Community Library Briefs for March 9, 2017

Staff Reports

Meet the Authors Night

Author talk, question and answer, book signing. Thursday, March 23, 6:30-8 p.m. Free. No reservations required.

Meet Sieglinde Martin: Born at the beginning of WWII and educated in post-war Germany, Sieglinde Martin came to the U.S. in 1964. A pediatric physical therapist by profession, she previously published the book Teaching Motor Skills to Children with Cerebral Palsy and Similar Movement Disorders: A Guide for Parents and Professionals that has been translated into several languages. Now retired, she has lived in Columbus, Ohio, for over fifty years. She is the mother and grandmother of four children and grandchildren, and is a member of Central Ohioans for Peace.

About her book, Small Feet on the Run: Childhood during World War II Remembered and Arguments against War:

You may know much about World War II, but did you ever wonder how children lived through this man-made disaster that killed twenty-nine million civilians in Europe? Read about eighteen ordinary children whose childhood changed due to extraordinary events not of their making. How did they make sense of their world? They collected and traded bomb shrapnel instead of baseball cards; instead of watching cartoons, they ran out in the morning to see what last night’s bombs had destroyed; and boys played with live ammunition like your sons do with Fourth of July firecrackers. These true stories show us how resiliently and often bravely the children coped in the face of unexpected incidents of the war. You will hear about their anguish, fears and worries as well as their joys in spite of the disaster surrounding them. To history buffs the stories provide valuable eyewitness accounts of significant historic events.

Movies for Grownups Thursday March 9, at 6:30 p.m.

Admission is FREE but please RSVP so that we have a seat for you. Light refreshments will be served.

Call for more information.

Sunbury Writers’ Club Tuesday, March 21, 7-8 p.m.

Sketch Book Club March 20, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Free. Registration required. Bring sketching supplies. Optional, bring recent sketches.

Knitting Groups

Knit Wits Every Monday morning from 10 a.m. to noon.

Tuesday Evening Knitters Every Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m.

Bring your knitting or crochet project to work on, or if you need help getting started, bring some yarn and needles.

Yoga Classes

Morning Yoga – Wednesday mornings, 9:15-10:15 a.m. with Laura Coulson. A gentle, Hatha-style yoga. No pre-registration necessary. Cost: $7/class – pay at each class.

Gentle Yoga Wednesday afternoons, 1-2 p.m. Taught by certified yoga instructor, Laura Koci. No pre-registration necessary. Cost: $7/class – pay at each class.

Yoga for Beginners and Beyond Wednesday evenings, 7-8 p.m. Taught by certified yoga instructor, Aaron Kiefer. No pre-registration necessary. Suggested donation: $5/class – pay at each class.

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