All Events & Activities: anytime, any location, all ages

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, February 15 in observance of Presidents' Day.

Saturday, December 12, 2015
(All day) @ Central Library

Though the tangle of events played out 125 years ago — leaving some 200 Lakota men, women, and children dead at the hands of the U.S. Army — the massacre at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, on December 29, 1890, remains a controversial chapter in America’s history. Government officials saw it as an act of war. Lakota survivors, their descendants, and American Indian advocates considered it premeditated murder.

Friday, February 12, 2016

No matter what your limitations, maybe you can still reap the physical, mental and emotional benefits of exercise. This class is designed to give you a total body workout. Cardio, strength and flexibility exercises are all performed from a seated position.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

Friday, February 12, 2016
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a storytime.

Friday, February 12, 2016

This course will teach participants how to walk and stretch safely, increase flexibility, and improve balance. Weekly incentives will be given to participants.
Join us to learn how walking can improve your fitness and help manage your arthritis pain.

Friday, February 12, 2016
12:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Some of Hollywood's most famous comedians, the Marx brothers, star in "Room Service", a comedy about cash-strapped producers of a play trying to find a backer for their play while also seeking a way to avoid being evicted from their hotel room. A rollicking good time with Groucho's rapier wit and Chico and Harpo's trademark comedic performances. Also starring Lucille Ball in one of her earlier films. 1939

Friday, February 12, 2016
3:00pm @ Waldo Branch

What do Minecraft, Halo, NBA2K and Call of Duty have in common? They are games played every Friday afternoon at the Waldo library. Come have a great time racking up wins!

Friday, February 12, 2016

Calling all Duelists looking to throw down in a tourney. Bring your cards early at 5:00 pm to be approved and be sure to check the ban list against your deck. Permission forms are required and are available at Trails West.

Friday, February 12, 2016

While the best-known cowboys of the Old West were white, it’s believed one in four were African-American. Through storytelling and song, vocalist and cultural historian Brother John Anderson helps young audience members explore their history. Appropriate for ages 5 and up.

Saturday, February 13, 2016
10:00am @ Waldo Branch

The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) literacy program uses therapy animals to improve children's reading and communication skills. Join the R.E.A.D. team at the Waldo Branch the second Saturday each month between September 2015 and April 2016 (excluding December and January) as children read the pooches some prose. Children may sign up for a 10-minute slot each Saturday. Parents must sign a release form before children will be allowed to read with one of the dogs.

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