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Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Join us for storytime and a craft in our Storytime Park located in the children's section of the library.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Bring your child to the library for a fun storytime with Miss. Lindsay and Karen H! We will explore different stories and make a themed craft each week.

Event Type: Storytime, Crafts
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Learn the game of chess and challenge your peers.Ages 5 & up.Registration required.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:25pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room
  • After a failed attempt to recover a stolen baby panda, police dog Max reluctantly teams up with a human FBI agent named Frank. A hot tip leads Max and Frank to Las Vegas for the world's most exclusive dog show. Rated PG. No registration required.
Event Type: Movie
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Adult (18+)
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Join Miss Lindsay and Karen H. for fun at the library. Listen to stories and then have fun coloring! Registration required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Toddlers (1-2 yrs), Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Partner with your toddler in simple animated poses, games, music and breathing exercises that help to strengthen coordination and build body awareness. We'll bark in downward dog, hiss in cobra pose and flutter our wings in butterfly, while we take a yoga journey that your child will never forget!This fun class provides key bonding methods, while also strengthening their growing muscles. All caregivers (parents, grandparents, etc) welcome. All levels.Ages 2-5, registration required.

Event Type: Health & Exercise, Special Event
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Thursday, November 15, 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)
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Friday, November 16, 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, November 16, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Story Time fun for preschool children.  Story time features a variety of crafts for children, a special party or two, and always ,stories, stories stories!  Don't miss the fun, we are making a paper tube Turkey.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Friday, November 16, 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)
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

For ages 3-8. Get ready for Thanksgiving cooking by decorating your own apron. We will be painting turkeys on our aprons (and whatever else you would like). This craft will be messy, so make sure to bring a smock. Registration required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Crafts, Special Event
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs), Kids (5-8 yrs)
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

At this month's Maker Monday we'll explore the science and engineering of the Native Americans. After learning about the different conditions prominent tribes across North America encountered, we'll test out different engineering principles they used to create their homes. Then we'll use our knowledge to recreate different Native American dwellings or imagine what they would build if they were exploring new frontiers like Mars!Ages 5+. Children 8 and under should attend with a parent.

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Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Kids (5-8 yrs)
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

At this month's Maker Monday we'll explore the science and engineering of the Native Americans. After learning about the different conditions prominent tribes across North America encountered, we'll test out different engineering principles they used to create their homes. Then we'll use our knowledge to recreate different Native American dwellings or imagine what they would build if they were exploring new frontiers like Mars!Ages 5+. Children 8 and under should attend with a parent.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Kids (5-8 yrs)
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Event Type: Storytime, Music & Dance
Age Groups: Infants (0-2 yrs), Toddlers (1-2 yrs)
Tuesday, November 20, 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.  Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Infants (0-2 yrs), Toddlers (1-2 yrs)
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Open-ended discovery as we build with Legos and more. Older students can use Tinkercad to use computer-aided design to make Lego creations. Designed for homeschoolers 5+ and their parents. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Tuesday, November 20, 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, November 20, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Story Time Fun for preschool Children. Story Time features a variety of crafts, a special party or two, and always, stories, stories,stories.  Don't miss Fun with Stickers.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Choose a book from our collection and read to Certified Therapy Pups Sweet Caroline and Liam.Registration is required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Join us for storytime and a craft in our Storytime Park located in the children's section of the library.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Bring your child to the library for a fun storytime with Miss. Lindsay and Karen H! We will explore different stories and make a themed craft each week.

Event Type: Storytime, Crafts
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

We'll explore the science and engineering of the Native Americans. After learning about the different conditions prominent tribes across North America encountered, we'll test out different engineering principles they used to create their homes. Then we'll use our knowledge to recreate different Native American dwellings or imagine what they would build if they were exploring new frontiers like Mars! For ages 5 to 12.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Tuesday, November 27, 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.  Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Infants (0-2 yrs), Toddlers (1-2 yrs)
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Event Type: Storytime, Music & Dance
Age Groups: Infants (0-2 yrs), Toddlers (1-2 yrs)
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Open-ended discovery as we build with Legos and more. Older students can use Tinkercad to use computer-aided design to make Lego creations. Designed for homeschoolers 5+ and their parents. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Tuesday, November 27, 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, November 27, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Story Time Fun for preschool Children. Story Time features a variety of crafts, a special party or two, and always, stories, stories,stories.  Don't miss the fun.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us for Mad Scientist Club! This month in  "Can Do Canoe" we get to test our engineering skills!Learn how the Native Americans built their canoes and create your very own.Ages 5-12, Registration Required

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Join us for storytime and a craft in our Storytime Park located in the children's section of the library.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Bring your child to the library for a fun storytime with Miss. Lindsay and Karen H! We will explore different stories and make a themed craft each week.

Event Type: Storytime, Crafts
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Learn the ancient art of Chinese Calligraphy! Over the 4 part course, kids will learn about the Chinese writing system, write their name in Chinese characters, pick up basic conversational phrases, and even paint on fans! Please attend all sessions if possible. For kids ages 5-12.Presented by Ms. Fang Xiao, a language teacher from China who is here through a grant for the US State Department.

Event Type: Art, Special Event
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Learn the game of chess and challenge your peers.Ages 5 & up.Registration required.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Join Miss Lindsay and Karen H. for fun at the library. Listen to stories and then have fun coloring! Registration required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Toddlers (1-2 yrs), Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Thursday, November 29, 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)
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Friday, November 30, 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, November 30, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Story Time fun for preschool children.  Story time features a variety of crafts for children, a special party or two, and always ,stories, stories stories!  Don't miss the fun.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Friday, November 30, 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)
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Design a hidden Mickey bandana & decorate your own Mickey ears. Things could get messy so please dress appropriately. Ages 8+  Registration required.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs)

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