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January 2013

Early Literacy Storytime

January 14, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Mondays & Thursdays, January 7th – February 14th 10:30-11:15 am No program on January 21st Ilsley Public Library Community Meeting Room Join Ilsley youth services staff for stories, rhymes and songs that help young children develop early literacy skills.  Drop in.

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February 2013

Chinese New Year Story Hour Celebration

February 21, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with stories, songs, and crafts in the Children's Room.

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March 2013

Youth Media Lab

March 20, 2013 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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April 2013

Youth Media Lab

April 3, 2013 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join MCTV and Ilsley Public Library staff to make movies and learn about technology using MCTV's state-of-the-art media  stations.  This program is for children in Grades 3+.

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Pajama Storytime

April 16, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the fabulous folks from Middlebury College’s Page One Literacy program for a special evening storytime complete with games and crafts.  Wear your pajamas!

Tuesday, April 16th
6:00-7:00 pm
Please note that the date for this program is listed incorrectly in the Addison Independent.

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Youth Media Lab

April 17, 2013 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join MCTV and Ilsley Public Library staff to make movies and learn about technology using MCTV's state-of-the-art media  stations.  This program is for children in Grades 3+.

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June 2013

Open House Reception for Sarah Lawton

June 6, 2013 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Lights Camera Action

June 26, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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This in a filmmaking camp for students in grades 4-12. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND SPACE IS LIMITED.  Click here to register.

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July 2013

Stop Motion Animation Camp

July 24, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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This is a program for students in grades 4-12.

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October 2013

VolunTeens

October 10, 2013 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Do you like books?  Technology? Zombies?  Get involved in your community and help the library plan awesome events for children and teens.

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Magic Storytime

October 12, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Join us for magical stories, rhymes, and songs for the whole family.

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Storyhour: Babies & Books

October 16, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Join us for a Mother Goose-based storytime of songs, rhymes, lap plays and stories perfect for the two and under crowd!

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November 2013

Read-A-Thon Madness: Open the Read-A-Thon Room!

November 1, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Come  enjoy challenges, crafts, snacks, and books as we celebrate the first day of  Mary Hogan's Read-A-Thon and open a special reading room!

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Fancy Storyhour

November 9, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

join us for fancy stories, rhymes, and songs for the whole family.

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Read-A-Thon Madness: Reading BINGO

November 9, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Pick up a special BINGO card to fill out during November.  Get five in a row and place your name on the BINGO wall display.

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VolumTeens

November 14, 2013 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Get involved in your community and help the Library plan awesome events for children and teens.  On the docket:  Painting the Library bathtub and planning a stuffed animal sleepover for children.  For Tweens and Teens in grades 4-12.

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Read-A-Thon Madness: Scavenger Hunt

November 16, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

How well do you know the Library?  Come try your hand at our Library scavenger hunt.

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Winter Craft Series: Holiday Greetings

November 19, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Stop by the Library to create your one-of-a-kind greeting cards.  Staff members will also be on hand to help you edit your digital photos for holiday greetings.

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Preschool Information Session

November 21, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Read-A-Thon Madness: Trivia Challenge

November 23, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Find out fun and freaky facts when you check out our trivia challenge!

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December 2013

Make your Own Graham Cracker Gingerbread House

December 7, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Stop in to create your own edible abode.

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Voluntweens

December 12, 2013 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Help plan Library events and activities for December.  Pick a movie for after-school viewing and plan a winter party for vacation week.  For upper elementary school students.

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Winter Storyhour

December 14, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Cuddle up for books and songs about SNOW!  All ages welcome.

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March 2014

Storyhour: Babies and Books

March 4, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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Youth Media Lab

March 4, 2014 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Join MCTV and Ilsley Public Library staff to make movies and learn about technology using MCTV's state-of-the-art media stations.  Drop in.  For children in Grades 3+.

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Preschool Storytime

March 20, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Because of an overlap with the Preschool Information Session for parents of prospective preschoolers in the Young Adult Room, this program will take place in the Children's Room today.

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Preschool Information Session for Parents

March 20, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 pm

Come learn about several options in the greater Middlebury area.   Staff from various preschools will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.  Parents of 3- and 4-year olds who have not yet had a screening done by ACSU Early Education will also be able to sign up for a screening time.

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April 2014

Drop Everything & Read Day: Storytime

April 12, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Come to the Children's Room to celebrate this fun day.

