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Events and Happenings

ToddlerTime Tuesdays!

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:15am

The library offers two ToddlerTime sessions on most Tuesdays.  Session times are:

10:15am to 10:45am
11:00am to 11:30am

ToddlerTime is an early literacy experience intended for children 18-36 months old.  It includes listening to stories, puppets, and lots of music and movement.  ToddlerTime helps lay the foundation for learning in a fun and relaxed fashion.  This popular program is one of ELPL's Early Literacy programs that not only teaches and reinforces important pre-literacy skills, but also makes them fun for the child.

Upcoming sessions of ToddlerTime:

  • May 5
  • May 12
  • May 19
  • May 26


Added by Admin on Monday, April 6, 2015

ELPL 2.0 Maker Studio Workshop - Giant Tissue Paper Flowers

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:00pm

Let's celebrate spring with some giant flowers made of tissue paper.  This is a fun, easy, 70's craft that everyone can make and enjoy.  You can't make just one!  All ages welcome.


Photo courtesy of oliviasocean on deviantart.com


Added by Admin on Monday, April 13, 2015

Teen Crafternoon - Zentangle Art

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 3:00pm

Using the practice of zentangle, create a work of art.  According to wikipedia, Zentangle is a method of doodling that is more conscious and structured.  It is considered a meditative art form.  A basic Zentangle doodle consists of many patterns like dots, lines, curves, shapes, shades and figures all within a small 3 inch square.  Read more about Zentangles at:


This program is for tweens and teens.

Added by Lauren on Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Practice Your English

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Nov 18 2015 except Tue Nov 10 2015.
Wed, 04/29/2015 - 7:00pm

Join us for conversations to practice speaking and listening in English.

Upcoming sessions of Practice Your English:

  • May 6
  • May 13
  • May 20
  • May 27
Added by Lauren on Monday, April 6, 2015