Featured Library Events

Make, Craft, Create: Adult Craft Night -- Embossed Cards

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

Come Make, Craft, Create in a friendly and supportive group on the first Tuesday of the month.

Open Hack Night

Monday November 30. 2015 at 5 p.m. in the Youth Department

Come hack with friends! During an Open Hack Night, you're encouraged to come and work with others to do any kind of making. If you're interested in learning how to use the 3D printer or any other piece of technology in the library, this is the place to come.

NaNoWriMo Write-In

Saturday, November 21 and November 28, 2015, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Green Room

National Novel Writing Month is a 30 day, 50,000-word writing challenge held every November. Valuing enthusiasm and perseverance over painstaking craft, NaNoWriMo is a writing program for everyone who has thought fleetingly about writing a novel, but has been unsure of how to start, or scared away by the time and effort involved.

Block Party: LEGO® Fun @ your library!

Monday Novembe 23 and 30, 2015  4:00 PM in the Story Room

The library's monthly LEGO club is open to kids of all ages. For more information, call: Gail Zachariah at 352-0157. 

international Games Day @ Your Library

Saturday November 21, 2015, on the Lower Level and in the Youth Department

Join us for International Games Day @ Your Library!! This all-day event is designed to celebrate games of all the library!!  Play video and board or card games in the Auditorium and the Kay Fox Room. Make your own board game and play board games in the Youth Department.

LEGO® Storytime: Read! Build! Play! @ Your Library

Friday, November 20, 2015 at 10 a.m.

Designed for children under the age of five (accompanied by their parents!), this fun hands-on program will spark children's creativity, develop fine motor skills,  provide recognition of shapes/colors, and lay the foundation for future readers by increasing children's early literacy skills. Did you know that play has a direct link to early literacy experiences especially socio-dramatic play?

Cookies and Coloring for Adults

Thursday November 19, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.

Looking for a way to reduce some stress and unwind?  Join us for an afternoon of fun and coloring. Grab a friend, bring a beverage, sit back and have a good time. Supplies and cookies provided, as well as soothing music.

After-school Maker Camp: Marble Drop

Wednesday November 18 at 3:30 p.m. in the Youth Department

Don't Lose Your Marbles: Play Your Very Own Marble Drop Game! This week at Maker Camp we're building another popular carnival game, the riveting challenge of Marble Drop. 

Maker Camp is a free, online (and in-person) community for young Makers interested in DIY, making, creating, crafting, hacking, tinkering, and learning. It combines the best parts of camp and with sure-fire starter projects, so that young Makers across the country and the world can make together.

Scratch Adventures

Saturday November 14, 2015 at 11 a.m. in the Youth Department

Children 8-12 years old and their parents or caregivers, are invited to attend to learn Scratch, the computer animation program, which that makes it easy to create your own interactive animations. Children will engage in design-based activities using creative technologies, like Scratch and MaKey MaKey, to create their own personally meaningful projects.

Magic: The Gathering Tournament

Saturday November 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Kay Fox Meeting Room

Come and play Magic: The Gathering in this fun tournament. Prizes will be awarded to top place finishers and other prizes will be raffled off so even if you don't place you'll have an opportunity to win something. Snacks and refreshments will also be provided. 

Strategy Game Night

Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kay Fox Meeting Room

Play board games with fellow enthusiasts! These board games for adults and others are a blast. We’ll provide a variety of games but will focus on a specific one each meeting. We will have several games to play, including Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Forbidden Island, Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, Feudal, Drakon, 7 Wonders, Munchkin, and more! Feel free to bring an extra copy of the featured game or introduce us to one we haven’t played before.

Homeschooling Hullabaloo: Mr. Cornell’s Dream Boxes

Monday November 9, 2015 at 10 a.m. in the Youth Department

Join your friends at the library for a special reading of "Mr. Cornell’s Dream Boxes" and then make a creative art project. Kids will enjoy reading about, Joseph Cornell, a man who created shadow boxes, miniature imaginary wonderlands, based on things he dreamed about and his own life experiences. Homeschooling families with children of all ages are invited to enjoy books and activities. These programs usually occur the second Monday of the month (Sept.