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Icon of the event Lego Fun
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Join us for some great lego challenges. All ages welcome. No registration required. No groups permitted.

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Make It With Paper
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Create a "wild" collage in this fun and interactive session. No registration required. No groups permitted.

Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Sat Jul 02
Icon of the event Summer Gamemakers
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Ever wanted to make your own video game? This workshop will introduce participants to videogame controls involving non-traditional "controllers". No programming experience required! This program is for teens ages 12 and up. R...

Icon of the event Makey Makey
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

An interactive demonstration with Makey Makey, a great way to learn about electronics by interacting with everyday objects. Learn to make a banana into a piano and play-doh into a Super Mario game controller. Registration is ...

Icon of the event Photography 101: Your Community Through Your Eyes
Sat Aug 20, 2016 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Youth will learn the basics of photography in this one day workshop. They will be provided with a camera and have the opportunity to take pictures of their local community and get feedback from the instructor throughout the d...

Icon of the event Super Smash Bros Brawl Tournament
Thu Jun 30, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Tired of gaming alone at home? Join your friends for an epic Wii tournament of Super Smash Bros Brawl! Bring along a buddy and play for GLORY and PRIZES on the big screen at Fairview Library. Game and controllers will be prov...

Icon of the event Cartooning and Animation Workshop
Fri Jul 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Main Street

Animator and Character Designer in Animation, Enzo Avolio, leads this workshop for youth in Cartooning and Animation. Enzo has over 20 years of experience and has animated for both Warner Bros. and Disney T.V., designing char...

Icon of the event Wild Wednesday: Crafternoon
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Spend a wild afternoon getting artsy and crafty. Make it and take it home! For ages 6 and up. Drop-in, no registration required. Large groups must inquire ahead of time. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395...