To register for a program, please call 717-486-3688, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or stop at the library.
Wednesday, September 19 @ 6 pm - JAM Session - Held in our lower level, musicians can bring their instruments and listeners can bring their ears to this evening of making music!
Tuesday, September 25 @ 6:30 pm - Making Soap @ Home - This demonstration will show you how to make soap at home using the melt-and-pour method of soapmaking. For those who want to avoid using toxic ingredients to make soap, this method will fit the bill! Registration requested, ages 14 & older please.
Wednesday, October 3 & 17 @ 6 pm - JAM Session - Held in our lower level, musicians can bring their instruments and listeners can bring their ears to this evening of making music!
Saturday, October 6 @ 1 pm - Cake Decorating Contest - Cake decorators, here is your chance to shine & show us your talents in this book-themed cake decorating contest. Entrants must be age 18 or older; limited to 12 entries so judges have time to review all cakes, so register early! Prize categories are as follows: Best Use of Theme, Most Creative, Judges Favorite, Grand Prize Winner. Cakes should have a book theme and be inspired by a memorable scene or part of the story. Please label your cake with your name and the book title that inspired you. Please drop off cakes at the library's lower level by 1 pm. Judging will begin promptly. Prizes will be awarded at 2:30 pm and cakes may be picked up at 3 pm. Cakes will NOT be tasted and will be judged by appearance only. A big thank you to our judges - Ivy Kuhn (Crumbs Cafe) and Diane Finkenbinder!
Tuesday, October 9 @ 6:30 pm - Creative Cooking - Theme: Copycat Recipe - Many restaurants are known for a specific menu item that has become their "signature"; Cheddar Bay Biscuits from Red Lobster come to mind. Choose a 'signature' dish and find a copycat recipe to prepare for this session of Creative Cooking. Don't forget to bring enough to share and the recipe!
Tuesday, October 16 @ 6:30 pm - Railways of Jamaica - Larry Shughart, train expert, shares his experiences of building railroads around the world - including Jamaica. Ages 14 & older, registration requested.
Tuesday, November 6 @ 6:30 pm - Creative Cooking (note: this is the first Tuesday of November) - Theme: European Dishes - You will have dishes from many countries to choose from when you choose your recipe! Don't forget your prepared dish to share and the recipe!
Tuesday, December 4 @ 6:30 pm - Creative Cooking (note: this is the first Tuesday of December) - Theme: Cookie/Candy Exchange - More details to come!
**Creative Cooking Exchange (Held the 2nd Tuesday of every month) - Here's how it works:
- Check out a cookbook from Amelia Givin Library.
- Choose a recipe from the book and prepare it
- After the recipe has been completed and made, jot down any difficulties, ideas to make it better, tips & hints you may have about the recipe
- Bring the dish to the Creative Cooking Exchange along with those notes and a thumbs up or thumbs down recommendation
- Participants will taste each others dishes and share recipes
- Enjoy preparing new dishes and meeting new friends!