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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, December 05, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Monday Lapsit-Play and Read is for children ages 1-2 years of age and their parent/caregiver. This is an interactive play time for preschool children that learn primarily through their senses. This incorporates play, books, fingerplays, crafts, music, and more. We model and recommend Every Child Ready to Read an initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 05, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The Homeschooler's Program will meet once a month with the kickoff date on Monday, September 12th and then will meet the 1st Monday of the month, except in March we will meet March 13th due to Spring Break. This program is for preschool/elementary aged children. Younger children, ages 1-3 may attend Lapsits. For more information please contact Lori at 385-5333.
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Baby & Toddler Lapsit (Rock and Read) is a children's program for ages birth-2 years of age. Babies and parents/caregivers will read books, do fingerplays, listen to music, sing, and more! We model and encourage the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
This Storytime meets every Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. in Bookingham Palace. This program emphasizes the six pre-reading skills children need to know before entering kindergarten, reading, writing, playing singing, and talking. The library models these American Library Association's Every Child Ready to Read Initiative skills. Program activities might include stories, crafts, music, and treats. For children ages 3 to 5 years old.

Daycares and groups of 6 or more please call ahead at 308-385-5333 so we make sure and have enough craft and other supplies prepared.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Description
This Storytime meets every Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. in Bookingham Palace. This program emphasizes the six pre-reading skills children need to know before entering kindergarten, reading, writing, playing singing, and talking. The library models these American Library Association's Every Child Ready to Read Initiative skills. Program activities might include stories, crafts, music, and treats. For children ages 3 to 5 years old.

Daycares and groups of 6 or more please call ahead at 308-385-5333 so we make sure and have enough craft and other supplies prepared.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Description
This Storytime is for all ages and takes place in Meeting Room ABC every Wednesday afternoon from 2:30-3:15 p.m. Bookbop is a storytime that focuses on music and movement. The library recommends the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association. Preschools and daycares that are bringing 6 or more children please call ahead so we make sure we can accommodate your group.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Baby & Toddler Lapsit (Rock and Read) is a children's program for ages birth-2 years of age. Babies and parents/caregivers will read books, do fingerplays, listen to music, sing, and more! We model and encourage the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Clean Community System Stories and Crafts! Join us for fun! For Children of all ages!
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 12, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Monday Lapsit-Play and Read is for children ages 1-2 years of age and their parent/caregiver. This is an interactive play time for preschool children that learn primarily through their senses. This incorporates play, books, fingerplays, crafts, music, and more. We model and recommend Every Child Ready to Read an initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Baby & Toddler Lapsit (Rock and Read) is a children's program for ages birth-2 years of age. Babies and parents/caregivers will read books, do fingerplays, listen to music, sing, and more! We model and encourage the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Wood River 21st Century Grant Program for K-12th grades.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Charlotte Endorf from Humanities Nebraska will portray Annie Oakley. This program is for all ages and FREE!
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
This Storytime meets every Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. in Bookingham Palace. This program emphasizes the six pre-reading skills children need to know before entering kindergarten, reading, writing, playing singing, and talking. The library models these American Library Association's Every Child Ready to Read Initiative skills. Program activities might include stories, crafts, music, and treats. For children ages 3 to 5 years old.

Daycares and groups of 6 or more please call ahead at 308-385-5333 so we make sure and have enough craft and other supplies prepared.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Description
This Storytime meets every Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. in Bookingham Palace. This program emphasizes the six pre-reading skills children need to know before entering kindergarten, reading, writing, playing singing, and talking. The library models these American Library Association's Every Child Ready to Read Initiative skills. Program activities might include stories, crafts, music, and treats. For children ages 3 to 5 years old.

Daycares and groups of 6 or more please call ahead at 308-385-5333 so we make sure and have enough craft and other supplies prepared.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Description
This Storytime is for all ages and takes place in Meeting Room ABC every Wednesday afternoon from 2:30-3:15 p.m. Bookbop is a storytime that focuses on music and movement. The library recommends the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association. Preschools and daycares that are bringing 6 or more children please call ahead so we make sure we can accommodate your group.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Baby & Toddler Lapsit (Rock and Read) is a children's program for ages birth-2 years of age. Babies and parents/caregivers will read books, do fingerplays, listen to music, sing, and more! We model and encourage the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Come color with a Grand Island Police Officer (cop) and listen to some stories! 10-10:30 am. The first and third Thursdays of the month.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Homeschooler Youth ages preschool-8th grade
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Join the Multicultural Coalition and the library for our World Neighbors Program for kids of all ages at 11:00 am in Bookingham Palace.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 19, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Monday Lapsit-Play and Read is for children ages 1-2 years of age and their parent/caregiver. This is an interactive play time for preschool children that learn primarily through their senses. This incorporates play, books, fingerplays, crafts, music, and more. We model and recommend Every Child Ready to Read an initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Baby & Toddler Lapsit (Rock and Read) is a children's program for ages birth-2 years of age. Babies and parents/caregivers will read books, do fingerplays, listen to music, sing, and more! We model and encourage the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Description
This Storytime meets every Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. in Bookingham Palace. This program emphasizes the six pre-reading skills children need to know before entering kindergarten, reading, writing, playing singing, and talking. The library models these American Library Association's Every Child Ready to Read Initiative skills. Program activities might include stories, crafts, music, and treats. For children ages 3 to 5 years old.

Daycares and groups of 6 or more please call ahead at 308-385-5333 so we make sure and have enough craft and other supplies prepared.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Description
This Storytime meets every Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. in Bookingham Palace. This program emphasizes the six pre-reading skills children need to know before entering kindergarten, reading, writing, playing singing, and talking. The library models these American Library Association's Every Child Ready to Read Initiative skills. Program activities might include stories, crafts, music, and treats. For children ages 3 to 5 years old.

Daycares and groups of 6 or more please call ahead at 308-385-5333 so we make sure and have enough craft and other supplies prepared.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Description
This Storytime is for all ages and takes place in Meeting Room ABC every Wednesday afternoon from 2:30-3:15 p.m. Bookbop is a storytime that focuses on music and movement. The library recommends the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association. Preschools and daycares that are bringing 6 or more children please call ahead so we make sure we can accommodate your group.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Baby & Toddler Lapsit (Rock and Read) is a children's program for ages birth-2 years of age. Babies and parents/caregivers will read books, do fingerplays, listen to music, sing, and more! We model and encourage the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative of the American Library Association.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
There is not a Storytime today.
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

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We still have a limited number of Omaha Storm Chaser vs. Iowa Cubs AAA baseball tickets available for families that would be able to attend the game in Omaha on either Sunday, July 31 at 5:05 PM -or- Monday, August 1 at 7:05 PM. Tickets can be picked up at the children's desk.

This is the last week to submit your reading minutes! All reading minutes must be turned in by midnight on July 31. The school in the lead is Shoemaker with 43.18%; Second place is Engleman with 34.05%; and Third place is Gates with 25.27%. Keep reading!