Come to the Children's Area between 1:00 p.m. and 4 p.m. to make a fun Fall Wreath to take home with you. All of the materials will be provided!
Teens! Come sip some hot chocolate and make Christmas cards for your friends and relatives! We'll supply the markers, cardstock, decorative paper and supplies - you bring the creativity!
Get the lowdown on your library's downloadables! Bring your mobile device (smartphone, tablet, or e-reader) to one of our classes and get some advice and help installing the library's apps for e-books, downloadable audiobooks, and e-magazines. Classes and apps are all free. Your gadget must have basic setup done (out of the box, set up, passwords entered, charged, and know the basics) as a prerequisite to this class. You will need your library card and PIN, and you may need the password for your App Store on your device. Pre-register.
Preschoolers ages 3-6 and their caregivers are welcome to listen to stories, sing songs, learn fingerplays and participate in activities that build literacy skills and kindergarten-readiness skills.
Babies from newborns to 18 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, nursery rhymes, bouncing activities, and songs. Parents will learn to interact with their babies through play activities and interact with other parents.
Join us for an informal writers' workshop on the first Monday of the month. Share samples of your work and receive feedback from other writers in the group. Meeting Room One. Preregister.
Find out more about this resource the Central Library has available for nonprofits. Space is limited in the Computer Lab so preregistration is necessary.
Calling all crafty kids! Join Maddie in the Storyhour/Craft Room to hear a story and make-and-take a craft based on that story. We will be reading "Edward and the Pirates" by Dave McPhail and afterwards, we'll decorating our own pirate mugs! This program is for kids in Preschool - 2nd Grade.
Teens and tweens! Come discover new books that we have at the library and make a duct tape craft! Snacks provided.
Wanting to preserve a piece of history, Professor Emeritus William Schaefer of Grand View University photographed the living World War II veterans in Clark County in 2011. The display shows the veterans during their service days and in the present. Come down to the Central Library in October and November to view these amazing pictures.