Children's Book Week, May 12-18, 2014

Chidlren's Book Week: May 12-18Children's Book Week (May 12-18, 2014) is the national celebration of books and reading for youth.

Visit your nearest branch to attend a free program, receive a special bookmark and a fun activity sheet!  

Grow a Reader Classes

Specially trained staff present stories, songs, and activities that lay the foundation your child needs to get ready to read.

Mother Goose Time
Ages 2 and under with a caregiver. Drop-in. 
Monday, May 12, 10:00-10:15 @ Salem Church
Tuesday, May 13, 9:30-9:45 @ Porter
Tuesday, May 13, 10:30-11:45 @ Headquarters
Wednesday, May 14, 9:30-9:45 @ Headquarters
Wednesday, May 14, 10:30-10:45 @ Snow
Thursday, May 15, 10:30-10:45 @ Porter
Friday, May 16 10:00-10:30 @ England Run

Toddler Time
Ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Drop-in.
Monday, May 12, 11:00-11:20 @ Salem Church
Tuesday, May 13, 10:00-10:30 @ England Run
Tuesday, May 13, 10:30-10:50 @ Porter
Tuesday, May 13, 10:30-10:50 @ Snow
Wednesday, May 14, 10:30-10:50 @ Headquarters
Thursday, May 15, 11:00-11:20 @ Salem Church
Friday, May 16, 9:30-9:50 @ Headquarters
Friday, May 16, 11:00-11:30 @ England Run

Preschool Time
Ages 3-5 with a caregiver. Drop-in.
Tuesday, May 13, 11:00-11:30 @ England Run
Thursday, May 15, 9:30-10:00 @ Porter
Thursday, May 15, 10:00-10:30 @ Salem Church
Friday, May 16, 10:30-11:00 @ Headquarters

Alphabet Soup
Ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Daycares welcome. Drop-in.
Monday, May 12, 11:00-11:30 @ Snow
Tuesday, May 13, 9:30-10:00 @ Headquarters
Wednesday, May 14 10:00-10:30 and 11:00-11:30 @ England Run
Friday, May 16, 9:30-10:00 and 10:30-11:00 @ Porter
Friday, May 16, 10:00-10:30 and 11:00-11:30 @ Salem Church

Books Before Bedtime
All ages with a caregiver. Drop in.
Tuesday, May 13, 7:00-7:30 @ Salem Church
Wednesday, May 14, 7:00-7:30 @ Porter

Saturday Tales 
All ages with a caregiver. Drop in.
Saturday, May 17, 1:30-2:00 @ Headquarters 

School Age Classes & Events

The Cage
Grades 6-12.
Play video games, create art, and get together with fans of manga and anime.  Drop-in.
Monday, May 12, 6:00-8:00 @ Salem Church
Friday, May 16 3:30-5:00 @ England Run

PAWS for Reading
Grades K-6.
Reading with therapy dogs trained to be avid listeners.  The library provides books, or bring a favorite.  Practice your reading and collect a bookmark, too.  Sign up to book your time beginning April 1.
Saturday, May 17, 2:15-3:45 @ Headquarters