Children's Book Week, May 13-19, 2013

Chidlren's Book Week: May 13-19Children's Book Week (May 13-19, 2013) is the national celebration of books and reading for youth.

Visit your nearest branch to receive a special bookmark and to attend a free program.  

Preschool Classes

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

Mother Goose Time
Monday, May 13, 10:00-10:15 @ Salem Church
Tuesday, May 14, 9:30-9:45 @ Porter
Wednesday, May 15, 10:30 - 10:45 @ Snow
Thursday, May 16, 10:30-10:45 @ Headquarters
Friday, May 17, 9:30-9:45 @ England Run
Ages 2 and under with a caregiver. Drop-in. 

Toddler Time
Monday, May 13, 11:00-11:20 @ Salem Church
Tuesday, May 14, 10:30-10:50 @ Porter
Tuesday, May 14, 10:30 - 10:50 @ Snow
Wednesday, May 15, 10:30-10:50 @ Headquarters
Friday, May 17, 10:30-10:50 @ England Run
Ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Drop-in.

Alphabet Soup
Monday, May 13, 11:00 - 11:30 @ Snow
Wednesday, May 15, 10:00-10:30 & 11:00-11:30 @ England Run
Friday, May 17, 9:30-10:00 & 10:30-11:00 @ Porter
Friday, May 17, 10:00-10:30 & 11:00-11:30 @ Salem Church
Friday, May 17, 10:30-11:00 @ Headquarters
Ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Daycares welcome. Drop-in.

Saturday Tales - Fishy Wishin'!
Saturday, May 18, 11:00-11:30 @ Headquarters
All ages with a caregiver. Drop in.

School Age Classes & Events

The Cage
Monday, May 13, 6:00-8:00 @ Salem Church
Friday, May 17, 3:30-5:00 @ England Run
Grades 6-12.
Play video games, create art and get together with fans of Japanese manga.  Drop-in.

PAWS for Reading
Saturday, May 18, 1:30-3:00 @ Headquarters
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.