The Ceres Library will offer free programs for all ages this October, beginning with Wee Move and Play on Tuesday mornings from 11 to 11:30 a.m. On Tuesday, Oct. 20 the library will also host Wee Move and Play in the afternoon from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Toddlers and preschoolers can enjoy movement and sensory play while interacting with their peers.
On Monday, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. attorney Julie Richardson will review the basics of estate planning. Richardson will cover the documents needed in estate planning, as well as other important issues to consider.
Children can make an edible craft on Thursday, Oct. 8 at 3:30 p.m. The library will provide the materials needed to make an edible pumpkin patch.
Kindergarten through second grade students can participate in the Crazy 8's Math Club on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 14, 21 and 28. The eight-week program continues in November and is designed to get kids excited about math. Children will build, run, jump, make music and play while learning basic mathematical concepts. Advance registration is required as this session of the Crazy 8's Math Club is limited to 15 participants. Please call 537-8938 to sign up. The Crazy 8's Math Club is sponsored by the Friends of the Ceres Library.
Children may make their own Halloween decorations on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 3:30 p.m. The library will provide craft materials for children to make mini jack-o-lanterns and paper plate ghosts.
Community members are invited to an All Ages Coloring Day on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 3:30 p.m. The library will provide coloring pages, crayons and markers. Coloring has been shown to reduce stress and promote creativity.
On Thursday, Oct. 29 the library will host a Spooky Craft Day. Children can participate in a number of spooky crafts that they may make and take home.
The Ceres Library is located at 2250 Magnolia Ave. For more information, contact the Ceres Library at 537-8938.