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Mini Makers

Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 1:00 pm

July is Maker Month! Children ages 4-8 are invited to build, tinker, and create while doing hands-on, interactive STEAM projects. Join us most Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from July 5 through 26.  We will be using the “Creativity Cart." Come in after lunch and be creative at the library and make something to carry home.   Get those creative ideas flowing!    
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time:

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 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 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  

Totally Totes!

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 3:30 pm

In this three-week series, learn the basics of sewing from Fab Lab staff. Create your own tote bag, using old T-shirts. Bring your own shirt or use one of ours. Participants must come back for each session in this three-week class to finish their tote.   Space is limited due to the hands-on nature of the class, so please register at to reserve your spot.
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Computer Basics for Seniors

Saturday, July 29, 2017, 10:00 am

Join us in the Lamond-Riggs Library Conference Room on Saturdays from July 8 - August 26 to learn the basics of computers including creating and using an email account.    First session is 10 - 11:30 a.m.  Second session is 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Limit of seven (7) students per session.    
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Reading Dewey Story Time

Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 10:30 am

Just the facts...   Using factual books, from the collection’s Dewey Decimal Classification, we will explore new topics each month to whet the inquisitive nature of wee ones. Recommended for ages 3-5.   
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Pneumatic Kinetic Art!

Saturday, August 5, 2017, 2:00 pm

Bring art to life with FutureMakers. Explore how air pressure can be used to make your art move.

​123 Andrés

Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 10:30 am

123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn!