Single and Series Programs

Fall 2014 Programs

All programs require registration unless otherwise noted. Please call if unable to attend.

For the complete Fall 2014 newsletter, click here.

 

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Ongoing Program

The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten ongoing program encourages you to read 1,000 books to your child before he or she enters kindergarten. Just read three books a day for one year and it will add up to over 1,000 books! Stop by Youth Services to register your child and pick up a reading log! (R)

 

- OCTOBER -

Paws to Read (Ages 6 and up)

Saturday, October 4 • 11:00 a.m.

Officer Terry and K-9 Star are back to listen to you read as you improve your reading skills and bond with a very special canine. Holly Collie will also be a part of this program. Books are provided, but feel free to bring a favorite. Reading to a dog is one way to build self-esteem and make a new friend. (R)

 

Draw Monsters with Christine Thornton (Ages 7 and up)

Sunday, October 5 • 1:00 p.m.

Christine Thornton, artist and teacher, will show us how to draw monsters: sad, funny, scary or however you want. (R)

 

Happy Birthday, David! (Ages 4-8)

Monday, October 6 • 4:00 p.m.

David Shannon is a highly praised author and illustrator of children's books. Come celebrate his birthday with some stories and we will follow this with a craft and a birthday treat! (R)

 

Meet, Share, Play (newborn to 12 months) 

Tuesday, October 7 • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Parents, caregivers, grandparents! This is a special time for you to come and meet other people and their babies. Share your concerns, ideas, tips & experiences. (NR)

 

Lego Robotics: Dancing Birds (Ages 9-14) 

Wednesday, October 8 • 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

With our new WeDo LEGO Construction Sets and software, you will be able to build and program your project. Meet in the main level Computer Room in the Adult Services Department. (R)

 

In Spanish: Tell Me A Not Too Scary Story/Cuentame un cuento no tan espantoso (Ages 4-8)

Wednesday, October 8 • 6:00 p.m.

In Spanish. Join us to read not too scary stories. We'll also be making a not too scary craft you can take home. (R)

 

The Write Idea: Youth Creative Writing Club (Ages 8-12)

Thursday, October 9 • 4:00 p.m.

We'll have fun using our imaginations to come up with stories that will spark our creativity. There will be writing games and journaling ideas. (R)

 

Drop-In and Get Crafty: Halloween (All Ages)

Tuesday, October 14 • 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Stop by and have fun making a spooky craft to celebrate Halloween. (NR)

 

Rainbow Magic Party (Ages 6-10) 

Thursday, October 16 • 5:00 p.m.

Join us for a Rainbow Magic Party to celebrate your favorite fairies! If you would like, come in your favorite fairy costume. (R)

 

Movie Night (PG) (All Ages)

Thursday, October 16  • 6:00 p.m.

Drop-in for a movie! Meeting Room (NR)

 

Frog Lady (All ages)

Saturday, October 18 • 1:00 p.m.

Frog Lady is back with a program about amphibians (frogs, toads, salamanders). See and learn all about them at this family program. Meeting Room. (R)

 

Meet, Share, Play (newborn to 12 months)

Tuesday, October 21 • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Parents, caregivers, grandparents! This is a special time for you to come and meet other people and their babies. Share your concerns, ideas, tips & experiences. (NR)

 

Lego Robotics: Goal Kicker (Ages 9-14) 

Wednesday, October 22 • 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

With our new WeDo LEGO Construction Sets and software, you will be able to build and program your project. Meet in the main level Computer Room in the Adult Services Department. You must have done the Dancing Birds, Smart Spinners and Drumming Monkey projects to be able to do this activity. (R)

 

Halloween Haunts (Ages 4-7) 

Thursday, October 23 • 5:30 p.m.

Wear your favorite costume and be ready to listen to some fun Halloween stories. Halloween snacks, music and a Halloween craft are all part of the fun on this haunted night. (R)

 

Lego Club (Ages 5 and up)

Friday, October 24 • 3:45 p.m.

Use your imagination to build your own creation. We will display your project in the Youth Services Department. (R)

 

Nature Club: Forest Fires (Ages 6-11)

Saturday, October 25 • 11:00 a.m.

Join us for nature facts, crafts and fun in this eco-friendly program. Each month has a different theme. (R)

 

Baby & Me (Ages 6-24 months)

Monday, October 27 • 9:30 a.m.

