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    Find out what's going on this month at the Louisville Free Public Library. Try a new recipe or cooking style this coming month at your favorite literary stomping ground in Louisville.


    Each month, the Louisville Free Public Library incorporates some sort of theme into their widely popular and free programming. In November the focus is on Recipes and Cooking. Read on to find out where you can attend some programming to up your cuisine skills and learn culinary tips and tricks in the kitchen.


    For Adults:

    Monday, November 2, 2 p.m. - Discover Gems of our Cookbook Collection at Highlands/Shelby Park Branch
    Saturday, November 7, 1 p.m. - Try A New Holiday Dessert Recipe at Iroquois
    Monday, November 9, 6:30 p.m. - Paste it to Pinterest at Southwest Regional
    Tuesday, November 10, 6 p.m. - An Introduction to Food Preservation at Fairdale
    Thursday, November 12, 6:30 p.m. - Holiday Recipes at Shively
    Tuesday, November 17, 2 p.m. - Escape the Ordinary Dinner! Crescent Hill
    Wednesday, November 18, 6:30 p.m. - Recipe Art Journal at Southwest Regional

    For Teens:


    Monday, November 1, all day - Snack Food Gross Out at Southwest Regional
    Tuesday, November 3, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. - Snack Tasting Study Break at Highlands/Shelby Park
    Wednesday, November 4, 6 p.m. - Teen Chat and Chew: Snack Attack at Southwest Regional
    Monday, November 16, 6 p.m. - Will It Waffle? at Main Library
    Thursday, November 19, 2 p.m. - No Bake Desserts for the Holidays at Newburg
    Thursday, November 19, 4 p.m. - Kawaii Cooking at Southwest Regional
    Friday, November 20, 2 p.m. - Kettle Cooking at Shawnee

    For Elementary Aged Kids:


    Wednesday, November 4, 4:30 p.m. - Who Was Milton Hershey: Beginning Biographies Book Club at Middletown
    Saturday, November 14, 2 p.m. - Chocolate Lover's Fan Party at Okolona
    Saturday, November 21, 11 a.m. - Is it Thanksgiving Yet? Crescent Hill
    Monday, November 23, 6 p.m. - Easy Recipes for Sleepovers at Newburg

    For Preschoolers:
    Wednesday, November 4, 11:15 a.m. - C is for Cooking at Crescent Hill
    Thursday, November 12, 1 p.m. - Grocery Play for Preschoolers at Fairdale
    Saturday, November 14, 2 p.m. - Tinker Labs: Cooking Concoctions at Fern Creek

    As part of the Louisville Free Public Library’s Cooking Month, more than 35 food-related programs will be held at library locations across Louisville in November.  Cooking Month at the Library includes a wide variety of practical, educational, and creative programs and workshops for both children and adults, ranging from how to preserve and can food to healthy holiday eating to family recipe swaps and more. There are other events all month long and some branches are hosting All Day Events throughout November. These include Community Cookbook, Culinary Mysteries, and Holiday Recipe Swap. This November leading up to all of the holidays and festivities, try your hand at one of these free classes and workshops to find a new recipe or something to share with family and friends! You can also join the social media conversation on Twitter and Instagram using hashtag #CookingMonth.

    Photo courtesy of Louisville Free Public Library, Facebook

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    About Erin Nevitt

    Longtime Louisvillian, I am a children's librarian at heart and have a passion for children's lit. I am most recently a stay-at-home mom who is always on the move, searching for family fun in Louisville. If it's free, it's preferable!

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