Slither & Hiss- LIVE reptiles!

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slitherhissMeet a friendly collection of snakes, lizards and turtles at the Main Library on Tuesday, November 24 at a Family Fun Night. Bradley Kunsman presents his reptiles and educational program at 6:30 p.m. The presentation is appropriate for children ages 5 and older.

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International Games Day @ Your Library

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gamesstackwebIt’s International Games Day on Saturday, November 21 and the Main Library is participating in this global celebration of games for all ages, all day. Drop in anytime between 10 am and 5 pm.

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Building Bonanza for future engineers

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buildbonanzaBuilding with Lego and Duplo blocks triggers engineering and math skills. The Main Library is having a Building Bonanza for children ages 3-10, accompanied by an adult, on Saturday, November 21 at 2 pm. Children develop spatial reasoning and learn fractions and division. Plus it’s fun!

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Unplugged Games for Teens

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shockedteensTeen’s Unplugged Game Night is Tuesday, November 17 at the Main Library at 6:30 p.m. Snacks and beverages will be provided for teens in grades 6 to 12.

Cinderella- The Story

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princessPrincesses are trending for young girls right now. Where do we get these fairy tale images of princesses? From fairy tales, of course! The Cinderella story has a long history and appears in many cultures. Come for princess activities on Saturday, November 7 . Tiaras are encouraged but not mandatory!  Kindergarten to grade 5.     Details

Scary movie tonight after hours!

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Teens only! Make sure you are here by 6PM tonight before the Library closes! We’ll provide the movie and the snacks. Wear a costume if you like! And bring a friend, too! Grades 6-12.

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Register your toddler today!

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toddlers at play pixMeet other parents while your children play. Toddlers at Play is a five week program for toddlers and their parents or caregivers. Children, ages 1-3, play with educational toys and explore music and art activities. Each week childhood professionals from the community serve as resources and interact one-on-one with parents, answering questions on an individual basis.

It starts this Friday. There are still some slots open! Register now!

 

New Video Games at the South Side Branch

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For the game enthusiast!

The South Side Branch has added the following titles:

Nintendo DS or 3DSHot Wheels World’s Best Driver, Barbie Dreamhouse Party, Amazing Spider-man, Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2, Smurfs 2.

PS3Madden NFL 16, Rayman Legends, Smurfs 2, Amazing Spider-man, Hot Wheels: World’s Best Driver.

Nintendo WiiBarbie Dreamhouse Party, Smurfs 2, Amazing Spider-man.

XBOX 360Angry Birds Trilogy, Smurfs 2, Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, Madden NFL 16, Rayman Legends, Amazing Spider-man, Hot Wheels: World’s Best Driver.