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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.


Friday, December 19, 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 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.
  • Holly Jolly Storytime
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    10:00 am to 11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Get into the holiday spirit with books, songs and a holiday craft. Materials will be provided.
  • 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.
  • 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, December 20, 2014

  • Racing to Read Playtime!
    Library Center
    10:00 am to 11:30 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
    Come play with us! Learning begins at birth and young children learn through play. Join us for a playdate filled with unstructured, developmentally appropriate activities for babies, toddlers and preschoolers where kids and parents can visit, play and socialize. You’ll find fun activities you can recreate at home and enjoy some of our special toys.
  • Holiday Movie Marathon
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    10:00 am to 4:30 pm for all ages/families.
    Enjoy a day of classic and not-so-classic holiday movies. Popcorn provided. "The Polar Express," rated G, 10 a.m.; "The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol," rated G, noon; "Beethoven's Christmas Adventure," rated PG, 12:40 p.m.; "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas," not rated, 1966 version, 2:15 p.m.; "The Nightmare Before Christmas," rated PG, 2:45 p.m.
  • 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.
  • Science Saturdays
    Strafford Branch Library
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for all ages.
    Join us every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. Disneynature's "Earth," rated G.
  • Saturday Afternoon at the Movies: Classic Musicals
    Library Center
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the auditorium for adults.
    Enjoy a Saturday matinee with a classic film. Feel free to bring your own snack. "On the Town," not rated, 1949.
  • Weekend Walk-In 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! "The Black Stallion," rated G.

Monday, December 22, 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.

Tuesday, December 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.
  • Movies at the Library
    Library Center
    10:00 am in the auditorium for all ages.
    Catch some of your favorite movies on the big screen. 10 a.m. "Cars," rated G; 1 p.m. "Cars 2," rated G. Come-and-go activities will be available in the Children’s Department throughout the day.
  • A Very Grinchy Storytime
    Willard Branch Library
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm for infants-age 6.
    Help the Grinch find his holiday spirit during this very Grinchy storytime! We'll watch 1966 classic "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," not rated, and read other holiday titles.
  • 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
    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.
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