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Story Time Schedule

Teeny Tiny Time: Story Time for Ages 0-2 - Fridays at 10 am

Join Ms. Karen for stories, music, rhymes, and finger plays--fun for little ones ages 0-2! Let your little one sit, sing, wiggle and waggle for 20 minutes of interactive fun. Register here.

Small Fry Friday- Story Time for ages 3-5 - Fridays at 10:45 am

An active story time with books, games, energetic songs, creative activities, and simple science! Ideally for ages 3-5. Providing your preschooler thirty minutes to read, play, learn and create. Register here.

Sensory Friends Story Time - 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 3:30 pm

Welcome families with special needs. This story time includes music, stories, and movement for kids through young adults with autism, sensory processing, or other developmental needs. Register here.

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Capstone e-books and Pebble Go now available through the Alabama Virtual Library!


Lego League - Tuesday, April 25 at 4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Free play with our bricks and blocks for kids up to 11 years old. Register here.

May the Fourth Be with You Day - Thursday, May 4 at 4pm 

Intergalactic family fun! Activities include: Creation Station, Lego® Station, and a skit by our Shelby 4H Drama Club. Wear a costume if you like or receive a free Star Wars mask while supplies last. All kids must be with an adult. Register here.

Meet the Author: Lisa McNair - Tuesday, May 9 at 6:15pm

Adults and students in middle school and high school are invited to meet author Lisa McNair a sister of one of the four girls killed in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing in 1963. She has written a book, Dear Denise: Letters to the Sister I Never Knew. She’ll give a talk, there will be Q & A, books for purchase, and light refreshments. Register here.

Science Saturday: Paper Airplanes - Saturday, May 13 at 10:30am

Kids ages 6 to 11 years old can learn about aerodynamics and make their own paper airplane.  Kids under age 8 must be with an adult. Register here.

UNIDOS LEEMOS : A Family Literacy Workshop - Wed, May 17 at 4pm

¡Programa especial para padres en Español! Unidos Leemos es un taller diseñado por El Consejo de Alfabetización para padres de habla hispana con niños. Los padres escucharán a un experto explicar, en español, la importancia de leer a sus hijos en su lengua materna. Los padres estudiarán un libro infantil en español/inglés en el taller que podrán conservar para llevar a casa.El Consejo de Alfabetización apoya la alfabetización en el primer idioma como el camino hacia la alfabetización en inglés para nuestra comunidad. Unidos Leemos fortalecería la alfabetización en el primer idioma para padres e hijos, y alentaría a los padres a buscar más oportunidades de aprendizaje de inglés para hablantes de otros idiomas (ESOL). Register here.

Library Safety Note

This is a reminder to parents that it is not safe for young children to be left in the library alone and unsupervised by their parents and caregivers. Please remember, although our library is small, it is a public place. Be safe, not sorry.

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