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Adult Book Discussions!

Teen Book Club

March 4th,
1:30pm to 2:30pm
South Side Library

Students in grades 6th-12th are invited to read Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card. A snack is provided. Books are available at the Information Desk beginning January 7th.

Early Out @ Central: Build-It Fun

March 4th,
2:00pm to 4:45pm
Central Library

Stop by the Children's area at Central Library to explore, play, and have fun after school. We will provide some blocks, Duplos, and Legos and kids can get building. Parent/Guardian must be present with child, and supplies may be limited.

South Side Book Discussion

March 5th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
South Side Library

Join us for a discussion of Cuckoo's Calling, by Robert Galbraith. Ask at the information desk for a copy of the book. All are welcome!

Celebrate Dr. Seuss!

March 7th,
10:00am to 2:00pm
Franklin Avenue Library

Stop by the library between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for some self-guided activities celebrating everyone's favorite author's birthday. There will be activity sheets, a craft, and a scavenger hunt.

Soul Food Festival

March 7th,
11:00am to 2:00pm
Forest Avenue Library

Always the first Saturday in March! Please join the Friends of the Forest Avenue Library for their Annual Soul Food Festival! This fundraiser offers sweet potato pie, chicken, greens, corn bread and much more. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Forest Avenue Library.

Teens N' Tweens: Gaming Unplugged

March 11th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Central Library

Join your friends in the Teen Area for board and card games! We'll have a variety of games set out for you to play. Bring your friends and have fun!

Adult Book Discussion

March 16th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
East Side Library
We will be reading Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. Copies of the book may be picked up at the library. Treats provided.

Furry Tales: South Side

March 14th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
South Side Library

Children ages 3-12 are encouraged to read with Caper, the therapy dog, at the library. Caper is a friendly Pembroke Welsh Corgi who loves to hear stories! Walk in and sign up for a session in the children's area!

The Blank Park Zoo Presents Weird Animal Science

March 16th,
3:00pm to 3:45pm
Franklin Avenue Library

A special guest from the Blank Park Zoo (and several animal friends) will visit the library to explain some of the weird and wondrous things that animals can do. Thank you to the Friends of the Franklin Avenue Library for sponsoring this program.

Forest Avenue Book Discussion

March 16th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Forest Avenue Library

Join us for a discussion of Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown. Ask at the information desk for a copy of the book. All are welcome!

Comic Book Art!!!

March 17th,
5:00pm to 6:00pm
East Side Library

Come to the East Side Library to learn how to draw Comic Book Art with local artist Sean Eike! Children ages 8-18. Due to a limited number of spots registration is required.

Artsy Kids Special--Lego Robotics

March 18th,
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Franklin Avenue Library
Kids in 3rd through 8th grade can beat the spring break boredom by experimenting with our Lego Robotics kit. Please preregister for this program.

Superhero Scavenger Hunt

March 19th (All day)
East Side Library

Join us for the East Side Library's Superhero Scavenger Hunt! Stop by anytime on Thursday or Friday to complete the scavenger hunt and receive a prize.

Family Tae Kwon Do

March 20th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
East Side Library

Bring the family to the East Side Library and learn all about Tae Kwon Do from a local instructor! There will be demonstrations and hands on learning.

Super Hero Visit

March 21st,
1:00pm to 2:30pm
East Side Library

Join us on Saturday March 21st at the East Side Library to meet some of your favorite Superheroes. Don't forget your camera!!

Artsy Kids-Chalk Skyline

March 25th,
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Franklin Avenue Library

Our project this month is a dramatic city skyline made with chalk. This program is for children in grades 3-8 and requires preregistration.

Teen Book Club

March 30th,
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Franklin Avenue Library

Enjoy some delicious pizza as we talk about the book Legend by Marie Lu. Teens in grades 6 through 12 can find copies of the book and sign up for this program at the Information Desk.

Exploring the Great Midwest

March 31st,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Franklin Avenue Library

Dan Kaercher, retired founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living magazine, shares favorite destinations, insights, and often-hilarious tales gleaned during decades spent roaming the twelve-state Midwest region as a travel writer, author, and public television personality.