REPUBLIC BRANCH PROGRAMS

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

  • Teen Crafternoon
    3-9 p.m. for grades 6-12.
    Flex your creative muscles with a new project every third Thursday of each month. Materials will be provided.

Friday, January 20, 2017

  • Edge Mobile Class: Computer Skills II
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    Learn to identify common Windows elements, work with windows, use the taskbar and Start menu, explore settings and personalize your computer. Prerequisites: Computer Skills I or experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts December 1; call 732-7284.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Prerequisites: Some experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts December 1; call 732-7284.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

  • DIY Winter Skin Savers
    6 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Banish dry, winter skin with items you already have in your pantry. Learn to make and take home samples of a coffee bath scrub and nourishing honey lip balm. Materials will be provided.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.

Friday, January 27, 2017

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

  • STEAM Play Saturday
    11 a.m. in the community room for grades K-8.
    STEAM play encourages mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning, creative problem solving and an appreciation for their connection to art. We’ll supply LEGO bricks, Raspberry Pis, simple circuits and other materials – just bring your imagination!

Monday, January 30, 2017

  • Pajama Storytime
    7 p.m. in the community room 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.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

  • Pokémon Party
    6-8 p.m. in the community room for grades 4-8.
    Join us for Pokémon crafts and activities as we watch "Pokémon: The First Movie," not rated.

Friday, February 3, 2017

  • Edge Mobile Class: Internet Basics
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    Learn how to navigate the Internet using your browser's menus and toolbars. Access websites by typing in a Web address or using search engines. Learn how to change your home page and add a website to your favorites. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts January 3; call 732-7284.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Prerequisites: Some experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts January 3; call 732-7284.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

  • "The House Girl" by Tara Conklin
    Book Discussion

    1:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    By Tara Conklin

Friday, February 10, 2017

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

  • Based-on-the-Book Film Series
    2-4 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Enjoy contemporary films based on popular works of fiction and nonfiction. "The Bourne Legacy," rated PG-13

Monday, February 13, 2017

  • Pajama Storytime
    7 p.m. in the community room 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.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

  • Teen Crafternoon
    3-9 p.m. for grades 6-12.
    Flex your creative muscles with a new project every third Thursday of each month. Materials will be provided.

Friday, February 17, 2017

  • Edge Mobile Class: File Management
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    Learn to save, organize, copy, move, rename, delete, find and manage files and folders on your computer or external storage device. Prerequisites: Computer Skills II or experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts January 3; call 732-7284.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Prerequisites: Some experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts January 3; call 732-7284.
  • Mini Golf @ The Library
    6-8 p.m. for all ages.
    Come in from the cold and into the library after hours for a round of mini golf. We'll read "Curious George Plays Mini Golf" by H. A. Ray and eat a snack together before we play mini golf on our special course. All youth must be accompanied by an adult caregiver during this family event.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

  • DIY Puzzle Wreaths
    6 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Learn how to make a whimsical home decoration from your old jigsaw puzzles. Materials will be provided.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.

Friday, February 24, 2017

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

  • STEAM Play Saturday
    11 a.m. in the community room for grades K-8.
    STEAM play encourages mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning, creative problem solving and an appreciation for their connection to art. We’ll supply LEGO bricks, Raspberry Pis, simple circuits and other materials – just bring your imagination!

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

  • Racing to Read Playtime
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for Infants to age 6.
    Come play with us! Learning begins at birth, and playing is how young children learn. Join us for a play-date filled with unstructured, developmentally appropriate activities for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Kids and parents can visit, play and socialize. You’ll find fun activities you can recreate at home as well as enjoy some of our special toys.
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