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I Spy With My Jed-Eye

Sunday, December 31, 2017
New Haven Branch
We've got Star Wars fever! Can you find all the Star Wars characters that are hidden throughout the building?
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Baby Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby with book
Main Library - Children's Services
Globe 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.

Designed for children from birth-18 months and their caregivers.

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Homeschool ArtLab

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hessen Cassel Branch
Large Meeting Room
Homeschool students 8 years and older are invited to this class to learn to make amazing art with seven elements of art design. Students will need to be prepared to participate fully by listening to instructions and follow directions in this bimonthly class. 

Each class we will study a design element, practice that element and explore artists that use this element. 

 September 8th & 22nd Line

 October 6th & 20thShape 

 November 3rd & 17thTexture

 December 1st & 15thColor

 January 12th & 26th Value 

 February 9th & 23rdForm 

 March 9th & 23rdSpace

 April 6th & 20thPick Your Favorite

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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Woodburn Branch
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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Smart Start Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Pontiac Branch
Meeting Room
Preschool children and their caregivers are invited to spend 30 minutes hearing stories, singing songs, and doing fingerplays.
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Toddler Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Toddlers and caregivers
Main Library - Children's Services
Globe 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
Toddlers and caregivers
Main Library - Children's Services
Globe 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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School's Out!

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
girl building with sticks
Tecumseh Branch
Large Meeting Room
All students are invited to join us at the library every day after school for a snack and a variety of fun activities!
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Star Wars Movie Bash

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Little Turtle Branch
Large Meeting Room
Come join us for an afternoon of Star Wars family fun! Take your picture with life-sized Star Wars characters, create lightsaber glow sticks and Star Wars origami bookmarks, and watch our movie premier “Star Wars – Episode 7: The Force Awakens”. (Rated PG-13. 2hrs. 16 mins. Movie will play at 3:15PM) Feel free to dress in costume, or come as your favorite Star Wars character. Don’t forget to also checkout our available Star Wars book collection! Get together with other fans to geek out and discuss your love of this franchise!
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Teen Hangout

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pontiac Branch
Meeting Room
Teens can kick the weekend off with some hangout time at the library! Join Miss Hannah for crafts, games, and more!
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Star Wars RISK

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Waynedale Branch
Meeting Room
Are you with the Rebel Alliance or the Galactic Empire?  Either way, use the Force to control the dice and win at this Star Wars version of the classic strategy game RISK.  Part of the GameChamps gaming series.
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ACPL All Ages Chess Club

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
Teens Booth
Play chess with people of all ages and playing strengths. Boards, sets, and clocks provided.
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Saturday Cinema

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Little Turtle Branch
Large Meeting Room
Film enthusiasts age 18 and older are invited to join us for a monthly viewing of a though-provoking movie and discussion.   This month we will be showing the 1938 version of A Christmas Carol, Not Rated.  Feel free to come to just the viewing or discussion or both! 
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Star Wars Open House

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dupont Branch
Dupont Branch
Drop in to snap pics at our Star Wars photo booth, fly a paper airplane through the Death Star, and enjoy a snack and other activities.
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Star Wars Party

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Georgetown Branch
Large Meeting Room
A long, long time ago in a library not so far away... Stop by the Georgetown branch for some Star Wars themed crafts, trivia and a chance to meet Darth Vader!
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Super Awesome Karaoke Party!

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Aboite Branch
Large Meeting Room
Come be a rock star at the Aboite Branch's Super Awesome Karaoke Party! Performers and spectators are encouraged to attend, snacks will be provided. All ages are welcome!

Disclaimer: Must be prepared for fantastic fun in an extremely encouraging and judgment-free environment.

Call the Aboite Branch at 260-421-1310 for more information.
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Booknerds Meetup

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Main Library
Teens Living Room
If you're a booknerd and you know it, join our group. Bring a book to recommend to others who read as voraciously as you do. Call 421-1255 to sign up so we know how many people to expect.
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Let's Code

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Main Library - Children's Services
Computer Classroom
Join us as we explore computer coding through a few select websites and activities. This program is geared for children who already know how to read. Participants are encouraged to bring headphones.
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Star Wars Party!

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pontiac Branch
Meeting Room
In honor of the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi the Pontiac Branch will be celebrating with activities, crafts, and treats. Fun for the whole family!
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