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Book Explorers Present: Local Voyages for Little Pirates- A Visit with the Huntsville Visitor's Bureau

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Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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It's summer time, the gas prices are high, the beach seems far away....what's a Mommy or Daddy Pirate to do??  Staycation of course!  Find out how with a representative from the Huntsville Visitor's Bureau.  She will discuss all of the exciting opportunities for families within a 45 minute drive of Huntsville.  And as she's discussing all of this fun information with the Parent Pirates, the little pirates will be playing pirate-y games and talking to a REAL LIVE PIRATE!!!

This event is perfect for children in grades K-2nd, but parents of children of all ages can benefit! Read more about Book Explorers Present: Local Voyages for Little Pirates- A Visit with the Huntsville Visitor's Bureau

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Reading Round Up: YO HO HO! It's Pirate Storytime!

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Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:15am
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Join Mr. Shane for a rowdy and rambunctious storytime.  This storytime is perfect for pre-readers and beginning readers alike!  Mr. Shane will share 2-3 books, add in some fun music time, and finish with an exciting craft.  This storytime is perfect for ALL AGES!

This week our storytime theme is: PIRATES!!!  We will sail across the seven seas, look for gold, and make pirate-y crafts even Captain Barbarosa would approve of.  See you there, ye landlubbers! Read more about Reading Round Up: YO HO HO! It's Pirate Storytime!

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Preschool Storytime: YO HO HO! It's Pirate Storytime!

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Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 9:30am to 10:15am
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Join Miss Lexie each Thursday for a super fun Preschool Storytime.  Using a different theme each week, Miss Lexie will read 3-4 books and lead songs, fingerplays, and rhymes to prepare children for reading.  The storytime will finish up with a craft, designed to strengthen fine motor skills. This storytime is appropriate for children ages 3-5.

This week our storytime theme is: PIRATES!!!  We will sail across the seven seas, look for gold, and make pirate-y crafts even Captain Barbarosa would approve of.  See you there, ye landlubbers! Read more about Preschool Storytime: YO HO HO! It's Pirate Storytime!

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Super Duper Science Club Presents: A Visit with NASA

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 1:30pm to 2:15pm
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What does a NASA Scientist do?  What does N.A.S.A. even stand for?  Join us on Wednesday, June 1 @ 1:30pm for answers to all these questions plus some fun experiements.  Instructors from the NASA Educational Resource Center will be on hand to discuss the science behind NASA.

This event is appropriate for children in grades 3rd- 5th. 

The Super Duper Science Club events are designed to increase children's natural interest in science and the world around them.  Some of the program may contain concepts that are difficult for younger children to understand or sit still for.  We ask for the help of parents and caregivers to follow the suggested age guidelines and to remove younger children who become a distraction during the event. Read more about Super Duper Science Club Presents: A Visit with NASA

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Music and Rhyme Time

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Repeats every week until Thu Jul 14 2011 .
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Research has shown early music experiences can have a significant impact on literacy, language, social, and math skills later in life.  In this program children will experience sing alongs, musical instrument activities, rhythm & movement, and of course a musical story! Read more about Music and Rhyme Time

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Afternoon at the Movies: Justin Bieber Never Say Never

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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"There's gonna be times where people tell you that you can't live your dreams. This is what I tell them: Never say never." - Justin Bieber

Have Bieber Fever?  Watch the king of cute hair on the big screen with fellow Bieber fans!

About the movie: "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never is the inspiring, entertaining and intimate look at the life and meteoric rise of pop phenomenon Justin Bieber. From small town boy to global super-star, Never Say Never follows Justin Bieber’s journey from his early years, to his rise from break-out internet sensation to global super-star, culminating with a sold-out show at the famed Madison Square Garden. More than just a concert, Never Say Never is a captivating, cinematic event featuring all-star musical talent including, Usher, Jaden Smith, Ludacris, and more! " - Amazon.com

This movie has been rated: G
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Book Babies

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Repeats every week until Wed Jul 13 2011 except Tue Jun 14 2011.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:15am
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Spend some quality time with your baby!  Join Miss Emily for a special storytime designed specifically for children ages 0-24 months and their caregivers.  This storytime features lots of repetition, songs, nursery rhymes, and fingerplays to begin building the foundation of literacy.  Read more about Book Babies

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Tremendous Toddlers Storytime

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Repeats every week until Wed Jul 13 2011 except Tue Jun 14 2011.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 9:30am to 10:15am
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Join us for Toddler Storytime with Miss Lexie.  Each week we will explore 2-3 age appropriate books, fingerplays, and songs.  These activities will help increase your toddler's language skills and prepare them for Preschool Storytime.  The storytime will finish up with an easy to do craft, designed to strengthen motor skills. Read more about Tremendous Toddlers Storytime

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Fiesta! Summer Reading Kick Off Party

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Friday, May 27, 2011 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Join us for an authentic Mexican Fiesta!  This party is the kick off to our Summer Reading Program: One World, Many Stories.  This summer we will travel all around the world, but we are starting on Friday, May 27 with Mexico.  Join us @1:00pm for fun, games, music, and food.  Will you be the one to break the Piñata?  Will you outlast everyone else in the Macarena dance off?  What about pinning the tail on El Burro?  This event is FREE to the public and appropriate for all ages. Read more about Fiesta! Summer Reading Kick Off Party

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Book Bunch - World of Reptiles

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Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Join us for an exciting Super Thursday program about reptiles!   Read more about Book Bunch - World of Reptiles

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