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Busy Builders

Let's build something together! Playing with LEGO and other building blocks can help develop your child's cognitive learning and social skills! Every Friday morning we will set out a collection of kid-friendly building blocks for an engaging and educational drop-in playtime. You bring your creativity, we'll provide the rest!

This program is for children birth-5, with a caregiver. Drop-in anytime!

Hampton Park Library
Children's Area
Friday, January 4, 2019
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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A Colorful Storytime with Esteban, The Pea Green Crayon

Come celebrate colors and crayons with stories, songs, and a puppet show as we learn together about the benefits of reading to your child with the library’s 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program! We’ll recognize the achievements of children already participating in 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, too! Then, we'll finish with a craft and a visit from our special guest, Esteban, The Green Crayon from the popular book The Day The Crayons Came Home.

No registration required. This program is intended for all ages. Space is limited. Arrive early to secure your spot.

Sharon Forks Library
Meeting Room
Friday, January 4, 2019
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

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Winter Break Family Movie Picnic - Kung Fu Panda (PG)

Bring your sleeping bags, pillows and a picnic lunch or popcorn and watch Kung Fu Panda(PG) 2011, 91 minutes at the library on our big screen with surround sound. Stick around for a World Champion Tae Kwon Do class afterward! All ages welcome. No registration required. Space is limited so please arrive early.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Friday, January 4, 2019
11:15 AM – 1:00 PM

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LEGO Robotics Workshop for Kids

Participants will learn how to program the LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 robot to perform various tasks. The kids will work in pairs and progress at their own pace. Various challenges for their robot will be taught. Family members are invited to come at 4:00 p.m. to watch participants demonstrate what they have learned. For kids/teens in grades 5 and up. Please call the Cumming Library at 770-781-9840 x. 9919 to register.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Friday, January 4, 2019
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

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Martial Arts Rocks! with World Champion Tae Kwon Do for 3-5 Year Olds

World Champion Tae Kwon Do masters will be on hand for some intro to martial arts classes for your kids. At 2:15, children aged 3-5 can enjoy a TKD basics class, including focus drills, a leadership demonstration and stranger danger talk. At 3:15, students in first through fifth grade can have a more in depth lesson that includes basic self-defense and character skills including confidence and respect! Please wear comfortable clothing! No registration required.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Friday, January 4, 2019
2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

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Martial Arts Rocks! with World Champion Tae Kwon Do for 1st to 5th Graders

World Champion Tae Kwon Do masters will be on hand for some intro to martial arts classes for your kids. At 2:15, children aged 3-5 can enjoy a TKD basics class, including focus drills, a leadership demonstration and stranger danger talk. At 3:15, students in first through fifth grade can have a more in depth lesson that includes basic self-defense and character skills including confidence and respect! Please wear comfortable clothing! No registration required.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Friday, January 4, 2019
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

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Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Bring a stuffed animal friend to the library for a sleepover! Your animal friend will share a storytime with you featuring books and music, then they will stay the night at the library! Pick them up the next day and view pictures of their night time library shenanigans.

This family program is for all ages. Registration is not required, but space is limited. Please arrive early to secure your place in the program.

Sorry kids and grown-ups, this sleepover is for stuffed animals only!

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Friday, January 4, 2019
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM

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