September 2023 Activities
You can sign up in advance for all programs at the circulation desk or by calling the library at 937-473-2226.
Page Turners Reading Challenge: New program for children in grades K -12 begins September 1, 2023 and runs through April 30, 2024. Borrow and read 2 books each month from the library, check in once every month for a monthly prize. Check in every month and receive a grand prize in May. Registration is required and ends December 30.
Story Time: Children’s program held every Tuesday for all children ages 3-5 who have not attended Kindergarten. Led by former Covington school teacher Mrs. Deubner and her assistant Miss Mary Kate. Children are presented with preschool activities, skills, books & crafts with a special share time. Held in 1 hour sessions and available at 3 different times. 9am, 10:30am, and 1pm. Registration is required, stop in at any time to sign your child up!
Share time themes:
September 5th: Bring something that begins with the long “I” sound.
September 12th: Bring something soft.
September 19th: Bring something that starts with and “S”.
September 26th: Bring something round.
Epic Wonders Women’s Book Club: Thursday, September 14 at 10:30am. Meeting is held on the 2nd floor in the Alcove. They will be discussing The Last House on the Street by Diane Chamberlain. Book Club is open to all mature women. If you are interested in joining, call the library to sign up and request your copy of the selected title.
Upcoming dates and book titles:
October 5: Magnolia Palace by Feona Davis
Junior STEAMers: Thursday, September 7 from 3:15-4:15pm. For all students in grades 5 – 8. STEAMers will building catapults and having a competition for who’s can go the farthest.
Monthly Children’s Bingo: Monday, September 11 from 3:15-4:15 for all children ages Kindergarten and up.
J.R. Clarke Trustee Board Meeting: Monday, September 11 at 6pm. Meeting is open to the public.
FREE Health Screenings for Blood Pressure and Blood Glucose: Tuesday, September 12. The Premier Wellness staff will be in the Alcove from 9-10:45am.
Fall Book Sale: Friday, September 15 from 9-5 and Saturday, September 16 from 9-1. Sales by donations only. All proceeds benefit the children’s programs held at the library.
Lego Landing: Monday, September 25 from 3:15-4:15. For all children in grades 1st-4th.
A Night at the Library: On Friday, September 22 at 7pm bring your favorite stuffed animal for a family bedtime story at the library. Leave your friend for some midnight mischief. Come back Saturday, September 23 from 9-9:30 to pick up your friend and have some donuts and juice.