Batavia Library programs: January & February

Batavia Library programs for January & February

Second Wednesday Book Club – For adults, meets every month on the second Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. The January 8 title is Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, by Alan Bradley, and the February 12 title is Destiny of the Republic, by Candace Millard. No pre-registration required.

Sensory Playshop – Fridays, January 10 and February 7, 10:30 am. Children ages 0-4 can develop their motor skills and vocabulary as they explore a variety of stations created to stimulate their senses. Be prepared to get messy. Caregivers must be present at all times. Requires pre-registration.

Beginner Coding With Ozobots – Tuesday, January 21, at 6:30 pm. Kids ages 6-8 are invited to explore coding through fun and interactive play with tiny robots. Pre-registration required.

Winter Painted Plates – Monday, January 27, at 6:30 pm. Adults can learn techniques for painting a winter design on a porcelain plate. All supplies will be provided. Just bring your creativity. Requires pre-registration.

Mystery Book Club – For adults, last Wednesday of every month at 2 p.m. The January 29 title is The Woods, by Harlan Coben. The February 26 title is The Dinner, by Herman Koch. No pre-registration required.

Happy Hearts Hop – Tuesday, February 11, at 6:30 pm. Children can make a special valentine to give to a friend or family member. The program will have stories, a craft, music, games and treats. Requires pre-registration.

President Lincoln and Slavery – Monday, February 24, at 6:30 pm. Local Historian Gary Knepp will cover President Lincoln's viewpoint and decisions on slavery during his presidency and how he led the country during the Civil War. Requires pre-registration, for adults.

As noted above, many of these programs require pre-registration because of the size of the meeting room. Anyone interested in attending can register online at, or by calling the library at 513 732 2128.

Other programs are offered in and can be viewed by visiting the library website at Please join us for some fun and education.