Events for Adults at the Library

Dec 13, 6:30pm Writers' Group

This group meets monthly and is for adults interested in writing, meeting other writers, and practicing and sharing their writing.  JoNelle Toriseva, a member of GCC's English faculty, is the facilitator.  Registration is not required.  Please call the library at 343-9550, if you have questions.


Dec 14, 7:00pm Charles Dickens Presents "A Christmas Carol" starring Mike Randall

Charles Dickens Presents “A Christmas Carol” a solo performance starring Mike Randall.  WKBW-TV’s chief meteorologist will perform a live, solo performance of the classic Dickens story acting out more than 25 characters.


Dec 16, 2:00pm Lester Holiday Revels

 Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia will host “Lester Holiday Revels”.  Come listen to a Celtic Holiday Revel with the husband and wife duo, Howard and Mary Lester, who have been performing together since 1988.  Mary combines her heavenly voice and Irish harp mastery with a deep love and understanding of the language and music of Ireland and Scotland.   Howard ratchets the excitement up several notches. He adds the genres of old time, Cajun, klezmer, playing fiddle, banjo, and sometimes the bodhran drum.  For more information call the library at (585) 343-950 or visit our web sit at www.batavialibrary.org


Jan 2, 9:00am Winter Reading Club for Adults

The Winter Reading Club for adults starts tomorrow and runs through March 3.  Sign up at the Reference Desk, and spend your winter reading to earn chances for grand prizes.  More details are available in the library


Jan 8, 6:30pm Evening Adult Book Discussion

Read Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman and join other readers to discuss.  Copies will be available at the front desk one month before the discussion.


Jan 10, 6:30pm Writers' Group

This group meets monthly and is for adults interested in writing, meeting other writers, and practicing and sharing their writing.  JoNelle Toriseva, a member of GCC's English faculty, is the facilitator.  Registration is not required.  Please call the library at 343-9550, if you have questions.


Jan 10, 11:00am Borrow the Library's eBooks and Digital Magazines

Learn how to borrow and download the library's eBooks and Digital Magazines to your mobile device.  These items are free to use, books return automatically (no late fees), and magazines may be downloaded and saved indefinitely.  Registration is required for this free program.  Please register at the front desk.


Jan 11, 7:00pm Uganda Travel Program

Jim and Joan Ellison will share stories and information on their recent trip to Uganda.


Jan 18, 6:30pm Helix Knit Hats

Using the Helix Stripe method is a truly ingenious way to knit stripes in teh round and avoid the steps/jogs that happen at the start of your rounds.  After you've learned this technique you can knit stripes with 2, 3, 4...colors using this Helix method!  Please bring 3 colors of yard and a 16 inch circular needle appropriate for the yarn you choose. (See the handout when you register.)  Taught by Linda Daviau.  No cost.


Jan 22, 7:00pm Mystery Readers' Mondays Discussion

Read and be ready to discuss Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz.  Copies of the book will be available at the front desk one month prior to discussion.  Also, check OverDrive downloadable audio and eBooks for digital copies.


Adult Summer Programs

Exercise Your Mind...Read is the theme of the 2016 summer reading club. Flyers are available in the library.

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