The Decatur Study Club invites the adult public to learn about alpacas from Carla Chase of CanDo Acres. Carla will also provide materials and instruction for making a craft from alpaca fiber. The program is free and open to adults. Please register at 269.423.4771, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or
Use your skills to paint a one-of-a-kind mug with Art Bayou’s Paint-to-Go Project. All supplies are provided. This class is for teens and adults only as there is no instruction. Registration is required as class size is limited. Register by phone at 269.423.4771, email email@example.com or
PACE representative Connie DiDonato presents an introduction to the area’s Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. PACE offers support for persons who prefer to live at home rather than a nursing home. PACE provides medical, therapeutic and social support to help eligible seniors stay living safely at home. Connie will bring cookies to share! Free and open to the public. For more information, call us at 269.423.4771 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
VBDL Webster Memorial presents The Great Courses: Practicing Mindfulness – An Introduction to Meditation. The video course is taught by Professor Mark W. Muesse, an American philosopher, theologian, and teacher. Muesse taught at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee from 1988 until 2018. He was also Visiting Professor of Theology at the Tamil Nadu Theological Seminary in Madurai, India. Muesse is a longtime practitioner and teacher of Vipassana meditation. He has studied meditation at the International Buddhist Meditation Centre, Bangkok, Thailand ; the Himalayan Yogic Institute, Kathmandu, Nepal; and the Subodhi Institute in Piliyandala, Sri Lanka. The class is free and open to the public. Please register for the first class, by phone, 269.423.477, via email to email@example.com or
Want to learn more about your DSLR? VBDL Webster Memorial invites you to The Great Courses: Fundamentals of Photography class. The video course is taught by National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore. April’s topics are taking your photos From Mundane to Extraordinary and Photographing Special Occasions. In May, we learn about photographing Family Vacations and Research and Preparation. Registration is not required. For more information, give us a call at 269.423.4771 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Free and open to the public.
VBDL Bloomingdale Branch welcomes Promote Michigan’s Dianna Stampfler and “Ladies of the Lights,” the story of the women who took on the romantic, yet dangerous and physically demanding job of tending to the beacons that protected the shoreline. In all, some 40 women have been identified who excelled in this profession over the years — dating back as early as the 1840s and as recent as present day. The program is free and open to the public.
Adults: Create a winter masterpiece on canvas. Cost is $5.00, which is due at sign-up. For individuals 18 years and up. Stop by the library or phone 269.668.2534 to register or
Learn simple bookbinding techniques. While this is open to all ages, it is best suited to those 11 an up as we will be using scissors and needles! Please reserve your spot today at the library or online:
The Sunshine Readers’ Forum is a book discussion group for adults. We read both fiction and nonfiction. November’s title is Only Child by Rhiannon Navin. Please contact the library to reserve a copy: 269.668.2534.
Create a beautiful, one-of-a-kind scarf with tissue paper and water. Materials provided. For adults 18 years old and above. Registration is required. To register, phone the library at 269.668.2534 or