Toddlers rule!

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bookkidsThe Library’s Learn and Grow program for toddlers, ages 1 to 3, offers educational toys and activities, as well as helpful connections to community early childhood development professionals. Parents have a chance to meet individually with childhood experts to ask questions and raise concerns about their child’s emotional, physical and mental health.

Register for Learn and Grow series at the South Side Branch or the Main Library and give your toddler a healthy start for a lifetime of learning.

Knit something beautiful!

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woolbasket_smKnit a beautiful scarf as your first project at the South Side Branch on Saturday, September 24. Instructor Teddy Maxwell will teach technique and share tips from 1 to 3 pm. Return on Saturday, October 8 for individual instruction and to complete the project. All yarn will be supplied but bring size 8 knitting needles.

Details here

Poetry Reading and Workshop on Saturday

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indexLocal author and poet Michael B. Judkins will visit for an intimate reading of selected poems from his new work, Interlude to Sentimental Me at the South Side Branch on Saturday, September 10 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Enjoy his unique poetry and have an opportunity to ask him questions. Following the reading, Michael will lead a workshop to help one identify their writing style and improve their writing skills. Don’t forget to bring a pen and a notebook! Refreshments will be served. More here

Positive Psychology Lowers Stress

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Isolated Portraits-Mature Hispanic WomanDo you want to feel more fulfilled at the end of each day? Come to a workshop that will decrease your stress and increase your sense of well-being. Anna Gaitanos, a life coach and counselor who specializes in positive psychology, will be at the South Side Branch on Thursday, September 8 at 6 pm. Register today!

More here

Closed for the Labor Day Weekend

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plazaBAPLx350Saturday and Monday. Fortunately you can download eBooks and eMagazines 24/7. Plus use the online resources anytime, too! Our book drops will be open but nothing is due either day. Enjoy the weekend!

Zumba classes every Thursday…

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zumbawebThe whole family can get into shape while having tons of fun! The classes are every Thursday at 6:30 pm at the South Side Branch.

Register today! More here

Jams & preserving fruit & veggies

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16022182499_0dc40bc4ec_oLearn how to preserve summer’s fruit and vegetables at a free program at the South Side Branch on Saturday, August 20 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Discover how to can fruit and vegetables and make delicious jams.

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Teen Movie Night at Branch

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scary movie weblBring a friend, we will supply the refreshments for Teen Movie Night at the South Side Branch on Tuesday, August 9 at 6pm. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Register today!