Live Experiences: May 4 – 9

Don't let our library closures keep you from connecting with us. Let’s meet virtually! This week we're hosting more fun online programs where you can continue to learn new skills, attend storytime, and use our online resources from your computer.

Monday, May 4, 2020

At Home Storytime With Deidre
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Who's ready for songs and a story? Enjoy rhymes, signs, and giggles with Deidre and her trusty dog, Hero.


Musical Jamboree With Kayla Marie
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Join us to rock out and sing during Musical Jamboree with Kayla Marie! Bring your makeshift scarf, shaker, and some pots and pans to bang on. Don't forget to download the lyric sheet!


Bilingual Spanish/English Storytime With Erica
Cuentos Bilingües en Español/Inglés Con Erica
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Join us for bilingual stories about animals and songs the whole family will enjoy in English and Spanish. Children of all ages are welcome.

Acompáñenos y disfrute de cuentos sobre animales y canciones, bilingües en inglés y español que toda la familia disfrutará. Los niños de todas edades son bienvenidos.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Spanish/English Music Playtime With Kenny
Tiempo de Juego Musical Bilingüe en Español/Inglés Con Kenny
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Bring your favorite musical instrument to our Spanish/English bilingual Music Playtime event! We'll sing, dance, and play music together for all to enjoy.               

¡Traiga su instrumento favorito a nuestro Tiempo de Juego Musical bilingüe en español y inglés! Cantaremos, bailaremos y tocaremos música juntos para que todos lo disfruten.


Preschool Storytime With Angela
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Come along with Angela on a reading adventure for Preschool Storytime. Hear new stories or old favorites and sing along to fun songs that the whole family can enjoy!


Mandarin/English Storytime With Shao Mei
少媚的普通話和英語故事時間
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Let's have some fun while we sing songs, do movements, and learn Mandarin in a bilingual storytime! We'll read stories about family this week!

在這個雙語故事時間裡,我們會一起唱唱歌和動一動身體!我們在開心的氛圍裡學習普通話!我們這個禮拜會講有關家人的故事!


Create With Kelly!
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This week we will explore the work that architects do to design and construct buildings. Create a blueprint for your own building design and learn techniques for constructing a model of your design using repurposed materials.

To make the blueprint you'll need something to draw with such as a pencil, crayon, or marker and paper.
To build a model of your design you'll need any combination of the following materials: cardboard, toilet paper rolls, food or other product packaging, sticks, string, fabric and/or any other material you think would work well for building the model - we’ll also use scissors, glue, and tape if you have them!

Afternoon Doodling With Lynne
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Grab your pencil and paper and doodle along! We'll work some more on drawing expressions and poses.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Baby Storytime With Adrienne
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
It's time to have fun with our littlest library kiddos. Our fun activities, songs, and rhymes are all developmentally appropriate for babies from birth through toddlerhood.


How to Draw Anything (Part 1) With Debbie
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Come doodle with us! With just a piece of paper and a pencil or pen, we can use our imaginations to draw something amazing!


How to Draw Anything (Part 2) With Lynne
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Now that we've drawn with our imaginations, stick around to start building off your doodles with a crash course in how to use reference!


Open Lab With Ricardo
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
We're going to make all types of chemical reaction explosions (Part 1) in this pre-recorded event! For the fullest experience, we recommend you have these items on hand: vinegar, yeast, baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, dish soap, food coloring, cooking oil, and Alka-Seltzer.


Toddler Sing-Along Jam With Ashley
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Visit with Ashley in this pre-recorded event for a half-hour of songs and stories to entertain your active little one, along with some simple free play activities they can do at home.


Family Storytime With Michelle
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Laugh, sing, and dance along to songs and stories from the comfort of your bed in this pre-recorded storytime.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Spanish/English Music Playtime With Kenny
Tiempo de Juego Musical Bilingüe en Español/Inglés Con Kenny

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Start your morning off with some fun sing-alongs! Join Kenny and his guitar for another Spanish/English bilingual Music Playtime program!               

