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Story Times and Book Clubs


Free IN PERSON registration for Fall 2016 Story Times and Book Clubs begins Monday, September 12th at 6:30 PM. Telephone registrations begin at 10 AM on Tuesday, September 13th.

Introduce your child to books and reading at our fun Story Times and Book Clubs.

STORY TIMES

We offer a variety of registration and drop-in story times:

Mother Goose  (10:30 - 11:15 a.m.) is a twice weekly, drop-in storytime for babies - 48 months old. We hope one of the two offerings per week will fit into your busy preschool schedule! Join us in the Meeting Room for lots of fun.
Registration is not required.

Baby Lap Time (0-12 months) is a weekly, early literacy storytime for parents and children held in our Story Hour Room.  We share songs, books, and the latest baby brain research. See the table below for days, dates and times. Registration is required.

Wiggle Words (2-3’s), Book Bunch (3-4's), and Book Worms (4-5’s) are weekly Storytimes held in our Story Hour Room. Fun stories and activities are selected for our 2-5 year olds. See the table below for days, dates, and times. Registration is required.

Free IN PERSON registration begins Monday, September 12th at 6:30 PM. Telephone registrations begin at 10 AM on Tuesday, September 13th.


Drop-In Storytimes

Mother Goose (0-4 years):
Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
September 28 - December 7
 Attend with Parent – Drop-In

Mother Goose (0-4 Years):
Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
 September 29 - December 8
 Attend with Parent –-- Drop-In

Pajama Time (3-7 years):
6:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Monday, September 19
Monday, October 17
Monday, November 21
Monday, December 19

*Parents Choice --- Drop-In

* Parents Choice =
Parents & Caregivers can choose
to stay in the Story Hour Room
with their child or wait for them
in the Children's Room.


Registration Storytimes

Baby Lap Time (0-12 months):
   Tuesday, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
October 4 - November 29
  Attend with Parent–Registration Required

Wiggle Words (2-3 Years):
Monday, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
October 3 - December 5
  Attend with Parent–Registration Required

Book Bunch (3-4 Years):
Monday, 1:15 - 1:45
October 3 - December 5
  Parents Choice–Registration Required


Book Worms (4-5 Years):
Tuesdays, 1:15 - 1:45
October 4 - November 29
Children attend without parent.



BOOK CLUBS

Free IN PERSON registration begins Monday, September 12th at 6:30 PM and is open to 15 participants per book club. Telephone registrations begin at 10 AM on Tuesday, September 13th.



Book Clubs for Kids!
Spring 2016:
4:00 - 4:45 p.m.
in the Story Hour Room

Kindergarten Book Club - Tues. 10/04, 11/01, 12/06

1st Grade Book Club - Wed. 10/05, 11/02, 12/07

2nd Grade Book Club -  Thu. 10/13, 11/10, 12/08

3rd Grade Book Club -Wed.  10/12, 11/09, 12/14

4th Grade Book Club - Tues. 10/11, 11/08, 12/13

5th Grade Book Club - Thurs. 10/08, 11/03, 12/01

Book selections for each grade will be available at the Children's Desk four weeks prior to the club meeting. Read the book yourself or have someone read it to you, then come to the meeting prepared to have some fun.

Please register your child for the grade in which they are currently enrolled.

Parents and caregivers must remain in the Children's area while the book clubs are in progress.

Evening Adult/Child Book Clubs
in the Story Hour Room

Four Eyes for Grades 3 & 4 will meet in the evening 6:30-7:30 pm
Tuesday, October 18
Tuesday, November 15
Tuesday, December 13

Book Buzz for Grades 5 & 6 will meet in the evening 7-8 pm
Thursday, October 13
Thursday, November 10
Thursday, December 8

These book clubs are open to kids in grades 3 to 6 with an adult family member, caregiver, or friend. The groups meet once a month. Registration is required and groups are limited to eight pairs  (16 total participants).

Mini Masters Art Book Club
in the Story Hour Room

For kids in Grades 3 and up, monthly 4-4:45 PM
Wednesday October 19
Thursday, November 16
Wednesday, December 21

The book selection for each month will be about the life and works of a famous artist. At each meeting, we'll talk about the artists and then explore the style of that artist with a fun art project.

Registration is required.

If you are looking for our Winter/Spring PROGRAM & EVENTS schedule, please click on PROGRAMS in the menu to your left after September 2016.



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