Upcoming holiday events
• The Gingerbread House Workshop will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m. Sign up at the circulation desk at the library. Registration will be one gingerbread house per family to decorate with space available for 30 families. Registration will begin Oct. 18.
• Habitat for Humanity Tree Decorating Contest trees will again be displayed at the Solon Library. Entry forms are now available at the circulation desk. The library staff requests that trees be brought to the library no earlier than Nov. 10. All paid entries must be at the library by Nov. 15. The tree display will be in the reading area at the west end of the library this year.
•The Friends of the Library are preparing for the annual Holiday Sale to be held the first weekend in December. Order forms for the jar mixes and the poinsettias are now available at the library or on the library website. Order forms are due by Nov. 21. There will be two sizes of poinsettias in five different color options. Joyce’s Greenhouse in North Liberty will once again be the supplier. The old favorites will be featured in this year’s jar mixes. Included are mocha coffee, three soups, three bar mixes and a new peanut butter chocolate chip loaf.
• Santa will be visiting the library during the annual Holiday Sale. He will be appearing from 10–11 a.m., so bring the kids and your camera for some up close and personal visiting with Santa Claus.