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Gearing Up For Fall

Posted August 08, 2012 in Community Featured, Norwalk

Norwalk Easter Public Library wants to invite all community members to a Family Fun Day on Saturday, Oct. 1.

The Family Fun Day is the promised rescheduled Friends of the Library Carnival from July 4th that had to be postponed due to weather. We are also hosting the Family Fun Day to thank you for all your support this last summer as we were able to host our largest summer reading program ever. We had 1,061 youth participants, 344 adult participants and more than 75 youth volunteers. The summer reading program for kids was to Dream Big. And that is exactly what we did when we asked the community to help us reach our goal of more than 1,000 kid/teen participants. We also dreamed big when we tried the adult program for the first time ever. We look forward to next year’s program for everyone in our community.

In the meantime, the library is also starting to gear up for a fall. We will not be having storytimes during the month of August to give us a chance to plan for the fall programming. Please watch our electronic-newsletter, website, or Facebook for more information.

However, here is a sneak peak at some of the upcoming programs @ the Norwalk Library.

Storytimes resume on Sept. 4
Wee Ones: Infants up to 18 months Wednesdays, Sept – May 8, 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Time: 18 months to 3 years old Thursdays, Sept – May 9, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime – 3 to 6 years old Tuesdays, Sept – May 7, 10:30 a.m.

Lego Club
School-aged children kindergarten – fourth grades are welcome to join us for Lego Club from 1 – 2 p.m. on early out Wednesdays beginning in September. Teens in grades 5 – 12 may participate in Lego Club from 2 – 3 p.m. Join us for lots of fun and make your own Lego creation! Lego Club Dates are: Sept 19, Oct. 24, Nov.14, Dec. 5, Jan. 23, Feb. 6,March 6, April 17 and May 15.

American Girl Club
Kids second grade and up who love the American Girl book series will enjoy crafts, games and stories during our American Girl Club which meets monthly on Thursdays from 3:30 – 4:30p.m. (Participants do not need an American Girl doll in order to attend). American Girl dates are: Sept. 13, Oct. 18, Nov. 15, Dec. 13, Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 14, April 18 and May 16.

Everyone is welcome at Family Night
Please join us the third Monday of each month October through May from 6 – 8 pm for games, movies, crafts, treats and more.  Family Nights will meet the following dates: Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19, Dec. 17, Jan. 21, Feb. 18, March 18, April 15, and May 20.

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