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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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Children Reading to Dogs

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Village Library
Children's Area
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 each week on Wednesday.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Chess Club

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Want to improve your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Make a smart move and join us for Chess Club! The game of chess offers many brainy benefits and -- it's just fun! Learn the game for the first time or develop your skills; those of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning. Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Babytime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Baby Storytime
A storytime 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 music, rhymes, or puppet plays. Many of our story times include supplemental activities like crafts, open playtime, play dough, parachute play and more.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Children Reading to Dogs

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Village Library
Children's Area
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 each week on Wednesday.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Registration is open

Musictime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Music with Miss Ginger
Discover the power of music at the library! Come with your child to sing, move, explore and create beautiful music. Research proves that early integration of music into a child's daily routine improves a child's ability to think, create and express. While you're here, check out the library's collection of children's music to take home.

This is a recurring event and takes place on the first Thursday of the month.

A similar event is held at multiple libraries.
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Children Reading to Dogs

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
The Village Library
Children's Area
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 the first and third Thursdays of the month.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Chess Club

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Want to improve your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Make a smart move and join us for Chess Club! The game of chess offers many brainy benefits and -- it's just fun! Learn the game for the first time or develop your skills; those of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning. Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Knitting Club

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room B
Knitty Committee
Interested in knitting or learning how to knit? Bring your yarn and join the fun! The recommended yarn for beginners is "variegated worsted weight" and size 7 or 8 needles.

This is a recurring event and takes place the second Saturday of every month.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
A storytime just for you at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library, show parents/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying music and rhymes. Many of our storytimes include supplemental activities like crafts.

This is a recurring event and takes place on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Tech Time

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Have a new phone or tablet and have questions about set-up or functions? Need help downloading library ebooks? Bring in your device and a friendly teen volunteer will work with you to answer basic questions. Other electronic devices and questions (such as e-mail, Internet, or Microsoft Word) are welcome as well. This program is a recurring program and is held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.
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Children Reading to Dogs

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Village Library
Children's Area
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 each week on Wednesday.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Registration is open

Teens Can Cook: Mug Edition

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Teens, show off your kitchen survival skills and learn how to create delicious dishes that you can microwave in a mug! It's an easy and tasty way to learn about nutrition and cooking, and you can take home library materials to continue the learning at home.
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Chess Club

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Want to improve your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Make a smart move and join us for Chess Club! The game of chess offers many brainy benefits and -- it's just fun! Learn the game for the first time or develop your skills; those of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning. Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Professionalism for Adults and Teens

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Adults and teens, come gain the confidence you need to ace that interview and get that job! Participate in a panel of local managers and business representatives as they discuss resumes, interview etiquette, and professionalism. Then, practice your skills with mock interviews. Come with your resume and dress to impress. You'll have the opportunity to receive constructive criticism and advice that will aid you in your job-seeking process.
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Book Club

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room B
Book Discussion Group
We always have a lot to say at the Village book discussion group. Join us to discuss our latest pick. This month's title can be picked up or reserved at the Information desk.

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

Similar clubs exist at multiple libraries.
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Mother Goose on the Loose

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Hey, Diddle Diddle-- Kids and families will love Mother Goose on the Loose®! It's a play-based early literacy program that uses books, puppets, flannel pieces, music and movement to bring language and literacy to life! Join us for this exciting, innovative program for young children.

This event happens at multiple libraries.
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Children Reading to Dogs

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Village Library
Children's Area
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 each week on Wednesday.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
View More

Children Reading to Dogs

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
The Village Library
Children's Area
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 the first and third Thursdays of the month.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Gaming Club

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Get loud and game on! Bring your friends and come play video games and board games at the library. Games are rated E, E10+ and T. It's a fun FREE way to pass an afternoon! Bring your own device and spend time with your friends playing social games such as Minecraft. Check out strategy guides and other books about gaming on your way out.

This is a recurring event and takes place on the third Thursday of the month.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Chess Club

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Want to improve your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Make a smart move and join us for Chess Club! The game of chess offers many brainy benefits and -- it's just fun! Learn the game for the first time or develop your skills; those of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning. Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Registration is open

Mystery Night: Zombie Apocalypse

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Join us for the library's annual Mystery Night! This year, zombies have invaded the library! Fuel up with pizza, learn the science of survival skills, then use your library knowledge to help your team survive the zombie invasion. This program is open to 6th-8th graders. Parents must sign a permission slip.
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Parachute Playtime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
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.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Tech Time

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Have a new phone or tablet and have questions about set-up or functions? Need help downloading library ebooks? Bring in your device and a friendly teen volunteer will work with you to answer basic questions. Other electronic devices and questions (such as e-mail, Internet, or Microsoft Word) are welcome as well. This program is a recurring program and is held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.
View More

Children Reading to Dogs

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Village Library
Children's Area
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 each week on Wednesday.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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