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Summer Library Program 2015, Every Hero Has a Story, begins June 1st!

This year's summer library program is bigger and better than ever, with musical performances, a visiting author, magician, juggler, puppet company, and much, much more!  Registration begins June 1. Click here for a printable calendar of events.  Print copies of the calendar will not be available to distribute in the department until June 1.

 

Weekly Storytimes for a Variety of Ages*

Toddler Reading

Day

Time

Storytime Information

Monday 9:30 a.m.
Babytime, Birth-11 months**
10:30 a.m.
Babytime, 12-23 months
Tuesday 10:30 a.m.
Preschool, 3-5 years
Wednesday 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time, 2 & 3 years
3:00 p.m.
Early Elementary, K-3rd grade***
Friday 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time, 2 & 3 years
Saturday 10:30 a.m.
Preschool, 3-5 years

 *Ages listed are for intended audience. Children of other ages may attend with appropriate supervision.

*Storytime sessions:

January through April (winter/spring)

June-July (summer)

September through mid-December (fall)

No storytimes are held during the months of May, August, and the two weeks of late December so that we can plan for the next storytime session. 

 

Family Movie Night

Family Movie

Join us on the third Thursday of every month for a family movie.  Shows start at 6 p.m. in the youth department, and free popcorn and beverages will be served.


 


Book Discussion Groups

Book Club Books Only

Youth Department staff lead two monthly book discussion groups, one for grades 3/4 and another for grades 5/6, during the school year (October-May).  Interested in joining? Sign up for the first month's book clubs begins in mid-September.

Click here for a schedule and to find out what we're reading this month.

 

1st-Friday Puppet Shows!

Blue Luppet

Please join us on the first Friday of each month from October through April at 4 p.m. in the Youth Department for puppet shows.

2014-15 Puppet Show Dates Are:

             October 3            November 7          December 5

                January 2          February 6           March 6           

                                           April 3

 CFPL puppet shows provide 100% of your recommended monthly puppet intake. 

 

 

Meeting space is available in the Youth Department. Call 859-3282 to reserve a time.

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