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Friday June 23, 2017
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Toddler Time - (please note time change for the summer)
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Upcycle It!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We can care for our environment and

have fun by turning trash into treasure!  We'll

share a couple of insipiring stories, play

recycled bowling and make an upcycled puzzle-

piece monogram to take home.  For kids ages 8 - 12.  REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN 2 WEEKS PRIOR

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Monday June 26, 2017
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Brown-Bag-It Storytime
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Bring your lunch to the library for a

picnic and stories!  We'll eat outside

on the grass, weather-permitting, so

be sure to bring some blankets!  New books will 

be featured and read by Miss Katrina :)

REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN 2 WEEKS PRIOR.

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Tuesday June 27, 2017
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Kindergarten Prep Classes
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Kindergarten PrepLooking for an alternative to preschool?  This program supports parents in their roles as their child's first and most influential teachers.  During this 7-week workshop, we will introduce you and your child to library resources, provide opportunities for social play and skill development, and teach you a variety of fun math, reading, and writing activities that you can do with your child at home to help prepare them for school.

This workshop is for kids entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2018 who have not attended preschool.

Registration is required.  To register, please call the Children's Services Department.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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A Get Ready for Kindergarten Program
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

The YMCA Family & Community Partnership

invites your family to a FREE "Get Ready

for Kindergarten" event for children entering

Kindergarten in September 2017.  The "D.W. Counts

Down to Kindergarten" traveling play performed by City Stage Co. starts @ 10:30, followed by a performance

by Mr. Kim of Appletree Arts @ 11:00.  A book giveaway is also included!  

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Drop in Legos
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Stop and create with friends!  Complete a challenge-of-the

day or browse through our collection of Lego idea books to

build your own.  This program supports STEAM (Science, Technology,

Engineering, Arts & Math) learning.

For kids in grades K thru 5.  No registration necessary.

 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
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Mother Goose on the Loose
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Kindness Rocks!
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Inspire others with acts of kindness this

summer !  Paint an assortment of rocks, write words

of kindness on them, and build our library rock garden

outside.  People are invited to take a rock and leave one

in its place.  This program is for kids ages 8 - 12.

REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN 2 WEEKS PRIOR

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Movie Night
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a fun movie!  Feel free to come

in your jammies and bring a blanket to relax

on while you watch!  All ages are welcome.

Please give us a call for the movie

title.

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Thursday June 29, 2017
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Music Mashup (please note the time change)
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE FOR THE SUMEMR!!

An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  

We will use instruments, scarves, and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise!

No registration required.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Brownies & Board Games
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Fill the afternoon slump with board games and your

bellies with brownies!  We have a wide assortment of 

games to play, or bring your own.  Be sure to invite a 

friend along.  For families with children ages 6 - 12.

REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN 2 WEEKS PRIOR

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 29 spaces available.
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Friday June 30, 2017
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Toddler Time (please note time change)
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
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Mother Goose on the Loose
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Movie Night
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a fun movie!  Feel free to come

in your jammies and bring a blanket to relax

on while you watch!  All ages are welcome.

Please give us a call for the movie

title.

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Thursday July 6, 2017
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Music Mashup (please note the time change)
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE FOR THE SUMEMR!!

An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  

We will use instruments, scarves, and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise!

No registration required.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Friday July 7, 2017
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Toddler Time
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Crafternoon
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop by the Children's Room

and make the craft of the day!

We will have all the fun materials

you will need!  All ages are welcome.

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Monday July 10, 2017
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STEM Towers
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Explore engineering as we complete building

challenges:  build the tallest newpaper tower, 

try your hand at giant Jenga, and more!

For kids ages 8 - 12.  Registration will begin

2 weeks prior to event.

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Tuesday July 11, 2017
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Kindergarten Prep Classes
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Kindergarten PrepLooking for an alternative to preschool?  This program supports parents in their roles as their child's first and most influential teachers.  During this 7-week workshop, we will introduce you and your child to library resources, provide opportunities for social play and skill development, and teach you a variety of fun math, reading, and writing activities that you can do with your child at home to help prepare them for school.

