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This page shows all events and activities, in all branches, for kids and teens. The most current events and activities display at the top.

To see events and activities for kids or teens, by location and date, use the "Check out Library events" dropdown menus to the left.

Thursday, February 11, 2016
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

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

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Thursday, February 11, 2016
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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

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Thursday, February 11, 2016
4:00pm

Looking to volunteer at your library? Stop by and find out the many ways you can participate to gain the volunteer hours you might need to graduate. We'll collaborate together to plan teen events at the library. Meetings are approximately 1 hour 15 min in length.

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Friday, February 12, 2016

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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

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

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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!

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Friday, February 12, 2016
5:00pm

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.

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Friday, February 12, 2016
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

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.

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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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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

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.

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