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snowflake January

Registration for all January programs will begin on
Wednesday, December 14. In person registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the children's desk and online registration will begin at noon.

To register online,
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PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOP - EIJ400 family place logo

Playing is how your child learns. Through different stages of play, children grow and develop skills in many areas. PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOP gives parents the opportunity to spend quality time with their child playing, exploring, and sharing songs and stories. The program begins on Friday, January 6 and runs for a total of six weeks.
Dates: Fridays, January 6 through February 10
Time: 10 – 11 a.m.
Ages: 18 – 35 months with an adult, siblings welcome

PERFECT PENGUINS: STORY/ ART – EIJ480

Celebrate these chilly chaps with stories and art.
Date: Saturday, January 7
Time: 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Ages: Ages 3 ½ - K on their own

CHESS LESSONS – EIJ414

If you’ve wanted to learn how to play chess, here’s your chance. Teen volunteers will guide students as they play with each other to learn the basics of the game.
Date: Monday, January 9
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Grades 1 – 6

PRESCHOOL FAIR - EIJ443

Parents of preschoolers are invited to attend the open house hosted by the Children’s Department in the upstairs meeting room. Representatives from local preschools and day care facilities will be here to answer questions and provide information regarding their programs. This is the perfect opportunity to find the best program for your child. In the event of inclement weather, the fair will be postponed until Wednesday, January 11.
Date: Tuesday, January 10
Time: 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Ages: Parents of preschool children

STORY TIME ROCKS! – EIJ402

We’ll use movement, music and more to get excited about books!
Date: Wednesday, January 11
Time: noon – 12:30 p.m.
Ages:
PRESCHOOL children ages 3 - 5 with an adult, no siblings

TIME FOR TWOS - EIJ406

Bring your two-year-old to the library for age appropriate stories, rhymes and songs.
Date: Thursday, January 12
Time: 10:30 - 11 a.m.
Ages: 2 year olds with an adult, no siblings

FAMILY LEGO BUILDERS – EIJ549

Families can stop in any time between 6:30 and 8 p.m. to build whatever they can imagine!  All adults must register using their own library card.
Date: Thursday, January 12
Time: 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Ages: All ages with an adult

MORE THAN MOTHER GOOSE - EIJ403

More than Mother Goose for children includes nursery rhymes, songs, finger plays, and stories. Parents participate with their child. Older siblings welcome. This program will be offered at two times. Please select the date that is most convenient.
Date: Saturday, January 14 OR Monday, January 23
Time: 10:30 – 11 a.m.
Ages: Birth through 3 years old with an adult, siblings welcome

HOW OLD MACDONALD GOT HIS FARM: STORY TIME – EIJ519

Did you ever wonder how Old MacDonald got his farm?  Join us for this rhyming, rollicking story time where we learn how the legend was born!
Date: Tuesday, January 17
Time: 1:30 – 2 p.m.
Ages: PRESCHOOL children ages 3 ½ - 5 on their own

ROBOT BOWLING

Knock down the pins using a robot as your bowling ball! You’ll need to correctly program its path in order to succeed.

Wednesday, January 18 4:30 -5:30 p.m. Grades K - 2 EIJ541
Wednesday, January 18 6 - 7 p.m. Grades 3 - 6 EIJ542

BABY TIME - EIJ404

Kothy Roeder presents this parent and child program that includes fun age appropriate activities designed to stimulate and encourage your child's physical and mental growth.
Dates: Thursdays, January 19 & 26
Time: 10 - 10:45 a.m.
Ages: Pre-walkers, 3 months and up with an adult, no siblings

TODDLER TIME - EIJ405

Kathy Roeder presents this parent and child program that includes fun age appropriate activities designed to stimulate and encourage your child's physical and mental growth.
Date: Thursdays, January 19 & 26
Time: 11 – 11:45 a.m.
Ages: Walkers through 23 months old with an adult, no siblings

CIRCLE TIME - EIJ407

Shake those sillies out! Two and three-year-olds with an adult join Kathy Roeder for circle time fun.
Date: Thursday, January 19
Time: 12 – 12:45 p.m.
Ages: 2 & 3 with an adult, no siblings

FIND IT IN THE TOWN: TOT’S NIGHT OUT - EIJ408

Share activities, music and a craft with your child at this program presented by A Time for Kids. This is a great opportunity for working parents to enjoy quality time with their toddler.
Date: Thursday, January 19
Time: 7 – 8 p.m.
Ages: PRESCHOOL children ages 2-5 with an adult, no siblings

MAGIC BEYOND IMAGINATION– EIJ500

Magician Robert McEntee will amaze and astound you as he combines captivating magic & illusions with plenty of audience participation, comedy, storytelling and a musical finale with mesmerizing special effects.  Don’t miss out! 
Date: Sunday, January 22
Time: 2 – 3 p.m.
Ages: All ages with an adult

EVENING STORY TIME - EIJ410

Join us for an evening edition of stories, rhymes and more.
Date: Monday, January 23
Time: 5:30 – 6 p.m.
Ages: 3 ½ - K on their own

READ TO THE DOGS - EIJ578

Students practice their reading skills and gain confidence by reading aloud to a trained Therapy Dog. Dogs and their handlers are registered with Therapy Dogs International. Registration will be in-person only for a 20 minute session.
Date: Tuesday, January 24
Time: 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Readers in Grades K-6

INSIDE, OUTSIDE, UPSIDE DOWN: STORY TIME – EIJ520

Terrific tales turn every which way at this silly story time!
Date: Wednesday, January 25
Time: 4:30 – 5 p.m.
Ages: 3 ½ - K on their own

CHINESE NEW YEAR: STORY/ CRAFT – EIJ473

2017 is the year of the Rooster.  Join us for a cock-a-doodling good time as we share stories and create a craft to celebrate this holiday.
Date: Thursday, January 26
Time: 4:15 – 5 p.m.
Ages: Grades K - 3

SATURDAY STORY/ SNACK SURPRISE– EIJ467

Join us for seasonal stories, songs and surprise snack.  This class may not be suitable for children with food allergies.
Date: Saturday, January 28
Time: 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m
Ages: Grades K – 2

EXPLORATORIUM – EIJ488

Come explore and challenge your mind as you try your hand at the many fun STEAM activities.
Date: Monday, January 30
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Grades 3 – 6

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