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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.


Thursday, December 18, 2014

  • "Still Life"
    South Side Senior Center Book Discussion
    Offsite
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm South Side Senior Center for senior adults.
    We meet every third Thursday of the month at South Side Senior Center, 2215 S. Fremont Ave. "Still Life" by Louise Penny.
  • Christmas Cookies and Crafts
    Strafford Branch Library
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 5-12.
    Get into the holiday spirit by decorating Christmas cookies and creating a fun craft. Cookies and materials will be provided.
  • Teen Thursday
    Willard Branch Library
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for age 13-grade 12.
    If it's Thursday afternoon at the Willard Branch, it's Teen Thursday! Stop by for games, crafts, movies (rated PG-13 or under) and special events!
  • 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.
  • Park Central TV Night
    Park Central Branch Library
    5:00 pm to 6:00 pm for age 13 and older.
    Get your couch potato on at the Library as we watch two episodes of the fairy tale television drama "Once Upon a Time," rated TV-PG. Snacks will be provided.
  • Library Game Night at Mother's
    Offsite
    5:30 pm to 7:00 pm for age 21 and older.
    Gather at Mother’s Tasting Room and show off your literary knowledge! Join library staffers to play literary games over a pint of your favorite craft beer. At Mother's Brewing Company, 215 S. Grant Ave.
  • Polar Express Pajama Storytime
    Republic Branch Library
    7:00 pm for infants-age 6.
    Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to "The Polar Express," make a special craft and sing songs. Materials will be provided.

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.
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