Wednesdays, July 22 and 29 (10:15 & 11 a.m.) Let’s Sing and Dance! – Sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy! For children ages 2-6 with a caregiver. Please arrive early to receive a ticket at the Preschool Desk.
Wednesday, July 22 (2 p.m.) Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussion – The July selection is "Shanghai Girls" by Lisa See.
Wednesdays, July 22 and 29 (4-5:30 p.m.) and Thursdays, July 23 and 30 (6:30-8 p.m.) Bow Wow Books – Stop by the Youth Services Department and sign your child up for a 10-minute reading time with a reading therapy dog! Bring your own book or choose one of ours. Registration begins each Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. and each Thursday at 6 p.m.
Thursday, July 23 (7-8:30 p.m.) Out of the Ordinary Picnic Foods – Susan Aldrich will demonstrate blender skills making a cold gazpacho soup. She will also make an out of this world PB granola bar and an elegant Hawaiian chicken salad suitable for summer picnics. Come to learn and taste! Registration begins June 21.
Friday, July 24 (10 a.m.-noon) Porter's Fiber Fanatics – A time for needlecrafters to share, solve problems, and show off.
Friday, July 24 (10:30-11:30 a.m.) Sensory Storytime – Join us for a storytime for children with special needs and their parents/caregivers. The program includes interactive stories, rhymes, songs and movement activities, followed by 30 minutes of play. Content is geared to ages 3-7. Registration begins one week before each session.
Friday, July 24 (1-4 p.m.) Super Smash Bros Wii U Tournament – We're going head-to-head in an epic brawl! Test out your skills in the new Super Smash Bros for Wii U to see who will claim the ultimate prize! Pizza, pop and snacks will be provided. Grades 7-12. Registration begins July 17.
Fridays, July 24 and 31 (2-4 p.m.) Movies @ Your Library! – Join us for Friday afternoon movie matinees! Registration begins one week before each movie. Rated PG. Based on availability; movie titles may change without notice. To be shown:
- July 24: A diverse band of crayons strive to protect their magical, multi-hued homeland from a terrifying monster.
- July 31: Maya is a little bee with a big heart. When the Queen’s royal jelly is stolen, it will take Maya and all her bug buddies to save the day!
Saturday, July 25 (9:30-11 a.m.) Kindlegarten E-lab – Must bring your registered Kindle with you. Learn how to download ebooks to your Kindle and other basic techniques. Please register.