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   Monday, May 27, 2019
10:00 AM
Toddler Time
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 2 and Under
Description:  Penguin is very grumpy in Grumpy Pants by Claire Messer.


10:30 AM
Storybook Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: For ages three and up
Description:  No Storybook Time today because the library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
 



3:30 PM
Storybook Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: For ages three and up
Description:  No Storybook Time today because the library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
 



   Tuesday, May 28, 2019
10:00 AM
Story Time
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  All story times will include song and dance so we can keep our bodies as active as our minds!
 
In The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli, a crocodile accidentally swallows a watermelon seed. What happens next? We’ll also read The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle and follow his very hungry adventures.
 



10:30 AM
May Story Time
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 3 and Up
Description:  Today it’s all about one silly pigeon. We’ll read The Pigeon Needs a Bath and The Pigeon Wants a Puppy by Mo Willems.
Activity: Pigeon Craft
 



10:00 AM
Super Summer!
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  Children will love singing songs about summer. Then Ms. Anita will
 read the stories Mouse Loves Summer and Hot Day on Abbott Avenue and the children will do a coloring activity.



6:00 PM
Yoga @ the Library
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Description: This course is an introduction to the ancient practice of Yoga.  Through a series of gentle Yoga Poses, participants will experience a sense of well-being and relaxation.  Comfortable, form-fitting, but stretchy clothing is recommended.  Participants of all levels of health, mobility, and flexibility are encouraged to attend as Yoga Poses can be adapted for comfort.
Presenter: Mrs. Susan Enzweiler, Registered Yoga Teacher, Instructor
 
 



4:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Being Creative with Legos
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Open to the Public
Description:  Come join the fun and creativity in our Lego League. 
Registration is required.



10:00 AM- 11:30 AM
Computer Class
Event Location: Juliette Hampton Morgan Memorial Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  MS Word 2016 (Part 4)
Make your document stand out! Learn how to change the style and effect of text. Learn about styles, headers, footers, page numbers, and tables.



   Wednesday, May 29, 2019
6:30 PM
Novel Colors
Event Location: Community Calendar
Intended Audience: Open to the Public
Description:  LOCATION: Books-a-Million in Eastchase
Really want to join a book club but don’t really like to read? Come join us at Books-a-million as we talk and color. Read the book, or don’t! Browse with a new friend. Just want to color and enjoy our company? You’re welcome! Bring your own supplies or use some of ours. Coloring sheets provided.
Title: Mr. Miracle, vol. 1-12 (2017)
Writer/Artist: Tom King/Mitch Gerads
Description: Scott Free is the greatest escape artist who ever lived. So great, he escaped Granny Goodness' gruesome orphanage and the dangers of Apokolips to travel across galaxies and set up a new life on Earth with his wife, Big Barda. Using the stage alter ego of Mister Miracle, he has made quite a career for himself showing off his acrobatic escape techniques. He even caught the attention of the Justice League, who has counted him among its ranks. You might say Scott Free has everything--so why isn't it enough? Mister Miracle has mastered every illusion, achieved every stunt, pulled off every trick--except one. He has never escaped death. Is it even possible? Our hero is going to have to kill himself if he wants to find out ~Hoopla Digital
 



10:00 AM
Toddler Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: For ages two and under
Description:  At Toddler Time, we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes and read one story each week. The dates will be:

•           May 29



10:00 AM
Story Time
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  The Three Ninja Pigs by Corey Schwartz

In this twist on "The Three Little Pigs," Pig One and Pig Two neglect their martial arts training at the new ninja school and are no match for the wolf, but their sister's dedication to her training saves the day.

Activity: Pig Craft



3:00 PM
Legos
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Open to the Public
Description:  Fun with Legos


   Thursday, May 30, 2019
10:30 AM
Moon and Stars
Event Location: Juliette Hampton Morgan Memorial Library
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  We will read ​A Big Mooncake for Little Star​ by Grace Lin. Little Star loves the delicious Mooncake that she bakes with her mama. But she's not supposed to eat any yet! What happens when she can't resist a nibble? We will also read ​Mousetronaut​ by Mark Kelly and illustrated by C. F. Payne. Mousetronaut tells the story of a small mouse that wants nothing more than to travel to outer space. We will have a craft.


4:00 PM
Bad Art Night
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Description: Want to create art but fear it’ll be bad? No worries! That’s the whole point of this program! Throw away the rules and lovingly craft your disasterpiece however you want out of whatever you want.


10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Computer Class
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Instructors: Library Staff       
All levels of experience are welcome in this low stress, community approach to computer literacy.
 



12:00 PM
Scrapbooking
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Mrs. Alberta Riley, Retired Educator, Presenter
Description: Learn the techniques of telling stories of your memories through the art of scrapbooking using words, paper, glue, photos, etc.  Attendees are encouraged to provide material for this program.  Please contact staff @ (334)240-4848 for a list of recommended materials.
Presenter: Mrs. Alberta Riley, Retired Educator



10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Summer Readking Kickoff: Didgeridoo Down Under
Event Location: Juliette Hampton Morgan Memorial Library
Intended Audience: Open to the Public
Description:  

Description: 

      The Summer Reading Kickoff will showcase a FREE live performance of Australian music with the Didgeridoo Down Under an entertaining and educational program for children and families.

 

 




10:00 AM
Gardening
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Ages 0 to 2
Description:  The Secret Garden by: Jennifer Adams
“Crocuses burst into purple.”  Come learn your colors through the flowers in this book.  What is your favorite color and flower?



   Friday, May 31, 2019
10:00 AM
Gardening
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  My Garden by: Kevin Henkes
The little girl helps her mother in the garden by chasing away the bunnies and watering all the plants.  She dreams of what her garden would be like if she had a garden. She says that there would be no weeds to pull.  Could you imagine a garden with very little work?

Peppa Pig and the Vegetable Garden by: Candlewick Entertainment
Peppa Pig and George are at Grandpa Pig and Granny Pig’s house helping Grandpa Pig plant seeds in his garden. Later they eat the food that they harvest from the garden. George refuses to eat the vegetables.  How do you think they trick George into eating his vegetables?

Activity: Plant some flowers and watch them grow each week.
You will get to take them home in July.