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Programs for Children & Teens

 

Weekly Storytimes

Preschool (ages 3-6)

Tuesdays & Fridays 10 a.m.

January 5-February 12, 2016

 

Tot Time (ages 0-2)

Thursdays 9 or 10 a.m.

January 7-February 11, 2016

 

Monthly Clubs

Chess Club

2nd Tuesday every month

&

4th Thursday every month

6:30-8 p.m.

All ages & abilities

 

LEGOs Club

3rd Tuesday every month (except August)

3:30-5 p.m.

Ages 6 up

 

You Got Game (Afterschool Gaming Club) (except August)

3rd Thursday every month

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Ages 10 up

 

Volun-teens

2nd Thursday every month (except August)

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Ages 12 up

 

Special Programs

 

Party with the Pigeon

Thursday, December 31, 2015

11am-12pm

Rock in the New Year with the crazy antics of the Pigeon from the books by Mo Willems.  Laugh it up at our Pigeon puppet show.  Special appearances by Elephant and Piggie.  Let's countdown to noon with these favorite book characters!  Music and dancing to get the New Year started.  Mo' fun for everyone!  

 

Doodle to Masterpiece Contest

Monday, January 4 - Sunday, January 31, 2016

The library will provide you with a doodle; you will create the masterpiece.  Pick up an entry form for details.

Fun for everyone!

 

Minion Mania

Saturday, January 9, 2016

1-2pm

The lovable little villians are invading the library!  Time for a gathering of all things minion, featuring games, crafts, and a "meet n' greet" opportunity.  Everyone, wear your minion gear.  Let's go bananas!  

Fun for everyone!

 

Death by Chocolate

Friday, February 12, 2016

6-8pm

Ages 12 and up, bring your sweet tooth to our chocolate-crazy event.  We'll devour tasty chocolate treats as we watch a zombie romance movie (Rated PG-13).  Dipping, drizzling, and "choco-fying" of treats will ensue.  

Age 12 and up (Teens)

 

Family Reading Night

Friday, February 26, 2016

6-8:30pm

Don't miss Washington's annual community-wide celebration of reading held each year at Washington Middle School, which typically draws as many as 800 children and adults.  Award-winning author and illustrator, Meghan McCarthy, will debut her new book, The Wildest Race Ever:  The Story of the 1904 Olympic Marathon.  Hear stories from local celebrities and enjoy activity tables inspired by Buzz Books featured in the Missourian.  

For all ages.

 

Leap Day Concert with Babaloo

Monday, February 29, 2016

3:30-4:15pm

Leaping lizards!  Let the bean bags fly!  Babaloo brings his popular high energy musical comedy act to the library.  Use this "extra day" to put some excitement in your life, Babaloo-style.

For all ages.

 

Pi Day

Monday, March 14, 2016

3:30-5pm

Get your geek on, as we celebrate 3.14 with a variety of pi-challenges for smarty pants, young and old.  STEM activities to interest youthful geniuses.  Compete in a pie-eating contest (age groups include:  children 5-8, tween 9-12, teen 13-18, and adult 19 and up.)  BONUS!  It's Albert Einstein's birthday!  Follow the nerd herd to the Einstein scavenger hunt and photo opportunity area.

Pi fun for everyone!  

 

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, March 19, 2016

2pm

A family friendly afternoon flick!  Bring comfy seating and snacks!

Fun for everyone!

 

Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt

Friday, March 18, 2016

6pm

The library will be dark, and the hidden eggs will be full of candy.  Find the glitter egg to receive a special prize.  Bring a flashlight!

For ages 12 and up. 

April Fools Trivia Night

Friday, April 1, 2016

6pm

No joke!  It's free foolish fun for the whole family.  Young and old will join forces in this battle of the brains.  Families or interested individuals can come as a team of five to eight people.  If you are looking for a team to join, let us know when you register.  We'll create teams as needed.  Bring your own nibbles.  Lemonade and root beer for the thirsty.  Silly attendance prizes.  Registration starts Monday, March 21st.  Hosted by the Volun-teens.

Fun for everyone!

