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This Week @ Your Library December 22-29

This Week @ Your Library December 22-29

Published: December 22, 2023

All library locations will be closed from Monday, December 25 through Wednesday, December 27 in observance of the holidays. We hope you all enjoy this time with family and friends, and we look forward to seeing you when we resume normal hours on Thursday, December 28.

Programs for children!

Festive Film Friday – Elf (Rated PG)
Friday, December 22 at 3 pm
Southwest Branch Library

What better way to gear up for the holidays than with a great festive movie? Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the fan-favorite, Elf, with us! Popcorn and cocoa will be served!

Do Re Me and You Dance Party 
Friday, December 29 at 10 am
St. Stephens Branch Library

Join us for 30 minutes of music and movement! For children 5 and under. 

Programs for adults! 

Medicaid Expansion Enrollment
By appointment
Main Library in Newton

Medicaid Expansion will be active December 1. Schedule an appointment with your library to learn more and for application assistance.

Medicare Open Enrollment
By Appointment
Main Library in Newton
Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch Library

Medicare plans change each year. Do an annual review to make sure the coverage you have is the best one for you! SHIIP-trained counselors will be available for free consultations by appointment. To schedule your appointment, please call 828-328-2269.

Stretch for Health & Meditate for Mindfulness
Fridays at 3 pm
St. Stephens Branch Library

Combining stretching with meditation may benefit both your emotional well-being and your overall health. You can do these exercises while sitting in a chair or bring a mat/towel for floor routines.  While this class is geared to 50+, adults of all ages are invited to join. 

Gift Wrap Pro
Friday, December 22 from 1 - 5 pm
Main Library in Newton

Are you all thumbs when it comes to scotch tape? Let us help! Bring up to 5 boxed gifts to the library and our Gift Wrap Pro will help wrap and embellish them. Learn tips to take your gift wrapping to the next level. This program is for everyone but seniors are encouraged to attend.