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Saturday, January 05, 2019

Tech Time at The Cedars

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Grabill Branch
Off Site
Technology or research help is available the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 9am-10am for residents at The Cedars. Grabill Branch staff will be visiting to assist with your tech needs. Don’t forget to mark your calendar!
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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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Brunch & Lit Book Club

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grabill Branch
Off Site

We meet the second Wednesday of every month at 10:00 a.m. at the Cedars Retirement Community, 14409 Sunrise Court, Leo, Indiana.  Our book selection for December is The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans. This story follows a family as they move in with a widow to become her live-in help. It is here that they learn the meaning of Christmas. Register for text or email reminders. 

Upcoming

January 9- The Five People you Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

February 13- The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

March 13- True Grit by Charles Portis

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Family Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Family Storytime
Main Library - Children's Services
Globe Room
Children learn naturally when they read, sing, write, talk, and play. This interactive storytime combines songs, books, 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

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Dupont Branch
Storytime 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. Registration is required.  Call 421-1315 to sign up or register online the day before storytime. When registering online, please register only the children (no need to register adults.)
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Baby Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Little Turtle Branch
Large Meeting Room
Baby Storytime 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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Family Storytime: Dinos

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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Open Block Play

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tecumseh Branch
Located in the Early Literacy Center/Children's Area.  Big blocks mean big fun and big learning!  Explore our gigantic blocks set, where the limits are only set by your imagination.
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Preschool Party

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
children's blocks spell PLAY
Hessen Cassel Branch
Hessen Cassel Branch
Enjoy stories, singing, dancing, games, and make-and-take crafts! This fun-packed hour for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers is designed to enhance school readiness.

This week's theme is quilts with a special animal visit.

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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Story Explore

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
image of kids listening to story
Grabill Branch
Large Meeting Room
It's a new twist on a family favorite! Story Explore is an active storytime designed to get kids moving and learning. Each week we'll share a fun book, sing a song then build or create together focusing on a theme like blocks, nature, or art. All ages are welcome.
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Toddler Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Aboite Branch
Large Meeting 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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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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Music and Movement Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Dupont Branch
Storytime 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. Registration is required.  Call 421-1315 to sign up or register online the day before storytime. When registering online, please register all children, including babies (no need to register adults.)
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Young at Art

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Aboite Branch
Large Meeting Room

Join us each Wednesday for Young at Art – a time for creative, child-led process art experiences. Each week we’ll use different media including paints, crayons, markers, glue, clay, and recycled materials. Children age 2 –  5 and their caregivers are welcome.

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Cookbook Club

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Aboite Branch
Large Meeting Room
Try out a recipe from each month’s theme and if you wish, bring it to share.  Using library resources is encouraged.  Learn cooking tips and techniques in a fun and friendly atmosphere!

This month, choose a recipe from one of your favorite chefs.


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How-to Studio for Teens: Customize Your Shirt

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tres Chic
Main Library
Teens
Come make a custom design shirt (or other type of garment) using image software and our Cricut vinyl cutter machine. 
Bring an image you like on a flash drive or web link, or we can find one while you are here. We will take the image and make a template for our vinyl cutter machine, which will cut out a fancy vinyl iron-on. After the image is cut out, iron it on to your garment. The end result looks like a professionally made item, but you'll know the awesome truth: you made it yourself.
No experience necessary, we will provide the iron on vinyl, you will provide the garment (clean , please). 
This event requires registration. Please only register for one iteration of this event per individual.
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Movement Fundamentals for Seniors

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Waynedale Branch
Meeting Room
This class is based on a series of exercises that gives students the tools to move more efficiently, maintaining and improving movement function and greater physical self-confidence, with the ability to diminish fear of falling and injury.  This program is presented in partnership with the Fort Wayne Dance Collective.
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Which DNA Test Should I Order?

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Genealogy Center
Genealogy Discovery Center
Are you planning to buy DNA kits for yourself or others during this holiday season?  How can you decide among the variety of options?  Join Sara Allen for this informative program where she will discuss the 3 different types of DNA testing for genealogy, and the 6 major companies that offer tests for the consumer. Pros and cons will be presented to help you with your decision.To register for this free event, call 260-421-1225 or email Genealogy@ACPL.Info. Part of WinterTech 2018-2019.
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After School Hour - Games & Stuff

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Build It Wednesday: Design It! Paper Hats and Wigs

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Main Library - Children's Services
Children's Services Program Room
Searching for a new hat to wear or a new hairdo? Come have fun cutting, curling and crimping paper to make your very own designer hat or amazing wig. Be silly or serious. We’ll provide all the materials. You bring the flair!

Registration for this event will begin on November 26, 2018. You can either register online through the ACPL calendar, or you can call 421-1220 during library hours. Please plan to arrive to this program early; registered spots will only be held for 5 minutes after the program begins.
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Lego Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Shawnee Branch
Children's Area
Love to build but don't have many Legos? We have a ton! Make new friends and awesome creations!
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Teen Tabletop Gaming

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Little Turtle Branch
Large Meeting Room

Teens will get to participate in tabletop gaming with our various board games and card games. Light snack provided. Games might vary every month, so please ask for more information.

Game of the Month: Catan by Catan Studios

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LEGO® Club

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Aboite Branch
Large Meeting Room
Buckets of Legos await at the Aboite Branch LEGO® Club. Use your imagination to make a one-of-a-kind creation, which will be exhibited in our display case for a week. All ages are welcome!
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PAWS to Read

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dupont Branch
Storytime Room
Like dogs? How about reading to dogs? Our certified therapy dogs are panting to hear a good story. If school is cancelled due to inclement weather, this program is also cancelled. We want our volunteer dogs (and humans!) to stay safe.
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