Calendar of Events - Mount Airy Branch

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Read and Play
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Twos and Threes Together: Around the World
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Shake, Rattle, and Read
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Thursday June 29, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 4
Explore dancing, singing, and shaking your sillies out at this movement-based program. Older siblings welcome.

The Magic of Roger Lindsay
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Thursday June 29, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - Adults
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Summer Discovery ambassador Roger Lindsay transports kids 4 to 104 to a realm of magical happenings, illusions, and laughter! Join Mr. Lindsay as he amazes and amuses in this show loaded with audience participation. You never know what surprises await you! All attendees need to register. Generously supported by Haight Funeral Home and Chapel.

Ready, Set, School: Around the World
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Friday June 30, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Family Storytime: Around the World
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Friday June 30, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Teen Summer Splash
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Friday June 30, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Start your summer off with a splash! Join us for an afternoon of fun and games, complete with a giant water balloon slingshot! We will be outside, weather permitting, so come prepared to soak up some sun.

Sensory Sensitive Storytime
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Saturday July 1, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
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This inclusive program welcomes children of all abilities and their caregivers to a supportive, judgment-free storytime. Only kids need to register.

Make a Reading Buddy
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Saturday July 1, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 8
We'll share the book The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read and then make a fun DIY stuffed animal. Nick loves reading with his cats and the cuddly companions we make will love stories too!

Read and Play
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Monday July 3, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Read and Play
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Twos and Threes Together: Zoo
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Pajama Party Storytime: Zoo
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Wednesday July 5, 2017
6:45 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities.

Baby Rembrandt
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Thursday July 6, 2017
9:15 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 3
It’s a beautiful mess! Let’s play and experiment with different art mediums. There will be no limit to the good times and beauty that we can create together. Please remember to wear clothing that is paint and mess friendly.

Sciencetellers: Tall Ships & Pirate Tales
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Thursday July 6, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 11
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Ahoy! People don’t just build on land, they build on water, too! Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a deserted island. With mutiny and high-tide looming, they must rescue their salty captain and find a way to construct a ship before all hope is lost … at sea! Planks, sails, rigging, rails... what else could it possibly take to build a pirate ship? Throughout the story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the incredible science behind clouds, flash paper, air pressure, inertia, explosions and more. Don’t miss this refreshing nautical tale with a twist! All attendees need to register.

Frankentoys
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Thursday July 6, 2017
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
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Channel your inner Sid as we disassemble and remake wacky new toys from old parts and pieces. Your new creation might be cute and cuddly or...it might not.

Ready, Set, School: Zoo
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Friday July 7, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Family Storytime: Zoo
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Friday July 7, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Kids Create!
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Friday July 7, 2017
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 5 - 12
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Wannabe a Warhol? Paint like Picasso? We'll learn about an artist and create our own work of art. Only kids need to register.

Building a Better World, One House at a Time
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Saturday July 8, 2017
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
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Habitat for Humanity imagines a world where everyone has an affordable, decent place to live. Each year, volunteers, donors, students, faith and civic groups band together to support Habitat Partner Families as they break these odds and realize the dream of homeownership. Attend this session to learn how you too can help build a better world, one house at a time. All attendees need to register.

Read and Play
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Monday July 10, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Building a Better You with Fitness
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Monday July 10, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 9
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Come help out and build a better future while moving your body! Join physical education teacher Chris Vaughn and get your body moving towards a better future with different physical activity stations. You will be throwing, kicking, and going through an obstacle course. Join us in the fun. We'll be outside, weather permitting, so remember your sunscreen and a water bottle. Only kids need to register.

Teen Advisory Board
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Monday July 10, 2017
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board for a fun-filled meeting to learn how you can become a leader in your library. But it's not all work and no play; we'll provide plenty of snacks and games too! Refreshments will be served.

Family Storytime: Flying Things
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Tuesday July 11, 2017
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Family Storytime: Flying Things
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Tuesday July 11, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 8
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.

Totally Trucks
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Tuesday July 11, 2017
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 6
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Honk, honk! Vroom, vroom! Who loves trucks? We do! If you love trucks too, the library is the place to be. Join us for stories, games, crafts, and a truck load of fun. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Wednesday July 12, 2017
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize.

Twos and Threes Together: Flying Things
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Wednesday July 12, 2017
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast-paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement.