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Registration for all September programs will begin on Monday, August 14. In-person registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the Children’s Desk - online registration will begin at noon. To register online,
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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. This program will be offered at two times. Please select the date that is most convenient.
Dates: Monday, September 9 OR Friday, September 15
Time: 10:30 - 11 a.m.
Ages: Birth through 3 years old with a parent or caregiver

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, September 11
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Grades 1 – 6

GIANT STORY WALK - EIJ460

Everything we read and do is going to be HUGE!  Join us for this special outside  story time and afterwards stay to stretch your legs and get your wiggles out. Weather permitting, this program will start in the Children's Program Room and end in the Discovery Backyard. 
Date: Tuesday, September 12
Time: 1:30 – 2 p.m
Ages: PRESCHOOL children ages 3 ½ - 5 on their own

STORY TIME ROCKS! – EIJ402

We’ll use movement, music and more to get excited about books!
Date: Wednesday, September 13
Time: 12 – 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. No siblings please.
Date: Thursday, September 14
Time: 10:30 - 11 a.m.
Ages: Two-year-olds with an adult, no siblings

MAKERSPACE NIGHT – EIJ586

Go, go, go with gadgets galore!  Whether big or small, we have building projects for all.
Date: Thursday, September 14
Time: 7 – 8 p.m.
Ages: All ages with an adult

SHAPES: STORY/ ART – EIJ481

Join us to share stories and create a colorful piece of artwork
Date: Saturday, September 16
Time: 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Ages: Children ages 3 ½ - K on their own

MINECRAFT MANIA – EIJ560

Do you think you have what it takes to be the next master architect?  Join our Minecraft building tournament to show off your skills!
Date: Monday, September 18
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Grades 3 – 6

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. Student readers can sign up for a 20-minute session when they come to the Children’s Desk to register.
Date: Tuesday, September 19
Time: 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Ages: Readers in grades 1 – 6

LIKE A BIRD: STORY TIME – EIJ464

We'll chirp, sing, quack, flap and fly while learning about our feathered friends.
Date: Wednesday, September 20
Time: 4:30 – 5 p.m.
Ages: 3 ½ - K on their own

BABY TIME - EIJ404

Kathy Roeder leads these fun activities designed to stimulate and encourage your child's physical and mental growth. Enjoy music, singing, fingerplays and more.
Date: Thursdays, September 21 & 28
Time: 10 - 10:45 a.m.
Ages: Pre-walkers, 3 months and up with an adult, no siblings

TODDLER TIME - EIJ405

Kathy Roeder leads these fun activities designed to stimulate and encourage your child's physical and mental growth. Enjoy music, singing, fingerplays and more led by Kathy Roeder.
Date: Thursdays, September 21 & 28
Time: 11 - 11:45 a.m.
Ages: Walkers through 23 months old with an adult, no siblings

EIJ584 - PRESCHOOL MAKERSPACE SATURDAY – EIJ584

Families with young children are invited to tinker, design and create together.  Join us and explore new materials, tools and processes as you make a project to take home.  Sometimes creativity can get messy, so dress your little maker (and yourself) in old clothing that can be splattered with things like paint, ink and glue.
Date: Saturday, September 23
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Ages: PRESCHOOL children ages 3 ½ - 5 years with an adult, no siblings

EVENING STORY TIME - EIJ410

Join us for an evening edition of stories, rhymes and more. 
Date: Monday, September 25
Time: 5:30 - 6 p.m.
Ages: 3 ½ - K on their own

STORY/CRAFT TIME - EIJ413

Join us as we share stories and make a craft.
Date: Wednesday, September 27
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Ages: Grades K -3

TOTS' 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, September 28
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Preschool children ages 2-5 with an adult, no siblings

PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOP - EIJ415 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, September 29 and runs for a total of six weeks.
Dates: Fridays, September 29 through November 3
Time: 10 – 11 a.m.
Ages: 18 – 35 months with an adult, siblings welcome

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, September 30
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Ages: All ages with an adult

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