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This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Kid's Art Cart

February 29, 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: South Side Library
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Kids and Families! Visit the Art Cart at South from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM in the Elementary Area! We'll have different art projects and crafts that are self-led to choose from to make and take! For youth ages 3 and up. Parent/guardian must be present w...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Furry Tales with Shanti

February 29, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Franklin Avenue Library Rosie's Rocket
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Library Rosie's Rocket
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Come to the library and hang out with therapy dog Shanti. Shanti is a licensed therapy dog who is excited to meet some new friends. He will be in the Children's Area from 10:30-11:30 a.m. for kids to come in and read to him, give him a snuggle, or ju...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dance Baby Yoda: Scratch Animation

February 29, 2020
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Central Library Computer Lab
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Computer Lab
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Use the force of Scratch Animation to make your own Baby Yoda cartoon and teach him to dance with simple coding. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Green Screen Magic

February 29, 2020
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Central Library Computer Lab
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Computer Lab
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Jump into a movie with our green screen magic.  You will learn how to use a tablet and a green sheet to go places near and far.   ...
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Toddler Art: On the Farm

March 2, 2020
9:00am - 8:00pm
Central Library Children’s Area
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Children’s Area
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Practice your fine motor skills with non toxic, washable art supplies. This process-based activity  involves toddler-appropriate activities and explores sensory-play. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Comics Creators

March 2, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Forest Avenue Library Children’s Area
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Children’s Area
Age Group: Children, Teens
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 "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Storytime

March 2, 2020
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: Storytimes
Event Details:
Bring the family at night for stories, songs, and occasional crafts that prepares your children for school! You can even wear your jammies! All ages welcome! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Franklin Creative Readers

March 3, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Franklin Avenue Library Children’s Area
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Library Children’s Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Details:
Read a story, explore and create with art and STEM activities! Bring your imagination and join us in the children's area. Ages 3 years to 8 years. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Level Up!

March 3, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:
Join us every Tuesday as we play Roblox, Minecraft, and more. Grades 3-8.  ...
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos y Canciones Bilingües

March 3, 2020
6:00pm - 6:30pm
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, Play & Learn, Storytimes
Event Details:
Come and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in English and Spanish. Venga y disfrute cuentos, rimas, canciones, y manualidades en inglés y español. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Family Storytime

March 3, 2020
6:15pm - 6:45pm
Franklin Avenue Library Rosie's Rocket
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Library Rosie's Rocket
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
The whole family can come to the library for stories, rhymes and songs. Rosie's Rocket Reading Room ...
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Storytime: Armpit Fudge

March 3, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Central Library Imagination Station
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Imagination Station
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Listen to some very stinky stories and learn the science of making your own fudge with the help of your armpit and a plastic bag. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Children’s Program

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

This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Forest Avenue Calming Room

March 4, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Forest Avenue Library Study Room
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Study Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, 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 "Children" group.

Science Wednesdays: Science Is Magic!

March 4, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Franklin Avenue Library Meeting Room
Registration
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Play & Learn
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Is it magic or is it science?  Sometimes it is hard to tell.  This month we will be doing science experiments and activities that are almost like magic. Science Wednesdays is an opportunity for kids ages six to twelve to explore differen...
This event is in the "Children" group.

B.A.M. (Books, Art, Create) : Fold a Magic Paper Cube

March 4, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library Imagination Station
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Imagination Station
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Learn how to fold an amazing paper cube that magically changes pictures!  Please register to save your spot! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Central Parking

Free library parking is available in Central's underground parking garage for two hours per visit. Parking around the library is metered at various costs from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Break or Make Lab

March 4, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
East Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Event Details:
It's time to break it and make it! Do you wonder how things are made? Join us for a monthly deconstruction lab where we take apart common objects, see what parts they contain, and create something new from the pieces. Take your work of art home when ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Youth Makerspace

March 4, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Educational, Play & Learn
Event Details:
Join us every Wednesday as we explore different STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related activities.  Grades 3-8.  ...
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Storytime

March 4, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Families can enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs together on Wednesday nights. It's a great way for busy families to relax and listen to stories together. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Play, Grow, Learn!

March 5, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
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: Play & Learn
Event Details:
Join us at the Franklin Library for open play and more! Meet families with other young children, check out our awesome picture books, and engage in the five simple steps to success - Read, Write, Sing, Play, and Talk! We will have a variety of t...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Children" group.

LEGO Fridays

March 6, 2020
10:00am - 5:00pm
Franklin Avenue Library Children’s Area
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Library Children’s Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Play & Learn
Event Details:
The LEGO bricks will be available in the Children's Area, so bring your imagination and get ready to build. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Traditional, Folk, and Bollywood Dance of India with CultureALL

March 6, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Registration
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:
CultureALL Ambassador, Pragnya Yogesh, will teach us some of India’s most popular dances! Space is limited, so please register. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Children’s Program

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

This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Kid's Art Cart

March 7, 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: South Side Library
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Kids and Families! Visit the Art Cart at South from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM in the Elementary Area! We'll have different craft materials and projects on a cart that are self-led to choose from to make and take! For youth ages 3 and up. Parent/guardian mu...
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Visit the Art Cart

March 7, 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm
Franklin Avenue Library Children’s Area
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Library Children’s Area
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Art supplies will be available in the Children's Area.  Bring your imagination and creativity and make something amazing! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Craftivities: DIY Popsicle Puzzle

March 7, 2020
10:00am - 5:00pm
Central Library Children’s Area
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Children’s Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Come to the library and create your very own puzzle with popsicle sticks! This is a drop-in, unsupervised activity. Parent/guardian must be present with children. Craft available while supplies last.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Furry Tales with Shanti

March 7, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Franklin Avenue Library Rosie's Rocket
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Library Rosie's Rocket
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Come to the library and hang out with therapy dog Shanti. Shanti is a licensed therapy dog who is excited to meet some new friends. He will be in the Children's Area from 10:30-11:30 a.m. for kids to come in and read to him, give him a snuggle, or ju...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Comics Creators

March 9, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Forest Avenue Library Children’s Area
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Children’s Area
Age Group: Children, Teens
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 "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Dinosaur Party!

March 9, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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, Educational, Play & Learn, Storytimes
Event Details:
Kids! Pick up a shovel and brush and learn about prehistoric fossils at South! Listen to dinosaur stories and songs. Afterwards, kids can learn about dinosaurs with our stations! Be ready to get a little dirty. Kids can create your own fossil, dig fo...