Message From The Director: Great Programs to Fall Into

It’s that time of the year again, the days are getting crisper, the leaves are turning dazzling shades of amber, and the smell of pumpkin spice is lingering around every corner.  Fall is here, and the Livingston Library has awesome fall-inspired programming Pumpkinsplanned for all ages.

On Friday, October 11 from 4 PM-5 PM children grades K-5 are invited to decorate pumpkins!  This drop in craft is open to all while supplies last!

Teens will also be able to get into the Halloween spirit this October by decorating Mexican sugar skulls on Sunday, October 20 at 2 PM.  Teens will 
MexicanSugarSkulluse traditional Mexican designs along with their imagination and frosting to make these treats!  Registration will open on Sunday, October 6. 

Crafting isn’t just for children and teens!  Adults will also be able to enjoy a fall craft on Monday, October 21 where they will be Mason Jar Luminarymaking fall themed mason jar luminaries.  Registration for this program will open on Monday, October 7.

If crafting isn’t for you, no worries!  For those looking for something slightly spooky, Dr. Mark R. Vogel will be at the library on Wednesday, October 16 at 7 PM to present a lecture on the most infamous serial murder cases of the world, Jack the Ripper.

In between the pumpkin patches and cups of warm cider be sure to include the Livingston Public Library in your autumnal festivities!

~Amy Babcock Landry, Director 

Ltown Library Reads Banned Books

It’s National Banned Books Week!

Banned Books weeks is an annual week in September set aside by the American Library Association to celebrate the freedom to read.  When you stop in the library this week, visit our Banned Books Display, which showcases books that have been banned or challenged in the past.  Also, be sure to visit our photo booth located outside of the program room!  Share your photos with us on Instagram #LtownLibrary.

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Happy Reading!

-Jessica Bielen, Adult Services Librarian