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    2014 Autumn Program Schedule

    Children’s Librarian: Susan Slater

    Assistant: Kelley Wood 

    Library phone: 814 723-4650

    PLEASE NOTE: groups of six or more that wish to attend events should call and speak to the Children’s Librarian to see if preregistration is required for the specific event. We can also schedule a program specifically for your group.


     Toddler Time: Mondays at 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Department. Preregistration not required. Geared toward ages one to four, but all ages welcome. Theme-based stories, songs, fingerplays. Children do a craft and engage in creative play at the end of each program: Dates: September 22, 29; October 6, 13, 20, *27; November 3, 10, 17, 24; December 1, *8. *NOTES: Our Halloween program will be October 27. Adults and children are encouraged to dress in costume. Bringing treats to share is optional – count approximately 25-35. Mrs. Claus will visit our December 8 program. Ho! Ho! Ho!


         Enchanted Fairytale Troupe: If your child loves princesses, these programs will be a special treat! A variety of fairytale characters from the Warren Players will visit the Library to read stories and visit with children on several Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. this autumn. Specific characters have yet to be determined for the November dates. November programs will take place in the Children’s Department while the December 13 program will take place in the Slater Room on the 3rd floor.

    • November 8 – Characters to be determined, 11:00 a.m. in the Children’s Department.
    • November 22 – Characters to be determined, 11:00 a.m. in the Children’s Department.
    • December 13 – Elsa and Olaf from Disney’s Frozen, 11:00 a.m. in the Slater Room as this is part of our Mrs. Claus Christmas program. NOTE: Preregistration mandatory due to limited attendance (42 children).

     NOTES: Children are encouraged to dress in their princess finery for these programs.  

      After School with Mrs. Claus: Wednesday, December 10, 3:45 p.m., Children’s Department. Mrs. Claus will read holiday stories and sing songs with the children. There will be a craft and holiday treat after the program. Preregistration appreciated. Registration form will be available in the Children’s Department next to the staff computer starting November 22.

     Mrs. Claus and the Enchanted Fairytale Troupe: Saturday, December 13, 11:00 a.m., Slater Room, 3rd floor.  Mrs. Claus, Elsa and Olaf from Disney’s Frozen will share holiday stories, songs, crafts and snacks with children and their families. Children are invited to dress in fairy tale attire or holiday outfits. Preregistration mandatory due to limited attendance (42 children). Registration form will be available in the Children's Department next to the staff computer starting November 22.

      Game Night: Last Wednesday of *each month in the Slater Room from 3:30-7:00 p.m. Ages 10 and up. No preregistration required. Tweens and teens that enjoy gaming gather for an evening of fun. In addition to ten laptop computers available for online games, there are also games such as Nintendo Wii, Guitar Hero, GameCube and X Box. No preregistration required. Snacks are usually provided by the library. 2014 dates: January 29; February 26; March 26; April 30; May 28; June 25; July 30; August 27; September 24; October 29; *November 19; *No Game Night in December.

    Portions of these programs are possible due to generous donations made at the Midwinter Library Benefit.