Monday, December 2 through Sunday, December 8 – Volumes of Trees Silent Auction at the library. Walk in during library hours to view these beautifully decorated, donated trees and place bids to win one for your business or home or to give as a unique gift. Proceeds benefit Swanton Library.
Thursday, December 5 at 7:00 pm – Holiday Crafts Class with instructor Leslie Snell. Make a “Trio of Winter Wreaths" using preserved cedar, juniper with berries, evergreen, eucalyptus, holly, rose hips, pinecones, ivy, baby’s breath, herbs, and more. Bring your own glue gun and glue. Everything else is included. Please pay the $15.00 fee when you register at the desk.
Saturday, December 7 at 2:00 pm – Greg Carson - Magical Entertainer at Swanton High School Auditorium. Meet Greg Carson and his magical rabbit Trixie, and prepare to be amazed! Bring the whole family. Part of the Christmas in Swanton celebration. Free.
Sunday, December 8 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm – Holiday Open House with FOSPL. Join the Friends in the children’s room for an open house with refreshments. Silent auction bidding for the Volumes of Trees will conclude at 4:00 pm.
Tuesday, December 10 at 10:30 am – Storytime. Weekly classes offered at Swanton Library for children ages 6 months to 5 years. Children will learn about all the different kinds of pets through stories, music, and crafts. Free. No registration required.
Wednesday, December 11 at 4:00 pm – Storytime. Weekly classes offered at Swanton Library for children ages 1 to 5 years. Children will learn about all the different kinds of pets through stories, music, and crafts. Free. No registration required.
Wednesday, December 11, from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm – Winter Anime Fest for teens grades 6-12. Come dressed up and join us to watch the first episode or two of a crowd-chosen anime, participate in a cosplay contest, and fold origami animals. Attendees can also win a variety of Japanese snacks. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. Please call the library at 419-826-2760, stop by, or visit our website to register for this event. Free.
Thursday, December 12 at 7:00 pm – Adult book discussion led by Marty Kaback. This month’s topic is the novel The Stonecutter by Camilla Läckberg.
Monday, December 16 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm and Wednesday, December 18 from 6:30 pm to 8:15 pm – Knitting Classes. Kathy Queen, Swanton knitter, started leading a beginner knitting class several months ago. Now is your chance to get the guidance you need and have fun at the same time. These classes are free; you only need to bring one pair of knitting needles, size 8 to 15. Come to as many or as few as you like.