Neighborhood Library

Celebrate Día

Celebrate Día with Teatro de la Luna's Chiquititos = Itsy Bitsy

Monday, April 30, 2018, 10:30 am

Join us on Monday, April 30, for a celebration of Día: El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros = Children's Day/Book Day. Teatro de la Luna, a beloved local bilingual performing arts group, will provide a lively program—Chiquititos = Itsy Bitsy—for children up to age 5. Celebrate with us to link children and their families to diverse books, languages and cultures. Each participating child will receive a free book while supplies last.
bookcover of MY First Mother Goose by Tomie dePaola

Celebrate Mother Goose Day

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 10:00 am

On this Mother Goose Day we will re-appreciate the old nursery rhymes with a jazzy twist. Bring your little one for a fun rhyme time with Mother Goose. Recommended for ages 3-5.
Preschool Story Time Owl

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 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.
Senior Cafe

Seniors Speakeasy Cafe

Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 1:00 pm

Join us at the Seniors Speakeasy Café for light refreshments and  informal discussions. Come meet with the library staff and other seniors in our neighborhood. Speak your mind about issues and ideas important to you and other seniors who come to the Lamond Riggs Library. We will hold the Seniors Speakeasy Café on the first Wednesday of every month from 1 to 2 p.m. Please join us and bring your friends.  
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Thursday, May 3, 2018, 10:30 am

This 20-to-30-minute program is 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. Children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. 
Silhouette of children having fun

After-school Hangout: Mini Makers

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 4:00 pm

Hang out in the library after school. On the second Tuesday of each month, we will pull out the Creativity Cart and have a Mini Maker session. You make it, you take it. Recommended for ages 6-13.  
La hora del cuento

Bilingual Spanish Story Time

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 6:00 pm

Come to Bilingual Spanish Story Time at Lamond-Riggs on the second Tuesday of each month.  Stories, songs, dances and more in English and Spanish for children ages birth to 5 and their adults.  Cuentos, canciones, bailes y más en inglés y español para niños de 0 a 5 años y sus adultos. 
Short Stories

Seniors & Short Stories

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 1:00 pm

Literature has the ability to transport an audience to another time and place. Join us to discuss a short story, every second Wednesday of the month. Copies of the short story will be provided.  
Mother's Day Heart Card

Mother's Day Story Time

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10:00 am

Come and join us for the Mother's Day Story Time at Lamond-Riggs Library on Saturday, May 12, at 10 a.m. We'll read stories about mothers and children, and then we'll show you how you can make a lovely heart card for your mother for Mother's Day. 

Come Read to Your P.A.L.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 7:00 pm

Join dogs from People Animals Love (P.A.L.) for a special story hour on the fourth Tuesday of each month featuring an opportunity for children to meet and read with dogs. P.A.L. story hours provide a great way for your budding reader to get some reading practice in with an attentive and patient audience.  The story hour in May will be on the fifth Tuesday of the month (May 29). That is the only exception.