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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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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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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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Happy Noon Year

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Happy Noon Year!! Do you have a little one who really wants to join the holiday festivities but might not quite make it until midnight? No one needs to miss out on the fun! Ring in the new year with an early party at your library! We'll play games, make party hats, and practice counting down to 2019!
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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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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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Registration begins 12/19/2018 at 9:00 AM

The Disgusting Human Body

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Time to get messy and be disgusted! We're recreating the human stomach out of household items while learning, hands on, how your digestive system works.  Be prepared to be grossed out and make a mess! 
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Reading Buddies

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Almonte Library
Children's Area
Volunteers will be available to help children practice their reading skills. Kids are welcome to pick out a book to read to the volunteers or follow along as the volunteers read to them. We'll provide the books and the reading buddy!
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Registration begins 12/24/2018 at 9:00 AM

Crazy 8s Math Club- K-2

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math.  Every week Crazy 8ers build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess . . .all while bonding with new friends over math.  With more than 6,000 clubs serving over 80,000 kids, it may already be America's biggest math club for elementary kids.  This program has 8 sessions that build on each other, and is designed for kids in grades K-2nd.
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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 begins 12/22/2018 at 9:00 AM

Conversation Cafe

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Do you want to practice your English, but don’t want to go to a class? Join us for our Conversations and Coffee program. You can talk one on one with other language learners and native speakers. Don’t worry if you don’t know what to talk about. We will supply the questions (and the snacks)! 
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Reading Buddies

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Almonte Library
Children's Area
Volunteers will be available to help children practice their reading skills. Kids are welcome to pick out a book to read to the volunteers or follow along as the volunteers read to them. We'll provide the books and the reading buddy!
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Crazy 8s Math Club- K-2

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math.  Every week Crazy 8ers build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess . . .all while bonding with new friends over math.  With more than 6,000 clubs serving over 80,000 kids, it may already be America's biggest math club for elementary kids.  This program has 8 sessions that build on each other, and is designed for kids in grades K-2nd.
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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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