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Check it Out – Yoga
Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Time: All Day.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Yoga is a great way to work on your flexibility and strength. Best of all, anyone can do it! Discover the health benefits of this ancient form of exercise at our Check It Out: Yoga event on Saturday, October, 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Main Library (See below for a complete class schedule).

Get your entire family active with yoga classes for beginners, intermediate yoga practitioners, and a special class just for kids. Continue working out your body and mind with sessions on Tai Chi, meditation, and Thai massage. The first 150 people will receive a free yoga mat just for attending!

Check It Out events are made possible by a Join the Fun grant from Interact for Health.

Check It Out: Yoga Schedule

10 – 10:30 a.m. – Registration

10:30 a.m. – Beginning Yoga for Adults

11:30 a.m. – Intermediate Yoga for Adults

12:45 p.m. – Meditation

Yoga for Kids

Thai Chi for beginners

Thai Massage
Family Time (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Time: 1:00 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime
Halloween Spooktacular (all ages)
Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Time: 1:00 PM.
Location: Chapin Memorial Library.
Description: Halloween fun for all ages! Play games like Pin the Bow Tie on Mr. Bones, Musical Pumpkins, and Boo Bowling! Drop by the gym for a game of zombie tag and riddle your way through scary movie trivia. Don’t forget to wear your costume!
Tiny Tots Story Time (ages 18 months – 2 1/2 years)
Date: Monday, October 27, 2014.
Time: 10:00 AM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Toddler Tales (2.5 to 3.5 years)
Date: Monday, October 27, 2014.
Time: 10:00 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Family Time (ages 2-5+)
Date: Monday, October 27, 2014.
Time: 10:30 AM.
Location: Lents Branch.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Pokemon (grades 4-7)
Date: Monday, October 27, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Gotta catch ‘em all! Play Pokémon with other players. Bring your own deck. No trading. English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Halloween Spooktacular (all ages)
Date: Monday, October 27, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Walton Branch.
Description: Halloween fun for all ages! Play Witch Hat Ring Toss, Hungry Hattie and create a severed finger pen or paper plate monster! Don’t forget to wear your costume!

Family Storytime (2 to 5+ years)
Date: Monday, October 27, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Family Time (ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014.
Time: 10:00 AM.
Location: Florence Branch.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Family Time (Ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014.
Time: 10:30 AM.
Location: Walton Branch.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Tiny Tots (18 months – 2.5 years)
Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Family Time (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Halloween Spooktacular
Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: Halloween fun for all ages! Watch a performance from Greta the Clumsy Witch, make a mosaic treat bag and a zombie marshmallow, and play a game of mummy ball toss! Teens can visit the Teen Scene to learn some gruesome make-up techniques and create a monster eye! Don’t forget to wear your costume!
Baby Time (birth – 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014.
Time: 9:30 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Tiny Tots Storytime (ages 18 months – 2 1/2 years)
Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014.
Time: 10:00 AM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Toddler Tales (2.5 to 3.5 years)
Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Halloween Spooktacular
Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Halloween fun for all ages! Make Jack o’Lanterns ooz, create an edible monster mouth, feel around in gooky goblin guts, and get in some zombie target practice! Don’t forget to wear your costume!
Discover Robotics
Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Have you ever wanted to drive a robot? Drop in and see members of the school’s FIRST Tech Challenge robotics team demonstrate how it really works.
Bookworms Story Time (ages 3 1/2 to 5+)
Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014.
Time: 10:00 AM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Tiny Tots (18 months – 2.5 years)
Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Bookworms (3.5-5+ years)
Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014.
Time: 1:00 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Halloween Spooktacular (All Ages)
Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Florence Branch.
Description: Halloween fun for all ages! Create slimy radioactive waste, build Frankenstein’s monster out of circuits, and feel around in gooky goblin guts! Stop by the teen area to watch old horror films — don’t forget to wear your costume!
Baby Time (ages birth to 18 months)
Date: Friday, October 31, 2014.
Time: 9:30 AM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime
Tiempo de Cuentos/Spanish Storytime
Date: Friday, October 31, 2014.
Time: 10:30 AM.
Location: Florence Branch.
Description: Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0-5 años con sus padres.
Sensory Storytime (all ages)
Date: Friday, October 31, 2014.
Time: 10:30 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 – 3 1/2)
Date: Friday, October 31, 2014.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Trick or Treat @ Your Library
Date: Friday, October 31, 2014.
Time: 6:00 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: We opened our doors last year to trick or treaters because of the rain, and much to our surprise, we had 3,324 little ghouls, goblins, princesses and parents arrive! We loved it! Due to popularity, three library locations will once again be open for trick or treating. If you prefer to trick or treat outside, use us as your back-up plan. If you prefer a one-stop indoor location in a safe, well-lit, weather-controlled environment, we’re here for you, too. Rain or shine there will be trick or treating at the Library!

