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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years with an adult caregiver. It includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.(storytime1) Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Stories for Babies
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Location
Hightower Children's Orientation Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!

Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time.
Storytime1
Santa1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Families can come and enjoy some holiday fun while decorating a gingerbread house together on December 16th at 11:00 a.m. One house per family and pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.Storytime1
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Reading Buddies is a weekly program that allows school-age students to work one-on-one with a teen volunteer to help boost reading skills such as fluency and comprehension. Once each week, a Big Buddy and a Little Buddy pair to read together. The Big Buddy’s job is to be a mentor, coach and role model to foster the little buddy's love of reading! A love of books is contagious — and maybe even life-changing — for both Buddies.
Pre-registration required, request registration forms at the Argyle Reference Desk and / or Children's department ReadingBuddies1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Join us for all things fun on this Saturday afternoon! Each time, it will be something different and always a surprise presented by either our wonderful staff or Kiwanis volunteers. What will it be this time? Craft? Storytime? Games? Come and find out! Other1
Location
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
For children ages 7-12. This program features a short book discussion from the children's library and a related craft or activity. Meets the 3rd Saturday of each month. Bookclub1 Winter1
Location
Conference Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us for a book club just for kids! Our book for this month is Roald Dahl's Matilda. Take part in a book inspired craft activity, fun book discussion, and as a special treat a viewing of the movie inspired by the book! Check the children's desk for more information!
For ages 5 to 12.
Bookclub1
Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Players by the Sea will perform songs from their holiday show based on the New Line Cinema hit, Elf. Buddy,a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. JPL 50
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Bring your imagination and creativity! The library will supply the inspiration and the building supplies! We will read a book and challenge you to create a LEGO® bricks masterpiece. Ages 5-12
Stem1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
This school aged and teen program will give them opportunity to develop teamwork skill, and sportsmanship through board games and activities.
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Calling all Pokémon fans! Come and share all things Pokémon, such as movies, books, and card games! Anyone ages 8-18 are welcome. Other1
Location
Conference Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 18, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 18, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies begins with Stories for Babies lap-sit program for children from birth to walking and their caregiver. This program will include rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. The program then transitions to a sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play.
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 18, 2017
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtsCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 18, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension.
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 18, 2017
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Homeschoolers are invited to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math at the library! STEM1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 18, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join us for this exciting new program where children learn about fun topics; try hand-on projects and meet special community guests. For ages 6-12. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Room A and B
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. The class culminates in an interactive art exploration during which story time themes are further explored using various art techniques, tools, and materials at different stations. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five.
ArtsCrafts1
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!
Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
This program is for children 0 to 5 years with an adult caregiver. This program includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A short lapsit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. This program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interaction between parent and child. Attendance is limited. Please obtain ticket in Children's Dept. Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room A
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for a short craft to promote prewriting skills and creativity.ArtsCrafts1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
This program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. The class culminates in an interactive art exploration during which story time themes are further explored using various art techniques, tools, and materials at different stations. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five.
ArtsCrafts1
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
A short program for babies and toddlers with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time
11:05 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children 0 to 5 years with an adult caregiver. This program includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
School age kids from ages 5-12 are invited to join us for some holiday fun! To help us get in the holiday spirit, we'll read a Santa story, play a few games, then finish up by writing our letters to Santa and mailing them to the North Pole! Winter1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Looking to develop your chops, or maybe just feel like playing music with a few friends? Grab your instrument and head on down every other Tuesday where we will learn some basic music skills and some cool old songs. Horns, guitars, vocalist, percussion... all are welcome!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Test your architectural skills with an hour of building with Lego bricks. Join in optional challenges or build anything your imagination can create! For children ages 5-12. STEM1
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies and toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Babies – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies begins with Stories for Babies lap-sit program for children from birth to walking and their caregiver. This program will include rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. The program then transitions to a sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play. ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED. Storytime 1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!
Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Toddlers – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED. Storytime 1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This engaging storytime incorporates the six pre-literacy skills that help children get ready for school. This program includes stories, finger plays, and crafts. For children ages birth to 5 accompanied by their grown-up.Storytime1.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies and toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Let your imagination run wild in this inventive and engaging program as we make sculptures, collages, mobiles, and more. Meet new friends, gain confidence and have some fun as new techniques are mastered. Ages 5 to 12.
