PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading Programs for Everyone

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January-June 2015


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


Tuesday, July 7, 2015

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Center
    9:30 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 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 Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Center
    10:15 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
    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.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Center
    11:15 am in the story hour room 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.
  • Nature Heroes
    Library Station
    2:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades K-5.
    Many animals play an important role in the ecosystem such as cleaning the environment, ridding us of pesky insects and controlling rodent populations. Our friends from the Springfield Conservation Nature Center will share stories about amazing animal feats and how animals use their special adaptations to survive.
  • Teen Writer's Guild
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    2:30 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works.
  • Meet the Art Hero
    Library Center
    4:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 4-8.
    Discover a world of art and meet an artist hero through stories, songs and activities. Henri Matisse.
  • Get Hooked on Loom Knitting
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    4:00 pm to 6:00 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. Some instructional materials will be provided, or bring your own.
  • Off the Hook Crochet Club
    Willard Branch Library
    5:00 pm to 6:30 pm for all ages.
    Love to crochet? Want to learn how? Gather with us to visit, work on your own projects, share ideas and patterns, or receive beginner's help. Some instructional materials will be provided, or bring your own. Knitters welcome!
  • Maker Camp
    Library Center
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the children's department for ages 8-12.
    Fantasy: "Make:believe" with the magic behind the movies. Materials will be provided. Call 616-0526 or 616-0706 to register. Registration starts June 23; call 882-0714.
  • "Serial" Podcast: Listen and Discuss
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    6:00 pm to 7:15 pm in the basement meeting room for adults.
    The podcast series "Serial" tells one, true story, week-by-week, over the course of a season. Listen to each episode, followed by discussion. Episode: Route Talk.
  • Pajama Storytime
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    6:00 pm to 6:15 pm for infants-age 6.
    Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
  • Teen Tuesdays
    Library Center
    6:00 pm in the Grafton room for grades 6-12.
    Teens, hang out with us this summer! Chat about your favorite books and movies, play awesome games and enjoy a snack. You can also help plan library events and programs for volunteer credit.
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