What's Happening in January

St. Thomas Public Library

2020 is almost here! We're excited for another year of getting to know our community, hosting great events and programs, and reading great new books! Check out our program guide, STaPLe, for a full list of everything we have going on in the new year!

Reminder! We're closed Wednesday, January 1 for New Year's Day. Regular hours resume Thursday, January 2!

Family Fun

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Adult + Teen Programs

Book Clubs

STPL Book Club

Tuesday, January 7 | 10 - 11:30 a.m.

January's book is The Evening Chorus by Helen Humphreys. Ask at the Main Desk for a copy!


Tuesday Evening Book Club

Tuesday, January 14 | 7 - 8:30 p.m.

January's book is An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena. Ask at the Main Desk for a copy!

Film Night: Judy

Thursday, January 16

6 - 8 p.m.

Carnegie Room, Lower Level


Thirty years after starring in "The Wizard of Oz," beloved actress and singer Judy Garland arrives in London to perform sold-out shows at the Talk of the Town nightclub. While there, she reminisces with friends and fans and begins a whirlwind romance with musician Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband. Rated PG-13.

Judy Trailer #2 (2019) | Movieclips Trailers

#STPLWinterSnaps: Winter Photo Challenge

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Teen Advisory Board

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Creators' Corner

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3D Selfies | Part One: Scanning and Editing

Wednesday, January 8

4 - 5:30 p.m.

Creators' Corner

Registration required!


In the first part of this two-part series, learn how to create a "mini me" with the help of our 3D scanner and design software!

3D Selfies | Part Two: Make it You!

Wednesday, January 15

4 - 5:30 p.m.

Creators' Corner

Registration required!


**MUST COMPLETE PART ONE TO PARTICIPATE**

In the second part of this two-part series, give your "mini me" a "mini makeover" with a selection of acrylic paints!

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Children

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Builder Mania!

Mondays

January 6, 13, 20, 27

4 - 7 p.m.

Ingram Room, Lower Level

No registration required!


Join us for weekly building challenges or create something of your own using your imagination! Ages 5+.

Family Literacy Week

January 27 - 31

Children's and Teens' Department, Lower Level


Join us for drop-in literacy activities all week long to celebrate Family Literacy Week!

Young Writers' Club

Thursday, January 30

7 - 8:15 p.m.

Ingram Room, Lower Level

No registration required!


Young Writers' Club members craft stories in many categories including adventure, fantasy, mystery, non-fiction, poetry, and more! We create graphic novels, magazines, short stories, and newspapers. Enjoy writing independently and together with others. Ages 8+.