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Summer Reading

Monday, July 31, 2017
All Locations
Build a Better World this summer! 

Visit: http://www.metrolibrary.org/summerreading for more information and to find out how you, your family, or group can sign up for Summer Reading!
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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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123! Play with Me!

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
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 program occurs Tuesdays, May 2, 9, 16, & 23.

This event is held at multiple libraries throughout the year.
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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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Village Fair

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Village Library

The Friends of The Village Library presents their annual fund raising event, The Village Fair. The Friends of the Library have partnered with Casady Square Merchants’ Association again this year to make the event bigger and better. The fair will offer arts, crafts, food, entertainment, activities for children and family-friendly vendors offering their goods and services. 

ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE: 

10:45am - Herpetologist . 11:30am - Juggle Whatever . 12:15pm - Monty Harper . 1:00pm - Heart and Soul Duo . 1:45pm - Aalim Bellydance . 2:30pm - Belle Isle Show Choir . 3:15pm - Kid Co. Theatre . 3:45pm - “Best Mom” Giveaway

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Honorary Plaque Unveiling

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room B

In 1972 the families of R. Wes and Ann Finley and Daniel and Marty Kavanaugh donated land so that the Village Library could be built.

 

On Sunday, May 7 at 2pm, the community is invited, along with the Finley and Kavanaugh families, to celebrate all this gift has made possible and the anniversary of the Village Library first opening on May 7, 1990.

 

Light refreshments will be served; we hope that you will join us in appreciation and community.

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123! Play with Me!

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
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 program occurs Tuesdays, May 2, 9, 16, & 23.

This event is held at multiple libraries throughout the year.
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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

Full STEAM Ahead

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
We're going Full STEAM Ahead with kids ages 5-11. Each month we will explore a different Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts or Math topic. There will be hands-on activities and resources available for checkout.
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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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Study Break

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Teens, take a break from finals with food and fun at the library! There will be snacks, video games, board games, and crafts to help you de-stress. Then, we'll have library study resources for you to check out.
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123! Play with Me!

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
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 program occurs Tuesdays, May 2, 9, 16, & 23.

This event is held at multiple libraries throughout the year.
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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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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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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.

Similar clubs exist at multiple libraries.
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123! Play with Me!

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
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 program occurs Tuesdays, May 2, 9, 16, & 23.

This event is held at multiple libraries throughout the year.
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.
View More

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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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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