October 2021

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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Infant with Book
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Monday, October 4 at 10:00 am

Ages 0-2: Introduce your infant or toddler to new books, experiences, and skills while you strengthen your bond with them at Tiny Tot Time! In this group setting, your child will interact with children their age, learn to listen to others as a librarian reads to them, and strengthen their hands through fingerplays, shakers, and scarves. You will also discover tips to continue building these skills at home. After storytime, you and your child can spend an additional half hour socializing with other parents and their children!

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
CyberSuccess: Digital Citizenship

CyberSuccess: Digital Citizenship

Young Girl on Computer
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 5 at 5:30 pm

Ages 5-8: Good manners and empathy towards others are just as important in the virtual world as they are in the real world. In this two-session workshop, your child will learn how to be a good digital citizen, why etiquette is important online, and how to avoid or navigate negative interactions through songs, storytime, and discussion. Please register for each session separately.

5:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Wiggle Worm Storytime

Wiggle Worm Storytime

Mother Reading to Young Girl
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, October 6 at 10:00 am

Ages 2-5: Start your toddler or preschooler on the path to a successful year in Kindergarten with Wiggle Worms. At Wiggle Worms, your child will build early learning skills through listening, reading and discussing stories, practicing the alphabet, and expanding their vocabulary. They will also develop fine motor skills by performing fingerplays and body movement-based activities while learning how to cooperate with others in a group setting. Each storytime ends with a half hour session of free-play for you and your child to socialize with others.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
CyberSuccess: Digital Citizenship

CyberSuccess: Digital Citizenship

Young Girl on Computer
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 6 at 5:30 pm

Ages 5-8: Good manners and empathy towards others are just as important in the virtual world as they are in the real world. In this two-session workshop, your child will learn how to be a good digital citizen, why etiquette is important online, and how to avoid or navigate negative interactions through songs, storytime, and discussion. Please register for each session separately.

5:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Infant with Book
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Monday, October 11 at 10:00 am

Ages 0-2: Introduce your infant or toddler to new books, experiences, and skills while you strengthen your bond with them at Tiny Tot Time! In this group setting, your child will interact with children their age, learn to listen to others as a librarian reads to them, and strengthen their hands through fingerplays, shakers, and scarves. You will also discover tips to continue building these skills at home. After storytime, you and your child can spend an additional half hour socializing with other parents and their children!

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
CyberSuccess: Online Safety

CyberSuccess: Online Safety

Young Girl on Laptop
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Tuesday, October 12 at 4:00 pm

Ages 8-11: Almost everything your child does-from talking to their friends to playing their favorite games-can be done online. As more of your child's time is spent on the internet, their risk of exposure to scams, misinformation, and privacy violations increases. Teach them how to protect themselves and their personal information with games, activities, and discussion at this two-session workshop. Please register for each session separately.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Wiggle Worm Storytime

Wiggle Worm Storytime

Mother Reading to Young Girl
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, October 13 at 10:00 am

Ages 2-5: Start your toddler or preschooler on the path to a successful year in Kindergarten with Wiggle Worms. At Wiggle Worms, your child will build early learning skills through listening, reading and discussing stories, practicing the alphabet, and expanding their vocabulary. They will also develop fine motor skills by performing fingerplays and body movement-based activities while learning how to cooperate with others in a group setting. Each storytime ends with a half hour session of free-play for you and your child to socialize with others.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
CyberSuccess: Online Safety

CyberSuccess: Online Safety

Young Girl on Laptop
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, October 13 at 4:00 pm

Ages 8-11: Almost everything your child does-from talking to their friends to playing their favorite games-can be done online. As more of your child's time is spent on the internet, their risk of exposure to scams, misinformation, and privacy violations increases. Teach them how to protect themselves and their personal information with games, activities, and discussion at this two-session workshop. Please register for each session separately.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Infant with Book
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Monday, October 18 at 10:00 am

Ages 0-2: Introduce your infant or toddler to new books, experiences, and skills while you strengthen your bond with them at Tiny Tot Time! In this group setting, your child will interact with children their age, learn to listen to others as a librarian reads to them, and strengthen their hands through fingerplays, shakers, and scarves. You will also discover tips to continue building these skills at home. After storytime, you and your child can spend an additional half hour socializing with other parents and their children!

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
Wiggle Worm Storytime

Wiggle Worm Storytime

Mother Reading to Young Girl
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, October 20 at 10:00 am

Ages 2-5: Start your toddler or preschooler on the path to a successful year in Kindergarten with Wiggle Worms. At Wiggle Worms, your child will build early learning skills through listening, reading and discussing stories, practicing the alphabet, and expanding their vocabulary. They will also develop fine motor skills by performing fingerplays and body movement-based activities while learning how to cooperate with others in a group setting. Each storytime ends with a half hour session of free-play for you and your child to socialize with others.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Osmo: Run your own pizza company

Osmo: Run your own pizza company

Little Girl Topping a Pizza
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, October 21 at 5:00 pm

Ages 5-11: Show off your entrepreneurial spirit when you open your own Pizza Company using Osmo® and augmented reality! Learn how to run a business by completing customer orders, providing them with exact change, and earning tips for speedy service. As you gain more experience, the demand for your shop will increase. Can you keep up with the orders?

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Infant with Book
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Monday, October 25 at 10:00 am

Ages 0-2: Introduce your infant or toddler to new books, experiences, and skills while you strengthen your bond with them at Tiny Tot Time! In this group setting, your child will interact with children their age, learn to listen to others as a librarian reads to them, and strengthen their hands through fingerplays, shakers, and scarves. You will also discover tips to continue building these skills at home. After storytime, you and your child can spend an additional half hour socializing with other parents and their children!

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
Wiggle Worm Storytime

Wiggle Worm Storytime

Mother Reading to Young Girl
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, October 27 at 10:00 am

Ages 2-5: Start your toddler or preschooler on the path to a successful year in Kindergarten with Wiggle Worms. At Wiggle Worms, your child will build early learning skills through listening, reading and discussing stories, practicing the alphabet, and expanding their vocabulary. They will also develop fine motor skills by performing fingerplays and body movement-based activities while learning how to cooperate with others in a group setting. Each storytime ends with a half hour session of free-play for you and your child to socialize with others.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
Halloween Book Giveaway

Halloween Book Giveaway

Three Jack-O-Lanterns on Front Porch Steps
Main Library
Lobby
Friday, October 29 at 6:00 pm

All Ages: Pick up a Halloween treat you can enjoy all year long while you're trick-or-treating downtown! Select a free book to take home, take a selfie at the photo booth, and play spooky games on the Library lawn.

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Lobby