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Winter break just got better. Pick up a reading log beginning Sunday, Dec. 10 and read from Dec. 17-Jan. 7. Track your reading and return your completed log to claim a prize, while supplies last. AGES: 11 and younger


Family Game and Movie Afternoon
Sundays, 2-4 p.m., College Hill, Room L107
Dec. 17
Watch a movie, play card games or checkers, put together a puzzle and eat some popcorn. All ages.

Holiday Craft Make-It-Take-It
Saturday, Dec. 9, 1-3 p.m., Irving Street
Monday, Dec. 11, 3-5 p.m., College Hill, Room L107
Monday, Dec. 18, 3-5 p.m., College Hill, Room L107
Saturday, Dec. 23, 1-3 p.m., College Hill, Room L107
Bring the whole family to our free winter holiday make-it-take-it craft parties! All ages.

Kids and Family Art Sunday
Sundays, 2-3:30 p.m., Irving Street
Dec. 17
South Westminster Arts Group (SWAG) offers art activities for children and their families. No registration required.

Pajama Party
Thursday, Dec. 28, 1-4 p.m., College Hill, Room L107
Bring the family for a pajama party to celebrate the coziness of a good book this winter. Take a picture with a famous book character, read to your stuffed animal by a glowing fire, and cuddle up for some movie magic. Movie, Night at the Museum, starts at 2 p.m.


READogs (Age: 5-11 years)
Wanted! Young readers to read to our specially trained Reading Education Assistance Dog. Bring your own book or choose one from the library.
Sessions @ Irving Street:
Register your child for a private 15-minute session at Irving Street.
Saturdays, 2-3:30 p.m.: Dec. 16.
Sessions @ College Hill
Register your child for a private 15-minute session at College Hill.
Tuesdays, 6-7:30 p.m.: Dec. 12, 19
Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m.: Dec. 13, 20
Saturdays, 2-3:30 p.m.: Dec. 2, 16

1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Prepare your child for kindergarten by enjoying books, learning literacy tips and earning prizes. Reading logs and registration instructions are available online and at both libraries in the children’s room.

Updated: 11/17

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