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.

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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.


Wednesday, November 26, 2014

  • Thanksgiving Storytime
    Republic Branch Library
    10:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Get ready for Thanksgiving Day with crafts and stories about family, friends and the many things you have to be thankful for.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Fair Grove 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.
  • Rockin' Wednesdays
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:15 pm for grades 6-12.
    Hang out in the Teen Room and listen to music, play games and chill with your friends for the afternoon. We might even sing some karaoke!
  • 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.
  • "The Big Tiny: A Built-It-Myself Memoir"
    Downtown Book Club
    Offsite
    5:30 pm to 7:00 pm for adults.
    The conversation will be flowing as we discuss provocative fiction, nonfiction and memoir at The Coffee Ethic, 124 Park Central Square. "The Big Tiny: A Built-It-Myself Memoir" by Dee Williams.

Friday, November 28, 2014

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    10:00 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
    Republic Branch Library
    10:00 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 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
    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.
  • 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.
  • Teen Friday Night
    Library Station
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Santa Fe room for grades 6-12.
    If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in for games, crafts and special events.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

  • Retro Cartoon Saturday Morning
    Park Central Branch Library
    10:00 am to 11:30 am for all ages.
    Relive Saturday mornings of decades past as we show classic cartoons every Saturday morning. "The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones," not rated.
  • Puzzle Day
    Library Center
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 2-10.
    Love puzzles? Try your hand at puzzles of all types. We'll even make our own.
  • Simply Saturday
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.
  • Walk-In Weekend Theater
    Park Central Branch Library
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "A League of Their Own," rated PG.
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