March/April/May 2019

Youth Services Storytime at the Library Movers & Shakers for toddlers ages 2 to 3 years old on Mondays at 11:00 a.m. until May 13. Budding Bookworms for preschool- ers ages 3 to 5 on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. until May 14. Bounce & Rhyme Storytime for babies ages 6 months to 2 years old. Wednesdays in March: March 6, March 13, March 20, and March 27 at 10:00 a.m. Attention- Homeschooling Families Homeschool Book Buddies Thursday, March 14 at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at 1:00 p.m. Homeschooling families can learn more about the East Palestine Library at these programs designed just for you. Stories, activities, and buddy reading will be offered. Muffins with Mom Saturday, March 9 at 11:00 a.m. Children and their Mothers, Grandmas, or Aunts can share muffins, stories, and activities at this special Saturday morning program. Registration is necessary. Happy Birthday, Very Hungry Caterpillar! Monday, March 25 at 4:00 p.m. Eric Carle’s Very Hungry Caterpillar turns 50 years old in 2019. We will celebrate this book with games, activities, and more at this program. All ages. Book Clubs Chapters Book Club for 8 to 12 year olds Monday, March 18 at 4:00p.m. Bailey’s Story by W. Bruce Cameron Afternoon Book Club meets the third Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21 at 1:30 p.m.– All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung Thursday, April 18 at 1:30 p.m. – The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson Thursday, May 16 at 1:30 p.m.- Brooklyn by Colm Toibin Gentle Reads Book Club meets the last Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28 at 1:30 p.m.– Beach House by Mary Alice Monroe Thursday, April 25 at 1:30 p.m.– Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen by Susan Gregg Gilmore Thursday, May 30 at 1:30 p.m.– The Daughter’s Walk by Jane Kirkpatrick Drop-In Book Club meets the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, April 10, and May 8 Technology Troop meets on the first and third Thursday of the month at 4:30 p.m. on the following dates: Thursday, March 7 and March 21 Thursday, April 4 and April 18 Thursday, May 2 and May 16 The group plays different games of RoBlox. Participants are asked to bring their own device with RoBlox installed and updated. Read to SomeBunny Tuesday, May 7 at 4:00 p.m. Children ages Kindergarten & up can read to Bunnies in Baskets Therapy Rabbits from F5RS. Registration is necessary - Space is limited. STEM @ the Library for ages 8 and Up An Hour of Code Register to attend either Monday , March 4 , Thursday, March 14 , Tuesday, March 19 , or Thursday, March 28 at 4:00 p.m. Mack, our Guiding Ohio Online trainer will introduce the world of coding. Basic computer use knowledge is necessary. Register at the library to attend. Space is limited. MakerSpace Explorers - On Tuesday, April 2 and Monday, May 6 at 4:00 p.m., we will explore technology geared for those ages 8 and up. Bunnies in Baskets Therapy Rabbits Monday, April 22 at 1:00 p.m. Learn about these special rabbits from F5RS and the jobs they do as therapy animals. Ages 5 & up. Computer Spring Cleaning- Saturday, April 6 at 10:00 a.m. Dust can negatively affect the performance of your computer. Bring your desktop computer, game consoles, and keyboards to the library on Saturday, April 6 from 10:00 a.m. to Noon to have the dust removed with an air compressor. Participants are asked to enter the back entrance of the library (on the north side). One-on-one appointments are available for any technology topic. Tweens & Teens Book Club Tuesday, April 23 at 4:00 p.m.– Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova Toy Car & Truck Cruise Saturday, May 18 at 11:00 a.m. Kids ages 3 and up can bring their favorite Matchbox or Hot Wheels vehicles to display at this program, and we will set up a miniature car show. Fun activities including drag races, games, and more will be offered. Tweens & Teens Monday, April 8 at 4:00 p.m. Book Spine Poetry, Book Dominoes, and more. Ages 10 & up Children’s Book Week April 29 to May 4 Fun activities will be offered all week. A special Night Owl Storytime will be held on Tuesday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m. featuring special guest Pete the Cat. All ages. Bunnies in Baskets & Read to SomeBunny