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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, December 14
@ 5 p.m.
Thursday Writing Club
Food For Thought is our December theme. Enveloped by the holiday season, we take our story writing and poetry into the kitchen. How does food influence December activities? Gail Hitt will be your server. All traditions welcome. Menu: December 7th-Breakfast Privacy December 14th-Lunch with Friends December 21st-Coffee Break December 28th- Dinner at the Homesick Resturant No reservations needed. All welcome.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Fri, December 15
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
STORYTIME: Read & Play
Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program. Limit of 15 children with their caregivers. First come / first serve basis.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, December 16
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
It's Bin Fun!
Toddlers and preschoolers can play and explore our various sensory bins that will encourage curiosity through touch, sight, and sound! Parent and child participation required. Ages 2 - 4 years old.
City Island LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, December 16
@ 1 p.m.
Movie: Wonder Woman
When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny. Stars Gail Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright. (Rated PG-13; 2 hrs 21 min; action adventure, fantasy)
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, December 18
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
City Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, December 18
@ 5 p.m.
City Island Book Club
Call or stop by the branch for more information.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Tue, December 19
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
STORYTIME: Circle Time
Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program. Craft Included. Limit of 15 children with their caregivers. First come / first serve basis.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 1 p.m.
The Island Writers
This is a group for all who are interested in writing professionally or personally. Regardless of experience level, we’re here to help each other become great writers. All are welcome, so come check us out!
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Tue, December 19
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
City Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, December 20
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
City Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, December 21
@ 3 p.m.
Lego League
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOS! Blocks of various sizes will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 5 -11.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, December 21
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
City Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, December 21
@ 5 p.m.
Thursday Writing Club
Food For Thought is our December theme. Enveloped by the holiday season, we take our story writing and poetry into the kitchen. How does food influence December activities? Gail Hitt will be your server. All traditions welcome. Menu: December 7th-Breakfast Privacy December 14th-Lunch with Friends December 21st-Coffee Break December 28th- Dinner at the Homesick Resturant No reservations needed. All welcome.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Fri, December 22
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
STORYTIME: Read & Play
Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program. Limit of 15 children with their caregivers. First come / first serve basis.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, December 23
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
It's Bin Fun!
Toddlers and preschoolers can play and explore our various sensory bins that will encourage curiosity through touch, sight, and sound! Parent and child participation required. Ages 2 - 4 years old.
City Island LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, December 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
STORYTIME: Circle Time
Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program. Craft Included. Limit of 15 children with their caregivers. First come / first serve basis.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, December 26
@ 1 p.m.
The Island Writers
This is a group for all who are interested in writing professionally or personally. Regardless of experience level, we’re here to help each other become great writers. All are welcome, so come check us out!
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Wed, December 27
@ 10 a.m.
Resume Workshop
Designed to assist in creating a new or updated resume. Topics include cover letters and resources for job opportunities. A flash drive is required.
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Thu, December 28
@ 1 p.m.
City Island Scrabble Club
If you’re looking for some friendly competition, then join our Scrabble Club! Come in and flex your vocabulary muscles. Note: Limited to 12 participants, registration required.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, December 28
@ 3 p.m.
Lego League
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOS! Blocks of various sizes will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 5 -11.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, December 28
@ 5 p.m.
Thursday Writing Club
Food For Thought is our December theme. Enveloped by the holiday season, we take our story writing and poetry into the kitchen. How does food influence December activities? Gail Hitt will be your server. All traditions welcome. Menu: December 7th-Breakfast Privacy December 14th-Lunch with Friends December 21st-Coffee Break December 28th- Dinner at the Homesick Resturant No reservations needed. All welcome.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Fri, December 29
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
STORYTIME: Read & Play
Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program. Limit of 15 children with their caregivers. First come / first serve basis.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, December 30
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
It's Bin Fun!
Toddlers and preschoolers can play and explore our various sensory bins that will encourage curiosity through touch, sight, and sound! Parent and child participation required. Ages 2 - 4 years old.
City Island LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sat, December 30
@ 1 p.m.
Movie: Beatriz at Dinner
An holistic medicine practitioner, attends a wealthy client's dinner party, after her car breaks down. Stars Salma Hayek, John Lithgow, Connie Britton (Rated R; 1 hr 22 min, comedy-drama)
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
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