What's Happening in December

St. Thomas Public Library

Another year is drawing to a close. We're not slowing down just yet! December is full of great activities and programs for you to enjoy. Check out our program guide, STaPLe, for a full listing of everything we have happening this month!
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Family Fun

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Adult + Teen Programs

Book Clubs

STPL Book Club

Tuesday, December 3 | 10 - 11:30 a.m.

December's book is Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras. Ask at the Main Desk for a copy!


Tuesday Evening Book Club

Tuesday, December 10 | 7 - 8:30 p.m.

December's book is Bachelor Girl by Kim Van Alkemade. Ask at the Main Desk for a copy!

Movie Night: Where'd You Go, Bernadette?

Thursday, December 12

6 - 8 p.m.

Carnegie Room, Lower Level


Former architect Bernadette Fox seems to have it all -- a beautiful home in Seattle, a successful and loving husband, and a brilliant teenage daughter who's about to attend boarding school. When Bernadette suddenly disappears without a trace, her concerned family sets off on an exciting adventure to solve the mystery of where she might have gone. PG13.

WHERE'D YOU GO, BERNADETTE | Official Trailer

Seniors' Cafe: Culture Chat

Friday, December 6, 20

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Creators' Corner


Seniors' Cafe provides a fun and open atmosphere where you can meet other seniors interested in socializing and learning in a comfortable setting. Culture Chat covers a new topic every week! Discussions may include book talks, what's trending, family histories, music, and more!

Seniors' Cafe: Tech Talk

Friday, December 13

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Creators' Corner


Seniors' Cafe provides a fun and open atmosphere where you can meet other seniors interested in socializing and learning in a comfortable setting. Tech talk happens bi-weekly! Meet to chat about any and all questions you have about computers and technology.

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Children

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STEAM Programs

LEGO Club

Mondays

December 2 | Boats

December 9 | Marble Maze

December 16 | Build an Ornament

December 23 | Snowflakes

December 30 | Rocket Cars

4 - 7 p.m.

Ingram Room, Lower Level


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

3D Everything

Wednesdays

December 4, 18

6 - 8 p.m.

Ingram Room

Registration required, space is limited!


Create and design in 3D! Use your imagination to help bring your ideas to life. Learn how to use our 3D printer, 3D scanner, or try your hand with 3Doodler pens for something more freestyle!

Hour of Code

Monday, December 9

5 - 8 p.m.

Local History, Upper Level

No registration required, all ages welcome!


Use all kinds of robots to learn how to code! Open to all ages, from kids to grandparents!

The 'Hour of Code™' is a nationwide initiative by Computer Science Education Week and Code.org to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming.

Storytimes + Playgroups

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Creators' Corner

Vinyl Cutter Drop-in

Tuesdays

December 3, 10, 17

6 - 7 p.m.

Creators' Corner, Main Level


Learn to use the library's vinyl cutter in this basic introductory course. Basic computer skills required.

Malware + Privacy

Friday, December 6, 20

1 - 2:30 p.m.

Creators' Corner, Main Level

Registration required, space is limited!


Learn best practices to prevent and recover from malware infections (like viruses, worms, trojans, ransomware, spyware), avoid phishing scams, and protect the privacy of your personal data online.

Intro to Photoshop

Saturday, December 14

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Creators' Corner, Main Level

Registration required, space is limited!


Brush up on basic tools for photo editing using Photoshop Elements!

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