Reddick Library in Ottawa will celebrate National Library Week with giveaways and raffles – Shaw Local
Ottawa’s Reddick Library will be celebrating National Library Week Monday, April 4 through Saturday, April 9 by giving away goody bags, free yard posters and gift cards by raffle to Prairie Fox Books.
April is National Brunch Month. To celebrate, April’s monthly kit is all about brunch and will include recipes and a teapot box. Kits will be available at the Library, 1010 Canal St., while supplies last and are limited to one per customer.
10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 5: On your marks, get set, read! From 3 to 6 years. A story hour to help children develop their literacy skills and get ready for school. Registration is no longer required for this program.
6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5: Movie night, from the ninth to the final year. The library will show “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” (rated PG-13).
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 6: Shake, vibrate, read! From 9 to 36 months. A fun and musical story hour. Pre-registration is no longer required for this program.
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6: Tween Scene, fifth through eighth grade. Bring your friends for Xbox, Wii, board games, card games and other activities.
11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday, April 7: Gentle yoga with Dan Retoff, adults. Dan Retoff teaches this gentle full-body yoga class for all ages and experience levels. Participants are requested to bring their own yoga mat/towel.
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday April 9: Abraham Lincoln: From Obscurity to Greatness (Illinois and Lincoln, 1830-1861), adults. The presentation consists of a first-person depiction of Abraham Lincoln in period dress, speaking with the audience about his years in Illinois from 1830 to 1861. Tickets are required for this free event and will be available on a per-principle basis. first come, first served. based. Tickets must be picked up in person at the front checkout counter.
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9: Loop group. Learn to knit or crochet in a fun environment with knowledgeable people.