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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 12 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2-year-olds with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Our doggy listeners are certified therapy dogs and love to listen to stories. Register for a 15-minute time slot. For grades K-6. Register in person, online, or by phone beginning 2 weeks before each program.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 22, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 25, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 25, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 25, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 25, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 25, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description

Use recycled materials creatively to produce fantastic works of art and incredible jewelry. Ages 4-12.

Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 25, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Come for stories, songs, rhymes and fun at this evening family story time for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2-year-olds with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for non-parent caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to 5 years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Use found and natural materials to build a fanciful fairy house, a gloomy goblin grotto, or any imaginative abode you wish.  Materials are provided, but you are welcome to bring extra. For grades 1-6.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
A library sleepover for your stuffed animal friend! In this two-day program, kids bring their plush toys in the evening for a fun bedtime story and then tuck in their toys for an overnight sleepover. The next afternoon we will show what fun all their stuffed animal friends had and kids can create a special keepsake scrapbook. Registration for this event includes attendance for the 4 pm Pick Up & Scrapbooking program Thursday, June 28 at 4 pm. Recommended for ages 5-8.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 12 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2-year-olds with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
This is the second day of the Stuffed Animal Sleepover.  If interested in this program please register for the 7pm Stuffed Animal Sleepover for Wednesday, June 27.  Registration for that day automatically includes this event.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 29, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 02, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 02, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 02, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 02, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Come for stories, songs, rhymes and fun at this evening family story time for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2-year-olds with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 12 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2-year-olds with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Do you love Minecraft? Want to learn how to play? Come explore, build, and get creative! For ages 7-12.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Do you love Minecraft? Want to learn how to play? Come explore, build, and get creative! For ages 7-12.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description

Use your wrists and arms to splatter paint onto your page to create an abstract masterpiece.  Enjoy creating art al fresco in our Reading Garden. . Please dress in clothes that can get a little messy.  In the event of rain we will create indoors. Recommended for ages 3-12.


Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Friday, July 06, 2018
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Come ready for open combat and fight for your survival! For ages 7-12.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 06, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 06, 2018
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Come ready for open combat and fight for your survival! For ages 7-12.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 07, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 09, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 09, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 09, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 09, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 09, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description

Have you ever been told "Don't play with your food?" Well, now you can! Join us to learn how to create tasty and fun food art snacks-and then eat them! For grades K-4.

Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 09, 2018
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Family Connections staff leads a fun-filled parent and child program designed for Kindergarten preparation. The two-part series covers the essential topics of alphabet, reading, rhyming, and mathematics. To register, call Family Connections at 216-321-0079.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 09, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Come for stories, songs, rhymes and fun at this evening family story time for babies, preschoolers, and their caregivers.
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies! Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces in this class for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2-year-olds with a grown-up.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement, puppets and fun in this story time for children 15-24 months with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for non-parent caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to 5 years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Time
3:00 PM
Description

Use recycled materials creatively to produce fantastic works of art and incredible jewelry. Ages 4-12.

Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Come and build together. Ages 6-14.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A special room filled with literacy-based activities just for babies from birth to 12 months and their parents or caregivers.
Location
Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
We'll share stories, songs, and movement for 2-year-olds with a grown-up.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun!
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Time
4:15 PM
Description
Practice the Japanese art of gyotaku (fish printing) using realistic rubber fish and washable paint.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 13, 2018
Time
2:15 PM
Description
Children and teens up to age 17 are invited to enjoy a short, fun reading and a tasty snack. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. No registration necessary.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A free preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to five years.
Location
Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 16, 2018
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for this program is full. To be added to the waiting list, complete an online appointment request form or fill out the form in-person at the library. If space becomes available, library staff will contact you to arrange a 25-minute time slot meeting each day, Monday-Thursday for two weeks. A parent or guardian must be present to register the student at the first scheduled appointment.