Love Your Library: A Friends of The Library Event

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Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Visit the library today with the whole family. Create a Valentine 'make and take' craft, play games and more. Meet the neighbors who help the Friends of the Library and discover how you can get involved. There's no obligation. Just stop, say hello and share your love of the Emmitsburg Library.

Poketown Gym! – A Pokemon Trading Card League for all ages!

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Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 1:45pm to 4:45pm
The Poketown Gym, an official Pokemon League, provides a place for you to get together with other fans of Pokemon to have some fun. Use your own cards to make decks and play with others. You can also bring your Pokemon Video Games for exciting head-to-head battles. You can play, trade, and earn cool prizes like special promotional cards and booster packs, all for free!

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

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Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The PAWS to Read program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. PAWS to Read dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs are live animals.*

Pop-Up Lab

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Monday, February 16, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Urbana Library presents the Pop-Up Lab! When school is closed, the library is open! Join us from 10:00am until 4:00pm. Each Pop-Up Lab will feature a new, self-guided activity for kids to enjoy on their day off. No registration required. Jan. 26 - Ink Pen Chromatography; Feb. 13 - Vintage Tech Lab; Feb. 16 - Cup Architecture; April 2 - Friendship Bracelets; April 3 - Tangrams

Time for Twos

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Monday, February 16, 2015 - 10:15am to 10:45am
Nurture your two year old's love of books through music, movement, and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. Registration is available two weeks before the monthly program series begins.

Babies with Books

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Monday, February 16, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Learning to read begins BEFORE your child starts school - as a matter of fact, it begins at birth! Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and activities. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

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