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Library Calendar of Events

All Events for August 2013


Thursday, August 01

3rd and 4th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
3rd and 4th Grade Book Club
Read a new book every week then join a group of your peers to discuss it. Registration is required and books will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, August 01

5th and 6th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
5th and 6th Grade Book Club
Read a new book every week then join a group of your peers to discuss it. Registration is required and books will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, August 01

Craft Time for Grades 3 to 6
2:45 PM
Craft Time for Grades 3 to 6
Stretch your creativity this summer. Join us each week and make a craft to take home. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, August 01

Book Lovers' Circle
7:00 PM
Book Lovers' Circle
Do you have a passion for reading and for books? Then come to our Book Lovers' Circle on the first Thursday of every month.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, August 01

10th to 12th Grade Book Club
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
10th to 12th Grade Book Club
Join us each week to discuss a new book! This group is for teens entering 10th, 11th or 12th grade in the fall.

Teens Calendar

Friday, August 02

Pre-School Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Pre-School Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Friday, August 02

Friday Flicks: Hotel Transylvania
2:00 PM
Friday Flicks: Hotel Transylvania
Come join us as we party at the Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish resort where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula has invited all his best friends--Frankenstein, the Mummy, the Invisible Man and the Werewolf family to celebrate his daughter's 118th birthday. The party really starts when one ordinary guy stumbles into the hotel and changes everything. Rated PG.

Kids Calendar

Saturday, August 03

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come hear some stories and make a craft to take home. For Ages 3 to 8. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, August 05

2nd Grade Book Club
1:00 PM
2nd Grade Book Club
Read a new book every week then join a group of your peers to discuss it. Registration is required and books will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, August 05

7th to 9th Grade Book Club
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
7th to 9th Grade Book Club
Join us each week to discuss a new book! This group is for teens entering 7th, 8th or 9th grade in the fall.

Teens Calendar

Monday, August 05

Pajama Story Time
7:00 PM
Pajama Story Time
Come listen to bedtime stories at the library. Pajamas are optional but be sure to stay for the milk and cookies! For Ages 4 through 8. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, August 06

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, August 06

Pre-School Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Pre-School Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, August 06

2nd Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
2nd Grade Book Club
Read a new book every week then join a group of your peers to discuss it. Registration is required and books will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, August 06

3rd and 4th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
3rd and 4th Grade Book Club
Read a new book every week then join a group of your peers to discuss it. Registration is required and books will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, August 06

7th to 9th Grade Book Club
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
7th to 9th Grade Book Club
Join us each week to discuss a new book! This group is for teens entering 7th, 8th or 9th grade in the fall.

Teens Calendar

Wednesday, August 07

Grades K to 2 Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Grades K to 2 Craft Story Time
Come hear a story or two and make a craft to take home. All supplies are provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, August 07

Lunch With the Librarian
12:00 PM
Lunch With the Librarian
Join us in the gardens of Macculloch Hall at 45 Macculloch Avenue. Bring a sack lunch, a blanket and listen to stories while you eat. For Ages 2 through 6. In case of rain, we will meet inside Macculloch Hall. This program will run from August 1st through September 26th.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, August 07

5th and 6th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
5th and 6th Grade Book Club
Read a new book every week then join a group of your peers to discuss it. Registration is required and books will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, August 07

3rd and 4th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
3rd and 4th Grade Book Club
Read a new book every week then join a group of your peers to discuss it. Registration is required and books will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, August 07

No Stress Summer Book Discussion
2:00 PM
No Stress Summer Book Discussion
Twice this summer we will be offering adults a chance to escape the heat by joining us for some book talk. You will hear about great new books available in the library, get a suggested reading list and have a chance to share your favorite books - both old and new. We will provide refreshments and a door prize. It's the best deal in town. Wednesday, July 17 and Wednesday, August 7 at 2 PM.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, August 07

Family Album
3:00 PM
Family Album
Use your creative writing skills to create a family album that includes interviews, stories and memoirs. For children in grades 3 through 6. Registration required. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, August 07

Family Book Club
7:00 PM
Family Book Club
Parent and child read the same book, then meet with other families to talk about it. Registration is required and books are provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, August 08

3rd and 4th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
3rd and 4th Grade Book Club
Read a new book every week then join a group of your peers to discuss it. Registration is required and books will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, August 08

5th and 6th Grade Book Club
2:00 PM
5th and 6th Grade Book Club
Read a new book every week then join a group of your peers to discuss it. Registration is required and books will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, August 08

Craft Time for Grades 3 to 6
2:45 PM
Craft Time for Grades 3 to 6
Stretch your creativity this summer. Join us each week and make a craft to take home. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, August 08

10th to 12th Grade Book Club
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
10th to 12th Grade Book Club
Join us each week to discuss a new book! This group is for teens entering 10th, 11th or 12th grade in the fall.

Teens Calendar

Friday, August 09

Pre-School Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Pre-School Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Friday, August 09

Friday Flicks: Wreck-It Ralph
2:00 PM
Friday Flicks: Wreck-It Ralph
Come join us as we watch Ralph try and change his image. For decades, Ralph has played the bad guy in his popular video game. In a bold move, he embarks on an action-packed adventure and sets out to prove to everyone that he is a true hero with a big heart. Rated PG.

