So Close to Spring!

I know it is technically already Spring, but the weather is tiptoeing toward an actual Spring-like atmosphere.  Regardless, our April calendar is ripe with fun and Springy programs!

Also, National Library Week is in April so you have to come see us!

 

April 2017 Program Descriptions

 

Junior Friends of the Library – Monday 4/3     3:45PM

  • Be a part of how the library works! Help pick books, movies, and games, make displays, and plan programs for other patrons!
    • Age Range: Ages 8-18
    • **Registration Required**

 

Movie Night: Kubo and the Two Strings– Monday 4/3     5:00PM

  • Join us for this amazing stop-motion action and fantasy movie! It is a fable of a young boy on a magical quest!  (Rated PG)
    • Age Range: Grades 4th – 6th
    • **Registration Required**

 

Story Time “April Showers” – Tuesday 4/4     10:00AM

  • We’ll enjoy fun stories, songs, and crafts all about fun on a rainy day!
    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

 

Story Time “Weather” – Wednesday 4/5     10:00AM

  • The snow has melted and the weather is changing! We’ll take a look at lots of different kinds of weather!
    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

 

Pokémon Club – Thursday 4/6     5:00PM

  • Whether you play the video games or cards or enjoy the show and movies, come play against or just chat with other friends interested in Pokémon!
    • Age Range: All Ages
    • **Registration Required**

Preschool Story Time –Friday 4/7      at 1:30PM

  • Whether your morning preschool has ended for the day or you’re just looking for a mid-day break, come see us for a fun story time with a twist! Every week we will be exploring a new theme through stories, art, science, and more!  This week we will be exploring gardens!
    • Age Range: 3-5 Years Old
    • **Registration Required**

National Library Week!  4/10-4/13

Evening Baby Time – Monday 4/10     5:00PM

  • Baby time is composed of a lot of fun songs, rhymes, and movement games to do any time with your baby! It’s also just a special time to work in a little one on one time during the busy day.
    • Age Range: Infants to 18 months
    • **Registration Required**

Library Mystery Game – Monday 4/10     6:00PM

  • Come take part in a literary mystery! There are strange happenings at the library.  You will follow clues, solve riddles, and try to crack the case!
    • Age Range: 7th-12th Grade
    • **Registration Required**

Story Time “Frogs and Turtles” – Tuesday  4/11     10:00AM

  • We’ll enjoy fun stories, songs, and crafts all about our favorite pond pals!
    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

**Special Visitor! Science Snoopers “Animal Babies”– Tuesday  4/11    11:30AM

  • Join us for a fun science program about baby animals and their parents! Perfect for spring time!
    • Age Range:3 – 8 years old

Morning Baby Time – Wednesday 4/12     9:30AM

  • Baby time is composed of a lot of fun songs, rhymes, and movement games to do any time with your baby! It’s also just a special time to work in a little one on one time during the busy day.
    • Age Range: Infants to 18 months
    • **Registration Required**

Story Time “Caterpillars and Butterflies” – Wednesday 4/12   10:00AM

  • We’ll enjoy stories and songs about this exciting transformation!
    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

D.E.A.R Read-In – Wednesday 4/12    12-2PM

  • In honor of “Drop Everything and Read” month, we will be hosting a 2 hour all ages “read-in!” Bring a book or borrow one, stay for a little or a lot, but be sure to make time, even for a moment, to drop everything and read!
    • All ages welcome (adults, too!) Registration encouraged.

Movie Night “Beezus and Ramona” – Wednesday 4/12   3-5PM

  • It’s Beverly Cleary’s Birthday! We’ll be watching the movie adaptation of her beloved books about Beezus, Ramona, and the rest of the Quimby family!
    • Age Range: All Ages Welcome
    • **Registration Required**

 

“Story Time Swap” Kids Run the Program! – Thursday 4/13    2:30PM

  • The grown ups will enjoy a fun flip for this program! The kids who sign up will be reading stories, leading songs, and generally running the whole story time!  Come a little early to choose a book to read to the group!
    • Age Range: Grades K-3rd
    • **Registration Required**

Literary Costume Party – Thursday 4/13     5:00-6:00PM

  • Come to our party dressed as your favorite book character! We’ll have a costume contest and a fun trivia games in which you will have to answer questions about your character!
    • Age Range: All Ages Welcome
    • **Registration Required**

Library Closed Friday April 14th

Chess Club – Monday April 17th      5:30PM

  • Whether you’ve been playing for years or have never even seen a chess board you’re sure to love our chess club. Kids of all ages are welcome to come by and learn the rules, new strategies, or just test your skills against others!
    • **Registration Required**

DIY Story Time– Tuesday 4/18   10:00AM

  • Ms. Robyn will be away for a few days, but we will make sure our story time crowd is taken care of!  Favorite books will be placed out for families to enjoy, as well as bubbles, our song cube, and a craft!  So be sure to come down and enjoy this Do It Yourself Story Hour!  I will miss you and see you next week!

    Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

Story Time with Ms. Dawn – Wednesday 4/19     10:00AM

  • Our very own Ms. Dawn will be stepping in for story time today! She is so excited to get to hang out with our great story time group!
    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

Pancakes and Pajamas Night – Thursday 4/20    5:00PM

  • Breakfast for dinner is always the best! Come in your PJs and enjoy some pancakes and silly stories!
    • Age Range: All Ages Welcome
    • **Registration Required**

Preschool Story Time –Friday 4/21      at 1:30PM

  • Whether your morning preschool has ended for the day or you’re just looking for a mid-day break, come see us for a fun story time with a twist! Every week we will be exploring a new theme through stories, art, science, and more!  This week we will be enjoying stories and science about worms!
    • Age Range: 3-5 Years Old
    • **Registration Required**

Evening Baby Time – Monday 4/24     5:00PM

  • Baby time is composed of a lot of fun songs, rhymes, and movement games to do any time with your baby! It’s also just a special time to work in a little one on one time during the busy day.
    • Age Range: Infants to 18 months
    • **Registration Required**

Story Time “Bugs!” – Tuesday 4/25    10:00AM

  • We’ll enjoy fun stories, songs, and crafts all about creepy, crawly, fuzzy, slimy bugs!
    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

Middle School Book Club – Tuesday 4/25   3:45PM

  • We will be discussing the book Far Far Away which is one of 2017s Teen Nutmeg Nominees! If you’d like to join, please sign up at least 2 weeks prior and visit the library to get a copy of the book!
    • Age Range: Grades 6th – 8th
    • **Registration Required**

Morning Baby Time – Wednesday 4/26     9:30AM

  • Baby time is composed of a lot of fun songs, rhymes, and movement games to do any time with your baby! It’s also just a special time to work in a little one on one time during the busy day.
    • Age Range: Infants to 18 months
    • **Registration Required**

 

Story Time “The Garden” – Tuesday 4/26     10:00AM

  • We’ll enjoy fun stories, songs, and crafts all about this special spring time transformation!
    • Age Range: 18months – 4 years old

Lego Club – Thursday 4/27    4:30PM

  • We will be taking out the smaller Legos, Lego books, Lego magazines, Lego EVERYTHING. All materials will be out in the children’s section available for you to play and build with at your leisure.
    • Registration Required. All Ages (Note: smaller Legos will be out for older kids to enjoy

“Book Tasting” – Thursday 4/27     6:00PM

  • The best way to find a new book or series! A whole bunch of books will be available at different stations through the library.  Each “taster” will have 5 minutes to spend with the book and a review card to make notes of their thoughts about it.  At the end of the tasting you can check out the book you liked best!
    • Age Range: 7th – 12th Grade
    • **Registration Required**

Preschool Story Time –Friday 4/28      at 1:30PM

  • Whether your morning preschool has ended for the day or you’re just looking for a mid-day break, come see us for a fun story time with a twist! Every week we will be exploring a new theme through stories, art, science, and more!  This week we will be exploring our five senses!
    • Age Range: 3-5 Years Old
    • **Registration Required**

I Spy in the Library – Friday 4/28     3:45PM

  • There are so many hidden nooks and crannies in the library, it’s a perfect place to play I Spy!
    • Age Range: Grades K – 3rd
    • **Registration Required**

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adult Programs

 

 

  • Friends of the Library Meeting – Thursday 4/6 6:30PM
  • Coffee and Coloring! – Monday 4/10 All Day!
    • Join us for refreshments and relaxation all day long! We will have coloring pages and supplies out for adults!
    • **Registration Encouraged**
  • E.A.R Read-In – Wednesday 4/12 12-2PM
    • In honor of “Drop Everything and Read” month, we will be hosting a 2 hour all ages “read-in!” Bring a book or borrow one, stay for a little or a lot, but be sure to make time, even for a moment, to drop everything and read!
    • All ages welcome (adults, too!)
    • Registration encouraged.
  • Adult Program TBA – Thursday 4/13 6:30PM
  • Library Board Meeting – Wednesday 4/19 7:00PM
  • Afternoon Adult Book Club – Thursday 4/20 1:30PM
    • **Registration Encouraged**
  • Evening Book Club – Thursday 4/20 6:30PM
    • **Registration Encouraged**
  • Homeschool Round Table: Monday 4/24 6:30PM
    • We are asking any parent or caregiver who has provided or is considering homeschooling for their child to join us! Our goal is to get a large gathering of people together to share their ideas or tips or to ask advice from experienced families!  We will also be speaking about how the library can offer fun and helpful programs for your family!
      • **Registration Encouraged**
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