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Fun things to do at the library in January

Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018

Tired of the dark, cold days of winter? Teens are invited to come to the Huntington Library from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 20 for an afternoon of activities that will keep the boredom away. Test yourself against the library’s engineering challenges and puzzles; create STEAM crafts and more.

Kids age three to seven can create their own hand-stuffed furry friend in our Arctic Animal Workshop at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 24 in Huntington. There will be a short story time session, then attendees with the help of a parent or guardian will create a 15-inch stuffed arctic animal. Materials are limited, so there is a cap of 20 participants, and registration is a must. There is a materials fee for all participants who want to create and take home a stuffed animal that you can register and pay at the Huntington Library’s circulation desk.

What’s the difference between cells and columns? How can Microsoft Excel be used for lists, math and more? Learn the basics of Excel at the Markle Branch Library at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 24. This is a beginner level class, no experience with Excel needed. Bring your own device or use one of the laptops provided by the library.

Did you know that old CDs can be used for all kinds of creative projects? Teens are invited to attend one of the library’s free Repurposing Old CDs workshops and learn to weave and make a mobile, and create scratch art. No experience or registration necessary, Attend at the Huntington Library at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 27, or at the Markle Branch at 4 p.m. on Monday, January 29.