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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, November 27, 2017, 10:00 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. 

Charlie Brown Movie and Craft

Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 4:30 pm

In celebration of Charles M. Schulz’s birthday, children will get to view one of the Charlie Brown TV movie specials and make a Peanuts-themed craft. For ages 6 and up. 
A movie camera about to show a film

Holiday Short Films

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 4:30 pm

Enjoy three short children’s films about Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa!  The films run approximately one hour and are rated PG. 

Winter Story Time

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 4:30 pm

Celebrate the winter solstice with a winter-themed story time and craft!  For children one to five years old. 

Winter Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children can enjoy a winter scavenger hunt inside the library, searching for books that have a snowflake on the cover or a book about a holiday in December. For all ages! 
New Year's Day

New Year’s Craft Afternoon

Tuesday, December 26, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children can get ready for the new year by creating noise makers to take home and celebrate the new year. For all ages.
Black history month

Black History Story Time

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 4:30 pm

Children can enjoy poems, songs, and stories written by or about famous African Americans in this special Black History Month story time! The story time focuses on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. but also includes poets such as Nikki Grimes and Langston Hughes. Appropriate for children ages 3-7. 
Artwork entitled Migrants Cast Their Ballots by Jacob Lawrence

Abstract Art Project

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 4:30 pm

Inspired by the African-American contemporary artist, Jacob Lawrence, children will be able to make their own art of bright patterns and shapes with recycled construction paper and other material. Children can display their art at Rosedale for the rest of Black History Month, or take their art home. Appropriate for ages 6-12.