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Do You Know that we have a LEGO Robotics Program?

We currently have a few spots available for the LEGO  WeDo Robotics program. Children must be 7 - 12 years old, with an ability to read and write. 

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 8

Time: 4:00 - 5:30 pm

Registration is Required - Please click here to register

Additional Information for Parents

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Free Family Fun @ the Library

Twilight Tales is our weekly storytime program that offers unique learning opportunities for children. Twilight Tales is held every Monday evening at 7:00 pm. Children of all ages are welcome to attend with a supervising adult.

I have two special activities planned for our next storytime on Monday, Sept.14th. As part of the program  we will be presenting a shadow puppet show.  Come join the fun!

The library will be closed on  Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day; we will resume our regular schedule on Monday, September 14th..

 

It's Back!

Stop by the front desk to let us know that you would like to take part in this fun, and educational game.Upon completion, each child will earn a school house die-cut, which will be placed on our I Spy bulletin board.Children will also get to choose a prize from our treasure chest.  You may play as often as you would like, but please be aware that prizes are limited to one treasure box prize, per child, each month. 

I Spy is available to play anytime during business hours. 

Free Family Fun!

 I would like to invite children, and their families, to join my weekly program on Monday evenings at 7pm.  

This program is open to children or all ages, and is a  great opportunity for families to spend quality time together in a positive learning environment. I hope to see you soon!

 

 

 

Calling All Time Travelers!

Want to spend some quality time with your child, and introduce them to some classic literature? Join the Time Machine Book Club!  Registration is limited to 10 participants, and their favorite adult. This fun filled program, will include book discussions, crafts. and a special gift to each child who participates!

Register Now For The Time Machine Book Club

  • Children ages 7 – 12 years old, along with their favorite adult, are invited to join our new Time Travel Book Club; no passports, motion sickness pills, or change of currency necessary for this fun filled adventure!  At your leisure, travel through the pages of history. Then, return to the library for fun, and interactive activities with other travelers. 
  • This program has been developed to encourage teamwork, creativity, and a life long love of reading.We will start with Charlotte's Web, and will continue with the books listed below. You may click on the cover of each book to link to our catalog. Prior, to each monthly meeting, families will be responsible for reading the selected book together. 
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  • This club will meet once a month. Please check the program schedule for times, and dates. Register once for the nine month session. 
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It's a Party & You're Invited! 3PM TODAY, Monday, Aug. 3

This year, as part of our End of Summer Celebration, we have invited the bubble professionals of  Bubble Parties of TexasThis interactive program is designed for children, and brings together musical fun, interactivity and BUBBLES!  Dreamcycle Ice Cream, will be sharing frozen goodies with families; some of which,  parents will remember from their childhood. To help keep us cool, Walgreens of Atascocitawill be handing out water and other refreshments. Bring your camera, sunscreen, hats, and insect repellent; we will supply the fun! 

 

Last Pokémon Club this Summer, but the Adventure will Continue

 Children ages 7 to 10 years old are invited to join our Pokemon Club.

When: Thursday, July 30 @  4:00 pm

Friendly Reminder to Parents

Due to a special summer program, Twilight Tales (Family Storytime), will not be held this evening. Twilight Tales will resume next week, on Monday, July 27th.

Last week in storytime, I shared TumbleBook library collection.  Do you know that we also now have a digital magazine collection? This free service is provided for all ages; check it out!

With your HCPL library card and Flipster, read your favorite magazines on your computer, your Android or Apple tablet, or your Kindle Fire.  Download the free app and you can even save an issue to read later.

Friendly Reminder to Parents

 Due to special summer programing, Tales for Tots Storytime, and Babytime (Infant Lapsit) will not be held Friday, July 10th through Friday, July 17th. 

We will resume our regular schedule on Monday, July 20th.

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