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Comic Creations

Thursday, September 28 | 6:00-8:00 pm

For ages 8-and up. Registration encouraged, but walk-ins will be welcome. Join us for a fun night of Comic Creations as we recognize National Comic Book Day! Explore and create using ComicLife©. Participants can clip, draw, transform, and caption their own comics. Plenty of inspiration in the form of graphic novels will be provided. This program will take place on the second floor in the Teen Suite—registration will take place at the Adult Reference Desk.

 


 

Tween Candy Sushi

Sunday, October 1  | 1:30 pm

Brush up on your chopstick skills! This fun program for tweens aged 8-14 will be Sunday, October 1 at 1:30 pm in the library’s Community Room. Similar to the TV show MasterChef Junior, participants will be given a secret ingredient to incorporate into their candy sushi creations. Prizes will be awarded for the most realistic, most creative, and best-in-show creations. The program is limited to 25 participants and registration is required. Registration begins Sunday, September 3; please call or visit Youth Services to register. Some ingredients used may contain traces of common allergens. Please call if you have concerns and we will do our best to accommodate your child’s needs.

 

No School Day—Origami

 

Tuesday, October 10th | 1:00—3:00 pm

All ages are welcome. No registration needed. Try your hand at origami—we will have idea books, directions, and paper available. You can make flowers, animals and Star Wars creations too! This is a drop-in program, so come and stay for 10 minutes or 2 hours.

 


 

Happy Halloween!

Tuesday, October 31 | 3:00—5:00 pm

All ages are welcome. No registration needed. Join us for snacks, games, crafts and stories at our Halloween Open House. Stop in any time between 3:00 and 5:00. A special treat for children who come in costume!

 

 

PLAYGROUP

Fridays 9:30-10:30am

For preschool age or younger and their caregivers in the Youth Program Room.  This is not structured as storytime. No registration is required, however, space is limited so please check in at the Youth Services Desk.

 

READ TO ROVER

Readers who want to practice their reading skills can stop by the library on the days and times listed below and read to a trained therapy dog. Bring a book from home or choose one from the library shelves. No registration is required.

Meet the dogs

Bo

Bo is at the library on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 - 7:00 pm 

Bo the Trained Therapy Dog 

 

STORYTIMES

For Storytime programming information, click here.

 

Upcoming Parents / Educators Events

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Connected Parenting of Children Ages 3-5

Saturday, October 7, 1:00 pm
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Fine Fun Motor Skills to Promote Handwriting

Monday, October 16, 6:00 pm
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Connected Parenting of School Aged Children

Saturday, October 21, 1:00 pm
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Challenging Behaviors

Wednesday, November 1, 6:00 pm
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Connected Parenting of Children Ages 1-3

Saturday, November 4, 1:00 pm
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