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  1. Stories in the Mall

    February 18, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Dippin' Dots in the Mall of Abilene

    The entire family is invited out for the next Stories at the Mall session, hosted next to the Dippin’ Dots station near Chick-fil-A. At each session, kids of all ages will join in to hear great stories, sing songs, and get hands-on with a craft too. Even better, kids will also get a free ice cream, thanks to our friends at Dippin’ Dots, just for coming out. Don’t miss out on this great monthly activity in the mall, and for additional information, contact staff at 325-698-7565.

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  2. Youth Chess Club

    February 18, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Meeting Room

    Tweens and teens are invited to be a part of the library’s Youth Chess Club, providing a great opportunity to learn and play chess in a supportive environment. At each session, youth will get the chance to socialize, learn about the club, develop skills and techniques for better play, watch demonstrations, and then try their hand at playing friendly games with their peers. Chess is a great game of strategy, and we invite you all to build up your skills at your library. Sessions will be hosted across all branch locations. For more information, contact staff at 325-698-7565.

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  3. Fandom Club

    February 18, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ 1st Floor, Teen Zone

    Calling all teens. If you have a fandom you love, and we know you know, then you’re invited to be a part of the Fandom Club at your Main Library. At these sessions, you’re invited to meetup at the Teen Zone to meet other fans, discuss your fandoms, create fandom based art, play fandom games, and so much more. For additional information, contact staff at 325-676-6067.

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  4. Family Coloring Club

    February 19, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM @ Meeting Room

    Families are invited to join us for a great coloring club session at your South Branch, where parents will enjoy this time spent with their kids engaging in some coloring activities. Feel free to bring in your own supplies, but the library will provide everything you’ll need to participate. Coloring is great for giving you the time to take a break, relieve some stress, and have a little fun without any real rules to follow. Plus, stick around after the program and join our children’s staff for the Preschool Storytime session that will start at 10:45AM. It’s a great way to spend a morning at the library. For additional information, contact staff at 325-698-7565.

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  5. Free Tax Assistance

    February 19, 2020, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ 2nd Floor, Auditorium

    e-File your taxes for free with IRS-trained volunteers from the AARP through the annual Free Tax Assistance program running February 5 through April 11 at your Main Library and Mockingbird Branch locations. Guests are helped on a first-come, first-served basis and you should bring with you your Photo ID, Social Security Card, W-2s, a blank check, and all other tax materials you’ll need from 2019. Sessions will be hosted weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10AM to 3PM at your Main Library, Fridays and Saturdays at the Mockingbird Branch (same time). Sign-up for a spot starting at 9:30AM and continue to do so until all spots are filled. For more information, contact staff at 325-676-6025 or 325-437-7323.

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  6. Computer Basics Class

    February 19, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ 2nd Floor, Conference Room

    If you have an interest in learning to use a computer, but don’t know where to start, we have the class for you! The Computer Basics Class is a hands-on class giving an introduction to the part of the computer and how to use them, focusing on its primary navigational tool, the mouse. This one-session class is designed for people with little to no computer experience, so don’t hesitate to sign up if you fall into one of these categories. Everyone in the class will be a beginner. Class size is limited to the first five who register, and registration is required. Call 325-676-6025 to register or for more information.

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  7. Free Tax Assistance

    February 20, 2020, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ 2nd Floor, Auditorium

    e-File your taxes for free with IRS-trained volunteers from the AARP through the annual Free Tax Assistance program running February 5 through April 11 at your Main Library and Mockingbird Branch locations. Guests are helped on a first-come, first-served basis and you should bring with you your Photo ID, Social Security Card, W-2s, a blank check, and all other tax materials you’ll need from 2019. Sessions will be hosted weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10AM to 3PM at your Main Library, Fridays and Saturdays at the Mockingbird Branch (same time). Sign-up for a spot starting at 9:30AM and continue to do so until all spots are filled. For more information, contact staff at 325-676-6025 or 325-437-7323.

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  8. LEGO My Library

    February 20, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ 1st Floor, Children's Area

    If you’re into LEGO building, don’t miss the next LEGO My Library session at your Main Library. This is the time where we layout a sea of LEGO and platform and then see what youth are inspired to create within an hour. Work on a project solo, or partner up with others for a joint project, there’s no wrong way to have fun. Youth under the age of 8 should be accompanied by an adult. For more information, feel free to contact staff at 325-676-6067.

