PAGES AND PUPS
Mondays at 6:30 p.m.
Session 1: January 13, 27, February 3, 10, 24
Session 2: March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14
Pages and Pups pairs children in Kindergarten through 4th grade with volunteers who meet once a week at the Library to practice reading, play reading games, and choose books to take home. Participants can read their favorite stories aloud to one of our Therapy Dogs. If you have a child who could benefit from this program or you would like to volunteer, call the Library.
SPRING CARD MAKING
Monday, March 10 / 6:30 p.m.
Sheryl Porter, presenter
Join us to make two spring-themed cards. Registration is requested.
BYTES OF CREATIVITY MAKE IT/TAKE IT CRAFT
Wednesday, March 12 / 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Celebrate Teen Tech Week (March 9-15) with a Make It/Take It craft using bits and pieces of a computer. (Ages 9-15 years)
MINECRAFT MAYHEM: LAN PARTY
Friday, March 21 / 5:30-7:30 p.m.
In celebration of Teen Tech Week, join us for a Minecraft LAN Party! Whether you’re an expert or a novice, join us for an evening of Minecraft gaming. Take a break from gaming for pizza and other snacks. (Ages 9-15 years)
FAMILY MOVIE: CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2
Saturday, March 22 / 2:30 p.m.
Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animation, 2013; 95 mins, Rated PG.
Join us in the Library Program Room. Doors open 15 minutes prior to show time. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. You are welcome to bring snacks, drinks, and blankets!
BUILD YOUR OWN APP
Saturday, April 12 / 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Attendees will learn about various FREE web applications that will assist them in building an app without being some kind of tech genius. Attendees will also spend some time exploring MIT’s App Inventor that runs completely in your web browser!
RAINBOW LOOM PARTY
Saturday, April 19 / 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Join us in making rubber band bracelets! Beginners and Rainbow Loom experts are welcome. Do you know how to make bracelets with pens or your fingers? Can you make a starburst, rainbow ladder, or butterfly blossom pattern? Come show others how you do it! Do you have your own loom? If so, bring it with you. We will have some looms and the bands. (Ages 7-15 years)
TAKE FLIGHT! FAMILY SCIENCE NIGHT
Tuesday, April 22 / 6:30 p.m.
Learn about flight through a variety of books and hands-on activities. (Ages 5-10 years)
BLOCK PARTY: LEGOS IN THE LIBRARY
Saturday, May 3 / 2:00-3:00 p.m.
It’s a LEGO Block Party! We supply lots and lots of Lego and Duplo blocks - you supply your imagination. Come build with us! (All ages)
MOTHER'S DAY MAKE IT, TAKE IT CRAFT
Wednesday, May 7 / 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 8 / 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 10 / 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Drop in to Children’s Services to make a Mother’s Day craft. All supplies provided. (All ages)
INTRO TO SHORT FORM VIDEO
Saturday, May 10 / 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Learn how to use your mobile device to make compelling short form videos - and how to show them to the world on YouTube, Vimeo, and more.
INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY
Saturday, May 17 / 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. / at the Follett House Museum
Nine local organizations will work together to mark this occasion, and all will offer free admission, along with arts, crafts, and activities.
JOIN THE LIBRARY'S TEEN LIBRARY CORPS (TLC)
Give back a little “TLC” to your Library and the community by joining the Library’s Teen Library Corps. We have a variety of volunteer opportunities available for 13-18 year olds.
Why should you join?
- Gain real life experience
- Give back to your community
- Build leadership skills
- Become a team member
- Earn community service hours for school and scholarships, plus it looks good on college applications
- Meet new people
- Get a free t-shirt (provided by the Sandusky Club of Black Business and Professional Women)
If you are interested in joining, stop by the Reader’s Advisory Desk for an application or CLICK HERE for an online application. Once your application is accepted, you will be contacted to attend a TLC volunteer training workshop.