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.

January 4

No Storytime

Happy New Years

January 11

Pigeon Presents!

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!

Craft.

January 18

Movie Day

We will watch the movie Frozen.

January 25

Ready for Fun?

Tanka Tanka Skunk

Is Everyone Ready for Fun?

Coliseum Branch

840 Coliseum Boulevard

271-7005

Preschool Storytime

Thursdays @ 10 a.m.

January 4

I am growing fast!

Stella and Roy

Oh My Baby Bear

Bear craft

January 11

Let’s find just the right home!

Blue Rabbit and Friends

Jake Stays Awake

Blue Rabbit craft

January 18

Let’s learn to help each other!

The Firefighters

A Different Little Doggy

Dog craft

January 25

It’s great to have friends!

Bear Wants More

Bear’s Loose Tooth

Bear craft

Parent Pre-school Activity Center

Twice a month, the table changes and 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

Color Coders

January 2 @ 4-5 p.m.

Join us as we color age-appropriate coloring sheets using colored pencils.

This is a great stress reducer, so come and melt away your stress!

Lego League

January 9 & 23 @ 4-5 p.m.

Come join the fun and creativity in our Lego League.

The Tinkering Table

January 16 @ 4-5 p.m.

Come join us as we help develop your creative abilities. On the third Tuesday of the month,

we will have an activity that will enhance the arts or encourage your engineering skills

by providing math and science projects geared specifically for boys and girls fourth grade and up.

*Today we will paint wooden cars. They will remain at the library until February.

Then you may take them home.

*Watch for upcoming information pertaining to our Spring Break activities utilizing the STEAM approach to excellence.

Governor’s Square Branch

2885-B E. South Blvd.

284-7929

Preschool Storytimes

Tuesdays @ 10 a.m.

January 2

Beautiful Birds Day

Duck, Duck Goose

The Little Red Hen: An Old Story

Craft

January 9

Celebrate Martin Luther King , Jr.

Young Martin’s Promise

Martin Luther King, Jr.Day: Count and Celebrate

Coloring sheet activity

January 16

Create with Blocks Day

Story about houses

Build houses and castles with blocks.

Share a story about creations.

January 23

Penguins Day

A Sweater for Duncan

Up and Down

Do the “Penguin Waddle” activity and a coloring page.

January 30

Fairytales

The Golden Goose

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Coloring page

Hampstead Branch Library

5251 Hampstead High St., Ste. 107

244-5770

Pre-school Storytime for ages 1-4

Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m.

January 9

Snowy Day

Waiting for Winter

Winter-themed craft

January 16

Bear Snores On

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Craft about how animals spend the winter.

January 23

Click, Clack, Moo

Chickens to the Rescue Make some super animals

January 30

If You Gve a Moose a Muffin

Ernest the Moose Who Doesn’t Fit

Make a moose to take home.

January 25

Paper Cuts 3:30-5 p.m. Come by for some paper crafting

focusing on origami. If you’re already skilled, some show off your creations.

Rufus A. Lewis Branch

3095 Mobile Hwy.

240-4848

Storytimes

Wednesdays @ 10 a.m.

January 3

Pete The Cat: Snow Daze

Snow Craft

January 10

Very Hungry Caterpillar

Flannel Board Story

Caterpillar Coloring Sheet

January 17

Library Lion

Lion Craft

January 24

Chewy Louie

Dog Coloring Sheet

January 31

I Took My Frog to the Library

Frog Craft

Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library

Young Adult Programming for January

Mondays in January (8, 22 & 29)

Rufus Lewis YA Bookclub @ 5 p.m.

Meet after school to discuss your latest read, the movie you saw over the weekend,

or that awesome track you discovered last week.

Wednesdays in January (3, 10, 17, 24 & 31)

Teens Write Club @ 5 p.m.

Whether your words turn into poems, short stories, novels, or just essays for class…

this club is for teens to gather and get their ideas on the page.

Thursdays in January (4, 11, 18 & 25)

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 January (5, 12, 19 & 26)

Friday Film @ 4 p.m.

Join us for popcorn, soda and a great movie! This month’s showings will be:

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, The Lego Ninjago Movie,

Despicable Me 3 and My Little Pony: The Movie!

E.L. Lowder Branch

2590 Bell Road

244-5717

Pre-school Storytimes

Fridays @ 10:15 a.m.

January 5

Is Everyone Ready for Fun?

If You Give a Pig a Party

Activity: New Year’s Dragon

January 12

The First Day of Winter

The Mitten

Activity: Mitten

January 19

If You Take a Mouse to the Movies

Popcorn

Activity: Popcorn

January 26

Pete the Cat Snow Daze

The Snowy Day

Activity: Snow

Lap Sit Time @ Lowder Library

Thursdays @ 10 a.m.

For ages 0 to 1 year. There is no craft associated with this program.

January 4

How Gator Says Good-bye!

