Clubs & Activities: anytime, any location, all ages

Friday, February 13, 2015

Computers are everywhere, yet only one in 10 schools offers computer programming classes. Youth can get a taste here, joining in an encore session of Hour of Code events. Participants are encouraged to bring their own Wi-Fi-enabled devices, though Library devices are available to share. Recommended for ages 5 and older.


Saturday, February 14, 2015
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 February 2015 and April 2015 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.


Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Come join us for thirty minutes of fun stories, songs, and learning activities!
Please note that the Library does not open until 10 a.m., but story time attendees will be allowed in early for the 9:30 a.m. program.


Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Simple text and photographs present the life of Mae Jemison.


Tuesday, February 17, 2015
10:00am @ Central Library

Join us every Tuesday on the second floor! It's a great time to talk, sing, read, write and play! All ages welcome.

Parking is free.


Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Beatitudes form the backdrop for Weatherford's free verse poem that traces the African American journey from slavery to civil rights.


Tuesday, February 17, 2015
10:00am @ Westport Branch

Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.


Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Teen readers discuss Attack on Titan, vol. 1 by Hajima Isayama. Graphic Fiction Readers is a book group for teens that meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Trails West branch. Copies of the selection are available for checkout at the branch library.

Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by giants. Giants are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence and who devour human beings. A small percentage of humanity survived barricading themselves in a city protected by walls even taller than the biggest of giants.


Wednesday, February 18, 2015
9:30am @ Waldo Branch

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.


Wednesday, February 18, 2015
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

It's never too early to read to your baby! We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.