November at the Library

Storytime for Families with Young Children

Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and movement activities.

Play Group Starting Again — New Times!

Mondays 3–4:30 p.m.
Game Play: school-age kids
Fridays 9:30–11 a.m.
Play Group: toddlers/young kids

Belding Library welcomes the return of Ashfield’s Play Group! Activities will vary based on attendance and the group’s needs. The group will meet in the downstairs community room or outside on the library back lawn, as weather and interest allow. Provided are light healthy snacks for kids, water and tea/coffee for adults.

On Mondays. Join in some game play after school for elementary-age kids, siblings and their caregivers. Bring your favorite games, check out what we have or create your own games.

On Fridays. Toddlers, young children, siblings and their caregivers can enjoy fun, developmentally guided exploration and free play with friends. (Note: the library is not open on Friday, so please enter through the rear door to the building.)


Winter Wellness Workshop!

Wednesday, November 20, 6:30 p.m.

There are many herbs and spices that are essential for maintaining a healthy immune system during the winter. Join Hannah Jacobson-Hardy, holistic health coach and community herbalist of Sweet Birch Herbals, to learn simple ways to integrate herbs, spices, teas, and mushrooms into your kitchen to support your body during the cold winter months. In this workshop we will have demonstrations of brewing tasty teas and syrups that strengthen the immune system, reduce inflammation in the body, and naturally fight unwanted bacteria.

There will be taste tests, handouts, and recipes.    FREE to All!


 Ukulele Strum-a-long with Dan Frank

Every Monday evening, starting November 18,

6:30–7:30 p.m.

Join friends and neighbors for a free weekly ukulele strum-a-long with musician Dan Frank. Music, ukuleles and guidance will be provided, but you are encouraged to bring your own instruments.


Hatha Yoga with Hillary

Tuesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. and Thursdays 6:15–7:15 p.m.

People of all ages and all levels are welcome to join these drop-in sessions. Free, donations welcome. Please bring a mat, if possible. Classes run until Tuesday, November 26th.

Hillary will also be offering two evening Laughing Yoga sessions during the month of November. Please contact the library for details.


Library Exhibit:

Lisa Sherman’s collection of Vintage Jewelry