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Take Your Child to the Library Day

Saturday, February 4 at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bring the whole family for storytime, crafts, games, and more!

Family Storytime    Take Your Child to the Library Day

**New Storytime Alert**

We are delighted to be expanding our offerings with two new storytimes starting in January:
Bilingual Storytime/La Hora De Cuentos Bilingües and Sensory Friendly Music & Movement. 

Bilingual Storytime/La Hora De Cuentos Bilingües     Sensory Friendly Music & Movement - Smaller class geared toward those with sensory needs


Winter Schedule

Check out our storytimes and after school activities starting the week of January 9th:

Yoga Tales
Yoga Tales - Mondays at 10:00am & 11:00am - Ages 3-5
Strengthen body and mind through yoga, stories, and music. Children under 4 must have a caregiver in the room. Please bring your own mat.

Yoga Tales Tweens
Yoga Tales - Mondays at 4:00pm - Ages 5-8
This school-age class will explore yoga and mindfulness through storytelling. Please bring your own mat.
 
Bilingual Storytime/La Hora De Cuentos Bilingües
Bilingual Storytime/La Hora De Cuentos Bilingües - Mondays at 6:30pm - All Ages
Come read, sing, and play as you learn about the Spanish language and culture. Ven a leer, cantar, jugar y aprender inglés.

Kinder Kids
Kinder Kids - Tuesdays January 10 - Februrary 14 - Ages 4-5
A 6 week course designed to teach skills necessary for kindergarten. Children will attend class independently, but their caregivers must remain in the building. Registration is required.

Book Bugs
Book Bugs - Tuesdays at 10:00am & 1:00pm - Ages 0-2
Participate in delightful rhymes, songs, and activities to strengthen the bond between child and caregiver. 

Cookie Rookie

Cookie Rookie - Tuesdays at 4:00pm - Ages 9-12
This tween cooking class teaches a new recipe each week. There will be two sessions: January 10-31 and Februrary 7-28. Registration is required. Sign-up for Session 2 opens on January 24 on eventbrite.com. 

Story Tots
Story Tots - Wednesdays at 10:00am & 1:00pm and Thursdays at 11:00am - Ages 2-3
Introduce toddlers to letters, colors, rhymes, and puppets through storytelling and music.

Ready Readers

Ready Readers - Wednesdays at 11:00am and Thursdays at 10:00am - Ages 3-5
Stories, songs, and puppet shows to help children learn their letters and begin to read.

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Makerspace: Kids - Wednesdays at 4:00pm - Ages 6-8
Makerspace: Tweens - Thursdays at 4:00pm - Ages 9-12

Focusing on a new skill each week, this afterschool program encourages creativity and engineering.

Music & Movement
Music & Movement - Fridays at 10:00am & 11:00am - Ages 2-5
Learn fun songs and dances to enhance timing, coordination, and language skills.

Sensory Friendly Music & Movement
Sensory Friendly Music & Movement - Fridays at 1:00pm - All Ages
This is a smaller and quieter class for those with sensory needs. The class will be shortened with freeplay afterwards for caregivers to interact with their child and each other.


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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
All is takes is 3 books a day for 1 year!

The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a free program that encourages you to read 1,000 books with your child before they enter school -- a goal experts say children need to help them learn to read for themselves and install a lifelong love of reading and learning.

Here are the easy steps to participate:
1. Sign up online (HERE).
2. Create an account under your name if you do not already have an account.  Then add your child under your account. Log books.  You can log by title, isbn, author, or just log as a book.  If you read a book more than once, you can record it each time. Books read at library storytime, daycare, or by others to your child also count!
3. You will receive a digital badge for every 25 books read. When you finish 100 books, come to the library and receive a sticker . 
4. We have a special rewards when you complete 500 books and 1,000 books.

This activity must be completed by the time your child enters kindergarten, so don't feel rushed. Take every chance to read with your child, talk about the stories, recite nursery rhymes, sing songs, and attend library programs. By reading just three stories a day, you and your child will have read over 1,000 books in one year! You will also have shared many special moments along the way.

The library is a fun place featuring books to check out, free programs, and great suggestions for what to read. Stop in often and talk to our friendly staff -- we are here to help.

Happy reading!!!



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