SYRACUSE — The Syracuse Public Library will host the following events in January 2019:
Have A Community Experience
Mahjong is becoming a popular game for people who want to play an easy to learn a game that is a bit challenging to win. The Syracuse Library is asking for people that want to learn Mahjong or who know how to play to come spend a couple of hours on Mondays starting at 1 p.m. Jan. 7.
Comfort food is welcome in the winter. Food from Fiction is a book club that reads stories with recipes to sample the recipes and discuss the book. The first meeting is at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, to talk about “Meet Me At The Cupcake Café.” Turkey Creek Readers are discussing “Meet Me At The Cupcake Café” but not the cooking parts at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14. Magnolia recipe-sharing club is learning how to make guacamole and salsa. The group is sharing their favorite appetizers at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9.
String Theory is a weekly group that meets to work on knitting, crocheting or fiber-arts projects. Individuals wanting to take advantage of cold weather to work on warm fuzzies are invited to bring their yarn project to the Syracuse Library at 5 p.m. Thursdays.
All programming at the Syracuse Library is free. Sign-up is optional, but helps with planning. The Syracuse Library is hosting the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile on Jan. 10.
A Short Week For New Year’s
Although the Syracuse Library is closed on Monday and Tuesday, the rest of the week brings a full slate of activities. The children’s department has afternoon activities at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, Jan. 2 to 4. Children can enjoy musical activities, make winter crafts, and play board games before heading to school the next week. Friends of the Library are meeting at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, after the trails walk and yoga.
New Schedule For Young Adults
Teens need to be on their toes or watch for a reminder call for January’s programs. Video gaming is at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10. Anime club meets at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17. All ages chess club meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22. You don’t have to be an expert to play. Harry Potter craft time is at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30. Make a wand.