Children's Programs

Music on the Terrace: September 19 - Project Natale
International Talk Like a Pirate Day
Celebrate Constitution Week
Science of Music with Mr. Jon
Explorer's Club: Let's Explore Bridges

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Bring the whole family for an evening of storytime fun. We’ll read, move, and rhyme with a different theme each week. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements. Almost bedtime? Feel free to wear your pajamas.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Bring the whole family for an evening of storytime fun. We’ll read, move, and rhyme with a different theme each week. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements. Almost bedtime? Feel free to wear your pajamas.

Pizza Your Homework

Date: 
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Event Type: 
Does homework seem to pile up when you're not looking? Do you get overwhelmed and not know where to start? Or is it just simply boring? The library will help you work through that pile of essays and math assignments with the ultimate in brain food - pizza! Join us every Thursday night for a pizza party and where a librarian will be on hand to help you get your best out of the worst - homework.

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
Shiver me timbers! It's International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Calling all ye land lubbers to join us in the festivities. Perhaps you might spot our captain walkin' about on deck, too! Costumes not required but are encouraged and welcome.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Is your curious toddler transitioning from baby to child? Transition to Twos nurtures this exciting time in your child’s development through books, movement, music and rhymes. We’ll begin learning to play with others, wait turns, and listen to stories, as well as dance, sing, laugh and have fun! This storytime is designed specifically for caregivers and children 18 months to 30 months. Registration is available two weeks before the monthly program series begins.

*CANCELLED* Habla Espanol? A Special Storytime!

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
The next Spanish storytime will be October 24. Take advantage of your child's natural language learning abilities: bring him or her to this special storytime in Spanish presented by Cynthia Fraga-Canadas from Mount St. Mary's University. Sing songs, listen to stories, and introduce your child to another language! Ages 2-5, with an adult.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 11:15am to 11:45am
Is your curious toddler transitioning from baby to child? Transition to Twos nurtures this exciting time in your child’s development through books, movement, music and rhymes. We’ll begin learning to play with others, wait turns, and listen to stories, as well as dance, sing, laugh and have fun! This storytime is designed specifically for caregivers and children 18 months to 30 months. Registration is available two weeks before the monthly program series begins.

Celebrate Constitution Week! (for ages 3-5)

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Celebrate this historic anniversary by traveling back in time to learn about the Constitution! Step into our time machine and visit with Ben Franklin as he teaches us about Colonial life and the Constitution. Ben will show us how to play some colonial games, construct a tri-corner hat and even help us to write with a quill. Registration Required. (For ages 3-5)

Celebrate Constitution Week! (For ages 6-12)

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Celebrate this historic anniversary by traveling back in time to learn about the Constitution! Step into our time machine and visit with Ben Franklin as he teaches us about Colonial life and the Constitution. Ben will show us how to play some colonial games, construct a tri-corner hat and even help us to write with a quill. Registration Required. (For ages 6-12)

Friends of the Urbana Regional Library Fall Book Sale

Date: 
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Event Type: 
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The Friends of the Urbana Regional Library host their fabulous semi-annual book sale to benefit the library! Choose from a wide variety of titles for all ages. The prices can't be beat! All proceeds support programming and other needs of the library. Come check out what's for sale and ask about how you can become a Friend of the Library!

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