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  9. Cover-to-Cover Book Club

    February 20, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Mockingbird Branch Library

    Our first book for 2020 will be ‘What Alice Forgot’ by Lianne Moriarty. Alice Love is twenty-nine, crazy about her husband, and pregnant with her first child. So imagine Alice’s surprise when she comes to on the floor of a gym (a gym! She HATES the gym) and is whisked off to the hospital where she discovers the honeymoon is truly over—she’s getting divorced, she has three kids, and she’s actually 39 years old. Alice must reconstruct the events of a lost decade, and find out whether it’s possible to reconstruct her life at the same time. She has to figure out why her sister hardly talks to her, and how is it that she’s become one of those super skinny moms with really expensive clothes. Ultimately, Alice must discover whether forgetting is a blessing or a curse, and whether it’s possible to start over. Come ready to discuss this title with the rest of the club at our next meeting. For more information, call 325-437-7323.

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  10. Mockingbird Movies: "The Help"

    February 20, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Looking to catch a free movie at your library? Come out to the Mockingbird Branch and join us for a great evening showing of the hit film “The Help,” starring Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone, and Jessica Chastain, which was adapted from the best seller of the same name by Kathryn Stockett. In this film, an aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids’ point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis. This film is rated PG-13 for thematic material and has a run time of 2 hours and 26 minutes. Feel free to bring in snacks to enjoy the movie and for additional information, contact staff at 325-437-7323.

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  11. Open Mic Night

    February 20, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Meeting Room

    Calling all local performers! Whether you play an instrument, sing, recite poetry, etc., join us at your South Branch Library’s Open Mic Night so you can share your talent with the community. Space is limited so register online to reserve your place on our stage! Each performer will be given a 5-minute slot. There are no limitations on what you can do, but please keep it family-friendly. Only performers will need to register for the event. If you want to come out and watch, feel free to do so. Walk-ins for performing will be accepted, but only taken after registered performers as time allows. This will be a new monthly event at your library, so let’s make it a successful one and show us your talent! For more information, contact staff at 325-698-7565.

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  12. Free Tax Assistance

    February 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Activity Room

    e-File your taxes for free with IRS-trained volunteers from the AARP through the annual Free Tax Assistance program running February 5 through April 11 at your Main Library and Mockingbird Branch locations. Guests are helped on a first-come, first-served basis and you should bring with you your Photo ID, Social Security Card, W-2s, a blank check, and all other tax materials you’ll need from 2019. Sessions will be hosted weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10AM to 3PM at your Main Library, Fridays and Saturdays at the Mockingbird Branch (same time). Sign-up for a spot starting at 9:30AM and continue to do so until all spots are filled. For more information, contact staff at 325-676-6025 or 325-437-7323

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  13. Super Storytime: All About the Wind

    February 21, 2020, 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM @ Meeting Room

    Kids and parents! Prepare to get ready for the next Super Storytime event at your South Branch Library where each month features a new theme for youth to get involved in. At this session, we’re focusing on learning about the wind. We’ll learn about what causes wind, and even make a wind chimes craft so we can experience wind in motion. All materials will be supplied for the craft, and for additional information about the event, contact staff at 325-698-7565.

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  14. Family Board Games

    February 21, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ 1st Floor, Children's Area

    Join your Main Library for a great Family Board Games session. We’ll offer a great selection of classic games such as Don’t Break the Ice, Candyland, and more, then you can play them as a family, or challenge other participating families in some gaming fun. Plus, you’re also welcome to bring a game with you to play. The more the merrier. It’s a great way to spend an afternoon as a family at your library, while also making new friends with those who come out. For additional information, contact staff at 325-676-6067.

