Preschool Storytimes

Wednesday November 22, 2017: 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm -- Westgate Branch: West Side Room

This event is intended for age 2–5 years

Join us for stories and songs for listeners age 2 to 5 years, accompanied by an adult.

Siblings are welcome.

Letterpress Lab

Wednesday November 22, 2017: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Secret Lab

Learn the basics of letterpress printing using handset type!

Workshop participants will learn how to compose, lock-up, and print a small project on AADL’s historic Kelsey and Vandercook letterpresses. Library staff and guest instructors will lead these workshops. Follow along with our scheduled activity or plan your own project—you’re the designer!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPANTS:

This program involves direct handling of lead-based type and is therefore not suitable for small children.

Preschool Storytimes

Friday November 24, 2017: 10:00 am to 10:30 am -- Westgate Branch: West Side Room

This event is intended for age 2–5 years

Join us for stories and songs for listeners age 2 to 5 years, accompanied by an adult.

Siblings are welcome.

Balloon Critters

Friday November 24, 2017: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Westgate Branch: West Side Room

This event is intended for grade K-5

Learn a few tricks to turn balloons into fun creatures!

Popsicle Stick Flashlight

Saturday November 25, 2017: 10:00 am to 11:00 am -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for grade K - 5

Make your own flashlight! This hands-on project uses a battery, an LED light, and simple circuits.

ARMS: Arms Race

Saturday November 25, 2017: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room

This event is intended for grade 6 - adult

This is your call to arms.

Have you ever wanted extendable ARMS to punch someone on the other side of the room? Get all up in arms, and unleash a "rush attack" against your opponents.

All-Ages Mario Kart 8 DELUXE!

Sunday November 26, 2017: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room

This event is intended for all ages

We are switching things up. It's a Mario Kart 8 Tourney for kids, teens, and adults!

Bring the family for an afternoon of fun!

Actor/Writer Jon Glaser Discusses Comedy And His Career

Sunday November 26, 2017: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for grade 6 - adult
This event will be recorded

Spend a delightful afternoon with actor and writer Jon Glaser as he discusses television and his comedy career. Jon Glaser created, starred in, and co-wrote the TV shows Neon Joe Werewolf Hunter, Jon Glaser Loves Gear, and Delocated. He played Councilman Jamm on Parks and Recreation, and Laird on HBO's Girls. Other TV credits include Inside Amy Schumer, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and "Wonder Showzen."

Film credits include Trainwreck, "Be Kind Rewind," and "Pootie Tang." Cartoon voice work includes Bob's Burgers, Archer, "Lucy: Daughter of the Devil," TV Funhouse, and Aqua Teen Hunger Force. He appeared as Video Cowboy in the ESPN web series "Mayne Street," and he created, wrote, directed and starred in a series of web shorts for Comedy Central called "Tiny Hands."

As a writer and consultant, Jon's credits include Inside Amy Schumer, "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," "The Dana Carvey Show," "Human Giant," and "Cheap Seats." He has written several stories for The New York Times Magazine, and his writing has also appeared in ESPN The Magazine, The Onion A.V. Club, and online for New York Magazine.

His first book, My Dead Dad Was In ZZ Top was published by Harper Perennial, and he wrote and directed the music video for Bob Mould’s Star Machine.

Make a Fairy Doll!

Sunday November 26, 2017: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade K-5.

Do you just LOVE fairies? We'll show you how to make your own fairy doll.

Minecraft Workshop - CANCELLED

Sunday November 26, 2017: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grade 3–8

There will be no Minecraft workshop this Holiday Weekend.