May at the Vicksburg District Library

Book Club for Adults – May 4 and June 1 from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Book club meets at this time the first Thursday of every month. May’s book is anything by Laura Lippman. Ask at the Circulation Desk for June’s book.

Comedy Movie Club – May 3 and June 21 from 6 – 8 p.m. Spend the evening watching a comedy movie at the library! Popcorn and drinks provided. We will watch “Free Guy”. Open to anyone 18 and older.
Crafts for Adults and Seniors – May 9 from 1 – 3 p.m. Adults and seniors do crafts at the library. May’s craft is painting rocks to look like potted succulents. All you need to bring is yourself.

Robert Weir Presents “Great Crossings” – May 17 from 7 – 8 p.m. A presentation of sailing adventure by Robert M. Weir. Robert’s gorgeous photos, delightful stories, and interactions with people will enlighten us about the joys of international maritime adventures.

Anime and Gaming Social Group for 18+ — May 18 from 5 – 5:45 p.m. Social and discussion group for anime and gaming fans who are 18 and up. Come ready to discuss your favorite anime and games. Hot and cold drinks provided.

Recipe Swap Party – May 21 from 2– 4 p.m. Bring your favorite recipe and an example of the finished product to share.

Movie Club for Adults and Seniors – May 22 from 1 – 3:30 p.m. Come to the library to watch a movie, drink tea or coffee, and nibble on snacks. May’s movie will be “Jane Eyre”.

Writers’ Roundtable creative writing group – May 24 from 1 – 2:30 p.m. All are welcome. Bring a short piece to workshop.

Craft & Chat – May 26 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Adults and seniors bring their current craft project (e.g., knitting, crocheting, coloring, cross-stitch, etc.) to work on while chatting with other crafters. Tea and coffee provided.

Vicksburg District Library at the Vicksburg Farmers Market – May 26 from 2 – 6 p.m. Stop by and craft with us. Pick up a library card application for youth and adults.

Karaoke for Older Teens/Early Twenties – May 31 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. We have the music, the microphone, and the drinks and snacks. You just come and have fun. Bring your friends!

Family Storytime – For children 18 months to 4 years old. Meets Mondays 10 – 10:30 a.m. (May 1, 8, 15, and 22). Rich language experiences with storytelling, reading, and music and movement.

Mugs & Hugs – For children 18 months to 4 years old, on biweekly Wednesdays (May 3 and 17) from 10 – 10:45 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. (May 5, 12, 19, and 26). 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. (May 11 and 25). 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 p.m. (May 11 and 25). Nintendo Switch and games for people under 18! All supplies provided along with fun snacks.

STEAM – Our STEAM programs, dealing with science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics, provide opportunities for children K to 5th grade to explore and experiment with new concepts. Monday, May 15, 11 – noon.

LEGO Club – Free Build – Students in grades K – 5 can build their favorite design in Legos. They will choose their favorite creation, along with a label to put in the library display case. Tuesday, May 16, 4 – 5 p.m.

Ladies Library Auxiliary Meeting – May 5 from noon – 3 p.m. in our Lower Level space.

Quilters Class – May 22 from 7 – 8 p.m. in our Lower Level space.

Quilt-n-Friends Workday – May 27 from 10 a.m. – 4:30 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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