Reggae for Kids with Aaron Nigel Smith
Jun
28
11:00 AM11:00

Reggae for Kids with Aaron Nigel Smith

Come see the first in a series of family concerts this summer at Garden Home Community Library. On Thursday June 28th  at 11:00 a.m. it’s music and movement time with award winning children's music performer Aaron Nigel Smith! Come sing, dance and play to his original reggae, folk and funky songs.

Everyone is invited / This event is free

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LEGO Creativity Club
Jun
30
1:00 PM13:00

LEGO Creativity Club

This is our regular visit from Master Builder Blair Archer, who comes to the Library Annex on the last Saturday of each month with piles of LEGO for all ages (who don't eat LEGOs). Let's build something fun together!

This event is free / Everyone is invited

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Build-A-Band
Jul
5
11:00 AM11:00

Build-A-Band

Join us to make fun instruments from recycled materials like paper towel rolls, plastic bottles, and rubber bands. We’ll make shakers and simple drums. This activity is appropriate for children ages four and up.

Everyone is invited / This event is free

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PJ Storytime
Jul
7
10:00 AM10:00

PJ Storytime

Back by popular demand! Start the weekend right with a special lazy storytime where we’ll read fun stories and eat breakfast foods together. Pajamas are highly recommended but not required.

Everyone is invited / This event is free / Snacks are provided

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¡Uno, Dos, Tres Andrés!
Jul
12
11:00 AM11:00

¡Uno, Dos, Tres Andrés!

Join Latin Grammy winner 123 Andrés for high-energy songs in Spanish and English! Find out why Billboard Magazine calls 123 Andrés “a rockstar for little language learners.” Andrés gets families moving and singing!

¡Únanse al ganador del Grammy Latino 123 Andrés para escuchar canciones de alta energía en español e inglés! Descubran por qué la revista Billboard llama a 123 Andrés "una estrella de rock para los pequeños estudiantes de idiomas". ¡Andrés hace que las familias se muevan y canten!

Everyone is invited / Todos están invitados / The event is free / El evento es gratis

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Game Truck
Jul
12
2:00 PM14:00

Game Truck

Loaded with a massive library of video games, a climate controlled game theater is pulling up to your local WCCLS library this summer! Enjoy life-sized Jenga and other games while you wait your turn! This program is intended for teens.

Cargado con una enorme biblioteca de videojuegos, ¡un teatro de juegos con clima controlado se acerca a su biblioteca WCCLS local este verano! Únete a¡Disfruta de Jenga en tamaño natural y otros juegos mientras esperas tu turno! Este programa está destinado a adolescentes.

Teens are invited / Los adolescentes están invitados / The event is free / El evento es gratis

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Techno-Crafts
Jun
21
2:30 PM14:30

Techno-Crafts

Join us for our monthly making event for children! We’ll have a variety of stations set up including Snap Circuits, art stations, and paper circuits. This event is held every third Thursday of the month..

Everyone is invited / This event is free

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Family Movie Matinee: Early Man
Jun
16
1:00 PM13:00

Family Movie Matinee: Early Man

Join us every third Saturday of the month for a family film in the GHCL Annex! This month we’re showing Early Man, from the director of Wallace and Gromit, this film follows Caveman Dug as he starts the new sacred game of “football”. Common Sense Media recommends this film for children ages 6 and up, due to some potty humor. It is rated PG.

Everyone is invited / This event is free

 

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LEGO Creativity Club
May
26
1:00 PM13:00

LEGO Creativity Club

This is our regular visit from Master Builder Blair Archer, who comes to the Library Annex on the last Saturday of each month with piles of LEGO for all ages (who don't eat LEGOs). Let's build something fun together!

This event is free / Everyone is invited

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Family Movie Matinee: Paddington 2
May
19
1:00 PM13:00

Family Movie Matinee: Paddington 2

Join us every third Saturday of the month for a family film in the GHCL Annex! This month we’re showing Paddington 2, the sequel to 2015's adorable (and critically acclaimed) adaptation of Michael Bond's beloved English books. Common Sense Media recommends this film for children ages 6 and up, due to some scary scenes. It is rated PG.

Everyone is invited / This event is free / Popcorn will be provided

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Techno-Crafts
May
17
1:00 PM13:00

Techno-Crafts

Join us for our monthly making event for children! We’ll have a variety of stations set up including Snap Circuits, art stations, and paper circuits. This event is held every third Thursday of the month.

Everyone is invited / This event is free

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Free Comic Book Day!
May
5
11:30 AM11:30

Free Comic Book Day!

