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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, December 9
@ 3:30 p.m.
Board Games
Come in and enjoy playing Chess, Checkers, Monopoly, Connect Four, Candyland, and many more.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, December 9
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Come relax, Sit back, kick up your feet and read from your choice of magazines. Catch up with “what’s new”, the latest trends, celebrity gossip, or with “what’s going on in the world”, in our collection of magazines. Got Facebook, Twitter, email, or just plain want to use a computer? Well, we have those too! NEED A BREAK, THINGS TO DO, RELAXATION LOCATION!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, December 10
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-school Story Time
Reintroducing the popular STORYTIME series for Allerton! All toddlers and young children (5 years and younger) are welcome for an hour of storytime, singing, music, and fun. Parents and legal guardians highly encouraged to participate and get involved. Toddler Time helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. Toddler Time meets every Wednesday and some Saturdays at 11 AM.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, December 10
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Play to Learn Time
Come in and join us for for some fun and educational play time. Toddlers can interact with each other in our play to learn activities,
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, December 10
@ 2 p.m.
Finding Dory
Synopsis: The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way. (IMDB)
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, December 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Google Calendar
Learn all about Google’s Calendar and how it works.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
Project Art
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exporation of drawing, painting and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Ages 8-12 only and registraton is required.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, December 12
@ 5:30 p.m.
Mystery Author
A Panel on How to Write (and read) a Crime Novel Writing a crime novel involves several elements, the least of which may be the crime itself. The best crime novels skillfully combine character, plot and scene, and in this panel we will discuss how the writer comes up with the idea for the novel or short story, and then how he or she puts it together. In discussing this, we'll also give tips to readers on how best to read a crime novel, what to look for, and how to look for it. Pa…
Allerton LibraryAdults
Tue, December 13
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Email for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Tue, December 13
@ 2 p.m.
Meditative Coloring for AdultsAllerton LibraryAdults
Tue, December 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Holiday Card Making
Come in and create a special holiday card !
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, December 13
@ 4:30 p.m.
Web Surfer
Enjoy free time (one-hour) using one of our laptops to do your homework, play games with another child (one-child) or browse through the web for information. Recommended for children ages 6 - 11. Ask us for guidance and learn to navigate the internet.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-school Story Time
Reintroducing the popular STORYTIME series for Allerton! All toddlers and young children (5 years and younger) are welcome for an hour of storytime, singing, music, and fun. Parents and legal guardians highly encouraged to participate and get involved. Toddler Time helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. Toddler Time meets every Wednesday and some Saturdays at 11 AM.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, December 14
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Play to Learn Time
Come in and join us for for some fun and educational play time. Toddlers can interact with each other in our play to learn activities,
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, December 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Come relax, Sit back, kick up your feet and read from your choice of magazines. Catch up with “what’s new”, the latest trends, celebrity gossip, or with “what’s going on in the world”, in our collection of magazines. Got Facebook, Twitter, email, or just plain want to use a computer? Well, we have those too! NEED A BREAK, THINGS TO DO, RELAXATION LOCATION!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, December 14
@ 4:30 p.m.
Video Gaming for kids
Enjoy playing the Wii or Xbox (Kinect) systems with other children in the library. We have a variety of games to choose from!
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, December 15
@ 3:30 p.m.
Fun with Legos
Get creative, build your dream lego creation and bring it to life! Recommended for ages 5 - 11 years old.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, December 15
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teens meet at the Allerton Lounge to play their favorite g ames.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, December 16
@ 2 p.m.
Craft Circle
Come with any craft that you do: knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, needlepoint, rubber band bracelets, macrame, lanyards, or whatever else you like to create!
Allerton LibraryAdults
Fri, December 16
@ 3:30 p.m.
