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Preschool Power: Merry Christmas, Merry Crow

Date: 
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:15pm
Afternoon fun for our preschool friends. Share a special story about a clever crow and the value of friendship and giving gifts. After the story, make a special gift for our feathered friends.

Science at Sundown

Date: 
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Age Group: 
Story Based Science ... can you build a better house than the Three Little Pigs? Rescue Rapunzel from her tower? Join teachers from local elementary schools as guest readers then stay to problem solve the science inside the books. Bring your imaginations and creativity. Check Walkersville Branch for the schedule of guest readers.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Bring the whole family for an evening of storytime fun. We’ll read, move, and rhyme with a different theme each week. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements. Almost bedtime? Feel free to wear your pajamas!

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Bring the whole family for an evening of storytime fun. We’ll read, move, and rhyme with a different theme each week. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements. Almost bedtime? Feel free to wear your pajamas!

Gingerbread House Contest

Date: 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 12:00am
The holidays are a time to do things that celebrate and create traditions. We all have cherished memories of creating something beautiful to mark this special time of year. We think decorating a gingerbread house is a perfect way to craft new memories, and we’re hoping you’ll join us in celebrating the sweet traditions and beauty of the holiday season by entering our gingerbread house decorating contest!

To enter, pick up a rules/entry form with recipes at the Urbana Regional Library Children's Desk. The gingerbread houses will be judged by friendly library staff.

Preschool Storytime

Date: 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Early literacy begins with you! Help your preschooler develop the five early literacy practices that every child needs to succeed. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Is your curious toddler transitioning from baby to child? Transition to Twos nurtures this exciting time in your child’s development through books, movement, music and rhymes. We’ll begin learning to play with others, wait turns, and listen to stories, as well as dance, sing, laugh and have fun! This storytime is designed specifically for caregivers and children 18 months to 30 months.

MinecraftEDU Club

Date: 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Explore the world of MinecraftEDU! Join us for exciting challenges, where you will work in groups to accomplish tasks in different MinecraftEDU Worlds. Ages 8-12. Registration required.
*This club is not meant as an introduction to Minecraft, therefore previous Minecraft playing experience is preferred.*

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