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This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.

Black-eyed Susan Book Club (Grades 6-8) (RG)

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
Grades 6-8. 45-60 min.  Discuss books that have been nominated for the state "Black-eyed Susan Award". Check out and read the book prior to attending the class discussion. Books are available for pickup at the Customer Service Desk of the Cen...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Play Partners (infant-23 mos with adult) TK

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

PLAY PARTNERS

Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. 

Stories, baby games, and musical activities.

 

Event Details:
Ticket required. Tickets will be available 15 minutes before class.   ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Fundamental Writing & Grammar - Adult (In-Person)

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Central Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is a class for English language learners. It focuses on essential English grammar and on the basics of writing for work and personal communication. This is an in-person class that meets in the Tapestry Room in HCLS Central Branch. Please em...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

American English Pronunciation - Adult (In-person)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class is designed for English language learners. Improve your spoken English as we focus on listening and speaking skills with an emphasis on everyday pronunciation, intonation, and stress, as well as unique American rhythms.  ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Play Partners (infant-23 mos with adult) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

PLAY PARTNERS

Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. 

Stories, baby games, and musical activities.

 

Event Details:
Ticket required. Tickets will be available 15 minutes before class.   ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Play Partners (infant - 23 mos with adult) TK

11:30am - 12:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

PLAY PARTNERS

Ages infant-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. 

Stories, baby games, and musical activities.

 

Event Details:
Ticket required. Tickets will be available 15 minutes before class.   ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)
Event Details:
Ages 3-5 with adult. 45 minutes. Ticketed. Tickets will be available 15 minutes before class. Fun stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers that spark curiosity and support learning. Enjoy a story and craft about storybook characte...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)
Event Details:
Ages 3-5 with adult. 45 minutes. Ticketed. Tickets will be available 15 minutes before class. Fun stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers that spark curiosity and support learning. Enjoy a story and craft about storybook characte...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is a class for adult English language learners.  Improve your English language skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening.  It is suitable for English language learners in beginning level. This is an in-person class that meets...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

English Conversation Class-Adult (In-person)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is a class for adult English language learners.  Practice conversational skills and discuss topics ranging from small talk and common interests to life, work and current events. This is an in-person class that meets in the Tapestry Room in ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Classroom Ready (ages 3-5, RG)

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Central Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central Children's Classroom
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 3-5, 30 minutes, registration required. Develop school readiness skills and gradually practice independence while enjoying music, books, and creative expression. ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class is designed for English language learners. Practice your speaking skills in a supportive environment. Students read a short story each week and discuss it in class. Plenty of opportunities provided to practice both speaking ...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6), Ages 11-13 (Middle School)
Registration Required
Event Details:
Students entering 6th grade. Registration required.   Meet new classmates, discuss the big move, and learn the secrets to success. Compete in a book bag relay and combination lock time-trial!  ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Pins and Needle Arts

10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: CEN Studio
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Community & Culture, DIY & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join other adults who knit, crochet, embroider, and sew, in an open forum for creating, conversing, sharing, and learning. Space is limited, so please register in advance to attend in person. To attend remotely via Zoom, contact pinsneedlearts@hclibr...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Reading, Writing & Grammar - Adult (In-Person)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is a class for English language learners. It focuses on essential English grammar and on the basics of writing for work and personal communication. Each class session will focus on one or two concepts of grammar and allo...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.

Noontime Books--In Person

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Central Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Book Clubs, Racial Equity
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for an in person discussion of The Mountains Sing by Nguyen Phan Que Mai on Thursday, August 18, 2022, 12 pm at the Central Branch. Registered customers should place a hold request on the title using their library card in order to receive ...
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

The Other Side of the Book Drop (all ages, TK)

2:00pm - 2:15pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central Other Location
Age Group: All Ages / Families
Program Type: Fun & Games!
Event Details:
All ages, 15-20 minutes. Ticketed. Tickets available 15 minutes prior to class. Visit the "other side" of the book drop in this behind-the-scenes tour. ...
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

The Other Side of the Book Drop (all ages, TK)

2:30pm - 2:45pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central Other Location
Age Group: All Ages / Families
Program Type: Fun & Games!
Event Details:
All ages, 15-20 minutes. Ticketed. Tickets available 15 minutes prior to class. Visit the "other side" of the book drop in this behind-the-scenes tour. ...
This event is in the "Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.

Paper Roller Coasters (ages 10-14) RG

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Central Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 6 - 11 (Grades 1-6), Ages 11-13 (Middle School)
Program Type: STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 10 - 14. Registration required.  Work in teams to engineer roller coasters using paper and cardboard materials. Tackle basic physics problems as you determine who has the most innovative design. Race marbles through your finished rolle...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is a class for adult English language learners.  Practice conversational skills and discuss topics ranging from small talk and common interests to life, work and current events. This is an in-person class that meets in the Tapestry Room in ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages / Families" group.

Pajama Time (all ages) TK

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten), All Ages / Families
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)

PAJAMA TIME

All ages; 30 min. 

Stories and music just before bedtime. Pajamas, teddy bears, and blankets welcome.

 

Event Details:
Ticket required. Tickets will be available 15 minutes before class.   ...
This event is in the "Ages 19+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Ages 19+ (Adults)
Program Type: Language
Registration Required
Event Details:
This class is designed for adult English language learners.  Learn English in a supportive environment to improve your reading, writing, speaking, listening and pronunciation skills. The class is suitable for intermediate learners.  It...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Picture Book Parade (ages 2-5 with adult) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 with adult. 30 minutes. Ticket required. Tickets will be available 15 minutes before class. Tales, tunes, and tons of fun! ...
This event is in the "Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)" group.

Picture Book Parade (ages 2-5 with adult) TK

11:30am - 12:00pm
Central Branch
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Ages 0 - 5 (Infant/Toddler/ Preschool/Kindergarten)
Program Type: Start Ready (Kindergarten Readiness)
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 with adult. 30 minutes. Ticket required. Tickets will be available 15 minutes before class. Tales, tunes, and tons of fun! ...