Board Games
Come in and enjoy playing Chess, Checkers, Monopoly, Connect Four, Candyland, and many more.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, December 16
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Come relax, Sit back, kick up your feet and read from your choice of magazines. Catch up with “what’s new”, the latest trends, celebrity gossip, or with “what’s going on in the world”, in our collection of magazines. Got Facebook, Twitter, email, or just plain want to use a computer? Well, we have those too! NEED A BREAK, THINGS TO DO, RELAXATION LOCATION!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, December 17
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-school Story Time
Reintroducing the popular STORYTIME series for Allerton! All toddlers and young children (5 years and younger) are welcome for an hour of storytime, singing, music, and fun. Parents and legal guardians highly encouraged to participate and get involved. Toddler Time helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. Toddler Time meets every Wednesday and some Saturdays at 11 AM.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, December 17
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Play to Learn Time
Come in and join us for for some fun and educational play time. Toddlers can interact with each other in our play to learn activities,
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 19
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Understanding the Chrome Browser
An introduction to the Internet using Google Chrome. Learn all about how to use the chrome browser, it’s security settings, and more.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, December 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Gingerbread House
Come and celebrate the holiday season by creating your own edible gingerbread house. **Registration is required** Ages 5 and Up
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Advanced Emailing
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Tue, December 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
A Christmas Carol
Ebenezer Scrooge is a nasty, mean, snarling old geezer with no care for anything other than his money. His one and only friend visits him as a ghost, and starts him on a journey that melts his icy heart and teaches him the joys of caring for, and giving to others. Recommended for children ages 5 and older. Presented by Traveling Lantern Theatre Company.
Allerton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 20
@ 4 p.m.
Allerton Sweepstakes
American Museum of Natural History. Enter TODAY to Win! Vouchers are valid for the Space Show, IMAX, or one of the Museum’s special exhibits as well as 42 permanent halls and those exhibits and programs that are free with suggested admission. For more information on upcoming special programs at the American Museum of Natural History, please visit www. Amnh.org/calendar. Admits a maximum of 4 to the Museum and the space show or a special exhibit. Adults must be accompanied by at least on…
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, December 21
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-school Story Time
Reintroducing the popular STORYTIME series for Allerton! All toddlers and young children (5 years and younger) are welcome for an hour of storytime, singing, music, and fun. Parents and legal guardians highly encouraged to participate and get involved. Toddler Time helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. Toddler Time meets every Wednesday and some Saturdays at 11 AM.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, December 21
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Play to Learn Time
Come in and join us for for some fun and educational play time. Toddlers can interact with each other in our play to learn activities,
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, December 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Come relax, Sit back, kick up your feet and read from your choice of magazines. Catch up with “what’s new”, the latest trends, celebrity gossip, or with “what’s going on in the world”, in our collection of magazines. Got Facebook, Twitter, email, or just plain want to use a computer? Well, we have those too! NEED A BREAK, THINGS TO DO, RELAXATION LOCATION!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, December 21
@ 4:30 p.m.
Video Gaming for kids
Enjoy playing the Wii or Xbox (Kinect) systems with other children in the library. We have a variety of games to choose from!
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, December 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming
Teens meet at the Allerton Lounge to play their favorite g ames.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, December 22
@ 4:30 p.m.
Web Surfer
Enjoy free time (one-hour) using one of our laptops to do your homework, play games with another child (one-child) or browse through the web for information. Recommended for children ages 6 - 11. Ask us for guidance and learn to navigate the internet.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, December 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Board Games
Come in and enjoy playing Chess, Checkers, Monopoly, Connect Four, Candyland, and many more.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, December 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Come relax, Sit back, kick up your feet and read from your choice of magazines. Catch up with “what’s new”, the latest trends, celebrity gossip, or with “what’s going on in the world”, in our collection of magazines. Got Facebook, Twitter, email, or just plain want to use a computer? Well, we have those too! NEED A BREAK, THINGS TO DO, RELAXATION LOCATION!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, December 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Web Surfer
Enjoy free time (one-hour) using one of our laptops to do your homework, play games with another child (one-child) or browse through the web for information. Recommended for children ages 6 - 11. Ask us for guidance and learn to navigate the internet.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 27
@ 4:30 p.m.
Web Surfer
Enjoy free time (one-hour) using one of our laptops to do your homework, play games with another child (one-child) or browse through the web for information. Recommended for children ages 6 - 11. Ask us for guidance and learn to navigate the internet.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, December 28
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-school Story Time
Reintroducing the popular STORYTIME series for Allerton! All toddlers and young children (5 years and younger) are welcome for an hour of storytime, singing, music, and fun. Parents and legal guardians highly encouraged to participate and get involved. Toddler Time helps strengthen early literacy skills, socialization, and bonding between adults and their children. Toddler Time meets every Wednesday and some Saturdays at 11 AM.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, December 28
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Play to Learn Time
Come in and join us for for some fun and educational play time. Toddlers can interact with each other in our play to learn activities,
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
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