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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, October 23, 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. 
Halloween Kids

Halloween Story Time

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 4:30 pm

Ready for some scary stories? Come join in with our Halloween-themed story time that includes creepy songs and stories! 
Halloween Party Clipart

Halloween Afternoon at Rosedale

Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 4:00 pm

Celebrate Halloween with a variety of events through the evening, including crafts, a frightening movie, and story time! 
STEM graphic

STEAM Tuesday

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 4:30 pm

Discover science and fun in our monthly STEAM evening, with a variety of programs like paper airplane contests and catapult-building. For ages 5 and up. 
Saturday Movie

Movie Night

Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children can enjoy the movie Cinderella III: A Twist in Time, in which the Wicked Stepmother steals the fairy godmother’s magic wand and reverses time so that Anastasia’s foot fits the glass slipper. It’s up to Cinderella to save the day. The film is rated G and runs for one hour and fifteen minutes.  
Turkey craft

Thanksgiving Craft Night

Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children of all ages can enjoy making a special handmade paper turkey to take home for the holidays! 

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. 
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.