Neighborhood Library

Picture of Owl and Baby

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, November 12, 2018, 1:30 pm

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 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 to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Capital letter M made with gears and the word "Maker!" below


Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 4:00 pm

Create a different project with us every week as we explore art, music, science and technology. Dive into Maker and create projects such as mini robots, helicopter games, racing cars, airplanes, musical instruments, movies, computer programming games and more. Maker takes place every Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the children's space. Recommended for children ages 6 and up.  Maker:  noun A person or persons employing do-it-yourself (DIY) techniques to develop unique creations and inventions for useful purposes.

Pajama Story Time

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 7:00 pm

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-to-40-minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
preschool owl

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your little ones. Children and their caregivers will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This 30-to-40-minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.
Board games stacked on top of one another

It's Game Time

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 4:00 pm

Hate being shushed by mean librarians? Now’s your chance to talk as much as you want in the library. We have the games—just bring your skills and a friend (or make a new one here). You can also bring a snack if you want and any burning questions or interesting topics of conversation. Recommended for ages 6 to 12.
Coloring page with colored pencils

Art Therapy

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 9:30 am

Coloring can be an incredibly cathartic activity; it's a simple, stress-free way to connect with one's creativity and relieve daily anxiety. Stop in every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and discover why this trend has taken off.  Coloring pages and materials will be provided. Recommended for all ages.
Owl art Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 10:30 am

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-to-30-minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities, and their grownups are encouraged to participate in the program along with the children.  
Knitting Picture

Knitting Club

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 2:30 pm

Are you an experienced knitter? Have you never knitted in your life but would like to learn? Do you crochet? All are welcome at Deanwood’s new knitting club. Bring your own needles, hooks and yarn, or borrow our needles while you’re here and use our craft wool. We can help you get started on a basic project and help each other through any tangles. There are no “instructors” here, just friendly faces who want to learn together. Bring your projects or just a curious attitude. Recommended for ages 9 and up.  
The words Build It spelled out in lego letters

Build It

Saturday, November 17, 2018, 10:00 am

Design, construct, build and play at Build It. Put your STEAM skills and imagination to work and create one-of-a-kind structures and projects with colorful building blocks, magnetic tiles, recycled objects, everyday craft materials and more.  
Chess pieces on a chess board

Learn Chess

Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 6:00 pm

It's your move!  Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players.   Recommended for families and all ages.