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Storytellers On the Move

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Main Library - Children's Services
In the Community

Sharing books with kids is important! We know it’s difficult to load your whole preschool into vans and bring the little ones to the Library, so we’re going to bring the Library to your preschool or daycare! Call now (421-1220) to schedule a time for us to visit and share a special storytime. We’ll also be happy to bring boxes of books for you to use at your center until we can visit again!

No Smart Start Storytimes Wed. April 26 and Wed. May 3. No Baby and Toddlers Storytimes Fri. April 28.

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Baby Storytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Georgetown Branch
Children's Activity 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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Baby Storytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Dupont Branch
Storytime 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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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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Baby Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Georgetown Branch
Children's Activity 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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PAWS to Read with Bo

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Photo of Bo
Shawnee Branch
Children's Area
Read to a dog? Yes! Our dog friend, Bo loves to hear stories! Stop by to give him his favorite treat--a book read by you! Even if you are a beginning reader, you can make up a story to go with the pictures!
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Preschool Storytime

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Monroeville Branch
Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, crafts and of course a snack.
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Maker Lab: Guided Help

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lyssa
Georgetown Branch
Georgetown Maker Lab

By appointment: our Maker Lab Guide is 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 reschedule.
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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Family Fun Night

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Waynedale Branch
Meeting Room
On the 1st Monday of the month, we will have an activity for the whole family. Movies, games, coloring and more. Treats provided!
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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Teens Tables
Grades 6-12:  Knowledgeable volunteers are available to assist with homework assignments in the area of math, science, social studies and language arts.   Students, please bring your text book or assignment sheet.  Homework Help takes place in the Teen department on the 2nd floor.
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Sewing 101: Pin Cushions

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
sewing
Georgetown Branch
Georgetown Maker Lab

Learn how to make a pin cushion and how to use the sewing machine. 

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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Family Game Night

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Pontiac Branch
Meeting Room
Bring the whole family for an hour of board games, video games, Legos, and more!
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Bring Your Own Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dupont Branch
Large Meeting Room
Looking for a casual book club where you can find new titles to read? Bring ANY book - fiction, nonfiction, audiobook, teen fiction - whatever you've been reading - and share it with other book lovers over coffee and cookies.
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Dungeons, Dragons, & Donuts

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Aboite Branch
Large Meeting Room
Dungeons, Dragons, and Donuts is a beginner's introduction to tabletop gaming. Teens will be able to embark on adventures based purely in their own imaginations while enjoying some yummy baked goods.
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Family Fun Night ~ Book Bingo

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Georgetown Branch
Large Meeting Room
Help celebrate Children's Book Week by winning some free books at our Book Bingo event.  Books appropriate for children of all ages will be given away as prizes. 

Families with children of all ages, join us every Monday evening for family fun!


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Family Storytime

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Little Turtle 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. This week's theme is .
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Monday Night Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
cover of Louise Erdrich's, The Round House
Grabill Branch
Large Meeting Room
Grabill's book selection for May is The Round House by Louise Erdrich. This winner of the National Book Award tells the coming-of-age story of a young boy living on the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota in the wake of a disastrous crime.
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Storytellers On the Move

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Main Library - Children's Services
In the Community

Sharing books with kids is important! We know it’s difficult to load your whole preschool into vans and bring the little ones to the Library, so we’re going to bring the Library to your preschool or daycare! Call now (421-1220) to schedule a time for us to visit and share a special storytime. We’ll also be happy to bring boxes of books for you to use at your center until we can visit again!

No Smart Start Storytimes Wed. April 26 and Wed. May 3. No Baby and Toddlers Storytimes Fri. April 28.

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Toddler Storytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 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.
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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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Baby Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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
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. This week's theme is
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Let's Get Social: Craft and Playtime

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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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