Kids Take & Make Kit: Dinosaurs

Young Girl Examining Dinosaur Skull with Magnifying Glass
Main Library
Wednesday, December 1 at (All day)
Ages 5-12: Dig in to this dino-mite kit with your young paleontologist! Use a wooden dowel and brush to carefully excavate an egg, practice fine motor skills by sewing a dinosaur craft, and learn even more about these "terrible lizards" with two new books: Earth Before Us by Abby Howard and To the Land of the Dinosaurs. Kits available while supplies last.

Early Literacy Kit: Sensory Bin

Close-Up of Water Beads
Main Library
Wednesday, December 1 at (All day)
Ages 0-5: Open-ended, tactile play provides developmental opportunities for your child, including increasing fine motor skills, critical thinking, and creativity. Plus, sensory bins are easy to create! Fill the plastic bin with items provided in this kit, improvise new experiences with things you already have at home, or hide surprises for your little one to discover. Kits available while supplies last.

Letters to Santa

Santa Claus Holding an Open Scroll
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, December 4 at 1:00 pm
Let your child tell Santa how good they been this year with a handwritten letter! Writing supplies will be available so your child can compose their letter and leave it with a Librarian to be delivered to the North Pole. Once your child's letter is written, they can create crafts or you can pick-up some supplies to take home.

Beginner Coding with Awbie from Osmo

Video Game Character with Strawberry on Green Background
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, December 6 at 3:30 pm
Ages 6-9: This Hour of Code, explore caves, jungles, and mountains while on an epic quest for Awbie's favorite snack-strawberries! Your child will guide Osmo®'s Awbie through mazes using simple commands while developing their problem-solving skills, logic, and creativity. Brief instructions will be provided, then you and your child will explore Coding Awbie at your own pace. Please register for only one session. Hour of Code is dedicated to introducing beginners to code and broadening participation in computer science. Learn more at hourofcode.org.

Ready to Read Storytime

Young Mother Reading to Toddler
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Tuesday, December 7 at 10:00 am
Ages 0-5: Whether you're looking to bond with your little one, meet new friends, or prepare for their first day at Kindergarten, you can capture your child's imagination at Ready to Read Storytime. At Ready to Read Storytime, your child will learn new words and sounds, practice good listening and social skills, and develop their fine-motor skills with music, dance, and songs.

Beginner Coding with Awbie from Osmo

Video Game Character with Strawberry on Green Background
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, December 7 at 5:30 pm
Ages 6-9: This Hour of Code, explore caves, jungles, and mountains while on an epic quest for Awbie's favorite snack-strawberries! Your child will guide Osmo®'s Awbie through mazes using simple commands while developing their problem-solving skills, logic, and creativity. Brief instructions will be provided, then you and your child will explore Coding Awbie at your own pace. Please register for only one session. Hour of Code is dedicated to introducing beginners to code and broadening participation in computer science. Learn more at hourofcode.org.

Beginner Coding with Awbie from Osmo

Video Game Character with Strawberry on Green Background
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, December 8 at 3:30 pm
Ages 6-9: This Hour of Code, explore caves, jungles, and mountains while on an epic quest for Awbie's favorite snack-strawberries! Your child will guide Osmo®'s Awbie through mazes using simple commands while developing their problem-solving skills, logic, and creativity. Brief instructions will be provided, then you and your child will explore Coding Awbie at your own pace. Please register for only one session. Hour of Code is dedicated to introducing beginners to code and broadening participation in computer science. Learn more at hourofcode.org.

Beginner Coding with Awbie from Osmo

Video Game Character with Strawberry on Green Background
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, December 9 at 3:30 pm
Ages 6-9: This Hour of Code, explore caves, jungles, and mountains while on an epic quest for Awbie's favorite snack-strawberries! Your child will guide Osmo®'s Awbie through mazes using simple commands while developing their problem-solving skills, logic, and creativity. Brief instructions will be provided, then you and your child will explore Coding Awbie at your own pace. Please register for only one session. Hour of Code is dedicated to introducing beginners to code and broadening participation in computer science. Learn more at hourofcode.org.

Ready to Read Storytime

Young Mother Reading to Toddler
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Tuesday, December 14 at 10:00 am
Ages 0-5: Whether you're looking to bond with your little one, meet new friends, or prepare for their first day at Kindergarten, you can capture your child's imagination at Ready to Read Storytime. At Ready to Read Storytime, your child will learn new words and sounds, practice good listening and social skills, and develop their fine-motor skills with music, dance, and songs.

Painting with Nicole

Young Girl Covered in Paint
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, December 18 at 10:00 am
Ages 5-11: Whether your child is a seasoned artist or a first-time painter, making their own art allows them to express complex emotions, develop hand-eye coordination, and explore creativity. Discover what masterpiece they will create with a hands-on painting tutorial with Nicole.

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