December 2019

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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Adult Whale Reading to Baby Whale
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, December 2 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-24 months: Listen to books, rhymes, songs, and finger-plays while letting your baby experience a group setting for the first time. After thirty minutes of storytime, babies and parents can engage in free play.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, December 4 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, and body movements while building early literacy skills. Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Owl in Crescent Moon Reading to Two Owlets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, December 5 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and finger-plays as your children build early literacy skills.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Two Cubs
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, December 6 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories, and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers can participate with their children during storytime
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
The Miracle Continues: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead

The Miracle Continues: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead

Gingerbread House
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Lobby
Friday, December 6 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
All Ages: Enjoy the holidays with hands-on activities, such as creating a huge gingerbread house with extra large Lincoln Logs, making Megatile trees, launching snowballs, and helping Spheros® pull a sleigh.
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center, Lobby
 
 
Saturday Stories

Saturday Stories

Cartoon Dinosaur with Glasses Reading a Book
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, December 7 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Ages 0-5: Start your Saturday morning with stories, songs, and conversation. Caregivers can learn creative ways to encourage interaction and pre-reading skills, improve motor coordination, and foster speech development with their children.
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
The Miracle Continues: Winter Workshop

The Miracle Continues: Winter Workshop

Stocking and Reindeer Felt Crafts with Red Beads
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, December 7 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
All Ages: Create handmade gifts, including: greeting cards using the Cricut and LED lights, ornaments for loved ones, and simple gifts for teachers, coaches, and other special people in your life. Gifts are free of charge. Supplies will be provided.
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Adult Whale Reading to Baby Whale
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, December 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-24 months: Listen to books, rhymes, songs, and finger-plays while letting your baby experience a group setting for the first time. After thirty minutes of storytime, babies and parents can engage in free play.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Hour of Code: Coding with Osmo
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Hour of Code: Code Your Own Dance Party
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, December 11 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, and body movements while building early literacy skills. Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose at Fresh Thyme

Mother Goose on the Loose at Fresh Thyme

Goose with Two Goslings in Front of Barn
Community Locations
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
Thursday, December 12 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-5: Join Mother Goose at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, and musical instruments. You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills. Children and parents will be provided with a breakfast snack bar by our host from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Storytime starts at 10:30 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Community Locations
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
 
 
Hour of Code: Coding with Osmo
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Owl in Crescent Moon Reading to Two Owlets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, December 12 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and finger-plays as your children build early literacy skills.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
The Polar Express at the Moon Lite Drive-in

The Polar Express at the Moon Lite Drive-in

Poster: The Polar Express
Main Library
Moon Lite Drive-In Theater
Sunday, December 15 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm
All Ages: Wear your pajamas and cozy up in the car as a family to watch The Polar Express to get into the holiday spirit. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and the film starts at 6:00 p.m. Each car receives free admission and a complimentary popcorn. 
4:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Moon Lite Drive-In Theater
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Adult Whale Reading to Baby Whale
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, December 16 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-24 months: Listen to books, rhymes, songs, and finger-plays while letting your baby experience a group setting for the first time. After thirty minutes of storytime, babies and parents can engage in free play.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Painting with Nicole

Painting with Nicole

Young Girl Covered in Paint
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, December 17 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Ages 5-14: Paint a masterpiece with Nicole. Follow along step-by-step as she shows you painting techniques. Each child will take home their own painting.
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, December 18 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, and body movements while building early literacy skills. Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Read to Rover

Read to Rover

Girl Reading to Small Dog
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Thursday, December 19 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
All Ages: Therapy dogs from Love on a Leash will provide a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere in which kids of any reading level can practice their reading skills. Bring your favorite reading material or choose from books and magazines at the Library. Call 812.235.2121 to reserve a time slot.
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B, West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Owl in Crescent Moon Reading to Two Owlets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, December 19 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and finger-plays as your children build early literacy skills.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Two Cubs
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, December 20 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories, and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers can participate with their children during storytime
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
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Youth Podcasting 1

Youth Podcasting 1

Girl Wearing Headphones with Microphone
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, December 26 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages 9-12: Step up to the microphone and get started with basic podcast equipment. Plan your topic, name it, and learn to record with Audacity. Learn to use the equipment properly and safely. Youth who complete this class can then reserve the equipment to use on their own time. No experience necessary. 
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Two Cubs
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, December 27 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories, and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers can participate with their children during storytime
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
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