Join us for the annual celebration of comics! We will have stickers, raffle prizes for all ages, and of course, there will be FREE COMICS! You don’t have to be present to win the raffle. You get two entries if you come in costume! Our emphasis is on comics for children and teens, but there are lots of locations celebrating this event with more titles for adults. Find them at: https://www.freecomicbookday.com/

Everyone is invited / This event is free / Yes, the comics are FREE

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Family Movie Matinee: How to Train Your Dragon
Apr
21
1:00 PM13:00

Family Movie Matinee: How to Train Your Dragon

Join us every third Saturday of the month for a family film in the GHCL Annex! This month’s Viking feature is the beloved How to Train Your Dragon. The son of a Viking chief must capture a dragon in order to mark his passage into manhood and prove his worthiness to the tribe in directors Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois' adaptation of Cressida Cowell's popular children's book.

Everyone is invited / This event is free

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LEGO Creativity Club
Mar
31
1:00 PM13:00

LEGO Creativity Club

This is our regular visit from Master Builder Blair Archer, who comes to the Library Annex on the last Saturday of each month with piles of LEGO for all ages (who don't eat LEGOs). Let's build something fun together!

This event is free / Everyone is invited

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Tea in Middle Earth: A Tolkien Reading Day Celebration
Mar
25
11:00 AM11:00

Tea in Middle Earth: A Tolkien Reading Day Celebration

Join us for a Middle Earth Tea Party, complete with tea in fancy cups, lembas bread and other snacks. Songs and stories will be performed by Katrina Ehrnman-Newton and more songs performed by Riona Abhainn. Special thanks to the Time Travelers Costume Guild for co-hosting. Feel free to come in costume to be part of the fun!

Everyone is invited / This event is free / Snacks are provided

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Spring Splendors & Seed Swap
Mar
24
1:00 PM13:00

Spring Splendors & Seed Swap

Join us for an all-ages seasonal program with a seed swap, paper flower making, music, and refreshments. The Seed Swap allows gardeners to meet and exchange seeds for fruit and vegetables.  Contact the library for additional information. The craft is child friendly.

Everyone is invited / This event is free / Snacks are provided

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Family Matinee - Coco
Mar
17
1:00 PM13:00

Family Matinee - Coco

Every third Saturday of the month, we hold a family movie matinee at the Annex. This month's film is Coco, by Pixar Animation Studios. "Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer." (IMDb)

Everyone is invited / This event is free / Snacks will be provided

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Andrea, Preston, and Brittany: a Celtic Celebration
Mar
10
1:00 PM13:00

Andrea, Preston, and Brittany: a Celtic Celebration

Join us for Irish music, dance, Welsh songs and tunes! This Celtic event celebrates both St Davids Day and St Patrick’s Day. St David is the patron saint of Wales and St Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland. Featured performers Andrea Wild, Preston Howard and Brittany Ramsey will showcase traditional folk music and dance from these distinct Celtic cultures.

Everyone is invited / This event is free

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Teen Movie: Thor: Ragnarok
Mar
7
4:00 PM16:00

Teen Movie: Thor: Ragnarok

Join us to watch Thor: Ragnarok on our big screen and eat pizza! “Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela” –IMDB This film is rated PG-13.

Teens are invited / This event is free / Pizza is provided

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CANCELLED: PJ Storytime
Mar
3
10:00 AM10:00

CANCELLED: PJ Storytime

We're very sorry but due to staff illness this program is cancelled. 

Back by popular demand! Start the weekend right with a special lazy storytime where we’ll read fun stories and eat breakfast foods together. Pajamas are highly recommended but not required.

Everyone is invited / This event is free / Snacks are provided

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LEGO Creativity Club
Feb
24
1:00 PM13:00

LEGO Creativity Club

This is our regular visit from Master Builder Blair Archer, who comes to the Library Annex on the last Saturday of each month with piles of LEGO for all ages (who don't eat LEGOs). Let's build something fun together!

Everyone is invited / This event is free

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Harlem Renaissance Storytime
Feb
23
3:00 PM15:00

Harlem Renaissance Storytime

We’re celebrating black history month with a special musical storytime. We’ll have stories featuring musicians and poets like Langston Hughes and Melba Liston. We’ll also have LIVE music on trumpet and percussion for you to hear and a craft to make and take home.

Everyone is invited / This event is free

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Family Movie Matinee: The Princess and the Frog
Feb
17
1:00 PM13:00

Family Movie Matinee: The Princess and the Frog

Join us for our monthly family movie and popcorn! This month we’re showing the Disney film, The Princess and the Frog, a beautifully animated story about the hardworking and resourceful Tiana and her dream to open the best restaurant in New Orleans. Her effort is interrupted by Prince Naveen who has been transformed into a frog. The film is rated G, and includes some scary scenes.

Everyone is invited / This event is free / Snacks are provided

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African American Read In
Feb
5
9:00 AM09:00

African American Read In

Come by anytime today to read poetry and short fiction by African American authors as we start celebrating Black History Month! There will be books to check out as well as short pieces printed for all ages to read in the library.

Everyone is invited / This event is free / Drop-in event

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