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Baby and Toddler Time

Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 11:00 am

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.
Aboriginal Dot Painting

Art Attack: Aboriginal Dot Painting

Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 3:30 pm

Learn fascinating facts about a famous artistic style and create art inspired by its masterpieces. This week we'll be looking at Aboriginal Dot painting. This program is for ages 7 and up.  

Lego Building

Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 3:30 pm

Come build with Legos and relax after school with other people who love to build things. This program is recommended for ages 4 and up.
Mad Science

Mad Science: Up, Up and Away

Thursday, June 27, 2019, 10:00 am

This spellbinding event introduces children to the principles of air and pressure. Hot air balloons, vortex generators and even a hovercraft help children learn about the power of air.
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Baby Lap Time

Thursday, June 27, 2019, 2:00 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30-minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
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June Films: Mary Poppins Returns

Thursday, June 27, 2019, 3:30 pm

Come relax with a movie and popcorn. This week's movie is Mary Poppins Returns. Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help Michael's three children, along with grown-up Jane and Michael Banks, through a difficult period in their lives.This movie runs for two hours and ten minutes.

Book Hill Talks - The Turn of the Tide: World War II in 1943

Thursday, June 27, 2019, 7:00 pm

Military historian David Silbey will lead a discussion on 1943, the year in which the Allied Powers took the upper hand during the Second World War .
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Song and Dance

Friday, June 28, 2019, 10:30 am

Get ready to get down! Join us as we explore different rhythms and do basic dance steps. This 20-minute program of music and movement develops listening and motor skills while stimulating an interest in music. Percussion instruments help children and caregivers follow the leader or dance to the beat of their own drummer. Recommended for ages birth to 5. 
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Preschool Story Time

Saturday, June 29, 2019, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Patriotic Music

Patriotic Music

Saturday, June 29, 2019, 2:00 pm

Carl Yaffe, Lecturer in Music Theory and History at the Levine School of Music will give a talk on the stories behind the creation of many patriotic and nationalistic classics from both sides of the  Atlantic, including The Star-Spangled BannerGod Bless America, and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. The lecture will be followed by a question and answer session and a short  discussion.