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Pickerington Public Library: November Events
Thursday, November 01, 2018

November 2018

Fall Classes, Book Clubs, & Activities


Friends of the Pickerington Public Library Book Sale
October 31-November 4, 2018

The Friends of Pickerington Public Library (FOPPL) will be having their semi-annual

book sale at the Pickerington Public Library’s Main Library location on 201 Opportunity Way. The sale begins with a special pre-sale for Friends’ members on Wednesday, October 31, from 5-8 p.m. The public is invited to sign up for a Friends membership at the door to participate in the pre-sale! The sale is open to the public from Thursday, November 1, to Sunday, November 4, and offers a variety of books in many genres; DVDs; CDs; and vinyl albums; and games. Come early for the best selection!

Proceeds from the sale support Pickerington Public Library and their initiatives and events, including the Homework Help Center, Summer Reading and Summer Feeding programs, and annual events such as Santa Saturday, Pickerington Teen Book Fest and Pickerington Comic Fest. FOPPL also supports the Pickerington Public Library Fund and Citizens for the Pickerington Public Library.

“Ripped from the Headlines,” a Writing Workshop for Teens
November 5, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
This is a free program for teens ages 14-18
Held at Pickerington Main

“Ripped from the Headlines” is a writing workshop offered by Professor Jamie Lyn Fletcher, editor of Bridge: The Bluffton University Literary Journal (a journal that takes submissions from individuals ages 14-25). Use wacky newspaper headlines to create truly original pieces of writing. Share your work with the group and get input and advice from an English professor and literary journal editor. This is a unique and amazing opportunity for any teen interested in writing! Register online or by calling 614-837-4104, ext. 233.

Needlecraft Group
November 13, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
This program is open to teens and adults
Held at Pickerington Main

Do you love to crochet or knit? Are you looking for fellow crafters who share your passion? Then join our needlecrafting group! We meet every month to work on projects, chat, and learn from each other. Both beginners and experienced crafters are welcome! If you’re looking to learn a craft, we’ll either teach you or guide you to resources to help you learn.

Supplies are limited: we recommend that experienced crafters bring their own supplies.

ACT-SAT Prep Class
November 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
This is a free program for teens in grades 9-12
Held at Pickerington Main

If you are a student getting ready to take the ACT or SAT, you may be wondering what is in store for you or how you can prepare yourself for the test. With this program, Homework Help Center Coordinator Erikka Sawdey will help you understand what will be expected of you on both tests, how to use your time and study skills to your best advantage, and how to use the many preparation resources that are available to you so that you will enter the testing center more confident and more prepared. We will also be doing several practice problems from each test so you’ll have some experience before test day. Register online or by calling Pickerington Main 614-837-4104, ext. 233.

Wildlife at the Library! with Ohio Wildlife Center
November 17, 1 - 2 p.m.
Held at Pickerington Main

We’re getting wild at the Pickerington Public Library – wildlife, that is! The Ohio Wildlife Center joins us at Pickerington Main with three animal ambassadors for an educational experience that the whole family will love!

Early Closure
November 21

All locations of the Pickerington Public Library will close at 5 p.m. today.

Library Closed
November 22

All Pickerington Public Library locations will be closed today in observance of Thanksgiving Day.