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Storytime Saturdays

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room (1104)
Read & Play
A story time for the entire family at your Downtown Library! Join us as we read, play, make, and learn as an entire family. We will share books, sing songs, and maybe even make some art!
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Retro Video Game Tournament

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Library
Friends Event Room (Pre-Function) (4130)
Want to introduce a young one to the best video game of days gone by? Want to show off your mad skills at the classics? Then join us and compete for a grand prize in a fun and casual setting, but be prepared for anything, because the games will never be the same twice!
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Apple Pie Time

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room (1104)
Get your cooking skills ready for the holiday season! Apple Pie Time lets little ones practice following directions and measuring ingredients. Participants will put together a delicious pie to take home and bake. Cookbooks will be available to check out. This class fills up quickly, so registration is required.
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Pageturners! Tween Book Club

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room (1104)
Join us every 3rd Monday for The Pageturners Tween Book Club. In addition to the book discussion, there will be an activity related to a theme(s) from the book.  Please call for monthly book selections.
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Jasmine Jones (visual art demo)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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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Art Outside the Lines

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room (1104)

Join us for a fantastic evening of creativity and art exploration! We will be creating unique art each month inspired by well known artists. Attendees will be provided with the necessary supplies to create their own take-home art.

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

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Executive Committee of the Library Commission

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Registration is open

Playtime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room (1104)
Tots in Training
Participating in playtime 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 is a recurring event and takes place the fourth Thursday of each month.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Noon Tunes

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Downtown Library
Atrium (1101)
Noon Tunes: Keely McGough & Zach Sutton: vocal and guitar
Bring your lunch to the Downtown Library and join us for musical performances from local musicians. Each week experience a new performance, genre, and artist/band.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Thursday.
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A&P Committee Meeting

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Registration is open

LEGO Club

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room (1104)
The LEGO club encourages children to learn while having fun!  Creativity, problem solving, teamwork, perseverance, resiliency, lateral thinking and planning, these are the skills that "playing" with LEGOS teach children.  But it's also a lot of fun to build a rocket ship or castle.  Join us on the first Monday of every month and create something amazing!
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Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room (1104)
Tots in Training
Shoot, dive, leap, or sprint into a great story with us! Join us as skilled librarians introduce little ones to the library and show parents/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and creating excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying rhymes, songs and books!

This program is held the first Thursday of every month. 
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Noon Tunes

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Downtown Library
Atrium (1101)
Noon Tunes: Panhandlers: rhythm and blues
Bring your lunch to the Downtown Library and join us for musical performances from local musicians. Each week experience a new performance, genre, and artist/band.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Thursday.
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Science Explorers

6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room (1104)

Join us for an evening of scientific exploration! We provide the supplies and you provide the creativity and ingenuity. We feature a different project each month. Come feed your curiosity and explore your world at the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library.


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

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Art Time

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room (1104)
Tots in Training
Let your imagination soar at our Toddler craft time! We will use a varied assortment of odds and ends to create our very own unique creations. Professional librarians will be on hand to help provide you with all the resources you need to spread your artistic wings!

This program is held the second Thursday of each month. 
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Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room (1104)
Read & Play
A story time for your entire family at your Downtown Library! Join us as skilled librarians introduce little ones to the library and show parents/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and creating excitement about reading. Connect with your neighbors while enjoying rhymes, songs and books!
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Registration begins 11/20/2018 at 9:00 AM

Musictime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room (1104)
Tots in Training: Music with Miss Ginger
Discover the power of music at the library! Come with your child to sing, move, explore, and express to create beautiful music. Research proves that early integration of music into a child's daily routine improves a child's ability to think, reason, create, and express. While you're here, check out the library's collection of children's music to take home with you.

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

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Registration begins 11/20/2018 at 8:00 AM

Pop & Palette for Kids

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room (1104)
"Pop" into the Downtown Library to create a one of a kind masterpiece and sample delicious drinks! Local artist, Reagan Kloiber will lead children and families in designing a holiday gift. Don't drink soda? Don't worry-Sugar free options will be available. 


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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.
View More

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 begins 11/27/2018 at 8:00 AM

Playtime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room (1104)
Tots in Training
Participating in playtime 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 is a recurring event and takes place the fourth Thursday of each month.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Noon Tunes

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Downtown Library
Atrium (1101)
Noon Tunes: Mike Hosty: Americana
Bring your lunch to the Downtown Library and join us for musical performances from local musicians. Each week experience a new performance, genre, and artist/band.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Thursday.
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