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Sunday, February 24, 2019

SPARK Winter Reading Program

All Day
All Locations
www.acpl.info/spark

Snuggle up with a good book and read this January to be entered to win AMAZING prizes!  Register online to participate in our annual winter reading program.  All ages and reading levels are welcome to participate.  Visit your local ACPL branch in January to get your exclusive Winter SPARK 2019 bookmark to help you keep track of your reading time throughout the month, and enter your progress online to be entered to win prize packages from local businesses.
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Baby Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby storytime
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 to 18 months and their caregivers.
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Homeschool Art Lab

10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Hessen Cassel Branch
Hessen Cassel Branch
Participants in this bi-monthly class will explore emerging and established artists and their techniques, both local and international. Students will have an opportunity to research the artists, to study their techniques, and to create their own art. Classes build on each other but it is not required to attend all sessions. Participants must be able to listen quietly, to follow instructions, and to work independently and in groups.

This session will study wood art and sculpture and Martin Puryear.
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Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Pontiac Branch
Meeting Room
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
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 to 3 years and their caregivers.
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Toddler Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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 to 3 years and their caregivers.
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Open Maker Lab and Guide Assistance

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Main Library
Maker Lab
Our lab will be open for you to work on projects. Our maker lab guide will be able to assist you during that open lab time and dates. Please following all maker lab rules such as being prepared and following all safety procedures. Children under the ages of 12 must have an adult or legal guardian. Appropriate attire and eyewear is required while using while operating tools and equipment in the maker lab. Make sure you have been trained to use equipment.
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Chair Yoga

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Hessen Cassel Branch
Hessen Cassel Branch

Join Mary Newell and Vicki Eber for an accessible yoga practice where you will align your posture and increase breath awareness. Gain strength and flexibility while relieving stress.


You must register each person who will be attending. 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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SPARK Winter Reading Program

All Day
All Locations
www.acpl.info/spark

Snuggle up with a good book and read this January to be entered to win AMAZING prizes!  Register online to participate in our annual winter reading program.  All ages and reading levels are welcome to participate.  Visit your local ACPL branch in January to get your exclusive Winter SPARK 2019 bookmark to help you keep track of your reading time throughout the month, and enter your progress online to be entered to win prize packages from local businesses.
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Model Train Demonstration

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Registration is open

Toddler Fun! Zoo

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Georgetown Branch
Large Meeting Room
Join us for toddler-friendly fun! We will have different stations set out for you and your little one to explore. This month's theme is Zoo!

This drop-in style program is designed for children 18 months -3 years old and their caregivers. It may be messy so wear your play clothes! Siblings are welcome!

Registration is suggested.
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Financial Readiness Workshop

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hessen Cassel Branch
Large Meeting Room
Money management skills are important for everyone, regardless of their current financial condition or what financial mistakes they’ve made in the past.  Based on NEFE’s publication Your Spending, Your Savings, Your Future: A Beginner’s Guide to Financial Readiness, this workshop emphasizes a basic approach to spending, saving, and planning.

You must register each person who will be attending. 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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Vinyl Cutter 101: Heat Transfer Vinyl

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Georgetown Branch
Georgetown Maker Lab
Learn how to apply Heat Transfer Vinyl to fabric objects. We'll have fabric bags and we’ll help you apply heat transfer vinyl to it. Registration is suggested and will guarantee you a spot in the class. Maximum of 3 participants. 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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Tinkercad for Beginners

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Main Library
Maker Lab
Tinkercad is an easy browser-based 3D CAD design and modeling tool. It allows users to imagine anything and then design it. The geometric shapes are the basic building blocks of Tinkercad. Any geometric shape can add or remove material, and you can also import STL files. Tinkercad allows the users to group together a set of shapes so you can combine the shapes into a 3D object. You will be able to import your Tinkercad STL file to a 3D printer. Ages: 8 to Adults --Max Participants: 7 -- Maker Class -- For: Elementary Schoolers, Middle Schoolers, High Schoolers, Adults
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Maker Lab: Guided Help

12:00 PM - 2:00 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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Learn Chess with Nika

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
child playing chess
Main Library
Teens
School age children and young adults are invited to learn how to play chess with instructor Nika Arnold, a nationally ranked teen player.  Please sign up in advance online or by calling 421-1255.
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ACPL All Ages Chess Club

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
chess board
Main Library
Teens Booth
Play games against opponents with a wide variety of playing strengths.  
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Grown Up Gaming

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
New Haven Branch
New Haven Branch
Stop in at the New Haven Branch every Saturday afternoon to play a variety of tabletop board games. We'll have games like Tsuro, King of Tokyo, Dixit, and many more! Have a game of your own that you'd like to play? Bring that too!* 

This program will be held at tables in the library every Saturday from 2-5 pm and is for ages 12 and up.

*We reserve the right to not allow a game to be played given the content.
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Popcorn Party

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hessen Cassel Branch
Large Meeting Room

Celebrate National Popcorn day with us! We’ll have snacks and taste testing, crafts, games, and more!

 

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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Saturday Cinema

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Little Turtle Branch
Large Meeting Room
Please join us for the viewing of a thought-provoking movie at the Little Turtle Branch library.  The January movie will be The Children Act.  A discussion will follow from 4-5pm.

This program is for adults, 18 and older.  Must present ID at door.
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Blind Taste Test

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Waynedale Branch
Meeting Room
We will try different foods and drinks while blindfolded.  How many of them will you be able to guess?
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Walt's Magical Movie Club

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Dupont Branch
Large Meeting Room
Join us as we visit the wonderful world of Walt Disney, on the third Saturday of every month at our Dupont branch. Adults with special needs are invited to enjoy a Disney movie and popcorn in this one-of-a-kind film fan club. Be yourself! It’s okay to sing, dance, and move around at this accepting, welcoming movie showing. Registration starts one week before the movie. Register online or call 421-1315.


Saturday, January 19 2019, Frozen

Saturday, February 16 2019, Pocahontas

Saturday, March 16 2019, Peter Pan
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