Dulcimer anyone?

The Kent County Public Library, 497 S. Red Haven Lane, Dover, schedules all this for January:

— CoderDojo: 6 p.m. Jan. 16. Ages 8-12 can learn skills like website building and app and game building and explore technology in an informal and social environment. Participants should bring their own laptop; a limited number will be available for use, first-come, first-served. Must register: 744-1919, tinyurl.com/kcplevents.

 — Toddler dance party: 10 a.m. Jan. 17. Preschoolers can join Meredith from Unbranded Dance for a special story time featuring basic movement and dance instruction.

— Preschool story time: 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan 18 and 25. Preschoolers can join for a special themed story time followed by a related craft.

— Eating Smart, Being Active: 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18 and 25 and Feb. 1. The Delaware State University Cooperative Extension Expanded Food & Nutrition Program can help start the new year with tips, recipes and exercise for a more healthful life. Participants age 16 and older will receive a graduation package at the end of the four-week program. Limited space; must register: 744-1919, tinyurl.com/kcplevents.

— Learn to Play Dulcimer: 3:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19 and 26. Local folk musician Frances Johnson will introduce new students age 16 and older — and those looking to brush up on their skills — to basics of the mountain dulcimer. “Loaner” dulcimers will be available for use during the three-week program. Must register: 744-1919, tinyurl.com/kcplevents.

— All About Art: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 18. Ages 8-12 can learn more about the history of various art techniques and create their own projects in that style. Must register: 744-1919, tinyurl.com/kcplevents.

— Halfway to Summer Luau Party: 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 20. Featuring crafts, activities, hula dancing with Kumu Hula Bob and steel drum music provided by Steel Happiness. Hawaiian shirts are encouraged.

 — Girls Who Code: 6 p.m. Jan. 24. Girls age 13 and older will learn coding languages and explore computer science technology. Participants should bring their own laptop; a limited number will be available for use, first-come, first-served. Must register: 744-1919, tinyurl.com/kcplevents.

— Teen Writers Group: 3 p.m. Jan. 27. Join local author L.S. King for a writing session tailored to young aspiring authors. Talk to a published author, discover writing tips and develop talent. Must register: 744-1919, tinyurl.com/kcplevents.