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News and Events at the Library
 April 13, 2015 - April 20, 2015
 
Sunday, April 12 through Sunday, April 19
NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK FOR KIDS AND TEENS
Stop by the 2nd Floor Desk to take a photo of you and your favorite book!
Preschoolers through 5th graders will be entered to win a free book.  Participants in Grades 6-12 will be entered to win an iTunes gift card.  Winners drawn April 20.

Monday, April 13
CRAFTS FOR TEENS - Grades 6-8
3:30-4:30pm in the Inspiration Station
"Create a Rain Gauge" - Registration is required and limited.

Tuesday, April 14
WIGGLES AND GIGGLES - Birth to 2 years
10:30am in the ATTIC
This 20 minute program is packed with music, rhymes, stories and activities for this age group. Adults, be prepared to participate in this interactive program. Register for ONE day. Registration is required and limited.
CRAFTY KIDS - Grades 4 and 5
3:30-4:30pm in the Inspiration Station
"Create a Collage Container" - Registration is required and limited.
NIGHT OWLS: A Painting Workshop
6:30-8:00pm in the Helen Wilson Meeting Room
Draw an owl and learn to paint with watercolor pencils under the step-by-step guidance of Christine Thornton. 
Registration is required and limited.
LIBRARY BOARD MEETING
7:00pm in the Conference Room

Wednesday, April 15
WIGGLES AND GIGGLES -Birth to 2 years
10:30am in the ATTIC
This 20 minute program is packed with music, rhymes, stories and activities for this age group. Adults, be prepared to participate in this interactive program. Register for ONE day. Registration is required and limited.
ALPHABET SOUP - Ages 3 and 4, 5 if not in Kindergarten
2:00-2:45pm in the ATTIC
Through stories, rhymes and art, pre-readers will have oodles of fun getting to know the ABC's and reinforcing early literacy skills.  This program is full.
SCIENCE ADVENTURES - Grades K-5
3:30-4:30pm in the Helen Wilson Meeting Room
"Got Peeps?" - Registration is required and limited.
"WHAT'S OLD IS NEW AGAIN" - Session 1 of 2
7:00-8:30pm in the Inspiration Station
In this class led by artist Madeline Henry, you will learn how to turn broken or unused vintage and costume jewelry into something new!  Learn basic jewelry assemblage techniques to help you reconstruct pieces and remake them into a totally new unique accessory.  Extra parts and pieces will be provided for you to use. 
Registration is required and limited.  You must attend both sessions
Brought to you by the Flossmoor Public Library and Union Street Gallery.

Thursday, April 16
TIME FOR TOTS - Birth to 4 years old
10:00 to 11:00am in the Attic
A drop-in parent-child group for social & constructive play. This parent directed program will feature books, puppets, & other tools for fun and interactive play.
KIDS WHO CARE SERVICE PROJECT - Grades 6-12
3:30-4:30pm in the Helen Wilson Meeting Room
Callng all teen volunteers!!  Help design cards for seniors.  This program can earn you community service points.  Snacks will be provided for all our volunteers
 
Friday April 17
COFFEE AND CONVERSATION
10:00-11:30am in the Helen Wilson Meeting Room
April's Title:  "The Aviator's Wife" by Melanie Benjamin
Anne Morrow meets Colonel Charles Lindbergh and is certain the celebrated aviator has scarcely noticed her - but she is wrong.  Charles sees her as a kindred spirit and a fellow adventurer and would soon change her world forever. 
 
Sunday, April 12 thru Sunday, April 19
Stop by the 2nd Floor Desk to take a photo of you and your favorite book!
Preschoolers thru 5th grade will be entered to win a Free Book.  Participants in Grades 6 -12 will be entered to win an iTunes Gift Card. Winners drawn April 20.

Monday, April 20
TEEN MOVIE MADNESS
- Grades 6-12
3:30pm in the Helen Wilson Meeting Room
"Dolphin Tale 2" - Rated PG with a running time of 107 minutes
Bring a friend or two!!  Popcorn and drink will be provided!
MIXED MEDIA ART CLASS - Session 1 of 3
6:30-8:00pm in the Inspiration Station
Mixed Media is a fun exploratory class designed to unleash your inner artist.  Under the direction of renown professional artist and art instructor Patricia Moore, participants will explore mixing and matching a variety of art media.  All suppllies will be provided.  Registration is required and limited - Must attend all three sessions
Brought to you by the Flossmoor Public Library and Union Street Gallery


PLEASE CONTACT THE LIBRARY IF YOU REQUIRE SIGN INTERPRETATION OR SPECIAL ASSISTANCE FOR ANY LIBRARY PROGRAM

Library Journal has ranked Flossmoor Public Library 85th out of 1283 libraries in our budget category, and sixth highest in Illinois! - Library Journal (2010)


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