Library to ring in new year with exercise classes

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CLINTON — Kirkland Town Library, 55 1/2 College St., will offer community members the opportunity to keep their New Year’s resolution of getting or staying in shape by offering exercise classes starting Monday, Jan. 6 at 9:15 a.m.

Classes meet on Mondays and Fridays from 9:15 to 10 a.m. from Jan. 6 through March 6.

Most exercises will be performed in a chair with 2-3 pound weights that will be provided, or bring your own.

No experience is needed. Space is limited, so prospective students are asked to contact the library to sign up.

Also at the library:

Library closed

The library will be closed on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

Monday Movies

Jan. 6, 13 and 27 at 2 p.m.

Join patrons to watch a movie on the big screen. Popcorn will be served. Check the library’s website for the movie title.

Monday Book Group

Jan. 13 at 1 p.m.

All are welcome to a conversation on ”How Democracies Die,” by Steven Levitsky and David Ziblatt. Copies of the book are available at the library.

Mental Health Conversation

Sunday, Jan. 26 at 1 p.m.

Join patrons for a conversation on mental health based on the book, “Gorilla and the Bird,” by Zack McDermott.

The author tells the story of his free fall into bipolar disorder and his struggle to find sanity again. Copies of the book and audio book are available at the library.

The discussion is offered as part of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Book Club. The conversation will be led by Dr. Ruth Kennedy Grant.

Weekly Story Times

There will be no story times the week of Dec. 30.

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

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

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

On the net: www.facebook.com/KTL.Clinton, www.kirklandtownlibrary.org

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