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Registration for all January programs will begin on
Monday, December 10. 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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BABIES BOOGIE - EIJ417

Clap your hands, move your feet! This creative movement and music program presented by Nicole Sparling uses multicultural music, instruments and props to improve motor skills and help children use their imaginations.
Date: Friday, January 4
Time: 10 – 10:45 a.m.
Ages: 3 – 23 months with an adult, no siblings

TODDLERS TANGO - EIJ418

Clap your hands, move your feet! This creative movement and music program presented by Nicole Sparling uses multicultural music, instruments and props to improve motor skills and help children use their imaginations.
Date: Friday, January 4
Time: 11 – 11:45 a.m.
Ages: 2 – 4 years with an adult, no siblings

IMAGINATION PLAYGROUND - EIJ516

Imagination Playground is an innovative, loose-parts playground that engages children in creative play that is physically challenging and collaborative.
Date: Monday, January 7
Time: 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Ages: 2 – 4 years with an adult, no siblings

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, January 7
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Grades 1 – 6

FANDOM FRIENDS - EIJ502

Geek out over all things pop-culture in this friendly, inclusive environment. We will enjoy lively conversation as we discuss our favorite fandoms, create fun crafts and play games. A small snack will be served.
Date: Tuesday, January 8
Time: 5 - 5:45 p.m.
Ages: Grades 3 - 8

PRESCHOOL FAIR NIGHT - EIJ443

Parents of preschoolers are invited to attend the open house hosted by the Children’s Department in the upstairs meeting room. Representatives from local preschools and day care facilities will be here to answer questions and provide information regarding their programs. This is the perfect opportunity to find the best program for your child. In the event of inclement weather, the fair will be postponed until Thursday, January 10.
Date: Tuesday, January 8
Time: 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Ages: Parents of preschool children

STORY TIME ROCKS! – EIJ402

We’ll use movement, music and more to get excited about books!
Date: Wednesday, January 9
Time: 10:30 -11 a.m.
Ages:
Preschool children ages 3 - 5 with an adult, no siblings

TIME FOR TWOS - EIJ406

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

PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOP - EIJ400 family place logo

Playing is how your child learns. Through different stages of play, children grow and develop skills in many areas. PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOP gives parents the opportunity to spend quality time with their child playing, exploring, and sharing songs and stories. The program begins on Friday, January 11 and runs for a total of six weeks.
Dates: Fridays, January 11 through February 15
Time: 10 – 11 a.m.
Ages: 18 – 35 months with an adult, siblings welcome

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: Saturday, January 12 OR Wednesday, January 23
Time: 10:30 – 11 a.m.
Ages: Birth through 3 years old with an adult, siblings welcome

SCRAPBOOK DESIGN - EIJ467

Bring 4 – 6 photographs and you’ll learn techniques to create delightful scrapbook pages.
Date: Monday, January 14
Time: 7 – 8 p.m.
Ages: Grades 4 and up

READ TO THE DOGS - EIJ578

Students practice their reading skills and gain confidence by reading aloud to a trained Therapy Dog. Dogs and their handlers are registered with Therapy Dogs International. Registration will be in-person only for a 20 minute session.
Date: Tuesday, January 15
Time: 6:30 - 8:10 p.m.
Ages: Readers in Grades K-6

MY FIVE SENSES: STORY TIME - EIJ459

Join us for this exciting story time as we explore our five senses.  We’ll spend the entire time smelling, tasting, feeling, seeing and hearing our way through stories, games, and songs.
Date: Thursday, January 17
Time: 4:30 – 5 p.m.
Ages: 3 ½-5, on their own

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, January 18
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Ages: Grades 3 – 6

FAMILY GAME DAY - EIJ478

Warm up at the library with our awesome board games. We’ll also have Giant Connect Four and Giant Jenga. So stop by anytime for some family gaming fun.
Date & Time: Saturday, January 19 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. or Sunday, January 20 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Ages: All ages with an adult

TACOS, TACOS: POWER OF FOOD - EIJ575

Dr. Dell’Amore returns to prepare and share this healthy taco recipe with you and your grown-up.
Date: Saturday, January 19
Time: 11 a.m. – noon
Ages: Grades K - 5 with an adult, no siblings

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.
Dates: Thursdays, January 24 & 31
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: Thursdays, January 24 & 31
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 with an adult join Kathy Roeder for circle time fun.
Date: Thursday, January 24
Time: 12 – 12:45 p.m.
Ages: 2 & 3 with an adult, no siblings

MAKERSPACE NIGHT – EIJ586

Go, go, go with gadgets galore!  Whether big or small, we have building projects for all.
Date: Thursday, January 24
Time: 7 – 8 p.m.
Ages: Ages 4 and up with an adult

LEGO CLUB – EIJ492

Drop in to meet new friends and use your imaginative skills to construct your own designs with our Legos.
Date: Saturday, January 26
Time: 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ages: Grades K – 5 with an adult

EIJ550 – SUPER BOWL BLAST

Play indoor football games with Chef Rob. Gatorade, soft stadium pretzels and Doritos are on the menu.
Date: Sunday, January 27
Time: 2 - 3 p.m.
Ages: Grades 2 - 5

DIY MOUSE EARS– EIJ485

Whether you have an upcoming trip to the most magical place on earth, or you want to represent your favorite cartoon or fairytale, come create your own pair of ears at the Library!
Date: Tuesday, January 29
Time: 7 – 8 p.m.
Ages: Grades 2 - 8

MINECRAFT MANIA - EIJ560

Do you think you have what it takes to be the next master architect? Join our Minecraft building tournament to show off your skills.
Date: Wednesday, January 30
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Ages: Grades 3 - 6

GOODIE GOODIE GROUNDHOG DAY FUN - EIJ477

Join us at the Library for an exploration of everything groundhog! We’ll celebrate Groundhog Day with stories and a craft.
Date: Thursday, January 31
Time: 4:15 – 5 p.m.
Ages: Grades K - 3

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