WAYNE – Halloween activities continue into late October at the Wayne Public Library this week and next.
According to a release from the Wayne Public Library, the pumpkin contest begins Wednesday, October 23.
The pumpkin contest welcomes everyone to bring in their already painted pumpkins between Wednesday and Sunday, October 27. The pumpkins will be displayed around the library where they’ll be evaluated by guest judges on Tuesday, October 29 from noon until 1 p.m.
Age ranges for pumpkin judging includes birth to four, five to eight, nine to 12, 13-18 as well as 19 years and older. Grand prizes will be awarded to each age group as the Wayne Public Library is encouraging pumpkin painting contestants to pick up their work after awards are issued.
Craft night is also scheduled for this evening (Tuesday) at 6:30 p.m. Adult Service Librarian, Sharon will be leading the class in decorating light-up Halloween pumpkins made with tin cans or glass jars. All decorating supplies will be provided but the library is requesting those interested to call ahead to register and find out more information about the event.
Diane Ballard of DB Consulting will continue with her third and fourth workshops in late October. The QuickBooks Advanced session is scheduled for Wednesday, October 23 and final workshop featuring Advanced Microsoft Excel next Wednesday. Both nights will last from 5 – 8 p.m. as pre-registration was required.
Other upcoming activities include Toddler Time at 10 a.m. Wednesday and 11 a.m. Friday, the final Needle Night from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday and Trivia Night 2000s from 7 – 9 p.m. Friday. Call the library to register your team of four or five as costumes are encouraged.
Next week the book club will meet at the Senior Center to discuss The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The library also invites all trick-or-treaters to stop by on Thursday, October 31.
The Wayne Public Library is open from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday and 2 – 5 p.m. Sunday. Contact the library at 402-375-3135 or find the Wayne Public Library 1902 on Facebook for more information.