A variety of events and activities are planned at the Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library System, 201 15th St. South. The library's normal hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.
The library lists these things on the schedule:
COLORING FOR STRESS RELIEF
Atlantic County Library System branch in Brigantine invites people of all ages to stop by anytime Jan. 2 through March 30 during regular library hours to color their stress away.
JOIN THE JIGSAW PUZZLERS
The library branch in Brigantine invites all ages to work on jigsaw puzzles Jan. 2 through March 30 during regular branch hours. It is a great way to sharpen your mind and de-stress at the same time.
STORIES, STAY AND PLAY
The Brigantine branch will host a weekly storytime for ages 1½ to 3 years old 10:30 a.m. Fridays, Jan. 4 through March 29. Support your child’s early literacy skills by joining Miss Bonnie and her crew to hear stories, sing songs and make a quick craft. Stay and play in the Brigantine branch kids’ room afterwards. Siblings welcome.
The library will hold a crafternoon event for all ages 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5. Registration for the free program is requested. A variety of wooden clocks with a photo insert (not a clock) are available to be painted.
A monthly book club for adults will take place 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8. Join the group for lively and engaging conversations. Call the library branch at 609-266-0110 for selected titles.
The library will hold a kids’ craft event 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. The free program is open to children ages 5-12, and registration is requested. Paint and decorate a wooden snowman with your own style. Crafting can get messy, please dress appropriately.
Chair yoga will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15. Registration is required. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing using a chair for support. The free program is sponsored by the Atlantic County Library Foundation.
SCRABBLE AND SCONES
Adults can come out for Scrabble and Scones, a monthly program 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 16, Feb. 20 and March 20. Registration is requested. Enjoy a cup of tea and tasty scones while playing Scrabble with fellow word lovers. Please advise library staff of any food allergies.
TANGRAM FAMILY FUN
The library will host a Tangram Family Fun afternoon for all ages 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19. Registration for the free program is requested. Listen to stories involving tangrams then make your own tangrams and puzzles. A tangram is a puzzle consisting of seven flat shapes called tans that are put together to form other shapes. The objective of the puzzle is to form a specific shape (given only an outline or silhouette) using all seven pieces, which may not overlap.