Storytime classes unlock the imagination & spark learning

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reading-teacher-colorChildren’s exposure to books at early ages influences their reading readiness, cognitive abilities, and vocabulary. The Main Library is offering Storytimes with separate classes for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and families. The Library’s Storytime classes develop language skills and promote letter, number and color recognition. And they’re FUN!

Register your infant, toddler, or preschooler in our five week sessions that begin March 10.

2nd Saturday celebrates winter holidays

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Snow just in time for our 2nd Saturday Family Story & Activity!

Come anyway at 11AM; park in the garage and keep your car warm and dry.

All ages. No registration. Family Fun!

More here

Candy Land @ the Library. It’s BIG! Back by popular demand!

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On Saturday, December 7, You and your children are the game pieces in this life-sized version of the popular childhood game. Collect candy (yum!) and cookies along the way. There are fun art projects, too. And when you finish the game, visit with Santa!

Open to the public. All ages. No registration. Come anytime between 10:30AM and 2:30PM. Children $5/Adults $3. All proceeds benefit Room to Grow.

More here


Recording Artist & Yoga Instructor makes great combination!

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Let’s move, groove & smile! Recording artist and yoga instructor, Kira Willey, joins our family fitness, story & activity time on Friday at 11 AM at the Main Library. Kira always brings lots of energy and fun with her. Kids adore her!

No registration. Just drop in! Details here

Halloween Happening

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Bring your trick -or-treater for scary stories, creepy crafts, ghoulish games to the Main Library’s Halloween party on Wednesday, October 23 at 6:30 PM. Come in costume!

All ages. No registration.

More info here

The South Side Branch is having a party on October 29. More here

Teens and tweens are invited to Nightmare on Church Street on October 30. Details here

Fiesta Fun for the Family

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Celebrate National Hispanic Month!

Bring your family for lively games, entertaining stories, festive music and light refreshment at the South Side Branch’s Fiesta on Tuesday, October 1 at 6:30 PM.

Register now! Details

Bedtime Stories…Best Ever!

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Bring the kiddos in their jammies tonight to the Main Library for Best Bedtime Stories Ever at this month’s Family Fun Night. You can park in the garage and whisk kids, their stuffed animals, and a blanket into the Ground Floor Meeting Room. Sit back, relax, enjoy!

More info here.

Need homework help?

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Afterschool help with homework and tutoring in any subject is available beginning today. No registration is required. Drop in as you need. All grades. All subjects. Free!

Main Library: Mondays through Thursdays from 4-6 PM

South Side Branch: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-6 PM

Details here.