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Wednesday March 29, 2017
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Spring Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, March 29 - May 17  -  No class April 12

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 5 years old. Children must be 3 years old by March 29. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday March 30, 2017
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

mother goose reading to goslings

March 30 - May 11  - No class April 13

For infants 10-24 months old. This class includes rhymes, stories, and music-and-movement activities. Only infants of this age and a parent/caregiver can participate. Older siblings are not eligible to attend.

Registration required, in person, March 22 - 29 at the Children's Services Desk.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Friday March 31, 2017
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Terrific Twos Program
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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March 10 - April 7

A program of stories, activities, crafts, and a book themed DVD  for 2 year olds

For  children, accompanied by an adult who are 2 years old as of March 10. Only the 2 year old and the parent/caregiver may come to the class. Siblings are not eligible to attend. 

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Sunday April 2, 2017
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Books and Bricks for Kids
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

LEGO bricks

For kids in Grades 1 through 5.

Do you love LEGO bricks? The Children's Library's program features a themed hour which will include stories and a LEGO building session.

Registration required and limited to 12, beginning 2 weeks before the session. Register by visiting or calling the Children's Services Desk.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Wednesday April 5, 2017
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Spring Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, March 29 - May 17  -  No class April 12

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 5 years old. Children must be 3 years old by March 29. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday April 6, 2017
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

mother goose reading to goslings

March 30 - May 11  - No class April 13

For infants 10-24 months old. This class includes rhymes, stories, and music-and-movement activities. Only infants of this age and a parent/caregiver can participate. Older siblings are not eligible to attend.

Registration required, in person, March 22 - 29 at the Children's Services Desk.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Friday April 7, 2017
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Terrific Twos Program
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

mother hen reading to chicks

March 10 - April 7

A program of stories, activities, crafts, and a book themed DVD  for 2 year olds

For  children, accompanied by an adult who are 2 years old as of March 10. Only the 2 year old and the parent/caregiver may come to the class. Siblings are not eligible to attend. 

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Tuesday April 11, 2017
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Turtle Dance Music Program
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Sensory-Friendly Music and Movement Show

For children 4 to 10 years old, especially for children with special needs and on the Autism Spectrum.

This inclusive musical program engages children through songs, movement, stories, projections, and interactive music technology.

The sensory experience helps kids learn and have fun at the same time. Parents are encouraged to attend the program with their children.

Registration required and limited to 30. Registration begins on March 27, at the Children's Services Desk.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
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Friday April 14, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Good Friday

Sorry We're Closed

 

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Sunday April 16, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Easter Sunday

Sorry We're Closed

 

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Monday April 17, 2017
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PJ Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

teddy bear with book

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

Children can come dressed in pajamas and bring a favorite bedtime pal.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Wednesday April 19, 2017
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Spring Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, March 29 - May 17  -  No class April 12

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 5 years old. Children must be 3 years old by March 29. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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One-on-One Demos For Parents - Online Resources For Kids
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

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Parents of children in Grades 2 through 5 are invited to join a Children's staff member for a one-on-one overview of several online resources offered at the library. Several databases will be included in the demonstrations. These resources provide information for students to assist them with homework and other school assignments.

Registration required and limited to 2 adults per demo. Register 2 weeks before the session in person or by phone.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Combined' Chess Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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For kids, Grades 1-7 who understand the basic rules and moves of the game.

Registration is required two weeks before the meeting by visiting or calling the Children’s Services Desk at 203-794-8756, Ex.5.
 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday April 20, 2017
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

mother goose reading to goslings

March 30 - May 11  - No class April 13

For infants 10-24 months old. This class includes rhymes, stories, and music-and-movement activities. Only infants of this age and a parent/caregiver can participate. Older siblings are not eligible to attend.

Registration required, in person, March 22 - 29 at the Children's Services Desk.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Puppet Workshop for Kids and Teens
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

robert rogers puppetry

Sponsored by the Krauss Estate

Along with help from Puppeteer Robert Rogers, kids and teens will learn the art of puppetry and create their own puppets for a performance during the last session.

Please note that when registering for Session 1, you will automatically be registered for all sessions in the series. Registrants are expected to attend all three sessions.

Session 1:  Thursday, April 20, 4:30-6:30 pm

Session 2:  Thursday, April 27, 4:30-6:30 pm

Session 3:  Friday, May 5, 5:30-7:30 pm (show begins at 6:30 pm)

Registration required and limited to 14 children (ages 7-10), and 6 teens (ages 11-14).