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!
Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Storytime1
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
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Please join us for Mr. Paul's Painting program. During this program, children ages 5-12 are introduced to developmentally appropriate painting activities that promote creative interpretation and expression. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Demonstrate and have participants wrap packages. Supplies available to make own wrapping paper. Bring box or present to wrap. Winter1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Turn It Up: Surf's Up@Beaches Branch will introduce you to local food, arts, music and demonstrations. Join us for our Holiday Extravaganza featuring the ABET performance of The Ultimate Christmas Show, Beaches Photography Club display and demo and an appearance by Santa Claus. This is a perfect time for the whole family to come enjoy the library, get loud and have a great time. NO SHUSHING ALLOWED!
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance will be limited.
Storytime1 Summer1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You're invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself. Parents, please remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, however the program will end promptly at the designated time. For children ages birth to five with their grown-up.
Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!
Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time. Storytime1 Winter1

Storytime1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
This program is for children 0-5 years old with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtsCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
The learning continues! Each week, we will offer a free play opportunity for parents and children to play, learn and laugh! Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance will be limited.
Storytime1 Summer1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Area
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Need a little something for your tree? Join us for an afternoon craft of ornament making! Materials provided and program will be open to all ages. Winter1
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
The library will be transformed for an evening of games, workshops, demonstrations, meet-ups, art projects and more. Learn a new craft, make new friends and Turn It UP.
Location
Community Room A & B
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for I-Ready Lab time! Space is limited. Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Let your imagination run wild in this inventive and engaging program as we make sculptures, collages, mobiles, and more. Meet new friends, gain confidence and have some fun as new techniques are mastered. Ages 5 to 12.
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Take part in hands-on, minds-on exploration of science, technology, engineering and math concepts. Together we’ll explore, create and discover through challenges, experiments and projects. Whether building boats or playing games, you’ll have so much fun you won’t realize you’re actually learning, Kids will have an ice day with us as we discover the right way to build igloos… with marshmallows! What a sweet way to spend an afternoon and learn some engineering techniques along the way. For children ages 5 – 12. STEM1 Winter1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Test your architectural skills with an hour of building with Lego bricks! Join in optional challenges or build anything your imagination can create! For ages 6 – 12 Stem1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Meeting
Location
Conference Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Take a break from technology! Unplug and unwind at the library’s relaxing coloring stations. All supplies provided.
Winter1
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years old with a caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. An art activity follows the 10:15 storytime. Attendance is limited. Please check in at the Children's Department for a ticket.
Storytime1 ArtCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children 0 to 5 years with an adult caregiver. This program includes songs, stories, and explorations that that promote basic science skills including observation, comparison, and an exploration of the 5 senses while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing. Attendance is limited*.
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary vuilding and comprehension.
Arts & Crafts or Open Play following program. Early literacy toys ranging from building blocks to dinosaurs will be made available. Caregivers must stay with children at all times. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
STORYTIME1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A short program for children birth to 5 years and their families. Join us for stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Space is limited. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
During this program participants are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. For children birth to five.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Art activity follows Stories for Young Children.
ArtCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Looking for a unique holiday ornament? Join us and make one yourself! This program is for all ages and materials will be provided. Winter1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements. This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. The class culminates in an interactive art exploration during which story time themes are further explored using various art techniques and tools. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five. Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers. Participants are introduced to art or craft activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Program for children birth to 5 years. It includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. (Story time 1)
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years old with a caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Attendance is limited. Please obtain your ticket in the Children's Dept.
Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
A short program for children birth to 5 years and their families. Join us for stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Space is limited. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
11:25 AM - 11:50 AM
Description
During this program participants are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. For children birth to five.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.Winter1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Run, run as fast as you can! Kids will have a sweet time reading a folk-tale favorite, playing games and even decorating a cookie or two. For children ages 5 -12. Arts1 Winter1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years with an adult caregiver. It includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.(storytime1) Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.Storytime1
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Join us for all things fun on this Saturday afternoon! Each time, it will be something different and always a surprise presented by either our wonderful staff or Kiwanis volunteers. What will it be this time? Craft? Storytime? Games? Come and find out! Other1
Location
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Chess is more than just a game. Chess is an excellent way to build your child's problem solving skills, while also strengthening their overall academic performance. (GAMES1)
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Take part in hands-on, minds-on exploration of science, technology, engineering, and math concepts. Together we'll explore, create and discover through challenges, experiments and projects. Whether building boats or playing games, you'll have so much fun you won't realize you're actually learning. Kids will have an ice day with us as we discover the right way to build igloos...with marshmallows! What a sweet way to spend an afternoon and learn some engineering techniques along the way. For children ages 5-12. STEM1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies and toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Babies – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies begins with Stories for Babies lap-sit program for children from birth to walking and their caregiver. This program will include rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. The program then transitions to a sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play. ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED. Storytime 1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary vuilding and comprehension.