Kids Calendar

Friday, August 09

Trivia Challenge
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Trivia Challenge
Test your knowledge with a trivia contest! There will be questions in all different categories with a grand prize of a $25 gift card to Barnes & Noble. Now, when was the first Barnes & Noble opened? Get ready for fun! And snacks.

Teens Calendar

Saturday, August 10

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come hear some stories and make a craft to take home. For Ages 3 to 8. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, August 12

Origami & Candy Sushi
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Origami & Candy Sushi
Learn how to create delicious candy sushi and then create an origami box to store it in.

Teens Calendar

Monday, August 12

A Week of Tolkien
5:00 PM
A Week of Tolkien
Please join us for the first of four Tolkien films. Tonight's film will be The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.

Adult Calendar

Monday, August 12

Pajama Story Time
7:00 PM
Pajama Story Time
Come listen to bedtime stories at the library. Pajamas are optional but be sure to stay for the milk and cookies! For Ages 4 through 8. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, August 13

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, August 13

Pre-School Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Pre-School Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, August 13

Edible Art
2:00 PM
Edible Art
Who knew art could taste this good? Come make an original art piece out of edible materials. Ages 6-11. Registration Required. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, August 13

A Week of Tolkien
5:00 PM
A Week of Tolkien
Please join us for the second of our Tolkien films. Tonight's film will be The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, August 14

Lunch With the Librarian
12:00 PM
Lunch With the Librarian
Join us in the gardens of Macculloch Hall at 45 Macculloch Avenue. Bring a sack lunch, a blanket and listen to stories while you eat. For Ages 2 through 6. In case of rain, we will meet inside Macculloch Hall. This program will run from August 1st through September 26th.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, August 14

All Things Captain Underpants
2:00 PM
All Things Captain Underpants
Join us as we honor the only superhero brave enough to wear just his underpants and cape! Trivia, games and more. For children in grades 2 through 6. Registration required. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, August 14

A Week of Tolkien
5:00 PM
A Week of Tolkien
Please join us for the third of our Tolkien films. Tonight's film will be The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, August 15

Action Games
10:00 AM
Action Games
Play your favorite action games and songs. Be ready to dance the Hokey Pokey and have some old fashioned fun. Ages 3-7. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, August 15

A Week of Tolkien
5:00 PM
A Week of Tolkien
Please join us for the fourth and final film in our Tolkien film series. Tonight's film will be The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

Adult Calendar

Friday, August 16

Pre-School Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Pre-School Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Saturday, August 17

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come hear some stories and make a craft to take home. For Ages 3 to 8. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, August 20

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, August 21

Lunch With the Librarian
12:00 PM
Lunch With the Librarian
Join us in the gardens of Macculloch Hall at 45 Macculloch Avenue. Bring a sack lunch, a blanket and listen to stories while you eat. For Ages 2 through 6. In case of rain, we will meet inside Macculloch Hall. This program will run from August 1st through September 26th.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, August 21

Egypt Day
2:00 PM
Egypt Day
Dig into the past--the distant past of ancient Egypt. Crafts, games, and more about Egypt. For children in grades 2 through 6. Registration required. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, August 21

Clue LIVE!
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Clue LIVE!
If you like the board game Clue, then you're going to love playing it LIVE. You are the game pieces and the library is the game board. Put the pieces of the puzzle together and solve the mystery!

Teens Calendar

Thursday, August 22

Rice Mosaics
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Rice Mosaics
Multi-colored rice is great for creating interesting and beautiful mosaics.

Teens Calendar

Friday, August 23

Scavenger Hunt
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Scavenger Hunt
Come search for treasure! Follow the clues and find hidden prizes around the children's room. Ages 2-6. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, August 27

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, August 27

Alice's Tea Party
2:00 PM
Alice's Tea Party
Join us as we party like Alice in Wonderland. Play some games, eat some treats and make a craft. Ages 5-8. Registration required.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, August 28

Lunch With the Librarian
12:00 PM
Lunch With the Librarian
Join us in the gardens of Macculloch Hall at 45 Macculloch Avenue. Bring a sack lunch, a blanket and listen to stories while you eat. For Ages 2 through 6. In case of rain, we will meet inside Macculloch Hall. This program will run from August 1st through September 26th.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, August 29

Outside Games Inside
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Outside Games Inside
Stop in and play some of your favorite outdoor games inside! Hula Hoops, Hopscotch, Basketball, Golf and more. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, August 29

Youth Advisory Council
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Youth Advisory Council
The Youth Advisory Council (Y.A.C.) is a library group that meets monthly for teens between 6th and 12th grade. We want your opinion on a variety of library decisions!  Read more...

Teens Calendar

Saturday, August 31

Library Closed for Labor Day Weekend
Library Closed for Labor Day Weekend
The library will be closed Aug. 31 - Sept. 2 for Labor Day Weekend.

Adult Calendar


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