2022-23 Winter Events Guide flipbook

Pickaway County Library Community Events Guide Winter 2022 –2023 Photo by Sharon Edgington

December 2022 Featured Events Santa Party Saturday, Dec. 10 1PM—3PM Main Library Shhh! This year let’s throw a party for Santa! This is an openhouse-style event, so come anytime between 1PM and 3PM. There will be some treats, a craft Community Events In December: Dec. 3: 9AM-4PM Winterfair at Rhoads Market @ Rhoads Garden Center, 1051 SR 56 E, Circleville (admission fee) Dec. 3: 2pm Digital Art for Adults, sponsored by the Pickaway Arts & Life Center; PALcenter.treasurer@gmail.com Eating Healthy Through The Holidays Tuesday, Dec. 13 6PM Main Library It is the best time of the year to eat and the best time to plan for eating through the holidays. Learn about healthier alternatives to traditional holiday foods and what to do with all the leftovers! OSU Extension Educator Jessica Lowe Please drop off your completed Pizza Trail passport at the Welcome Center, 325 W. Main St., Circleville by Dec. 15 to enter the prize drawing! Coming Soon ... Team Trivia First Wednesdays in 2023 Crafts For All Ages Teens Dec. 1-7 Teens & Tweens Adults Youth Positive Parenting Programs Parenting is a very important job, but it is not easy. Parents are welcome to participate in any of the Positive Parenting Programs offered at the Pickaway County Library. These workshops cover topics like disobedience, fighting, bedtime, and more. Classes are listed in the monthly calendars and registration is requested. Please call with questions and to pre-register with Dawn Whiteside at 740-474-7529 x 1430. These programs are sponsored by the Pickaway County Educational Service Center. Take &