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  15. Free Tax Assistance

    February 22, 2020, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Activity Room

    e-File your taxes for free with IRS-trained volunteers from the AARP through the annual Free Tax Assistance program running February 5 through April 11 at your Main Library and Mockingbird Branch locations. Guests are helped on a first-come, first-served basis and you should bring with you your Photo ID, Social Security Card, W-2s, a blank check, and all other tax materials you’ll need from 2019. Sessions will be hosted weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10AM to 3PM at your Main Library, Fridays and Saturdays at the Mockingbird Branch (same time). Sign-up for a spot starting at 9:30AM and continue to do so until all spots are filled. For more information, contact staff at 325-676-6025 or 325-437-7323

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  16. LEGO Galore

    February 22, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Area

    Youth are invited out to your Mockingbird Branch Library for some LEGO Club fun. We’ll supply all the materials you’ll need to build whatever you can think of, and offer resources for all the different items you can build with these simple building blocks. We’ll spend the majority of the program working on our creations, and then we’ll reserve some time at the end of the program to admire what everyone has built. Don’t miss out on this fun event at your library. For more information, contact staff at 325-437-7323.

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  17. Family Flix: "The Addams Family"

    February 22, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Meeting Room

    Kids and parents are invited to join your South Branch Library for a great mid-morning movie. This time around, we’ll be watching the adventures of a unique family whose theme song we all love, “The Addams Family.” In this animated comedy, the eccentrically macabre family moves to a bland suburb where Wednesday Addams’ friendship with the daughter of a hostile and conformist local reality show host exacerbates conflict between the families. This film is rated PG for macabre and suggestive humor, and some action, and has a run time of 1 hour and 26 minutes. Light snacks will be served, or feel free to bring your own snacks to the show. For additional information, contact staff at 325-698-7565.

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  18. Saturday Matinee: "Black Panther"

    February 22, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:15 PM @ Meeting Room

    Catch a great movie during the South Branch Library’s Saturday Matinee event where we play great hits. At this session we’ll be diving back into a hit Marvel movie and watching 2018’s breakout hit, “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, and Lupita Nyongo. In this film, after the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” T’Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country’s past. This film is rated PG-13 for prolonged sequences of action violence, and a brief rude gesture, and has a run time of 2 hours and 14 minutes. Light snacks will be served, or feel free to bring in your own snacks and food for the movie. For additional information, contact staff at 325-698-7565.

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  19. Pokemon Meetup

    February 23, 2020, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Meeting Room

    Join us for an afternoon of gaming fun! Designed for both new and experienced players, all are welcome to be a part of this weekly meet up where we gather to play the Pokemon Card Game. Gameplay will be for youth from 1:30PM to 2:30PM, then teens and adults from 2:30PM to 5:30PM. Pokemon has something for everyone, so come out, bring your cards, and be ready to battle it out at your library. Instruction will also be available for those interested in learning how to play, and once you do, you’ll be challenging everyone else in no time. Call 325-698-7565 for details.

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  20. Once Upon a Storytime

    February 23, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Children's Area

    Join your South Branch Library for another wonderful Once Upon A Storytime session as we will welcome in a very special royal guest to meet with youth! Kids can feel free to come dressed up in your favorite princess or prince costumes, or other storybook characters to then join us for stories, songs, games, crafts, and more at this majestic storytime. Picture opportunity with meet & greet to follow. The whole family is invited to this fun, free event at the South Branch Library. Call 325-698-7565 for more information.

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  21. TECH Time

    February 24, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Meeting Room

    As more people acquire smartphones, tablets, and laptops, you may find yourself needing a little help. If that’s you, join us for TECH (Technology Enrichment & Collaborative Help) Time at your library. Sessions will be hosted on a weekly basis at your South Branch Library where our tech gurus will help you to navigate your way through learning to use your devices and answering your tech-related questions. If you need help learning to use our digital services, learning to use features on your devices, experiencing a problem, etc., we’ll do our best to help you learn and resolve the issues you’re experiencing. We may not have all the answers, but we’ll certainly do our best to help. Guests will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis and limited to 20-minutes if others are waiting. For more information, contact staff at 325-698-7565.

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  22. Imagination Lab: Claymation

    February 24, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ 1st Floor, Story Room

    Youth won’t want to miss the next Imagination Lab session at your Main Library where we get hands-on with great projects that have you thinking, imagining, and creating. At this session, youth will be learning about stop motion (or claymation). You’ll learn to design character with play-doh, then use a HUE camera to record a short video featuring your characters. You’ll be able to edit and add effects to the animation too. No experience is needed and we’ll take you through each step of the animation process. Materials and technology will be provided for all who participate. Call 325-676-6067 for additional information.