This is a special baby library time to share stories, songs, rhymes, and bounces. There will also be time after the storytime for parents to stay and play with their babies and to talk to each other. (R)

 

-NOVEMBER-

Paws to Read (Ages 6 and up)

Saturday, November 1 • 11:00 a.m.

Officer Terry and K-9 Star are back to listen to you read as you improve your reading skills and bond with a very special canine. Holly Collie will also be a part of this program. Books are provided, but feel free to bring a favorite. Reading to a dog is one way to build self-esteem and make a new friend. (R)

 

Meet, Share, Play (newborn to 12 months)

Tuesday, November 4 • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Parents, caregivers, grandparents! This is a special time for you to come and meet other people and their babies. Share your concerns, ideas, tips & experiences. (NR)

 

In Spanish: Marker's Factory / Fabrica de Marcadores (Ages 5-9)

Wednesday, November 5 • 5:30 p.m.

In Spanish. You'll create an unique and colorful marker to take home, mixing colored ink. (R)

 

Science Club: Super, Simple, Spectacular (Ages 8-14)

Thursday, November 6 • 4:00 p.m.

Are you ready to try some different science experiments? This is the place to be! (R)

 

Lego Robotics: Smart Spinners (Ages 9-14) 

Wednesday, November 12 • 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

With our new WeDo LEGO Construction Sets and software, you will be able to build and program your project. Meet in the main level Computer Room in the Adult Services Department. (R)

 

Owls Outside (Ages 3-6)

Wednesday, November 12 • 6:00 p.m.

Join us for all things owl. There will be stories and a craft. (R)

 

The Write Idea: Youth Creative Writing Club (Ages 8-12)

Thursday, November 13 • 4:00 p.m.

We'll have fun using our imaginations to come up with stories that will spark our creativity. There will be writing games and journaling ideas. (R)

 

International Games Day (All Ages)

Saturday, November 15 • 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Come join us for a day of gaming fun, from board games to video games. Libraries all around the U.S. will be participating in the International Games Day event that happens once a year. This even will take place in the Meeting Room. (NR)

 

Gobble, Gobble Time (Ages 3-6)

Monday, November 17 • 4:00 p.m.

Join us for some Thanksgiving stories and a craft to take home. (R)

 

Meet, Share, Play (newborn to 12 months)

Tuesday, November 18 • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Parents, caregivers, grandparents! This is a special time for you to come and meet other people and their babies. Share your concerns, ideas, tips & experiences. (NR)

 

Lego Robotics: Goal Keeper (Ages 9-14) 

Wednesday, November 19 • 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

With our new WeDo LEGO Construction Sets and software, you will be able to build and program your project. Meet in the main level Computer Room in the Adult Services Department. You must have done the Dancing Birds, Smart Spinners and Drumming Monkey to do this activity. (R)

 

Delve and Devour Book Club (Grades 6-8 or Ages 12-14)

Thursday, November 20 • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Join us for a lively discussion about a great book. There will also be an activity and a snack based on the story. All who register can pick up the book that we will be discussing at the Youth Services Reference Desk beginning October 13. (R)

 

Movie Night (PG) (All Ages)

Thursday, November 20  • 6:00 p.m.

Drop-in for a movie! Meeting Room (NR)

 

Lego Club (Ages 5 and up)

Friday, November 21 • 3:45 p.m.

Use your imagination to build your own creation. We will display your project in the Youth Services Department. (R)

 

Nature Club: National Wildlife (Ages 6-11)

Saturday, November 22 • 11:00 a.m.

Join us for nature facts, crafts and fun in this eco-friendly program. Each month has a different theme. (R)

 

Drop-In Movie (PG) (All Ages)

Tuesday, November 26 • 2:00 p.m.

This movie will take place in the Activity Room. (NR)

 

-DECEMBER-

***Registration begins Saturday, November 22, 2014***

All programs require registration unless otherwise noted. Please call if unable to attend.

Meet, Share, Play (newborn to 12 months)

Tuesday, December 2 • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Parents, caregivers, grandparents! This is a special time for you to come and meet other people and their babies. Share your concerns, ideas, tips & experiences. (NR)

 

Nature Club: Arctic Animals (Ages 6-11)

Saturday, December 6 • 11:00 a.m.

