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Creepy Crawlers Program Slated At Riverbank Library
Mask Craft
Noemi Vazquez, left, Fernanda Lopez and Katherine Alves let their artistic creativity flow at a masquerade mask craft held at the Riverbank Library last week. The library hosts a variety of activities at no cost and has some special spooky fun planned this month. VIRGINIA STILL/THE NEWS

Today, Wednesday, Oct. 19 Python Ron McGee will deliver a fun, informative program about lizards, snakes and all things reptile at 3:30 p.m. at the Riverbank Library, 3442 Santa Fe St., Riverbank. This educational, hands-on show-and-tell is open to all ages.

The Riverbank Library Book Club this month is reading Sunday’s Silence by Gina B. Nahai and will discuss the book on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 4 p.m.

In celebration of Halloween the library will host a fun Halloween Party on Monday, Oct. 31 at 3 p.m. Children are encouraged to dress up in costume. There will be different craft activities including Origami ghosts and bats, Mummy Piñatas and Monster Shakers. Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Riverbank Library.

Throughout the month of October, visitors have a shot at a guessing game of a jar of candy. Kids and adults can try their estimating skills. The winner will be chosen on Oct. 31. They will receive the whole jar of candy for picking the number closest to the amount without going over.

For more information, contact the Riverbank Library branch supervisor, Victoria Holt, at (209) 869-7008.