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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

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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No-Slip Socks Community Project

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
November is all about being thankful and giving to those in need. You can give back to your community by creating unique no-slip socks for seniors in your community! Almonte Public Library has partnered with a local senior center to gift them with socks made with your creative designs! So give back and have fun with this years community project.
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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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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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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 begins 11/18/2018 at 9:00 AM

4th Annual Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
There is a little holiday mischief going on at the library. Come join us on a scavenger hunt with the Gingerbread Man! This is a fun and exciting way for children to learn how to use the library’s Dewey decimal system. We will explore the shelves to find interesting characters and wrap things up with a tasty gingerbread craft. 
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Registration begins 11/20/2018 at 9:00 AM

Perler Bead Holiday Ornament

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Ready to get into the holiday spirit? Help decorate your library by creating a perler bead ornament for our holiday tree! Use our patterns or design your own to create a unique ornament to display at the library or to take home and decorate your own tree. All supplies included, hot chocolate will be provided. 
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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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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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Registration is open

Handmade Holiday Cards

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Want to give a meaningful gift to loved ones without breaking the bank? Join us as we make our own custom seasonal greeting cards! You can bring current photos from your flash drive, phone, computer, or other device. We will even have a scanner if you want to bring in older family photos! This might be a great idea if you are feeling nostalgic. Please limit ten cards per person. Refreshments will be available.
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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 11/24/2018 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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Holiday Make & Take

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Bring the whole family and get into the holiday spirit, with some make & take crafting. We will provide different crafting stations, where you can create festive holiday items to keep or give away to spread a little holiday cheer. 
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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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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!
View More

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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