Family Movie: Mary and the Witch's Flower
Jul
21
1:00 PM13:00

Family Movie: Mary and the Witch's Flower

Join us every third Saturday of the month for a family film in the GHCL Annex! This month we’re showing Mary and the Witch’s Flower, from the talented filmmakers at Studio Ghibli, this film is the story of Mary who finds a flower that grants her magical powers, but for only one night. Common Sense Media recommends this film for children ages 8 and up, who are fans of adventure and magic. It is rated PG.

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

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Rock, Roll, n’ Read with Greta Pedersen
Jul
26
11:00 AM11:00

Rock, Roll, n’ Read with Greta Pedersen

Enjoy lively rock, blues & reggae rhythms. We’ll make up a song reflecting the audiences’ favorite books and characters. Older youth assist with drumming, playing spoons & percussion. All join in with singing, clapping, and sign language.

Disfruta de ritmos animados de rock, blues y reggae. Formaremos una canción que refleje los libros y personajes favoritos de la audiencia. Los jóvenes mayores ayudan a tocar la batería, tocar cucharas y percusión. Todos se unen con cantos, palmadas y lenguaje de señas.

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

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Lego Creativity Club
Jul
28
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 / The event is free

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Sean Powers Shadow Puppets
Aug
2
11:00 AM11:00

Sean Powers Shadow Puppets

Come see Sean Powers’ unique and fun performance of one of the world’s oldest forms of puppetry! His shadow plays are based on folktales from all over the world and are engaging and fun for all ages. He has performed at over 60 schools and libraries in northern California, and we’re very excited to have him here.

Everyone is invited / This event is free

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PJ Storytime
Aug
4
10:00 AM10:00

PJ Storytime

Start the weekend right with a special lazy story time 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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Penny's Puppets: the Puppet Town Musicians
Aug
9
11:00 AM11:00

Penny's Puppets: the Puppet Town Musicians

Families are invited to a fun, musical performance by Penny and her puppets. This year there is a new show inspired by the German folktale the Bremen Town Musicians. Come see the Puppet Town Musicians! Penny’s Lovable puppets want to begin new lives. They have grown older and feel useless at the farm. They all decide to leave the country life together and head towards “Puppet Town” to create a band. Enjoy this original musical puppet production where music and friendship shine through. You are never too old to make new friends.  

Everyone is invited / The event is free

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Lego Creativity Club
Aug
11
3:00 PM15:00

Lego Creativity Club

This is our regular visit from Master Builder Blair Archer, at an irregular time. The end of summer celebration and Mini-Market made it necessary to reschedule. So all children (who don't eat LEGOs) are invited to come and play and build this weekend instead! Let's build something fun together!

Everyone is invited / The event is free

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Family Movie: Moana
Aug
18
1:00 PM13:00

Family Movie: Moana

Join us every third Saturday of the month for a family film in the GHCL Annex! This month we’re showing the smash-hit Moana! This film follows Moana on her journey to stop a dangerous blight, and save her island home. This film is rated PG and has some scary scenes with a lava monster and giant crab. It is recommended for families and children age 5 and up, all ages are welcome to attend.

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

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Teen Karaoke
Aug
24
6:00 PM18:00

Teen Karaoke

Teens are invited to sing out! We’ll be using YouTube to have a great variety of musical options available. There will be fog, lights, snacks, and more. See you there! This program is intended for teens.

¡Los adolescentes están invitados a cantar! Usaremos YouTube para tener una gran variedad de opciones musicales disponibles. Habrá niebla, luces, refrigerios y más. ¡Te veo allí! Este programa está dirigido a adolescentes.

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

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Family Concert with Mark Kroos on Double Neck Guitar
Jul
19
1:00 PM13:00

Family Concert with Mark Kroos on Double Neck Guitar

Come to learn about a unique instrument and hear amazing music! Mark Kroos plays 2 guitar necks at the same time in a primarily instrumental style characterized by Folk, Celtic and Bluegrass influence with a highly explosive live performance.  This is an entertaining and informative performance that is great for all ages!

¡Ven a aprender sobre un instrumento único y escucha música increíble! Mark Kroos toca 2 cuellos de guitarra al mismo tiempo en un estilo principalmente instrumental caracterizado por influencias Folk, Celtic y Bluegrass con una actuación en vivo altamente explosiva. ¡Este es un espectáculo entretenido e informativo que es ideal para todas las edades!

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

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Teen Karaoke
Jul
18
3:30 PM15:30

Teen Karaoke

Teens are invited to sing out! We’ll be using YouTube to have a great variety of musical options available. There will be fog, lights, snacks, and more. See you there! This program is intended for teens.

¡Los adolescentes están invitados a cantar! Usaremos YouTube para tener una gran variedad de opciones musicales disponibles. Habrá niebla, luces, refrigerios y más. ¡Te veo allí! Este programa está dirigido a adolescentes.

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

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Rad Music and Juggling with Corey Jenks
Jul
16
1:00 PM13:00

Rad Music and Juggling with Corey Jenks

Jenks creates super rad rock music for kids! You'll dance with an awesome dinosaur, laugh at goofy original songs, and watch Jenks juggle all sorts of things. Bring the whole family and let's party!

¡Jenks crea música rock súper rad para niños! Bailarán con un dinosaurio impresionante, se reirán de las divertidas canciones originales y verán a Jenks hacer malabares con todo tipo de cosas. ¡Trae a toda la familia y diviértanse!

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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¡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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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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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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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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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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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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