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Monday, February 24, 2020 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time.

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Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Please join us in celebration of International Polar Bear Day and decorate a polar bear cookie. Limit 1 cookie per child. Parent/Guardian is required to attend with children under the age of 9. If coming as a group, please register as a family.  Be sure to list the total number of family members attending program. 

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Use your maker and crafting skills to give back to someone in need. This year we'll be making handmade cards for kids in hospitals and soldiers stationed all over the world. Scrapbooking and card making supply donations are welcome. Ages 5 and up. Children under 9 must have an adult. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp)

Napoleon Bonaparte, Alan Turing, Isaac Asimov, Ben Franklin, Bill Gates, David Bowie, Keanu Reeves, Harry Houdini, Heidi Klum and many other famous people are all chess players.  Learn to play the game or test your skills with a match!  All ages are welcome. 

Event Type: Clubs
Age Groups: Kids, Teens, Adult
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Paint a lucky wishing star to celebrate the leap year. We will use a simple Pointillism technique - a painting using a pattern of dots. This craft is messy so dress appropriately. Supplies limited. Registration required. For those in grades 6-12.

Event Type: Art
Age Groups: Teens
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

"American Sign Language (ASL) is a complete, natural language that has the same linguistic properties as spoken languages, with grammar that differs from English. ASL is expressed by movements of the hands and face.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: All Ages
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

It's time to tinker! Join us for open-ended discovery as we build with Legos, K'nex, Magna Tiles, Lincoln Logs,  and more. For the safety of our patrons, children must be over 5 years of age. Parents welcome; we suggest you stay with children under 9. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

It's time to tinker! Join us for open-ended discovery as we build with Legos, K'nex, Magna Tiles, Lincoln Logs,  and more. For the safety of our patrons, children must be over 5 years of age. Parents welcome; we suggest you stay with children under 9. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

User your maker and crafting skills to give back to someone in need. This year we'll be making handmade cards for kids in hospitals and soldiers stationed all over the world. Scrap-booking and card making supply donations are welcome. Ages 5 and up. Children under 9 must have an adult. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

For all ages. Join Miss Christina W. for Pokémon club. This month we will be watching Pokémon 2000 (1999, rated G, run time 102 minutes).

Event Type: Computer/Video Games, Clubs, Movie
Age Groups: All Ages
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Are you a crafter who's looking for a nice big space to work? We have just the place! Join us in the Makerspace to work on your fiber and fabric arts, scrapbooking, paper arts, painting, jewelry making and more. We have basic supplies available. We suggest you bring materials to work with. If you will need equipment, we suggest that you email sroberts@warrenlib.org at least 24 hours in advance to make arrangements. We have items like a sewing machine, several di cutters, hand tools, knitting needles, and crochet hooks, etc. 

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Teens, Adult, Kids
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Are you a crafter who's looking for a nice big space to work? We have just the place! Join us in the Makerspace to work on your fiber and fabric arts, scrapbooking, paper arts, painting, jewelry making and more. We have basic supplies available. We suggest you bring materials to work with. If you will need equipment, we suggest that you email sroberts@warrenlib.org at least 24 hours in advance to make arrangements. We have items like a sewing machine, several di cutters, hand tools, knitting needles, and crochet hooks, etc. 

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Teens, Adult, Kids
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Get started with sewing by making a simple, hand-stitched coin purse or business cardholder. You'll learn to complete a running stitch and sew on a button, then decorate your awesome creation! Ages 8 and up. Children under 12 must have a teen or adult helper. Registration required. Please register all participants so that we can ensure we have enough supplies for all.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Kids, Teens, Adult
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn about prominent African Americans in US History then complete exciting STEM challenges based on their work. Ages 5 and up. Children under 9 must have an adult. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for a fun engineering activity that's perfect for the whole family. In honor of National Engineers Week, we'll be taking over the meeting room and building our own crazy contraptions. Rube Goldberg machines are famous for making simple tasks more complex. They take a lot of creativity to build. But we know you're up for the challenge!All ages. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens, Adult

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