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  23. Dungeons & Dragons Gaming

    February 24, 2020, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Activity Room

    Need someplace to host a Dungeons & Dragons game? Looking for other teens to play D&D with? Well come on over to the Mockingbird Branch because we’ll be hosting regular gaming sessions on select Monday evenings starting at 5:30PM. The library will provide the three main manuals, dice, and character sheets. So if you’re a Dungeon Master, or an adventurer, come join in on the gaming fun. For more information, contact staff at 325-437-7323.

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  24. Fandom Club

    February 25, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ 1st Floor, Teen Zone

    Calling all teens. If you have a fandom you love, and we know you know, then you’re invited to be a part of the Fandom Club at your Main Library. At these sessions, you’re invited to meetup at the Teen Zone to meet other fans, discuss your fandoms, create fandom based art, play fandom games, and so much more. For additional information, contact staff at 325-676-6067.

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  25. Common Threads: Knitting & Crochet Club

    February 25, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Basement, Makerspace

    If you’re an adult who is into knitting and crocheting, you’re invited to be a part of the Common Threads: Knitting & Crochet Club at your Main Library. You’re encouraged to bring along your projects as we gather for socializing and learning about new and interesting techniques from each other about the world of yarn. See what projects we’re working on, and show off some of your own to inspire others. Light refreshments will be provided, and for additional information, contact staff at 325-676-6025.

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  26. Crafty DIY: Cherry Blossoms Painting

    February 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Basement, Makerspace

    Don’t miss the second session of Crafty DIY at your Main Library. This is the program where we’ll supply the materials to show you how to create some great DIY crafts and projects to be used in your home decor. Each session features something new and all you have to bring with you are your crafting hands and a willingness to make something fun at your library. At this session, we’ll be helping you to express your artistic side with getting hands-on in Cherry Blossom Painting. It’s easier than you think so don’t miss out. Call 325-676-6025 if you have any questions.

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  27. Free Tax Assistance

    February 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ 2nd Floor, Auditorium

    e-File your taxes for free with IRS-trained volunteers from the AARP through the annual Free Tax Assistance program running February 5 through April 11 at your Main Library and Mockingbird Branch locations. Guests are helped on a first-come, first-served basis and you should bring with you your Photo ID, Social Security Card, W-2s, a blank check, and all other tax materials you’ll need from 2019. Sessions will be hosted weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10AM to 3PM at your Main Library, Fridays and Saturdays at the Mockingbird Branch (same time). Sign-up for a spot starting at 9:30AM and continue to do so until all spots are filled. For more information, contact staff at 325-676-6025 or 325-437-7323.

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  28. Free Tax Assistance

    February 27, 2020, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ 2nd Floor, Auditorium

    e-File your taxes for free with IRS-trained volunteers from the AARP through the annual Free Tax Assistance program running February 5 through April 11 at your Main Library and Mockingbird Branch locations. Guests are helped on a first-come, first-served basis and you should bring with you your Photo ID, Social Security Card, W-2s, a blank check, and all other tax materials you’ll need from 2019. Sessions will be hosted weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10AM to 3PM at your Main Library, Fridays and Saturdays at the Mockingbird Branch (same time). Sign-up for a spot starting at 9:30AM and continue to do so until all spots are filled. For more information, contact staff at 325-676-6025 or 325-437-7323.

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  29. LEGO My Library

    February 27, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ 1st Floor, Children's Area

    If you’re into LEGO building, don’t miss the next LEGO My Library session at your Main Library. This is the time where we layout a sea of LEGO and platform and then see what youth are inspired to create within an hour. Work on a project solo, or partner up with others for a joint project, there’s no wrong way to have fun. Youth under the age of 8 should be accompanied by an adult. For more information, feel free to contact staff at 325-676-6067.

