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Registration for all December programs will begin on Tuesday, November 14. In person registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the children's desk and online registration will begin at noon.

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MORE THAN MOTHER GOOSE – EIJ403

More than Mother Goose for children includes nursery rhymes, songs, finger plays, and stories. Parents participate with their child. Older siblings welcome. This program will be offered at two times. Please select the date that is most convenient.
Date: Friday, December 1 OR Saturday, December 2
Time: 10:30 – 11 a.m.
Ages: Birth through 3 years old with an adult, siblings welcome

CHESS LESSONS – EIJ414

If you’ve wanted to learn how to play chess, here’s your chance. Teen volunteers will guide students as they play with each other to learn the basics of the game. 
Date: Monday, December 4
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Grades 1 – 6

STORY TIME ROCKS! – EIJ402

We’ll use movement, music and more to get excited about books!
Date: Wednesday, December 6
Time: 12 – 12:30 p.m.
Ages: 3 -5 year olds with an adult, no siblings

HOLIDAY GIFT WORKSHOPS

Join us to make a holiday gift for someone special in your life. Children registering for the K-2 workshop need to bring a 3 x 4 photo of themselves or family. 

Wednesday, December 6 5:30 - 6 p.m. Grades K - 2 EIJ429
Friday, December 8 11:30 - noon PRESCHOOL children 3 ½ - 5 on their own EIJ428

TIME FOR TWOS - EIJ406

Bring your two-year-old to the library for age appropriate stories, rhymes and songs. No siblings please.
Date: Thursday, December 7
Time: 10:30 - 11 a.m.
Ages: 2 year olds with an adult, no sibling

FAMILY GINGERBREAD HOUSES - EIJ572

Guy Gagliano of the Swan Bakery returns to lead your family in decorating a gingerbread house using icings and candy to reflect your family’s celebration. Registration will be in-person only and there is a non-refundable $5.00 fee per family to be paid at the time of registration. This program may not be suitable for children with food allergies.
Date: Sunday, December 10
Time: 2 - 3 p.m.
Ages: Children ages 3 and up with their family

DRAGON STORY TIME – EIJ460

Dragons have a bad reputation of being big and scary.  Come join us for this story time where we will hear from a few dragons who are super-friendly and just want to be loved!
Date: Tuesday, December 12
Time: 1:30 – 2 p.m.
Ages: PRESCHOOL children ages 3 ½ - 5 on their own 

POLAR EXPRESS - EIJ427

All aboard for our annual Polar Express party! Celebrate the holiday season at this fun program based on the book. Please let us know if your child has any food allergies.
Date: Wednesday, December 13
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Ages: 4 - 7 on their own

EIY735 - GLITTERY ICICLES

Create these eye-catching icicles to decorate your home! 
Date: Thursday, December 14
Time: 5:30-6:15 p.m.
Ages: Grades 4 and up

EIY748 - Wii TOURNAMENT

Enter the action-packed arena of Super Smash Brothers Brawl or Mario Kart to pit famous Nintendo characters against one another.  Play with Friends as you vie for the throne!
Date: Monday, December 18
Time: 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Ages: Grades 6 and up

HOLIDAY FLORAL WORKSHOP - EIJ430

Mrs. Oakes returns to assist students in creating a fresh floral centerpiece for their holiday tables or to present as a gift. Registration will be in-person only and there is a non-refundable $2.50 fee per child to be paid at the time of registration.
Date: Saturday, December 23
Time: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Ages: Grades 3 – 6
Fee: $2.50

EIJ480 - MOSAIC GINGERBREAD MAN

Run as fast as you can to share the story of the gingerbread man and to create a colorful craft.
Date: Wednesday, December 27
Time: 10:30 – 11 a.m.
Ages: 4 – 6

BABY TIME - EIJ404

Kathy Roeder presents this parent and child program that includes fun age appropriate activities designed to stimulate and encourage your child's physical and mental growth.
Date: Thursday, December 28
Time: 10 - 10:45 a.m.
Ages: Pre-walkers, 3 months and up with an adult, no siblings

TODDLER TIME - EIJ405

Kathy Roeder presents this parent and child program that includes fun age appropriate activities designed to stimulate and encourage your child's physical and mental growth.
Date: Thursday, December 28
Time: 11 – 11:45 a.m.
Ages: Walkers through 23 months old with an adult, no siblings

CIRCLE TIME - EIJ407

Shake those sillies out!  Two and three-year-olds join Kathy Roeder for circle time fun.
Date: Thursday, December 28
Time: 12 – 12:45 p.m.
Ages: 2 & 3 with an adult, no siblings

NOON YEAR’S EVE BASH – EIJ444

Join us as we celebrate Noon Year at this fun bash. We'll talk about resolutions and create a time capsule to open in 2018. Snacks and fun are a given and festive wear is encouraged. We'll 3...2...1 countdown to the stroke of Noon to welcome 2017.
Date: Friday, December 29
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ages: Grades K – 3

SUPER SMASH BROS. – EIJ536

Whether it’s your first time or you’re a master of combat, join us to play Super Smash Bros. Wii U!
Date: Friday, December 29
Time: 4 – 5 p.m.
Ages: Grades 3 – 6

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