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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
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

 

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

** The birth-11 month storytime will be discontinued April 1st due to lack of attendance.

***Early Elementary storytime will begin at 3:00 p.m. beginning Feb. 1 because of the later school dismissal this year.

 

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 movies:

--Feb. 19: The Boxtrolls, rated PG, 96 min.

--Mar. 19: Big Hero 6, rated PG, 102 min. This movie will be shown in the upstairs meeting room.

For additional information, please check the CFPL homepage.


 

littleBits Workshops

With mentors from the Cedar Valley Makers organization, children ages 9-12 will learn to build projects with littleBits, which are magnetic pieces that, when joined, form simple circuits to make things happen. Each session is designed for both first-time attendees and for returning attendees--attend one or all of them. Registration is required, and 9 and 10-year-old attendees must be accompanied by an adult for the entire workshop.

To register online, click on the date you would like to attend. 

Sat., March 7 from 10-11:30

Sat., March 21 from 10-11:30

Sat., May 16 from 10-11:30

Or call the youth desk at 319-859-3282 and we will register you.


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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