Arts & Crafts or Open Play following program. Early literacy toys ranging from building blocks to dinosaurs will be made available. Caregivers must stay with children at all times. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Toddlers – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED. Storytime 1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This engaging storytime incorporates the six pre-literacy skills that help children get ready for school. This program includes stories, finger plays, and crafts. For children ages birth to 5 accompanied by their grown-up.Storytime1.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies and toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements. This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Let your imagination run wild in this inventive and engaging program as we make sculptures, collages, mobiles, and more. Meet new friends, gain confidence and have some fun as new techniques are mastered. Ages 5 to 12.
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come with a friend or meet new ones at the library as you enjoy a cool afternoon of fun board games and electronic games. This program is for all ages but children under age 8 must be in the company of an adult. Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Got the winter break blues? Join us for a screening of the new-to-dvd Despicable Me 3! Popcorn and beverages provided. Movie1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Test your building skills as you make your own amazing LEGO stories! Hear a fascinating Inuit tale and make a structure inspired by the story. All materials will be provided, just bring your creativity and excitement. This program will be limited to 25 participants. For children ages 5 – 12. STEM1 Winter1
Location
Public Meeting Room B
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Shapes of Flakes will introduce students to the true story of Snowflake Bentley and the concept of symmetry through hands on activities. This will result in building the asset of engaging in creative activities as well as encouraging reading for pleasure. Winter1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Description
Take part in hands-on, minds-on exploration of science, technology, engineering and math concepts. Together we’ll explore, create and discover through challenges, experiments and projects. Whether building boats or playing games, you’ll have so much fun you won’t realize you’re actually learning, Kids will have an ice day with us as we discover the right way to build igloos… with marshmallows! What a sweet way to spend an afternoon and learn some engineering techniques along the way. For children ages 5 – 12. STEM1 Winter1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Run, run as fast as you can! Kids will have a sweet time reading a folk-tale favorite, playing games and even decorating a cookie or two. For children ages 5 -12. Arts1 Winter1
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Take part in hands-on, minds-on exploration of science, technology, engineering and math concepts. Together we'll explore, create and discover through challenges, experiments and projects. Whether building boats or playing games, you'll have so much fun you won't realize you're actually learning. Kids will have an ice day with us as we discover the right way to build igloos...with marshmallows! What a sweet way to spend an afternoon and learn some engineering techniques along the way. For children ages 5-12. STEM1 Winter1
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Run, run as fast as you can! Kids will have a sweet time reading a folk-tale favorite, playing games and even decorating a cookie or two. For children ages 5 -12. Arts1 Winter1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance will be limited.
Storytime1 Summer1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Winter1
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
This program is for children 0-5 years old with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtsCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance will be limited.
Storytime1 Summer1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Area
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Join us for a craft activity after storytime.Storytime1
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
In this program, participants will learn about the real life construction of igloos. They will test their engineering skills by building a igloo with marshmallows and toothpicks. The programs helps increase planning and decision making skills. Winter1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Let your imagination run wild in this inventive and engaging program as we make sculptures, collages, mobiles, and more. Meet new friends, gain confidence and have some fun as new techniques are mastered. Ages 5 to 12.
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
One hour program for ages 6-12 year olds to play and enjoy chess. Basic knowledge of chess needed. Sign up day of program. (Games1)
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Join us for an hour of creativity where you’ll make art based on the day’s theme. We’ll provide the supplies, you supply the imagination! For ages 6 – 12 Stem1 ArtsCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Join us for our all ages game day! We have a board game to suit every interest and light refreshments. Free and open to the public.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Come out and play board games at the library! Bring your own games or play games provided by the library. Bring your own friends or make new ones today!

