All library branches will close at 5 p.m. and the Mobile Library will not make its scheduled stops on Wednesday, Mar. 4, due to inclement weather. See the weather closing policy.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

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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.


Wednesday, March 4, 2015

  • 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
    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.
  • 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.
  • "The Ghost Bride"
    Brown Bag Book Discussion
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    12:15 pm to 1:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Bring your lunch and take a break from your workday with a good book. "The Ghost Bride" by Yangsze Choo.
  • Minute to Win It Wednesdays!
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Join us the first Wednesday of every month for some crazy fun games. Prizes and snacks provided.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

  • Explore
    Library Station
    10:30 am to 11:30 am in the Santa Fe room for adults.
    Explore is an ongoing, inclusive series aimed at developmentally challenged adults. Not just a storytime, this program is a quest for fun and learning as we cover topics of interest with stories, images, crafts and sensory activities.
  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Brentwood Branch Library
    10:30 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.
  • Explore
    Library Station
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the Santa Fe room for adults.
    Explore is an ongoing, inclusive series aimed at developmentally challenged adults. Not just a storytime, this program is a quest for fun and learning as we cover topics of interest with stories, images, crafts and sensory activities.
  • Otaku Teen Thursday
    Willard Branch Library
    3:00 pm to 6:00 pm for age 13-grade 12.
    Have fun with everything manga, anime, and more at this special Otaku-themed Teen Thursday!
  • Now Serving Raspberry Pi
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:15 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Learn programming on Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room! Spend some time experimenting with one of the fastest-growing personal computing devices in the country. Yes, it's Pi not pie, although there will be snacks.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Brentwood Branch Library
    3:30 pm 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.
  • Park Central TV Night
    Park Central Branch Library
    5:00 pm to 6:30 pm for age 14 and older.
    Get your couch potato on at the Library as we watch two episodes of "Supernatural," rated TV-14, featuring Sam and Dean Winchester's demon-hunting adventures. Snacks will be provided.
  • Fun with Paper Crafts
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Learn how to turn paper into beautiful, usable art at this monthly craft series. Materials provided; bring scissors and glue if you have them, or use ours. Paper Containers: Make sturdy boxes and other containers perfect for storage or gift-giving.
  • "Radiance of Tomorrow"
    Evening Book Discussion
    Brentwood Branch Library
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By Ishmael Beah.
  • "A Lesson Before Dying"
    NXT Chapter: A Book Group for 20/30-Somethings
    Library Center
    7:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Harrison room for ages 20-39.
    By Ernest J. Gaines. Refreshments will be served.
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