‘Artemis Fowl’ book club for tweens and teens coming to Briggs Library
Students in grades six to 12 are invited to the first meeting of the Artemis Fowl Book Club at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25 at the Ironton location of Briggs Lawrence County Public Library.
Whether they’ve read the books before or are new to the series, young adult readers will talk about the adventures of boy genius, millionaire and criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl. The books combine science fiction, fantasy and crime — with Artemis (sometimes) as the criminal.
The club will discuss one book from the eight-book series each month through September.
The club coincides with the release of Disney’s “Artemis Fowl” movie in August.
Copies of the first book, “Artemis Fowl,” are available to check out at the Ironton library or through the library’s digital service, Hoopla.
Young children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy stories, music, rhymes, games and crafts at all Briggs Library locations. The weekly preschool schedule is:
Storytime for ages 3 to 5:
• Ironton at 11 a.m. Mondays
• Proctorville at 11 a.m. Tuesdays
• South Point at 11 a.m. Wednesdays
• Chesapeake at 11 a.m. Thursdays
• Symmes Valley at 3 p.m. Thursdays
Toddler Time for ages 2 and 3:
• Ironton at 11 a.m. Tuesdays
Other items on the schedule for Feb. 21 through Feb. 27 are:
• Today at 5: 30 p.m . : Anime/Manga Club for Kids at the Ironton library.
• Today at 2 p.m.: Book Club talks about “A Week in Winter” by Maeve Binchy at the Proctorville library.
• Today at 2 p.m.: Play Bingo for fun prizes at the South Point library.
• Friday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.: AARP Tax-Aide at the South Point library.
• Friday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.: Walk-In help Tech Tips (assistance with computers, phones, etc.) at the Ironton library.
• Monday, Feb. 25 at 2 p.m.: Hand-Sewn Tissue Holder craft at the South Point library. n Monday, Feb. 25 at 4 p.m.: Lego Club at the Chesapeake library.
• Monday, Feb. 25 at 4:30 p.m.: Artemis Fowl Book Club at the Ironton library.
• Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 2 p.m.: Crochet Club at the South Point library.
• Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 3 p.m.: Marble Run Mania for Kids at the Symmes Valley library.
•Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 5:30 p.m.: Adult Art: Reversible St. Patrick’s Day/Easter decoration at the Symmes Valley library.
• Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 2 p.m.: Play Bingo for fun prizes at the Chesapeake library
For the latest, up-to-date information on activities at Briggs Library, visit our website at www.briggslibrary.com and click on the Event Calendar button.