This workshop is for kids entering Kindergarten in the fall who have not attended preschool.

Registration is required.  To register, please call the Children's Services Department.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Wednesday July 12, 2017
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Mother Goose on the Loose
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Brown-Bag-It Storytime
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Bring your lunch to the library for a

picnic and stories!  We'll eat outside

on the grass, weather-permitting, so

be sure to bring some blankets!  New books will 

be featured and read by Miss Katrina :)

REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN 2 WEEKS PRIOR.

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Movie Night
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a fun movie!  Feel free to come

in your jammies and bring a blanket to relax

on while you watch!  All ages are welcome.

Please give us a call for the movie

title.

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Thursday July 13, 2017
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Music Mashup (please note the time change)
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE FOR THE SUMEMR!!

An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  

We will use instruments, scarves, and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise!

No registration required.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Lunch with Your School Librarians
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Northboro school librarians- Ms. Kellner, Ms. Giancola, Ms. Remillard, and Ms. King  are coming for lunch!  Bring your box or bag lunch and come hang out with your library teacher.  Talk about what you're reading, do some Reader's Theater, and enjoy the company of good friends!

Registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Friday July 14, 2017
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Toddler Time @ Assabet Park on Rt. 135
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required.  Today's Toddler Time will take place @ Assabet Park!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Monday July 17, 2017
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Pajama Storytime
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Wear your pj's, bring your favorite stuffy and

come listen to some stories before bedtime!

Families are welcome :)

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Tuesday July 18, 2017
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Kindergarten Prep Classes
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Kindergarten PrepLooking for an alternative to preschool?  This program supports parents in their roles as their child's first and most influential teachers.  During this 7-week workshop, we will introduce you and your child to library resources, provide opportunities for social play and skill development, and teach you a variety of fun math, reading, and writing activities that you can do with your child at home to help prepare them for school.

This workshop is for kids entering Kindergarten in the fall who have not attended preschool.

Registration is required.  To register, please call the Children's Services Department.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Drop in Legos
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Stop and create with friends!  Complete a challenge-of-the

day or browse through our collection of Lego idea books to

build your own.  This program supports STEAM (Science, Technology,

Engineering, Arts & Math) learning.

For kids in grades K thru 5.  No registration necessary.

 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Wednesday July 19, 2017
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Mother Goose on the Loose
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Stories & Songs to Build a Better World with Davis Bates
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Hear how the bear missed the train, how coyote got

his howl, and about the bravery of a rainbow-colored

parrot.  Be prepared to sing, move and dance!

Families are welcome!

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Movie Night
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a fun movie!  Feel free to come

in your jammies and bring a blanket to relax

on while you watch!  All ages are welcome.

Please give us a call for the movie

title.

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Thursday July 20, 2017
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Young Scientists - presented by the YMCA Community Partnership
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

In this free workshop, children will learn

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

concepts through hands-on activities, storytime, challenges

and simple experiments.

 Registration is required for each session and will open 2 weeks prior to the session date

                                 For children ages 3 - 5 with their caregiver (siblings are welcome).

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Fantastic Beasts
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Explore the Wizarding World and its fantastic

beasts through the lens of an American muggle 

(aka No-Maj).  Trivia, art, and fun snacks will happen

today!  For kids ages 8 - 12.  Registration will begin

two weeks prior to this event.

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Friday July 21, 2017
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Toddler Time
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Crafternoon
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop by the Children's Room

and make the craft of the day!

We will have all the fun materials

you will need!  All ages are welcome.

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Monday July 24, 2017
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Kindness Rocks!
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Inspire others with acts of kindness this

summer !  Paint an assortment of rocks, write words

of kindness on them, and build our library rock garden

outside.  People are invited to take a rock and leave one

in its place.  This program is for kids ages 8 - 12.

REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN 2 WEEKS PRIOR

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Tuesday July 25, 2017
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Kindergarten Prep Classes
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Kindergarten PrepLooking for an alternative to preschool?  This program supports parents in their roles as their child's first and most influential teachers.  During this 7-week workshop, we will introduce you and your child to library resources, provide opportunities for social play and skill development, and teach you a variety of fun math, reading, and writing activities that you can do with your child at home to help prepare them for school.

