SUISUN CITY — With the new year around the corner, the Suisun City Library, 601 Pintail Drive, released its schedule of events for January 2014.
The year kicks off with First Friday Storytime with stories for children around age 5. It starts at noon on Jan. 3.
Preschool Storytime is set for 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, except for Jan. 1, when the library will be closed.
The Read to a Dog program runs on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. and also on Jan. 6 and Jan. 27.
The Lawrence Hall of Science Inventors Lab is scheduled for Jan. 9 at 3:30 p.m.
The Solano Kids Insurance Program, which helps families with uninsured children, is available from 1-5 p.m. on Fridays.
At 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays the library hosts its chess club for all skill levels.
Scrabble for All opens on Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m.
The library will hold two Adult Literacy tutor orientations, the first on Jan. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon and the second on Jan. 15 from 6-8 p.m. Both will be held at the Fairfield Civic Center Library, 1150 Kentucky St.
New student meetings for the Adult Literacy program are scheduled for Jan. 6 from 10 a.m. to noon and Jan. 23 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Those meetings will also be held at the Fairfield Civic Center Library.
Also scheduled for January is a matrix workshop to help parents navigate school services for students with special needs. It’s set for Jan. 16 from 6-8 p.m. For information on the workshop, call 800-592-2592 or visit matrixparents.org.
The library will be closed Wednesday for New Year’s Day and on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.
Reach Mike Corpos at 427-6979 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/mcorposdr.