|Mon:||10:00 AM - 8:00 PM|
|Tue:||10:00 AM - 8:00 PM|
|Wed:||10:00 AM - 8:00 PM|
|Thu:||10:00 AM - 8:00 PM|
|Fri:||10:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Sat:||10:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Sun:||Library is Closed|
Children’s 2013 Autumn Program Schedule
Children’s Librarian: Susan Slater
Assistant: Kelley Wood
Library phone: 814 723-4650
NOTE: School and Day Care groups of six or more are asked to call and schedule a specific program date and time when requesting a program. Thank you.
Toddler Time: Mondays at 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Department. No preregistration required. Geared towards ages one to three, but all ages are welcome. Theme-based stories and songs. Children do a craft and engage in creative play at the end of each program. Dates: September 23, 30; October 7, 14, 21, 28; November 4, 11, 18, 25; December *2, 9. *NOTE: Ho! Ho! Ho! Mrs. Claus will visit our December 2 story time.
Book Bingo for Kids: 6:00 p.m. in the Children’s Department on the first Monday in the months of October, November, December. No preregistration required. Geared towards ages four to seven; children under four welcome to participate with help of parent. Book Bingo is a great way for children to listen, learn and play. This game will be played using a bingo grid filled with pictures taken from the books read during that story time. As the children listen to the stories they can identify the pictures and mark them on their bingo card. Prizes will be given to the bingo winners. Dates: October 7; November 4; December 2.
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. Autumn Dates: September 25; October 30 (costumes encouraged); * November’s Game Night to be held Saturday, November 16, noon till 4:00 p.m., in honor of National Game Day; No Game Night in December.
Aurora Borealis: Tuesday, December 10, 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the Slater Room. Preregistration required as attendance is limited to 40 children. Sign-up sheet is available next to staff computer in the Children’s Department. Character Aurora Borealis will entertain the children with Christmas stories, songs, crafts and snacks. This program is geared towards ages three to eight, but all ages are welcome.
Stories and Such with Mrs. Claus: Tuesday, December 17, 3:45 p.m. in the Children's Department. Children and their families can enjoy holiday stories, songs, and crafts with Mrs. Claus after school. Preregistration is appreciated, but not mandatory. The sign-up sheet, which is on light green paper, is located next to the staff computer in the Children's Department.
Portions of these programs are possible due to generous donations made at the Midwinter Library Benefit.