Library looking for bra and swimsuit donations

Published Oct 10, 2018 at 4:00pm

CLINTON — Kirkland Town Library, 55 1/2 College St., is asking patrons’ help in collecting bras for breast cancer and mastectomy patients during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

Throughout October, the library is collecting gently used bras, lingerie, swimsuits and breast cancer survivor items, such as prosthetic inserts, mastectomy bras, etc. The library will then send them to Donate Your Bra, a non-profit that supports breast cancer survivors.

Also at the library:

Our Favorite Picture Book

Patrons named their 100 favorite picture books. Now, it’s their turn to help the library choose the best. Visit the library’s website to vote. Then, come to the library on Monday, Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. to hear the winning books read out loud and celebrate with crafts and snacks.

Great American Read Episode Viewing

Wednesdays, Oct. 10 and 17 at Noon

Watch the previous night’s hour-long episode of PBS’s Great American Read. Bring a bagged lunch.

LEGO Free Build

Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Use the library’s LEGO collection to build whatever you can imagine. For children of all ages. Larger bricks available for preschool children.

Pie Throwdown

Thursday, Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Everyone can vote and prizes will be awarded for the Most Beautiful, Best Crust, Best Guts, and The “Wow” Pie. Pies can be dropped off on Thursday, Oct. 11.

Art Show Opening

Saturday, Oct. 13 from Noon to 1:30 p.m.

All are welcome to an opening reception for Maria Peycke’s photography exhibit “With Eyes Wide Open.”

Monday Movies

Oct. 15, 22 and 29 at 2 p.m.

Watch a film adaptation of one of PBS’s Great American Reads on our big screen. Check our website for movie title.

FIRST LEGO League Info Session

Monday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m.

Children ages 6-10 and their families can participate in a LEGO building challenge and learn more about joining a FIRST LEGO Junior Team.


Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.

The Hamilbrary series brings a Hamilton College professor to the library to discuss a book. This month, Katheryn Doran, associate professor of philosophy, will lead a conversation on The State Boys Rebellion by Michael D’Antonio. Copies of the book are available at the library.

Playing With Cloth

Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 2 p.m.

Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to make their own sew-free cloth squares. Members of the MTA Quilter Group will demonstrate sewing and share their own quilts.

Weekly Story Times

Wigglers for ages 0-2 on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Walkers for ages 2-3 on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Talkers for ages 3-5 on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.