Plumb Library plans storytimes, dog visit, and more

Feb 4, 2020
ROCHESTER — On Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 3 p.m., Tuesdays with Teachers will return to Plumb Library for ages 5 and up. Join Sandy Sollauer and Noelle Johnson of Rochester Memorial School for a story and craft about snowflakes. Registration is required.
 
On Tuesday, Feb. 18 and Friday, Feb. 21 starting at 10:30 a.m., the library will host Zumbini for ages 0 to 4 with Samantha Enos. The Zumbini® program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning, and fun. Registration is required. Space is limited to ten children aged 0 to 4.   
 
The library will welcome patrons to Fort Storytime on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 10:30 a.m. for ages 4 and up. Samantha Winters, Library Page, will read stories in a blanket fort. After the stories are read, an edible craft will be made and eaten. Space is limited, so registration is required.
 
The STEAM TEAM returns with slime. on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 3 p.m. for grades K to 3. Allison, a member of the Junior Friends, will present a STEAM-themed story, then make slime. Registration is required.
 
On Friday, Feb. 21 at 3 p.m., the STEAM TEAM presents "The Science of Welding" with Emma Makuch, Old Colony welding student and member of the Junior Friends. Registration is required.
 
On Saturday, Feb. 22 at 11 a.m., Cathy Acamphora and her dog Merida will present a class on Dog Safety with the 4H. Dogs often tell peopel when they are  uncomfortable, but people don’t “speak dog.”  Learn about dog safety with the Plymouth County 4-H Dog Safety program, featuring pet therapy dog, Merida and Acampora, author of “A Dog for Me” and “Please don’t hug me.”  Books will be available for purchasing and signing. This class is only for ages 7 and up. Space is limited, so registration is required.
 
Just the Facts Nonfiction Book Discussion Group will discuss "One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy" by Carol Anderson on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Plumb Library.  The New York Times best-selling author of “White Rage” presents a history of voter suppression that exposes America's insidious history of policies that have blocked African-American voting participation, placing particular focus on the Supreme Court's 2013 Shelby ruling.
 
Cafe Parlez Book Discussion Group will discuss "The Library of the Lost and Found" by Phaedra Patrick on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m. A shy librarian whose kind heart is often exploited receives a mysterious book of fairy tales from the beloved grandmother she believed dead and embarks on a perspective-changing journey of astonishing family secrets. 
 
The Book Buds kids book discussion group will discuss "Stargazing", a graphic novel by Jen Wang on Friday, Feb. 28 at 4 p.m. Chinese-American student Christine is devastated when her artistic best friend, Moon, falls dangerously ill amid revelations that she has been having visions about celestial beings, telling her she does not really belong on Earth.  
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