THIS MONTH AT THE LIBRARY...

Take the Checkout Challenge. April 11 - May 7. Discover what the library has to offer, new and old, by completing 7 tasks between April 11th and May 7th for your  chance to win an iPad Air 2, Xbox One, or Beats by Dre headphones! Stop by the Main or LaSalle Library to get started!  Ask for a punch card at any desk to keep track of your tasks. Contest open to ages 10 and up. Get all the details at CheckOutChallenge.com

Computer Classes. LaSalle Library - 8728 Buffalo Avenue. A variety of classes will be offered in May: Internet Basics, Internet Resources, Flash Drives & the Cloud and Craigslist Training. Registration required. Click hereor visit our Programs and Events page for dates, times and descriptions.

A.T.L.A.S. (At the Library After School) For Kids Ages 5 -12. New activites each week! Games, Minecraft, Legos, Arts and Crafts, Science and more! Tuesdays @ 2:30pm. May 3 - 31. Registration required. We ask that a parent / caregiver attend to assist younger children. Call 286-4902 or email jbattaglia@nioga.org. Click here for schedule.

Tiny Tot Time. For children ages 2 - 4. Join us for stories, music, movement and more just for our littlest library visitors! Main Library: Wednesdays @ 10:30 am – May 4 – 25. LaSalle Library: Thursdays @ 10:30 am - May 5 – 26. Registration required. Call 286-4902 for Main, 283-8309 for LaSalle or email mtimby@nioga.org Free. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Macramé for Beginners. Learn a few knots and make a macramé keychain, fish and mini plant holder. Classes held at Main Library. For adults and teens. Part 1: Tuesday, May 3 @ 6pm or Wed. May 4 @ 6pm. Part 2: Tuesday, May 17 @ 6pm or Wed. May 18 @ 6pm. Registration required. Call 286-4892 or email wudy@nioga.org

Diabetes Self-Management Education Program @ LaSalle Branch Library. Receive a helping hand from Certified Diabetes Educators (CDEs), helathcare professionals who provide expert advice for better diabetes management and are certified by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators. LaSalle Branch Library, 8728 Buffalo Avenue.  Sessions held on the following Mondays from 2 - 3pm. March 21, April 18, May 16. Program content includes: What diabetes is, The importance of checking blood sugar levels, A1C and how it affects blood sugar, Meal planning and exercise, Medical tests, Types of medication that help manage blood sugar, Preventing complications, Using prescribed medication effectively, Dealing with emotions, Skin and foot care. Free. No registration required. Your family and friends are welcome to join you.Free notary public service. Mondays 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Main Library - 1425 Main Street. What to bring: unsigned, completed documents plus 2 proofs of identity, including a photo ID.