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Upcoming Events

Oct
21
Sun
all-day JPL Pumpkin Decorating Contest
JPL Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Oct 21 – Oct 30 all-day
To enter our annual contest, bring your (ARTIFICIAL) literary-themed pumpkins to the library for display any day from October 21st to October 30th.  Winners will be announced October 31st.
Oct
22
Mon
5:30 pm Stitch In @ Teen Department
Stitch In @ Teen Department
Oct 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grades 6-12; no registration. Hang out, chat, and stitch!  Learn to loom knit and create a hat or scarf for donation to local charity Chase the Chill plus one for yourself.  We provide looms and[...]
Oct
23
Tue
9:30 am Movers and Shakers @ Storytime Room
Movers and Shakers @ Storytime Room
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:10 am
Suggested age: Birth to 2 years Wow! Wiggling, giggling, singing, shaking, it all happens on Tuesdays! This 40 minute play-and movement-based program is for infants and toddlers and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy[...]
10:45 am Movers and Shakers @ Storytime Room
Movers and Shakers @ Storytime Room
Oct 23 @ 10:45 am – 11:25 am
Suggested age: Birth to 2 years Wow! Wiggling, giggling, singing, shaking, it all happens on Tuesdays! This 40 minute play-and movement-based program is for infants and toddlers and their families. Library staff encourage early literacy[...]
3:00 pm Makerspace Open Hours
Makerspace Open Hours
Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Our Makerspace is open! Library staff will assist on a walk-in, first come, first serve basis. FREE. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. LIBRARY CARD NOT NEEDED. Patrons under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by[...]