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FREE Family library events for September 2014

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For families

Homeschool Hangout
Oglethorpe Mall Library, 925-5432
Tuesday, Sept. 2, 1 p.m.
Homeschoolers ages 7 to 12 and their families are invited to this specially designed program on the first Tuesday of each month. This month will be an introduction to Scratch programming. Learn to code animations and build games.

Family Game Night
Tybee Library, 786-7733
Tuesday, Sept. 2, 6:30 p.m.
The Tybee Library presents an evening for families to spend time together and play board games provided by the library. All ages.

Craft Extravaganza
Have fun creating crafts with family and friends. All ages.

Midway Library, 884-5742
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 4 p.m.

Hinesville Library, 368-4003
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 3 p.m.

Teddy Bear Campout at the Library
Pooler Library, 748-0471
Thursday, Sept. 4, 4p.m.
Bring your teddy bear or favorite stuffed animal for the campout storytime. After a few stories and songs, children of all ages can leave their stuffed animals at the library for a sleepover and then look for photos of their nighttime adventures at the library.

Baby Jamz
Pooler Library, 748-0471
Thursday, Sept. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Bring your family and friends as we crank up the tunes and boogie down in the library! A movement and music program, children and their caregivers get to play musical instruments, sing and dance together. Ages 0 to 4.

Arts, Crafts & other Hands-on Fun

Preschool Craft
W. W. Law Library, 236-8040
Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.
Craft projects for preschoolers.

Crafty Kids
Rincon Library, 826-2222
Wednesday, Sept. 3, 3 to 5 p.m.
Springfield Library, 754-3003
Thursday, Sept. 4, 3 to 5 p.m.
This drop-in craft program for children ages 5 to 12 features projects based on favorite books.

Family Knitting Group
Southwest Chatham Library, 925-8305
Experienced knitters share their techniques and teach beginners and those working a socks project during this family style program. Ages 8 and up. To register and for information on supplies, call the Southwest Chatham Library Children’s Department at 925-8305.
Saturday, Sept. 6, 10 a.m. (Beginners)
Saturday, Sept. 6, 11 a.m. (Socks Project)
Saturday, Sept. 13, Socks Project at 11 a.m.
Saturday, Sep. 20, Socks Project at 11 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27, Socks Project at 11 a.m.

ARTattack!
Rincon Library, 826-2222
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 3 to 5 p.m.
Springfield Library, 754-3003
Thursday, Sept. 18, 3 to 5 p.m.
This drop-in program features projects based on the works of famous artists. Ages 5 and up.

Art Smart
Thunderbolt Library, 354-5864
Wednesday, Sept. 3, 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 4 p.m.
Simple art projects for ages 8 to 14.

Simple Science
Thunderbolt Library, 354-5864
Monday, Sept. 8, 4 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 22, 4 p.m.
Simple science activities for ages 8 to 14.

Geronimo Stilton Party
Springfield Library, 754-3003
Thursday, Sept. 11, 4:30 p.m.
Stop the presses! The Springfield Library is hosting a party celebrating the editor of the Rodent Gazette, Geronimo Stilton. With Mad Libs, puzzles, crafts, and a cheese-tasting, this party has something for everyone. Ages 7 and and up.

LEGO(r) Club
Midway Library, 884-5742
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 4 p.m.
Hinesville Library, 368-4003
Wednesday, September 10, 3 p.m.
Think you’re a master LEGO(r) builder? Join our LEGO(r) Club to hone your skills. Our monthly meetings will include a themed LEGO(r) build where you can create your own masterpieces! You may even find you work on display in the library. Ages 5 and up.

LEGO(r) Club
Rincon Library, 826-2222
Saturday, Sept. 13, 3 p.m.
Springfield Library, 754-3003
Thursday, Sept. 25, 4:30 p.m.
Your LEGO(r) challenge starts with a story, then you use our LEGO(r) bricks and your imagination to create something spectacular. You may even find your work on display in the library.

Teen Potter Party
Hinesville Library, 368-4003
Saturday, Sept. 13, 3 p.m.
Are you a Harry Potter wiz? Can you pass our O.W.L.’s? Come make your own wand, try Harry Potter themed snacks, and geek out with other Harry Potter fanatics. Ages 12 to 18.

Archaeology Time with Indiana Jenn
Rincon Library, 925-8305
Monday, Sept. 15, 4 p.m.
In this hands-on program, children ages 4 and up will learn what tools archaeologists use, why archaeologists dig in the dirt, and what they find when they dig. Indiana Jenn, aka Jennifer Nash, is a professional archaeologist and adjunct instructor at Georgia Southern University.

“My Little Pony” Party
Oglethorpe Mall Library, 925-5432
Monday, Sept. 15, 4 p.m.
Meet the ponies of Ponyville with fun stories, games and crafts. Ages 4 to 12.

After School @ Your Library: LEGO(r) Quest
Bull Street Library, 6523630
Mondays, 4:30 p.m.
Construct your own design using LEGO(r) bricks and display for it for the day. Ages 5 and up.

Kids Table Time Crafts
Bull Street Library
Tuesdays, 4:30 p.m.
Have a seat and enjoy making a craft to take home. Ages 5 and up.

After School @ Your Library : Game Day
Bull Street Library, 652-3630
Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m.
Relax your brain and enjoy puzzles, board games and more. Ages 5 and up.

Drop In Art Talk
Bull Street Library, 652-3630
Thursdays, 4:30 p.m.
Join talented art instructors for informal drop in drawing session. Ages 6 to 9.

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