Registration begins April 3. Kids may register at the Children's Services Desk. Teens may register at the Teen Services Desk, or online.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 5 spaces available.
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Friday April 21, 2017
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Family Fun Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

owl reading to owlets

Fridays, April 21 - May 19

A new program of stories, music, activities, and a short film for families with children ages 2 through 6 years old  accompanied by their infant, toddler, and older siblings and their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Wednesday April 26, 2017
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Spring Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, March 29 - May 17  -  No class April 12

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 5 years old. Children must be 3 years old by March 29. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday April 27, 2017
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

mother goose reading to goslings

March 30 - May 11  - No class April 13

For infants 10-24 months old. This class includes rhymes, stories, and music-and-movement activities. Only infants of this age and a parent/caregiver can participate. Older siblings are not eligible to attend.

Registration required, in person, March 22 - 29 at the Children's Services Desk.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Puppet Workshop for Kids and Teens
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

robert rogers puppetry

Sponsored by the Krauss Estate

Along with help from Puppeteer Robert Rogers, kids and teens will learn the art of puppetry and create their own puppets for a performance during the last session.

Please note that when registering for Session 1, you will automatically be registered for all sessions in the series. Registrants are expected to attend all three sessions.

Session 1:  Thursday, April 20, 4:30-6:30 pm

Session 2:  Thursday, April 27, 4:30-6:30 pm

Session 3:  Friday, May 5, 5:30-7:30 pm (show begins at 6:30 pm)

Registration required and limited to 14 children (ages 7-10), and 6 teens (ages 11-14).

Registration begins April 3. Kids may register at the Children's Services Desk. Teens may register at the Teen Services Desk, or online.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Friday April 28, 2017
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Family Fun Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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Fridays, April 21 - May 19

A new program of stories, music, activities, and a short film for families with children ages 2 through 6 years old  accompanied by their infant, toddler, and older siblings and their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Wednesday May 3, 2017
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Spring Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, March 29 - May 17  -  No class April 12

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 5 years old. Children must be 3 years old by March 29. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Combined' Chess Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

chess pieces

For kids, Grades 1-7 who understand the basic rules and moves of the game.

Registration is required two weeks before the meeting by visiting or calling the Children’s Services Desk at 203-794-8756, Ex.5.
 

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
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Thursday May 4, 2017
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

mother goose reading to goslings

March 30 - May 11  - No class April 13

For infants 10-24 months old. This class includes rhymes, stories, and music-and-movement activities. Only infants of this age and a parent/caregiver can participate. Older siblings are not eligible to attend.

Registration required, in person, March 22 - 29 at the Children's Services Desk.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Friday May 5, 2017
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Family Fun Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

owl reading to owlets

Fridays, April 21 - May 19

A new program of stories, music, activities, and a short film for families with children ages 2 through 6 years old  accompanied by their infant, toddler, and older siblings and their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Puppet Workshop for Kids and Teens
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

robert rogers puppetry

Sponsored by the Krauss Estate

Along with help from Puppeteer Robert Rogers, kids and teens will learn the art of puppetry and create their own puppets for a performance during the last session.

Please note that when registering for Session 1, you will automatically be registered for all sessions in the series. Registrants are expected to attend all three sessions.

Session 1:  Thursday, April 20, 4:30-6:30 pm

Session 2:  Thursday, April 27, 4:30-6:30 pm

Session 3:  Friday, May 5, 5:30-7:30 pm (show begins at 6:30 pm)

Registration required and limited to 14 children (ages 7-10), and 6 teens (ages 11-14).

Registration begins April 3. Kids may register at the Children's Services Desk. Teens may register at the Teen Services Desk, or online.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
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Wednesday May 10, 2017
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Spring Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, March 29 - May 17  -  No class April 12

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 5 years old. Children must be 3 years old by March 29. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday May 11, 2017
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

mother goose reading to goslings

March 30 - May 11  - No class April 13

For infants 10-24 months old. This class includes rhymes, stories, and music-and-movement activities. Only infants of this age and a parent/caregiver can participate. Older siblings are not eligible to attend.

Registration required, in person, March 22 - 29 at the Children's Services Desk.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Friday May 12, 2017
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Family Fun Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

owl reading to owlets

Fridays, April 21 - May 19

A new program of stories, music, activities, and a short film for families with children ages 2 through 6 years old  accompanied by their infant, toddler, and older siblings and their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Monday May 15, 2017
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PJ Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

teddy bear with book

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

Children can come dressed in pajamas and bring a favorite bedtime pal.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Wednesday May 17, 2017
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Spring Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, March 29 - May 17  -  No class April 12

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 5 years old. Children must be 3 years old by March 29. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Friday May 19, 2017
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Family Fun Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

owl reading to owlets

Fridays, April 21 - May 19

A new program of stories, music, activities, and a short film for families with children ages 2 through 6 years old  accompanied by their infant, toddler, and older siblings and their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Sunday May 21, 2017
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Library Closed for Memorial Day Parade

Sorry We're Closed

 

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Sunday May 28, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

Sorry We're Closed

 

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Monday May 29, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

Sorry We're Closed

 

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Monday June 19, 2017
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Summer Reading Program - Build a Better World- Registration Begins Today
10:00 AM

BUILD A BETTER WORLD - SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2017

For kids entering Pre-School - Grade 5.

