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Story-Time | Fall

Lapsit | Mondays 10:00a.m. – 10:20a.m.

Lapsit story-time is for babies ages 0-23 months old.  Join us for songs, simple stories, movements, and play.

Evening Story-time | Thursdays 6:30p.m.- 7:15 p.m.

Evening story-time is for ages 2-5 years old. We’ll have fun reading stories, singing songs, and making crafts.

Morning Story-time | Wednesdays 10:30 a.m.- 11:15a.m.

Morning story-time is for ages 2-5 years old. We’ll have fun reading stories, singing songs, and making crafts.

Special Events | Fall

Homemade Fizzy Pop Rocks|Saturday, September 20th 1:00p.m.- 2:00pm
(Ages 8-12)

POP! FIZZ! Pop Rocks Candy pops and fizzes when you eat it. Come find out the science behind this tasty treat, make Pop Rocks candy, and try it out! Registration Required.


HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY | Friday October 31st 4:00p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Come visit the Library on Halloween for a costume party! Children and parents are invited to wear a Halloween costume to the Library. We will have Halloween music, color sheets, and of course– CANDY!!

LEGO Club | Saturday, November 1st 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
(Ages 6 and up)

Build and display your LEGO creations. Work together to build a hungry alligator that moves! Take a guess with LEGO trivia and you could win a prize! Registration Required.

“Aladdin & Friends” Presented by Madcap Puppets|Thursday, November 20th 6:30p.m.
                                            At Rochester Elementary School EC-1 Gym

Harry and Max have a spectacular show to present, if only they can keep their assistant, Tweedle, from getting into too much trouble. Aunt Susie’s coat closet has become the stage for this marvelous show, but it barely contains their giant puppets and enchanting stories from around the world. The tales include Aladdin and the Magic Lamp (Middle Eastern folktale) and the Girl and the North Wind (Norwegian). No Registration Required.


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