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday December 2022 PCL-ML—Pickaway County Library, Main Library, 1160 N. Court Street, Circleville; 740-477-1644. PCL-YBL—Younkin Branch Library, 51 Long Street, Ashville; 740-983-8856. Positive Parenting Programs are sponsored by the Pickaway County Educational Service Center. Please register for these programs by calling Dawn Whiteside at 740-474-7529 x 1430 or emailing dawn.whiteside@pickawayesc.org Dec. 1 4PM-8PM Holiday Hop in downtown Circleville 6PM Teen Program—Cork Christmas Tree @ PCL-ML Dec. 2 10:30AM Reading with Pickles the Guinea Pig @ PCL-ML 3PM Reading with Pickles the Guinea Pig @ PCL-ML 6PM Girls Basketball Circleville HS at Logan Elm HS, 9579 Tarlton, Road, Circleville (admission) 6-8PM ArtsaRound Gala, 135 W. Main St, Circleville Dec. 3 1PM Youth Craft—Winter Mosaics @ PCL-ML (Take & Make versions available at PCL-YBL & Bookmobile) 1PM Adult Craft—Wreaths @ PCL-ML. Register online. 2PM Digital Art for Adults, sponsored by Pickaway Arts & Life Center@PCL-ML 6PM Festival of Carols, Ohio Christian University Dec. 4 3PM Festival of Carols, Ohio Christian University, 1476 Lancaster Pike, Circleville 6PM-8PM Ashville’s Christmas Tree Lighting (hot chocolate, cookies, Santa) @ Ohio’s Small Town Museum, 34 Long Street, Ashville Dec. 5 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-ML 5:30PM Positive Parenting Program—Coping with Stress @ PCL-ML. Register at 740-474-7529 x 1430 Dec. 6 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-YBL 12PM-6PM Red Cross Blood Drive @ PCL-ML Dec. 7 10:30AM Baby/Toddler Storytime @ PCL-ML 11:15AM All-Ages Sensory Storytime @PCL-ML Dec. 8 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-YBL 11AM One-On-One with Master Gardener @ PCLML 3PM Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group @ PCL-ML. Register at 800-272-3900. 6PM Tween Program-Cork Christmas Tree, PCL-ML Dec. 9 Entries due in 6 days! 6PM Boys Basketball Logan Elm HS at Circleville HS, 380 Clark Drive($7) Dec. 10 10AM-4PM Winter Wonderland Craft Show @ Pickaway Ag & Event Center, 415 Lancaster Pike, Circleville 1PM SANTA PARTY @PCLML Dec. 11 2PM Jingle Bell Tea, Mt. Oval, 3601 Emerson Road, Circleville (Reservations at 740-474-1495, $5 per child in 4th grade or younger) Dec. 12 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-ML 5PM Positive Parenting Program—Balancing Work & Family @ PCL-YBL. Register at 740-474-7529 x 1430 Dec. 13 6PM Eating Healthy Through the Holidays @ PCL-ML, presented by OSU Extension 7PM Book Club for Adults @ PCL-YBL 7PM OCU Men’s Basketball, 1476 Lancaster Pike, Circleville; $5 Dec. 14 10:30AM Baby/Toddler Storytime @ PCL-ML 11:15AM All-Ages Sensory Storytime @PCL-ML 7PM Band Concert, Westfall High School, 19463 Pherson Pike, Williamsport Dec. 15 11:30AM Positive Parenting Program— Promoting Infant Development @ PCL-ML 1PM Movie Matinee @ PCL -ML 6PM Family Movie Night @ PCL-ML 7PM OCU Women’s Basketball, 1476 Lancaster Pike, Circleville; $5 Dec. 16 7PM Girls Basketball, Circleville MS & HS vs Teays Valley MS & HS, 3887 State Route 752, Ashville (admission) Dec. 17 6PM Boys Basketball, Westfall HS at New Hope Christian Academy, 2264 Walnut Creek Pike, Circleville (admission) Dec. 18 Dec. 19 5:30PM Positive Parenting Program—Coping with Stress @ PCL-ML. Register at 740-474-7529 x 1430 Dec. 20 4:30PM HS Bowling, Logan Elm HS vs Circleville HS, Shawnee Lanes, 1680 N. Bridge Street, Chillicothe Dec. 21 Dec. 22 7:15PM Girls Basketball, Westfall HS, 19463 Pherson Pike, Williamsport (admission) Dec. 23 Dec. 24 Holiday—Library Closed Dec. 25 Holiday—Library Closed Dec. 26 Holiday—Library Closed Dec. 27 7:30PM Basketball Tournament—Circleville Dec. 28 7:30PM Basketball Tournament—Circleville Dec. 29 7:30PM Basketball Tournament—Circleville Dec. 30 7:30PM Basketball Tournament—Circleville Dec. 31 Holiday—Library Closed

January 2023 Featured Events Harry Potter Experience With Minister of Magic Dana Hill Saturday, Jan. 14 1PM Main Library Enjoy a Harry Potter Experience with magician Dana Hill. He will take you on a magical voyage through the Community Events In January: Jan. 7: 10AM-6PM Circleville Boardgame Group, a gathering of board game enthusiasts @ PCL-ML Jan. 14: 11AM-3PM Pizza & Points at Ohio Christian University, 1476 Lancaster Pike, Circleville. Free pizza, giveaways, face painting, chance to win $12,000 scholarship, basketball games. Registration required at ohiochristian.edu/pizza Jan. 21: 1PM Youth Craft—Tissue Paper Trees @ PCL-ML (Take & Make versions available) How To Play Hnefatafl (How to play Viking Chess) Monday, Jan. 23 6PM Younkin Branch Library Team Trivia Wednesday, Jan. 4 & every first Wednesday 6 PM Thirsty Parrot, 706 S. Washington Street, Circleville Bring your team of experts for three rounds of in-person general trivia while enjoying food and beverages at the Thirsty Parrot. A library staffer will ask the questions and score your responses to determine which team wins the first-place prize! Participants are Wits Workout: Tuesdays, Jan. 17, 24 & 31; 10AM ; Main Library Wits Workout is a program about brain health and intellectual wellness. Each class is set up like a “workout” with a warm-up, stretch, workout and cool down for your brain. You can attend one Human Trafficking In Central Ohio Monday, Jan. 30 5PM Main Library Human trafficking is a problem in Central Ohio. Learn what you can do to deter this criminal activity from Sgt. Dana Hess, Columbus Police and director of the Central Ohio Human

