Painting, planting among Swanton Public Library April programs

The Swanton Public Library has programs planned for adults this month that will include planting demonstration and painting.

Canvas Painting Class

Donna Mills, local painter and instructor, will be hosting a painting class suitable for beginners on Thursday, April 26 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Participants will be painting an endearing portrait of a cow on a 15” x 20” canvas. An example of the painting is on display at the library.

There is a $25 class fee that includes all supplies. Registration is required. Call 419-826-2760, visit the library’s website, or come in.

April Yoga Schedule

Mixed Level Hatha Yoga I & II will be held on Mondays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 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.

Hatha Yoga Basics will be offered on Thursdays, April 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. Class fee is by donation, proceeds benefit the library.

Chair Yoga will be held on Thursdays, April 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 2-3 p.m. This class involves poses modified to be gentler while sitting or standing holding a chair. Class fee is $5. No mat needed.

Cholesterol Screening

Heart Radiothon’s annual screening at SPL is from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 19. Participants will receive their total cholesterol, HDL (good cholesterol), and glucose (blood sugar) numbers. Blood pressure will also be checked.

A $5 donation to Heart Radiothon is requested. No Appointment necessary.

Planting for Spring

Members of the Swanton Garden Club will be at the library from 6:30 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, for a hands-on demonstration of the best way to plant seeds in spring soil. Participants will be able to take their planted seeds home. Call, come in, or visit our website to register.

Ongoing Programs

On Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m., Marty Kaback’s book club will be at the library to discuss “The Practical Navigator” by Stephen Metcalfe. New readers are always welcome. May’s book will be “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” by Maria Semple.

Card making, hosted by Anna Geis, will be making cards for special occasions such as birthdays and Mother’s Day on Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. Class fee is $6.

Knitting/Crocheting group will meet Wednesdays, April 4 and 18 at 6:30 p.m. Beginners are always welcome to the group.

Join the chess group on Wednesday evenings at 6 p.m. or Saturday afternoons at 1 p.m. Players of all skill levels are welcomed.