WAYNE – Along with a trick-or-treat event being highlighted at the end of the month, several activities will take place throughout the month of October at the Wayne Public Library.
According to a release, take and make kit’s are available on a first-come, first-served basis. They include recycled book pumpkins, make a ghost and an Inktober challenge books.
This evening’s ‘New Adult Book Club’ will meet at 7 p.m. in the library conference room. The group will be discussing ‘The Songs of Achilles’ by Madeline Miller.
Throughout the month of October, Adult Coloring will be offered next Tuesday, October 11 at 6 p.m. in the back of the library; Toddler Time at 10 a.m. on each Wednesday and Thursday (excluding October 5 – 6) as well as After School Story Time at 2:15 p.m. each Wednesday will be available (excluding October 5), Needle Night is offered each Thursday at 6:30 p.m. as well as After School coloring will take place on Friday, October 14 and Friday, October 28 at 3:30 p.m.
This month’s decade-themed trivia night will be on Friday, October 14 highlighting the 1990’s. From The Coop at Johnnie Byrd Brewing Company, teams of 4 – 6 can register as costumes and themed costume groups are highly encouraged. Space is limited, first-come, first-serve by contacting the Wayne Public Library to get signed up. The event will start at 7 p.m. on October 14.
Other library events being highlighted include ‘Monster Craft Night’ on Tuesday, October 18 at 6 p.m. as well as ‘Halloween/Fall-themed Photo Shoot Session’ on Saturday, October 22 from 1 – 3 p.m.
A Pumpkin Painting Contest will be held from Monday, October 17 – Monday, October 24 where residents can bring in your already-painted pumpkins to the library. These pumpkins will be displayed around the library and will be evaluated by guest judges on October 25. Age ranges for pumpkin judging and ribbon awards are birth to four years old; 5 – 8; 9 – 12; 13 – 18 as well as 19 years and older. A grand prize will be awarded to each age group.
The ‘Book Club’ will also meet on Tuesday, October 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the library conference room. This month’s discussion book will be ‘The Midnight Library’ by Matt Haig.
Closing out the month of October will be a trick-or-treat event on Halloween of Monday, October 31. From 4 – 6 p.m., families are invited to participate in the sidewalk challenge, grab a treat and take pictures with spooky decorations.
Library hours include Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and from 2 – 5 p.m. on Sunday’s.
Again, call the Wayne Public Library at 402-375-3135 with any questions, visit cityofwayne.org/82/library or like Wayne Public Library on Facebook for more information.