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Mandarin Branch Library
May 9 2019 -
10:00am to 10:30am

Social Time

Come join us before storytime to make new friends in the early literacy play area! Parents, caregivers, and little ones can meet and greet other families while playing with our early literacy toys.

Olga L. Bradham and Etta L. Brooks Branch Library
May 9 2019 -
10:15am to 11:15am

Young Children Read, Play, and Learn

Young Children Read, Play, and Learn – This story time is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, movement activities, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Storytime will be followed by a fun craft activity! Attendance is limited*.
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Beaches Branch Library
May 9 2019 -
10:15am to 10:45am

Young Children Read, Play and Learn

This storytime is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The storytime includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance will be limited.
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South Mandarin Branch Library
May 9 2019 -
10:15am to 10:35am

Help me Grow, Play, and Learn for Babies

This begins as a lap-sit storytime for children from birth to walking and their caregiver. This storytime will include rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. The storytime then transitions to a sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play.
10:15 – A short lap-sit story time for children from birth to walking with adult caregivers.

University Park Branch Library
May 9 2019 -
10:30am to 11:00am

Young Children Read, Play, and Learn

This story time is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, movement activities, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1

Bill Brinton Murray Hill Branch Library
May 9 2019 -
10:30am to 11:00am

Young Children Read, Play, and Learn

This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1

Mandarin Branch Library
May 9 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Young Children Read, Play, and Learn

This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary buiding and comprehension (Storytime1)

West Branch Library
May 9 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Young Children Read, Play and Learn

This program is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1

South Mandarin Branch Library
May 9 2019 -
10:45am to 11:15am

Help me Grow, Play, and Learn for Toddlers

This program for toddlers starts with a sensory play experience for babies and toddlers and transitions to a storytime for children who are walking to 36 months and their caregiver. This storytime will include sensory and social play experiences, stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension.

10:35 – A sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play.
11:00 – A short story time for children walking to 36 months with an adult caregiver. Storytime1

Main Library
May 9 2019 -
11:00am to 11:30am

Toddlers Read, Play, and Learn

Toddlers Read, Play, and Learn – A short story time for children walking to 36 months with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, movement activities, nursery rhymes, and music to promote vocabulary building and comprehension. Attendance is limited*. Storytime1

Bill Brinton Murray Hill Branch Library
May 9 2019 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Game On!

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage month we will be exploring some cultural games from the island nation of the Philippines. Learn to play Tapatan, a three-in-a-row game similar to tic-tac-toe, and Sungka, a mancala game. For teens ages 8-18. asianpacific1

Westbrook Branch Library
May 9 2019 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Teen Tech Lab

Take part in hands-on, minds-on exploration of science, technology, engineering, art, and math concepts. Together we'll explore, create, and discover through challenges, experiments, and projects. Whether building boats or playing games, you'll have so much fun you won't realize you're actually learning! STEM1

Willowbranch Branch Library
May 9 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Books & Bricks – Barbed Wire Baseball

Zeni might be a small man but he has a giant love of baseball. Discover the true story of Kenichi Zenimura’s baseball league, built in the harsh Arizona desert during World War II. Then use Legos and your imagination to build something to inspire your own community. An Asian Pacific Heritage Month program for children ages 5 – 12. asianpacific1

Willowbranch Branch Library
May 9 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Books & Bricks – Barbed Wire Baseball

Zeni might be a small man but he has a giant love of baseball. Discover the true story of Kenichi Zenimura’s baseball league, built in the harsh Arizona desert during World War II. Then use Legos and your imagination to build something to inspire your own community. An Asian Pacific Heritage Month program for children ages 5 – 12. asianpacific1

Brentwood Branch Library
May 9 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Crafternoon: Build a Bouquet

Mother's day is just around the corner. Come listen to silly stories about motherhood, play Old Maid, and then

Brentwood Branch Library
May 9 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Crafternoon: Build a Bouquet

Mother's day is just around the corner. Come listen to silly stories about motherhood, play Old Maid, and then

Webb Wesconnett Regional Library
May 9 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Building with Bricks

Test your architectural skills with an hour of building with Lego bricks. Join in optional holiday challenges or build anything your imagination can create! For ages 5 – 12. Stem1

South Mandarin Branch Library
May 10 2019 -
10:15am to 10:45am

Children Read Play and Learn

his story time is for children birth to 5 years with an adult caregiver. The program includes stories, books, movement activities, nursery rhymes, and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building, and comprehension. Attendance is limited*.
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Highlands Regional Library
May 10 2019 -
10:30am to 11:00am

Help Me Grow, Play and Learn- Baby Storytime!

This story time focuses on providing opportunities for parents with babies to interact and learn together. This program will include rhymes, songs, movement activities, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child.
10:30 – A short lap-sit story time for children from birth to walking with adult caregivers.
10:45 – A sensory experience for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to promote sensory and social play. Storytime1

Regency Square Branch Library
May 10 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Little Scientists

This storytime program is for children birth to five years with an adult care giver. The storytime includes stories, books, finger plays, nursery rhymes and songs that promote language development, vocabulary building and comprehension. Program culminates in an interactive science exploration during which storytime themes are further explored and involve concepts such as observation, comparison, and exploration of the 5 senses.

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