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Registration for all May programs will begin on Saturday, April 15. In-person registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the Children’s Desk - online registration will begin at noon.  

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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.
Date: Monday, May 1 OR Saturday, May 6
Time: 10:30 – 11 a.m.
Ages: Birth through 3 years old with an adult, siblings welcome

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, May 1
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Grades 1 – 6

STORY TIME ROCKS! – EIJ402

We’ll use movement, music and more to get excited about books!
Date: Wednesday, May 3
Time: 12 – 12:30 p.m.
Ages: 3 - 5 year olds 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, May 4
Time: 10:30 – 11 a.m.
Ages: Two year olds with an adult, no siblings.

MOTHER’S DAY GIFT WORKSHOPS

Put a smile on Mom’s face when you present her with a special gift.

Friday, May 5 12 - 12:30 p.m. PRESCHOOL children 3 ½ - 5 on their own EIJ431
Monday, May 8 5:30 - 6 p.m. Grades K-2 EIJ432

ON YOUR FEET: STORY TIME – EIJ462

Get on your feet, get up and make it happen!  Stand up and take some action at this library story time.
Date: Tuesday, May 9
Time: 1:30 – 2 p.m.
Ages: PRESCHOOL children 3 ½ - 5 on their own

MOTHER’S DAY FLORAL WORKSHOP – EIJ433

Mrs. Oakes from the Southside Garden Club returns to help students create a fresh floral centerpiece to present to someone special. Registration will be in-person only and there is a non-refundable $2.50 fee per child to be paid at the time of registration.
Date: Saturday, May 13
Time: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Ages: Grades 3 – 6
Fee: $2.50

DISCOVERY SATURDAY – EIJ426

Families can stop by any time between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. to create an art project while exploring nature in the Discovery Backyard.
Date: Saturday, May 13
Time: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Ages: All ages with an adult

EVENING STORY TIME – EIJ410

Can’t make it to our daytime classes? Need a bedtime story? This program meets once a month and includes stories, rhymes and songs.
Date: Monday, May 15
Time: 5:30 – 6 p.m.
Ages: 3 ½ - K on their own

COME SAIL AWAY WITH BOOKS: STORY TIME– EIJ492

We'll splish, splash and row, row, row your boat in this nautical themed story time. Date: Wednesday, May 17
Time: 4:30 – 5 p.m.
Ages: 3 ½ - K on their own

BABY TIME - EIJ404

Kathy Roeder presents this parent and child program which includes fun age appropriate activities designed to stimulate and encourage your child's physical and mental development.
Date: Thursdays, May 18 & 25
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 which includes fun age appropriate activities designed to stimulate and encourage your child's physical and mental development. No siblings please.
Date: Thursdays, May 18 & 25
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 join Kathy Roeder for circle time fun.
Date: Thursday, May 18
Time: 12 – 12:45 p.m.
Ages: 2 & 3 with an adult, no siblings

SAIL BOAT: 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, May 18
Time: 7 – 8 p.m.
Ages: PRESCHOOL children ages 2-5 with an adult, no siblings

PRESCHOOL PROM – EIJ562

It’s prom season!  Preschool children join us for a dress-up dance party.  There will be snacks, mess-free activities and of course, lots of music and dancing.  Put on your finery and join us for this fun family dance party just for your little ones.
Date: Thursday, May 25
Time: 7 – 7:45 p.m
Ages: PRESCHOOL children ages 3 – 5 with an adult, younger siblings welcome

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