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Fun with Family History - Genealogy and Personal Archiving Clinic

Thursday, January 18, 2018 (All day)

Come to the library to take your genealogy or personal archiving session to the next level using library resources and technology. Library staff are available to help with: Genealogy and family history research. House history research. Photo scanning. Online and social media sharing.

New: S.T.A.R. Baby Signs (#DeafFriendly)

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 2:30 pm

Pre-literacy is what children know about reading and writing before they are taught these skills in school. Singing, Talking And Reading (S.T.A.R.) are important parts of early literacy that can start at birth. If you are a caregiver or parent interested in enhancing pre-literacy development, bonding and communication with your young child, come preview our new S.T.A.R. Baby Signs class to incorporate sign language into your daily life! Taught by volunteer Ms.
Loving Day

Capitol Hill Reads - Loving Day by Mat Johnson

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 6:30 pm

In January, let's discuss Mat Johnson's Loving Day. From the author of the critically beloved 

Music and Movement

Friday, January 19, 2018, 9:45 am

Sing, dance and reveal your inner musician at our music and movement time for children ages birth to 5 and their caregivers. Our music time is dynamic and interactive, so come ready to participate in the fun. Space is limited, registration is required for this program.
Light of Mine

Family Story Time: Songs and Stories of Peace and Freedom!

Saturday, January 20, 2018, 11:00 am

Did you know that words and music have the power to agitate, motivate, encourage and comfort people?  Join us for a special musical storytime celebrating the timeless messages of peace and freedom from injustice promoted by Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement!   Below are some examples of great children's books that share these themes. Click on the titles to read more about each story and use your library card to place them on hold for pick-up at the library of your choice.  

Family Story Time

Saturday, January 20, 2018, 11:00 am

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.  Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
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Cozy Coloring Club

Monday, January 22, 2018, 4:00 pm

Adults ages 16+ are encouraged to join us in front of our vintage fireplace for a therapeutic evening of coloring. Cozy Coloring Club will provide coloring pencils, a jumbo coloring page for extroverted group coloring as well as single coloring pages for a more individualized experience. Coloring club members are also encouraged to bring their own coloring books to share.

Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 9:45 am

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This 20-30 minute program is full of books, songs and fun activities designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program.  Space is limited; participants are admitted on a first come, first served basis beginning at 9:30 a.m.  Have a group? Please call ahead of time to arrange a special visit.
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Kids' Club

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 4:00 pm

Join us for a different activity each week - games, crafts, science experiments, and more! Kids' Club provides a fun, yet often educational break from the school day. These activities are designed to encourage children to use their creativity and learn more about the world, as well as positively interact with other children their age. 
 Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 9:45 am

This 20-30 minute program is 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. Children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  Space is limited and admission is on a first come, first served basis. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and story time starts at 9:45 a.m. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to schedule a special visit.