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Stock Up on Cold Weather Reads!

The last Friends Booksale of the year is just around the corner.

Thursday through Sunday, September 29–October 2, come scour the shelves for great deals while supporting your library!

Thursday is a special night just for members, which means a first crack at all the goods with the purchase of an annual membership. You can join right at the door.

See you soon!


2016 Friends Fall Booksale Poster hours dates only

Take Me for a Ride Storytime

Join Miss Linda for a special storytime* all about the bus! Meet in the Auditorium on Tuesday, October 11th and Friday, October 14th from 10:30 to 11 AM to hear stories and songs, make a craft, and take a short ride on the T around downtown!

*This special storytime replaces our regularly scheduled Library Storytime.

Sunday Sillies!

Shake your sillies out with Matt and Nate, our new Sunday Storytime guys!

Each week from 3:30-4 PM, you’ll dance, sing songs, get crafty, and listen to stories especially chosen to excite young minds. Meet up in our Readers’ Theater and brace yourself for some serious fun!

Star Wars Reads Day 2016

BB-8 loves to read, and so do we!

While the Empire would most likely be displeased, Star Wars Reads Day — a celebration of a galaxy far, far away and the joy of reading — is back.

This Saturday, October 1 from 2-4 PM in the Library Auditorium, bring your best Wookie yell and celebrate all things Star Wars! We’ll perform Jedi mind tricks, create lightsabers, and more for our 5th annual event!

Bring a friend and see who else is going!

Tail Wagging Readers

SAT | Oct 8 | 10-11 AM | Grades K-5 | Readers’ Theater

Read out loud to registered therapy dogs from Loving Paws Animal Therapy.This is a great way to practice reading and build reading confidence with a warm furry friend.  Bring a book from home or choose one at the library. Register for a 15-minute read at 785-843-3833.

Magic Tree House Club

SAT | Oct 8 | 3:30-4:30 PM | Ages 5-8 | Readers’ Theater 

It’s the Jack and Annie fan club! Join us for crafts and fun with a historical twist about book #18, Buffalo Before Breakfast. Register for clubs at the children’s desk or call 785-843-3833.

Tween Club

FRI | Oct 7 | 3:30-5 PM | Readers’ Theater

A club just for tweens in grades 3-5, or ages 8-11! A club just for tweens in grades 3-5, or ages 8-11! Meet up and hang out, play games, and craft with your friends. Register for clubs at the children’s desk or call 785-843-3833.

 

LEGO Club

THU | Oct 6 | 4- 5 PM | Ages 5-11 | Readers’ Theater

Everything is awesome at Lego Club! Register for LEGO Club at the children’s desk or call 785-843-3833. 

 

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Korean Storytime (한국어 이야기)

On Wednesday, October 5th from 6pm- 6:30pm,  all ages welcome to join us in the Readers’ Theater for stories, songs, rhymes and activities in Korean presented by local volunteers. For Korean speaking families and those interested in the language. IMAGE: Uijae Museum of Korean Art

Multicultural Storytime

SAT | Oct 1 | 10:30-11 AM | Readers’ Theater

Stories and songs for all ages with guest presenters highlight a featured language or culture!