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Get Creative: At-Home Edition

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Online

Grab a to-go craft kit to make at home! Kits available at the Children's Desk at both Centerville and Woodbourne Library while supplies last. One kit per child. For Preschool - Grade 5.

Once you've picked up your kit, visit the Kids website for instructions!

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"I Spy!" LEGO® Minifigures

Saturday, December 04, 2021
All Locations
Find and name the Lego Minifigures in a jar for a chance to win a Lego prize!

One entry per child. Random drawing breaks a tie. Contest runs November 22 - December 4. For grades PreK - 5.  
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LIVE Virtual Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
Join us for a LIVE virtual storytime with one of our fabulous WCPL storytellers! Your whole family will enjoy listening to stories, singing songs, and saying rhymes with us. Some of our favorite songs and rhymes can be found on this rhyme sheet. If you'd like, feel free to use it to follow along during storytime. We're also going to be using a shaky egg, so if you have any type of shaker at home, have it handy. If not, you can make a homemade shaker by putting dry beans or rice in a water bottle or other plastic container.

We will be using Cisco Webex for this program. In order to use Webex, you will need a computer or the Cisco Webex Meetings app downloaded to your mobile device. The link to join the event will be emailed to you prior to the start of storytime. If you don't see it, be sure to check your junk mail folder. Registration required.
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Registration is open

LIVE Virtual Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
Join us for a LIVE virtual storytime with one of our fabulous WCPL storytellers! Your whole family will enjoy listening to stories, singing songs, and saying rhymes with us. Some of our favorite songs and rhymes can be found on this rhyme sheet. If you'd like, feel free to use it to follow along during storytime. We're also going to be using a shaky egg, so if you have any type of shaker at home, have it handy. If not, you can make a homemade shaker by putting dry beans or rice in a water bottle or other plastic container.

We will be using Cisco Webex for this program. In order to use Webex, you will need a computer or the Cisco Webex Meetings app downloaded to your mobile device. The link to join the event will be emailed to you prior to the start of storytime. If you don't see it, be sure to check your junk mail folder. Registration required.
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Nature Fun! An Outdoor Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Off-site
Smith House - Bill Yeck Park - 2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Join your favorite storytellers for nature-themed stories and activities. Fun for the whole family!

This outdoor program is dependent on weather conditions. Please check the Library Facebook page or the Centerville-Washington Parks District web site for cancellation information. Open to all ages. Registration through the Centerville-Washington Park District is recommended, but not required. Masks appreciated. You may bring your own blanket to sit on to allow for social distancing. Please use the Smith House entrance.


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Tail Waggin' Tutors

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Woodbourne Library
Community Room
Tail Waggin' Tutors is back! Read to a therapy dog to improve reading skills! Schedule a 15-minute slot today with a librarian at the Children's Desk or call (937) 433-8091 opt. 3. For Kindergarten - Grade 5. Child must be able to read independently. October registration begins Tuesday, September 7 at 10 AM. 

Effective September 1, masks are required at in-person library programs held indoors. Please do not participate if you feel ill or are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms. If conditions warrant, programs may be offered virtually or cancelled.
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Tween Tinker Lab: Cemetariums

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Woodbourne Library
Creativity Space
Use your artistic skills to create graveyard terrariums to spookify your room. For Grades 4 - 7. Registration is required. 

Effective September 1, masks are required at in-person library programs held indoors. Please do not participate if you feel ill or are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms. If conditions warrant, programs may be offered virtually or cancelled.

 


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LIVE Virtual Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
Join us for a LIVE virtual storytime! Your whole family will enjoy listening to stories, singing songs, and saying rhymes with us. Some of our favorite songs and rhymes can be found on this rhyme sheet. If you'd like, feel free to use it to follow along during storytime. We're also going to be using a shaky egg, so if you have any type of shaker at home, have it handy. If not, you can make a homemade shaker by putting dry beans or rice in a water bottle or other plastic container.

We will be using Cisco Webex for this program. In order to use Webex, you will need a computer or the Cisco Webex Meetings app downloaded to your mobile device. The link to join the event will be emailed to you prior to the start of storytime. If you don't see it, be sure to check your junk mail folder. Registration required.
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Super Readers

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online
Calling all 1st & 2nd grade bookworms! Join our book club for some reading with other kids your age. For parents and children to enjoy together. For this month's meeting, please read Ghoulia by Barbara Cantini. Once registered, please visit Centerville or Woodbourne Library Children's Desk starting September 29 to pick up your book and craft kit. Registration is required. 

