Programs planned for adults at SPL

The Swanton Public Library has several programs planned for adults in August.


The cardmaking classes led by Anna Geist have been creative and fun, so library officials are offering another class on Thursday, Aug. 20 from 6:30-8 p.m. This month students will make a get well card, a sympathy card and a congratulations card.

Children over the age of eight, accompanied by an adult, are welcome to attend as well. The supply fee is $5 for three cards. Stop in at the library to look at samples or to register. You may also register online or by phone at 419-826-2760.

Yoga Classes Expand

The yoga classes have been very popular under the guidance of instructor Aimee Strohbeck. During August, Aimee will continue with her Thursday morning yoga class, Intro to Yoga, and towards the end of the month will add a Monday morning class as well, Beginning Yoga.

Intro to Yoga will be held Thursday mornings, Aug. 6, 13, 20, and 27 from 10:15-11:30 a.m. Class fee is by donation, with proceeds going to the library. Students are asked to bring a yoga mat and towel and to wear comfortable clothing.

Beginning Yoga will be held Monday mornings, Aug. 24 and 31, from 10:15-11:30 a.m. This class will be slightly more advanced than the Thursday class, offering students an opportunity to expand their skill level. Class fee is $10 per session with multi-session tickets available. Students are asked to bring a yoga mat and towel and to wear comfortable clothing.

Retirement Issues

Cheryl Witt, Information and Referral Specialist from the Fulton County Senior Center, will be at the Swanton Public Library the third Thursday of each month this year from 10 a.m. to noon. Those dates are Aug. 20, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17. Make an appointment to meet with Cheryl by calling 419-337-9299. Let her help you find the answers to your questions.

Chess at SPL

Our enthusiastic chess group, led by Joe Mossa, meets at the library Wednesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. as well as Tuesday afternoons at 3 p.m. Players of all skill levels are welcome. Stop by and enjoy a game of chess.

Knitting Instruction

Knitters of all skill levels are invited to meet with instructor Kathy Queen at the library to learn new techniques and just have a good time knitting together. In August the daytime knitters will meet Mondays, Aug. 3 and 17 from 1:30 – 3 p.m. The evening group will meet Wednesdays, August 5 and 19 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. All skill levels are welcome to attend this free class. Beginners please bring a pair of knitting needles, size 8 to 15.