Library Events

July 2014 Programs


SNAP & READ Storytime (Special Needs And their Parents)

Special Needs And their Parents is a storytime designed for children ages 4 & up to experience the senses through music, movement, stories and play.  Storytime encourages children to develop their listening skills in a fun way.  This special program will allow you the opportunity to play and interact with your child while talking to child development professionals about resources that will assist you and your family.

Saturday, July 19 – 10:00 a.m.
Butman-Fish Library – 1716 Hancock


 

“Going Green with Jenny Jean” with Jenifer Strauss

Ever wonder what it means to Go Green? Join Storyteller Jenifer Strauss along with her friends Herman the Worm and Howard the Frog for stories, songs and silliness about the science of green living.

Saturday, July 19 – 3:00 p.m.
Zauel Library – 3100 N. Center


 

Cirque Amongus

Join us for an action packed show filled with juggling, music, magic, comedy and more. It is guaranteed to amaze and inspire children and adults alike.

Monday, July 21 – 7:00 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library – 1716 Hancock

Tuesday, July 22 – 1:30 p.m.
Claytor Library – 1410 N. 12th

Tuesday, July 22 – 4:00 p.m.
Wickes Library – 1713 Hess

Wednesday, July 23 – 2:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library – 505 Janes

Thursday, July 24 – 3:00 p.m.
Zauel Library – 3100 N. Center 


 

Big Blowout Party!

Celebrate the end of the summer reading program with food, games, and activities for all ages!  Don’t forget to turn in your reading record and receive your prizes!

Thursday, July 24 – 4:00 p.m.
Wickes Library – 1713 Hess


 

Fairy Garden Whimsy

In this enchanting class, tweens and teens will create a whimsical fairy garden. Fairy gardens are growing in popularity because they are so fun to design and offer such an imaginative escape. Supplies, including container, plant, and fairy will be provided. Class size is limited. Call 799-2771 to register today.

Saturday, July 26
3:00 p.m.
Zauel Library – 3100 N. Center


 

LEGO Club

Children must be 7-12 to register and adult participation is encouraged.  Call 799-9160 to register.

Saturday, July 26 – 2:00 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library – 1716 Hancock


 

Movie & Popcorn!

Children are invited to enjoy watch a fun movie while they munch on popcorn.

Tuesday, July 29 – 1:30 p.m.
Claytor Library – 1410 N. 12th


 

Preschool Storytime

Drop-in storytime includes books brought to life by Ms. Maureen, music and movement for Preschoolers ages 3-5!

Fridays – 10:30 a.m.
July 11, 18 & 25
Butman-Fish Library – 1716 Hancock

Preschool storytime for children 3-5 years of age featuring lots of stories, songs, fingerplays and fun for all!

July 1, 8, 15 & 22
Tuesdays – 10:00 a.m.
Hoyt Library – 505 Janes

Preschool storytime for children 3-5 years of age featuring lots of stories, songs, fingerplays and fun for all!

July 11, 18 & 25
Fridays – 10:30 a.m.
Zauel Library – 3100 N. Center


 

Monday Matinees

July 7, 14, 21 & 28
Mondays – 2:00 p.m.
Zauel Library – 3100 N. Center

Come out to Zauel Library and enjoy a Monday matinee!


 

Babies & Books

Babies, birth – 17 months old with a parent or other loving adult are invited to a four week storytime series where babies spend a special 25-30 minute one-on-one time with a loving adult participating in songs and nursery rhymes. Simple stories are introduced as well as some basic baby sign language. Registration is required.

July 8, 15, 22, and 29
Tuesdays – 10:00 a.m.
Zauel Library – 3100 N. Center


 

Mother Goose Times

Children ages 18-24 months with a parent or loving adult are invited to this enjoyable half hour of fun and learning.  Your young child will enjoy simple songs, nursery rhymes, movement activities, stories and lots of fun during this four week series.

July 10, 17, 24 & 31
Thursdays – 10:30 a.m.
Zauel Library – 3100 N. Center


Claytor Library Summer Hours

June 2-August 28
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.