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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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Grilling Greatness

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A
Grilling allows you to prepare a meal while leaving the heat outside. Come make your very own spice rub and learn about grilling safety, cleaning your grill, and why grilling is a healthy choice. We'll share some menu ideas and have a selection of cookbooks for you to check out, too.
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Zumba

6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Skip the gym and dance to get slim! All skill levels are welcome to move to the beat of this dance workout! While you're at the library, check out our collection of fitness books and DVDs to take home with you!

This is a recurring event taking place on Wednesdays for six sessions.
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Crazy 8s

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room B
MathFest
Why didn't the two 4's want any dinner? Because they already 8! At your library, Laughter = HA x 3. We are exploring the fun and even silly side of math at the library. There will be many hands-on activities to explore, from flying marshmallows and toilet paper Olympics to creating your very own geometric masterpiece. The library is full of resources for lessons, learning, and fun, so scour our shelves to see what other adventures await!
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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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Playtime

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Baby Play with Me
Sharing in playtimes is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, using small and large muscles, and remaining in control during play.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Playtime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Toddler Play with Me
Sharing in playtimes is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, using small and large muscles, and remaining in control during play.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Playtime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Preschool Play with Me
Sharing in playtimes is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, using small and large muscles, and remaining in control during play.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Playtime

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Baby Play with Me
Sharing in playtimes is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, using small and large muscles, and remaining in control during play.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Playtime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Toddler Play with Me
Sharing in playtimes is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, using small and large muscles, and remaining in control during play.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Playtime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Preschool Play with Me
Sharing in playtimes is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, using small and large muscles, and remaining in control during play.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Zumba

6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Skip the gym and dance to get slim! All skill levels are welcome to move to the beat of this dance workout! While you're at the library, check out our collection of fitness books and DVDs to take home with you!

This is a recurring event taking place on Wednesdays for six sessions.
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Event is full

Crazy 8s

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room B
MathFest
Why didn't the two 4's want any dinner? Because they already 8! At your library, Laughter = HA x 3. We are exploring the fun and even silly side of math at the library. There will be many hands-on activities to explore, from flying marshmallows and toilet paper Olympics to creating your very own geometric masterpiece. The library is full of resources for lessons, learning, and fun, so scour our shelves to see what other adventures await!
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Knit One, Crochet Too

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A
Are you keen on knitting? Crazy about crochet? Yearning to meet more yarn enthusiasts? Then come to the Northwest Library's knitting and crochet club. We will meet once a month to share tips and techniques and show off works-in-progress. All skill levels are welcome. While you're here check out the library's large collection of knitting and crochet pattern books.
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Book Club

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A
Calling all readers! Challenge yourself to discover new, exciting reads and discuss these selections with others who share your love of reading.

This is a recurring event and takes place on the second Friday of each month.

Similar clubs exist at multiple libraries.
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CPR Certification

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A
Be confident, stay prepared, and save lives. Join us to become CPR certified and gain the confidence to be ready when it matters the most. Registered nurse and CPR instructor, Becky Lawson, will lead you through this hands-on training. Learn more on your family's health and disaster preparedness with the resources available to you at your local library!
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Maker Space

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room B
DIY your way! Be part of the maker movement with creative projects and fun crafts that incorporate interactive project based learning! These events take place at multiple libraries. While you're here, check out our materials on children's DIY crafts & science and technology projects.
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Tai Chi

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A
24 Step Tai Chi
Explore Tai Chi by participating, observing, and discovering the library's collection of books and videos available on this popular low-impact exercise. Whether you want to set aside some time for relaxation, or if you are looking to improve your balance and coordination, Tai Chi is a great exercise for adults of all ages.

This is a recurring event that takes place every Monday.
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Babytime

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Baby Storytime
A story time just for you at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying rhymes, songs, and books. Many of our story times include a craft or child development activity. The stories that we will read are for babies and toddlers.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Toddlertime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Toddler Storytime
A story time just for you at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying rhymes, songs, and books. Many of our story times include a craft or child development activity. The stories that we will read are for babies and toddlers.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Preschool Storytime
A story time just for you at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying rhymes, songs, and books. Many of our story times include a craft or child development activity.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries
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Beauty on a Budget

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A
Beauty does not have to be painful on your wallet! If you are excited about makeup and want to learn new tips, tricks, & trends without breaking your budget then this class is for you! Have your own goodies? Bring them! We'll show you how to use them. While you're here checkout our collection of books on more money saving tips or makeup tutorials!

Everyone is welcome, but supplies are limited so be sure to pre-register!
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Babytime

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Baby Storytime
A story time just for you at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying rhymes, songs, and books. Many of our story times include a craft or child development activity. The stories that we will read are for babies and toddlers.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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