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Winter at the Library

From snowflakes to Santa stops, warm reads to art-rageous fun, the library has you covered this winter.

 

Winter Kids Reads

 

 

Winter Teen Reads



Dec 15

Santa Stops and Photo Ops

Dec 15 2017 -
10:15am to 11:15am
South Mandarin Branch Library

Santa Claus is coming to the library! You’re invited to join the fun as we share St. Nick stories and songs, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself!
Parents, remember to bring your cameras. Please be aware that although every effort will be made to ensure that attendees get a photo with Santa, the program will end promptly at the designated time.

Cookie decorating activity will take place after Santa.
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Dec 15

Gingerbread Houses

Dec 15 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
West Branch Library

Spread icing and the joy of the holidays as we make gingerbread houses together. Open to children up to age 12. Materials are provided by a first come basis. Winter1

Dec 16

Toddler Music and Movement

Dec 16 2017 -
10:30am to 11:00am
South Mandarin Branch Library

This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years with an adult caregiver. It includes songs, stories, and instruments that promote basic musical concepts and terminology while incorporating pre-literacy skills for reading and writing.(storytime1) Winter1

Dec 16

Stories for Babies

Dec 16 2017 -
10:30am to 10:50am
Pablo Creek Regional Library

A short lap-sit program for children from birth to walking with an adult caregiver. The program includes rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to promote language development and positive interactions between parent and child. Limited Attendance, no reservations or large groups.
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Dec 16

Decorating a Gingerbread House

Dec 16 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Beaches Branch Library

Families can come and enjoy some holiday fun while decorating a gingerbread house together on December 16th at 11:00 a.m. One house per family and pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Winter1

Dec 16

Bookclub

Dec 16 2017 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Pablo Creek Regional Library

Join us for a book club just for kids! Our book for this month is Roald Dahl's Matilda. Take part in a book inspired craft activity, fun book discussion, and as a special treat a viewing of the movie inspired by the book! Check the children's desk for more information!
For ages 5 to 12.
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Dec 16

Kids Read!

Dec 16 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Mandarin Branch Library

For children ages 7-12. This program features a short book discussion from the children's library and a related craft or activity. Meets the 3rd Saturday of each month. Bookclub1 Winter1

Dec 18

Stories for Young Children

Dec 18 2017 -
10:15am to 10:40am
Mandarin Branch Library

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.
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Dec 18

Art Exploration

Dec 18 2017 -
10:45am to 11:15am
Mandarin Branch Library

This program is open to children from birth to 5 years of age with a parent or caregiver. Participants are introduced to art activities and techniques that promote cooperation and creative expression. ArtsCrafts1 Winter1

Dec 18

Gingerbread House Competition

Dec 18 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Main Library

Put your sweet skills to the test as you design and build your very own gingerbread house. Prizes will be awarded, and houses will be eaten! Winter1

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