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Upcoming Events

Nov
12
Tue
4:00 pm Movers and Shakers @ Children's Department-Storytime Room
Movers and Shakers @ Children's Department-Storytime Room
Nov 12 @ 4:00 pm – 4:40 pm
This 40-minute play and movement-based program is for infants, toddlers, and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy developing through talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Families are encouraged to participate and after activities are[...]
6:00 pm Game Night–International Games W... @ Community Room East
Game Night–International Games W... @ Community Room East
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
International Games Week may be over, but the gaming fun hasn’t stopped!  We’re “unplugged” this month, so it’s cards, chess, board games, and wall-sized Pictionary.  (We’re taking a break from video games.) Grades 6-12; no[...]
Nov
13
Wed
9:30 am Tales for 2s and 3s @ Children's Department-Storytime Room
Tales for 2s and 3s @ Children's Department-Storytime Room
Nov 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Suggested age: 2-3 years old The library staff use this 30-minute storytime to share our favorite books, rhymes, and songs. Families are encouraged to help build literacy skills through participation. Age-appropriate story time extension activities[...]
11:00 am Fun for 4s and 5s @ Children's Department
Fun for 4s and 5s @ Children's Department
Nov 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Suggested age: 4 to 5 years During this 30-minute storytime, library staff will share books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, puppets, and more! Hands-on activities that develop literacy skills and school readiness will be shared. Families are[...]
4:00 pm Family Stories
Family Stories
Nov 13 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Suggested age: 2 to 5 years Library staff read books, sing songs, share rhymes and fingerplays, and offer hands-on activities to build literacy skills and develop school readiness skills. Families are encouraged to participate, and[...]