Yoga for Kids with Ms. Leah
Students in grades 2-5 can join Leah Younkins, BWSD Special Education Teacher and Registered Yoga Teacher, for a non-competitive 45 minute yoga class incorporating asana, breath work and a short meditation! Practice will be beginner friendly and fun! Class size will be limited to 12 students per class to provide individualized attention and instruction. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat/towel and water. Registration required for each class attending.
WE ARE CURRENTLY ON A WAIT LIST FOR BOTH SEATING TIMES!!
We are combining two of our biggest programs – our Creepy Crawly Café and our Halloween Party – into one giant Halloween extravaganza! There will be two seating times for dinner – 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Dinner includes a menu of drinks, appetizers, a main entree and dessert, all revolving around foods that sound gross but taste great! In addition, there will be face painting, craft making, ghost bowling, bingo playing, outdoor smore making (weather permitting), Chinese auction, games and more! Cost is $10/family. Registration is online, and payment can be made in person at the library. Registration begins October 1. There are no refunds, but tickets are transferable.
PLEASE REGISTER FOR EITHER THE 5:00 PM OR THE 6:00 PM SEATING TIME -- THERE ARE TWO EVENT LISTINGS. THE SEATING TIMES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Meet Geologist Jeff - The Geode Guy! - Thursday, November 1 @ 6:30 pm
It’s your chance to meet Geologist Jeff Smith, a.k.a. The Geode Guy, who will be visiting our library to present a hands-on, interactive earth science program about rock groups and minerals with a special emphasis on geodes! His hands-on program will take students to Mexico and underground to an active geode mine and provide them the opportunity to view crystals and geodes. Geodes, ranging from $3 to $7, will be available for purchase at the conclusion of the program. Registration required.
Family & Community Learning with WQED: PBS Kids Scratch Jr Workshop - November 26-29 @ 6:00 pm
The PBS KIDS ScratchJr program series is designed for families with children ages 5-8 (siblings welcome) and introduces coding to children by giving them a chance to create their own animated stories using PBS KIDS characters. At each session, we will Eat (dinner for all families will be provided), Explore (hands-on exploration of series goals, Make (families work together to create their own projects on the PBS KIDS ScratchJr app and Share (families share out ideas, learn from one another and build a sense of community). Registration required and includes all four sessions. Registration begins October 22 and is available to 12 families. November 26 (What is a Maker?), November 27 (What is Coding?), November 28 (What is the Design Engineering Process?) and November 29 (Celebrating Families) from 6-8 pm.
This workshop is facilitated by WQED with generous sponsorship from The Jefferson Regional Foundation.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
The concept is simple but the rewards are priceless! Read any book to your infant, toddler or preschooler -- the goal is to have read 1,000 books before they enter the door of kindergarten!
Just reading 1 book a day is:
- 365 books in a year
- 730 in two years
- 1,095 in three years!
You have plenty of time, so take advantage of this wonderful early literacy reading program!