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Events & Programs

Free Family Fun! (Registration not required unless otherwise noted.)


October

STEAM Power Projects at the Branch Library
Thursday, October 5, 4:00pm

Kids ages 3 and up can come to the Branch Library on the first Thursday of each month for a new
STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) project. This month is "Expanding Ghosts"!

Star Wars Reads Day at the Main Library
Saturday, October 7, 12:00-4:00pm

Have some family fun with Star Wars Reads Day. Play Battlefront & Battlefront II on our projection
screen, wear your favorite Star Wars gear or costume and get your picture taken at our photo booth!
Plus snacks, crafts, and other activities. Be sure to check out the morning activities at Washington
Community High School -- they will have a live podcast recording with Coffee with Kenobi,
tabletop game demonstrations from Zeek's, storytime, a book sale, and more!

Brown-Bag-It Lunchtime Entertainment at the Main Library
Wednesday, October 11, 11:30am
Bring your kids and lunches to the Main Library for Miss Tracey's Music and More! Drinks are
provided.

Free "Crafternoon" at the Branch Library
Thursday, October 19, 4:00pm

All ages are welcome to come to the Branch Library for Sharpie tie-dye!

Halloween Stories at the Branch Library
Tuesday, October 24, 6:30pm

All ages welcome! Enjoy some not-so-spooky tales.

Halloween Gingerbread House
Saturday, October 28, 10:00am Branch Library or 1:00pm Main Library
Free for ages 3 and up, sign up early to reserve your spot to create a Halloween-themed
gingerbread house at the Branch or Main Library. Children under 8 must be accompanied
by an adult.

LEGO Club at the Main Library
Tuesday, October 31, 4:00pm

Kids ages 5 and up can use library-supplied Legos at the Main Library to build their own creations,
which will be placed in our children's department display case for one month and then disassembled
for our next Lego event.

November

Kids Winter Reading Challenge!
November 23 - December 25

Kids winter reading challenge returns for ages birth to fifth grade. Read 1500 minutes between
Thanksgiving Day and New Years Day to join our pizza and movie party on January 6, 2018. Pick up
a book log any time in November.

Sign Up Begins for December Gingerbread House Decorating
November 1

Sign up begins November 1 for gingerbread house decorating on Saturday, December 9. Event is
free for ages 3 and up. An adult must accompany children under 8. Call or stop by the Main Library
to sign up for a 9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, or 3:00pm time slot. Call or stop by the Branch Library
to sign up for 10:00am decorating.

STEAM Power Projects at the Branch Library
Thursday, November 2, 4:00pm

Kids ages 3 and up can come to the Branch Library on the first Thursday of each month for a new
STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) project. This month is "Maze Boards"!

Brown-Bag-It Lunchtime Entertainment at the Main Library
Wednesday, November 8, 11:30am
Bring your kids and lunches to the Main Library for pumpkin painting. Wear old clothes to paint
a Thanksgiving centerpiece. Drinks are provided.

Tween Un-Birthday Party at the Branch Library
Thursday, November 9, 3:30pm

Kids in grades 3-8 come celebrate everyone's birthdays! No registration required.

Free "Crafternoon" at the Branch Library
Thursday, November 16, 4:00pm

All ages are welcome to come to the Branch Library to craft a tie-dye turkey!

Pumpkin Decorating Contest at the Main Library
Saturday, November 18, 3:00pm

Kids in grades 3-5 can register for some pumpkin decorating fun! We provide pumpkins, paint,
and basic carving tools. Participants may bring additional tools or accessories. Target gift card
prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place pumpkins. Space is limited so sign up
early!

LEGO Club at the Main Library
Tuesday, November 28, 4:00pm

Kids ages 5 and up can use library-supplied Legos at the Main Library to build their own creations,
which will be placed in our children's department display case for one month and then disassembled
for our next Lego event.


Red Cross Babysitting Training

Please check the American Red Cross website for babysitting classes scheduled in the
area at www.redcross.org. There are no scheduled classes at the library at this time.