Here is a sampling of what is happening this month at Bacon Memorial Library.
Library Closed December 24-25, December 31, January 1. Give Back at Bacon!
Toys for Tots Drop Off Nov. 1 through December 10th
Giving Tree November 1-December 23
Put new gloves, mittens, scarves & hats on our giving tree
Pets Need Comfort Too! November 1-December 23
We are collecting items for pets to be donated to the Wyandotte Animal shelter – these items can be used blankets, towels, food, etc.
Please register in person, online at baconlibrary.org, or by phone at 734-246-8357
Begins November 5, 2019 through December 11, 2019
Babytime/Toddler • Tuesdays @ 10 a.m.
Join Ms. Lynne for stories, music, dance and bubbles! This program is gear to children under the age of three.
Preschool Storytime • Wednesdays @ 11 a.m.
Join Ms. Lynne for stories, music, dance and parachute play! This program is gear to children age 3 and up.
Family Fireside Storytime • Wednesday, December 11 @ 7 p.m.
As the temperatures drop we invite you to a family evening storytime around a roaring fireplace in the historic Bacon home. Our featured story will be followed by a simple craft and bedtime snack.
The Friends of Bacon Library offer an ever-changing selection of books and other media for sale in the library’s multi-purpose room during library hours.
Tech Tutorials @ Bacon Library
Check our online calendar at baconlibrary.org or call 734-246-8357 for one on one technology help.
Teen & YA Writing Group is December 2 & December 16 @ 6 – 8 p.m.
Get together with other teens and young adults to share your work and build your craft. Participants are encouraged to bring small pieces of their work. Different aspects of the writing process will be explored through writing prompts, workshops, critiquing and free writing. Please register in person, online at baconlibrary.org, or by phone at 734-246-8357.
Downriver Plarning: Bag Ladies With a Cause is every Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Join us weekly! We crochet grocery bags into sleeping mats for the homeless. You can stop in and just grab supplies too!
Bacon Book Club is December 4 @ 7 p.m.
The book this month is Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak. Read along with us or better yet – meet with us and share your thoughts. We meet the 1st Wednesday of each month. If you would like us to reserve a copy of the book for you, call 734-246-8357.
Read with Cam is December 4, 11, 18 @ 6 p.m.
Cam loves to listen to stories. Bring your own book or read one of ours to Cam. Please register in person, online at baconlibrary.org, or by phone at 734-246-8357.
Alex McNeilley Chess Club is every Thursday @ 7 p.m.
Kids and adults of all ages can meet challenging new players every Thursday @ 7:00pm
Santa and Mrs. Claus is December 7 @ 10 a.m. -12:30 p.m. and 1 – 4 p.m.
Children can listen to Mrs. Claus read a Christmas story, tell their important wishes to Santa, and shop in Santa’s Secret Shop for their “special someone” with helpers to wrap their treasures. Come visit anytime between 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Santa’s Gift Shop will also be open Monday, December 9 from 1 until 4 p.m.
Library Board Meeting is December 9 @ 3:30 p.m.
Beginner’s Dungeons & Dragons is December 9 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
This group is geared towards anyone who has never played D&D before, and those who are still learning. Use your imagination and problem-solving skills while meeting new people. Playing materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own dice and/or 5e character sheet. This program is recommended for players 13-24. Please register in person, online at baconlibrary.org, or by phone at 734-246-8357.
Bullet Journal is December 18 @ 6:30 p.m.
Bullet journaling is a organizational strategy that can lead to higher performance, more productivity and a satisfying feeling of accomplishment at the end of the day. Learn new and simple planning techniques or tweak your existing strategies. We will share monthly what worked and what didn’t and plan our coming months together. We also will dive into hand lettering and layouts for those of you with a creative streak. Please bring a notebook and something to write with. A ruler and colored markers or highlighters would be nice as well but not necessary. Here’s to a productive new year!
Game Night is Monday, December 30 at 6 p.m.
Join us for a night of games at the library! The Nintendo Switch will be set up and the board games will be dusted off. Participants are encouraged to bring their own games and Switches.