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Book Club

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
All Locations
Want to join a book club but can't seem to find the time? Try this one, it's online! Make an account on goodreads.com, then join the group Metro Library ReadUp. You'll get the same lively discussions as a traditional book club, but you can share your ideas anytime instead of waiting for an in-person meeting, Also, you might win a fabulous prize! Happy reading!
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Book Club

Friday, September 30, 2016
All Locations
Want to join a book club but can't seem to find the time? Try this one, it's online! Make an account on goodreads.com, then join the group Metro Library ReadUp. You'll get the same lively discussions as a traditional book club, but you can share your ideas anytime instead of waiting for an in-person meeting, Also, you might win a fabulous prize! Happy reading!
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Knitting Club

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Are you a knitter? Interested in learning? If so, join the Almonte Monthly Knitting Club. Bring your current project, or just bring yarn and knitting needles and we can teach you how to get started! Crocheters and other needleworkers are welcome too, but we will only be teaching knitting.

This is a recurring event and takes place monthly.

Similar clubs exist at multiple libraries.
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Library Closed

All Day
All Locations
Although our physical libraries are closed today, you can still use the library online, 24/7 at http://www.metrolibrary.org. Visit us online to find your next read, download eBooks, audiobooks, MP3s, and digital magazines, or access one of our great databases.
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Library Closed

All Day
All Locations
Although our physical libraries are closed today, you can still use the library online, 24/7 at http://www.metrolibrary.org. Visit us online to find your next read, download eBooks, audiobooks, MP3s, and digital magazines, or access one of our great databases.
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Rockstar Reader Workshop

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Overwhelmed by the busy-ness that comes from the beginning of the school year? Join us for an afternoon workshop with all the tools to create a set of fun reading games for your beginning reader, inspired by the Book "Raising a Rock Star Reader" by Amy Mascott and Alison McDonald. Learn how to use everyday items to help make your child's learning adventure meaningful, relaxing, and fun! On your way, be sure to pick out some books to celebrate the joy of reading!
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Builder's Club

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Almonte Library
Children's Area
Come put your ideas into action! Join other kids your age in creating a unique structure from a variety of building materials in our Creation Station! LEGO bricks, Magnatiles, Wooden blocks, and other supplies will be on hand. Let's see your imagination come to life! Be sure to explore our selection of books on engineering and architecture for a little bit of inspiration.
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Open Studio Sundays

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
We’re opening our meeting room to crafters to enjoy each other’s company as we work! Bring your own current project and your conversation. We’ll provide light refreshments and plenty of space to spread out. Artists, knitters, scrapbookers – all are welcome. We’ll also have adult coloring pages, coloring pencils, and markers available for those who don’t bring a project. Be sure to check out our selection of DIY crafting books while you’re here!

This is a recurring event and takes place on the second Sunday of each month.
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123! Play with Me! - 123! Juega conmigo!

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
123! Play with Me!
Playing with your baby or toddler is not only important for bonding but is also an educational experience for your child. We are providing a special time for you to come to the library and spend one-on-one time to play with your child. A different community resource professional will be available each week to answer your parenting questions.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday for four weeks.

This event is held at multiple libraries.

123! Juega conmigo!
Compartir en horas de juego es una excelente manera de ayudar a los niños a desarrollar habilidades sociales, promover el aprendizaje, y descubrir que la biblioteca es un destino para la diversión! Los niños tendrán la oportunidad de practicar habilidades tales como: siguientes direcciones, socializar con otras niños, usando el lenguaje, usando los músculos grandes y pequeños, y mantener el control durante el juego.
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Dollars and Duct Tape

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Join us for discussion and DIY all in one! Learn tips on how to become a savvy spender and super saver. Then create an awesome duct tape wallet to hold all that cash! You can check out additional library books and resources, too.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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123! Play with Me! - 123! Juega conmigo!

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
123! Play with Me!
Playing with your baby or toddler is not only important for bonding but is also an educational experience for your child. We are providing a special time for you to come to the library and spend one-on-one time to play with your child. A different community resource professional will be available each week to answer your parenting questions.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday for four weeks.

This event is held at multiple libraries.

123! Juega conmigo!
Compartir en horas de juego es una excelente manera de ayudar a los niños a desarrollar habilidades sociales, promover el aprendizaje, y descubrir que la biblioteca es un destino para la diversión! Los niños tendrán la oportunidad de practicar habilidades tales como: siguientes direcciones, socializar con otras niños, usando el lenguaje, usando los músculos grandes y pequeños, y mantener el control durante el juego.
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Lil' Al's Book Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Like to read and meet other kids your age who enjoy a good book? Come join us for Lil’ Al’s Book Club! There will be snacks, games, a craft and book trivia for special prizes. Stop by or call to find out this month’s book.
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Registration begins 9/1/2016 at 9:00 AM

DIY Laundry Soap

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Every penny counts! Let’s learn how to save money by making our own laundry supplies. Attendees will take home samples of laundry soap, fabric softener, and tons of great DIY tips for the laundry room. Don’t forget to pick up a book on family budgeting and home organizing while you’re here!
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123! Play with Me! - 123! Juega conmigo!

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
123! Play with Me!
Playing with your baby or toddler is not only important for bonding but is also an educational experience for your child. We are providing a special time for you to come to the library and spend one-on-one time to play with your child. A different community resource professional will be available each week to answer your parenting questions.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday for four weeks.

This event is held at multiple libraries.

123! Juega conmigo!
Compartir en horas de juego es una excelente manera de ayudar a los niños a desarrollar habilidades sociales, promover el aprendizaje, y descubrir que la biblioteca es un destino para la diversión! Los niños tendrán la oportunidad de practicar habilidades tales como: siguientes direcciones, socializar con otras niños, usando el lenguaje, usando los músculos grandes y pequeños, y mantener el control durante el juego.
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Library Closed

All Day
All Locations
Although our physical libraries are closed today, you can still use the library online, 24/7 at http://www.metrolibrary.org. Visit us online to find your next read, download eBooks, audiobooks, MP3s, and digital magazines, or access one of our great databases.
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Registration begins 9/14/2016 at 9:00 AM

Al's Teen Lounge

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
The 4th Wednesday of each month the program room will be open for teens to pursue their interests in activities like Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, favorite board or card games, sketch books, anime movies, crafting supplies, and more! Want to bring a specific activity? Call the library ahead of time to let them know. The library will have a special activity each month for those who don’t have one to bring with them.

This is a recurring program on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 5-7 pm.
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