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Cold Blooded Critters

Join a naturalist from Franklin County Metro Parks on Saturday, January 27 at 11:00 am as we discover the differences between warm blooded and cold blooded animals. Live critters such as turtles, toads, frogs, snakes, and salamanders will be present. All ages welcome.

ABC’s of Movement

Many children learn best through movement. By combining movement experiences with the alphabet, children learn their letters and make literacy connections while improving their large motor skills. Children ages 3 – 7 are welcome to practice the alphabet through movement on Thursdays at 6:30 pm. Check out the ABC’s of Movement Events page. Here are the dates […]

Story Times and Play Dates

Story Times and Play Dates will be resuming on Tuesday, January 16th and Thursday, January 18th, respectively. The Story Times & Play Dates Events page has a complete description of these programs. The list of dates for Winter/Spring 2018 is now available.

Clear Your Clutter

Feeling overwhelmed with clutter? Need some help? Professional organizer Brittany Dixon will share a step by step guide to removing clutter from your life on Wednesday, January 31st at 6:30 pm. She will also be discussing the connection between clutter and stress.

Intro to Meditation

During this one hour class on Tuesday, February 7th, you will learn about the benefits of meditation including: reducing stress, improving sleep, and controlling anxiety. Learn how to create and maintain a home meditation practice. Participants will also be led through a 10 minuted guided meditation at the end of the class.

Levi at the Library

Beginning on February 13th, join certified therapy dog, Levi, at the library every Tuesday from 4 – 5 pm. Register your child for a 10-minute time slot in which they will read a story to Levi. Levi is a nonjudgmental listener who will encourage children to read and help struggling readers find confidence.

Take Your Child to the Library Day

Stop by anytime during the day on Saturday, February 17th and have fun with your child during this special event. Go on a winter scavenger hunt to win a prize! Guess the shredded book for a chance to win the new Caldecott book!

Dr. Seuss Day

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with a scavenger hunt, craft, games, and prizes! Drop in anytime on Friday, March 2nd between 3 pm and 6 pm. This event will be held in the Children’s Room.

Free Computer Classes

Want to learn how to operate a computer? The library offers free computer classes in Basic Computer Skills as well as an Introduction to the Internet. Check out our Events page to find a class that fits your schedule. One-on-one computer assistance is also available most days from 10 am to 2 pm in the […]

Student Cards

Student Cards are available for children ages 5 – 17. These cards can be obtained by a child without a parent being present. Having a student card will allow a child to check out up to 5 books and/or audio books at one time. It also allows access to computers and all electronic library content. […]