Children's Programs

Music on the Terrace September 26th: Dustbowl Revival
Minecraft Club
Celebrate Constitution Week
International Talk Like a Pirate Day
Explorer's Club: Let's Explore Bridges

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
Shiver me timbers! It's International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Calling all ye land lubbers to join us in the festivities. Perhaps you might spot our captain walkin' about on deck, too! Costumes not required but are encouraged and welcome.

*CANCELLED* Habla Espanol? A Special Storytime!

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
The next Spanish storytime will be October 24. Take advantage of your child's natural language learning abilities: bring him or her to this special storytime in Spanish presented by Cynthia Fraga-Canadas from Mount St. Mary's University. Sing songs, listen to stories, and introduce your child to another language! Ages 2-5, with an adult.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
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. Registration is available two weeks before the monthly program series begins.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 11:15am to 11:45am
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. Registration is available two weeks before the monthly program series begins.

Celebrate Constitution Week! (for ages 3-5)

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Celebrate this historic anniversary by traveling back in time to learn about the Constitution! Step into our time machine and visit with Ben Franklin as he teaches us about Colonial life and the Constitution. Ben will show us how to play some colonial games, construct a tri-corner hat and even help us to write with a quill. Registration Required. (For ages 3-5)

Celebrate Constitution Week! (For ages 6-12)

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Celebrate this historic anniversary by traveling back in time to learn about the Constitution! Step into our time machine and visit with Ben Franklin as he teaches us about Colonial life and the Constitution. Ben will show us how to play some colonial games, construct a tri-corner hat and even help us to write with a quill. Registration Required. (For ages 6-12)

Friends of the Urbana Regional Library Fall Book Sale

Date: 
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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The Friends of the Urbana Regional Library host their fabulous semi-annual book sale to benefit the library! Choose from a wide variety of titles for all ages. The prices can't be beat! All proceeds support programming and other needs of the library. Come check out what's for sale and ask about how you can become a Friend of the Library!

Preschool Science Fair

Date: 
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
This hands-on event is a fantastic way to experiment with basic scientific concepts using a variety of tools and materials. Explore and learn as you travel through 4 fun science fair stations. Be prepared to get a little messy. Register early as space is limited!

Friends of the Urbana Regional Library Fall Book Sale

Date: 
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 12:00am
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The Friends of the Urbana Regional Library host their fabulous semi-annual book sale to benefit the library! Choose from a wide variety of titles for all ages. The prices can't be beat! All proceeds support programming and other needs of the library. Come check out what's for sale and ask about how you can become a Friend of the Library!

Read to a New Dog Friend - Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy pet! The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog or cat. But not just any dog or cat. R.E.A.D. pets are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children. This program is held every 4 weeks. Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16.

Allergy Alert! The dogs and cats are live animals.

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

Date: 
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The PAWS to Read program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. PAWS to Read dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs are live animals.*

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