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


Sunday, September 21, 2014

  • Hobbit Day
    Library Center
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the auditorium for all ages.
    It's time to party Hobbit-style! Celebrate World Hobbit Day at the Library with trivia, games, crafts and more! Costumes are encouraged.

Monday, September 22, 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.
  • Monster High
    Library Center
    6:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 4-8.
    Bring your "ghoulfriends" and join us for a scary good time! Try out claw-some crafts, monster trivia and games that will make you scream. Don't forget to wear a drop-dead gorgeous outfit and bring a camera! Materials will be provided.
  • DIY Laundry Soap
    Library Station
    6:30 pm in the Frisco room for adults.
    Join Jessica Mastrioanni of Just Live Modestly to learn how to make your own laundry soap for less than $50 a year. Go home with a sample of her simple, cost-effective recipe that works in top and front loading machines. Call 616-0683 to register. Registration starts September 8; call 865-1340.

Tuesday, September 23, 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 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
    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.
  • 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.
  • Storytime for Adults
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    12:05 pm to 12:50 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Why should kids have all the fun? Everyone likes being read to. Bring your lunch and relax as a librarian or guest storyteller reads hand-selected short stories, poetry and excerpts based on the monthly theme. All ages are welcome, but readings will be selected for mature listeners. Magic, Mayhem and @!&%: A Scintillating Selection of Banned Writings for Banned Books Week.
  • "Americanah"
    Book Discussion
    Brentwood Branch Library
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
  • Teen Tuesday
    Brentwood Branch Library
    3:30 pm to 4:30 pm in the meeting room for grades 6-12.
    Games, computers, crafts, snacks? What's your pick? We'll have some or all of these on Teen Tuesdays! Kick back after school and bring a friend to join the fun.
  • Teen Writer's Guild
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:30 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works.
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