April events at the Globe Public Library

Mondays in April, 11 a.m.-noon — Pre-school story time for children ages 3- to 5-years and their caregivers. Join in for stories, activities, and more.

Saturdays in April, 12-2 p.m. — Drop-in Knitting with Shirley. This is for people that want to learn and/or for people that enjoy knitting. Crochet help will also be available.

Thursdays in April, 10:30-11:30 a.m. — Al-Anon meetings, providing help and hope for families and friends of alcoholics.

April 4, 9 a.m.-noon — School Readiness Round-Up at the Gila County Public Health Department. Visit the Globe Public Library booth and enter for a Dr. Seuss Prize.

April 8-April 14, during the library’s open hours — Celebrate National Library Week with the theme “Libraries Lead.” Fill out a “Libraries Lead” form for free and enter to win one of three raffle baskets (child, young adult, and adult baskets).

April 12, noon-1 p.m. — Friends of the Globe Public Library will be holding its monthly meeting. Attend to learn ways to help support the library.

April 12, 5-6 p.m. — Knitting and crochet is open to people of all ages and all skill levels. Attend this club to share projects, get tips, and help others, or get help.

April 13, 1-2 p.m. — “Firebird” (ballerina) story time and craft. Celebrate National Library Week by listening to the book “Firebird,” written by Misty Copeland (prima ballerina), honorary chair of National Library Week and create a snowflake ballerina.

April 15, noon-1 p.m. — Tandy Leather of Tempe is back for a free, family activity. There will be leather bracelet stamping for all ages. Come for the fun and maybe enjoy a new hobby.

April 18, 10:30-11 a.m. — Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) is a group of conditions a newborn experiences after being exposed to opioids in-utero.

Presenters will discuss all aspects of NAS and conclude with what is considered the “gold standard” in treating pregnant women with substance abuse disorder and how everyone can address this topic comfortably with their clients. The presentation is hosted by CASA of Gila County.

April 24, noon-2 p.m. — Digital drop-in. Learn how to check-out an electronic resource from the library. Library staff will demonstrate how to use electronic devices (Smart phone, tablet, laptop, etc.) to check-out and read ebooks, online magazines, and electronic audio-books. Bring a fully charged device and library card.

April 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. — Join the Globe Public Library at Gila Community College for STEMFest, a free, family event featuring hands-on activities that celebrate science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) sponsored by Gila County Superintendent’s Office.

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