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April 2012 Programs

  1. 1. A p r i l 2 0 12P rog ra ms
  2. 2. V is it U s O n lin e !www.meadereads.org
  3. 3. C he c k O ut O ur E - R e a d e r s , K in d le s , N o o k s w it h E -B o o k sa n d F r e e D o w n lo a d s ! Download free music, videos, audiobooks, and e-books by visiting our website, www.meadereads.org
  4. 4. V is it t h eB o o Are you unable to getito e Meade k m o b l the ! County Public Library? Do you know that the MCPL Bookmobile can bring the library to you?  You can borrow books, magazines, audio books, movies, documentaries, and more at this library on wheels!  Call 422-2094 for a complete schedule of stops or request a visit to your community.
  5. 5. If W e D o n ’ t H a v e It , W e ’ ll F in d It F o r Yo u ! We’ll do whatever it takes to connect you with the information you need. If a book isn’t already in ourcollection, we’ll try to borrow it from another library- all at no cost to you!
  6. 6. A d u ltP rog ra ms
  7. 7. F re e C o mp ute r C la s s e s Word & Professional E-mailing Monday, April 2, 5:00-6:00 PM PowerPoint Monday, April 9, 5:00-6:00 PM Beginning Computers for Seniors Thursday, April 12, 2:00-3:00 PM Excel Monday, April 16, 5:00-6:00 PM
  8. 8. Zumba Mondays • 9:30-10:30 AM Thursdays • 6:30-7:30 PM(N O Zumba during Spring Break, April 1-7) Ditch the workout and join the party! Zumba is a Latin-inspired, easy to follow fitness party. Zumba’s fusion of international rhythms gets you moving, dancing, burning calories, and having fun!
  9. 9. P ila t e sMondays • 6:00-7:00 PM A body conditioning routine that helps build flexibility and long, lean muscles, strength and endurance in the legs, abdominals, arms, hips, and back. It puts emphasis on spinal and pelvic alignment, breathing to relieve stress and allow adequate oxygen flow to muscles, developing a strong core or center and improving coordination and balance.
  10. 10. Yo g a Wednesdays10:00 AM & 6:30 PM Improve your posture, mood, and concentration with free yoga classes! In addition to its stress-relieving capabilities, yoga has been doctor recommended for its core strengthening and spinal stabilization. All levels of experience welcome and no registration necessary.
  11. 11. B e g in n in gYo g aWednesdays • 5:00 PM his class is a perfect introduction to the many physical and mental benefits of yoga. o experience needed and all equipment is provided. Please sign up at the front desk.
  12. 12. N a a m Yo g a Saturdays• 9:00-10:30 AM Simple breath work and harmony of movement for eliminating stress and promoting vitality to organize, synchronize, coordinate and redirect your inner forces toward self-healing and happiness.
  13. 13. ArtQ u ilt in gFridays• 11:00 AM-2:00 PM oin us to make a quilt that is more than just a blanket… t is ART! sk at the front desk for details.
  14. 14. B ookD is c u s s io nTuesday, April 10 • friendly and PM Join our 6:00-8:00 lively book discussion of “One Thousand White Women” by Jim Fergus. Copies of the book are available at the front desk.
  15. 15. W r it in g G r o u p Wednesdays, April 11 & 25 5:00-6:30 PM Interested inwriting novels, poems, short stories oranything else,join the MCPLWriting Group.
  16. 16. M ys te r y B o o k D is c u s s io n Thursday, April 19 12:30-2:30 PM Join a suspenseful and intriguing mystery book discussion of a “Letter From Home” by Carolyn Hart. Copies of the book are available at the front desk.
  17. 17. B as ketW e a v in gWednesday, April 25 10:00-4:00 art of basket Discover the weaving! All levels of experience welcome and participants are asked to bring their own supplies. See front desk for details.
  18. 18. P re s c hool a nd T o d d le rP rog ra ms
  19. 19. Take the 50 Books Challenge and help your child prepare for success in school while earning prizes at the same time! Read or listen to all the books on our list of classic titles and receive a goodie bag, certificate, and FREE PRIZE BOOKto add to your home library. Lists are available for ages 0-12th grade, so the more you read, the more you win! See the Children’s Desk for more information.
