Swanton Library announces October programs

The Swanton Public Library has announced programs planned for the month of September.

Yoga schedule

Hatha Yoga Basics will be offered on Thursdays, the 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st from 10:15-11:45 a.m. Class fee is by donation; proceeds benefit the library.

Mixed Level Hatha Yoga I & II will be held on Mondays, the 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th from 10:15-11:45 a.m. These sessions are slightly more advanced, providing an opportunity to expand participants’ skill levels. Class fee is $10 per session.

Chair Yoga will be offered on Thursdays the 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st from 12-1 p.m. Class fee is $5 per session.

Book club

All readers are invited to Marty Kaback’s book club at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct 10, to discuss “The Dream Daughter” by Diane Chamberlain. Copies are available at the front desk.


The Toastbusters Cookbook Club will discuss Olwen Woodier’s “The Apple Cookbook.”

October’s meeting also comes with a challenge: use local apples for your recipes. The challenge is completely optional. With that in mind, bring your favorite apple snack with you on Monday, Oct. 14 at 6:30 p.m.

Copies of this month’s title are available behind the desk but are limited. Registration is required. Stop in, call 419-826-2760, or register through the website, www.swantonpubliclibrary.org.

Fringe Paranormal

Toledo-based paranormal investigators Fringe Paranormal will be at the library from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16. Fringe members will host a panel about the haunted South Main School in Bowling Green. Call, stop in, or register online. This program is free to attend.

Card making: Autumn

The weather may still feel like summer, but fall is just around the corner. The changing of the season will be celebrated with card making on Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. A local expert will walk you through three different fall-themed cards that use some of the techniques you’ve learned over the last year. You can even choose to make a Halloween card.

Class fee is $6 per person and registration is required. All supplies are provided.

Medicare assistance

Have questions about Medicare, insurance, bill paying, applications, or assistance programs? Not sure who to call? Set up an appointment at the library with Val Edwards from the Fulton County Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 17. Call 419-337-9299 to schedule an appointment.

Flu shot clinic

The library is hosting a flu clinic, graciously provided by the Fulton County Health Department. Flu shots will be administered Oct. 22 from 3-5 p.m. The nasal vaccine will not be available.

Medicare, Medicaid, and most common insurance plans are accepted. For the pricing scale, please stop in at the SPL and see the flyer, or contact the Health Department at 419-337-0915. Pre-registration is not required for this clinic.

Movie discussion

The Movie Discussion Group is focusing on horror movies once again. October’s title will be the mockumentary-style supernatural film ‘The Last Exorcism.” Discussion is Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.

Copies will be available behind the desk and check out for one week. This program is free to attend; no registration is required.

Ongoing Programs

Chess Club meetings are on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 1 p.m. Players of all skill levels are invited.

The knitting group will meet Oct. 9 and 23 at 6:30 p.m. Crochet enthusiasts are also encouraged and welcome.

The Writers Group will meet Oct. 2 and 17 at 7 p.m. Join local freelance author Nathan Jacobs and other aspiring writers to help polish up your own work. All skill levels are welcome to join.