Friends Of The Riverview Library Offer Free Events, Look To Expand

 

Staff Report

 

RVLibraryThe Friends of the Riverview Library is currently engaged in helping to lay the groundwork for a new Riverview Library with state-of-the-art technology, expanded hours, increased staffing, meeting and study rooms and a larger multipurpose room designed to hold larger functions and community gatherings. It works with the library to plan programs, get volunteers helping staff to shelve books and other materials.

Publicity Chair Judy Sullivan said, “We hold used book sales to acquire funds to support Library programs, and operate an honor-system book store and at present are working hard to envision the new library for our area.”

Individuals who have some expertise can share in the fields of advertising, planning strategies or program development to help the Friends of the Riverview Library.  It meets the third Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. with membership costing $10.  Membership forms are available in the library and in the book store in the front entrance lobby of the library

Upcoming events sponsored by Friends of the Riverview Library are as follows:

Master Gardening SeriesFirst Tuesday of Month at 6:30 p.m. – May 5 – Water Gardens/Ponds by Liz Eginton. Learn how to turn those brown thumbs into green ones.

Used Book Sale is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, April 10 and 11 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m

Get Organized!   Saturday, March 21 at 2 p.m. – Betty Arnold will help us all get cleaned up, cleared out and spruced up.

On-going Programs – Adult:

Mondays at 2-4 p.m. – Computer Tutoring

Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Cookbook Club, Fourth Tuesday of the month – Cookbooks are available for checkout at the Riverview Branch Library.

 Second Wednesday of Month at 2 p.m. – Book Discussion Group

First, Second and Third Saturday of each month from 10:30-11:30 a.m. – Get your Mantra on.

Chess (for all ages) – First and Third Saturday’s – 10 a.m. and second Monday of month – 5 p.m.

Children’s Programming:

First Tuesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. – Block Party – Free play with those famous blocks.

Wednesday’s- 10:30 a.m. – Storytime – Increasing reading readiness and language skills through children’s books.

Thursday’s – 10 -10:30 a.m. – Babytime – Up to 18 months and caregivers. Introducing early literacy skills and   language development through stories, songs and rhymes in a lap-sit program.

Thursday’s – 10:30-11 a.m. – Toddlertime – Children 18 to 36 months and their caregivers.  Stories, finger plays and songs, highlighting early literacy skills and encouraging reading readiness.

Thursday’s – 11a.m., Second and Fourth Thursdays – ABCs & 123s of Yoga – Enhancing motor skills in young children.

For more information contact Judy Sullivan, Publicity Chair at 741-1073 or deacon4124@yahoo.com.

The Riverview Library is located at10509 Riverview Dr. in Riverview. Call 273-3652 for more information.