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Saturday, January 05, 2019
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Preschool Block Extravaganza

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Library - Children's Services
Globe Room
It is so much fun to play with blocks! We will have plenty of space to explore with unit blocks,  Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks and Rigamajig.  Grownups will have as much fun as the kids.
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Toddler Storytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Georgetown Branch
Children's Activity Room
Wiggle, rhyme, read, and sing in this active storytime! Simple stories and music introduce the sounds and rhythms of language and play to your little learner. Designed for children 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers.
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Toddler Storytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Toddler Storytime
Dupont Branch
Storytime Room
Wiggle, rhyme, read, and sing in this active storytime! Simple stories and music introduce the sounds and rhythms of language and play to your little learner Designed for children 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers. NEW FOR NOVEMBER: Registration is required. Call 421-1315 to sign up or register online the day before storytime. When registering online, please register all children individually, including babies (no need to register adults).
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Baby Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Grabill Branch
Large Meeting Room
Rhymes, songs, bounces, and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging storytime.
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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Tecumseh Branch
Large Meeting Room
Children learn naturally when they read, sing, write, talk, and play! This interactive storytime combines books, songs, rhymes, and fun for all ages and stages. Designed for children of various ages and their caregivers.                                 
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Family Storytime: Giving Thanks

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
New Haven Branch
Large Meeting Room
Children learn naturally when they read,sing, write, talk, and play! This interactive storytime combines books, songs, rhymes, and fun for all ages and stages. Designed for children of various ages and their caregivers.

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Music and Movement Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Waynedale Branch
Meeting Room
Stretch, sing, dance, and jump along in this fast-paced storytime perfect for active young children who learn best when their bodies are in motion. Designed for children 2-6 years and their caregivers.
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Little Turtle Branch
Large Meeting Room
Preschool Storytime Discover books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Everyone will read, sing, write, talk and play at this energetic storytime. Designed for children 3 - 6 years and their caregivers.
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T'ai Chi

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Pontiac Branch
Meeting Room
This Chinese movement form improves balance, focus, coordination and relaxation.  This program is presented in partnership with the Fort Wayne Dance Collective.
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Let's Get Social: Craft and Playtime

11:00 AM - 11:59 AM
New Haven Branch
Large Meeting Room
Create a craft based off of the week's theme and play with Miss Lici!
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Toddler Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Georgetown Branch
Children's Activity Room
Wiggle, rhyme, read, and sing in this active storytime! Simple stories and music introduce the sounds and rhythms of language and play to your little learner. 
Designed for children 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers.
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Toddler Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Dupont Branch
Storytime Room
Wiggle, rhyme, read, and sing in this active storytime! Simple stories and music introduce the sounds and rhythms of language and play to your little learner Designed for children 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers. NEW FOR NOVEMBER: Registration is required. Call 421-1315 to sign up or register online the day before storytime. When registering online, please register all children individually, including babies (no need to register adults).
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NIIC Office Hours

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Main Library
Business, Science & Technology
the Allen County Public Library and Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC)  collaborate to help northeast Indiana entrepreneurs turn ideas into successful businesses, products or services.

People seeking help with starting a business can make an appointment to meet with a staff member of the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC) in the Business & Technology department conference room on the second floor at the Allen County Public Library’s main branch, 900 Library Plaza.

Entrepreneurs attending a coaching session with a NIIC staff member should bring any hand drawings, sketches, research, or prototypes of business concept or ventures.

To schedule an appointment, ask a librarian in the Business and Technology Department, call the library at 421-1200 or email ask@acpl.info. You also can call the NIIC at 1-260-407-6442.


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After School Hour - Art

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Game Night

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Hessen Cassel Branch
Large Meeting Room
Adults, kids and families will enjoy playing various new and traditional table top games. We teach a game each month and have a selection of additional games available to play.

Please arrive promptly. If you arrive more than 5 minutes late, your seat may be given to people on the waiting list.
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HSE Class

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Grabill Branch
Large Meeting Room
HSE (formerly GED) classes are being offered at the Allen County Public Library Grabill Branch. Together with The Fort Wayne Anthis Career Center these classes are being offered Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 4pm-6pm. To register, please text or call: Kathy (260)437-4381 OR Anne (260)460-0506.
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Maker Lab: Guided Help

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Georgetown Branch
Georgetown Maker Lab
Drop in time is from 4:00-6:00 during the week, 12:00-2:00 every other Saturday, and by appointment. Times are subject to change. To make sure you have a specific time please schedule an appointment and our Maker Lab Guide will be available to assist you. Please email to set up a time: ltroemel@acpl.info 

From the Maker Lab Rules:
  1. Please arrive promptly. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late, you will need to attend the next available class.
  2. No open footwear such as sandals or flip-flops.
  3. No loose or dangling scarves, jewelry, ribbons, or long hair.
  4. Parents of children under 12 must be present the entire time.
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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
homework
Main Library
Teens Tables
Grades 6-12:  Knowledgeable volunteers are available to help students with math, science, social studies, and language arts homework.  Please bring your textbook or assignment sheet.
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Sewing 101: Envelope Pillow Cover

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Georgetown Branch
Georgetown Maker Lab
Learn how to use the sewing machine to make an envelope style cover for a pillow. Maximum of 3 particpants; registration is suggested and will guarantee you a spot in the class. From the Maker Lab Rules:
  1. Please arrive promptly. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late, you will need to attend the next available class.
  2. No open footwear such as sandals or flip-flops.
  3. No loose or dangling scarves, jewelry, ribbons, or long hair.
  4. Parents of children under 12 must be present the entire time.
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PAWS to Read

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Georgetown Branch
Children's Activity Room
Practice your reading with a trained and certified therapy dog - they are great listeners! Drop in and sign up for your turn reading between 6:30 – 7:30pm at the Georgetown Branch. Winston and Aja are excited to hear your progress!
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Video Game Club

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
OH NOES!
Main Library
Teens Living Room
Video Game Club will meet a little more often than monthly. 
Discussion of games past, present and future, viewing of gaming related videos and some playing of titles we discuss. 
Anyone ages 12 to 19 is welcome to attend. 
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Adult Alt Art

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Little Turtle Branch
Large Meeting Room
Come make art of all kinds at the Little Turtle Branch Library's Alt Art Program.  In November we will be making tulle wreaths.  Registration is required for this program and is limited to 12 participants.  This program is for adults only.
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Craft Cafe

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Shawnee Branch
Large Meeting Room
Get crafty with us! Each month an introduction to a new craft or project will be introduced (sometimes by a pro!) in the first few sessions of the month. Attendees are welcome to bring the project of their choosing to work on as well.
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Preschool Storytime

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
preschool storytime
Main Library - Children's Services
Globe Room
Discover books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Designed for preschool groups with children 3-6 years old.
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