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GLT Datebook: Normal Public Library Assumes The Lotus Position And More in 2017

Meghan Rogers
Normal Public Library

Before 2016 even ends, The Normal Public Library is filling in their 2017 calendars with a variety of events for young and old...and reasonably limber.

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays at the library it's Lunchtime Yoga beginning at noon.
  • For the first time ever, the library celebrates National Trivia Day with Trivia at the Library, Wednesday, Jan. 4 at 2 PM, with kids' trivia, and again at 6:30 PM with family trivia.
  • Kids can make marshmallow snow forts on Monday, Jan.16 from 11 Am to 2 PM.
  • On Saturday, Jan. 24, it's Scarves for Strength, where community members can knit and crochet scares and hats for women and children in domestic violence shelters.
  • On the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 2 PM, it's the Nonprofit Marketers Professional Meetup.
  • The library also offers 3D printing workshops, adult art programs that include upcycling, reading programs for adults, Baby Rock and more.
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