Special Post-Thanksgiving Screening: How to Train Your Dragon 2

Image Via IMDB
Image Via IMDB

Friday, November 28th at 1 p.m.

Join us for a showing of How to Train Your Dragon 2, the 2014 sequel to 2010's How to Train Your Dragon, based off the books of the same name. Two friends, Hiccup and Toothless, find themselves squarely in the middle of an epic battle over an ancient domain. Can they help protect the peace? Watch the trailer

Rated PG, 102 minutes. Drop-in. 

In the Louise Parker Berry Community Room. 

Fireside Tales

image courtesy of flickr user kazy79
image courtesy of flickr user kazy79

Wednesday, December 3rd at 3pm.

"Oh the weather outside is frightful but the fire is so delightful..."

Join the Children's Librarian's for hot cocoa and stories by the fire.


Grades 2 and up

Register

Hour of Code at the Library

Celebrate and Hour of Code with the Children's Library from December 8 to 14.
Celebrate and Hour of Code with the Children's Library from December 8 to 14.

The Children's Library is excited to join in the celebration to bring increased awareness to the computer sciences. Your child can participate by trying an hour of code in December and get an intro to programming via Scratch and JavaScript. 

Register for one of the following sessions and join in the Hour of Code. All classes will take place in the Library's Tech Center and will run from 4:30 to 5:30 pm. 

Scratch - Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, December 8, 9, and 10

Grades 3 to 4

JavaScript - Thursday and Friday, December 11 and 12

Grades 5 to 6

To learn more about the Hour of Code and to find out more about resources for your kids, please visit these popular websites and apps. 

Khan Academy - Intro to Computer Programming 

Code.org

Scratch Jr.

KidsRuby

 

Sleep Solutions Workshop

Photo courtesy of flickr user thegiantvermin
Photo courtesy of flickr user thegiantvermin

Wednesday, December 10th from 10 a.m to 12 p.m.

Do you and your children suffer from sleepless, restless nights? Do you need sleep solutions?

Please join us as we welcome Ingrid Y. Prueher, certified sleep specialist as she leads a workshop with sleep solutions for your child, ages infant to 5 years old. Ingrid specializes in teaching sleepless moms and dads the fundamentals of sleep, so their children can become amazing sleepers. A seasoned parenting consultant, Ingrid combines her experience and knowledge of nutrition and sleep to help English and Spanish-speaking parents across the country who struggle to get their child on a consistent sleep schedule. 

Register

Winter Crafts

Image courtesy of Arlington Public Library
Image courtesy of Arlington Public Library

Monday, December 15th at 4pm

Join us as we make winter inspired crafts. Ages 3 and up. Drop-in.

3D Printed Gifts

Miss Krishna and Miss Amy show off their dinosaur necklaces printed with the 3D printer
Miss Krishna and Miss Amy show off their dinosaur necklaces printed with the 3D printer

Do you love technology? We do, too! Join us this December as we talk about technology and 3D printing. You'll also get to take home a gift to give this season.

Wednesday, December 10th at 4:15 p.m.: Cookie Cutter

(Register for Grades 3-4)

Thursday, December 11th at 4:15 p.m.: Holiday Decoration

(Register for Grades K-2)

Friday, December 12th at 4:15 p.m.: Dinosaur Necklace

(Register for Grades 5-6)
 

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Stuffed animals reading at the library.
Stuffed animals reading at the library.

Thursday, December 18th at 6:00pm

Join us for the 4th annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover. Bring one of your stuffed animals to a special evening storytime and have them sleepover in the Children's Library. Pick them up the next day and discover what happens " when the library lights go out." Ages 2 and up. 

Register

Frozen Sing-Along

Come sing Frozen with us!
Come sing Frozen with us!

Tuesday, December 30th at 1pm

Join us for the sing-along version of Frozen. There will be costumes, a wintry photo booth, props and much more. We encourage you to come in costume!

All Ages.

Registered

In the Louise Parker Berry Community Room