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Drop Everything & Read Day: BINGO

April 12, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come to the Children's Room and celebrate this fun day with the book character BINGO.

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May 2014

Youth Media Lab

May 6, 2014 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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This event will be in the Young Adult room with a streaming event added.

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VolunTweens

May 8, 2014 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Our meeting room needs artwork!  Bring a camera (your camera phone counts) and find an image of the Library that inspires you.  Tricia and Kurt will help you edit and print your photo for display.   Drop in to the Young Adult Room and help us out.

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June 2014

Youth Media Lab: Introduction to Moving Making

June 25, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Make movies and explore technology with Ilsley and MCTV.  For children in grades 4 and up.  Today's program will be held in the Teen Room.

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July 2014

Youth Media Lab: Stop Motion

July 23, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Make movies and explore technology with Ilsley and MCTV.  For children entering grades 4 and up.  Today's camp will meet in the Teen Room.

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August 2014

Itsy Bitsy Yoga

August 14, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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October 2014

Preschool Storytime

October 9, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Today we will meet in the Young Adult Room.

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November 2014

DCF Family Book Discussion of Zebra Forest

November 12, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This program will be held in the Young Adults room.

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Preschool Storytime

November 13, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 11:25 am
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Thankful Family Storytime

November 22, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm

Celebrate those you hold dear in this family themed storytime to be held in the Young Adult Room.  All ages are welcome.

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December 2014

Baby & Toddler Storytime

December 2, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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Join us for a Mother Goose-based storytime full of rhymes, songs and stories for active babies and toddlers!

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February 2015

Baby & Toddler Storytime

February 3, 2015 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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Join us for a Mother Goose-based storytime full of rhymes, songs, and stories perfect for active babies and toddlers.  Drop in.

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April 2015

Knitting Class

April 4, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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This class will be held in the Youth Room.

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June 2015

Theater Games with Nikki Juvan

June 25, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

This program is for kids in Grades K-5.  Space is limited; please register in advance at the children's desk.

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VTweens Summer Fun: DCF Book Discussion Group

June 30, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

This program is for kids 9 and up.

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July 2015

Youth Media Lab

July 1, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Youth Media Lab

July 21, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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This movie camp will run from July 21 through July 24 and will focus on Stop Motion.  This program is designed for children entering Grades 4+.  Please register in advance at the children's desk.

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Flower Program

July 29, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

This program will be held in the Young Adults Ro0m.

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November 2015

Saturday Storytime

November 21, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

The program will be held in the Youth Room on the lower level of the library today.

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December 2015

Baby and Toddler Storytime

December 1, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

The program will be held in the children's room in the lower level of the Library today.

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Youth Media Lab

December 8, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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January 2016

Baby and Toddler Storytime

January 5, 2016 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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Join us for a Mother Goose-based storytime full of rhymes, songs, and stories perfect for active babies and toddlers.  Drop in.

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February 2016

Young Writers’ Group

February 16, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:30 pm, repeating until February 19, 2016

Does your child like to tell stories?  Join Tricia and Special Guest Authors and Illustrators Corey Gallagher, Marcia Wells, Ashley Wolff, and Phoebe Stone as we guide children in writing and illustrating original stories for submission to the PBS Kids Writers Contest:  http://pbskids.org/writerscontest/.  Ages K-3rd Grade.  Please register in advance at 388-4097 or on the website.  

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March 2016

The Zone on Wednesdays

March 23, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Zone will be held in the Young Adult Room this week.

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April 2016

Saturday Storytime

April 23, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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June 2016

On Your Mark, Get Set. . . Read!

June 9, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join Tricia, Kathryn and other families as we highlight our summer reading list, recommend great family readalouds, check out new books, sign kids up for summer reading, and celebrate the last day of school with pizza and ice cream.

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July 2016

Saturday Storytime

July 30, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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August 2016

Saturday Storytime

August 13, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:45 am
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October 2016

Baby/Toddler Storytime

October 4, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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Saturday Storytime

October 8, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

This program will meet in the Youth Room today.

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The Zone: Quiet Crafternoons

October 12, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 19, 2016

This program will meet in the Youth Room today and on October 19.

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November 2016

ASL Club

November 7, 2016 @ 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

The ASL Club will meet in the Youth Room today.

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Baby/Toddler Storytime

November 22, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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Baby/Toddler Storytime

November 29, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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June 2017

Movie Camp: Introduction to Moviemaking

June 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 28, 2017

Registration opens June 1st for children entering Grades 4 and up.

