Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Libraries told hold several different activities

Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019

The Huntington City-Township Public Library will host a Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners workshop Wednesday, May 1 at 6 p.m. and at the Markle Branch Wednesday, May 8 at 6 p.m. Discover the benefits of mindfulness meditation, the scientific research and new ways that mindfulness is being practiced with smartphones and smart watches. The library will end with an optional, short meditation. This workshop is for adults.

Learn the basics of scrapbooking and the ways to use these artistic skills to tell the family’s story in the Huntington Library’s Scrapbooking Your Family Tree workshop Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m. Participants will learn how to choose archival-quality materials, the various scrapbook sizes and types, different techniques for scrapbooking photos, documents, recipes and more. Finally, those attending will get to make their own family tree scrapbook page using copies of photos (make sure to bring the ones you want to use) and a provided template. This program is for teens and adults and registration is requested, call (260) 356-0824 or visit https://hctpl.info/program-reg to sign up. This program will take place at the Markle Library Saturday, June 8 at 10:30 a.m.

The Master Gardeners will return to host the annual and ever-popular Mother’s Day Make & Take at the Huntington Library Saturday, May 4 at 10:30 a.m. There will be a themed story time, followed by a hands-on craft where children can create a potted plant gift for the mother figure in their life. Afterwards, the Master Gardeners will also be selling hanging baskets. The craft itself is free but supplies are limited, so signing up is required. Call the Children’s Desk at (260) 356-2900 to register your child. This program is for children five to 12 years of age.

All three activities are free. The Huntington Library is located at 255 W. Park Drive and the Markle Library at 155 W. Sparks Street, Markle.