Friday, May 1, 2015

Festival of Folktales Show Tickets on sale starting May 19

Our Festival of Folktales will be on Tuesday, June 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There will games, crafts, balloons, music and facepainting. Chick-fil-A and Lion's Club will be selling food.
During the event we are holding 3 special shows. Tickets for each show are $4 each or one can buy a ticket to all three shows for $10. All this shows are in the Library Theater. The shows are as follows:
Dr. Cory, Percussionist Storyteller  11:15 a.m.
Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards  12:30 p.m.
Prismatic Magic Laser Show            2:15 p.m.

We are also selling tickets to see "Elsa" in her Frozen Kingdom. Children will be greeted by Elsa and parents may take pictures. A special treat will be give to the children as they leave the Tabby Theater.
Tickets are $1.00 each. Only the child "visiting" Elsa needs a ticket. Tickets are limited and go on sale May 19. Visiting times are between 11:30-1:00 and between 1:30 to 3:00.

Teen Summer Program Volunteer Applications Now Online

Teens 12 -17 years old who are interested in volunteering for our Summer Reading Program registering children, teen and adults and handing out prizes and/or are interested in volunteering for our Festival of Folktales can fill out an online application. Click on the  link

Festival of Folktales Date is Tuesday, June 23. Volunteers needed from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Summer Reading Program starts June 22 and ends July 31.

All teen volunteers are invited to attend a pizza party and movie on Saturday, August 1 at 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Cinderella Ballet Tickets on sale now.

Don't miss out. There are still plenty of tickets for Ballet Etudes Cinderella being performed on Tuesday, May 19 and Wednesday, May 20 at 4:00 and 7:00 p.m.  Tickets are $5 per person.                      

This ballet is roughly 60 to 75 minutes long and takes place in the Library Theater. Tickets may be purchased at the Children's Desk.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Family Evening Pajama Storytime May 14

Come and enjoy stories and songs. Children may wear their pajamas (but they don't have to) to storytime.  Attending children will receive a vegetable seed packet. National Charity League will be serving cookies to the children afterward.

Thursday, May 14 at 7:00 p.m. in the Tabby Theater.

Family Evening Pajama Storytime is held the first Thursday of the month. This event is FREE.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Next BARK read aloud is May 2

B.A.R.K (Beach Animals Reading with Kids) will be held in the Talbert Room from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Children ages 4 to 12 years old can read aloud to dog. Books are available from the children to choose from. It is a great way for children to practice their reading skills.

BARK is held the first Saturday of the month  throughout the year.

There is also a BARK Read-Aloud for special needs children and adults held the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Tabby Theater.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Central Library Homework Club

The Central Library's Homework Club will be starting on Monday, September 22. It is held in the downstairs Maddy Room (next to the Coffee Cart) from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. New and returning students and their parent will need to register with the homework coordinator before tutoring will start. Registration starts at 3:15 p.m. and takes place in the Maddy Room before the start of each Homework Club session. Once a child has registered for the year, the child does not need to register again until the following school year.

Students need to bring their homework and worksheets with them to homework club. Adults and high school juniors and seniors interested in being tutors and volunteering a minimum of 1 1/2 hours per week should email Barbara at

Homework Club runs September 22, 2014 through May 20, 2015. Homework Club does not meet during the Fall, Winter and Spring breaks.

The library also offers FREE online year round tutoring seven days a week from 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. with their database, BRAINFUSE. Connect with online tutors who can help students with elementary learning topics as well as algebra, geometry and calculus.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Bedtime Pajama Storytimes held the second Thursday of each month

Pajama Evening Storytime is held the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Tabby Theater. Children may wear their pajams to this 30 minute storytime and bring their teddybears. There will be songs, stories and puppets relating to that month's theme. National Charity League hands out cookies to the children after storytime.