This event will be held via Zoom. If you would like to participate, please register your child and you will receive a Zoom invite through email. 
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Registration is open

LIVE Virtual Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
Join us for a LIVE virtual storytime with one of our fabulous WCPL storytellers! Your whole family will enjoy listening to stories, singing songs, and saying rhymes with us. Some of our favorite songs and rhymes can be found on this rhyme sheet. If you'd like, feel free to use it to follow along during storytime. We're also going to be using a shaky egg, so if you have any type of shaker at home, have it handy. If not, you can make a homemade shaker by putting dry beans or rice in a water bottle or other plastic container.

We will be using Cisco Webex for this program. In order to use Webex, you will need a computer or the Cisco Webex Meetings app downloaded to your mobile device. The link to join the event will be emailed to you prior to the start of storytime. If you don't see it, be sure to check your junk mail folder. Registration required.
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Heads in Books

7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Online
Join our book club for some fun reading with other kids your age! For this month's meeting, please read Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery by Deborah and James Howe. Copies of the book will be available starting September 30 at either Children's Desk at Woodbourne or Centerville Library. For grades 3 - 5. Registration is required. 

This event will be held via Zoom. If you would like to participate, please register your child and you will receive a Zoom invite through email. 


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Registration is open

LIVE Virtual Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
Join us for a LIVE virtual storytime! Your whole family will enjoy listening to stories, singing songs, and saying rhymes with us. Some of our favorite songs and rhymes can be found on this rhyme sheet. If you'd like, feel free to use it to follow along during storytime. We're also going to be using a shaky egg, so if you have any type of shaker at home, have it handy. If not, you can make a homemade shaker by putting dry beans or rice in a water bottle or other plastic container.

We will be using Zoom for this program. In order to use Zoom, you will need a computer or the Zoom app downloaded to your mobile device. The link to join the event will be emailed to you prior to the start of storytime. If you don't see it, be sure to check your junk mail folder. Registration required.
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Registration is open

LIVE Virtual Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
Join us for a LIVE virtual storytime! Your whole family will enjoy listening to stories, singing songs, and saying rhymes with us. Some of our favorite songs and rhymes can be found on this rhyme sheet. If you'd like, feel free to use it to follow along during storytime. We're also going to be using a shaky egg, so if you have any type of shaker at home, have it handy. If not, you can make a homemade shaker by putting dry beans or rice in a water bottle or other plastic container.

We will be using Zoom for this program. In order to use Zoom, you will need a computer or the Zoom app downloaded to your mobile device. The link to join the event will be emailed to you prior to the start of storytime. If you don't see it, be sure to check your junk mail folder. Registration required.
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Tail Waggin' Tutors

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Centerville Library
Cynthia Klinck Community Room
Read to a therapy dog to build reading skills! Register at the Children's Desk or call (937) 433-8091 opt. 3. Each session is 15 minutes. For Kindergarten - Grade 5. Child must be able to read independently. November registration begins Monday, October 4 at 10 AM. 

Effective September 1, masks are required at in-person library programs held indoors. Please do not participate if you feel ill or are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms. If conditions warrant, programs may be offered virtually or cancelled.
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Aspiring Artists

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Centerville Library
Cynthia Klinck Community Room
Dive into the world of artists and take a closer look at American artist Georgia O'Keefe. We will talk about her childhood, American modernism, and the paintings that made her famous before we try to recreate our very own flower art! For grades 3-5. Registration is required.

Supplies generously funded by the Centerville Arts Commission. 

Effective September 1, masks are required at in-person library programs held indoors. Please do not participate if you feel ill or are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms. If conditions warrant, programs may be offered virtually or cancelled.

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Webb Space Telescope Launch

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Woodbourne Library
Community Room
Join NASA Solar System Ambassador Eric Vinande for a drop-in program where you'll learn all about the soon to be launched James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). Find out what instruments JWST will have onboard that will allow it to look further back in time and space than the Hubble Space Telescope! There will be a virtual guest speaker from NASA and hands-on activities.    

Masks are required at in-person library programs held indoors. Please do not participate if you feel ill or are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms. If conditions warrant, programs may be offered virtually or cancelled.
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Nature Fun!: An Outdoor Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Off-site
Oak Grove Park, 1790 E. Social Row Rd.
Join your favorite storytellers for nature-themed stories and activities. Fun for the whole family!

