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Events and Reading Clubs

  • Wiggleworms Music for Babies (Birth - 23 months with Adult)
    Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join a Wiggleworms instructor from the Old Town School of Folk Music for a half hour of music, movement and fun. For babies and toddlers 23 months and younger with a caregiver.
    Plan to arrive early. After 10:30, empty slots will be filled with stand-bys.

  • Chat 'n Chew - Slob by Ellen Potter (Grades 4-8)
    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join us for snacks and a chat about the book Slob by Ellen Potter. Picked on, overweight genius Owen tries to invent a television that can see the past to find out what happened the day his parents were killed.

    Pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services Desk.
  • Wiggleworms Music for Babies (Birth - 23 months with Adult)
    Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join a Wiggleworms instructor from the Old Town School of Folk Music for a half hour of music, movement and fun. For babies and toddlers 23 months and younger with a caregiver.
    Plan to arrive early. After 10:30, empty slots will be filled with stand-bys.

  • Superheroes Unite (Ages 3-5)
    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Love superheroes? Come and listen to fun stories and craft

  • Pajama Stories - Drive in Edition! (For Families)
    Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 6:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join us for a special hour long pajama stories! Come at 6:30 and decorate your own cardboard car. Then find a good parking spot, get cozy and listen to stories about going places.

  • One Big Appy Family
    Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 6:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Learn how to help build your preschooler’s early literacy skills at this interactive and informative program. We’ll cover different ways to incorporate digital technology as part of a healthy media diet and offer recommendations for educational and entertaining apps and eBooks.

    Children in preschool are welcome to attend with a parent or caregiver.
  • Bookworm Club - Jo Schmo: Dinos are Forever (Grades 2-3)
    Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    With her uncle's cape, training from Grandpa Joe, a retired sheriff, and her drooling dog Raymond as her sidekick, fourth-grader Jo Schmo becomes a superhero, catching bank robbers and foiling Dr. Dastardly's plan to take over San Francisco using reanimated dinosaurs.

  • Plum Crazy Puppets (for families)
    Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:00am

    HOT DIGGITY DOG & SASSAFRAS: a family concert
    Enjoy folk songs, old favorites and hits by The Beatles, Cat Stevens, Three Dog Night, and more. Colorful puppets accompany every song, engaging and interacting with young children

  • Just Build It: Family Challenge #1 (All Ages)
    Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    "Vehicles"
    Can you build a car, boat, or rocket from a cardboard box? With the right tools and your imagination, you can! Make a cool cardboard conveyance and go “cruising” through the library in our cardboard car parade!

  • Stuffed Animal Sleepover - Drop Off (All Ages)
    Friday, September 5, 2014 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Would your Teddy enjoy a sleepover at the library? Drop off your stuffed animal off Friday evening, and it will enjoy pizza and lots of fun times before curling up to sleep. Pick your stuffy up on Saturday morning, and watch a slideshow of all the good times they had.

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