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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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Little Yoga

10:30 AM - 11:05 AM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
Bring your toddler or preschooler to our Little Yoga class.  Practicing yoga with kids is a fun and gentle way to exercise. Yoga also provides a chance to bond with your child while introducing new vocabulary words. Moo and meow in cat-cow pose or sing your favorite nursery rhymes as you hold a balance pose.
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Rock and Read with the Musical Mom

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
Music and learning go hand in hand. Bond to the beat with the musical mom and help your child learn early language and literacy skills. Children will experience live music, get hands-on exposure to instruments, dance, sing and be creative, all while learning language and literacy skills.
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Homework Help

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
Need some extra help with your homework? Volunteers will be standing by to offer one-on-one homework help. Sign up to reserve your spot and get ready to improve your grades this year!

This is a recurring event.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Friday Films

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Family and Fun
Looking for fun on a Friday night? Come to the library to check out our movie collection. Enjoy your weekend by spending time with your family and friends watching movies and reading books. Free popcorn and candy for every five items checked out. Fun for the entire family and it's free!

Please limit one gift per family.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday.
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Community, Coffee, and Conversation

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A

Creativity and Life Long Learning
Join us for coffee and conversation. Meet some of your neighbors and community members. Connect through conversation, creativity, and sharing. Enjoy books, board games, puzzles, dominoes, and cards. Want more on this subject? The library has a selection of books and dvds to check out on your visit.  Occasionally we may have special presenters on Adult and Senior health information.

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

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After School Craft

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
Crafting can help you think outside the box.  Join us for an afternoon of crafts and creative expression.  While, you're here check out the library's collection of arts and crafts books.
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Children Reading to Dogs

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Southern Oaks Library
Young readers build "pawsitive" self-esteem, self-confidence and improve their reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs.

This is a recurring event and takes place on one Tuesday and one Saturday each month.

This event is held 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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Registration is open

Homework Help

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
Need some extra help with your homework? Volunteers will be standing by to offer one-on-one homework help. Sign up to reserve your spot and get ready to improve your grades this year!

This is a recurring event.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Friday Films

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Family and Fun
Looking for fun on a Friday night? Come to the library to check out our movie collection. Enjoy your weekend by spending time with your family and friends watching movies and reading books. Free popcorn and candy for every five items checked out. Fun for the entire family and it's free!

Please limit one gift per family.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday.
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After School Craft

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
Crafting can help you think outside the box.  Join us for an afternoon of crafts and creative expression.  While, you're here check out the library's collection of arts and crafts books.
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Registration is open

Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
A storytime just for you at your neighborhood library! A skilled librarian 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 stories, music, and rhymes.

This is a recurring event.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Knitting Club

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Second Monday Knitting Club
Interested in knitting or learning to knit? If so, bring your current project, or just bring yarn and knitting needles and we can teach you how to get started. The recommended yarn for beginners is "variegated worsted weight" and size 7 or 8 needles. Needles and yarn will be available for participants without supplies.

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

Similar clubs exist at multiple libraries.
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Book Club

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
Southern Oaks Book Club
If you enjoy reading and discussing books come to our Book Club. Reserve your copy of the current book selection or stop by the reference desk.

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

Similar clubs exist at multiple libraries.
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Registration is open

Children Reading to Dogs

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Young readers build "pawsitive" self-esteem, self-confidence and improve their reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs.

This is a recurring event and takes place on one Tuesday and one Saturday each month.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Registration is open

Homework Help

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
Need some extra help with your homework? Volunteers will be standing by to offer one-on-one homework help. Sign up to reserve your spot and get ready to improve your grades this year!

This is a recurring event.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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WeatherReady 365

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
Being WeatherReady isn’t important only in the spring. Weather hazards happen all year round. Meteorologists will explain what the National Weather Service is trying to tell us, what actions we should take, putting together a disaster kit, developing a communication plan, and where to shelter. We want you to Be Prepared, Not Scared. Bring your weather preparedness questions and join us at the library.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Friday Films

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Family and Fun
Looking for fun on a Friday night? Come to the library to check out our movie collection. Enjoy your weekend by spending time with your family and friends watching movies and reading books. Free popcorn and candy for every five items checked out. Fun for the entire family and it's free!

Please limit one gift per family.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday.
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Community, Coffee, and Conversation

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
Creativity and Life Long Learning
Join us for coffee and conversation. Meet some of your neighbors and community members. Connect through conversation, creativity, and sharing. Enjoy books, board games, puzzles, dominoes, and cards. Want more on this subject? The library has a selection of books and dvds to check out on your visit.

This is a recurring event and takes place every third Friday of the month.
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After School Craft

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
Crafting can help you think outside the box.  Join us for an afternoon of crafts and creative expression.  While, you're here check out the library's collection of arts and crafts books.
View More
Registration is open

Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
A storytime just for you at your neighborhood library! A skilled librarian 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 stories, music, and rhymes.

This is a recurring event.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Talk Like a Pirate Day

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
It's international talk like a pirate day again!! Come celebrate with a real swashbuckling adventure. We will have a scavenger hunt, piratical costume contest, crafts, games and more. It's time to party, Matey!!
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