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Coming Events

Baby Time Storytime
Date: Friday, April 18, 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
Tiny Tots (ages 18 months – 2.5 years)
Date: Friday, April 18, 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.
Tiempo de Cuentos/Spanish Storytime
Date: Friday, April 18, 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, April 18, 2014.
Time: 10:30 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Toddler Tales (ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Friday, April 18, 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.
PAWS to Read (grades K-5)
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014.
Time: 10:00 AM.
Location: Florence Branch.
Description: Read to one of our therapy dogs – - Brodie, Doc, Squirt and others. Call the Florence Branch to schedule your 15-minute time slot. (rescheduled from April 12th).
Family Storytime (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Saturday, April 19, 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
Explore India
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014.
Time: 2:00 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Visit India without leaving Boone County! Using song, dance, hand-language, and a wealth of visual aids, the Cultural Centre of India will explore the history, religion and language of exotic India. Dancers dressed in colorful costumes will entertain you with breathtaking footwork and ancient storytelling techniques.
Tiny Tots Storytime (age 18 months – 2 1/2 years)
Date: Monday, April 21, 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 (ages 2.5 – 3.5 years)
Date: Monday, April 21, 2014.
Time: 10:00 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Family Storytime (ages 2-5+)
Date: Monday, April 21, 2014.
Time: 10:30 AM.
Location: Lents Branch.
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs, and play
Homework Help (all ages)
Date: Monday, April 21, 2014.
Time: 5:00 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: When school is in session, volunteers will help students utilize library resources to help with homework questions.
Eggs-periments (grades 3-5)
Date: Monday, April 21, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: Make scientific discoveries using leftover Easter eggs. Registration encouraged.
YS Staff Program
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
Time: 9:30 AM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: Story time for scheduled group.
Family Storytime (ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 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 Storytime (2 to 5+ years)
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
Time: 10:30 AM.
Location: Walton Branch.
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs, and music.
Toddler Tales Storytime (ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 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 (ages 18 mos – 2.5 years)
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 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.
Watercolorz (grades K-2)
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
Time: 4:30 PM.
Location: Lents Branch.
Description: Explore different painting techniques as you create a masterpiece. Registration encouraged.
Family Storytime (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 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 (ages birth – 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 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, April 23, 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 (ages 2.5 – 3.5 years)
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Bookworms Storytime (ages 3 1/2 to 5+ years)
Date: Thursday, April 24, 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.
Bookworms (ages 3.5-5+ years)
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Time: 1:00 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Pirate PARRR’ty! (grades K-5)
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Chapin Memorial Library.
Description: Ahoy, matey! Join us for some tales from the mighty sea, make your own Polly the Parrot, and play some scallywag tag!
American Girl Book Club (grades K-4)
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Put on your pajamas and explore Lanie’s world with an indoor camp-out! Registration required.
Family Storytime (2.5 to 5+ years)
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Help your children build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Baby Time Storytime
Date: Friday, April 25, 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
Tiny Tots (ages 18 months – 2.5 years)
Date: Friday, April 25, 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.
Tiempo de Cuentos/Spanish Storytime
Date: Friday, April 25, 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, April 25, 2014.
Time: 10:30 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Toddler Tales (ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Friday, April 25, 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.
Main Library Used Book Sale
Date: Friday, April 25, 2014.
Time: 4:00 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Spend the weekend shopping at the Library! Choose from hardback, paperback, CDs, videos, reference materials and more–on sale at greatly reduced prices! On Sunday, all items are sold by the bag!
Main Library Used Book Sale
Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014.
Time: 9:00 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Spend the weekend shopping at the Library! Choose from hardback, paperback, CDs, videos, reference materials and more–on sale at greatly reduced prices! On Sunday, all items are sold by the bag!
Family Storytime (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Saturday, April 26, 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
Main Library Used Book Sale
Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014.
Time: 1:00 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Spend the weekend shopping at the Library! Choose from hardback, paperback, CDs, videos, reference materials and more–on sale at greatly reduced prices! On Sunday, all items are sold by the bag!
Homework Help (all ages)
Date: Monday, April 28, 2014.
Time: 5:00 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: When school is in session, volunteers will help students utilize library resources to help with homework questions.
Honey Hill Farm Petting Zoo ( All ages)
Date: Monday, April 28, 2014.
Time: 5:00 PM.
Location: Walton Branch.
Description: Join us to pet and feed goats, ducks, alpacas, and more.
Pokemon (grades 4-7)
Date: Monday, April 28, 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.
Lego Mania! (all ages)
Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Florence Branch.
Description: Let your imagination run wild and build some amazing creations. We provide the Legos and Duplos. Registration encouraged.
Community Baby Fest
Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Break out sessions for the Community Baby Fest.
Act Out (grades 3-5)
Date: Thursday, May 01, 2014.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Show off your acting skills and star in different scenes. Registration encouraged.

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

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