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DIY Snap Bracelets

All Day
Central Library Children’s Area
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Children’s Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Drop-in at the library to decorate your own snap bracelet. This craft will be kept at the Youth Desk and is first come, first served, while supplies last. One craft per child.  ...

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Children’s Program

Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Holidays, Gaming
Event Details:
The mischievous little elf is hiding somewhere in the Children's Area. Can you find him and win a prize? ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Kid's Craft Day: Holiday Tree Bookmarks

December 14, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: South Side Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holidays
Event Details:
Kids and families! Drop in at South from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM for our Saturday Craft Day! This week, kids can use our foam stickers and holiday tree foam cutouts to decorate a Holiday Tree Bookmark to take home! For youth ages 5 and up. This is a drop...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Legos at the Library

December 14, 2019
10:00am - 4:30pm
East Side Library Children’s Area
Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Library Children’s Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:
Build and create with Legos in the children’s area! All ages. ...
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Storytime

December 14, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Franklin Avenue Library Rosie's Rocket
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Library Rosie's Rocket
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
The whole family can come to the library for stories, rhymes and songs. ...
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Gingerbread Storytime

December 14, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
East Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Details:
Celebrate the best winter spice at East during this special storytime. Hear stories, songs, and more all about gingerbread and cookies, add to our library gingerbread house with your own decorations, and create and decorate your own gingerbread ...

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Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Furry Tales with Caper

December 14, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: South Side Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Children are encouraged to read with Caper, the therapy dog, at South! Caper is a friendly Pembroke Welsh Corgi who loves to hear stories! Walk in and choose a book to read to Caper in the Children's Area! For youth ages 3-12. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Furry Tales

December 14, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Kids! Stop by Rosie's Forest at Forest Avenue Library and read a book to a reading therapy dog! Reading to a dog is a great way to build reading/language skills while making a furry friend!...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

The Gift of Story

December 14, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Holidays, Performances
Event Details:
Irish American storyteller Maureen Korte writes, adapts, and tells stories of every genre, from every country for every kind of audience. Come hear her family winter and Christmas stories from around the world. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Holidays, Gaming
Event Details:
The mischievous little elf is hiding somewhere in the Children's Area. Can you find him and win a prize? ...
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

CANCELLED Furry Tales with Riley

December 15, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Franklin Avenue Library Rosie's Rocket
Cancelled
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Library Rosie's Rocket
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Play & Learn
Event Details:
This event has been cancelled.   We are sorry for an inconvenience. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Holidays, Gaming
Event Details:
The mischievous little elf is hiding somewhere in the Children's Area. Can you find him and win a prize? ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

North Side Library Holiday Flash Book Sale

All Day12/16 - 12/21
North Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales
Event Details:
The North Side Library is having a Holiday Flash Book Sale from December 16 through December 21 during library hours.  Pick up a last-minute gift--books, magazines, music and more!   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Forest Avenue Calming Room

December 16, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Forest Avenue Library Study Room
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Study Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Play & Learn
Event Details:
Do you need a calm place to play? Then come to the Forest Avenue Calming Room for a sensory interactive experience! This is an unsupervised, drop-in program for youth. Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old....
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.

Preschool Storytime

December 16, 2019
10:15am - 10:45am
Franklin Avenue Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Children ages three to five can come and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and more, followed by a craft. ...
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.

Play, Grow, Learn!

December 16, 2019
10:15am - 11:30am
Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Play & Learn
Event Details:
Play, Grow, Learn! is an opportunity for you to use the Imagination Station to explore early literacy tips and books, play with others, and develop early literacy skills using Forest Avenue Library's space and toys. This is an unsupervised, drop-in p...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Basic Computer Skills

December 16, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Event Details:
Visit us at the North Side Library every Monday to learn some computer basics. Create an email account, build a simple resume, and learn about the library catalog....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

East Side Book Discussion

December 16, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
East Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
We will be discussing Educated by Tara Westover. Coffee and treats will be served. Copies of the book may be picked up at the circulation desk. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Comics Creators

December 16, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Age Group: Teens, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Love Raina Telgemeier, superheroes, manga, graphic novels, and cartoons? Ready to let your artist flag fly? Then come to Comics Creators! We'll provide the paper and pens, you provide the creativity! This is an unsupervised, drop-in program. Children...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Minecraft Club

December 16, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Children
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:
Come build with us! Computers and iPads provided: just bring your imaginations. Ages 8-18....
This event is in the "Teens" group.

VolunTeens CANCELLED

December 16, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Franklin Avenue Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Are you looking for a great place to volunteer? Become a volunteen and help out with library projects and programs. Teens ages twelve to eighteen can pick up a teen volunteer application at the Franklin Avenue Library. Applications must be turned in ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Leap Here: Facebook Social Media Marketing Workshop

December 16, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Central Library Computer Lab
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Educational
Event Details:
Come learn more about how to build and grow a social media presence for your organization!!!  FREE - Social media marketing training for small businesses and non-profits. Get answers to questions such as: “How do I create a page?”, “What are ...
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

A Very Merry Rosie Holiday Storytime

December 16, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
South Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: South Side Library
Room: South Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holidays, Storytimes
Event Details:
Families and kids can join Miss Janee and Rosie the Reader for holiday fun during A Very Merry Rosie Holiday Storytime at 6:30 PM! Kids can hear holiday stories and songs, make holiday crafts and get their picture taken with Rosie the Reader! For you...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Holidays, Gaming
Event Details:
The mischievous little elf is hiding somewhere in the Children's Area. Can you find him and win a prize? ...
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.

Baby Rhyme Time

December 17, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Franklin Avenue Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us for rhymes, bounces, a story, and a short playtime. For caregivers and babies from newborns up to eighteen months. ...
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.

Mother Goose on the Loose

December 17, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
North Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
“Mother Goose on the Loose”, is a 30-minute nursery rhyme program for newborns to three-year-olds. The class helps to strengthen babies' and toddler's foundation for literacy with rhymes, rhythm, repetition, story, and movement....
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.

Mother Goose on the Loose!

December 17, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
East Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
“Mother Goose on the Loose”, is a 30-minute nursery rhyme program for newborns to three-year-olds. The class helps to strengthen babies' and toddler's foundation for literacy with rhymes, rhythm, repetition, story, and movement. Following the program...