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday January 1, 2023 Holiday—Library Closed Jan. 2 Holiday—Library Closed Jan. 3 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-YBL 12PM-6PM Red Cross Blood Drive @ PCL-ML 5PM OCU Women’s Basketball, 1476 Lancaster Pike, Circleville, $5 7PM OCU Men’s Basketball, OCU, $5 Jan. 4 10:30AM Baby/Toddler Storytime @ PCL-ML 11:15AM All-Ages Sensory Storytime @PCL-ML 5PM Positive Parenting Program—Parenting Teens @ PCL-ML. Register at 740474-7529 x 1430 6PM Live Team Trivia @ Thirsty Parrot, 706 S.Wash. Jan. 5 6PM Teen Program— Button Tree @ PCL-ML Jan. 6 10:30AM Reading with Pickles the Guinea Pig @ PCL-ML 3PM Reading with Pickles the Guinea Pig @ PCL-ML 7PM Girls Basketball, Logan Elm HS at Teays Valley HS, 3887 State Route 752, Ashville (admission) Jan. 7 10AM Circleville Boardgame Group @ PCLML 10AM LEHS Wrestling Invitational, 9579 Tarlton Rd, Circleville (admission) 1PM Youth Craft— Snowman @ PCL-ML (Take & Make versions available at PCL-YBL & Bookmobile) Jan. 8 Jan. 9 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-ML 11:30AM Positive Parenting Program—Being A Parent @ PCL-YBL. Please register at 740-474-7529 x 1430. Jan. 10 6PM Roundtown Players auditions, A Few Good Men, 165 E Main Street, Circleville (ages 14+) 7PM Book Club for Adults @ PCL-YBL Jan. 11 10:30AM Baby/Toddler Storytime @ PCL-ML 11:15AM All-Ages Sensory Storytime @PCL-ML 5PM Positive Parenting Program—Parenting Teens @ PCL-ML. Please register at 740-474-7529 x 1430. Jan. 12 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-YBL 3PM Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group @ PCL-ML. Register at 800-272-3900 6PM Tween Craft—Button Tree @ PCL-ML Jan. 13 5:30PM Boys Basketball, Teays Valley HS at Logan Elm HS, 9579 Tarlton Road, Circleville (admission) Jan. 14 11AM-3PM Pizza & Points at Ohio Christian University. Free if you register at ohiochristian.edu/pizza 1PM Dana Hill Harry Potter Experience,PCL-ML 3PM OCU Men Basketball Jan. 15 Jan. 16 Holiday—Library Closed 5PM OCU Men’s Basketball, 1476 Lancaster Pike, Circleville; $5 Jan. 17 10AM Wits Workout for Adults @ PCL-ML. Registration requested. 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-YBL Jan. 18 10:30AM Baby/Toddler Storytime @ PCL-ML 11:15AM All-Ages Sensory Storytime @ PCL-ML Jan. 19 1PM Movie Matinee @ PCL -ML 6PM Family Movie Night @ PCL-ML Jan. 20 Jan. 21 1PM Adult Craft— Upcycled Cans @ PCL-ML 1PM Youth Craft—Tissue Paper Trees @ PCL-ML 4PM Family Movie League of Super Pets @PCL-YBL Jan. 22 Jan. 23 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-ML 6PM How to Play Viking Chess @ PCL-YBL Jan. 24 10AM Wits Workout for Adults @ PCL-ML. Registration requested. 7PM De-escalating Cycles of Conflict, online parent & caregiver workshop (free) Registration required at cookcenter.info/ PickawayJan24 Jan. 25 10:30AM Baby/Toddler Storytime @ PCL-ML 11:15AM All-Ages Sensory Storytime @PCL-ML 5PM Positive Parenting Program—Parenting Teens @ PCL-ML. Please register. 7PM Book Club for Adults @ PCL-ML Jan. 26 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-YBL 6PM Kids Club Magic Milk Art @ PCL-ML Jan. 27 6PM Boys Basketball, Amanda HS at Circleville HS, 380 Clark Drive, Circleville (admission) 6PM Girls Basketball, Unioto at Westfall HS, 19463 Pherson Pike, Williamsport (admission) Jan. 28 5PM-8PM Super Saturday @ YMCA, 440 Nicholas Dr, Circleville. Swimming, games, food for ages 5-15. 6PM Dueling Pianos @ Pickaway County Ag & Events Center, 415 Lancaster Pike, Circleville (adult event, admission) Jan. 29 Jan. 30 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-ML 5PM Human Trafficking in Central Ohio @ PCL-ML Jan. 31 10AM Wits Workout for Adults @ PCL-ML. Registration requested. January 2023 PCL-ML—Pickaway County Library, Main Library, 1160 N. Court Street, Circleville; 740-477-1644. PCL-YBL—Younkin Branch Library, 51 Long Street, Ashville; 740-983-8856. Download Discover Pickaway app

