January 2023 newsletter

each child. Go to http://mlcooklibrary.readsquared.com to register yourself and your child. If you have previously registered for our program and are tracking your child’s reading on a paper log, contact Kathleen Welch, welchka@marylcook.com, to have previously read books transferred to the website. If you would prefer to continue to log your child’s reading on a paper log, please continue to do so. Imagination Library Help us give every child in Warren County the gift of a free book every month! Talk to your friends and family and share our posts. Register at ohioimaginationlibrary.org. If you need assistance in registering your child, please contact us for help. The goal of the Warren County Imagination Library is "Every Child Reads Every Day", and to help achieve that goal, the five Warren County libraries are funding a three-year pilot program to provide a free book each month to Warren County children from birth to age five. The Warren County Imagination Library is a community effort of founding partners: Franklin-Springboro Public Library, Lebanon Public Library, Mary L. Cook Public Library, Mason Public Library, Salem Township Public Library, United Way of Warren County, and Warren County Foundation, with support from The Ohio Governor's Imagination Library and Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Waynesville Food Pantry Help support our local food pantry. Gather your donations and drop them off at MLC. Items needed: peanut butter, canned soup, individual fruit cups, tuna, canned chicken, and granola bars. ADULT The Mind-Life Project is cancelled for January. Please watch for information about the sessions resuming in February. Women's Self Defense Seminar Saturday, January 14, 10:30 am - 12 noon Would you like to have some tools that would help you defend yourself and others? Come join us as we talk about ways to lessen the likelihood of an attack and learn simple, effective strategies to apply if one does occur. This class is open to all ladies ages 14 and up. The cost is $5 with in-person sign up, but it will be returned to you when you attend. This is to ensure that we have a full class and deter