¡Comience su mañana con algunas canciones divertidas! ¡Únete con Kenny y su guitarra para nuestro Tiempo de Juego Musical bilingüe en español y inglés!


Preschool Storytime With Angela
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Looking for a storytime for your preschooler? Look no further! Read new fun books and sing silly songs or rhymes with Angela at Preschool Storytime!


English Conversation Club With Emily, Kajah, & Rosemary
Club de Conversación en Inglés Con Emily, Kajah, y Rosemary
英語會話俱樂部
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Improve your English and make new friends—all online! Practice your speaking skills with native speakers and other English language learners in a small group. Open to all skill levels for adults 18 and over. This online event is limited to 15 people, so please click below to register.

Mejore su inglés y haga nuevos amigos, ¡todo en línea! Practique sus habilidades del habla con hablantes nativos y otros estudiantes del inglés en un grupo pequeño. Está abierto a todos los niveles de habilidad. Para adultos mayores de 18 años. Hay espacio para 15 participantes, así que haga clic abajo para registrarse.

在網上就能提高您的英語水平而且還可以結識新朋友!您可以和母語是英語的人士和其他英語學習者練習口語。我們用幾個人為一組的形式來練習英語。只要您年滿18歲或以上就可以參加。歡迎不同英語水平的人士來參與。這將是使用Zoom作為平台的一個線上活動。請點擊下面的鏈接來報名。會議的鏈接會在活動的當天發送給您。活動可接受15個人的報名。


Mandarin/English Storytime With Min-I
旻邑的中英雙語故事時間
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Join us for a fun storytime in both Mandarin and English! We'll sing songs, do fingerplays and read a great story together! All kids are welcome!

請跟我們用中英雙語一起唱歌,動動身體,讀一本很棒的故事書!不限年齡,歡迎所有孩子參加!


Yoga Storytime With Rachel
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Let's go on a yoga adventure in this pre-recorded event. Join Rachel for story-inspired yoga movement and mindfulness the whole family will enjoy.


Afternoon Doodling With Lynne
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Get your drawing supplies ready as we join Lynne for another drawing session, wherein we'll face a brand new prompt to challenge our drawing skills!

Friday, May 8, 2020

At Home Storytime With Deidre
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Enjoy bounces, bops, and bears (of the teddy variety) at storytime today!


Mango Languages With a Twist: Featuring David, Ismael (Spanish), & Rosemary
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Are you ready for a virtual language learning adventure? This week we’re continuing to learn Spanish using Mango Languages, the online language-learning platform that is free to library card holders! Optional: Feel free to follow along with us in Mango using your own computer, tablet, or smart phone.

Instant Check Out With Kanopy Films Featuring Kajah & Debbie
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Learn how to use Kanopy, our free movie streaming service . We'll show you how to access critically-acclaimed independent films, documentaries, and quality children's programming with your library card.


Open Lab Con Ricardo (En Español)
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Vamos a hacer todo tipo de explosiones de reacción química Parte 1! Para una experiencia más completa, le recomendamos que tenga a mano estos artículos: vinagre, levadura, bicarbonato de sodio, peróxido de hidrógeno, jabón para lavar platos, colorante para alimentos, aceite de cocina y set-alka.

Toddler Sing-Along Jam With Ashley
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Missing your library storytime? Meet us online in this pre-recorded event for songs and stories to get your little one singing and moving, plus some ideas for easy art projects they can do by themselves at home.

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Family Storytime With Michelle
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Laugh, sing, and dance along to songs and stories from the comfort of your bed in this pre-recorded storytime.


¡Crear con Kelly! (En Español)
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
¡Haz libros, cuadernos, y zines! Esta semana te enseño técnicas sencillas para hacer tus propios libros en casa.

Para hacer el engrudo se necesita: harina de trigo, agua, un recipiente, y algo para mezclar los ingredientes.

Para esta actividad se necesita: 

  • papel para las hojas del libro como papel de cuaderno o papel para copias
  • papel para la cubierta del libro como cartulina o cartón
  • una liga
  • un hilo y aguja
  • tijeras y pegamento

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