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March 2023 Calendar

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In-House Programs for March 2023

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Family Events


March 11thMovie Matinee – Join us for a showing of "Puss in Boots: The Last Wish" from 10-12. A light snack & water will be served.


March 18th:  St. Patrick's Day Family Fun Bash - Help us celebrate a belated St. Patrick's Day!  We'll have face painting, crafts, snacks, a scavenger hunt, and more.  Drop by between 9:30 to 12:30 to join in on the fun!



Children’s Programs


March 1st:  Read with a Dog.  Schedule an appointment (between 2:30 & 4:30). Call 615-325-2279 to schedule.


LAPSIT – FOR KIDS 2 & UNDER (Friday mornings at 10:30am)
This program is for infants and toddlers age 2 & under and their caregivers (older siblings are allowed to attend/participate when necessary).  The program lasts around 30 minutes.  It includes books/stories, lots of songs, nursery rhymes, and fingerplays. 

March 3rd – Wind & Kite Flying! Stories, music, rhymes, and more.

March 10th – It's a thunderstorm! Thunder, Lightning, Rain! 

March 17th – St. Patrick's Day is all about leprechauns & the color green.

March 24th – Mittens & Gloves belong on hands!  Stories, rhymes, songs & stickers.

March 31st- It's Crayon Day, so crayons & colors are our theme.  Plus, songs & rhymes!


PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for 3 to 5 yr olds (Wednesday mornings at 10:30am)

March 1st – It's all about manatees (sometimes called sea cows).

March 8th – Anglerfish & other "glowing" sea creatures.  Plus, make a glow in the dark project.

March 15th – Leprechaun stories in honor of St. Patrick's Day.

March 22nd – It's World Water Day, so books about water (or that have water in the title).  We'll play around with objects that sink or float.

March 29th - Sea Horses (they aren't really horses) are our topic today!  Facts & fiction, music, movement, and a craft.


AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM for Kindergarten & Older (Wednesday Afternoons at 3:30pm)

March 1st - STEAM Book Club - Chapters 1 & 2 of "The Wizard of Oz." We'll create a tornado in a bottle, & set up rust reaction jars to observe throughout the month.

March 8th -  STEAM Book Club - chapters 3 & 4 of "The Wizard of Oz." We'll build bridges (engineering) and make a lion collage (art).

March 15th - Guest Reader - Mr. Chip Arnold reads a St. Patrick's Day story, followed by a game & take home craft kit. 

March 22nd - STEAM Book Club - chapters 5 & 6 of "The Wizard of Oz." We'll draw optical illusions and learn about probability. 

March 29th - STEAM Book Club - chapters 7 & 8 of "The Wizard of Oz." Make a golden cap (art/origami)and a spinning snake (science). 



Fellowship of the Teens for Middle and High Schoolers (Thursdays 4:00-5:00 pm)


March 2nd Book Games

We will meet in the community room for a fun time with books!  Bring a book you would like to share with us.


March 9th -  Pen & Paper Escape Room

Join us to see who can escape!


March 16th - St. Patrick's Day Fun

Let's make St. Patrick's Day Slime!


March 23rd - BINGO

Join us for some exciting games with prizes!


March 30th - Games & Puzzles

True or False game and puzzle fun!





Every Tuesday @ 1:00 in the Community Room - Join in the fun of friendly competition as Ms. Vicki calls out the numbers, and the race is on to yell out “BINGO.”  There will be candy and snack prizes for the winner.  The last game of the day is the “Cover All” where the winner walks away with a gift card that can be used locally. 


Genealogy Club     
Saturday, March 4th @ 10:00am in the Community Room – Join Paula and the group to study Colonial Money with videos and handouts.


Veteran’s Representative     
Wednesday March 1st  1:00 to 3:00pm in a Study Room
A rep from the Sumner County Veteran’s Service Office will be available to help any veteran or veteran’s spouse with questions or filling out of forms.  No appointment necessary.  First come, first serve basis.


Page Turners Book Club     
Thursday, March 16th  11:30 – 1:00pm in the Community Room - Ms. Patricia leads this month’s gathering in a discussion on Queen Elizabeth II.  You can read any biography about Queen Elizabeh II of your choosing; then, join us to discuss!


Card Making with Kim     
Tuesday, March 21st  2:30 – 3:30pm in the Community Room - Call to sign up for this card making class.  Examples of the craft are on display at the library


Card Making with Kim - advanced

Tuesday, March 21st at 3:30 in the Community Room - Call to sign up for this new advanced class with Kim!


AARP Tax Help

Thursday March 2nd & March 9th - Call to make an appointment for this FREE service.




St. Patrick's Day Family Fun Bash

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Book Club

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Bingo for Adults

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Genealogy Club

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Sumner County VA Rep

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