All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its scheduled stops on Thursday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

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September-November 2014


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July-December 2014


Several of our upcoming programs are listed below. View all programs by branch, audience, or subject by clicking the links at left.


Monday, November 24, 2014

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Brentwood Branch Library
    9:30 am for infants-36 months.
    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.
  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Station
    10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
    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.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Brentwood Branch Library
    10:30 am for ages 3-6.
    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.
  • National Game and Puzzle Week
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:15 pm for grades 6-12.
    Create your own game or puzzle, solve a giant Sudoku, and enjoy Jenga, Monopoly and Uno tournaments all week long.
  • Thanksgiving Stories
    Library Center
    6:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
    Listen to wonderful Thanksgiving stories around the "fireside." Bring a friend and relax with some cold-weather treats.
  • "A Separate Country"
    Civil War Book Discussion Group
    Library Center
    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm in meeting room B for adults.
    By Robert Hicks.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Station
    10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
    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.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Willard Branch Library
    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.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Strafford Branch Library
    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.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Station
    11:15 am in the story hour room 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.
  • "In the Blood"
    Book Discussion
    Brentwood Branch Library
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By Lisa Unger.
  • Teen Writer's Guild
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:00 pm to 5:15 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works.
  • National Game and Puzzle Week
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:15 pm for grades 6-12.
    Create your own game or puzzle, solve a giant Sudoku, and enjoy Jenga, Monopoly and Uno tournaments all week long.
  • Get Hooked on Loom Knitting
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    4:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Learn to knit with a loom to create hats, scarves, wraps and more during this come-and-go program. Or, bring your own project and master your technique.
  • Pajama Storytime
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    6:00 pm for infants-grade 2.
    Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
  • Under-An-Hour-Reading-Club
    Park Central Branch Library
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm for adults.
    The Under-an-Hour Reading Club explores a new magazine article each week, sparking conversation over fresh topics and current events. It's the fun of a book club, but in less time--perfect for a busy schedule. Pick up a copy of the upcoming article at the Park Central Branch Library or find out about it on our Facebook page at facebook.com/thelibrary.org.
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