Nichols Library Events for the Next 7 Days

Chess Club (NIC)

Friday, August 01, 2014 at 3:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Chess enthusiasts and novices can challenge opponents and learn new moves. All skill levels are welcome, and chess mentors will be available to teach beginners and answer questions. Participants can bring their own chess set or use one of the library?'s sets.

Baby Play Date (NIC)

Monday, August 04, 2014 at 9:30 AM -- Nichols Library
Parents can stroll into the library with their baby for a fun play date. This program will include 20 minutes of stories, songs and bounces and 10 minutes of exploratory play. The program is the perfect opportunity for children to share some interactive time with their caregivers and meet new friends. The program is for infants to 23-month-olds and their caregivers.

Crazy Contraptions: Paper Boomerangs (NIC)

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 at 1:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Using special paper to make a boomerang, teens can make a flying craft that will really spin right back to them. Individuals will test the boomerangs and learn throwing techniques.

Evening on the riverwalk

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
The library?'s Children?'s Services staff will present this popular Riverwalk program, which will include stories, songs and a puppet show. Participants can bring a meal or snack. In the event of inclement weather, the program will take place in the Community Room of Nichols Library.

Movies at the Library (NIC): Monsters University

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 at 1:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Whether movie lovers are jumping the hold list on the latest popular movie releases or just relaxing with some classics, film buffs can celebrate the summer with great movies and delicious popcorn.

10 Warning signs of Alzheimer's Disease (NIC)

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
The warning signs of Alzheimer?'s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it?'s time to learn the facts. Early detection gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. We will separate myth from reality and address commonly-held fears about Alzheimer?'s in America. Find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.

Zombie Mini Golf Course (NIC)

Thursday, August 07, 2014 at 12:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Teens will find out if they can survive the library?'s zombie mini golf course by competing in a nine-hole course, trying to get as many holes-in-one as possible. Individuals can take on the challenge alone or grab a couple of friends to play as a group. The course will be open throughout the afternoon, so participants can drop in for a game whenever they?'re free.