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Upcoming Programs for Children:

Oreo Fun Day
Tuesday, March 6, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Kids in grades 2-4 celebrate National Oreo Day with fun activities and challenges using Oreo cookies. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, March 24, 1:00-1:45 p.m.
Kids ages 4-8 come to the library to hear some fun spring stories and fill a stuffed frog to take home. There will be a small $5 fee payable the day of the program and the class will be limited to 25 children. Pre-registration is required.

Minecraft Mania
Tuesday, April 10, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Kids in grades 2-4 are invited to explore the world of Minecraft with activities, games, and crafts. Pre-registration is required and begins Monday, March 19th.

Celebrate Children's Book Week
April 30 - May 6, 2018
Kids, every time you visit the Children's Department during Children's Book Week, you can sign up to win a prize. More information will be available in April.

Star Wars Day Party
Friday, May 4, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Kids in grades 2-4 come to the library to celebrate everything about Star Wars. We will do fun activities and crafts to help defeat the empire. May the 4th be with you! Pre-registration is required and begins Monday, April 2nd.

Cookies & Books Discussion After-School Program
1st Wednesday of each month from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Students in grades 3-4 are invited to discuss great books, eat tasty cookies, and do fun activities.

Here are the books for each month:

March 7: A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck
April 4: Lunch Money by Andrew Clements
May 2: Nim's Island by Wendy Orr

Pre-registration is requested. Books will be available in the Youth Services Department.

Babytime Babytime
March 20, April 17, May 15
Join us the third Tuesday of the month from 10:00-10:30 a.m. for a lapsit program for babies ages 6 – 18 months and their caregiver. Come enjoy stories, nursery rhymes & songs. There will be a time of play for the babies and caregivers to socialize after the program.Pre-registration is required & group size is limited.

Movies, Movies, Movies!
Thursday, March 13, 3:30 p.m.
After a huge sensitive Spanish fighting bull accidentally sits on a bee and reacts badly, he's mistakenly believed to be a danger and taken away to a remote farm. When he is picked to fight in a stadium, he decides that the only option is to try to escape and return home to the little girl who raised him. During the journey, he discovers he's willing to protect his friends. Call the library for movie title and ratings.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
This free program encourages you to read 1,000 books with your child before they enter Kindergarten. The program beginds September 1st and is for kids from birth to the beginning of Kindergarten. Reading together helps develop important pre-reading skills to encourage learning success. Earn fun incentives while preparing your child to succeed in school.
Stop by the Youth Services Department to register and for more information beginning September 1st.

New Materials for Children:

New Pictures Books

Sleepover Duck
by Carin Bramsen

The new liBEARian
by Alison Donald

Klondike, do not eat those cupcakes!
by Amanda Driscoll

New Fiction Books

Funny Kid for President
by Matt Stanton

by Gordon Korman

Fairy Mom and Me by Sophie Kinsella

New Non-Fiction Books

by Sir Marshall Lancelot

Scholastic Book of World Records, 2018
by Cynthia O'Brien

Ultimate Slime: Totally Borax Free!
by Alyssa Jagan