NANOWRIMO 2015 Snacks and wifi provided. National Novel Writing Month, or NANOWRIMO began in 1999 when a small group of aspiring novel-writers set out to motivate each other by creating an artificially imposed deadline. Because they had so much fun, and found the artificial deadline so helpful, they decided to share their idea with the world, [...]
Reading Buddies connects children who are learning to read with teens who love to read. For children entering Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd Grade. The program will meet on Thursdays from Oct. 1 to Nov. 19. Please register for each date your child can attend. Reading time may include teens reading to their younger buddies, younger buddies [...]
Wear your costume to storytime this Halloween! After storytime there will be a Halloween parade for the little ones in front of the library.
For elementary school aged children grades K -5. How does our Fall garden grow? Let’s make an “igloo” to protect our fall crops, and get our other garden beds ready for winter. Please register for a slot online.
An afternoon book group reading traditional and modern classics. Meets the third Wednesday of each month. Upcoming titles for discussion: Oct. 21: “The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother” by James McBride Nov. 18: “For Whom the Bell Tolls” by Ernest Hemingway Dec. 16: “Candide” by Voltaire
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED BECAUSE OF THE IMPENDING WEEKEND WEATHER Bring the kids, the blankets, the warm beverages and snacks for a Friday night under the stars with an outdoor screening of “Ghostbusters,” the 80s comedy classic directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Bill Murray, Dan Ackroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis and Rick Moranis. [...]
Time to save seeds, build a cold frame and feed our feathered friends. Register online.
A comfortable place for non-native speakers to practice English. No registration necessary. Meets every Monday. The Library also offers English conversation classes at Central Library, one at the Aurora Hills Branch Library and one at the Columbia Pike Branch Library, and at the Shirlington Branch Library – view hours and locations. For more information about [...]
Photographer Ruth Garfield presents “Patioscapes” The artist will discuss the exhibition.