Peoria library branches feature free group activities

New members welcome to join monthly book clubs, arts and crafts groups

Peoria Main Library, 8463 W. Monroe St.

Great Beginnings Book Club
Dates: second Wednesday of the month
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Every great book starts with a great beginning. Start your day with a great beginning at the Great Beginnings Book Club. Join the group in the Adult Fiction section on the second Wednesday of each month to meet new people and discuss good books.
Dates/Titles:
• Oct. 10 — Any biography/memoir.
• Nov. 14 — “Rabbit Cake” (humorous fiction) by Annie Hartnett.
• Dec. 12 — Any holiday book.
 
Novels @ Night Adult Book Club
Location: Activity Room
Days: Thursdays
Time: 6 to 7 p.m.
Want to meet some interesting characters? Open a book. Want to meet some real-life interesting characters, too? Join the Novels @ Night Book Club. Book clubs are a great way to talk with friends and meet new people while exploring and discussing (hopefully) good books. Join others on the third Thursday of each month for a lively discussion. Adults 18-plus please.
Dates/Titles:
• Oct. 18 — “The Grip of It” by Jac Jemc.
• Nov. 15 — Any nonfiction.
• Dec. 20 — Any Christmas or holiday book.
 
It’s Only Knit and Purl
Location: Activity Room
Days: Sundays
Time: 1 p.m.
Join others to perform needle work by knitting, crocheting and quilting, all while engaging in friendly conversation on all range of topics. Beginners are welcome and participants must be 16 years of age and older to participate.
Sew Smart Wednesdays
Location: Activity Room
Days: Wednesdays
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Take a project or start a project with a group of sewists. Use the library sewing machines or take your own. For more information, email: Jennifer.Crowell@peoriaaz.gov
 
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Between the Covers Book Group
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Take a friend and join a discussion of great books and fun. Newcomers are always welcome. Call Cathy Coffman at 623-773-8650 for more information.
Dates/Titles:
• Oct. 16 — “Any Dream Will Do” by Debbie Macomber.
• Nov. 20 — No meeting.
• Dec. 18 — Go help figure out what to read next year.
 
After Lunch Book Bunch Book Group
Days: Thursdays
Time: 2 p.m.
Take a friend and join others for a discussion of great books and fun. Newcomers are always welcome. Call Cathy Coffman at 623-773-8650 for more information.
Dates/Titles:
• Sept. 27 — “Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie” by Alan Bradley.
• Oct. 18 — “Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane” by Lisa See.
• Nov. 22 — No meeting.
• Dec. 27 — No meeting.
 
Craft Club
Location: Community Room
Date: Thursdays; Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1 and Dec. 6
Time: 6 to 7 p.m.
If you live to craft, drop in and explore a variety of project stations for teens and adults. Ages 12 and older. No registration required.
 
Crafting Sundays: Knitting and Crocheting Hangout
Dates: Sundays; Oct. 7 and 21, Nov. 4 and 18, and Dec. 2 and 16
Time: 2 to 4 p.m.
Join others as they perform needle work by knitting and crocheting, all while engaging in friendly conversation on a range of topics. Beginners are welcome and participants must be 16 years of age and older to participate.

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