Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body

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Michelle Ramlow, from the Alzheimer’s Association, will share about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement to build a healthy brain and body. Learn how you can incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. This presentation is presented by the Greater Illinois Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Join us on Wednesday, May 2 at 6:00 p.m.

 

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Game Night

We have been having a blast at our Board Game Nights. The only thing that has been missing is you!

If you have been wanting to learn a new board game, brush up on the rules of one you’ve learned before, or just want to get out of the house, please join us Wednesday, May 2  from 6 – 7:30 p.m. for some great board games.

Due to the complex nature of our games, Board Game Nights are for ages 10 and up only.

Writers’ Group

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Our Writers’ Group meets to discuss writing, review pieces, keep in community of other writers, and support each other in our writing journeys. We welcome writers of all levels of experience and genres to join us for critique of member’s pieces, writing exercises, and discussion.

Our next meeting will be on April 25 at 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Please email info@chathamlib.org for more information.

Computer Class – Intermediate Excel

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Our Computer Classes are free and open to all adults. Registration is preferred; call the library at 483-2713 to register.

Saturday, April 21 at 10:00 a.m. we will be looking at and using  commonly accessed formulas and functions as well as work with tables in Excel. Basic knowledge of Excel is required.

Craft Night

In April we will be making a cute spring diorama out of sardine cans. Join us on Tuesday, April 17th at 6:00 p.m. Here are some examples of what I’m envisioning. Come create with us!

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Seating and supplies are limited, therefore,  registration is required. Call the library at 483-2713 to register.

The library’s Craft Night is the third Tuesday of each month where we do a make – and – take project. This program is geared for adults (in High School or older).

 

Cotton, Violins & Shots in the Night

Booktalk and Signing on Wednesday, April 18 at 6:00 p.m. Cotton, Violins & Shots in the Night book cover

Enjoy fascinating stories from the popular book Cotton, Violins & Shots in the Night: A
Timeline Visit to Rochester, Illinois
, as presented by authors Ray and Pam Bruzan. A recent Illinois Times book review recommended, “If you live in Springfield or another town nearby, you should pick up this book.” Meet the authors as they share stories and
photographs of individuals who lived and created the history of Central Illinois. A book sale and signing will follow their presentation.

 

Taste Buds Cookbook Club

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Join us for our inaugural meeting of the Taste Buds Cookbook Club on Saturday, May 5 at 11:30 a.m.! The theme will be appetizers.

If you love to cook and want a fun, casual environment to try and share new recipes, the Taste Buds Cookbook Club is just for you! Each quarter you make a recipe from a selected cookbook or theme and then bring your dish to share with the group. We will have a discussion about your experience cooking and the cookbook itself. Don’t forget to bring a copy of the recipe and serving utensils. Library will provide beverages, plates and utensils.

The Taste Buds Cookbook Club will meet quarterly at 11:30 am.  Open to cooks ages 14 and more seasoned! Registration is required.

 

Game Night

We have been having a blast at our Board Game Nights. The only thing that has been missing is you!

If you have been wanting to learn a new board game, brush up on the rules of one you’ve learned before, or just want to get out of the house, please join us Wednesday, April 4  from 6 – 7:30 p.m. for some great board games.

Due to the complex nature of our games, Board Game Nights are for ages 10 and up only.

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