Join us for nature facts, crafts and fun in this eco-friendly program. Each month has a different theme. (R)

 

The Write Idea: Youth Creative Writing Club (Ages 8-12)

Tuesday, December 9 • 4:00 p.m.

We'll have fun using our imaginations to come up with stories that will spark our creativity. There will be writing games and journaling ideas. (R)

 

Oh, Christmas Tree! Storytime (Ages 3-6)

Wednesday, December 10 • 6:00 p.m.

Join us for this exciting Christmas program. There will be a Christmas tree craft and stories. (R)

 

American Girl Tea (Ages 6-11)

Saturday, December 13 • 11:00 a.m.

Bring your American Girl doll or any favorite and enjoy some holiday fun. Books, crafts and holiday goodies are planned for the day. Dress up is encouraged. (R)

 

Drop-In and Get Crafty: Christmas (All Ages)

Saturday, December 13 • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Stop by from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Activity Room and have fun making a Christmas craft to celebrate the holiday season. No registration necessary. (NR)

 

Card Making (Ages 8 and up) 

Thursday, December 18 • 4:00 p.m.

Join us for some card crafting fun where we make, decorate and take home cards for the holidays. (R)

 

-JANUARY-

Meet, Share, Play (newborn to 12 months)

Tuesday, January 6 • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Parents, caregivers, grandparents! This is a special time for you to come and meet other people and their babies. Share your concerns, ideas, tips & experiences. (NR)

 

The Write Idea: Youth Creative Writing Club (Ages 8-12)

Tuesday, January 13 • 4:00 p.m.

We'll have fun using our imaginations to come up with stories that will spark our creativity. There will be writing games and journaling ideas. (R)

 

Lego Robotics: Drumming Monkey (Ages 9-14) 

Wednesday, January 14 • 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

With our new WeDo LEGO Construction Sets and software, you will be able to build and program your project. Meet in the main level Computer Room in the Adult Services Department. (R)

 

Polar Bear Storytime (Ages 3-6)

Wednesday, January 14 • 6:00 p.m.

Come in from the cold and enjoy this fun storytime with polar bear stories and a craft. (R)

 

Chat and Chew (Grades 3-5 or Ages 8-11)

Thursday, January 15 • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Join us for a lively discussion about a great book. All who register can pick up the book that we will be discussing at the Youth Services Desk beginning December 15. (R)

 

Movie Night (G) (All Ages)

Thursday, January 15  • 6:00 p.m.

Drop-in for a movie! Meeting Room (NR)

 

Winter Family Fun Fest (All Ages)

Monday, January 19 through Friday, February 27

Visit the Youth Services Desk to receive a list of fun family activities to do together this winter, and pick up your special winter treat. Each child will receive a book and small prize when their list of activities is completed. Begins January 19. Last day to return lists is February 27. (R)

 

Meet, Share, Play (newborn to 12 months)

Tuesday, January 20 • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Parents, caregivers, grandparents! This is a special time for you to come and meet other people and their babies. Share your concerns, ideas, tips & experiences. (NR)

 

Snowflakes, Snowflakes, Snowflakes! (Ages 5-9)

Tuesday, January 20 • 4:00 p.m.

Join us as we make some beautiful snowflakes using pipe cleaners and beads that you will be able to hang from your window to capture the colors even more! (R)

 

Library Scavenger Hunt (Ages 8-11)

Wednesday, January 21 • 3:30 p.m.

Are you a good detective? Join our Library Scavenger Hunt and find out about different things at the library, both upstairs and down. Prizes will be given to the best detectives. (R)

 

Baby & Me (Ages 6-24 months)

Monday, January 26 • 9:30 a.m.

This is a special baby library time to share stories, songs, rhymes, and bounces. There will also be time after the storytime for parents to stay and play with their babies and to talk to each other. (R)

 

Lego Robotics: Cheerful Fans (Ages 9-14) 

Wednesday, January 28 • 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

With our new WeDo LEGO Construction Sets and software, you will be able to build and program your project. Meet in the main level Computer Room in the Adult Services Department. You must have done the Dancing Birds, Smart Spinners and Drumming Monkey to do this activity. (R)

 

Lego Club (Ages 5 and up)

Friday, January 30 • 3:45 p.m.

Use your imagination to build your own creation. We will display your project in the Youth Services Department. (R)

 

-FEBRUARY-