The Riverbank Library will offer a number of free programs this January, beginning with the Mayor’s Book Club on Monday, Jan. 9 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.
Children and their families are invited to a craft on Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 3:30 p.m. Crafters will have the opportunity to paint unique designs on rocks using provided craft materials. These decorative rocks can be given as gifts, or used as décor for the home or garden. This craft is sponsored by the Friends of the Riverbank Library.
The Riverbank Library Book Club will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 4 p.m. to discuss Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante. Library book clubs provide an opportunity for community members to expand their knowledge of books through meaningful discussion with others.
Children can take part in “STEAM Works: Color and Light” on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 3:30 p.m. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Following a Story Time about color, children will discover the properties of color and light through a variety of science activities. STEAM Works is designed for children in kindergarten and older.
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.