The ABCs of DNA & Genealogy

What can DNA testing tell you? What tests should I take? What does it all mean? Genealogy expert Jessica Trotter will explain how DNA testing can be a powerful tool in genealogy research. This session offers a beginner’s overview on tests, testing companies, and how you can use your results. Trotter is a researcher, blogger, archivist, and librarian. Her research areas include African American, British Isles, Canadian, American Midwest, German Palatines and Early American research.

Click here to download the program's handout.

Tuesday, Sept. 22,
6 p.m.,
The program will stream live on Willard's Facebook Page, You Tube, Twitter, and website.

On the Road Fun With Miss Stephanie

Where will Miss Stephanie visit? She takes story time on the road again for fun and learning. She will visit different businesses and sites to provide a field trip experience for many children who are learning from home. This program is geared toward preschoolers and their families.

Wednesdays,  
Oct. 14: Miss Stephanie will visit Station 66 for some fall fun including pumpkins, apples, and doughnuts
Nov. 11,  
11 a.m.,  
Streaming on Willard's Facebook Page

On the Road Fun With Miss Stephanie

Where will Miss Stephanie visit? She takes story time on the road again for fun and learning. She will visit different businesses and sites to provide a field trip experience for many children who are learning from home. This program is geared toward preschoolers and their families.

Wednesdays,
Oct. 14: Miss Stephanie will visit Station 66 for some fall fun including pumpkins, apples, and doughnuts,
Nov. 11,
11 a.m.,
Streaming Live on Willard's Facebook Page

Count 'Em Up

Enjoy some fun, lyrical stories all about numbers and counting for preschoolers 3 years and older. In addition, we'll offer suggestions for some fun activities you can do at home with common items.

Wednesday, Sept. 23,
11 a.m.,
The program will stream live on Willard's Facebook Page, You Tube, Twitter, and website.

Count 'Em Up

Enjoy some fun, lyrical stories all about numbers and counting for preschoolers 3 years and older. In addition, we'll offer suggestions for some fun activities you can do at home with common items.

Wednesday, Sept. 23,
11 a.m.,
The program will stream live on Willard's Facebook Page, You Tube, Twitter, and website.

Yoga for Stress and Anxiety With Meghan Luchies

These uncertain times can cause a great deal of stress and anxiety. As many of us are looking for new ways to find balance in our life, a simple yoga practice can help bring a sense of peace and calm. Meghan Luchies, a certified instructor with Essential Yoga, will guide an online audience through a basic flow, focusing on yoga postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and deep relaxation.

Wednesdays,
Sept. 9, 16, 23, and 30,
Oct. 7, 14, 21, and 28,
6:30 p.m.,
The program will stream live on Willard's Facebook Page, You Tube, Twitter, and website

Celebra el mes de la Herencia Hispana con historias!

La Biblioteca Willard y la Iniciativa de Herencia Latinoamericana de Battle Creek están colaborando para presentar cinco ocaciones para leer cuentos en español a partir del jueves 17 de septiembre a las 6:30 pm. Encuentre un lugar cómodo, agarre su peluche y únase a nosotros mientras presentamos cuentos populares para niño en español los jueves por la tarde.

24 de septiembre-"Daniela y la Chica Pirata" escrito por Susanna Isern y Gómez

1ro de octubre-"No hay nada más chistoso que leer con un oso" escrito por Carmen

8 de octubre- "Gustavo el Fantasmita" escrito por Flavia Z. Drago

15 de octubre: La historia de esta semana será “Donde Viven Los Monstruos” ecribe de Maurice Sendak.

6:30 p.m.
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