This workshop is for kids entering Kindergarten in the fall who have not attended preschool.

Registration is required.  To register, please call the Children's Services Department.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Crafternoon
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop by the Children's Room

and make the craft of the day!

We will have all the fun materials

you will need!  All ages are welcome.

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Mini-Golf in the Stacks
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Mini-golf in the stacks is not your

typical golfing experience!  Wind your way

through a 9-hole mini-golf course in the

Children's Room.  Fun for families.  A tee time

is required and will be open for registration on July 11th.

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Wednesday July 26, 2017
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Mother Goose on the Loose
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Movie Night
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a fun movie!  Feel free to come

in your jammies and bring a blanket to relax

on while you watch!  All ages are welcome.

Please give us a call for the movie

title.

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Thursday July 27, 2017
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UFUND's Start U Reading Program with Winnie the Pooh
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for UFUND's Start U Reading program

with Winnie the Pooh!  There will be stories and a photo

op with Winnie.  Come meet the most loveable bear this summer!

For families.

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Friday July 28, 2017
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Toddler Time @ Assabet Park on Rt. 135
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required.  Today's Toddler Time will take place @ Assabet Park!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Brown-Bag-It Storytime
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Bring your lunch to the library for a

picnic and stories!  We'll eat outside

on the grass, weather-permitting, so

be sure to bring some blankets!  New books will 

be featured and read by Miss Katrina :)

REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN 2 WEEKS PRIOR.

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Monday July 31, 2017
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Museum of Science: Blizzards!
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Engineer a tree house to withstand high winds,

and save skiers from a wild mountain avalanche.

With two exciting activities, this hands-on

workshop gives kids a chance to plan, build and test

their designs against the forces of nature.  For

kids ages 6-12.  Registration will begin 2 weeks prior to this event.

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Tuesday August 1, 2017
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Kindergarten Prep Classes
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Kindergarten PrepLooking for an alternative to preschool?  This program supports parents in their roles as their child's first and most influential teachers.  During this 7-week workshop, we will introduce you and your child to library resources, provide opportunities for social play and skill development, and teach you a variety of fun math, reading, and writing activities that you can do with your child at home to help prepare them for school.

This workshop is for kids entering Kindergarten in the fall who have not attended preschool.

Registration is required.  To register, please call the Children's Services Department.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Tower Hill Botanical Garden-Trash to Treasure Bird House
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Come craft bird houses using upcycled milk cartons!

The importance of recycling, rethinking and reusing everyday objects will be discussed,

as well as what type of birds you may find in your yard!

REGISTRATION REQUIRED    FOR AGES 7-12

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 11:00 AM     
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Tuesday August 8, 2017
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Kindergarten Prep Classes
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Kindergarten PrepLooking for an alternative to preschool?  This program supports parents in their roles as their child's first and most influential teachers.  During this 7-week workshop, we will introduce you and your child to library resources, provide opportunities for social play and skill development, and teach you a variety of fun math, reading, and writing activities that you can do with your child at home to help prepare them for school.

This workshop is for kids entering Kindergarten in the fall who have not attended preschool.

Registration is required.  To register, please call the Children's Services Department.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Tuesday August 15, 2017
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Kindergarten Prep Classes
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Kindergarten PrepLooking for an alternative to preschool?  This program supports parents in their roles as their child's first and most influential teachers.  During this 7-week workshop, we will introduce you and your child to library resources, provide opportunities for social play and skill development, and teach you a variety of fun math, reading, and writing activities that you can do with your child at home to help prepare them for school.

This workshop is for kids entering Kindergarten in the fall who have not attended preschool.

Registration is required.  To register, please call the Children's Services Department.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Thursday August 31, 2017
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Minecraft Club
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join our growing club! You are not required to have your own Minecraft account to participate. This club is for all students in grades 6-12.  Registration is required, space is limited.  All club meetings will take place in the Computer Lab. Due to the popularity of this program and the limited space it is very important that you let us know ASAP if you can no longer attend.

LOCATION: Computer Lab
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