Beading Workshop


Third Saturday of the month* at 1:30 p.m.
AGES: 8 to 16 years old

Sept. 21 | Oct. 19 | Nov. 16 | Jan. 18 | Feb. 15

Join Mr. Parish for an awesome, casual craft the third Saturday of each month! Let your imagination run wild as you use all sorts of different colored beads and create whatever design you’d like. Every month we will highlight a different style bead — pony beads, perler beads, glass beads, and more. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. *The Beading Workshop does not meet in December.

Teen Justice League


Second Tuesday of the month at 12:30 p.m.*
AGES: Incoming/current high school students

Are you a student in high school who is looking for community opportunities? Do you like pizza? Join us at the library for a free pizza lunch and earn some volunteer hours while doing so. This is a community service club made for teens. Teens will develop and implement service projects to learn leadership skills. *Teen Justice League will not meet in December.

September 10 | Gratitude Bags for Police and Fire Department
October 8 | Cards for Veterans
November 12 | Gingerbread Houses *Meets at 2:30 p.m.
January 14 | Hygiene Supplies for the Homeless
February 11 | Blankets for Animal Shelters

Questions about Teen Justice League? Contact the Youth Services Department!

Day of the Dead: DIY Calaveras


Wednesday, October 30 at 7:00 p.m.
AGES: 13 years old and up

Day of the Dead (or Día de los Muertos) is an important holiday in Mexican culture — family and friends gather to pray for their dead loved ones’ journey in the afterlife with parades, food, and ceremonial altars. One traditional offering left on altars are intricately decorated calaveras, or skulls. Join us as we will be painting small ceramic calaveras in the traditional Mexican style. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. Doors to the event will open at 6:45 p.m. Participants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, and seats cannot be held.

 

Crafting Colorful Papel Picado


Tuesday, October 15 at 6:30 p.m.
AGES: 3 years old and up, adults welcome

Bring the entire family out for an evening celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month! Papel picado is the Mexican art of making flags out of colorful paper, a popular Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos. We’ll be creating papel picado art for children and adults of all ages. We’ll also take a look at the various types of flags and symbols in Latin culture. Space is limited, and artists will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Lotería


Tuesday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m.
AGES: 3 years old and up, adults welcome

Families and patrons of all ages can head to the Library for a special bilingual night of gaming! We will be playing lotería, a popular game at festivals and parties in Mexico — if you like Bingo, give lotería a try! As we play, all ages can earn special Bingo Bucks to redeem for prizes. Registration is not required, but space is limited to the first 50 children and adults, players will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Making Mini Volcanoes


Tuesday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m.
AGES: 3 years old and up, adults welcome

Join us for a special DIY program celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month! Bring the whole family and make an erupting model volcano out of paper mache, baking soda, and vinegar! While you’re building, you will learn about some notable Central American volcanoes. Registration is not required to attend this event, but space and supplies are limited, and patrons will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Noche de Película

Join us at the Library every second Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. and take advantage of stadium seating, new HD projection, and free popcorn in the Library’s auditorium for a showing of our favorite family films IN SPANISH! Admission to the show is free! Film titles for this program are announced one month prior to the event, and are subject to change. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Thursday, October 10 at 6:30 p.m. — The Book of Life | El Libro de la Vida

From producer Guillermo del Toro comes an animated comedy with a unique visual style. This is the journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears. Rich with a fresh take on pop music favorites, The Book of Life encourages us to celebrate the past while looking forward to the future.

(Rated PG,

Thursday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m. — Night at the Museum | Noche en el Museo

Dreamer Larry Daley thinks he’s destined for something big but his imaginative ideas never pay off and in desperate need of a job, he accepts to be a security guard at the Natural History Museum. During his watch, Larry makes a startling discovery. Thanks to the unleashing of an Egyptian curse, the museum’s animals spring to life after the building closes. Larry must find a way to save the chaotic situation.

(Rated PG, 108

Thursday, December 12 at 6:30 p.m. — Home Alone | Mi Pobre Angelito

Dreamer Larry Daley thinks he’s destined for something big but his imaginative ideas never pay off and in desperate need of a job, he accepts to be a security guard at the Natural History Museum. During his watch, Larry makes a startling discovery. Thanks to the unleashing of an Egyptian curse, the museum’s animals spring to life after the building closes. Larry must find a way to save the chaotic situation.

(Rated PG, 103

Thursday, January 9 at 6:30 p.m. — Ice Age 2: The Meltdown | La Hera de Hielo 2: El Deshielo

With global warming threatening their once-icy domain with widespread flooding, Manny (Ray Romano), Sid (John Leguizamo) and Diego (Denis Leary) set out to find a safe haven. Along the way, another mammoth (Queen Latifah), who thinks she is an opossum, joins the travelers on their perilous quest.

(Rated PG, 91

Thursday, February 13 at 6:30 p.m. — Horton Hears a Who | Horton y El Mundo de Los Quien

Animated elephant Horton (Jim Carrey) finds a speck of dust floating in the Jungle of Nool. Upon investigation of the speck, Horton discovers the tiny city of Who-ville and its residents, the Whos, which he can hear but cannot see. Horton forms a friendship with the mayor of Who-ville, Ned McDodd (Steve Carell), and promises to transport Who-ville to safety. However, Horton encounters opposition from his jungle neighbors, who don’t want to believe in the existence of Who-ville.

(Rated G, 86

No School Movies


Friday, September 20 at 1:00 p.m., Detective Pikachu

Friday, November 29 at 1:00 p.m., The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Friday, February 28 at 1:00 p.m., Kim Possible: Disney Live Action

No school? No problem! Join us for a movie on the days that school is closed and take advantage of stadium seating, new HD projection, and free popcorn in the Library’s auditorium for a showing of our favorite family films. Admission to the show is free! Admission is open to all, though space is limited. All films are rated PG. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. All ages!

 

Valentine Card Making


Wednesday, February 12 at 6:30 p.m.
AGES: 5 years and up, adults welcome

Celebrate Valentine’s Day and join us for a card-making extravaganza! We will have tons of ideas and supplies to help you create cards for your friends, family, and classmates. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis.

Holiday Card Making


Wednesday, December 4 at 6:30 p.m.
AGES: 5 years and up, adults welcome

There are many ways to tell someone that they are in your thoughts during the holidays—the most creative is by making them a homemade holiday card! Join us for an evening of holiday crafting and cheer. Registration is not required to attend, but space and supplies are limited on first-come, first-served basis.