Monday, August 30, 2010

Sneak Peek of Fall

It's back to school...and back to library fall programing! As we start to gear up for the fall, we are also doing a little cleaning. And, as much as we have LOVED all the great terrariums and green inventions the time has come to say goodbye. So, if you still have a creation here at the library please pick it up by September 3rd. In order to keep things clean, we will have to dispose of any leftovers by the end of this week. Thanks so much for your help!

Want a sneak peek to what the library has to offer this fall?All of our autumn book clubs, story times, and programs will begin the first week of October. And, registration is Wed. 9/29 at 9:30am for East Longmeadow residents, and for everyone on Thu. 9/30. Take a look at what we are offering for all ages:

6 Months-2 Years:
"Crawl Talk"
for the youngest of library patrons, this is a special time for little ones and their caregivers. Educational toys are provided in a fun atmosphere for babies to crawl and caregivers to talk. (Friday mornings at 10am starting in October, no registration is required.)

For 2 years-3 1/2 Years:
"Parents & Twos Story Time"
for young child and caregiver this story time combines story, music, and craft. This story time last about one hour and is with Ms. Cindy. (Wednesdays or Thursdays at 10:30 starting in October) Registration for the 7 week fall session is necessary.

3 1/2 Years-6 Years:
"Preschool Story Time"
story time for preschool age children that includes stories and crafts based around a weekly theme. (Mondays at 1pm with Ms. Jenn, or Tuesdays at 10am with Ms. Jenny starting in October) Registration for the 7 week fall session is necessary.
"PJ Story Time" with Ms. Kay. This story time for children ages 3 1/2-6 will begin Oct. 6th and run for seven weeks, every Wednesday at 6:30. No registration is required.

For 2nd-4th graders:
"On the Same Page Book Club
" with Ms. Jenn. Each month a new book is chosen for the group to read and discuss. The program is held the third Tuesday of the month at 4:30pm. The first meeting will be Oct. 19th at 4:30pm. Book to be determined.

For 3rd-6th graders:
"The Great Create" Ms. Jenny will lead this group in a variety of art projects that inspire creativity.The program is held one Monday a month. The first class will be Monday, October 18th at 4pm. Registration is required.
"39 Clues East Longmeadow" Ms. Jenn will guide children through a 4 part exciting, hands on, adventure based on the popular "39 Clues" book series. This program will take place Mondays at 4pm in November. Registration is required.
"Chess Club and Scrabble" Join Ms. Cindy one Wednesday a month at 4pm for a fun game of chess, and join Ms. Kay one Wednesday a month at 4pm for a fun game of scrabble! The first chess game will be Oct. 6th at 4pm, and the first scrabble game will be Oct. 20th at4pm. Registration is required.

For Tweens:
"Tweens Parent and Book Discussion Club"
for more accomplished readers and caregiver. Each month pick yo your copy of the chosen book, then come to the meeting to discuss with Ms. Cindy. Registration is required. (Fourth Monday of the month at 4pm) The first meeting will be Oct. 25th at 4pm.

My goodness, that's a lot of programs!! And, that's not even including all the fun this month has to offer! So, be sure to check out our monthly calendar or here to see special events going on this month!

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