Single and Series Programs

Fall 2014 Programs

***Registration for fall programs begins Saturday, August 30, 2014***

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! (R)

 

- September -

Meet, Share, Play (newborn to 12 months) 

Tuesday, September 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)

 

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

Tuesday, September 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)

 

In Spanish: Wrestling/Lucha Libre (Ages 4-8)

Wednesday, September 10 • 5:30 p.m.

In Spanish. Join us to read stories about wrestling. Bring your favorite toy. Share with us your favorites. You will have the opportunity to color your own masks too. (R)

 

Nature Club: National Parks (Ages 6-11)

Saturday, September 13 • 11:00 a.m.

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

 

Meet, Share, Play (newborn to 12 months) 

Tuesday, September 16 • 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: Drumming Monkey (Ages 9-14) 

Wednesday, September 17 • 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)

 

Squirrel Stories (Ages 4-7)

Wednesday, September 17 • 6:00 p.m.

Join us for this fun fall storytime. (R)

 

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

Thursday, September 18 • 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 Reference Desk beginning August 18th. (R)

 

Movie Night (PG) (All Ages)

Thursday, September 18  • 6:00 p.m.

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

 

Scrapbooking for Kids (Ages 8 and up) 

Saturday, September 20 • 1:00 p.m.

Bring photos, magazine cutouts or other images that you can cut and/or transform into memory or scrapbook pages.Create your own pages with your own style. (R)

 

Lego Robotics: Flying Birds (Ages 9-14) 

Wednesday, September 24 • 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)

 

Fall Fun(Ages 3-6)

Wednesday, September 24 • 6:00 p.m.

Come celebrate this fall program with stories and a craft. (R)

 

Lego Club (Ages 5 and up)

Friday, September 26 • 3:45 p.m.

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

 

Baby & Me (Ages 6-24 months)

Monday, September 29 • 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)

 

- 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)

 

 

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