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The Buena Vista Public Library’s youth, teen, and adult programs will continue in March, with art programs, reading practice, and discussion sessions. More information can be found on the library’s website, as can registration links.

Youth Programs

Art for Kids!
Date: Every Tuesday, except March 22
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Audience: Ages 4 to 6
Paint, cut, collage, and create! Wear your get-messy clothes. This special ten-week art class series builds kids’ fine motor skills and expression through tactical and creative projects. The class will be limited to 20 people, including adults.

Animal Crackers
Date: Every Wednesday, except March 23
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Audience: Ages 2 to 5
The Salida Circus leads this movement program to help kids build gross motor, fine motor, and social-emotional skills.

Reading to Rover
Date: Every Wednesday, except March 23
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Audience: All Ages
Reading to dogs can boost reading skills in children while also supporting social and emotional skills. Any reading level or age is welcome. To sign up, please call: 719-395-8700

Wiggles & Giggles
Date: Every Thursday
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Audience: 0-5 years old
Unstructured, free play and socialization for littles and caregivers.

Alphabet Story Time
Date: Every Friday (except First Fridays)
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Audience: Ages 2 to 5, siblings welcome
Each week we focus on one letter with stories and a craft to learn our alphabet, building a personal letter book to take home.

Music for Kids!
Date: Every Friday except March 25
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Audience: Age 4 to 6 years old
A special series to get kids clapping, singing, and stomping their feet! Our talented instructor, Lynette Clemons, of Ruby Lucille’s Music Box, will use instruments and songs to engage and support growing kids.

K2 Take & Make
Date: Tuesday, March 1
Audience: K-2nd grade
Activity: Pi(e) Plates and Bead Bracelet

MASTERS Take & Make
Date: Tuesday, March 8
Audience: 3rd-5th grade
Activity: Pi(e) City Skyline Art

Teen Programs

Coding Club
Date: Every Friday
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Audience: Teens
Learn from fun and simple online coding tutorials, build community through activities, and develop skills to build animations, games, apps, and more!

Adult Programs

Internet Basics
Date: Wednesday, March 2
Time: 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of the Internet, including how to search and navigate to find results. Get one-on-one help in this small group instruction class.
Location: Library Computers
Call 719- 395-8700 to register (Limit 6)

Making It Friday
Date: Friday, March 4
Craft: Paper Boxes
Create custom boxes using decorative paper.

Qigong Class
Date: Monday, March 7 and March 21
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Skill: Taiji Shen Gong (complete form)
Skill 2: Review 8 Pieces of Brocade, Introduce Taiji

Yoga to Awaken
Date: Thursday, March 10
Time:1:00 p.m.
Awaken into spring with this gentle yoga class, suitable for all skill levels. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one.

Fly Tying 101 (Part 1 & Part 2)
Date: Saturday, March 12 and 19
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Registration Required (Limit 4)
Learn the art of fly tying through two intensive Saturday workshops. Take a deep dive into the skills and knowledge of fly fishing and learn to tie flies by hand.

The Artist’s Palette: New Art Skills for Adults
Date: Wednesday, March 23
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Skill: Pysanky Eggs
Registration Requested. Prepare for Easter with this wax relief art lesson on Pysanky Eggs. Create a decorative egg ornament using wax, dye, and candle fire.

Great Decisions Series

Myanmar and ASEAN
Date: Thursday, March 10
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Is it possible for democracy to prevail in Myanmar?

Quad Alliance
Date: Thursday, March 24
Time: 4:30 6:00 p.m.
The United States has been in dialogue with Japan, Australia, and India in an effort to contain China’s power reach.