February at the Vicksburg District Library

Family Storytime – For children 18 months to 4 years old. Meets Mondays 10-10:30 a.m. (Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27). Rich language experiences with storytelling, reading, and music and movement.

Mugs and Hugs – For children 18 months to 4 years old, on biweekly Wednesdays (Feb. 1 and Feb. 15) from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Fun learning and social time. Coffee and tea provided for adults.

Bouncing Babies – For babies to 2 years old every Friday from 10-10:30 a.m. (Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24). We start early to enhance language and social development.

Bulldog Break Time – For teens in grades 6-12, held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 2:45-4:15 p.m. (Feb. 9 and 23). A safe space for teens and tweens to get together and have fun. Crafts, games, social activities, and tasty treats provided.

Teen Space / Game Time – For teens in grades 6-12, held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 4:15-5:45 pm. (Feb. 9 and 23). Nintendo Switch and games for people under 18! All supplies provided along with fun snacks.

STEAM – Our STEAM programs, which are acronyms for “science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics”, provides opportunities for children K to 5th grade to explore and experiment with new concepts. Monday, February 20, 11:00 a.m.-noon. (Stay tuned for future dates.)

Book Club for Adults – February 2 and March 2 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Book club meets at this time the first Thursday of every month. February’s book is a free-for-all. In March, we will read the book decided on at the February meeting. Check at the Circulation Desk for the title.

Jigsaw Puzzle Day – On Friday, February 10, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., adults and seniors are invited to come to the library to put together the library’s new jigsaw puzzles. Bring a sack lunch if you’ll be hungry. Drinks and light snacks will be provided.

A showing of “Downton Abbey: A New Era” with tea and biscuits takes place on Saturday, February 25, from 1-4:30 p.m. Come at 1 for tea and biscuits. Movie starts at 1:30. All are welcome to this free event. Register at the Circulation Desk or by calling (269) 649-1648.

Reader’s Theater – Monday, March 6, 1-3 p.m. Adults and seniors will read aloud plays based on classic short stories: Rikki Tikki Tavi, The Necklace, and The Tell-Tale Heart.

Writers Roundtable creative writing group – February 22 from 1-2:30 p.m. All are welcome. Bring a short piece to workshop.

Quilters Class – February 27 from 7-8 p.m., in our Lower Level space.

Bridge Club meets every Tuesday from 9:30 a.m-noon.

Tai Chi meets each Tuesday night from 7-8 p.m. and each Thursday morning from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

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