 

Arty Collage Party

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

3:30-4:30pm

Young artists ages 6 to 11 will create Eric Carle inspired springtime masterpieces.  Take home your collage to treasure!  All supplies provided.  Limit of 30.  Registration starts Monday, April 18, 2016.  

For ages 6 to 11!

 

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, May 7, 2016

2pm

A family friendly afternoon flick!  Bring comfy seating and snacks!

Fun for everyone!

 

Summer Reading Program Signups Begin

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Ready, Set, Read!

Fun for everyone!

Programs for Adults

 

(See the Book Discussion Groups on their own link.)

 

Doodle to Masterpiece Contest

Monday, January 4 - Sunday, January 31, 2016

The library will provide you with a doodle; you will create the masterpiece.  Pick up an entry form for details.

Fun for everyone!

 

2016 Winter Reading Challenge

Monday, January 4 - Thursday, March 31, 2016

Read to win this winter!  Pick up an entry form for more details.  

Fun for everyone!

 

Tech Talks

First Wednesday of the Month

3-4pm & 6-7pm

Having technology problems?  Starting January 6th, drop-in with your device for some one-on-one instruction.  

 

Winter Movie Night

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

6pm

Chill out at the library for an evening movie.  Bring snacks, drinks, and comfortable seating.

 

Downton Abbey Tea

Satday, January 30, 2016

11am

Celebrate the last season of Downton Abbey with tea, trivia, and party games.

 

Valentine Book BINGO

Monday, February 1 - Monday, February 29, 2016

Show your love for books by participating in a Book BINGO challenge.  Pick up a BINGO card for more information.

 

All You Need is Love & Chocolate:  Movie Night & Chocolate Bar

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

6pm

Indulge in some sweet treats while watching a festive chick flick on the library's big screen.

 

Great Decisions Discussion Group

Wednesdays, February 3 - March 9, 2016

1-2pm

Join the discussion on current foreign policy issues facing the U.S.

 

March Madness:  Battle of the Book Characters

Tuesday, March 1 - Thursday, March 31, 2016

Vote for your favorite book characters to advance them each week.  Pick up an entry form for more information.

 

 

Pi Day

Monday, March 14, 2016

3:30-5pm

Get your geek on, as we celebrate 3.14 with a variety of pi-challenges for smarty pants, young and old.  STEM activities to interest youthful geniuses.  Compete in a pie-eating contest (age groups include:  children 5-8, tween 9-12, teen 13-18, and adult 19 and up.)  BONUS!  It's Albert Einstein's birthday!  Follow the nerd herd to the Einstein scavenger hunt and photo opportunity area.

Pi fun for everyone!  

 

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, March 19, 2016

2pm

A family friendly afternoon flick!  Bring comfy seating and snacks!

Fun for everyone!

 

Vietnam Wailing Wall

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

6:30-7:30pm

Local author, Dennis Lane, will talk about his experience in the Vietnam War.

 

April Fools Trivia Night

Friday, April 1, 2016

6pm

No joke!  It's free foolish fun for the whole family.  Young and old will join forces in this battle of the brains.  Families or interested individuals can come as a team of five to eight people.  If you are looking for a team to join, let us know when you register.  We'll create teams as needed.  Bring your own nibbles.  Lemonade and root beer for the thirsty.  Silly attendance prizes.  Registration starts Monday, March 21st.  Hosted by the Volun-teens.

Fun for everyone!

 

150 Years of Fiddle Tunes

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

6:30-7:30pm

Listen to music dating back to the Civil War and learn the history behind it.

 

Computer & Internet Basics Class

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

1-3pm

Register for this class to brush up on your computer skills.  Limited to 10 participants.

 

April Showers Recycled Book Craft

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

6:30-7:30pm

A post-Earth Day crafting celebration!  Upcycle books by turning them into spring blooms.

 

Sit and Be Fit

First 4 Mondays in May

10:30-11:30am

Improve flexibility with a head-to-tow range of motion workout.

 

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, May 7, 2016

2pm

A family friendly afternoon flick!  Bring comfy seating and snacks!

Fun for everyone!

 

Summer Reading Program Signups Begin

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Ready, Set, Read!

Fun for everyone!

All programs take place in the Library Meeting Room unless otherwise stated

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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