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Pumpkin Decorating Event

Saturday, October 29, 2016
All Buildings
No room assigned
Make and decorate a festive pumpkin as a family activity. Pumpkins can be favorite characters, fun designs or anything the creators decide. Designers can drop off their pumpkins at any children's department before 4 p.m. on Oct. 22. Each building will display the pumpkins in the children's department through Oct. 29 for the public to view and admire. Awards will be given to all entries. Entries must be picked up on Oct. 29.
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Free Movie @ the Library (95th)

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
95th Street Library
Nomura Room
No more waitinging long lines at the theater or on long hold lists at the library to see a new movie. Join fellow movie lovers each month for a screening of a new movie release. Check the library's website for upcoming titles. No one younger age 18 will be admitted to an R-rated movie without a parent or guardian.

Sunday, Sept. 25 - Captain America: Civil War


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Lapsit Storytime (NIC)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Nichols Library
New Program Room
An introduction to storytime for infants to 23-month-olds, this 20-minute interactive program will include stories, songs and fingerplays. Attendees will have time after the program to share board books and other featured titles with their little one.
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Preschool for 3s, 4s & 5s (NIC)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Nichols Library
Storyroom
This 30-minute independent storytime experience is for 3- to 5-year-olds only. 
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Tales for 2s & 3s (95th)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room
This 20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays is for 2- to 3-year-olds and their accompanying adult. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home.
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Family Storytime(NBL)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home.  At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany their children. Due to renovations, there will be no Family Storytime in September at Nichols Library.
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Preschool for 3s, 4s & 5s (95th)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room B
This 30-minute independent storytime experience is for 3- to 5-year-olds only. 
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Make it! Take it! (NBL)

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
Preschoolers and their caregivers can enjoy this fun program of stories and crafts. The activities will be geared toward 3- and 4-year-olds, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child as coloring sheets will be available for them. At least one adult caregiver must attend with the child. This program is limited to 20 children making crafts.
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Curious Kids

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room
It is full STEAM ahead as curious participants can come twice a month to join in activities featuring science, technology, engineering, art and math. For children in kindergarten through 2nd grade.
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Alexander Hamilton: the American Rags to Riches Story (95th)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A
Learn about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton whose biography inspired the critically acclaimed musical, "Hamilton." In this first person portrayal, learn how Hamilton's humble beginnings planted seeds of opportunity for the founding father. As one of the most influential interpreter and promoters of the U.S. Constitution, Hamilton created opportunities for others by helping to create a government he could never run as President. 
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Lapsit Storytime (95th)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A
An introduction to storytime for infants to 23-month-olds, this 20-minute interactive program will include stories, songs and fingerplays. Attendees will have time after the program to share board books and other featured titles with their little one.
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Lapsit Storytime (NIC)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Nichols Library
New Program Room
An introduction to storytime for infants to 23-month-olds, this 20-minute interactive program will include stories, songs and fingerplays. Attendees will have time after the program to share board books and other featured titles with their little one.
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Preschool for 3s, 4s & 5s (95th)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room B
This 30-minute independent storytime experience is for 3- to 5-year-olds only. 
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Tales for 2s & 3s (NIC)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Nichols Library
Storyroom
This 20-minute interactive program of stories, songs and fingerplays is for 2- to 3-year-olds and their accompanying adult. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home.

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Make it! Take it! (NBL)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
Preschoolers and their caregivers can enjoy this fun program of stories and crafts. The activities will be geared toward 3- and 4-year-olds, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child as coloring sheets will be available for them. At least one adult caregiver must attend with the child. This program is limited to 20 children making crafts.
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Family Storytime (95th)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A/B
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home.  At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany their children.
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Preschool for 3s, 4s & 5s (NBL)

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
This 30-minute independent storytime experience is for 3- to 5-year-olds only. 
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Coloring for Relaxation (95th)

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
95th Street Library
Nomura Room
Relax and refresh by coloring while enjoying a cup of tea, listening to music and chatting with other adults trying to decompress. Use printed designs and various coloring media that will be provided by the library. Adults can bring their own coloring book and supplies.
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Curious Kids (NBL)

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room
It is full STEAM ahead as curious participants can come twice a month to join in activities featuring science, technology, engineering, art and math. For children in kindergarten through 2nd grade.
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Make it! Take it! (95th)

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room
Preschoolers and their caregivers can enjoy this fun program of stories and crafts. The activities will be geared toward 3- and 4-year-olds, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child as coloring sheets will be available for them. At least one adult caregiver must attend with the child. This program is limited to 20 children making crafts.
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Registration is open

Teen Ignite: Bringing Them to Life Comic Book Creation (95th)

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A/B
Join Yorli Huff, comic book creator, for a workshop on creating comic book characters or superheroes and guiding them through the phases of comic book creation. Character development, which includes identifying what characters will look like, powers they will have and weapons they might need will be discussed. Story lines will be developed and then sketching and drawing out characters will follow. *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 30 teen participants.
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Family Storytime (95th)

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
95th Street Library
Children's Program Room
This 30-minute program of stories, songs and more fun activities is for children of all ages. In addition, strategies will be presented to enhance early learning opportunities at home.  At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany their children. Due to renovations, there will be no Family Storytime in September at Nichols Library.
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Make it! Take it! (NIC)

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Nichols Library
New Program Room
Preschoolers and their caregivers can enjoy this fun program of stories and crafts. The activities will be geared toward 3- and 4-year-olds, but 5-year-olds are welcome to attend. Younger siblings may accompany the older child as coloring sheets will be available for them. At least one adult caregiver must attend with the child. This program is limited to 20 children making crafts.
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Lapsit Storytime (NIC)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Nichols Library
New Program Room
An introduction to storytime for infants to 23-month-olds, this 20-minute interactive program will include stories, songs and fingerplays. Attendees will have time after the program to share board books and other featured titles with their little one.
View More

Preschool for 3s, 4s & 5s (NBL)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room B
This 30-minute independent storytime experience is for 3- to 5-year-olds only.
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