Library Activities

MONTGOMERY CITY-COUNTY

PUBLIC LIBRARY

Storytimes & Summer Reading Program Events

 

Juliette Hampton Morgan Memorial Library (Main Branch)

245 High Street / 240-4999

Preschool Storytimes

Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m.

No storytime in August; programs resume in September.

Coliseum Branch

840 Coliseum Boulevard

271-7005

Preschool Storytime

Thursdays @ 10 a.m.

There will be no storytime during the month of August.

We hope to see you September 7.

Total Solar Eclipse Watch

August 21 from 1-3 p.m.

We will have information about the total solar eclipse available

to interested patrons on August 18 and 21. The times specified for our viewing area

are for August 21 with the eclipse beginning at 12:03,

with maximum viewing at 1:34, and ending at 3 p.m.

Parent Pre-school Activity Center

Every three weeks we will have a new activity to enhance the five senses and further develop

your child’s thought processes. This is an activity where parent and child explore together.

Elementary Programs

Fun With Ukuleles

August 2 at 4:30 p.m.

Come to a ukulele jam; beginners are welcome.

Lego League

There will be no Lego League during the month of August.

See you September 12 and 26 at 4 p.m. for our new Lego season.

Governor’s Square Branch

2885-B E. South Blvd.

284-7929

Tuesdays: Preschool Storytimes (Ages 3-5)

No storytime in August; programs resume in September.

Hampstead Branch Library

5251 Hampstead High St., Ste. 107

244-5770

Pre-school Storytime for ages 1-4

Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m.

August 1

 Ice Cream Should I Share My Ice Cream?

Ice-Cream Larry

Activity: Giant Paper Popsicle Craft

August 8

Back to School Flight School

Mittens at School

Activity: Bookmark craft

August 15

Apples Ten Red Apples

Apple Harvest

Activity: Apple Tree Craft

August 22

Space Toys in Space

Mush, a Dog from Space

Activity: Alien Spaceship Craft

August 29

Leaves Leaves

Fletcher and the Falling Leaves

Activity: Paper Plate Leaves craft

Other Events

 

Build Your Own Series: “Space” August 9 from 3:45-5:15 p.m. (Please RSVP by August 4)

The start of a new series of monthly events on building or crafting a themed project.

Open to all ages but RSVPs are needed for supplies.

Rufus A. Lewis Branch

3095 Mobile Hwy.

240-4848

Storytimes

Wednesdays @ 10 a.m.

No storytime in August; resumes in September.

Young Adult Programming

Mondays in August (7, 14, 21 & 28)

     Dungeons and Dragons @ 3 p.m.

Our teens found a “Karameikos: Kingdom of Adventure” box and have been

setting up a weekly Dungeons and Dragons group. We are learning how to play the game

together and much fun is had by all. Come join us and let the adventuring begin!

Thursdays in August (3, 10, 17, 24 & 31)    

Afternoon Anime @ 4 p.m.

Thanks to the folks at CrunchyRoll.com we will watch some great anime episodes this week.

Refreshments will be provided.

Fridays in August (4, 11, 18 & 25)

 Friday Film @ 4 p.m.

Join us for popcorn, soda and a great movie! Every Friday we will watch a feature film

decided by participants at the previous week’s showing!

E.L. Lowder Branch

2590 Bell Road

244-5717

Pre-school Storytimes

Fridays @ 10:15 a.m.

There is no storytime in August.

See you on Friday, September 1.

Other Happenings @ EL Lowder Regional Library

 

The Lowder Chess Club meets every week! If you have always wanted to learn

how to play chess or if you want someone to play, meet us from

10 a.m.-12:45 p.m. every Saturday, sharp. All ages and levels are invited!

No need to pre-register.

Registration is required for Gamers Club as there is a limited number of slots available.

Participants may sign up for 3:30-4:30 p.m. or 4:30-5:30 p.m. The next meeting is August 11.

Complete rules are available at the Circulation Desk at Lowder Regional Library.

Registration is also required for the Lowder Lego League on third Friday afternoons

of the month from 4-5 p.m. Next meeting is August 15. Complete rules are available

at the Circulation Desk at Lowder Regional Library.