The library will give away bookmarks, pencils and Tales’ tattoos. Parents, it’s up to you to bring the candy and the kids! We’ll have tables set up where you can hand out candy. Choose a spot and wait for the trick or treaters to arrive!

Please note: The Library cannot accept donations of candy.
Trick or Treat @ Your Library
Date: Friday, October 31, 2014.
Time: 6:00 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: We opened our doors last year to trick or treaters because of the rain, and much to our surprise, we had 3,324 little ghouls, goblins, princesses and parents arrive! We loved it! Due to popularity, three library locations will once again be open for trick or treating. If you prefer to trick or treat outside, use us as your back-up plan. If you prefer a one-stop indoor location in a safe, well-lit, weather-controlled environment, we’re here for you, too. Rain or shine there will be trick or treating at the Library!

The library will give away bookmarks, pencils and Tales’ tattoos. Parents, it’s up to you to bring the candy and the kids! We’ll have tables set up where you can hand out candy. Choose a spot and wait for the trick or treaters to arrive!

Please note: The Library cannot accept donations of candy.
Trick or Treat @ Your Library
Date: Friday, October 31, 2014.
Time: 6:00 PM.
Location: Florence Branch.
Description: We opened our doors last year to trick or treaters because of the rain, and much to our surprise, we had 3,324 little ghouls, goblins, princesses and parents arrive! We loved it! Due to popularity, three library locations will once again be open for trick or treating. If you prefer to trick or treat outside, use us as your back-up plan. If you prefer a one-stop indoor location in a safe, well-lit, weather-controlled environment, we’re here for you, too. Rain or shine there will be trick or treating at the Library!

The library will give away bookmarks, pencils and Tales’ tattoos. Parents, it’s up to you to bring the candy and the kids! We’ll have tables set up where you can hand out candy. Choose a spot and wait for the trick or treaters to arrive!

Please note: The Library cannot accept donations of candy.
Family Time (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Saturday, November 01, 2014.
Time: 1:00 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime
Tiny Tots Story Time (ages 18 months – 2 1/2 years)
Date: Monday, November 03, 2014.
Time: 10:00 AM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Toddler Tales (2.5 to 3.5 years)
Date: Monday, November 03, 2014.
Time: 10:00 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Family Time (ages 2-5+)
Date: Monday, November 03, 2014.
Time: 10:30 AM.
Location: Lents Branch.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Peanut Butter Bash
Date: Monday, November 03, 2014.
Time: 4:30 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: November is National Peanut Butter Month and we are pondering all the positive points of peanut butter. Make and create with edible peanut butter clay, make your own peanut butter and see how it compares with familiar brands, build edible structures, and more!
Lego Mania (all ages)
Date: Monday, November 03, 2014.
Time: 6:00 PM.
Location: Lents Branch.
Description: Let your imagination run wild and build some amazing creations. We provide the Legos and Duplos. Registration required.
Family Storytime (2 to 5+ years)
Date: Monday, November 03, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Family Time (ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, November 04, 2014.
Time: 10:00 AM.
Location: Florence Branch.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Family Time (Ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, November 04, 2014.
Time: 10:30 AM.
Location: Walton Branch.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, November 04, 2014.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Tiny Tots (18 months – 2.5 years)
Date: Tuesday, November 04, 2014.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Family Time (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Tuesday, November 04, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Baby Time (birth – 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, November 05, 2014.
Time: 9:30 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Tiny Tots Storytime (ages 18 months – 2 1/2 years)
Date: Wednesday, November 05, 2014.
Time: 10:00 AM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Toddler Tales (2.5 to 3.5 years)
Date: Wednesday, November 05, 2014.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Homeschool Sampler (Gr.1-5)
Date: Wednesday, November 05, 2014.
Time: 2:00 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Experience Native American culture. See hunting artifacts, gardening tools, furs, clothes, and learn Native American games and face painting. Presented by Imago for Earth.
Bookworms Story Time (ages 3 1/2 to 5+)
Date: Thursday, November 06, 2014.
Time: 10:00 AM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Tiny Tots (18 months – 2.5 years)
Date: Thursday, November 06, 2014.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Bookworms (3.5-5+ years)
Date: Thursday, November 06, 2014.
Time: 1:00 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
DIY Sharpie Plates (all ages)
Date: Thursday, November 06, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Chapin Memorial Library.
Description: Design your own ceramic plate using permanent markers. Come back a week later to pick up your creation. Registration required.
Baby Time (ages birth to 18 months)
Date: Friday, November 07, 2014.
Time: 9:30 AM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime
Tiempo de Cuentos/Spanish Storytime
Date: Friday, November 07, 2014.
Time: 10:30 AM.
Location: Florence Branch.
Description: Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0-5 años con sus padres.
Sensory Storytime (all ages)
Date: Friday, November 07, 2014.
Time: 10:30 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 – 3 1/2)
Date: Friday, November 07, 2014.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.

Please contact Shaun Davidson at 342-BOOK(2665) at least one week in advance if special accommodations are needed.

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