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Upcoming Events for Kids

Check out whats coming up soon at the libraries below or see the full Calendar of Events.

Cuentos y Libros/Stories & Books

When: Saturday, August 30 at 1:00 PM
Where: Headquarters Branch
Description:

Each Saturday, stories will be read in both English and in Spanish.  Talented bilingual volunteers will read stories in Spanish and library staff will read in English. The program will end with a craft.  For the whole family.

Participarán  estudiantes talentosas, que leerán en ambos idiomas (español e inglés).  Después de la activad de lectura, los participantes harán una actividad manual.  Estas actividades son gratis para toda la familia.  Esta es una gran oportunidad de aprender inglés para unos y español para otros.  Pueden participar desde los niños hasta los abuelos de su familia.

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Preschool Storytime

When: Wednesday, September 3 at 10:30 AM
Where: Lovejoy Branch
Description: Preschool story time will be offered every Wednesday for 3-6 year olds. Activities will include stories, songs, finger plays, movement, crafts, and movies. For more information and to register your child please call the library at 770-472-8129. Groups are welcome but must register in advance.

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Pajama Rama Storytime

When: Wednesday, September 3 at 7:00 PM
Where: Headquarters Branch
Description:

Come have fun with us while we explore new stories and themes each week through books, music, games, and crafts.  You may wear your pajamas, bring a blanket or stuffed animal.   

No registration - For all ages.

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Baby Talk

When: Thursday, September 4 at 10:00 AM
Where: Headquarters Branch
Description:

This program is an hour of one-on-one interactive play, songs, finger plays, rhymes, Souns® and book sharing time for parents, caregivers, or grandparents with their young ones.  You must register in advance.  However, you need only register one time for the entire series.

This program is for children ages newborn-20 months.  Due to the concern for the safety of these young children, older children, up to age 6, may not accompany the Baby Talk attendees.  Alternate arrangements must be made for older children.  


 

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FALL STORYTIME

When: Thursday, September 4 at 10:00 AM
Where: Riverdale Branch

Storytime for Groups & Families

When: Thursday, September 4 at 10:00 AM
Where: Forest Park Branch
Description:

GROUPS MUST PRE-REGISTER.  For ages 3-6 years old with caregivers and for families. Each class or group is limited to one story time per month UNLESS additional space is available.

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Family Movie and Craft

When: Saturday, September 6 at 2:00 PM
Where: Forest Park Branch
Description:

By tying thousands of balloons to his home, 78-year-old Carl sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America. Russell, a wilderness explorer 70 years younger, inadvertently becomes a stowaway.

For more information on this movie, click the link below

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Grandparents Stories & Craft

When: Monday, September 8 at 6:30 PM
Where: Jonesboro Branch
Description: I know Grandparents Day has come and gone, but let's keep the celebration going by honoring them with stories about grandparents. After the stories, you can make a special craft for your grandparents.

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Family Movie Night

When: Monday, September 8 at 6:30 PM
Where: Jonesboro Branch
Description: A preteens life is changed after befriending a new girl in school and their friendship leads them on an adventure of their life.


For more information on this movie, click the link below

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Cards~Community~Connection for Families

When: Wednesday, September 10 at 4:00 PM
Where: Headquarters Branch
Description:

Clayton County community leaders will read their favorite children's book in honor of National Library Card Sign-Up Month.

For all ages   

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Roald Dahl's Birthday Celebration Movie

When: Thursday, September 11 at 4:00 PM
Where: Lovejoy Branch
Description:

Celebrate Author Roald Dahl's birthday with a viewing of the movie Williy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.  Follow Charlie's fantastic voyage of discovery in the land of chocolate.  This movie is rated G and is 98 minutes in length.  For additional information, contact Xavier Scott at 770-472-8129 or via email at xaviers@claytonpl.org.  Please feel free to bring any snacks for your enjoyment during the movie.

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Saturday Family Movie

When: Saturday, September 13 at 2:00 PM
Where: Jonesboro Branch
Description: A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches.

Parents or caregivers are welcome to come too, but must stay with younger children during the movie. Feel free to bring your own refreshments. Rated PG

For a review of today's movie, go to: CommonSenseMedia

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