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Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on August 4, 2017
Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us at the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspaces and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc..).

Small Folk Studio
Posted on August 3, 2017
Small Folk Studio

An opportunity for toddlers to create and explore art mediums. Caregivers be warned…dress for mess! Ages 18 months – 3 years. Registration begins Monday, August 21.
Friday, September 1
10:30 – 11:15 AM
East Regional Library

LEGO Club
Posted on August 3, 2017
LEGO Club

Kids will build unique LEGO creations based on a given theme. Ages 5 & up. Online registration begins Monday, August 21.
East Regional Library (445-3168)
Saturdays: Sept. 2, Oct. 7
2:00 – 3:00 pm

LEGO WeDo Workshop
Posted on August 3, 2017
LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble!  Explore the basics of robotics engineering with LEGO WeDo. Take building to a new level! Ages 7 – 12. Registration online for March and April events begins Monday, August 21.
Chenier Branch (291-2941)
Tuesday, …

Hot Wheels Speedway
Posted on August 3, 2017
Hot Wheels Speedway

Join us for creative play and use tracks, ramps and loops to create the ultimate Hot Wheels race car experience! Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, August 21.
Tuesday, September 5
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library

Homeschool Hangout
Posted on August 3, 2017
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations for Homeschooling Families revolving around different themes. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, August 21.
Wednesday, September 6: Puppet Making
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library

Teddy Bear Jamboree
Posted on August 3, 2017
Teddy Bear Jamboree

It’s National Teddy Bear Day! Bring a stuffed friend and join us for teddy bear-themed stories, activities and parade around the library. Ages 3 and up.

Friday, September 8
10:30 – 11:30 AM
South Regional Library

Family Movies
Posted on August 3, 2017
Family Movies

Join us for a screening of a recent Hollywood hit movie! All Ages.
Saturday, September 9: Beauty and the Beast (129 min., PG, 2017)
2:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library

Student Support Sundays
Posted on August 3, 2017
Student Support Sundays

Need help getting started on a school project? Sign up for a one-hour slot for one-on-one help from a librarian. Open to all ages. Call to reserve your time slot.
Sundays:
September 10, 17, 24; October 1, 8, …

Books & Bites Tween Book Club
Posted on August 3, 2017
Books & Bites Tween Book Club

Join our book club! It’s simple: read the book, then come talk about it with us while enjoying some yummy snacks.  These meetings take place at 5:30 PM. Open to ages 9 – 12.
Monday, September …

Homework Hangout
Posted on August 3, 2017
Homework Hangout

Looking for resources to help with homework? Join us for Homework Hangout to get homework assistance using library resources. Open to Ages 7 – 18.
Tuesdays:
September 12, 26; October 10, 24
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Chenier Branch

LPL Coding Club
Posted on August 3, 2017
LPL Coding Club

LPL Coding Club is for young people who like working with computers and want to know more about computer programming. Join the club to learn from each other and take self-guided lessons in programming languages …

Little Scientists
Posted on August 3, 2017
Little Scientists

Explore and discover with hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 3-5. Registration begins Monday, August 21.
Wednesday, September 13
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library

Dragon Ball Z Fan Party
Posted on August 3, 2017
Dragon Ball Z Fan Party

Calling all Saiyans! Come join us for an afternoon of crafts, foods, and fun DBZ-style. Ages 5-12.
Thursday, September 14
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Main Library

French Fun Day
Posted on August 3, 2017
French Fun Day

Join us for workshops, activities and special guests presented in français. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, August 21.
Saturday, September 16: Gardening with Bob Châtelain
10:30 – 11:30 AM
Main Library

Unplugged Mondays
Posted on August 3, 2017
Unplugged Mondays

Families can unplug and play games of all sorts! Bring your own games or choose from ours. Open to all ages.
Mondays:
September 18; October 23
4:00 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Pirate Party
Posted on August 3, 2017
Pirate Party

Ahoy, mateys! Come to the librARRRy to learn how to talk like a pirate, go on a treasure hunt and do other activities fit for a pirate. Ages 5-12.
Tuesday, September 19
4:00 – 5:30 PM
East Regional …

Make Your Own Movie Trailer!
Posted on August 3, 2017
Make Your Own Movie Trailer!

Make your own movie trailer using an iPad and the iMovie app! Ages 8-12. Registration begins Tuesday, September 5.
Wednesday, September 20
4:30 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library

The Art of Construction
Posted on August 3, 2017
The Art of Construction

Interior designers and engineers unite! Construct a room out of paper and create your own tiny world to enjoy. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, September 11.
Thursday, September 21
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Next Stop for Author Matt de la Peña
Posted on August 3, 2017
Next Stop for Author Matt de la Peña

Author Matt de la Peña, winner of the 2016 Newbery Medal for his picture book Last Stop on Market Street, will speak about his journey from a reluctant reader to award-winning author. He will talk about what …