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Gingerbread Man Holiday Puppet Show

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Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 10:00am - 10:45am

Join us for Bailey Cove's Gingerbread Man Holiday Puppet Show! Puppets, singing, and other activities to get you and your family in the holiday spirit.

Turkey Craft Day

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Come join us for all sorts of turkey-related crafts!

Ellinor Billington, 17th Century Pilgrim

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

  In this lively presentation exploring the events of 1621, author Diane Z. Shore, dressed in period costume and in Olde English language, tells about 17th Century America.  Through the eyes of Ellinor Billington, a colorful and rather opinionated colonist, who along with her troublesome husband and two mischievous sons traveled to the New World aboard the Mayflower, Diane shares stories of the Mayflower voyage, that first year of hardship in the New World, and everyday life in Plimoth. 

Tree Trimming Party

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Saturday, December 4, 2010 - 2:00pm

We need a little Christmas right this very minute!  Join us for an afternoon of holiday fun.  Enjoy refreshments and music while you help decorate our tree and  usher in the Christmas spirit at Bessie K. Russell Branch Library.  This will be a fun event for the entire family.  For further information, please contact Ms. Freda Miguel 256.859.9050.

PUMPKIN PARTY!!!

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Saturday, October 30, 2010 - 2:30pm

Decorate your own mini pumpkin!  We'll provide the glitter, markers, jewels, etc.  Bring your creativity and join the fun!  All kids grades K-5 and their caregivers are welcome.  Contact Ms. Freda Miguel, 256.859.9050, for more information.

Children's Fall Festival

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Dress up in your favorite costume and join us in Youth Services to celebrate with games, prizes, and candy!

3rd Saturday Movie Matinee

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, November 20, 2010 - 2:00pm

Have you ever wondered how to fill the Saturday afternoon slump? Hey, how about a movie? Come enjoy a free family-friendly movie matinee at the Eleanor Murphy Library every third Saturday at 2:00pm.  Free popcorn and drinks!

Wild Things Puppet Show!

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 4:00pm

Hey, Kids!  Get wild at the Eleanor Murphy Library as we welcome special guest puppeteers for a fall puppet show featuring puppet versions of classic stories such as: Where the Wild Things Are, The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything, and The Monster Who Loved Books.

Art at the Hill

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Saturday, October 16, 2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, October 23, 2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, October 30, 2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, November 6, 2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, November 13, 2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pmSaturday, November 20, 2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Art at the Hill is an introduction to basic art skills.  This class is designed for elementary age children.

Pre-K Storytime

Location: Tillman D. Hill Public Library
Date: Friday, October 1, 2010 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, October 8, 2010 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, October 15, 2010 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, October 22, 2010 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, October 29, 2010 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, November 5, 2010 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, November 12, 2010 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, November 19, 2010 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, December 3, 2010 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, December 10, 2010 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, December 17, 2010 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, January 7, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, January 14, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, January 21, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, January 28, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, February 4, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, February 11, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, February 18, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, February 25, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, March 4, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, March 11, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, March 18, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, March 25, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, April 1, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, April 8, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, April 22, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, April 29, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, May 6, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, May 13, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, May 20, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, June 3, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, June 10, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, June 17, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, June 24, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, July 1, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, July 8, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, July 15, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, July 22, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, August 12, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, August 19, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, August 26, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, September 2, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, September 9, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, September 16, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, September 23, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, September 30, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, October 14, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, October 21, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, October 28, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, November 4, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, November 11, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, November 18, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, December 2, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, December 9, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, December 16, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:00pmFriday, January 6, 2012 - 12:15pm - 1:00pm

This program of stories, music and crafts is geared towards preschool children.  It is intended to help build listening and learning skills and to encourage a life-long love for reading.

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