Aiken County Public Library events for the month of February

Jan. 28---- Adult French conversation is offered from 2-3:30 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 3, 10, 17 and 24. This is not for beginners. You must have some knowledge of French and be able to speak at an intermediate-advanced level. For more information or to register call Karine at the circulation desk at 803-642-2020 ext. 2.

— Love Songs & Chocolate will be held from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4. Prepare for Valentine's Day by joining singer-songwriter Cathy Benedetto for an afternoon of romantic songs. Lyrics and chocolate will be provided.

— Coloring for Grown Ups will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 7 and 21, in the Creative Lab on the first floor. Bring coloring pencils and felt pens. Coloring sheets and refreshments will be provided. Sign up at the reference desk or call 803-642-2020, ext. 3.

— A Book Club meets on the third and fourth Tuesday of the month in the first floor meeting room from 2:30-3:45 p.m. Group B meets Feb. 21 and will discuss "Harlem Shuffle" by Colson Whitehead. Group A meets Feb. 28 and will discuss "The Four Winds" by Kristin Hannah." Sign up at the information desk on the second floor. 803-642-2020, ext. 3.

— The Aiken County Painting Club will meet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 11-May 31. Space is limited. For more information or to make a reservations, call 803-642-2020 x. 3.

— The Friends of the Aiken County Library will hold their annual meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, in the first floor meeting room.

— "Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile," rated PG, will be shown at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11. The film follows the title reptile who lives in a house on East 88th Street in New York City. Lyle enjoys helping the Primm family with everyday chores and playing with the neighborhood kids but one neighbor insists that Lyle belongs in a zoo. Mr. Grumps and his cat, Loretta, do not like crocodiles, and Lyle tries to prove that he is not as bad as others might first think.

— "Till," rated PG-13, will be shown at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17. "Till" is a profoundly emotional and cinematic film about the true story of Mamie Till Mobley's relentless pursuit of justice for her 14 year old son, Emmett Till, who, in 1955, was lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi. In Mamie's poignant journey of grief turned to action, we see the universal power of a mother's ability to change the world.

— Storytime for babies, toddlers and preschoolers will be held at from 10:15-10:30 a.m. Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22. To register, call 803-642-2020 x. 1121. Space is limited.

— A Pokemon Scavenger Hunt for ages 4-12 will be held Feb. 13-18. Catch 'em all and win a small prize.

— Activity kits are available starting Feb. 1 until supplies last. No holds.

The Aiken County Public Library is at 314 Chesterfield St. S.W. It is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. It is closed on Sundays. The Ancestry Library edition is now available at the library and is available for free when using a library computer of accessing the library's WiFi.