Wednesday, January 10, 2007

January Activities

Don't miss out on all the fun at the library this month!

To Register for any of these programs please call 823-0156 Ext. 217

Story time At Home- Attend our one hour literacy workshop on how to re-create library story time at home. We will review early literacy skills and tricks to make reading to your child fun and
educational. Parents/Grandparents/Caregivers/ Child Care providers are welcome. Children
welcome to attend.

Birth-2 Year Olds– Wednesday, January 17 @ 7:00 p.m

Saturday, January 20 @ 10 a.m.

2-3 Year Olds– Wednesday, January 24 @ 7:00 p.m

LAPTOTTS-The Osterhout Free Library is pleased to announce the new Winter Schedule for the Verizon Reads LAPTOTTS ( Learning Assisted by Parents and Teachers on Technology for Tots) for children ages 2-5 and their parents/caregivers.

Monday, January 22, 2007 @ 12:00-12:45 p.m.

Thursday, January 11, 2007 @ 2:002:45 p.m.

Thursday, January 25, 2007 @ 2:00-2:45 p.m.

Verizon Reads Computer Workshops for Kids- The Osterhout Free Library is providing computer workshops for children ages 6-11. We will have playful computer activities including the internet.

Monday, January 15, 2007 @ 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Monday, January 29, 2007 @ 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Saturday, January 6, 2007 @ 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 20, 2007 @ 2:00-3:00 p.m

Preschool Storytime– Children participate in songs, stories, fingerplays, a craft project, and see a film! Kindergarten readiness skills are introduced at each session for four weeks.

Registration begins January 29, 2007 at 8:30 a.m.


Wednesdays, February 7-28 from 10:45-11:30 a.m.

Wednesdays, February 7-28 from 2:00-2:45 p.m.

Saturdays, February 10-March 3 from 10:00- 10:45 a.m.

Otaku Anime Group Meeting: Come join us to discuss your favorite Anime. Bring Anime books and talk about why you like Anime. Light refreshments will be served. Meets monthly, 2:00-3:00 p.m., beginning January 20. Call 823-0156 ext. 217 to register.

Teen Poetry Workshop: Come share your writing with Jim Warner of Wilkes University and other poets. Light refreshments will be served. New members welcome! Every Tuesday evening, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call 823-0156 ext. 217 to register.

Not Your Grandma’s Term Paper: Cut your homework time in half by learning how to use your computer efficiently to write a research paper. Find citable sources from your desktop, paste with keystrokes, organize electronically, add your own ideas, toss it all in your own custom template and violá! Research paper! You can even make Word do some of your typing for you! Note: You will NOT need 3x5 index cards, pencils or papers for this activity. January 27, 2007, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Call 823-0156 ext. 217 to register.

Teen Babysitting Course: Earn your American Red Cross certification and get ready to earn some money! Two-part course for babysitters ages 11-18. Tuition of $40, payable to the American Red Cross, is due at the library by January 26. Classes will be held on February 3 and 10, 2007 at 9:00-12:30 p.m. Call 823-0156 ext. 217 to register.

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