Tag: books

September 6, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:15 am

Drink coffee and talk books with your friends and fellow community members. Please bring a favorite title to recommend and prepare to discover some great new reading suggestions.

This month, hear from special guests from our Collection Development department, who will share their thoughts on exciting soon-to-be-released titles to put on your list! 

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Adult
September 25, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Join us for stories, songs and activities for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Appropriate for ages birth – 6 years. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Storytime
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Children

As a child Reginald Dwight was shy and lonely, but possessed of an astonishing natural gift for the piano. Flash forward to Aug. 25, 1970, when the then 23-year-old would give a mind-blowing performance at the Troubadour, catapulting him into stardom. That fellow, the world now knows as Elton John, and this is his year.

August 20, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Are you hungry for good books and good food?  This month, read a book that’s science fiction or about science, and then eat snacks and tell us all about it! We will design our own rockets and blast them off outside together. Appropriate for kids in grades 4-5. Please see a staff member if you need book recommendations.

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Children
August 22, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Book art has a long and storied history, and can encompass a broad array of techniques and effects that render the material, written word into beautiful, one-of-a-kind art objects. Come learn about how to use books as artistic media, then heed your creative calling with books that have been weeded from our collection. 

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Adult
August 28, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Join us for stories, songs and activities for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Appropriate for ages birth – 6 years. 

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children
July 26, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:15 am

Drink coffee and talk books with your friends and fellow community members. Please bring a favorite title to recommend and prepare to discover some great new reading suggestions. 

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Adult
May 14, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

It’s Bingo time! We’ll play several different games and each winner gets to go home with either a children’s or young adult level book. All ages welcome. 

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Family

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