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Summer Library Program Is Here!

Summer 2014 Alternate Logo

The last week of our free, 8-week Summer Library Program is here! Our final special event is Bubble Wonders on Wednesday, July 23.

If you want to enter into the grand prize drawings, you have until July 26 to log your final library visits and return your reading game board.

This year's science-themed program featured 4 musical performances, 3 science shows, 2 movie nights, and 1 visit each from IPT favorite Dan Wardell AND best-selling author and performer Eric Litwin!

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Weekly Storytimes for a Variety of Ages*

Toddler Reading



Storytime Information

Monday 9:30 a.m.
Babytime, Birth-12 months**
10:30 a.m.
Babytime, 12-24 months
Tuesday 10:30 a.m.
Preschool, 3-5 years
Wednesday 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time, 2 & 3 years
2:30 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

There are no storytimes in August, while we prepare for fall programs 

(and recover from the summer ones).

Storytimes will resume on Tuesday, September 2.

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

** The birth-12 month storytime moved to Mondays at 9:30, beginning April 28.


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 (September-May).  Interested in joining?  Stop by the youth desk to sign up for a book group.

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



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.

Our Next Movie:  Thursday, August 21.

For additional information, please check the CFPL homepage.


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.

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2013-14 puppet shows!

The puppets return in the fall, with the next show on Friday, October 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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Upcoming Events
Bubble Wonders Jul 23, 2014 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Bubble Wonders Jul 23, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Teen Book Club Jul 23, 2014 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
KWWL's Eileen Loan Jul 23, 2014 07:00 PM - 08:45 PM — Library Meeting Room
The Blind Taste Test Candy Bar Challenge Jul 24, 2014 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
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