Teen book club is coming to the Library


Photos by Mary Munson

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The Library's Preschool Craft and Story Time on December 18 saw its biggest attendance ever, with 52 children and parents having the opportunity to learn about the North Pole, polar bears and other wild animals. Miss Ginny Furnish was assisted by Mr. Bill on piano and Miss Claudia from Spanish Class providing translation. In addition to stories and music, the children made crafts to take home and enjoyed a yogurt treat, courtesy of Yogurt Land.

The next Preschool Craft and Story Time is scheduled for Friday, January 29, at 11:30 a.m.

On Friday, January 8, at 4 p.m., the Library will begin a new program for teens, "The Perks of being in a Book Club."This first meeting of the teen book club will be used to organize the workings of the club, such as selection of titles.Teens are encouraged to attend the meeting and contribute to the workings of the club. The club plans to meet monthly to discuss titles they select.

The Canyon Lake Library is located inside the City Hall building. It's open Mondays, 10 to 7, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 to 6, and Saturdays 10 to 3.It's closed Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.The Canyon Lake Library is a member of the Riverside County Library System (www.rivlib.net) honoring cards and returns from other affiliated libraries. It has a Facebook page. For more information, call 951-244-9181.

January Calendar

The Library is closed January 1. Here is the schedule of January events.

Saturday, January 2 ? Library will be open regular hours, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday, January 4, 11 a.m. ? Toddler Story Time for children under 3

Monday, January 4, 3 p.m. ? Beginning Spanish language classes for children K-5

Friday, January 8, 4 p.m. ? Perks of Being in a Book Club, teen book club

Monday, January 11, 11 a.m. ? Toddler Story Time for children under 3

Wednesday, January 13, 11 a.m. ? Canyon Lake Knitters

Monday, January 18 ? Library Closed, Riverside County Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Wednesday, January 20, 11 a.m. ? Canyon Lake Knitters. New members of all experience levels welcome

Monday, January 25, 11 a.m. ? Toddler Story Time

Monday, January 25, 4 p.m. ? Family Movie Night, "Minions," free movie and popcorn

Wednesday, January 28, 11 a.m. ? Canyon Lake Knitters

Friday, January 29, 11:30 a.m. Miss Ginny’s Story Time returns with stories, music and craft