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Wed 11
December 11 11:00 am - 11:30 am

BabyBook (ages 0-12 months)

Babies learn through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition.
Thu 12
December 12 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Toddler Time (ages 1-3)

Stories, songs, chants, and dancing—it's Toddler Time! 
Fri 13
December 13 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Open Mic Night

Bring your songs, poetry, jokes, and your friends for family-friendly fun hosted by Top Talent Services. 
Tue 17
December 17 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Coloring for Grown Ups

Coloring pages, colored pencils, markers, and gel pens will be available.
Thu 19
December 19 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Art in Action (ages 9-12)

Participants will create a watercolor self-portrait using a coloring page made from a photo of themselves.

What’s on

Our Shelves
Recommendations from the library staff
Home Work

Home Work

by Julie Andrews
Kelley
Recommended
by Kelley
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future…

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future...

by Michael J. Fox
Katie
Recommended
by Katie
The Haunting of Hill House

The Haunting of Hill House

by Shirley Jackson
Kayla
Recommended
by Kayla
The Twisted Ones

The Twisted Ones

by T. Kingfisher
Chris
Recommended
by Chris
Year of Wonders

Year of Wonders

by Geraldine Brooks
Sharon
Recommended
by Sharon
The Happy Prince: And Other Stories

The Happy Prince: And Other Stories

by Oscar Wilde
Wendy
Recommended
by Wendy
Into the Wild

Into the Wild

by Jon Krakauer
Erin
Recommended
by Erin
Frankenstein

Frankenstein

by Mary Shelley
Cody
Recommended
by Cody
Saga Volume 1

Saga Volume 1

by Brian K. Vaughan
Kyle
Recommended
by Kyle
The Paris Wife

The Paris Wife

by Paula McLain
Linda
Recommended
by Linda
World Made by Hand

World Made by Hand

by James Howard Kunstler
Renee
Recommended
by Renee
Living Buddha, Living Christ

Living Buddha, Living Christ

by Thich Nhat Hanh
Heather
Recommended
by Heather
The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays

The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays

by Ree Drumond
Whitney
Recommended
by Whitney
Conversations with Saint Bernard

Conversations with Saint Bernard

by Jim Kraus
Jean
Recommended
by Jean
Year of No Clutter

Year of No Clutter

by Eve Schaub
Brenda
Recommended
by Brenda
Comic Books 101: The History, Methods, and Madness

Comic Books 101: The History, Methods, and Madness

by Chris Ryall
Barrett
Recommended
by Barrett
The Silver Linings Playbook

The Silver Linings Playbook

by Matthew Quick
Adrianna
Recommended
by Adrianna
Red Lily

Red Lily

by Nora Roberts
Janet
Recommended
by Janet
The Savage Blue

The Savage Blue

by Zoraida Cordova
Ryan
Recommended
by Ryan
The Reader

The Reader

by Bernhard Schlink
Linda
Recommended
by Linda
Us (DVD)

Us (DVD)

by Jordan Peele
Bonnie
Recommended
by Bonnie
A Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods

by Bill Bryson
Erin
Recommended
by Erin
Lady Bird (DVD)

Lady Bird (DVD)

by Greta Gerwig
Cody
Recommended
by Cody
Craveable Keto Cookbook

Craveable Keto Cookbook

by Kyndra Holley
Kelley
Recommended
by Kelley
Paris for One and Other Stories

Paris for One and Other Stories

by Jojo Moyes
Jean
Recommended
by Jean
The Louvre: All the Paintings

The Louvre: All the Paintings

by Erich Lessing
Renee
Recommended
by Renee
Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft

Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft

by Joe Hill
Chris
Recommended
by Chris
Norse Mythology

Norse Mythology

by Neil Gaiman
Sharon
Recommended
by Sharon
The Rime of the Modern Mariner

The Rime of the Modern Mariner

by Nick Hayes
Sarah
Recommended
by Sarah
The Passengers

The Passengers

by John Marrs
Bonnie
Recommended
by Bonnie
Watchmen

Watchmen

by Alan Moore
Kyle
Recommended
by Kyle
What Angels Fear

What Angels Fear

by C. S. Harris
Brenda
Recommended
by Brenda
Les Misérables (DVD)

Les Misérables (DVD)

by Tom Hooper
Adrianna
Recommended
by Adrianna
Undead and Unwed

Undead and Unwed

by MaryJanice Davidson
Janet
Recommended
by Janet
The Natural

The Natural

by Bernard Malamud
Ryan
Recommended
by Ryan
Silver in the Wood

Silver in the Wood

by Emily Tesh
Kayla
Recommended
by Kayla
The Magician’s Apprentice

The Magician's Apprentice

by Trudi Canavan
Sarah
Recommended
by Sarah
Generation Friends

Generation Friends

by Saul Austerlitz
Katie
Recommended
by Katie
The Chair

The Chair

by James L. Rubart
Wendy
Recommended
by Wendy
“I Say, I Say…Son!”

"I Say, I Say...Son!"

by Robert McKimson Jr.
Barrett
Recommended
by Barrett
Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better

Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better

by Pema Chödrön
Heather
Recommended
by Heather
The Sun is Also a Star

The Sun is Also a Star

by Nicola Yoon
Whitney
Recommended
by Whitney

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