February 2023 Featured Events Underground Railroad In Pickaway County Monday, Feb. 6 6PM Main Library Explore the history of the Underground Railroad in Pickaway County with a look at the people, places, and trails that helped enslaved Bookmobile Visits Communities The Bookmobile visits communities around Pickaway County every month. Find the locations, dates and times at pickawaylib.org/bookmobilestops-2022. Download the Discover Pickaway app wherever you download your apps. Hnefatafl Tournament (Viking Chess) Saturday, Feb. 4 11AM Younkin Branch Library Test your Hnefetafl skills in a day of tournament-style play! All those with prior experience Chair Yoga for Beginners Mondays, Feb. 6 & Feb. 13 10:30AM Main Library Improve flexibility, strength, and concentration with our Beginner Chair Yoga sessions! Holly Waddell from Sunshine Upon You will teach the basics of chair yoga. These classes are perfect for all ages of adults and will provide them with a quiet, relaxing Coffee Tasting with JoyHouse Coffee Thursday, Feb. 23 6PM Main Library Join the staff from Circleville's JoyHouse Coffee to learn a little bit about the process of roasting coffee. Then enjoy samples of several varieties! Check Out The Columbus Museum of Art Columbus Museum of Art has a partnership with Pickaway County Library to offer free visits through their Culture Pass program. The one-time pass for up to eight people must be use within seven days of checkout. The art of children’s author Maurice Sendak (Where The Wild Things Are) is on exhibit at CMOA through March 5,

