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Winter Break Reading Challenge!
Pick up your reading log at either library. Read 30 picture books or read for 5 hours. Return the completed log and get a voucher for 1 Chipotle Kid's Meal (while supplies last.) Vouchers expire Feb. 14.


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

WPL Puppet Theatre
Sunday, Feb. 12, 2:30-3 p.m., Irving Street
Enjoy sweet valentine plays and take home a valentine surprise. All ages.

Kids and Family Art Sunday
Sunday, 2-3:30 p.m., Irving Street
Feb. 19, March 19, May 21

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

Totally Terrific Tales (Age: 6-8 yrs.)
Mondays, 4-5 p.m., College Hill
Feb. 20, March 20, April 10
Register online for each of these programs.
A perfect program for kids who miss story time. We read one or two longer stories and have a themed craft.

Tween Times! (Age: 9-11 yrs.)
Mondays, 4-5 p.m., College Hill
Feb. 27, March 27, April 17
Register online for each of these program.
Join us for this fun, exciting older kidís program. Activities may include projects, acting and cooking.

Family Game and Movie Day
Sundays, 2-4 p.m., College Hill
Feb. 26, March 26, April 23

Watch a movie, play card games or checkers, put together a puzzle and enjoy some popcorn. All ages.

BAD Club (Age: 6-11 yrs.)
Mondays, College Hill, 4-5 p.m.
Register online for each of these programs.
March 6: Art production about a book
April 3: Drama production about a book

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss
Feb. 27-March 3
Celebrate Read Across America and Dr. Seuss' birthday all week long. Enter to win and free book.

The Elstuns' Magic: Strength in Numbers Show
Saturday, March 18, 2-2:45 p.m., Irving Street
Enjoy this sensational comedy magic show all about collaboration and cooperation complete with ragtime music and classic magic, including an escape from a strait jacket. live rabbits and birds.

Birds of Prey
Saturday, April 15, 2-3 pm, College Hill
Meet four different birds of prey and learn how they survive in the wild. Pick up your tickets at College Library beginning April 1. All ages.

What's Hatching at the Library?
Sunday, April 23, 2-3 pm, Irving Street
Live baby chicks! Visit the chicks, listen to stories and make a craft. All ages.

Baby Sitting 101 (Age: 11 and older)
Monday, May 15, 4-7:30 p.m., College Hill
Saturday, May 20, 12-3:30 pm, Irving Street

Register online for one of these programs beginning in March.
Learn how to start a business, play with kids, care for babies, handle first aid and emergency situations. Space is limited.

Read Dog Scarlet and FriendsREAD Dogs (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.

READ Dog Sessions @ Irving Street:
Register your child for a private 15-minute session at Irving Street.
Saturday, 2-3:15 pm: Feb. 11, March 11, April 8, May 13

READ Dog Sessions @ College Hill
Register your child for a private 15-minute session at College Hill.
Tuesday, 6-7:15 pm: Feb. 14, 21 - March 11,18 - April 11, 18 - May 9, 16
Wednesday, 6-7:30 pm: Feb. 15, 22 - March 15, 22 - April 12, 19 - May 10, 17
Saturdays, 2-3:15 pm: Feb. 18, March 18, April 22, May 13

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: 02/17

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