Cecilia Traub, 7, looks up while she listens to Caitlyn Shanley, education/events program associate with John and Mable Ringling Museum of Arts read, “Ada Twist, Scientist,” by Andrea Beaty at Shannon Staub Public Library in June.

By Erin Carter

For The Sun

Monday, Sept. 2

Closed for Labor Day.

Tuesday, Sept. 3

• Lego Club, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Work on your own creations or build as a team. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination. For children of all ages and their families.

• Teen Book Club, 5:30-7:30 p.m. A monthly book club for teens and tweens! Our theme is international travel. Explore the world with us and learn about other cultures. This program is recommended for ages 11 – 18.

Wednesday, Sept. 4

• Partners in Play, 10:15-11:15 a.m. Enjoy special uninterrupted play time with your child in our drop-in free Partners in Play parenting education groups. From birth to 5 years old. Offered by Forty Carrots Family Center. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the Youth Desk the day of the event.

• Adult Coloring Lounge 10:30 a.m.-noon. Get into the adult coloring craze! Join us for a fun and unique way to unwind, reduce stress, and express your creativity. All supplies will be provided. Artistic talent is not required. Refreshments are included.

• Baby Time: Welcome to Our World, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Join other families navigating the newborn phase in a supportive, fun, and informative class with Forty Carrots’ Parenting Educators. For parents, and babies from birth to 7 months old.

Thursday, Sept. 5

• Yak and Yarn, 10-11:30 a.m. Come and socialize with fellow knitting, crocheting and sewing enthusiasts! All skill levels welcome. Bring your current project to work on or create something new.

• Baby Time: Colors, 10-10:30 a.m. Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with your baby through stories, songs, parachute time and peek-a-boo scarf songs. For ages 0-2 years old.

• Toddler Time: Colors, 10:30-11 a.m. Featuring great stories, singing, dancing, and movement activities young children learn valuable skills and enjoy being with other children. For ages 2-4.

• Story Time: Colors, 11-11:30 a.m. Join us for a fun-filled morning of reading, songs, dancing, learning kindergarten readiness skills and craft activities. For ages 4-6.

• Open Lab in the Creation Station, noon-8 p.m. Come build, experiment, and create with our 3-D printer, laser cutter, sewing machines, and more. Recommended ages 5 and up.

• Growing Young Readers and Writers, 4-5:30 p.m. A club where reading and writing are fun! Nature is used to inspire young readers and writers. For ages 6 and up.

Erin Carter is the reference librarian for Shannon Staub Public Library


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