All ages are welcome; please be sure the games you bring are family-friendly!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years old with a caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. An art activity follows the 10:15 storytime. Attendance is limited. Please check in at the Children's Department for a ticket.
Storytime1 ArtCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. (Storytime1)
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Location
Hightower Children's Orientation Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary vuilding and comprehension.
Arts & Crafts or Open Play following program. Early literacy toys ranging from building blocks to dinosaurs will be made available. Caregivers must stay with children at all times. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
STORYTIME1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A short program for children birth to 5 years and their families. Join us for stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Space is limited. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
During this program participants are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. For children birth to five.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Art activity follows Stories for Young Children.
ArtCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Limited attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements. This program is for children 18-36 months with a caregiver. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. The class culminates in an interactive art exploration during which story time themes are further explored using various art techniques and tools. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five. Storytime1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers. Participants are introduced to art or craft activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years old with a caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Attendance is limited. Please obtain your ticket in the Children's Dept.
Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
This program is for children 0-5 years with adult. Our program includes songs, stories and musical instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.Other1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
A short program for children birth to 5 years and their families. Join us for stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Space is limited. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
11:25 AM - 11:50 AM
Description
During this program participants are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. For children birth to five.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Invent, design, and build with LEGOs at this fun and creative program for children ages 5-12. Younger children are welcome with adult supervision. LEGOs are provided. Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
When their kingdom becomes trapped in perpetual winter, fearless Anna joins forces with mountaineer Kristoff and his reindeer sidekick to find Anna's sister, Snow Queen Elsa, and break her icy spell. Winter1






Release date: November 27, 2013 (USA)
Location
Children's Department
Library
San Marco Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Take part in hands-on, minds-on exploration of science, technology, engineering and math concepts. Together we’ll explore, create and discover through challenges, experiments and projects. Whether building boats or playing games, you’ll have so much fun you won’t realize you’re actually learning! Did you know that no two snowflakes are alike? Join us to learn more about Snowflake Bentley, the man who discovered that all snowflakes are unique, and create your own Florida flake! For children ages 5 – 12. STEM1 Winter1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Master digital literacy by practicing your choice of coding or typing skills through games and tutorials or explore other educational games. For ages 7 – 12. HourOfCode1 Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years with an adult caregiver. It includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.(storytime1) Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Stories for Babies
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Location
Hightower Children's Orientation Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Limited attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.Storytime1
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Join us for all things fun on this Saturday afternoon! Each time, it will be something different and always a surprise presented by either our wonderful staff or Kiwanis volunteers. What will it be this time? Craft? Storytime? Games? Come and find out! Other1
Location
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
This school aged and teen program will give them opportunity to develop teamwork skill, and sportsmanship through board games and activities.
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us as we get ready for the New Year celebrations. We will make our own noise makers to ring in the New Year! All ages are welcome. Winter1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. The class culminates in an interactive art exploration during which story time themes are further explored using various art techniques, tools, and materials at different stations. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five.
ArtsCrafts1
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
This program is for children 0 to 5 years with an adult caregiver. This program includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for a short craft to promote prewriting skills and creativity.ArtsCrafts1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
This program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. The class culminates in an interactive art exploration during which story time themes are further explored using various art techniques, tools, and materials at different stations. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five.
ArtsCrafts1
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
A short program for babies and toddlers with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Time
11:05 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children 0 to 5 years with an adult caregiver. This program includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Children ages 6 and older are invited to come draw, paint, and learn about contemporary art. Art Club will help to promote creative thinking and creative expression with open-ended projects inspired by famous works from contemporary artists.
Art Club meets on the first Tuesday of every month. ArtsCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Looking to develop your chops, or maybe just feel like playing music with a few friends? Grab your instrument and head on down every other Tuesday where we will learn some basic music skills and some cool old songs. Horns, guitars, vocalist, percussion... all are welcome!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Test your architectural skills with an hour of building with Lego bricks! Join in optional challenges of build anything your imagination can create! For ages 6 – 12 Stem1
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
10:15 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies and toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Babies – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies begins with Stories for Babies lap-sit program for children from birth to walking and their caregiver. This program will include rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. The program then transitions to a sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play. ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED. Storytime 1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Storytime1
Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Toddlers – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED. Storytime 1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This engaging storytime incorporates the six pre-literacy skills that help children get ready for school. This program includes stories, finger plays, and crafts. For children ages birth to 5 accompanied by their grown-up.Storytime1.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies and toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Let your imagination run wild in this inventive and engaging program as we make sculptures, collages, mobiles, and more. Meet new friends, gain confidence and have some fun as new techniques are mastered. Ages 5 to 12.
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Run, run as fast as you can! Kids will have a sweet time reading a folk-tale favorite, playing games and even decorating a cookie or two. For children ages 5 -12. Arts1 Winter1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Description
Run, run as fast as you can! Kids will have a sweet time reading a folk-tale favorite, playing games and even decorating a cookie or two. For children ages 5 -12. Arts1 Winter1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come have fun exploring "cool" science about the weather. We will learn about all the frosty forces that contribute to create a snow storm. Together we will "chill out" and make our own snow storms in a bottle. STEM1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Kids will have an ice day with us as we discover the right way to build igloos… with marshmallows! What a sweet way to spend an afternoon and learn some engineering techniques along the way. For children ages 5 – 12.
STEM1
Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Take part in hands-on, minds-on exploration of science, technology, engineering and math concepts. Together we’ll explore, create and discover through challenges, experiments and projects. Whether building boats or playing games, you’ll have so much fun you won’t realize you’re actually learning! Did you know that no two snowflakes are alike? Join us to learn more about Snowflake Bentley, the man who discovered that all snowflakes are unique, and create your own Florida flake! For children ages 5 – 12. STEM1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Take part in hands-on, minds-on exploration of science, technology, engineering and math concepts. Together we’ll explore, create and discover through challenges, experiments and projects. Whether building boats or playing games, you’ll have so much fun you won’t realize you’re actually learning! Did you know that no two snowflakes are alike? Join us to learn more about Snowflake Bentley, the man who discovered that all snowflakes are unique, and create your own Florida flake! For children ages 5 – 12. STEM1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Calling all master builders, builders or just Lego lovers! Join us in our craft area as we choose a theme and create masterpieces to be shared. Bring your own Legos or we will have sets on hand for you to use. Open to kids from 5 to 12. Winter1
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Attendance is limited*.Storytime1
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance will be limited.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
This program is for children 0-5 years old with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
10:40 AM - 11:40 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
10:50 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
The learning continues! Each week, we will offer a free play opportunity for parents and children to play, learn and laugh! Other1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtsCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance will be limited.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Area
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
You've seen the sequel but what about the original? Join us for a showing of Jumanji(PG) originally released in 1995 starring Robin Williams. When two children find a mysterious board game and decide to play, they unleash all the adventure and danger of the jungle of Jumanji! After the movie, we will have the Jumanji board game available so that you may play your own jungle adventure.
Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Let your imagination run wild in this inventive and engaging program as we make sculptures, collages, mobiles, and more. Meet new friends, gain confidence and have some fun as new techniques are mastered. Ages 5 to 12.
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Children ages 12 and under are invited to join us for an afternoon of Roblox fun! During this program, participants will have an hour of uninterrupted Roblox activities including tips and tricks, gameplay, and surprises.
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Join us in the puppet theater for a showing of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We will be making a craft before the movie.
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Got a school project and need some tech help? Our e-specialist can help you use Microsoft office programs like Word & PowerPoint. Just bring your research and project information with you. STEM1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Take part in hands-on, minds-on exploration of science, technology, engineering and math concepts. Together we’ll explore, create and discover through challenges, experiments and projects. Whether building boats or playing games, you’ll have so much fun you won’t realize you’re actually learning! Did you know that no two snowflakes are alike? Join us to learn more about Snowflake Bentley, the man who discovered that all snowflakes are unique, and create your own Florida flake! For children ages 5 – 12. STEM1 Winter1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years old with a caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. An art activity follows the 10:15 storytime. Attendance is limited. Please check in at the Children's Department for a ticket.
Storytime1 ArtCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. (Storytime1)
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Location
Hightower Children's Orientation Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
STORYTIME1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A short program for children birth to 5 years and their families. Join us for stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Space is limited. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
During this program participants are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. For children birth to five.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Art activity follows Stories for Young Children.
ArtCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Limited attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. The class culminates in an interactive art exploration during which story time themes are further explored using various art techniques and tools. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five. Storytime1
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers. Participants are introduced to art or craft activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Program for children birth to 5 years. It includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. (Story time 1)
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years old with a caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Attendance is limited. Please obtain your ticket in the Children's Dept.
