All Library branches will be closed Sunday, April 20, in observance of Easter.

WILLARD BRANCH PROGRAMS

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

  • Teen Thursday: Survival of the Fittest
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 7-12.
    Can you survive without electricity and computers? Learn about the tools that will make or break you in the wilderness, and hone your survival skills at this program that celebrates endurance and courage! A Big Read event.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

  • Tales on the Trail
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for all ages.
    Enjoy the wild outdoors! Bring the whole family to the Willard Branch Library for nature-inspired stories and songs, followed by a 2-mile round-trip nature walk along the Frisco Highline Trail beginning at 10:30 a.m. On the trail, enjoy a seek-and-find scavenger hunt and a special treat provided by Sisters in Thyme at the walk’s halfway point. You can finish off the morning with a make-and-take craft at the branch. Presented in partnership with Willard Parks and Recreation. A Big Read event.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Monday, May 5, 2014

  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts April 01; call 742-4258.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

  • Teen Thursday
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 7-12.
    Check out our biweekly festival of fun for teens. Take over our meeting room for teen-themed make-and-take activities, games, movies (PG-13 and under), crafts and even an occasional snack. No two Teen Thursdays are alike!

Saturday, May 10, 2014

  • The LEGO Brick Experiment
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for grades K-6.
    Kids and families can design and build fantastic creations with our massive collection of LEGO bricks! We'll also work on a fun activity or experiment to help us learn more about science.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

  • Teen Thursday
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 7-12.
    Check out our biweekly festival of fun for teens. Take over our meeting room for teen-themed make-and-take activities, games, movies (PG-13 and under), crafts and even an occasional snack. No two Teen Thursdays are alike!

Saturday, May 24, 2014

  • Fizz, Boom, Read!: Summer Reading Program Kickoff
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm for preschool-grade 5.
    Pick up your Summer Reading Program gameboard, decorate a passport and help us get the Library ready for a summer of science and reading fun! We'll creat science-themed decorations to transform the Children's Department into a mad scientist's lab.

Monday, June 2, 2014

  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts May 01; call 742-4258.
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