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Tailored Titles Live Reading Recommendations

January 31, 2022
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Our reading experts are standing by so tell us the last book you liked & we'll suggest what to read next! You can also receive suggestions on Twitter and Instagram. ...

The Urban Poets

January 31, 2022
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Open Mic Poetry Night. Are you an amateur, a seasoned poet, or somewhere in between and looking for someplace to express your talent? Local poets have an opportunity to read their own work, read a favorite poem, or just sit and listen to the work of ...

Celebrate Lunar New Year The Tiger

All Day
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Happy Lunar New Year!!! This is the Year of the Tiger year. The Tiger, an animal said to represent strength and courage. The Southern Oaks Library is celebrating the New Year with a paper Firecracker craft and we will have a background set up for pic...


Customers are encouraged to socially distance by maintaining 6 feet apart for the duration of the event.

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

Elementary Take Home Kit: Love Bugs

All Day2/1 - 2/13
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This program is designed for children ages 6-12. Whether you love insects or not, making your own can sure be sweet! Using various craft supplies, let your imagination lead you to create creepy, crawly, or just plain cute love bugs! All necessary sup...


Warning: Kit contains small parts that could represent a choking hazard. It is not intended for children under 3. It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Bag.

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