Scrabble-Thon!

Get Ready for Scrabble-Thon!

A fun & exciting Scrabble® tournament & fundraiser. 100% of all proceeds of the tournament fund basic literary services.

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2nd Saturday Concert Series

2nd Saturday Concert Series

Free concerts on the second Saturday of every month!
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When: Friday, January 30, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Grab your friends and head to the library for a afternoon of fun and competition. Challenge your friends to a game of Clue, Monopoly, Battleship, Apples to Apples and many more! We will also have two games of Scrabble setup for those practicing for the Scrabble-Thon.
When: Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Group book discussion: Yo antes de ti / Me Before You by JoJo Moyes will be discussed.
When: Monday, February 02, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Join Mrs. Cox as she tells stories and leads activities to help preschoolers prepare for kindergarten. Ages 4-5 years.


When: Monday, February 02, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

A hands-on learning experience with the goal of having fun, gaining knowledge, and enjoying true sportsmanship. Ages 6-12 years.
When: Tuesday, February 03, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Early literacy storytime involving parents and children using music, books and playful activities. Ages 1-3 years.
When: Wednesday, February 04, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Turrentine Room

Early literacy storytime for babies and parents/caregivers using fingerplays, rhymes, books, and music. Newborn to 2 years.
When: Wednesday, February 04, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

Our Esco Teens Create program offers the best of both worlds. Earn community service while creating an item for a community organization and also work on a Valentine's Day themed project to take home. Supplies are limited. Ages 11-18.
When: Thursday, February 05, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Childrens Room

Hands-on craft time for children. Supplies may be limited. Ages 3-5 years.
When: Friday, February 06, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Turrentine Room

A fun book discussion, craft, and snacks related to Ben Hatke's graphic novel, "Zita the Spacegirl." To check out a copy of the book, you must register at the Children’s Desk. Ages 9-12.
When: Friday, February 06, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Teen Area

Grab your friends and head to the library for a afternoon of fun and competition. Challenge your friends to a game of Clue, Monopoly, Battleship, Apples to Apples and many more! We will also have two games of Scrabble setup for those practicing for the Scrabble-Thon.

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We are always looking for ways to improve your Library experience. On June 19, 2014, we switched to a brand new check-out system and online catalog called Encore.

In order to help you get acquainted with our new system, we are offering you some guidance:

Locations & Hours

Main Library

239 S. Kalmia St.
760-839-4684

Main Library

Mon, Tues: 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Wed, Thurs, Fri: 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Technology Center

2245 E. Valley Parkway
760-839-4395

Mon - Thurs: 12 p.m.- 6 p.m.
 

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