Saturday, September 23 - 10:00 AM
Storytime

Family Storytime provides an opportunity for caregivers to actively engage with their children under age 5. Together with a Youth Librarian, you can build early literacy skills in a welcoming environment through meaningful stories, songs, and play. Encourage a love of language and reading while practicing listening and cooperative tasks. We look forward to sharing this experience with you. Every Family Storytime is followed by a half hour of ABC Activity Time. No registration required.

**NOTE: The library is closed on Monday, October 9. There will be no programming on that day.

**NOTE: The Family Music Fest will take place on Saturday, October 14. Regular storytime attendees are invited to attend the 10:00AM musical act, Beverly Meyers - The Music Lady, instead of the Saturday Storytime.

Saturday, September 23 - 10:00 AM

Develop new skills to help you stay organized in casual work or personal projects with Excel 2016. Build your confidence and a solid understanding of this popular and powerful software. Learn to input, edit and format data into charts and basic graphs. We’ll show you additional resources to help you learn more on your own schedule. Basic mouse and computer skills required.

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Saturday, September 23 - 10:30 AM
ABC Time

ABC Activity Time offers a safe and informal environment for caregivers to interact with their young children. Experience a variety of hands-on and imaginative play opportunities while building social and cooperative skills with other young children and caregivers. No registration required.

**NOTE: The library is closed on Monday, October 9. There will be no programming on that day.

**NOTE: The Family Music Fest will take place on Saturday, October 14. Regular storytime attendees are invited to attend instead of the Saturday Storytime.

Saturday, September 23 - 11:00 AM

Play the Pokemon card game with some new folks, and chat about your shared desire to "catch 'em all." We'll supply the cards for you and teach you how to play. Ages 8 & up. No registration required.

Saturday, September 23 - 2:00 PM

Interested in writing? Join other adults to share your work, get feedback and discuss the craft of writing.

Saturday, September 23 - 2:00 PM

Children in ages 7-10 interested in science, technology, engineering and math will learn something new each month in a STEM topic. Get introduced to concepts through presentations, active exploration, and creative projects. Registration Required.

  • Saturday, September 23 - Spheros - Test drive these little rotund robots resembling BB8 without a head. You are the brains behind their movements. Registration is required and begins August 25.
  • Saturday, October 21 - HTML - Learn how computers process information and some basic HTML prompts. We'll meet in the Computer Lab and put our new knowledge to the test. Bring a flash drive to save your work for future editing opportunities. Registration is required and begins September 25.

 

Saturday, September 23 - 4:00 PM

Please join us for Special Needs Storytime: Count Me In! This is a sensory-friendly storytime filled with stories, songs and sign language especially designed for young children with developmental delays and disabilities. This program has been funded through the Dollar General Literacy Foundation grant.

Monday, September 25 - 10:00 AM
Storytime

Family Storytime provides an opportunity for caregivers to actively engage with their children under age 5. Together with a Youth Librarian, you can build early literacy skills in a welcoming environment through meaningful stories, songs, and play. Encourage a love of language and reading while practicing listening and cooperative tasks. We look forward to sharing this experience with you. Every Family Storytime is followed by a half hour of ABC Activity Time. No registration required.

**NOTE: The library is closed on Monday, October 9. There will be no programming on that day.

**NOTE: The Family Music Fest will take place on Saturday, October 14. Regular storytime attendees are invited to attend the 10:00AM musical act, Beverly Meyers - The Music Lady, instead of the Saturday Storytime.

Monday, September 25 - 10:00 AM

Preschool storytimes feature longer books, flannel board and rhymes designed for children ages 3 1/2 - 5. These activities help develop pre-reading and school-readiness skills.  Children must be able to sit independently and be attentive for 30 minutes. Parents may attend, if needed, to help transition their child to this program. All parents must remain in the children's department. Storytimes will be held in the Friends Activity Room starting Monday, September 11 through Friday, October 20. Please pick a Monday OR a Friday session. Registration begins August 25.

Mondays, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m., Register for Mondays

Fridays, 1:00 - 1:30 p.m., Register for Fridays

Monday, September 25 - 10:30 AM
ABC Time

ABC Activity Time offers a safe and informal environment for caregivers to interact with their young children. Experience a variety of hands-on and imaginative play opportunities while building social and cooperative skills with other young children and caregivers. No registration required.

**NOTE: The library is closed on Monday, October 9. There will be no programming on that day.

**NOTE: The Family Music Fest will take place on Saturday, October 14. Regular storytime attendees are invited to attend instead of the Saturday Storytime.

Monday, September 25 - 7:00 PM
D&D game play

Roll up some fun with kid-friendly Dungeons & Dragons Gaming!  Have fun using your imagination and problem-solving skills while meeting and socializing with others who enjoy role-playing games.  All playing materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own dice and/or D&D 5th Edition Character Sheet. This program is suggested for ages 9-12, and no registration is required.

Photo Umberhulks and Mindflayer just wont die! by Rhea C (CC BY-ND 2.0)

Tuesday, September 26 - 10:00 AM

Designed for babies 18 months and younger with a loving adult, Baby Storytime features simple stories, songs, and rhymes carefully chosen to build awareness of language and vocabulary, foster a love of books, and provide a fun, interactive experience for babies and parents/caregivers.

Registration opens August 25.

Tuesday, September 26 - 10:30 AM
ABC Time

ABC Activity Time offers a safe and informal environment for caregivers to interact with their young children. Experience a variety of hands-on and imaginative play opportunities while building social and cooperative skills with other young children and caregivers. No registration required.

**NOTE: The library is closed on Monday, October 9. There will be no programming on that day.

**NOTE: The Family Music Fest will take place on Saturday, October 14. Regular storytime attendees are invited to attend instead of the Saturday Storytime.

Tuesday, September 26 - 7:00 PM
Storytime

Family Storytime provides an opportunity for caregivers to actively engage with their children under age 5. Together with a Youth Librarian, you can build early literacy skills in a welcoming environment through meaningful stories, songs, and play. Encourage a love of language and reading while practicing listening and cooperative tasks. We look forward to sharing this experience with you. Every Family Storytime is followed by a half hour of ABC Activity Time. No registration required.

**NOTE: The library is closed on Monday, October 9. There will be no programming on that day.

**NOTE: The Family Music Fest will take place on Saturday, October 14. Regular storytime attendees are invited to attend the 10:00AM musical act, Beverly Meyers - The Music Lady, instead of the Saturday Storytime.

Tuesday, September 26 - 7:00 PM

The Kindness Rock Project is a movement sweeping the nation. The idea is actually quite simple, paint rocks with pretty and inspirational messages and place them around town in the hopes of brightening someone's day! To help keep this movement going, adults 18 and older are invited to join us for a rock painting party. Paint, rocks and other supplies will be provided - just bring your creativity and inspirational messages and then enjoy hiding your completed rocks around town. Registration Required

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