Library to host Star Wars droids demonstration


CLINTON — Kirkland Town Library, 55 1/2 College St., will host a Star Wars Droid Demo at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10.

Patrons are invited to come meet the new R2D2 and BB-8 droids at the library.

Participants will do a coding activity and a craft. Then, attendees will learn how to sign up for a turn to take the droids home.

Also at the library:

Senior Exercise Classes

Join those age 65 and older at the library on Mondays and Thursdays from 9:15-10 a.m. from Jan. 14 through April 11 for a series of free video exercise classes.

Most exercises are performed in a chair. All equipment is provided. No experience is needed. Evaluate results with a final survey.

Space is limited, so area residents are encouraged to contact the library to sign up.

To qualify, participants must not be doing any kind of strength training. Walking, yoga and tai chi are allowed.

Monday Movies

Jan. 14 and 28 at 2 p.m.

Watch a recent release on the big screen. Popcorn will be served.

Jan. 14: “All The Money In The World.”

Jan. 28: check movie titles on the library’s website,

Monday Book Group

Jan. 14 at Noon

All may join a conversation on “In The Midst of Winter,” by Isabelle Allende.

Short Movies After School

Tuesday, Jan. 15 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Cozy up in front of our big screen to watch short films for kids. Stay for one or watch them all. Snacks will be provided. The event is for children and families.

Book Bingo

Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 6 p.m.

Play bingo and win books. For all ages.

Happy Tails Reading Program

Thursday, Jan. 17 from 4-5:30 p.m.

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade who can read independently can take a turn reading to a trained therapy dog. Contact the library to sign up for a 15-minute shift.

Fairy Tale STEAM:

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Friday, Jan. 18 at 10:30 a.m.

Preschool children and their caretakers will listen to a classic fairy tale and do a related STEAM activity.

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.


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