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Virtual Music Time

August 5, 2021
10:00am - 10:45am
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Description:
Music Time with Miss Ginger is back! To participate, please register before 9AM on August 5th. We will email you a prerecorded link on August 5th that will be available for one week. Sign up and come sing, move, and create music with us! ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to be in attendance and be engaged with your child for this program. 

Music with Ginger Online Program

August 5, 2021
10:00am - 10:15am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online (The Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Event Description:
Have you missed Music with Ginger? Miss Ginger will be providing our “normal” Musictime via private link! To participate and receive information about the program, you MUST register by Thursday August 5 at 8:00am! On Thursday August 5 at 10:00am ...

Summer Flower Garden Take and Make for Ages 2-5

All Day8/10 - 8/16
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Even the smallest of hands can make a beautiful flower garden with this simple tissue paper project! Kits will be available at the Edmond Library from Tuesday, August 10th through Monday, August 16th for each person registered. On August 17th, any ...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registration.  Please register individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Special notes should not be used for additional registrations.

Thank you for your help!

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

Story & Song: Family!

August 10, 2021
11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Zoom (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Family Programs, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Join us online for Storytime with the Downtown Library! Our theme for the week is: Family! We will be reading books and singing songs that explore and celebrate the love can be found in our families, family members, and people we trust and care about...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Family Bedtime Stories

August 16, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Gather up the family and join us for some bedtime fun! We will read stories each week, and might even throw in a bedtime ritual or two! Come join us in Zoom-land. This program will continue every other Monday through the end of September....

Disclaimer(s)

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

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TumbleBook Library

The TumbleBook Library has over a thousand always available eBooks for elementary school students. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, and graphic novels as well as learning activities for literacy and reading comprehension such as puzzles, games, quizzes, and lesson plans.

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Potty training can be frustrating. Check out some of these adult books to learn how to make it easier. Don’t forget to check out books and DVDs to encourage your little ones to use the potty!

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