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Afternoon Book Club Aug 06, 2018 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM Main Library,
Join us Monday, August 6 at 1:30 p.m. We will be discussing The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy. Call or stop in the library to reserve a copy. Newcomers are always welcome!
Story Walk (TM) Aug 06, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 06:00 PM Main Library,
Have fun as you read around the library completing activities paired with the pages of a story! This come-and-go program is offered from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and is designed for preschool through 5th grade, although older and younger children are invited to join the fun.
D.E.A.R. Time on Tuesdays Jul 31, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM Main Library,
D.E.A.R Time Every Tuesday: Drop Everything and Read at the library every Tuesday this summer! Grab your friends and see how much fun reading can be! This come-and-go program featuring fun ways to read and enjoy books will be available during normal hours on Tuesdays. Expect special activities and crafts, plus time to read!
Story Time Jul 30, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Learning Center,
This regular preschool story time is open to elementary aged students over summer break. Come join the fun of listening to picture books, making crafts, and doing our activity centers. Afterwards, stay and play in the children's area and checkout books. Infants and toddlers are always welcome and can easily join the fun with help! Please note, children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by a caregiver or parent.
Tot Time Story Time Jul 26, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM Learning Center,
Join us Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for this story time designed for babies and toddlers. We will share simple stories, finger rhymes, and music.
D.E.A.R. Time on Tuesdays Jul 24, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM Main Library,
D.E.A.R Time Every Tuesday: Drop Everything and Read at the library every Tuesday this summer! Grab your friends and see how much fun reading can be! This come-and-go program featuring fun ways to read and enjoy books will be available during normal hours on Tuesdays. Expect special activities and crafts, plus time to read!
Story Time at the Park Jul 23, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Dysart City Park Open Shelter,
This regular preschool story time is open to elementary aged students over summer break. Come join the fun of listening to picture books, making crafts, and doing our activity centers at a special story time in the park. Please note, children must be accompanied by a caregiver or parent for this special event. In case of rain, the story time will be held at the library.
Tot Time Story Time Jul 19, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM Learning Center,
Join us Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for this story time designed for babies and toddlers. We will share simple stories, finger rhymes, and music.
D.E.A.R. Time on Tuesdays Jul 17, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM Main Library,
D.E.A.R Time Every Tuesday: Drop Everything and Read at the library every Tuesday this summer! Grab your friends and see how much fun reading can be! This come-and-go program featuring fun ways to read and enjoy books will be available during normal hours on Tuesdays. Expect special activities and crafts, plus time to read!
Imagination Story Time Jul 16, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Learning Center,
Pretend you are a princess, super hero, or any thing from your imagination! Wear a costume of your choice (or come just as you are) at this special story time. Listen to stories then build and create in our centers. This regular preschool story time is open to elementary aged students over summer break. Please note, children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by a caregiver or parent.
Tot Time Story Time Jul 12, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM Learning Center,
Join us Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for this story time designed for babies and toddlers. We will share simple stories, finger rhymes, and music.
Story Walk (TM) Jul 10, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 06:00 PM Main Library,
Have fun as you read around the library completing activities paired with the pages of a story! This come-and-go program is offered from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and is designed for preschool through 5th grade, although older and younger children are invited to join the fun.
Studio Makers Jul 09, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Main Library,
Join us for this monthly MakerSpace program for artists and creators aged high school and up. Bring your current art or craft project and enjoy the company of others while you create. We offer card-making, bullet journaling and adult coloring supplies such as markers, stencils, punches and embellishments. There is no fee for this program, but free-will donations are accepted.
Story Time at the Park Jul 09, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Learning Center,
This regular preschool story time is open to elementary aged students over summer break. Come join the fun of listening to picture books, making crafts, and doing our activity centers at the Dysart city park in the open shelter. Please note, children must be accompanied by a caregiver or parent. In case of rain, the story time will be held at the library.
Tot Time Story Time Jul 05, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM Learning Center,
Join us Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for this story time designed for babies and toddlers. We will share simple stories, finger rhymes, and music.
Library Closed July 4 Jul 04, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 06:00 PM
The library will be closed all day Wednesday, July 4.
Closing at 3 p.m. July 3 Jul 03, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
The library will be open Tuesday, July 3 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
D.E.A.R. Time on Tuesdays Jul 03, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM Main Library,
D.E.A.R Time Every Tuesday: Drop Everything and Read at the library every Tuesday this summer! Grab your friends and see how much fun reading can be! This come-and-go program featuring fun ways to read and enjoy books will be available during normal hours on Tuesdays. Expect special activities and crafts, plus time to read!
Story Time Jul 02, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Learning Center,
This regular preschool story time is open to elementary aged students over summer break. Come join the fun of listening to picture books, making crafts, and doing our activity centers. Afterwards, stay and play in the children's area and checkout books. Infants and toddlers are always welcome and can easily join the fun with help! Please note, children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by a caregiver or parent.
D.E.A.R. Time on Tuesdays Jun 26, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM Main Library,
D.E.A.R Time Every Tuesday: Drop Everything and Read at the library every Tuesday this summer! Grab your friends and see how much fun reading can be! This come-and-go program featuring fun ways to read and enjoy books will be available during normal hours on Tuesdays. Expect special activities and crafts, plus time to read!
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