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Events: Rothschild

Family Story Time

Children Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities.

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PAWS to Read

Children Drop-in Children can practice and improve their literacy skills by reading to friendly, well-behaved therapy dogs!

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Medicare Basics

Adults Registration It's never too early to learn about Medicare, whether you or someone you love plan to use the system. Join us for a free information session about this important service!

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Planetary Pasta Rovers

Children Drop-in Create a planetary pasta rover using different types of pasta and glue as we celebrate "A Universe of Stories" (and crafts) during our Summer Library Program!

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Planets, Stars & Beyond!

Children Join us for this special family story time about traveling to the planets and stars!

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Fiber Arts

Adults Drop-in Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize!

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Book Club: "The Alice Network" by Kate Quinn

Adults Stop by the library for an engaging discussion of Kate Quinn's WWII novel!

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DIY Stress Balls

Children Kids can make their own stress balls for stress relief during this program!

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Family Game Day

All-Ages Drop-in Bring your family to the library for a fun day of gaming! Board and card games for all ages will be available.

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"I Survived" Mini Camp

Children Join us over the course of three days for survival presentations and activities inspired by the "I Survived" book series!

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Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia

Adults Join us for a presentation on Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia with JoAnn Janikowski of the Alzheimer's Association.

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Jim Lenz's Comedy Science Show

Children Join Jim Lenz as he infuses comedy, drama, audience participation, and his love of science into one unique, zany, and unforgettable performance!

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LEGO® Block Party

Children Drop-in Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! All blocks will be provided.

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Miller & Mike

Children Come explore a cosmos of comedy with former Ringling Bros. circus clowns Miller & Mike for their fast-paced, fun show!

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Constellation Banner

Teens Registration Hey teens, if you're a fan of starry nights, the galaxy, or astrological constellations, this craft is for you! We will be using paint markers, glitter, and gems to decorate your very own constellation banner.

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Book Club: "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate

Adults Take part in a lively discussion about two families, generations apart, forever changed by a heartbreaking injustice. New people always welcome!

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GrapeVine Session: Better Brain Health

Adults Registration Stop by the library to learn from a registered nurse what to do to lower the risk of dementia and keep the brain healthy.

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Galaxy Bottle Charm Necklace

Children Capture a galaxy in a bottle during this unique craft program for kids!

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Book Club: "Emma" by Jane Austen

Adults Discuss this classic novel during our next book club session!

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Play & Learn

Children Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun, 60-90 minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.

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Book Club: "The Great Alone" by Kristin Hannah

Adults Take part in a lively discussion about a teen girl and her family, who move to Alaska after her father returns from the Vietnam War.

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Book Club: "My Name Is Lucy Barton" by Elizabeth Strout

Adults Take part in a lively discussion of this book, about a mother and daughter reconnecting with one another in adulthood.

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Book Club: "Beartown" by Fredrik Backman

Adults Join us for the monthly book club at the library in November when we discuss Backman's 2017 novel!

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