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Teen Take & Make Kit: Handmade Gifts

Colorful Pieces of Felt
Main Library
Wednesday, December 1 at (All day)
Ages 12-19: Customize a mug or make a no-sew fleece blanket with the easy crafts in this kit. You can keep your creations for yourself or give them as gifts this holiday season. Kits available while supplies last.

Kids Take & Make Kit: Dinosaurs

Young Girl Examining Dinosaur Skull with Magnifying Glass
Main Library
Wednesday, December 1 at (All day)
Ages 5-12: Dig in to this dino-mite kit with your young paleontologist! Use a wooden dowel and brush to carefully excavate an egg, practice fine motor skills by sewing a dinosaur craft, and learn even more about these "terrible lizards" with two new books: Earth Before Us by Abby Howard and To the Land of the Dinosaurs. Kits available while supplies last.

Early Literacy Kit: Sensory Bin

Close-Up of Water Beads
Main Library
Wednesday, December 1 at (All day)
Ages 0-5: Open-ended, tactile play provides developmental opportunities for your child, including increasing fine motor skills, critical thinking, and creativity. Plus, sensory bins are easy to create! Fill the plastic bin with items provided in this kit, improvise new experiences with things you already have at home, or hide surprises for your little one to discover. Kits available while supplies last.

Ready to Read Storytime

Young Mother Reading to Toddler
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, December 3 at 10:30 am
Ages 0-5: Whether you're looking to bond with your little one, meet new friends, or prepare for their first day at Kindergarten, you can capture your child's imagination at Ready to Read Storytime. At Ready to Read Storytime, your child will learn new words and sounds, practice good listening and social skills, and develop their fine-motor skills with music, dance, and songs.

Friends of the Library Annual Holiday Book Sale

Books with Bag and a Cup of Cocoa
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Saturday, December 4 at 9:00 am
Start your gift shopping early at the Friends Holiday Book Sale. Shop hundreds of books, including fiction by your favorite authors, non-fiction, hobbies and crafts, and kids' books. The average price is just $1.00! You can also select the perfect stocking-stuffers from gift items, DVDs, CDs, magazines, and more.
cover of This is Ear Hustle
Cover for Charming as a Verb
Cover for Grace Banker and Her Hello Girls Answer the Call
Cover: Selena: Queen of Tejano Music
Cover: Somebody Give this Heart a Pen
Cinder book cover
How to Cake It cover
image of book I am every good thing