This February, the Riverbank Library will host a variety of free programs for children, teens and adults.
The public is invited to receive free tax preparation assistance from Volunteer Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers, trained by the IRS. Sessions will be held at the Riverbank Library from Feb. 1 through March 29 on Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Call the library at (209) 869-7008 to reserve a spot, as space is limited.
The Mayor’s Book Club will be held on Monday, Feb. 6 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.
Teens and adults are invited to a bath bombs craft on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 3:30 p.m. Crafters will learn how to make scented bath bombs and flavored lip balms.
Children can take part in a Valentine card craft on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 3:30 p.m. Participants will use colorful hearts and paper to make homemade Valentine’s Day cards.
Teens and tweens are invited to a button making program on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 3:30 p.m. Participants will create 1-inch decorative pins using images from provided magazines, or by designing unique images of their own. Teens and tweens will also have an opportunity to test their skills on the Nintendo Wii. Preteen children are welcome to participate with parental supervision.
The Riverbank Library Book Club will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 4 p.m. to discuss The Illusion of Separateness by Simon Van Booy. Library book clubs provide an opportunity for community members to expand their knowledge of books through meaningful discussion with others.
Craft programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Riverbank Library. The Riverbank Library is at 3442 Santa Fe St. in Riverbank. For more information, contact the Riverbank Library branch supervisor, Victoria Holt, at (209) 869-7008.