Registration begins today at the Children's Services Desk..

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Monday June 26, 2017
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Summer Reading 2017 Kick-Off Program
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

BUILD A BETTER WORLD WITH MAGIC

For kids 3  - 10 years old.

Using magic, ventriloquism, balloons, and storytelling, magician Bob Conrad will present an exciting show all about building and the world we lbe in, 

Program will be held in the Maria Parloa Community Room if it is raining or for any other reason it cannot be held on the Library Lawn.

No Registration Required but all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please bring a blanket or chair to sit on during the program.

 

 

LOCATION: Library Lawn
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Tuesday June 27, 2017
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Summer Reading Program - Build a Better World- Begins Today
10:00 AM

BUILD A BETTER WORLD - SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2017

For kids entering Pre-School - Grade 5.

Program  begins today.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
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Lunch Bunch Storytime
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, 11:30 - 12:00 noon

Stories, activities, and book-themed DVDs.

Children should bring their lunch or a snack to the program.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Children must be 3 years old by June 27. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday June 29, 2017
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Summer Craft Day
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

10:30 am - 4:00 pm

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

 Come in and make a fun project.. A new craft relating to our summer theme will be featured each week.

    No registration required.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Tuesday July 4, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Independence Day

Sorry We're Closed

 

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Wednesday July 5, 2017
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Lunch Bunch Storytime
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, 11:30 - 12:00 noon

Stories, activities, and book-themed DVDs.

Children should bring their lunch or a snack to the program.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Children must be 3 years old by June 27. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday July 6, 2017
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Summer Craft Day
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

10:30 am - 4:00 pm

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

 Come in and make a fun project.. A new craft relating to our summer theme will be featured each week.

    No registration required.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Wednesday July 12, 2017
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Lunch Bunch Storytime
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, 11:30 - 12:00 noon

Stories, activities, and book-themed DVDs.

Children should bring their lunch or a snack to the program.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Children must be 3 years old by June 27. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday July 13, 2017
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Summer Craft Day
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

10:30 am - 4:00 pm

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

 Come in and make a fun project.. A new craft relating to our summer theme will be featured each week.

    No registration required.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Wednesday July 19, 2017
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Lunch Bunch Storytime
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, 11:30 - 12:00 noon

Stories, activities, and book-themed DVDs.

Children should bring their lunch or a snack to the program.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Children must be 3 years old by June 27. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday July 20, 2017
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Summer Craft Day
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

10:30 am - 4:00 pm

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

 Come in and make a fun project.. A new craft relating to our summer theme will be featured each week.

    No registration required.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Wednesday July 26, 2017
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Lunch Bunch Storytime
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, 11:30 - 12:00 noon

Stories, activities, and book-themed DVDs.

Children should bring their lunch or a snack to the program.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Children must be 3 years old by June 27. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday July 27, 2017
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Summer Craft Day
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

10:30 am - 4:00 pm

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

 Come in and make a fun project.. A new craft relating to our summer theme will be featured each week.

    No registration required.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Wednesday August 2, 2017
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Lunch Bunch Storytime
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, 11:30 - 12:00 noon

Stories, activities, and book-themed DVDs.

Children should bring their lunch or a snack to the program.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Children must be 3 years old by June 27. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday August 3, 2017
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Summer Craft Day
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

10:30 am - 4:00 pm

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

 Come in and make a fun project.. A new craft relating to our summer theme will be featured each week.

    No registration required.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Saturday August 5, 2017
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Summer Reading Program - Build a Better World- Ends Today
10:00 AM

BUILD A BETTER WORLD - SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2017

For kids entering Pre-School - Grade 5.

Program ends today.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
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Monday September 4, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Labor Day

Sorry We're Closed

 

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Monday October 9, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Columbus Day

Sorry We're Closed

 

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Friday November 10, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Veterans Day

Sorry We're Closed

 

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Thursday November 23, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving

Sorry We're Closed

 

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Monday December 25, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Christmas Day

Sorry We're Closed

 

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