Our new Young Classic Book Club will meet Thursday, August 3, and will meet

the first Thursday of each month on a regular basis. This book club is open

to anyone but is planned with young adults in mind and will be reading

young adult and children’s classics (some of which are assigned reading).

Our third book is The Pearl by John Steinbeck.

Pike Road Branch

9585 Pike Rd. / 244-8679

facebook.com/pikeroadbranchlibrary

Story Time

 

For Ages Three Through Six

Mondays @ 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Sing a few songs, read two or more picture books and make a craft.

August 7

School starts next week!

Pirates Go to School

August 14

 The solar eclipse is happening next Monday.

Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me

August 21

Today is solar eclipse day.

Mousetronaut

August 28

 We’ll enjoy an “Elephant and Piggie Presents” book today.

Elephant and Piggie Like Reading!: The Cookie Fiasco

Toddler Time

For Ages One through Three

Wednesdays @ 10 a.m.

Children and grown-ups enjoy songs, stories and nursery rhymes.

August 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

Book ManiaKs Book Club

for third grade and up

Wednesday, August 17, at 4:15 p.m.

The ManiaKs will discuss The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis..

 

Pine Level Branch

20 Kohn Dr., Pine Level

584-7144

 

 

Pintlala Branch

255 Federal Rd., Hope Hull

281-8069

Mrs. Sandra Berry, Librarian

 

No storytime in August; programs resume in September.

Ramer Branch Library

5444 State Highway 94

(334) 562-3364

Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m

 

No storytime in August; programs resume in September.

 

 

Bertha P. Williams Library

(formerly Rosa L. Parks Branch)

1276 Rosa L. Parks Ave./240-4979

Storytime Tuesdays @ 10 a.m.

All storytimes include song and dance.

Storytime is on break until September!

Young Adult Programs

 

Mid-Afternoon Movie

August 18 @ 3:30 p.m.

Join us for a movie after work or school. Bring snacks, suggest

titles for future viewings, talk with friends or make new ones.

Movies will be PG-13 rating or lower, but parents are responsible for researching movie

before allowing children to view. Today’s movie: The Lorax (PG)

Run time: 1 hr 27 min

Homework Assistance Schedule

The following branches will provide after-school homework assistance

on the days listed below beginning September 12 and ending May 11.

Mondays at 6 p.m. Rufus Lewis Library 240-4848

Tuesdays at 5 p.m. Coliseum Branch Library 271-7005

Tuesdays at 6 p.m. Morgan Library 240-4999

Wednesdays at 6 p.m. EL Lowder Library 244-5717

Thursdays at 4 p.m. Governor’s Square Library 284-7929

Please contact one of the libraries above for additional information and assistance.

Homework assistance is provided as a community service by the members

of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, & Zeta Phi Beta Sororities, Inc.

Additional assistance is provided by employees of the City of Montgomery

and Alabama State University, and other community partners.

Autauga-Prattville Library

254 Doster Street, Prattville

 Call 365-3396 or visit

http://www.appl.info

Storytime Schedule

Tuesdays beginning August 8

10 a.m. for ages 3-5

Toddler Storytime

Fridays beginning August 11

9:30-10 a.m. for ages 6-17 months

10:30-11 a.m. for ages 18-24 months

Elementary Book Club

Thursdays, from 2-3 p.m.

Stories and crafts designed for children in grades K-2. Registration required.

Teen Writing Club

Thursdays, from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Fun, interactive activities for writing stories.

During each session, we will focus on a different aspect of writing.

 

FREE Workshop on 30-Minute Meals! Join local food blogger and culinary expert Stacey Little

Thursday, August 10

5:30-6:30 p.m. Autauga Prattville Public Library To register for this event, visit http://www.appl.info.

 

Millbrook

3650 Grandview Road

285-6688 or visit

http://library.cityofmillbrook.org/

or look for us on Facebook!

 

Preschool Storytime

Thursdays at 10 a.m.

Stories, crafts and refreshments!

Wetumpka

212 S. Main St.

(next to Wetumpka Depot)

567-1308 or visit

www.wetumpkalibrary.com

Preschool storytimes

Tuesdays & Fridays at 10 a.m.

August 1 & 4

School

August 8 & 11

Goodnite, bedtime

August 15 & 18

Cars, trucks and trains

August 22 & 25

Dinner

August 29 & September 1

Music