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Friday, August 17, 2018 - 10:30am to 10:50am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Bring your baby and listen to stories, sing songs, and do finger plays. For infants under the age of 2. Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch. 

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Infants (0-2 yrs)
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room
Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Story time, crafts and games for ages 1 & up! Our theme this week is "Under the Sea".  We will read some ocean and sea-life books and make a seahorse maraca out of paper plates!Ages 0-5 years, registration required.

Event Type: Art, Crafts, Games
Age Groups: Infants (0-2 yrs), Preschool (3-5 yrs), Toddlers (1-2 yrs)
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Have a shaking good time making a pair of your own egg shakers and then use them as we shake it up with a selection of egg shaking songs! Please join us in the meeting room.

Event Type: Music & Dance, Storytime, Art
Age Groups: Toddlers (1-2 yrs), Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:20am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

A short program for babies and toddlers.  We'll sing, bounce, clap, and share a story or two!  After the program, stay for a half-hour of playtime!

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Infants (0-2 yrs), Toddlers (1-2 yrs)
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Stories, rhymes, and a craft for 2-year-olds and an adult caregiver.  Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Toddlers (1-2 yrs)
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Make your own musical instrument with recycled materials all provided by the library!Ages 6 & up, registration required.

Event Type: Art, Crafts
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room
Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn the game of chess or play other strategy games, and challenge your peers!Registration required. Ages 5-9

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs)
Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Use glow in the dark paint, glue and glitter to paint mason jars and make fairy houses this summer.Ages 6 & up, registration required. Please register individually to ensure we have enough supplies.

Event Type: Crafts, Art
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm

A mix between music and comedic storytelling, there is something for everyone. Join Ron and "Mr. Guitar" in song and dance and interactive comedy skits. For all ages; registration required. 

Event Type: Music & Dance, Special Event
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs), Kids (5-8 yrs)
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 10:50am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Bring your baby and listen to stories, sing songs, and do finger plays. For infants under the age of 2. Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch. 

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Infants (0-2 yrs)
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room
Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Learn all about your 5 senses during our story time and then make your own magic sensory bottle using a variety of items all supplied by the library! For preschool and up.Registration required.

Event Type: Art, Crafts, Games
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs), Toddlers (1-2 yrs), Kids (5-8 yrs)
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Oh, no, the animals are all mixed up!  Help us get them straightened out in this special storytime.  Silly tales, activities to tickle your funny bone, and a craft are all part of the fun!  For kids age 3 and up.  Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs), Kids (5-8 yrs)
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Oh, no, the animals are all mixed up! Help us get them straightened out in this special storytime. Silly tales, activities to tickle your funny bone, and a craft are all part of the fun! For kids age 3 and up.Registration required.

Event Type: Art, Storytime, Music & Dance
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs), Kids (5-8 yrs)
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

For ages 3-8. Join Miss Christina W. for an extra special story time this Monday! Listen to stories about cats while eating Hello Kitty shaped waffles. We'll play Hello Kitty themed beanbag toss and color as well. Pajamas are encouraged! Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs), Kids (5-8 yrs)
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:20am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

A short program for babies and toddlers.  We'll sing, bounce, clap, and share a story or two!  After the program, stay for a half-hour of playtime!

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Infants (0-2 yrs), Toddlers (1-2 yrs)
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Stories, rhymes, and a craft for 2-year-olds and an adult caregiver.  Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Toddlers (1-2 yrs)
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Find ways to reuse recyclable materials and make your own rain sticks! All supplies will be provided by the library. Please bring your enthusiasm and creativity!Ages 6 & upregistration required. Please register individually to ensure we have enough supplies.

Event Type: Art, Crafts
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room
Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us at the Mad Scientist Club while we explore magnets.  We will make a project and use magnets to see how fast we can make things move.  

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

For ages 4-8. Join Miss Lindsay and Miss Christina W. for a magical story time! We will be reading stories about unicorns. Afterwards, craft your own unicorn out of newspaper and yarn. We will be eating rainbow chocolate bark while watching a short My Little Pony (rated G). Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Storytime, Crafts, Special Event
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs), Kids (5-8 yrs)
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn the game of chess or play other strategy games, and challenge your peers!Registration required. Ages 5-9

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs)
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Bring your preschooler to the library for a fun storytime with Miss Morgan! We'll read stories followed by activities that promote early literacy and motor skills. Younger siblings are welcome to join. Please register. 

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs), Toddlers (1-2 yrs)
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 10:30am to 10:50am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Bring your baby and listen to stories, sing songs, and do finger plays. For infants under the age of 2. Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch. 

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Infants (0-2 yrs)
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room
Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:20am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Children's Room

Lapsit Storytime for babies and toddlers is an interactive storytime for very young children and a caregiver, lasting about 20 minutes. The program uses rhyme and repetition to build language and literacy skills. 

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Toddlers (1-2 yrs), Infants (0-2 yrs)

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