  20. 20. T o t a lly N o n s t o p T o d d le r t im e Mondays• 10:00-10:30 AM & 4:30-5:00 PM • Ages 0-3Sing songs, make music, and shake out wiggles at thisenergetic story time! This is a perfect way to introduce your child to the library, help them socialize, andlearn important early literacy skills.
  21. 21. S to ry H o u r Tuesdays • 10:30-11:30 AM • Ages 3-6 Join us for stories, rhymes, music, sign language, a craft, and other activities that help promote literacy and language skills.
  22. 22. P a g e s & P la y Wednesdays, April 4 & 18 10:30-11:30 AM • Ages 2-6 Help children learn literacy skills through creative play with the library’s collection of educational toys.
  23. 23. A r t s a n d K id s Wednesdays, April 11 & 25 10:30-11:30 AM • Ages 2-6 Express yourself through music, dance, and art--and let the library clean up the mess! Experiment with different mediums and come ready to get creative. Art smocks provided.
  24. 24. E v e n in g S t o r y HourWednesdays • 4:30-5:30 PM Ages 3-6 Can’t make it to the morning story hour, then this is the time for you. All ages can join the fun of listening to stories, making crafts, doing activities and having fun.
  25. 25. K in d e r g a r t e n 10 1Thursdays • 10:30-11:30 AM Ages 4-5 Get ready for school success in this storytime that focuses on skills needed in kindergarten. Children attend independently while an adult caregiver remains in the library. Please register at the Children’s Circulation Desk.
  26. 26. L it t le P r in c e s s P a rty Monday, April 2 • 6:00-7:00 PM Ages 3-6Dress up yourpaper dolls in the new spring fashion line.
  27. 27. F a m ilyP rog ra ms
  28. 28. Home s hoolA d ve ntu re sFriday, April 6 • 1:00-2:00 PM
  29. 29. C ra ne H ous e Wednesday, April 18 5:00-6:30 PMTake part in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony…try your hand at fish painting… learn Japanese calligraphy from the Crane House.
  30. 30. E a rth D a y C e le b r a t io n Saturday, April 21 12:00-2:00 PMHelp the planet with recycled crafts: flowerpackets and pots
  31. 31. R e R u n C ra fts Monday, April 23 • 6:00-7:00 PMCatch up with what you may have missed:rockets, wood crafts and Earth Day Celebration. Drop in an join this program!
  32. 32. S p r in g F lin g Thursday, April 26 6:00-7:00 PMBe prepared for April showerswhen they bring May flowers.
  33. 33. F a m ily M o v ie N ig h t Monday, April 30• 5:30-7:00PM Now Showing:The Adventures of Tintin Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken shipcommanded by Haddocks ancestor.
  34. 34. Tw e e nP rog ra ms
  35. 35. Tw e e n B o a rd G a me sThursday, April 5• 5:30-7:00 PM Ages 7-11 Vote for 3 games and compete for prizes.
  36. 36. B o y s N it e Out Thursday, April 12 • 6:00-7:00 PM Ages 7-11Build andlaunch yourrockets!
  37. 37. G ir ls N it e OutThursday, April 19 • 5:30-7:00 PM • Ages 7-11 Fancy up your trinket wooden boxes.
  38. 38. Te e nP rog ra ms
  39. 39. Te e n Tu e s d a y Tuesdays • 3:00-5:00 PM Ages 11-17 April 3: A Picture and Popcorn April 10: Celebrate National Library Week April 17: Let’s Go Fly a Kite April 24: April Showers Bring May Flowers
  40. 40. Yu -G i-O h Saturday, April 7 • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Saturday, April 21 • 9:00-11:30 AM Ages 7-11Get your game on. Bring your cards and either play or trade.
  41. 41. J a pa ne s e A n im a t io n @ MC PL Wednesday, April 18 • 5:00-6:30 PM Ages 8-17Get a look at the newest anime and manga, watch anime movies, enjoy Asian snacks, and mingle with other Animaniacs!
  42. 42. C ra ne H ous e Wednesday, April 18 5:00-6:30 PMTake part in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony…try your hand at fish painting… learn Japanese calligraphy from the Crane House.
  43. 43. C A TC H A WA VE : Writing Series Thursday, April 9, 6:00-7:00 PM Celebrate National Poetry Month April is National Poetry Month. Try your hands at some familiar and not so familiary types of poetry. Thursday, April 16, 6:00-7:00 PM Wordless Books Find the word for a book with only pictures. A high school program!