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Movie Camp: Introduction to Moviemaking

June 30, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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July 2017

Movie Camp: Stop Motion Animation

July 20, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 am, repeating until July 21, 2017

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August 2017

Illustrators Club

August 1, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 4, 2017

The Club will meet in the teen section of the children's room today through Friday.

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September 2017

Preschool Storytime

September 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

This program will meet in the Youth Room today.

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October 2017

Preschool Storytime

October 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Books, songs, and playtime for all participants. This program meets in the Youth Room today.

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Baby and Toddler Storytime

October 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

This program meets in the Youth Room today.

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Youth Media Lab

October 10, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Drop-in media exploration taught in collaboration with MCTV for children in 4th-6th grades. Today's program will take place in the Youth Room.

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Family Storytime

October 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2017

This program will meet in the Youth Room today.

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Preschool Storytime

October 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

This program meets in the Youth Room today.

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November 2017

Crafternoon

November 1, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Come create with us.  Children 4th grade and up will get to work on larger projects over the course of several weeks.  This program meets in the Youth Room today.

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February 2018

Crafternoon

February 7, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 14, 2018

Discover what craft project has been put out in the Middle School room each week.

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March 2018

ACSD Early Release TAG Book Bites @ Ilsley

March 29, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Students in Grade 6 and up are welcome to come talk YA books with Kathryn, Ilsley's Tween and Teen Librarian, in the Youth Room.

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June 2018

Stop Motion Animation

June 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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July 2018

Introduction to Filmmaking Movie Camp

July 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 20, 2018

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Introduction to Filmmaking Movie Camp

July 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 20, 2018

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August 2018

MCMC Recorder Lessons @ the Library!

August 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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October 2018

Maker Mondays

October 29, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, repeating until November 12, 2018

Have fun Storming the Castle.  Join Kurt Broderson for four weeks of maker projects in the Youth Room. For children in 4th-6th grades.

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November 2018

Maker Mondays

November 5, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, repeating until November 12, 2018

Have fun Storming the Castle.  Join Kurt Broderson for four weeks of maker projects in the Youth Room. For children in 4th-6th grades.

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Maker Mondays

November 12, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, repeating until November 12, 2018

Have fun Storming the Castle.  Join Kurt Broderson for four weeks of maker projects in the Youth Room. For children in 4th-6th grades.

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Baby and Toddler Storytime

November 13, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

This event will be held in the Middle School Room today.

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Baby and Toddler Storytime

November 27, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

This activity will be held in the Middle School Room today.

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December 2018

Youth Media Lab

December 4, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Drop-in media exploration taught in collaboration with MCTV for 4th-6th graders.  This program will meet in the Youth Room today.

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Tween Book Bites

December 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Tweens and Teens--come talk books with Kathryn.  This program will meet in the Youth Room today.

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March 2019

Library League

March 1, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Attention 4th-6th graders!  Looking to get involved in volunteer work?  Interested in helping to plan Ilsley programs?  Want to do fun stuff?  Join Kathryn and Kurt in this exciting new group which will meet in the Youth Room today and on March 22nd.

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April 2019

Library League

April 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Attention 4th-6th graders!  Looking to get involved in volunteer work?  Interested in planning Ilsley programs?  Want to do fun stuff?  Join Kathryn and Kurt in this exciting new group which will meet in the Youth Room.

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October 2019

Family Picture Book Group

October 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Put on your pj's, grab your blanket and pillow, and join other families as we read and discuss new picture books while enjoying cookines and milk.  Families of all ages.  Please RSVP.  This program will be held in the children's room.

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November 2019

Small Spaces Book Discussion

November 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Tricia for a thoughtful discussion of local author Katherine Arden's book Small Spaces.  Grades 4 - 8 with an adult partner, no younger siblings please.   Cookies and milk will be provided. Registration is required, 388-4097.  This event will be held in the Youth Room.

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December 2019

Baby and Toddler Storytime

December 3, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

This program will meet in the children's room today.

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Solstice Lantern Decorating

December 21, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Decorate a light to get you through the longest night of the year!  Free and open to the public

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January 2020

Library League

January 17 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
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February 2020

Stop Motion Camp

February 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Mentored by Kurt Broderson.

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Stop Motion Video Camp

February 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Mentored by Kurt Broderson.

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March 2020

CANCELLED: Maker Monday

March 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

With Kurt Broderson

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CANCELLED: Youth Media Lab

March 31 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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