Johnstown Library sets March events

JOHNSTOWN — The following are the events for the Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St., according to a news release.

∫ From 3 to 6 p.m. Monday and March 23 will be Otaku time — come watch anime at the library. The meetings may also include: games, trivia, challenges, and snacks. The suggested ages are 9 to 18.

∫ From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday will be Storytrain Storytime, a weekly story time for children ages 0 to 5. The third Tuesday of the month, St. Patrick’s Day, will be a musical story time with Gary VanSlyke.

∫ From 3 to 6 p.m. every Tuesday and from 2:30 to 5 p.m. every Friday will be Multiplay featuring: Nintendo Switch, Magic: The Gathering, or board games. This program is meant for people 18 and younger.

∫ From 4 to 6 p.m. March 11 and 25 will be community role playing games — this is a community oriented group for role playing games. This group is beginner friendly and accepting of all players.

∫ From 2 to 4 p.m. March 15 will be a creative writing group. Participate in writing exercises, share work, and give feedback to fellow writers. This is a monthly writing group for anyone interested in exploring writing.

∫ From 3 to 5 p.m. March 16 will be afternoon art for kids of all ages. This event is for kids of all ages.

∫ From 5 to 7 p.m. March 18 Adult Game Night — Stop in and play a board or card game at the library. This is a casual, social event for adults.

∫ From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 21, library mini golf. Putt through the library when it is transformed into an 18-hole miniature golf course. There will be raffle baskets on display throughout the course. The basket raffle tickets are $1 and on sale now. The admission tickets will be for sale at the door $5; free for ages 3 and younger.

∫ From 11 a.m. to noon March 26, will be effective communication strategies. This no-cost program by the Alzheimer’s Association will explore how communication changes when someone is living with Alzheimer’s.

∫ From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 27, will be the Book Club: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” Discuss this month’s Book Club book. The suggested ages is 18 plus.

By Kerry Minor

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