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Feb. 1 10:30AM Baby/Toddler Storytime @ PCL-ML 11:15AM All-Ages Sensory Storytime @PCL-ML 5PM Positive Parenting Program—Parenting Teens @ PCL-ML. Please register. 6PM Live Team Trivia @ Thirsty Parrot, 706 S.Wash. Feb. 2 5:30PM Positive Parenting Program—Managing Fighting and Anger @ PCLML. Register at 740-4747529 x 1430. 6PM Teen Program— Diffuser Necklace, PCL-ML 6PM Boys Wrestling, at Teays Valley HS, 3887 SR 752, Ashville (admission) Feb. 3 10:30AM Reading with Pickles the Guinea Pig @ PCL-ML 3PM Reading with Pickles the Guinea Pig @ PCL-ML Feb. 4 10AM-6PM Circleville Boardgame Group @ ML 11AM Viking Chess Tournament @ PCL-YBL 1PM Youth Craft— Valentine’s Box @ PCL-ML 6PM Boys Basketball, Circleville at Teays Valley HS, 3887 SR 752, Ashville February 2023 PCL-ML—Pickaway County Library, Main Library, 1160 N. Court Street, Circleville; 740-477-1644. PCL-YBL—Younkin Branch Library, 51 Long Street, Ashville; 740-983-8856. Positive Parenting Programs are sponsored by the Pickaway County Educational Service Center. Please register for these programs by calling Dawn Whiteside at 740474-7529 x 1430 or emailing dawn.whiteside@pickawayesc.org Community basketball games may require paid admission. Feb. 5 Feb. 6 10:30AM Chair Yoga for Beginners. Please register. 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-ML 6PM Underground Railroad in Pickaway County @ PCL-ML Feb. 7 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-YBL 12PM-6PM Red Cross Blood Drive @ PCL-ML 5PM Positive Parenting Program—Dealing With Disobedience @ PCL-YBL 5&7PM OCU Women’s & Men’s Basketball, $5 Feb. 8 10:30AM Baby/Toddler Storytime @ PCL-ML 11:15AM All-Ages Sensory Storytime @PCL-ML Feb. 9 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-YBL 3PM Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group @ PCL-ML 5PM Positive Parenting Program—Group Series @ PCL-ML. Please register. 6PM Tween Program— Diffuser Necklace, PCL-ML Feb. 10-(all w/ admission) 5:30PM Boys Basketball, Amanda at Logan Elm HS, 9579 Tarlton Rd, Circleville 6PM Boys Basketball, Hamilton @ Circleville HS, 380 Clark Drive, Circleville 6PM Boys Basketball, Piketon @ Westfall HS, 19463 Pherson Pike, Williamsport Feb. 11 4PM Family Movie Sing 2 @PCL-YBL Feb. 12 Feb. 13 10:30AM Chair Yoga for Beginners. Please register. 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-ML 5:00PM Positive Parenting Program—Group Series @ PCL-YBL. Please register. Feb. 14 7PM Book Club for Adults @ PCL-YBL Feb. 15 10:30AM Baby/Toddler Storytime @ PCL-ML 11:15AM All-Ages Sensory Storytime @PCL-ML 5PM Positive Parenting Program—Parenting Teens @ PCL-ML. Please register. Feb. 16 1PM Movie Matinee @ PCL -ML 6PM Family Movie Night @ PCL-ML 7PM Band Concert, McDowell Logan Elm MS, 9579 Tarlton Rd, Circleville Feb. 17 Feb. 18 1PM Adult Craft—Heart Decor @ PCL-ML Registration requested. 1PM Youth Craft— Beginning Quilling Flowers @ PCL-ML 1&3PM OCU Basketball;$5 Feb. 19 Feb. 20 Holiday—Library Closed Feb. 21 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-YBL Feb. 22 10:30AM Baby/Toddler Storytime @ Main Library 11:15AM All-Ages Sensory Storytime @PCL-ML 7PM Book Club for Adults Feb. 23 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-YBL 6PM Coffee Tasting with JoyHouse Coffee @ PCL-ML 6PM Kids Club Clean Water Feb. 24 Feb. 25 Feb. 26 Feb. 27 10:30AM Preschool Storytime @ PCL-ML 5:00PM Positive Parenting Program—Group Series @ PCL-YBL. Please register. Feb. 28 7PM Everyday Happiness, online parent & caregiver workshop (free) Registration required at cookcenter.info/ PickawayFeb28 March 1 10:30AM Storytime and 11:15AM All-Ages Sensory Storytime @PCL-ML 6PM Live Team Trivia @ Thirsty Parrot, 706 S.Wash. March 2 6PM Teen Program, PCLML March 3 10:30AM Reading with Pickles the Guinea Pig @ PCL-ML 3PM Reading with Pickles the Guinea Pig @ PCL-ML March 4 10AM-6PM Circleville Boardgame Group @ PCLML 1PM Youth Craft

Welcome Center 325 W. Main Street Circleville, OH 43113 740-474-3636 pickaway.com Thank you to the Pickaway County Visitors Bureau for maintaining a community calendar of events where many of these family-friendly events were sourced. Thank you to the community partners who work with the Pickaway County Library to provide family-friendly programs to our community at little or no cost: Floyd E. Younkin Branch Library 51 Long Street, Ashville, Ohio 43103 740-983-8856 Monday & Tuesday............. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday ............................ 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday .............. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Closed Sunday & Wednesdays) Main Library 1160 N. Court Street, Circleville, Ohio 43113 740-477-1644 Monday—Thursday ........... 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday .............. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday ................................ 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. pickawaylib.org Downloadable books and online references are available 24 hours a day at:

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