Between the Bookends

By Teresa Warner

General

Friends of Ramona Library

: All are welcome at the Friends of Ramona Library annual board meeting at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16. At this meeting additional board members will be selected, and everyone in the community is encouraged to participate.

The newest edition of The Friendly Waves newsletter is out. The newsletter can be picked up in The Open Book library bookstore, or it can be emailed to Friends’ members if they have updated their email address. The new website, friendsoframonalibrary.org, has the newsletter posted for viewing along with all the current library news.

Friends Bookstore:

In addition to paperback and hardback books, there is a selection of classic books and specialty books with various prices. Come in and see what bargains you can find. Bookstore hours are Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Do you have extra time? Consider becoming a volunteer at this fabulous bookstore. Thank you to all the volunteers who have given the generous gift of their time.

YOUTH

Baby Lapsit Storytime

: (Ages 0 to 18months) Storytime, rhymes, songs and movements that emphasize adult-child interactions. Bring your infants and enjoy a special time on Mondays, Oct. 31, at 11:30 a.m.

Preschool Storytime:

Enjoy a fun story on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 11 a.m. followed by crafts for your toddler to make at 11:30 a.m.

Bilingual Preschool Storytime

: Enjoy a fun story on Wednesday, Nov. 2, and on the first Wednesday of every month, at 11 a.m. Fun crafts follow storytime at 11:30 a.m. for your toddler.

Grandparents and Books

: Stories are read from a selection of children’s books every Thursday at 11 a.m.

TEENS

Homework Club

: For all ages Monday through Thursday at 4 p.m.

Ramona Library Chess Team

: Meets on Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m.

YAC (Youth Advisory Committee):

Teens meet to discuss any and all youth related issues on Tuesday, Nov. 1. at 5 p.m.

Teen Music Shop

: Program is for teens ages 15+ for musicians, vocalists, writers to collaborate and share ideas. Bring in your gear, or use ours. On Friday, Oct. 28, 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Community Room Stage.

FAMILIES

Pajama Storytime

: Enjoy time with your family at the new library during pajama storytime, every Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Family Crafts

: Bring the whole family to make interesting arts and crafts projects every Friday at 3:15 p.m. All ages welcome.

Yoga

: Bring your mat. For instruction in Hatha Yoga. On Fridays, 11 a.m. All ages welcome.

Saturday Afternoon Matinee

: Watch a movie appropriate for all ages, on the wide screen in the Auerbach Community Room. The first Saturday of every month at 2 p.m. Next movie showing is Saturday, Nov. 5.

ADULTS

Adult Book Club

: Discussion on the book “The 19th Wife” by David Ebershoff. Monday, Oct. 31, at 1 p.m. Refreshments are provided for participants.

National Latino Research Center:

Group meeting on Mondays at 5 p.m.

LEARN:

Learn the newest test format and how to fill it out and practice the civic questions for citizenship exam. Call 760-643-5144 or come to class to register. On Mondays at 6 p.m.

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