This outdoor program is dependent on weather conditions. Please check the Library Facebook page or the Centerville-Washington Park District web site for cancellation information. Open to all ages. Registration through the Centerville-Washington Park District is recommended, but not required. Masks appreciated. You may bring your own blanket to cuddle up with, and be sure to dress accordingly as it will be outside under the Noon Optimist Shelter at the Oak Grove Park.


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Magic Show with Special Guest Sedgie the Hedgie

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Online
Join us for a virtual magic show hosted by children's entertainer, Erica Carlson, and her pet hedgehog, Sedgie the Hedgie, from Erica Entertainment! Following the program, we will enjoy a LIVE Q & A session with Erica and Sedgie! For PreK - Grade 5.

This event will be hosted via Zoom. If you would like to participate, be sure to register and we will send you a link and directions prior to the start of the program.
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Registration is open

LIVE Virtual Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
Join us for a LIVE virtual storytime! Your whole family will enjoy listening to stories, singing songs, and saying rhymes with us. Some of our favorite songs and rhymes can be found on this rhyme sheet. If you'd like, feel free to use it to follow along during storytime. We're also going to be using a shaky egg, so if you have any type of shaker at home, have it handy. If not, you can make a homemade shaker by putting dry beans or rice in a water bottle or other plastic container.

We will be using Zoom for this program. In order to use Zoom, you will need a computer or the Zoom app downloaded to your mobile device. The link to join the event will be emailed to you prior to the start of storytime. If you don't see it, be sure to check your junk mail folder. Registration required.
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Registration is open — Register at the library

Tail Waggin' Tutors

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Woodbourne Library
Community Room
Read to a therapy dog to build reading skills! Register at the Children's Desk or call (937) 433-8091 opt. 3. Each session is 15 minutes. For Kindergarten - Grade 5. Child must be able to read independently. November registration begins Monday, October 4 at 10 AM. 

Effective September 1, masks are required at in-person library programs held indoors. Please do not participate if you feel ill or are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms. If conditions warrant, programs may be offered virtually or cancelled.
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The Wall and the Wild: A Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
Join us for a special storytime led by local author Christina Dendy as she shares her new debut picture book The Wall and the Wild!

We will be using Zoom for this program. In order to use Zoom, you will need a computer or the Zoom app downloaded to your mobile device. The link to join the event will be emailed to you prior to the start of storytime. If you don't see it, be sure to check your junk mail folder. Registration required.
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Registration is open

LIVE Virtual Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
Join us for a LIVE virtual storytime! Your whole family will enjoy listening to stories, singing songs, and saying rhymes with us. Some of our favorite songs and rhymes can be found on this rhyme sheet. If you'd like, feel free to use it to follow along during storytime. We're also going to be using a shaky egg, so if you have any type of shaker at home, have it handy. If not, you can make a homemade shaker by putting dry beans or rice in a water bottle or other plastic container.

We will be using Zoom for this program. In order to use Zoom, you will need a computer or the Zoom app downloaded to your mobile device. The link to join the event will be emailed to you prior to the start of storytime. If you don't see it, be sure to check your junk mail folder. Registration required.
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Registration is open

LIVE Virtual Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
Join us for a LIVE virtual storytime! Your whole family will enjoy listening to stories, singing songs, and saying rhymes with us. Some of our favorite songs and rhymes can be found on this rhyme sheet. If you'd like, feel free to use it to follow along during storytime. We're also going to be using a shaky egg, so if you have any type of shaker at home, have it handy. If not, you can make a homemade shaker by putting dry beans or rice in a water bottle or other plastic container.

We will be using Zoom for this program. In order to use Zoom, you will need a computer or the Zoom app downloaded to your mobile device. The link to join the event will be emailed to you prior to the start of storytime. If you don't see it, be sure to check your junk mail folder. Registration required.
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Registration is open

Super Readers

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online
Calling all 1st & 2nd grade bookworms! In this book club for children and parents to enjoy together, expect fun discussion, games, and a craft. For this month's meeting, please read Aven Green: Sleuthing Machine by Dusti Bowling. Once registered, please visit Centerville or Woodbourne Library Children's Desk starting October 28 to pick up your book and craft kit. Registration is required. 

This event will be held via Zoom. If you would like to participate, please register your child and you will receive a Zoom invite through email. 
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Heads in Books

7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Online
Join our book club for some fun reading with other kids your age! For this month's meeting, please read I Can Make This Promise by Christine Day. Copies of the book will be available starting October 29 at either Children's Desk at Woodbourne or Centerville Library. For grades 3 - 5. Registration is required. 

This event will be held via Zoom. If you would like to participate, please register your child and you will receive a Zoom invite through email. 


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