Storytime1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
This program is for children 0 to 5 years with an adult caregiver. This program includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing. Specific ages may be targeted for a more effective program (for example, Toddler Music & Movement). Attendance is limited*. Other1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
A short program for children birth to 5 years and their families. Join us for stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Space is limited. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
11:25 AM - 11:50 AM
Description
During this program participants are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. For children birth to five.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Cheers to the end of the week! Start your weekend with a movie at the library. Every first Friday of each month, join us and our cinematic adventure. Feel free to bring light snacks and a jacket as the multipurpose room can be cold. Children ages 7 and younger must have mature supervision.
Movie1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 05, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Reading Buddies is a weekly program that allows school-age students to work one-on-one with a teen volunteer to help boost reading skills such as fluency and comprehension. Once each week, a Big Buddy and a Little Buddy pair read together. The Big Buddy’s job is to be a coach and role model whose love of books is contagious — and maybe even life-changing — for the Little Buddy. ReadingBuddies1 break1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Stories for Babies
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Location
Hightower Children's Orientation Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years with an adult caregiver. It includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.(storytime1) Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Limited attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.Storytime1
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
For children of all ages. Come to the children's department to share some love and read a book with local therapy dogs, Trey and Shelley. Other1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us the first Saturday of each month for a fun and easy craft.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Reading Buddies is a weekly program that allows school-age students to work one-on-one with a teen volunteer to help boost reading skills such as fluency and comprehension. Once each week, a Big Buddy and a Little Buddy pair to read together. The Big Buddy’s job is to be a mentor, coach and role model to foster the little buddy's love of reading! A love of books is contagious — and maybe even life-changing — for both Buddies.
Pre-registration required, request registration forms at the Argyle Reference Desk and / or Children's department ReadingBuddies1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Join us for all things fun on this Saturday afternoon! Each time, it will be something different and always a surprise presented by either our wonderful staff or Kiwanis volunteers. What will it be this time? Craft? Storytime? Games? Come and find out! Other1
Location
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
For children ages 6-12. This program will feature crafts and activities related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Come join us for some fun experiments and unique challenges! STEM1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Test your building skills as you make your own amazing LEGO stories! Hear a fascinating Inuit tale and make a structure inspired by the story. All materials will be provided, just bring your creativity and excitement. This program will be limited to 25 participants. For children ages 5 – 12. STEM1 Winter1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Chess is more than just a game. Chess is an excellent way to build your child's problem solving skills, while also strengthening their overall academic performance. (GAMES1)
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Kids will have an ice day with us as we discover the right way to build igloos… with marshmallows! What a sweet way to spend an afternoon and learn some engineering techniques along the way. For children ages 5 – 12.
STEM1
Winter1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Beginners and experts are invited to join us for an afternoon of crochet. All materials are supplied. Everyone Welcome!Other1
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Calling all master builders, builders or just Lego lovers! Join us in our craft area as we choose a theme and create masterpieces to be shared. Bring your own Legos or we will have sets on hand for you to use. Open to kids from 5 to 12. Winter1
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 08, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies begins with Stories for Babies lap-sit program for children from birth to walking and their caregiver. This program will include rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. The program then transitions to a sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play.
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 08, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 08, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension.
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 08, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtsCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 08, 2018
Time
8:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Description
Late in the evening, a lone figure appears beside a campfire. It's a librarian! With tempting tales to treat enchanting children. Join us for a 15 minute read aloud of short stories that are sure to delight. Storytime1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. The class culminates in an interactive art exploration during which story time themes are further explored using various art techniques, tools, and materials at different stations. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five.
ArtsCrafts1
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
This program is for children 0 to 5 years with an adult caregiver. This program includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for a short craft to promote prewriting skills and creativity.ArtsCrafts1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
This program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. The class culminates in an interactive art exploration during which story time themes are further explored using various art techniques, tools, and materials at different stations. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five.
ArtsCrafts1
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
A short program for babies and toddlers with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Time
11:05 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children 0 to 5 years with an adult caregiver. This program includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.
Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Looking to develop your chops, or maybe just feel like playing music with a few friends? Grab your instrument and head on down every other Tuesday where we will learn some basic music skills and some cool old songs. Horns, guitars, vocalist, percussion... all are welcome!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Test your architectural skills with an hour of building with Lego bricks! Join in optional challenges of build anything your imagination can create! For ages 6 – 12 Stem1
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time
10:15 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies and toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Babies – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies begins with Stories for Babies lap-sit program for children from birth to walking and their caregiver. This program will include rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. The program then transitions to a sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play. ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED. Storytime 1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Storytime1
Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Room
Library
Maxville Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
PASS Stories for Toddlers – Parents As Sensory Storytellers for toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED. Storytime 1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This engaging storytime incorporates the six pre-literacy skills that help children get ready for school. This program includes stories, finger plays, and crafts. For children ages birth to 5 accompanied by their grown-up.Storytime1.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
Parents As Sensory Storytellers for babies and toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a Stories for Toddlers program for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This program will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension.(Storytime1)
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Let your imagination run wild in this inventive and engaging program as we make sculptures, collages, mobiles, and more. Meet new friends, gain confidence and have some fun as new techniques are mastered. Ages 5 to 12.
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time
3:25 PM - 4:25 PM
Description
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Please join us for Mr. Paul's Painting program. During this program, children ages 5-12 are introduced to developmentally appropriate painting activities that promote creative interpretation and expression. ArtsCrafts1
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Attendance is limited*.Storytime1
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance will be limited.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
This program is for children 0-5 years old with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time
10:40 AM - 11:40 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtsCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Community Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance will be limited.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1
Location
Children's Area
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Let your imagination run wild in this inventive and engaging program as we make sculptures, collages, mobiles, and more. Meet new friends, gain confidence and have some fun as new techniques are mastered. Ages 5 to 12.
This is a Ride to Read Program.
Artscrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Got a school project and need some tech help? Our e-specialist can help you use Microsoft office programs like Word & PowerPoint. Just bring your research and project information with you. STEM1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time
4:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
One hour program for ages 6-12 year olds to play and enjoy chess. Basic knowledge of chess needed. Sign up day of program. Games1
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Join us for a special hands-on presentation of Ozobots. Participants will have fun learning about robotics and programming as they teach tiny robot "Ozobots" to perform tricks. STEM1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Come create a rock.
Paint a rock, hide a rock, find a rock, photograph a rock, post a rock on Facebook. AND repeat.
Join the "Rock" craze in the city and be a part of some family fun.
JacksonvilleRocks#
Craft1 Winter1
Location
Community Room A & B
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years old with a caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. An art activity follows the 10:15 storytime. Attendance is limited. Please check in at the Children's Department for a ticket.
Storytime1 ArtCrafts1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. (Storytime1)
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Willowbranch Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Location
Hightower Children's Orientation Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children 0 to 5 years with an adult caregiver. This program includes songs, stories, and explorations that that promote basic science skills including observation, comparison, and an exploration of the 5 senses while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing. Attendance is limited*.
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
STORYTIME1
Location
Community Room
Library
Westbrook Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
A short program for children birth to 5 years and their families. Join us for stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Space is limited. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Children engage in developmentally appropriate art activities that promote writing by developing the fine motor skills. Activities focus on building strength, coordination, cause/effect, and experimenting with different art implements. This program is for children 18-36 months with caregiver.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Community Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
During this program participants are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. For children birth to five.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Art activity follows Stories for Young Children.
ArtCrafts1 Winter1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Description
The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Limited attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. The class culminates in an interactive art exploration during which story time themes are further explored using various art techniques and tools. Attendance is limited. For children birth to five. Storytime1
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers. Participants are introduced to art or craft activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Auditorium
Library
Highlands Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Program for children birth to 5 years. It includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. (Story time 1)
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years old with a caregiver. The program includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Attendance is limited. Please obtain your ticket in the Children's Dept.
Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Room A & B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
This program is for children 0 to 5 years with an adult caregiver. This program includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing. Specific ages may be targeted for a more effective program (for example, Toddler Music & Movement). Attendance is limited*. Other1
Location
Community Room A and B
Library
West Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
A short program for children birth to 5 years and their families. Join us for stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Space is limited. Storytime1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
11:25 AM - 11:50 AM
Description
During this program participants are introduced to developmentally appropriate art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. For children birth to five.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Reading Buddies is a weekly program that allows school-age students to work one-on-one with a teen volunteer to help boost reading skills such as fluency and comprehension. Once each week, a Big Buddy and a Little Buddy pair read together. The Big Buddy’s job is to be a coach and role model whose love of books is contagious — and maybe even life-changing — for the Little Buddy. ReadingBuddies1 break1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
This twice monthly curriculum engages students by providing a broad range of educational enrichment activities that focus on teaching STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) in a historically and culturally relevant context. This program is presented as a partnership between the Jacksonville Public Library and Tristan’s Acceleration Academy. Children ages 7 – 13 are welcome to attend.

Library: Graham Branch Library
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Graham Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
This twice monthly curriculum engages students by providing a broad range of educational enrichment activities that focus on teaching STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) in a historically and culturally relevant context. This program is presented as a partnership between the Jacksonville Public Library and Tristan’s Acceleration Academy. Children ages 7 – 13 are welcome to attend.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Murray Hill Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
This twice monthly curriculum engages students by providing a broad range of educational enrichment activities that focus on teaching STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) in a historically and culturally relevant context. This program is presented as a partnership between the Jacksonville Public Library and Tristan’s Acceleration Academy. Children ages 7 – 13 are welcome to attend.
Location
ASPIRE Center
Library
Brown Eastside Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Location
Community Room A
Library
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Stories for Babies
A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Location
Hightower Children's Orientation Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years with an adult caregiver. It includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.(storytime1)
Location
Multipurpose Room B
Library
South Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.
Storytime1 ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Department
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
For children ages 5-7. This program features a short book discussion from the children's library and a related craft or activity. Meets the 2nd Saturday of each month. Bookclub1
Location
Conference Room
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Limited attendance, no reservations or large groups.
Storytime1
Location
Terry Children's Theater
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. Join us for stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension.Storytime1
Library
Southeast Regional Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us and make a fun and easy craft in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. All ages welcome. ArtsCrafts1
Location
Children's Room
Library
Beaches Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This program is open to children up to age 5 and their families. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
ArtsCrafts1
Location
Hightower Children's Art Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Reading Buddies is a weekly program that allows school-age students to work one-on-one with a teen volunteer to help boost reading skills such as fluency and comprehension. Once each week, a Big Buddy and a Little Buddy pair to read together. The Big Buddy’s job is to be a mentor, coach and role model to foster the little buddy's love of reading! A love of books is contagious — and maybe even life-changing — for both Buddies.
Pre-registration required, request registration forms at the Argyle Reference Desk and / or Children's department ReadingBuddies1
Location
Multipurpose Public Meeting Room
Library
Argyle Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Join us for all things fun on this Saturday afternoon! Each time, it will be something different and always a surprise presented by either our wonderful staff or Kiwanis volunteers. What will it be this time? Craft? Storytime? Games? Come and find out! Other1
Location
Children's Area
Library
University Park Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Looking for some school break fun? Join us in the Children's Department for a story and building adventure.
Location
Childrens Story Area
Library
Regency Square Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
For children of all ages. Come to the children's department to share some love and read a book with local therapy dogs, Diva and Tenor. Other1
Library
Mandarin Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
This school aged and teen program will give them opportunity to develop teamwork skill, and sportsmanship through board games and activities.
Library
Brentwood Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Bring your log-in and join us in the E-Classroom for iReady Lab time!
Space is limited.
Stem1
Location
E-Classroom
Library
Webb Wesconnett Regional Library

Enter your user name and password and click on the Login button.
Important Messages
This summer, young children will have a super time with "Every Hero Has a Story", the Jacksonville Public Library’s Summer Learning Program.

Who
• Children Ages 0 - 12

When
• June 1 – August 15

Where
• All branches of the Jacksonville Public Library

How
• Sign up at your local library or online at jaxpubliclibrary.org
• Read! Children can bring their reading logs to the library as often as once per week to receive a weekly prize.*
• Children who read or listen to 10 books with a caregiver receive a free book!*
• Help your child complete the Superhero Activity Card (available here) to receive a special prize.*

Why
• Reading programs bolster skills and are free, convenient and fun.
• Studies abound that show the direct relationship between reading and academic gains.


*Prizes and free books available while supplies last. Prize distribution begins July 1.
Thank you to the Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library and the Jacksonville Public Library Foundation for their generous support of our summer learning programs.

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