Events

Monday, September 24

Page Turners -- The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Grades 7 and 8. Page Turners is moving to Monday nights! Join us for a book discussion just for grades 7 and 8. Read the book, come discuss what you liked (or didn’t!) about The Testing, and have some snacks. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
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Monday, October 1

Library Buddies Training (Grades 9-12)

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
(Grades 9-12) Earn volunteer hours and have a blast helping little kids explore art! During this four-week program, you’ll be paired up with a preschooler to learn about different artists’ work and try out their techniques. Things may get messy, so don’t wear your best clothes. To participate, you must attend the training session on October 1 (please note the time for the training session, 4:30-5:30pm). Registration for this program begins on Saturday, September 1.
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Monday, October 8

Library Buddies (Grades 9-12)

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:15pm
(Grades 9-12) Earn volunteer hours and have a blast helping little kids explore art! During this four-week program, you’ll be paired up with a preschooler to learn about different artists’ work and try out their techniques. Things may get messy, so don’t wear your best clothes. To participate, you must attend the training session on October 1 (see above). Registration for this program begins on Saturday, September 1.
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Wednesday, October 10

Mini Pumpkin Decorating

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Grades 7 to 12. Put a new spin on your pumpkin decorating! Come paint, marble, or Mod Podge a mini pumpkin! Please register.
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Sunday, October 14

Popcorn & Paperbacks -- A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro

Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:45pm
(Grades 9 to 12) Join us for a book & movie discussion just for grades 9 to 12. Read the book, come discuss A Study in Charlotte, have some snacks, and watch Sherlock Holmes (2009)! We’ll compare and contrast and decide which one we like best! Rated PG-13, to learn more go to www.commonsensemedia.org. Register and receive a copy of the book at the Youth Services Desk!
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Monday, October 15

Library Buddies (Grades 9-12)

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:15pm
(Grades 9-12) Earn volunteer hours and have a blast helping little kids explore art! During this four-week program, you’ll be paired up with a preschooler to learn about different artists’ work and try out their techniques. Things may get messy, so don’t wear your best clothes. To participate, you must attend the training session on October 1 (see above). Registration for this program begins on Saturday, September 1.
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Wednesday, October 17

Favorite Fall Foods (Grades 7-8)

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Grades 7 and 8. Come learn how to use seasonal produce to make applesauce and a salad. If allergies are a concern, ask us for a list of ingredients. Please register.
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Monday, October 22

Library Buddies (Grades 9-12)

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:15pm
(Grades 9-12) Earn volunteer hours and have a blast helping little kids explore art! During this four-week program, you’ll be paired up with a preschooler to learn about different artists’ work and try out their techniques. Things may get messy, so don’t wear your best clothes. To participate, you must attend the training session on October 1 (see above). Registration for this program begins on Saturday, September 1.
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Page Turners -- Endangered by Eliot Schrefer

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Grades 7 and 8. Join us for an extra special book discussion just for grades 7 and 8. Read the book, come discuss what you liked (or didn’t!) about Endangered, have some snacks, and Skype with the author! Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
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Thursday, October 25

Battle of the Books Orientation

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 5-8) Join us for Battle of the Books, a trivia competition for 5-8th graders! We’ll meet once a month to practice for our final competition in April. If you’d like to participate in Battle, this orientation meeting is mandatory--we will form teams, assign books, and learn the rules. Please register.
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Sunday, October 28

Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull Decorating Workshop

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
(Open to all ages) Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a tradition that originated in Mexico. Ancestors who have passed on are honored with festivals and celebrations--decorated calacas and calaveras (skeletons and skulls) appear everywhere as the most recognizable symbols of the holiday. Join us to learn more about Día de los Muertos and decorate a sugar calavera of your own!
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Monday, October 29

Library Buddies (Grades 9-12)

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:15pm
(Grades 9-12) Earn volunteer hours and have a blast helping little kids explore art! During this four-week program, you’ll be paired up with a preschooler to learn about different artists’ work and try out their techniques. Things may get messy, so don’t wear your best clothes. To participate, you must attend the training session on October 1 (see above). Registration for this program begins on Saturday, September 1.
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Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull Decorating Workshop

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
(Open to all ages) Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a tradition that originated in Mexico. Ancestors who have passed on are honored with festivals and celebrations--decorated calacas and calaveras (skeletons and skulls) appear everywhere as the most recognizable symbols of the holiday. Join us to learn more about Día de los Muertos and decorate a sugar calavera of your own!
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Monday, December 24

Tuesday, December 25