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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
TBA
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 01, 2017
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, May 01, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
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, May 03, 2017
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, May 03, 2017
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, May 03, 2017
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, May 03, 2017
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, May 06, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
TBA
Location
Bookingham Palace
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
21st Century Grant Programs for kids ages K-5th grade from Wood River 4-5

Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Children's Summer Reading Program Kickoff
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 26, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Build a Better World Children's Summer Reading Program Kickoff
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Edith Abbott Memorial Library

Stay tuned for information about our children's and teen summer reading programs.
Important Messages
Come to the big summer reader program kick-off May 25 at 7 pm!!