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Activities For Kids, Adults Offered At Riverbank Library
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The Riverbank Library will offer crafts and activities for children and teens this September, as well as informational programs for adults.

The Mayor’s Book Club will be held on Monday, Sept. 12 at 11 a.m. Mayor Richard O’Brien will read a story to preschool age children and their families at the library following Story Time.

On Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. the library will offer “On the Road to Citizenship: Naturalization 101.” This program will focus on the basics of naturalization, including information about the naturalization interview and how to avoid potential scams. A representative from United Sates Citizenship and Immigration Services will give an overview of what it takes to become a citizen and how eligibility is determined in the naturalization process.

The Teen/Tween Button Making and Wii Game Activity will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 3:30 p.m. Crafters will have the opportunity to make unique, decorative pins. Participants can also test their skills on the library’s Nintendo Wii game console. Pre-teens are welcome to participate with parental supervision.

Adults can join the Riverbank Library and the Healthy Aging Association for “Healthy Aging: Fall Prevention” on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 11 a.m. Participants will learn how to identify fall risks in their homes, learn about habits to avoid, and discover ways to be more physically active in order to improve balance.

The Riverbank Library Book Club will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 4 p.m. to discuss Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells. Library book clubs provide an opportunity for community members to expand their knowledge of books through meaningful discussion with others. A limited number of books are available for checkout at the library’s circulation desk.

Terry Harper from the Riverbank Heirloom Garden Club led a program about planting heirloom winter gardens on this past Saturday, while children were able to take part in the Autumn Leaf Sun Catchers Craft on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 3:30 p.m. Crafters made colorful sun catchers out of tissue paper. This program was sponsored by the Friends of the Riverbank Library.

The Riverbank Library is at 3442 Santa Fe in Riverbank. For more information, contact the Riverbank Library branch supervisor, Victoria Holt, at (209) 869-7008.