Jack and Jill

January 11

Straight to the Pole

January 18

It is Time for…

January 25

Snow On Snow On Snow

Other Happenings @ EL Lowder Regional Library

The Young Classic Book Club meets January 4 from 4-5 p.m.

to discuss The Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson. On February 1,

the Young Classic Book Club will discuss Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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.

Gamers Club now meets the second Wednesday afternoon of the month (January 10).

You must pre-register to play either a 3:15-4:15 p.m. slot or 4:15-5:15 p.m. slot.

Parents must stay in the Main Area during play time.

Registration is required for the Lowder Lego League on third Wednesday afternoons

of the month from 3:15-4:15 p.m. Complete rules are available at the

Circulation Desk at Lowder Regional Library. Come sign up for January 17.

Come be a part of DEACT! And just what is DEACT?

Drop Everything And Color Time! All ages are invited

to spend the hour coloring the second Thursday of the month. Januaryr’s theme

is National Mail Order Gardening Month! Join us Thursday, January 11, from 4-5 p.m.

Join us Tuesdays from 4-5 p.m. for a new program – Study Break!

Everyone, from elementary to college age, is invited to drop by and

play a board game, put together a puzzle, color a picture, or even fill a page with doodles!

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.

January 1

No Storybook Times today for New Year’s Day.

January 8

The Baby Beebee Bird

January 15

No Storybook Times today for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 22

Wombat Walkabout

January 29

Groovy Joe: Ice Cream and Dinosaurs

Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown

Toddler Time

For Ages One through Three

Wednesdays @ 10 a.m.

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

January 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

Book Maniaks Book Club

for third grade and up

WednesdayJanuary 10, at 4:15 p.m.

The ManiaKs will discuss A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle.

Pintlala Branch

255 Federal Rd., Hope Hull

281-8069

Mrs. Sandra Berry, Librarian

Storytime

January 2 @ 11:15 a.m. Pre-K

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

Students will learn a dance today.

January 9 @ 11:15 a.m. Pre-K

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Mrs. Park’s Class

Make bookmarks

January 10 @ 1:45 p.m. 1st Grade

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Mrs. Park’s Class

Make bookmarks

January 11 @ 2 p.m. 2nd Grade

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Mrs. Park’s Class

Make bookmarks

January 16 @ 11:15 a.m. Pre-K

Snowballs

Make snowmen from an assortment of craft items

January 23 @ 11:15 a.m. Pre-K

Night-Night Alabama

Sing and dance

January 24 @ 12 p.m. 1st Grade

The Jacket I Wear in the Snow

Book discussion questions

January 30 @ 11:15 a.m. Pre-K

Huff and Puff’s Snowy Day

Make a cup of hot chocolate

Ramer Branch Library

5444 State Highway 94

(334) 562-3364

Bertha P. Williams Library

(formerly Rosa L. Parks Branch)

1276 Rosa L. Parks Ave./240-4979

Storytime Mondays & Tuesdays @ 10 a.m.

All storytimes include song and dance.

January 2

Bear Snores On

What About Bear?

January 8 and 9

Move Over Rover

Wiggle

January 16

Ms. Amy is on vacation so the Tree Lady will present a special program.

January 22 and 23

There’s a Tiger in My Soup

Wait for Me, Little Tiger

January 29 and 30

Dog Biscuit

Blue Chicken

Homework Assistance Schedule

The following branches provide after-school

homework assistance on the days listed below:

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 @ 10 a.m. for ages 3-5

Storytime, snacks and crafts

Designed for preschoolers

Toddler Storytime Fridays

9:30-10 a.m. for ages 6-12 months

10:15-10:45 a.m. for ages 13-24 months

11-11:30 a.m. for ages 25-36 months

Young Adult Writing Club

Every Other Thursday, from 4-5 p.m.

Ages 12-18 years

January 4

Star Wars at the Library @ 4-6 p.m.

Activities planned for elementary ages, but all are welcome. Come dressed

as your favorite rebel or empire character! Please register for this event.

January 11

Eat Well Live Well @ 6-7 p.m.

Health tips from a Certified Nutritionist.

January 18

Desserts and Disney @ 6-7 p.m.

Free tips and tricks for planning your Disney vacation

from a Disney World Travel Agent!

January 23

Money Makeover @ 5:30-7 p.m.

FREE event Learn: How to keep your Financial New Year’s Resolutions How to Successfully Save this Year How to Fix Your Finances Presented by MAX Credit Union

January 25

Financial Fitness @ 6-7 p.m.

Presented by Max Credit Union

February 1

Fit and Fabulous @ 6-7 p.m.

Exercise tips from a local fitness instructor.

Millbrook

3650 Grandview Road

Call 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)

Call 567-1308 or visit www.wetumpkalibrary.com

Preschool storytimes

Tuesdays & Fridays at 10 a.m.

January 2 & 5

Snow January 9 & 12

Snowmen

January 16 & 19

Penguins

January 23 & 26

Fairytales

January 30 & February 2

Jungle