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  30. Free Tax Assistance

    February 28, 2020, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Activity Room

    e-File your taxes for free with IRS-trained volunteers from the AARP through the annual Free Tax Assistance program running February 5 through April 11 at your Main Library and Mockingbird Branch locations. Guests are helped on a first-come, first-served basis and you should bring with you your Photo ID, Social Security Card, W-2s, a blank check, and all other tax materials you’ll need from 2019. Sessions will be hosted weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10AM to 3PM at your Main Library, Fridays and Saturdays at the Mockingbird Branch (same time). Sign-up for a spot starting at 9:30AM and continue to do so until all spots are filled. For more information, contact staff at 325-676-6025 or 325-437-7323

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  31. Free Tax Assistance

    February 29, 2020, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Activity Room

    e-File your taxes for free with IRS-trained volunteers from the AARP through the annual Free Tax Assistance program running February 5 through April 11 at your Main Library and Mockingbird Branch locations. Guests are helped on a first-come, first-served basis and you should bring with you your Photo ID, Social Security Card, W-2s, a blank check, and all other tax materials you’ll need from 2019. Sessions will be hosted weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10AM to 3PM at your Main Library, Fridays and Saturdays at the Mockingbird Branch (same time). Sign-up for a spot starting at 9:30AM and continue to do so until all spots are filled. For more information, contact staff at 325-676-6025 or 325-437-7323

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  32. LEGO Galore

    February 29, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Area

    Youth are invited out to your Mockingbird Branch Library for some LEGO Club fun. We’ll supply all the materials you’ll need to build whatever you can think of, and offer resources for all the different items you can build with these simple building blocks. We’ll spend the majority of the program working on our creations, and then we’ll reserve some time at the end of the program to admire what everyone has built. Don’t miss out on this fun event at your library. For more information, contact staff at 325-437-7323.

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Library - Storytimes

  1. Play & Learn at Mockingbird Branch

    February 18, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Activity Room

    Play & Learn is a weekly series designed for parents and youth ages 1-3. At this session, guests will participate in a series of sensory activities to facilitate exploration and stimulate a young child's senses.

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  2. Toddler Time at Mockingbird Branch

    February 18, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Activity Room

    Toddler Times are a weekly storytime session aimed at youth ages 2-3, and parents. Led by children's staff at the library, these sessions will help prepare youth for longer stories in preparation for engaging in all other children's programming for older youth at the library such as Preschool Storytime, Family Fun, and Super Storytime events.

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  3. Lapsit at South Branch

    February 18, 2020, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM @ Meeting Room

    Lapsits are a weekly storytime series aimed at parents and youth ages 1-2. Led by children's staff at the library, they'll be on hand to share rhymes, music, short stories, and more that's designed to keep a child's interest. Parents are encouraged to join in on activities with youth as they grow.

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  4. Baby Steps at Main Library

    February 19, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1st Floor, Story Room

    Baby Steps is a weekly storytime and activity series designed for parents to share with newborns up to age 1. At each session, stories, activities, and stimuli are presented along with parental participation. Follow along as children's staff help to guide you through a number of stimulating activities, while also getting the opportunity to socialize with other parents too.

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  5. Preschool Storytime at South Branch

    February 19, 2020, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM @ Children's Area

    The Preschool Storytime is presented weekly and aimed at youth ages 3-6. Kids will listen to great stories selected by children's staff, join in fingerplays, sing, dance, and watch puppets and other visual presentations. Parents are encouraged to join in on the storytime fun.

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  6. Head to Toes at Main Library

    February 19, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ 1st Floor, Story Room

    The Head to Toes program is a weekly series designed for youth ages 2-5, as well as parents to engage in as well. This storytime series will focus on body recognition, gross motor skills, and all things head to toe. So get them up and moving and learning with us at the library.

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  7. Toddler Time at Main Library

    February 20, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1st Floor, Story Room

    Toddler Times are a weekly storytime session aimed at youth ages 2-3, and parents. Led by children's staff at the library, these sessions will help prepare youth for longer stories in preparation for engaging in all other children's programming for older youth at the library such as Preschool Storytime, Family Fun, and Super Storytime events.

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  8. Toddler Time at South Branch

    February 20, 2020, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM @ Children's Area

    Toddler Times are a weekly storytime session aimed at youth ages 2-3, and parents. Led by children's staff at the library, these sessions will help prepare youth for longer stories in preparation for engaging in all other children's programming for older youth at the library such as Preschool Storytime, Family Fun, and Super Storytime events.

