The Riverbank Library is planning programs for all ages this October, beginning with a month long Candy Count program. All ages are invited to guess the number of candies in the library’s candy jar. The winner will receive the jar of candy.
The Mayor’s Book Club was held on Monday, Oct. 3 at 11 a.m. Mayor Richard O’Brien read a story to preschool age children and their families at the library following Story Time.
Today, Wednesday, Oct. 5 the Healthy Aging Association will host the “Nutrition in Older Adults” program at 11 a.m. This program will include an interactive presentation on adapting a healthy lifestyle, with a focus on healthy eating. Participants will learn how to understand nutrition labels and discover tips on how to enjoy food.
In celebration of Teen Read Week, the library will host a masquerade mask craft on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 3:30 p.m. The masks will be made with puff paint and tulle fabric. This craft is sponsored by the Friends of the Riverbank Library.
“Python Ron” McGee will bring his lizards and snakes to the library on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 3:30 p.m. This educational, hands-on show-and-tell is open to all ages.
The Riverbank Library Book Club will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 4 p.m. to discuss Sunday’s Silence by Gina B. Nahai. 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.
Children and their families are invited to take part in Halloween fun at the library on Monday Oct. 31 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Children may come in costume to make origami ghosts and bats, mummy piñatas, and monster shakers. Light refreshments will be provided 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.