Here’s what’s happening at the Fall River Public Library this week.
The library shows free movies on the big screen Mondays at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. The November 15 film is Reminiscence, starring Hugh Jackman (rated PG-13).
On Tuesday, November 16, at 11 a.m., the library will host Preschool Story Time in the meeting room. Another preschool program, Play & Learn, sponsored by Fall River Schools, takes place on Wednesday, November 17 at 10 a.m.
If you love to knit or crochet, join the Knitting Club on Tuesday, November 16 at 2:30 p.m. Bring your own needles, yarn, and work in progress, and share tips and patterns with other knitters. Beginners are welcome ! The Knitting Club meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 2:30 p.m.
On Wednesday, November 17, the afternoon and evening book clubs meet. Books & Tea at 2 p.m. and the Library’s Monthly Reading Club at 6 p.m. Book lovers are welcome to attend one or both! The Book Club will be discussing The Broken Girls by Simone St. James.
Also on Wednesday, November 17, at 5 p.m., Teen Magic: the Gathering meets in the Fell Room.
Starting Thursday, November 18, the library will be handing out FREE Thanksgiving books to all children who visit the children’s room! Children can choose from a variety of books for all ages. Simply stop by during regular library hours, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, to select a book to take home. The giveaway continues until Wednesday, November 24 or while supplies last. The giveaway is supported by Debby and Richard Danner.
On Thursday, November 18 at 3:30 p.m., kids can make a Thanksgiving placemat in the children’s room. The library will provide kids with crayons, crayons and coloring markers in a Thanksgiving design, and they will laminate the placemat to make it spill resistant and durable.
The Chess Club, for teens to adults, meets on Saturday, November 20 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join us for a game of chess! Other board games will also be available.