visit to register.

New! Book Club: starting on Saturday, May 17th at noon, the Marian Sutherland Kirby Library will be a monthly book club for adults. Our first selection is The Engagements by J. Courtney Sullivan. This sweeping novel begins with the story of Frances Gerety, the copyrighter for DeBeers who coined “A Diamond is Forever” and takes us through the intertwining stories of different couples throughout the decades. Copies are available at the circulation desk. Call or visit to register.