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Special Programs

The Big Chill
Sunday, September 18th 2:00 PM 
Friends Meeting Room
Join Dr. Arthur Friedman of Eureka Discoveries for a foray into the world of the really cold. Watch in amazement as ordinary materials acquire extraordinary properties at the temperature of liquid nitrogen. Ages 5 and up.

Monster-Making with Dino Crisanti Be Your Own Frankenstein!
Sunday, October 2nd 2:00 PM 
Friends Meeting Room
Dino Crisanti will demonstrate how he creates masks, creatures and monsters, big and small. Learn how to build your own monster from the ground up. Dino not only teaches "Stop Motion Animation" at Columbia College but also sculpts and designs toys. Ages 5 and up.

Fire Safety with Sparky the Fire Dog
Saturday, October 8th 2 PM 
Friends Meeting Room
Stop, drop and roll with OBFD Fire Inspector Bob Robertson and his pal Sparky! The The children will learn fire safety, be able to ask questions, and climb on the fire truck.

Hallopalooza Halloween Party
For Children Ages 2-6 Years 
Wednesday, October 19th 4-5 PM
Friends Meeting Room 
You're invited to a Hallopalooza Halloween Party for children ages 2-6 years. This hour-long party will be so spook-tacular it will drive you batty! We'll play fun and easy games like Frankenstein Says, dance like monsters, read Halloween-themed books, eat a yummy snack, and create a boo-tiful Halloween windsock that will be frightfully cool. If you come dressed in your Halloween costume, you can participate in our Hallopalooza Costume Contest! Winners will receive prizes that can't be beat!

Activity Schedule
Story times run from September 12th to October 22nd

Pumpkin Patch Parade for Toddlers on Mondays at 10 am.
Your little pumpkins will enjoy this animated story time which features super songs, fantastic fingerplays, marvelous movement activities, bountiful books, a simple craft and non-stop fun! Starts 9/12.

Candy Apple Corner for Preschoolers on Wednesdays at 4:30 pm.
You'll be the apple of your child's eye when you sign them up for this whimsical story time that contains spectacular songs, brilliant books, delightful dances and a cool craft. Starts 9/14.

Leaf It to Books for Kindergartners, 1st, and 2nd graders on Tuesdays at 4:30 pm.
It's time to turn over a new leaf with this creative and interactive story time that is filled with snappy stories and a terrific art project. Starts 9/13.

Autumn Artists for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders on Saturdays at 11 am.
You'll fall in love with the awesome art projects that you will make in this hands-on craft program. Starts 9/17.

Teen Scene

The Cram Crew 6:00-8:30 PM
The Activity Room is open Monday through Thursday nights in September through October for teens grade 6 and up to gather to complete homework and socialize with peers. When a break is needed from studying, the library offers an assortment of games to play. as always a librarian is available to assist you with reference questions.

Teen Read Week  October 16-22
The theme this year is "Picture It @ Your Library" and we are busy planning a week full of fun activities for our young adults. Check back with us in early fall for the entire Schedule.

Digital Camera Operation and Composition October 17@ 7 pm.
Jeff Franklin will instruct and answer questions. Bring your camera along with its manual to the program.

Stop by the Youth Services Reference Desk or Call us at 630-368-7734 for more information.

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