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Paws to Read

December 15, 2017 - 1:39am
When: Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

This program for ages 5-14 lets them read to a furry friend who is a great listener. Improved reading skills and confidence are the goals. All dogs are certified therapy dogs.

Roblox Adventures

December 14, 2017 - 1:32am
When: Friday, January 12, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch

Calling all Roblox fans! Share tips and secrets while playing Roblox in a group setting using the library laptops​. Friendly competition is welcome.

Minecraft for Kids!

December 14, 2017 - 1:32am
When: Friday, January 12, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

*SPECIAL START TIME!* If you and your friends are crazy about Minecraft, join us for an evening of building and Creepers! We'll provide the building challenges (past challenges have included building a library and building statues) and you provide the creativity!

Cuddle Time

December 13, 2017 - 1:27am
When: Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

A fun and unique storytime that will teach babies social skills, listening comprehension and the foundations of reading through board books and songs!

Preschool Storytime

December 13, 2017 - 1:27am
When: Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

This story time encourages literacy for a very active crowd - toddlers! Children will listen to books being read, sing songs, do finger plays and listen to flannel board stories. This program is intended as a transition between Cuddle Time and Preschool Story Time and includes a simple craft at each session.

Preschool Storytime

December 13, 2017 - 1:27am
When: Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

This story time encourages literacy for a very active crowd - toddlers! Children will listen to books being read, sing songs, do finger plays and listen to flannel board stories. This program is intended as a transition between Cuddle Time and Preschool Story Time and includes a simple craft at each session.

Crafty Kids: Snow Fun

December 12, 2017 - 1:19am
When: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

Join us in creating fun snowman-shaped snow measuring sticks out of paint stirrers.

Preschool Storytime

December 11, 2017 - 1:16am
When: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

Join us for stories, songs, dancing, crafts and more!

Preschool Storytime

December 11, 2017 - 1:16am
When: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

Join us for stories, songs, dancing, crafts and more!

Fun Time Yoga

December 11, 2017 - 1:16am
When: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

Get ready to have fun, get energized, and mimic the world around you using your body in this fun introduction to yoga for children! Open to children ages 5-9 and their caregivers.

(Waldorf West) Evening Storytime

December 11, 2017 - 1:16am
When: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch

This story time encourages emerging literacy skills through books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories. It is designed for children of multiple ages and their parents. This is a 30 minute program that includes a simple craft.

(Waldorf West) Cuddle Time Story Time

December 10, 2017 - 1:08am
When: Monday, January 08, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Where: CCPL / West Branch

This story time will introduce a love for books, songs, movement and playful activities. It is designed for children ages birth to 24 months and their parents. This is a 20 minute program.

(Waldorf West) Toddler Story Time

December 10, 2017 - 1:08am
When: Monday, January 08, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: CCPL / West Branch

This story time encourages emerging literacy skills through books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories. It is designed for 2 and 3 year olds and their parents. This is a 30 minute program that includes a simple craft.

Waldorf West Preschool Storytime

December 10, 2017 - 1:08am
When: Monday, January 08, 2018 - 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: CCPL / West Branch

This story time is a weekly program that includes longer books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories and is designed for 3-5 year old children and their parents. This is a 45 minute program that includes a simple craft.

Folk Tale Minis

December 8, 2017 - 12:45am
When: Saturday, January 06, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: CCPL / West Branch

Italian Folktales (Fiabe Italiane) this is a collection of 6 classic Italian folktales from all over Italy. They were published in 1956 by Italo Calvino. As in all folk tales, there is a moral to be had from each story. Some of the folk tales are
"Lose Your Temper and You Lose Your Bet" from Bologna, "A Ghost Story of the Lagoons" from Venice, "Money Can Do Everything" from Genoa, "The Land Where One Never Dies" from Verona and "Little Bird" from Rome.

Cuddle Time

December 6, 2017 - 12:32am
When: Thursday, January 04, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

A fun and unique storytime that will teach babies social skills, listening comprehension and the foundations of reading through board books and songs!

Preschool Storytime

December 6, 2017 - 12:32am
When: Thursday, January 04, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

This story time encourages literacy for a very active crowd - toddlers! Children will listen to books being read, sing songs, do finger plays and listen to flannel board stories. This program is intended as a transition between Cuddle Time and Preschool Story Time and includes a simple craft at each session.

Preschool Storytime

December 6, 2017 - 12:32am
When: Thursday, January 04, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch

This story time encourages literacy for a very active crowd - toddlers! Children will listen to books being read, sing songs, do finger plays and listen to flannel board stories. This program is intended as a transition between Cuddle Time and Preschool Story Time and includes a simple craft at each session.

Homeschool STEM Club

December 6, 2017 - 12:32am
When: Thursday, January 04, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch at Potomac Meeting Room

Join us for fun, learning, and socializing as we explore STEM themes. In January we will learn about the solar system.

Homeschool Book Club - The Spiderwick Chronicles: The Field Guide

December 5, 2017 - 12:25am
When: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch

The Homeschool Book Club will feature a well-known book and the movie adaptation of that book to discuss and review. Each book club meeting encourages homeschooled children to read and compare the book to the film.In January, we will read, The Spiderwick Chronicles: The Field Guide (book 1) by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black. We will watch the movie The Spiderwick Chronicles.

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