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Fizz Boom Read: Summer Reading Program for ALL Ages

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July-December 2014


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


Tuesday, July 22, 2014

  • 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
    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.
  • Learn How to Check Out Library E-books
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    12:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Learn to check out and download e-books from the Library and read them on your digital device, e-reader, tablet or smartphone. Bring your device fully charged and registered along with your account passwords. If you have an e-ink device, you'll also need a USB cord and a laptop (if you have one).
  • "A Constellation of Vital Phenomena"
    Book Discussion
    Brentwood Branch Library
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By Anthony Marra.
  • Animal Mythbusters
    Library Station
    2:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades K-5.
    Can a bird smell? Do slithery snakes have backbones? Are reptiles slimy? Learn the answers to these and more questions about the animal kingdom. Our friends from the Dickerson Park Zoo will introduce you to some animals and share and dispel some common misconceptions about them.
  • Get Hooked on Loom Knitting
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    4:00 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.
  • Mad Science: Optical Illusions
    Strafford Branch Library
    4:00 pm for grades K-4.
    Learn how art and science converge to fool the mind’s eye. Leave with some art and tricks up your sleeve.
  • Pajama Storytime Tuesdays
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    6:00 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.
  • DigiTots Storytime
    Library Station
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
    Join us for a mix of traditional and digital storytimes using books and an iPad, with a focus on Racing to Read skills combined with the latest technology. We'll explore the very best educational apps designed to foster early literacy skills and fun, along with stories, music and dancing.
  • Under-An-Hour Reading Club
    Book Discussion
    Park Central Branch Library
    6:00 pm for adults.
    The Under-an-Hour Reading Club explores a new magazine article each week, sparking conversation over fresh topics and current events. It's the fun of a book club, but in less time--perfect for a busy schedule. Pick up a copy of the upcoming article at the Park Central Branch Library or find out about it on our Facebook page at facebook.com/parkcentrallibrary.
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