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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 7:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Join Cylvia Ultz and learn origami! All ages are welcome to join this creative club. Young children must be accompanied by an adult. This month you will be learning how to fold a turkey. Registration required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Clubs, Crafts
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Learn to recreate awesome retro 80s games like Pac Man and Pong using Scratch. This is a fun, flexible, engaging way to explore coding while making a game you can really play then customize it to make it all your own. Ready Player One?

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Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Celebrate the start of the weekend and construct your own Tipi using a variety of sweet ingredients, then learn the history of the great Tipi while munching on your creation. Ages 10 & up, registration is required.

Event Type: Crafts, History
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Young Adult (13-18 yrs)
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Extend you Python programming knowledge with functions, classes and modules. We'll discuss their uses and then try them out together with simple challenges. Want to take your program home? Bring a USB flash drive.

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Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Bob Parr, Mr. Incredible, is left to care for Jack-Jack while Helen, Elastigirl, is out saving the world.  Snack provided.  Rated PG, 111 minutes.

Event Type: Movie
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Adult (18+)
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.

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Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Kids (5-8 yrs)
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Upcycle cork coasters into fancy little bulletin boards. These mini bulletin boards are perfect for your locker or room! Personalize yours with stencils and paint. Ages 9-12. Please register.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 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.

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Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 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)
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.

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Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 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.

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Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 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

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Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs), Tweens (9-12 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)
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Learn the ancient art of Chinese Calligraphy! Over the 4 part course, you will learn about the Chinese writing system, write your name in Chinese characters, pick up basic conversational phrases, and even translate brush strokes into painting on fans! Please attend all sessions if possible. For adults and teenagers. Presented by Ms. Fang Xiao, a language teacher from China who is here through a grant from the US State Department.

Event Type: Art, Special Event
Age Groups: Adult (18+), Young Adult (13-18 yrs)
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Bring in a copy of photo or take one at the Makerspace. Then use your picture to make your own unique puzzle to share with friends and family. Ages 7+. Children 8 and under may need a parent if they are still working on their scissor skills.

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Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

The Silhouette Cameo is a digital die cutter used by crafters and makers for scrapbooking, card making, stenciling, home decor, screen printing and more. We'll go over the basics of how the machine works, learn to use the design software and then cut our first creations. Everyone will complete a monogrammed napkin or printed bandana.For ages 18+

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Age Groups: Adult (18+), Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Boomers +
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Learn how different types of games are categorized and then develop your own. Will you make a card game? a dice game? A board game?  A trivia game? Or will you make a mashup of different types and invent something totally new?Get creative and make your own fun game! This a great program to do with a friend or family member to create a special keepsake.Ages 7-18. Children 8 and under may need assistance from a parent or older sibling. Please register all those who attend.

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Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Young Adult (13-18 yrs)

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