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Toddler Tales Storytime

These 30 minute programs introduce age-appropriate books and stories. We also incorporate action rhymes, songs, and movement to help support your toddler’s developing literacy in fun and exciting ways. This program is suggested for toddlers, ages 18-36 months, with a caregiver. Advance registration is not required for this program.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

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Books & Babies for Walkers

Develop baby's pre-literacy skills as well as physical, social, and mental development. This storytime introduces a love for books, song, movement, rhythm and rhyme. Improve motor, sensory and social skills during free play time, which also provides an opportunity for both babies and parents to socialize. Books & Babies is also about parents as you bond and learn with baby as well as meet other parents in the community.

This program is for babies up to 18 months old, with a parent or caregiver, and lasts 25-30 minutes.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

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Books & Babies for Pre-Walkers

Develop baby's pre-literacy skills as well as physical, social, and mental development. This storytime introduces a love for books, song, movement, rhythm and rhyme. Improve motor, sensory and social skills during free play time, which also provides an opportunity for both babies and parents to socialize. Books & Babies is also about parents as you bond and learn with baby as well as meet other parents in the community.

This program is for babies up to 18 months old, with a parent or caregiver, and lasts 25-30 minutes.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

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Preschool Pals Storytime

These 30 minute programs are designed to promote language, listening, and pre-reading skills by offering vocabulary development, experiences with a variety of literature, and participation in language-related activities. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to become a successful reader. This program is suggested for children, ages 3-5, with a caregiver. Advance registration is not required for this program.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM

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Book Sleuths

Mystery novels are the topic for this lively discussion group that meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. This month we will be discussing Black Rabbit Hall by Eve Chase.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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Afternoon Storytime

This 30 minute storytime includes books, music, and activities. It is designed for ages 4 - 8, but the whole family is welcome to attend. No registration required.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
3:15 PM – 3:45 PM

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You Won't Believe Your Eyes! An Optical Illusion STEAM Program

Can you believe your eyes?

Today we’ll be creating our own illusions - including thaumatropes - and looking at a variety of other things that trick the eye and confuse your brain!

This program is for elementary students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade. Registration is not required, but space is limited. Please arrive early to secure your place in the program.

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM

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Teen Writer's Club

This club is for teens in grades 6 and up who love to write and be inspired. Meetings will feature writing tips, lessons, and discussion. We will also allow time to share writing samples and participate in giving constructive feedback during discussion. Meet fellow writers who share your passion! No registration required.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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Tying the Windsor Knot – Royal Wedding Series: From Fashionistas to Fascinators – A Look at Royal Wedding Fashion

With the upcoming nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, what better time to celebrate! Join us for a series of programs highlighting royal marriage, historical figures, fashion, and food. Journey with Sarah Collins, associate chair of fashion at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), through royal wedding fashion from past to present for this portion of our Royal Wedding Series. And get a glimpse of what to expect from the upcoming wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle in May. Don your finest duds, and join us for this stimulating style program!

Sharon Forks Library
Meeting Room
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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Teen Advisory Board at Hampton Park Library

Teens are invited to join us at the library as we discuss ideas to plan and promote teen programs and more. Teens will earn volunteer credit for attending meetings. All interested teens, grades 6-12, are welcome to attend. No registration required.

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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