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Magazines for Parents (and One for Teachers, Too!)

Did you know you can find the following magazines in our Parenting section: Family Fun, Parents, Working Mother, and Mailbox. Current issues of each magazine are available for browsing in the library, while back issues are available for check-out. Unfamiliar with Mailbox? This magazine resource is full of lesson plan ideas, crafts, games, book extension exercises, and more, and is useful for parents or educators. We subscribe to the following levels ofMailbox: preschool, kindergarten, grade 1, and grades 2-3. Find all these magazines in our Youth Services department, just outside the Storytime Room near the Parenting section.

Zentangle Tuesdays

Get in the zen zone and relax by trying zentangle on the first Tuesday of every month in Meeting Room B. Zentangle is a relaxing form of art where you create a one of a kind piece of artwork every first Tuesday of the month. No experience required, just bring your desire to create and have fun! Want to learn more? Check out www.zentangle.com to learn all about zentangle. This activity is for adults and teens in 6th grade and up, so bring your friends, your parents, your teens, or all of the above!

Save the Date for the 6th Annual Spring Arts Festival

Spring Arts Festival

On Saturday, May 3rd from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m., the Friends of the Library will be hosting their 6th Annual Spring Arts Festival. This year’s theme is The Wizard of Oz in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the movie. Join us for a wickedly fun evening and help the Friends raise money for the library. In addition to a DJ, enjoy the performance of a live magician and a fortune teller. Tickets are available in the library for $30 or $25 for seniors.

Besides entertainment, you can bid on items in the silent auction or try your hand at the wine raffle. Local artisans have crafted a variety of different art pieces, but there are also other goodies to be had in the form of restaurant gift certificates, sporting events, and more. All money raised goes to help benefit the library with programs, materials and services for the community.

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Is Winter "Dragon" for You, Too?

Winter Dragon

Has Winter taken its toll on you and your little one? Bring your child to the Library and discover a magical storybook to checkout and take home! Miss Tanya put together this fun bulletin board featuring just some of our collection of storybooks on dragons, princes, princesses, knights, fairytales, castles, magic, and more! Make March magical by discovering the fun worlds that await you and your child in a storybook!

Storytimes for Wee Ones

The Library offers storytimes for all ages, including our very youngest patrons. Join us Monday mornings 11:15-11:45 am for Wiggle Worms, a lapsit storytime for babies up to 12 months old! Have fun with Miss Jen as she introduces stories, music, and finger plays to babies and their caregivers. Please note, this particular storytime is intended for babies up to 12 months old; walking babies from 12-23 months old with a caregiver meet on Mondays 10:30-11:00 am for Movers & Shakers. And Miss Gina has lots of fun with the 2-3 1/2 year old toddlers and their caregivers in Wee Readers on Thursday mornings 11:15-11:45 am. These are just a few of our storytime programs -- check our calendar or our program guide for the rest. Our current session runs March 3-April 12. We hope to see you soon at the Library!

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