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Homework Help

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Do you need a little extra help with your homework? Are you struggling with a specific subject or just want general help? Come by the library once a week on alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays to help get back on track. Homework helpers will be available on a first come, first serve basis to help you with various school subjects. Open for students in grades K-6.
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Wonder Wednesdays

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Almonte Library
Children's Area
Come join us on a journey of playful learning - a special weekly get together created just for little ones and their caregivers.  Activities will include music, movement, stories, and playtime adventures for children under 5.  A library professional will be on hand to help you choose irresistible books and answer questions about how to engage your budding bookworm!
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BabyMobile

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Almonte Library
Join us for a visit from Infant Crisis Services' BabyMobile, a mobile formula, food and diaper pantry, provides assistance to children under the age of four.  The BabyMobile is designed to eliminate the barrier of transportation that prevents many families from receiving services.  Infant Crisis Services will provide your baby or toddler with: One week supply of diapers, Formula for a week, pack of baby or toddler food (depending on age).
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Registration is open

Day of the Dead Calavera Craft

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Come hang out with friends while helping us celebrate the Day of the Dead at Almonte.  We will be painting and decorating paper mache skulls in the style of the traditional sugar skulls used to celebrate the Day of the Dead.  You can take your skull home and create your own altar or use it to help us decorate our Dia De Los Muertos altar in the Teen Lounge.
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Almonte Game Night

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Do you enjoy playing board games, card games, and/or video games?  Then come by Almonte Library for game night and test your wits and skills in either cooperative or competitive play with your fellow gamers!  Each month we will feature a different game, and will include in our catalog a mix of old and new games from Monopoly to Magic: The Gathering, and everything in between.  Unsure how to play?  Don't worry!  We will have professional gamers present to teach you the hands on skills necessary to help your teammates or dominate your opponents.  Do drop by game night at Almonte Library and prepare to have a blast!
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Community, Coffee, & Conversation

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Almonte Library
Join us for coffee and conversation. Meet some of your neighbors and community members while connecting through conversation, creativity, and sharing. Enjoy books, board games, puzzles, dominoes, and cards. Looking for your next great read? Take this opportunity to share recommendations with other avid readers and make new book discoveries.

This is a recurring event that will take place every 4th Friday.
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Reading Buddies

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Almonte Library
Children's Area
Volunteers will be available to help children with their reading skills. Children can pick out a book to practice their reading or read along with their reading buddy!
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Registration is open

Intro to Tablets and Mobile Devices

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Did you receive a new tablet, smartphone, or mobile device recently?  Have questions or just want to know how to get the most out of it?  Bring your device and friendly library staff will work with you to answer any questions you may have - from eBooks, Internet access, email, and more!
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Lil' Al's Book Club

4:30 PM - 5:15 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, and other activities related to this month's title.  Stop by or call to find out this month's book.
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Wonder Wednesdays

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Almonte Library
Children's Area
Come join us on a journey of playful learning - a special weekly get together created just for little ones and their caregivers.  Activities will include music, movement, stories, and playtime adventures for children under 5.  A library professional will be on hand to help you choose irresistible books and answer questions about how to engage your budding bookworm!
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Reading Buddies

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Almonte Library
Children's Area
Volunteers will be available to help children with their reading skills. Children can pick out a book to practice their reading or read along with their reading buddy!
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123! Play with Me!/123! Juega conmigo!

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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 playing with your little one. A different community resource professional will be available each week to answer your parenting questions during playtime. Playtime will be followed by a short storytime just for you and your baby.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Wednesday in November.

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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Homework Help

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Do you need a little extra help with your homework? Are you struggling with a specific subject or just want general help? Come by the library once a week on alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays to help get back on track. Homework helpers will be available on a first come, first serve basis to help you with various school subjects. Open for students in grades K-6.
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Reading Buddies

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Almonte Library
Children's Area
Volunteers will be available to help children with their reading skills. Children can pick out a book to practice their reading or read along with their reading buddy!
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Homework Help

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Do you need a little extra help with your homework? Are you struggling with a specific subject or just want general help? Come by the library once a week on alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays to help get back on track. Homework helpers will be available on a first come, first serve basis to help you with various school subjects. Open for students in grades K-6.
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123! Play with Me!/123! Juega conmigo!

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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 playing with your little one. A different community resource professional will be available each week to answer your parenting questions during playtime. Playtime will be followed by a short storytime just for you and your baby.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Wednesday in November.

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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Registration begins 11/1/2018 at 9:00 AM

Crafting for Thanksgiving

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Does the thought of the holiday season already have you bogged down? Have you always wanted to create your own Thanksgiving themed goodies, but never had the time? Join us for an evening of crafts where we will create quick and easy treats that the whole family will enjoy. Plus, we will have a craft that will help you get through those tense moments of Thanksgiving dinner planning and you can check out fun recipes to liven up those traditional leftovers.
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Reading Buddies

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Almonte Library
Children's Area
Volunteers will be available to help children with their reading skills. Children can pick out a book to practice their reading or read along with their reading buddy!
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Registration begins 10/29/2018 at 9:00 AM

Tech 101

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Did you receive a new tablet, smartphone, or mobile device recently?  Have questions or just want to know how to get the most out of it?  Bring your device and friendly library staff will work with you to answer any questions you may have - from eBooks, Internet access, email, and more!
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123! Play with Me!/123! Juega conmigo!

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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 playing with your little one. A different community resource professional will be available each week to answer your parenting questions during playtime. Playtime will be followed by a short storytime just for you and your baby.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Wednesday in November.

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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Homework Help

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Do you need a little extra help with your homework? Are you struggling with a specific subject or just want general help? Come by the library once a week on alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays to help get back on track. Homework helpers will be available on a first come, first serve basis to help you with various school subjects. Open for students in grades K-6.
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Libraries Close Early

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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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Homework Help

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Do you need a little extra help with your homework? Are you struggling with a specific subject or just want general help? Come by the library once a week on alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays to help get back on track. Homework helpers will be available on a first come, first serve basis to help you with various school subjects. Open for students in grades K-6.
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