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The John P. Holt Brentwood Library is hosting a variety of events this week. See the full list of events below.

Monday

Red Cross Blood Drive will take place at 11 a.m. The Library is hosting blood drives to battle current shortages. To schedule an appointment, log onto redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: CityofBrentwood. Registration is required to give blood.

Brentwood Mah Jongg Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. and all Mah Jongg players are welcome to attend. Bring a set if you have one.

Crafting Power Hour will take place at 4 p.m. Join us for a craft! Let's get together and learn a new craft, each Crafting Power Hour will be a new project! Register online here.

Tuesday
Gentle Yoga with Deb will take place at 10 a.m. Breathe, relax, stretch and release! This class incorporates slow, opening stretches and mindful use of the breath to prepare the body for a gentle moving asana flow, followed by a soothing cool down and savasana. This class has a $5 fee. Register online here.

Pre-School Story Time will take place at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Story Time is back! Come to the Story Time Room and enjoy a short tale. No registration required.

Wednesday

Pre-School Story Time will take place at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Story Time is back! Come to the Story Time Room and enjoy a short tale. No registration required.

Red Cross Blood Drive will take place at 11 a.m. The Library is hosting blood drives to battle current shortages. To schedule an appointment, log onto redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: CityofBrentwood. Registration is required to give blood.

Thursday

Red Cross Blood Drive will take place at 11 a.m. The Library is hosting blood drives to battle current shortages. To schedule an appointment, log onto redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: CityofBrentwood. Registration is required to give blood.

Feldenkrais: Movement for Comfort and Ease will take place at 1 p.m. The Feldenkrais method is claimed to reorganize connections between the brain and body and so improve body movement and psychological state. The class has a $5 fee. Register online here.

Teen Anime Club will take place at 4 p.m. Enjoy videos, snacks, and activities inspired by your favorite anime and manga! Register online here.

Friday
Gentle Yoga with Kim will take place at 9 a.m. With a focus on breath and mindfulness, this class is appropriate for those who want a softer, slow-paced, relaxing practice. This class has a $5 fee and registration is available online here.

Red Cross Blood Drive will take place at 11 a.m. The Library is hosting blood drives to battle current shortages. To schedule an appointment, log onto redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: CityofBrentwood. Registration is required to give blood.

Poetry Self Portraits - Teen Program will take place at 3:30 p.m. Self-portraits can go deeper than describing what we see in the mirror. In this workshop, we’ll look at strategies used by famous authors to paint self-portraits in words, then we’ll use poetry prompts to explore different layers of who we are. Register online here

Saturday

Cross Stitch and Talk will take place at 10 a.m. Bring something to work on while we talk about this awesome hobby. No registration is required. 

Saturday Story Time will take place 10:30 a.m. Come enjoy a story with a short craft! No registration is required.

Wellness and You in 2022 will take place at 2 p.m. New year, new you! Join Murray Nutrition and Anchored Counseling Company as we learn about nutrition, wellness, and being kind to ourselves and our amazing bodies. Register online here.

Family Movie Fun will take place at 3 p.m. Join us in the Storytime Room for a family-friendly movie. Register online here.

Sunday

ACT Boot Camp will take place at 1 p.m. Students will receive in-depth instruction on test-taking strategies for the ACT exam, as well as specific techniques for each exam section, including timing, question analysis, and best approaches for student-selected scoring goals.

The class will also review important grammar and math concepts, techniques for skimming and scanning reading passages, and opportunities to practice applying these strategies. 

The course will help students plan a personal and effective approach to the exam that can maximize their scores. All practice materials will be provided. The total cost will be $450. Register online here.

The John P. Holt Brentwood Library is located at 8109 Concord Road. More information about the library and other events and programming can be found here