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Family Craft Day

Pooches & Pages

Lap-Sit

Storytime

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28

Lap-Sit

Storytime

29

Toddler Thursdays

Painted Rock Scavenger Hunt

30

Lego Club

31
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Family Craft Day

Pooches & Pages

Lap-Sit

Storytime

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4

Lap-Sit

Storytime

Zen Gardens

5

Toddler Thursdays

Teen Night

6

Lego Club

7
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9

Pooches & Pages

Storytime

Lap-Sit

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11

Lap-Sit

Storytime

Half Day Movie Day: Rock Dog

12

Toddler Thursdays

13

Lego Club

14
15
16

Pooches & Pages

Lap-Sit

Storytime

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18

Lap-Sit

Storytime

Financial Workshop: Social Security

19

Toddler Thursdays

Teen Volunteer Meeting

Containers with Kevin

20

Lego Club

21
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23

Pooches & Pages

Lap-Sit

Storytime

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25

Lap-Sit

Storytime

26

Toddler Thursdays

27

8th Annual Teen Art Exhibit

Lego Club

28

8th Annual Teen Art Exhibit

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Family Craft Day

March 26 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Pooches & Pages

March 26 @ 4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
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Lap-Sit

March 26 @ 5:45 pm - 6:15 pm
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Storytime

March 26 @ 5:45 pm - 6:15 pm
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Lap-Sit

March 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Storytime

March 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Toddler Thursdays

March 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Painted Rock Scavenger Hunt

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Lego Club

March 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Family Craft Day

April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Pooches & Pages

April 2 @ 4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
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Lap-Sit

April 2 @ 5:45 pm - 6:15 pm
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Storytime

April 2 @ 5:45 pm - 6:15 pm
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Lap-Sit

April 4 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Storytime

April 4 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Zen Gardens

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Toddler Thursdays

April 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Teen Night

April 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Lego Club

April 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Pooches & Pages

April 9 @ 4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
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Storytime

April 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
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Lap-Sit

April 9 @ 5:45 pm - 6:15 pm
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Lap-Sit

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Storytime

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Toddler Thursdays

April 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Lego Club

April 13 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Pooches & Pages

April 16 @ 4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
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Lap-Sit

April 16 @ 5:45 pm - 6:15 pm
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Storytime

April 16 @ 5:45 pm - 6:15 pm
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Lap-Sit

April 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Storytime

April 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Toddler Thursdays

April 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Teen Volunteer Meeting

April 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Containers with Kevin

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Lego Club

April 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Pooches & Pages

April 23 @ 4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
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Lap-Sit

April 23 @ 5:45 pm - 6:15 pm
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Storytime

April 23 @ 5:45 pm - 6:15 pm
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Lap-Sit

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Storytime

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Toddler Thursdays

April 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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8th Annual Teen Art Exhibit

April 27 @ 9:00 am - April 28 @ 3:00 pm
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Lego Club

April 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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8th Annual Teen Art Exhibit

April 27 @ 9:00 am - April 28 @ 3:00 pm
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Learn about battlefields and war artifacts.  Two programs from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Grades 4 – 12 only.  Come early or stay after to visit the grounds, tank park, and hiking trail.  $5.00 per family.
Join us each week as we build, create, and use our imaginations with Legos. Duplo blocks will be available for children ages 4 and under. No registration required, walk-ins welcome.
High school and middle school artists may submit up to five pieces in any medium. Submission forms are required for each entry. Completed forms and art must be submitted by Friday, 4/20.
Toddlers and their caregivers can explore and play with different toys and sensory materials each week, develop fine and gross motor skills, as well as social interaction and language skills. Caregivers must accompany child during program. Recommend for ages birth-four years. Registration required
Storytime will begin with a show-and-tell time, where children will be able to share one show-and-tell item each with the group, followed by stories on various topics each week, and concluding with a related craft activity., Registration Required.
Lap-Sit is an interactive program for children ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers. You’ll sing songs, fingerplays, and enjoy reading time together. Registration is required, caregiver must attend with child.

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Upcoming Events

 
Learn about battlefields and war artifacts.  Two programs from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Grades 4 – 12 only.  Come early or stay after to visit the grounds, tank park, and hiking trail.  $5.00 per family.
Join us each week as we build, create, and use our imaginations with Legos. Duplo blocks will be available for children ages 4 and under. No registration required, walk-ins welcome.
High school and middle school artists may submit up to five pieces in any medium. Submission forms are required for each entry. Completed forms and art must be submitted by Friday, 4/20.