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  • Wee Play - Drop In (Ages 0-24 months with adult)
    Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Music, Mother Goose, rhymes, giggles, and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.

  • Bestsellers and Beyond
    Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 1:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join Librarian Lori Siegel for reviews of a variety of books that you might add to your reading list or share with your book group.

  • Just Build It: Family Challenge #2 (All Ages)
    Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    "Build It"
    Build a cardboard cottage, a tall tower, or a corrugated castle – no matter what you dream up, we guarantee you’ll have fun creating it.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Yoga instructor Olga Rudiak leads a series of yoga sessions for improved physical strength, relaxation and mental clarity. Exercises are done in a chair or standing not on the floor.

    Yoga meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room. Space is limited to the first 70 people in attendance.

  • Talk Like a Pirate Day
    Friday, September 19, 2014 - 4:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Come all you buccaneers and listen to some pirate stories and help crack open our pirate piñata with a peg leg. You are welcome to come dressed as your favorite pirate

  • Mocha & More Book Discussion: Maze Runner (Grades 6-12)
    Friday, September 19, 2014 - 7:00pm

    Maze Runner by James Dashner

    We meet at the Starbucks on Cherry and your first drink is on us. The first 7 registered teens to check in at the Youth Service desk get a free copy of the book. Heads up: This book has a suggested reading audience of 6-12th grade.

  • Art Smart (For Families)
    Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Start your Saturday with art! Brought to you by the NSYMCA Art Academy.

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Kathleen Anne Fleming presents a workshop on creating atmosphere. She has led workshops throughout the Midwest and is the author of three mystery novels.

  • Meet the New Catalog
    Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Come for a demonstration of the upcoming catalog, Enterprise, set to debut September 15th. We'll go over your account, finding materials, placing holds, and renewing. Do you make your own lists in our current catalog? We'll discuss free resources you can use to transfer and retain your current lists.

  • Games Outside the Box (All ages)
    Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Cardboard Challenge Block Party
    How much fun can you have with a pile of boxes? We challenge you to find out! We’ll play games, build stuff, and have so much fun, we couldn’t possibly fit it in a box!