It's officially Fall, even though it doesn't really feel like it. We're excited anyway! We've got tons of awesome programs happening soon so make sure to check out our October Newsletter for more information.
We're excited to announce our FIRST EVER LITERARY PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTEST!!!
Decorate a pumpkin to look like your favorite book character using any materials you would like! Paint it, dress it, accessorize it...but PLEASE NO CARVING! Work alone or as a group (fun for the whole family). Bring your decorated pumpkin to the Library between October 2 - 30 during normal operating hours - there will be a brief form to fill out at drop off. Pumpkins will be put on display throughout the Library.
This contest is open to ALL AGES! Library staff will judge two winners - one individual and one group - on Halloween! Winners will be notified October 31st and will receive a $25 gift card.
Visit the Children's Department to learn more.
Make sure to join us for one of upcoming spooktacular programs!!
PJ Family Storytime: Monster Bedtime! ~ Monday, October 2 from 7:00—7:45 pm
Even monsters need to go to bed sometime! We’ll share stories about monsters, sing silly songs, make a fun craft, and enjoy a delicious snack! Wear your PJs and bring a stuffed friend to join in the fun! Fun for the whole family! Please register!
Teen Games N@ ~ Thursdays, October 5 & 12 from 3:30—4:30 pm
Join us on the first and second Thursday of every month for games, snacks, and an awesome time! Stuff your face with pizza while playing games with your friends! We’ll bust out new and classic board games, card games, and the Wii! For students in grades 6—12. No registration necessary—just show up ready for fun!
Anime Club ~ Thursday, October 19 from 3:30 — 4:30 pm
Are you an anime fan? Join fellow enthusiasts on the third Thursday of every month as we watch anime and enjoy Japanese snacks! For students in grades 6—12. No registration necessary—just show up ready for fun!
2nd Annual Family Halloween Spectacular ~ Friday, October 20 at 6:00 pm
Boo! Wear you costume for a truly spooktacular after-hours evening at the library! We’ll start with not-so-scary stories then make some sinister crafts, play a handful of mysterious games, and gobble up frighteningly yummy snacks! Trick-or-treat inside the Library and play a game to earn your treat! At the end, prizes will be awarded for best costume in different ages categories. A $3 donation per child is requested and will be collected at the event. Fun for the while family! *Library doors will open at 5:45 pm.* Please register!
Tail Waggin’ Tutors ~ Monday, October 23 from 7:00 — 8:00 pm
Trained therapy dogs will be here hoping to hear a story or two! Practice your reading skills while enjoying the company of some furry friends! Make a fun craft or two while waiting for your turn. For children ages 4 and up — reading ability encouraged but not required. Please register!
Lego Extravaganza Club ~ Wednesday, October 25 from 4:00 — 5:00 pm
Calling all Lego fans! Come build with us on the last Wednesday of every month! Build whatever you want and when you’re done we’ll put it up on display. For children ages 3 and up. No registration necessary—just show up ready for fun!
Which was Better: Book VS. Movie Family Book Club ~ Monday, October 30 at
It’s back! Before our meeting, read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling as a family. At the meeting, we’ll talk about the book and then we’ll watch the movie while snacking on Recommended for families with children ages 5 and up.Please register!popcorn and punch! After the movie we’ll talk about the similarities and differences, then decide which we liked better. Extra copies of each month’s title will be available for checkout at the circulation desk.
To register for ANY program, please visit the Library, call 412-655-2424, or email Miss Dani at firstname.lastname@example.org