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  9. Mother Goose on the Loose at Main Library

    February 20, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ 1st Floor, Story Room

    Mother Goose on the Loose is a unique weekly storytime event designed for parents and youth from newborn up to age 3. At each session, guests will engage in an award-winning literacy program utilizing a variety of activities such as rhymes, puppets, and songs.

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  10. Baby Steps at South Branch

    February 24, 2020, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM @ Meeting Room

    Baby Steps is a weekly storytime and activity series designed for parents to share with newborns up to age 1. At each session, stories, activities, and stimuli are presented along with parental participation. Follow along as children's staff help to guide you through a number of stimulating activities, while also getting the opportunity to socialize with other parents too.

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  11. Rhythm & Rhyme at Mockingbird Branch

    February 24, 2020, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM @ Children's Area

    Rhythm & Rhyme is a great weekly series, hosted on Mondays and Fridays for youth of various ages. This educational program combines music, dance, and rhythm with structured learning at your library, in a relaxed environment. It's a great way for getting up and moving at your library.

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  12. Preschool Storytime at Main Library

    February 24, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ 1st Floor, Story Room

    The Preschool Storytime is presented weekly and aimed at youth ages 3-6. Kids will listen to great stories selected by children's staff, join in fingerplays, sing, dance, and watch puppets and other visual presentations. Parents are encouraged to join in on the storytime fun.

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  13. Play & Learn at Mockingbird Branch

    February 25, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Activity Room

    Play & Learn is a weekly series designed for parents and youth ages 1-3. At this session, guests will participate in a series of sensory activities to facilitate exploration and stimulate a young child's senses.

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  14. Toddler Time at Mockingbird Branch

    February 25, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Activity Room

    Toddler Times are a weekly storytime session aimed at youth ages 2-3, and parents. Led by children's staff at the library, these sessions will help prepare youth for longer stories in preparation for engaging in all other children's programming for older youth at the library such as Preschool Storytime, Family Fun, and Super Storytime events.

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  15. Lapsit at South Branch

    February 25, 2020, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM @ Meeting Room

    Lapsits are a weekly storytime series aimed at parents and youth ages 1-2. Led by children's staff at the library, they'll be on hand to share rhymes, music, short stories, and more that's designed to keep a child's interest. Parents are encouraged to join in on activities with youth as they grow.

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  16. Baby Steps at Main Library

    February 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1st Floor, Story Room

    Baby Steps is a weekly storytime and activity series designed for parents to share with newborns up to age 1. At each session, stories, activities, and stimuli are presented along with parental participation. Follow along as children's staff help to guide you through a number of stimulating activities, while also getting the opportunity to socialize with other parents too.

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  17. Preschool Storytime at South Branch

    February 26, 2020, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM @ Children's Area

    The Preschool Storytime is presented weekly and aimed at youth ages 3-6. Kids will listen to great stories selected by children's staff, join in fingerplays, sing, dance, and watch puppets and other visual presentations. Parents are encouraged to join in on the storytime fun.

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  18. Head to Toes at Main Library

    February 26, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ 1st Floor, Story Room

    The Head to Toes program is a weekly series designed for youth ages 2-5, as well as parents to engage in as well. This storytime series will focus on body recognition, gross motor skills, and all things head to toe. So get them up and moving and learning with us at the library.

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  19. Toddler Time at Main Library

    February 27, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1st Floor, Story Room

    Toddler Times are a weekly storytime session aimed at youth ages 2-3, and parents. Led by children's staff at the library, these sessions will help prepare youth for longer stories in preparation for engaging in all other children's programming for older youth at the library such as Preschool Storytime, Family Fun, and Super Storytime events.

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  20. Toddler Time at South Branch

    February 27, 2020, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM @ Children's Area

    Toddler Times are a weekly storytime session aimed at youth ages 2-3, and parents. Led by children's staff at the library, these sessions will help prepare youth for longer stories in preparation for engaging in all other children's programming for older youth at the library such as Preschool Storytime, Family Fun, and Super Storytime events.

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  21. Mother Goose on the Loose at Main Library

    February 27, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ 1st Floor, Story Room

    Mother Goose on the Loose is a unique weekly storytime event designed for parents and youth from newborn up to age 3. At each session, guests will engage in an award-winning literacy program utilizing a variety of activities such as rhymes, puppets, and songs.

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