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Looking for the Story Time schedule? (We've added 2 new story times for Fall 2017: Bilingual Story Time and Sensory Story Time.)

Library programs are free and open to everyone. No registration is required unless otherwise noted.

FEATURED PROGRAMS

Kids and Family Art Sunday
Sunday, 2-3:30 p.m., Irving Street
Aug. 20, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19

South Westminster Arts Group (SWAG) offers art activities for children and their families. No registration required.

Carrots Can Dance!
Saturday, Aug. 26, 2-3 p.m.
College Hill Room L107

Join local childrenís author Jean Powers as she reads her book Carrots Can Dance. Children also enjoy garden-themed crafts. Ages: 2-6

Life-Size Candy Land
Sunday, Sept. 10, 2-4 p.m., Irving Street
Stroll down to the Lollipop Woods but donít get stuck in the Molasses Swamp! The entire family can follow the rainbow path through a magical land of sweet surprises to the Candy Castle. All ages.

BAD Club
Mondays,4-5 p.m., College Hill
Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 6

Register online for each of these programs.
If you like Books, Art, or Drama, join this three month club! This session features an award-winning book. Age: 6-11

Totally Terrific Tales
Monday, 4-5 p.m., College Hill
Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13

Register online for each of these programs.
Read one or two longer stories with a themed craft. Age: 6-8

Exploding Art
Saturday, Sept. 23, 2-3 p.m., Irving Street
Don't just sit there! Let your art explode. Literally. Join us for fun art projects that go kablooey. The paint is washable, but wearing old clothes is recommended. Ages: 6-11

Family Game and Movie Afternoon
Sundays, 2-4 p.m., College Hill Room L107
Sept. 24, Oct. 22, Nov. 26, Dec.
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Watch a movie, play card games or checkers, put together a puzzle and eat some popcorn. All ages.

Tween Times!
Mondays, 4-5 p.m., College Hill
Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 20

Register online for each of these programs.
Projects, acting and cooking. Age: 9-11

WPL Puppet Theater
Saturday, Oct. 14, 2-2:30 p.m., College Hill Room L107
Sunday, Nov. 12, 2-2:30 p.m., Irving Street

Join us for an afternoon of stories! In October, meet Mouse and Frog as they learn how to work together and navigate big emotions. In November, join puppet friends getting ready for Thanksgiving! All ages.

Halloween Party!
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2-3 p.m., Irving Street
Monday, Oct. 30, 3-5 p.m., College Hill Room L107

Enjoy spooktacular and fiendishly fun activities! Donít forget to wear your costume! Age: 7-11

Model Train Show

Saturday, Nov. 4, 1-4 p.m., College Hill
Sunday, Nov. 5, 1-3 p.m., College Hill

Several operating model trains are on display by Youth in Model Railroading. Learn railroad crossing safety and enjoy train songs and stories by Smoky Roundhouse. Sponsored by the Junior Friends of the Westminster Public Library. All ages.

Babysitting 101
Sunday, Nov. 19, 1:30-4:30 p.m., College Hill Room L107
Register online for this program.
Learn how to start a business, play with kids, care for babies, and handle first aid and emergency situations. Register online. Age: 11 years and older

Holiday Craft Make-It-Take-It
Saturday, Dec. 9, 1-3 p.m., Irving Street
Monday, Dec. 11, 3-5 p.m., College Hill Room L107
Monday, Dec. 18, 3-5 p.m., College Hill Room L107
Saturday, Dec. 23, 1-3 p.m., College Hill Room L107

Bring the whole family to our free winter holiday make-it-take-it craft parties! All ages.

ONGOING PROGRAMS

Read Dog Scarlet and FriendsREADogs (Age: 5-11 years)
Wanted! Young readers to read to our specially trained Reading Education Assistance Dog. Bring your own book or choose one from the library.

READog Sessions @ Irving Street:
Register your child for a private 15-minute session at Irving Street.

Saturday, 2-3:30 pm:
July 22 - Sept. 23 - Oct. 14 - Nov. 11 - Dec. 16.

READog Sessions @ College Hill
Register your child for a private 15-minute session at College Hill.

Tuesday, 6-7:30 pm: Sept. 12, 19 - Oct. 17, 24 - Nov. 7, 14 - Dec. 12, 19
Wednesday, 6-7:30 pm:Sept. 12, 19 - Oct. 18, 25 - Nov. 8, 15 - Dec. 13, 20
Saturdays, 2-3:30 pm: Sept. 9, 23 - Oct. 7, 21 - Nov. 18 - Dec. 2, 16

1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Prepare your child for kindergarten by enjoying books, learning literacy tips and earning prizes. Reading logs and registration instructions are available online and at both libraries in the childrenís room.

Updated: 08/17

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