Coliseum Boulevard Library Announces September Events!!

Story Time

840 Coliseum Blvd.


Thursday at 10:00 am


Sept. 1     No Story Time Today


Sept. 8     It is fun to have a pet!

“The Old Man and the Flea”, by Mary Elizabeth Hanson

An old man and his pet flea have wonderful times together until the townspeople

think he is talking to himself.

“Mary Had a Little Lamb”, by Sarah Josepha Hale

This is a contemporary interpretation of the original nursery rhyme about a lamb

going to school.

Craft – Lamb masks


Sept. 15   After a full day, it is good to take a nap!

“Monkey and Me”, by Emily Gravett

A little girl and her toy monkey love imitating different animals and then they fall

fast asleep.

“Roger Loses His Marbles”, by Susanna Gretz

When Aunt Lulu pays a visit, she stays in Roger’s room and tidies it up, which makes

Roger mad, until she finds something that Roger lost.  Then, after playing with the

items, they fall fast asleep.

Craft – Monkey masks


Sept. 22   We depend on others when we are sick!

“Clark the Shark:  Tooth Trouble”, by Bruce Hale

When a soccer ball hits Clark the Shark’s tooth, it becomes loose and he has to go to

the dentist.

“Teddy Bears Cure a Cold”, by Susanna Gretz

The teddy bears help William cure his cold.

Craft – Shark masks


Sept. 29   Let’s learn to love each other!

“Good Night, Little Sea Otter”, by Janet Halfmann

Little Sea Otter tries everything to avoid going to sleep, including saying good night to

all of the creatures above and below the ocean’s surface.

“Sister Yessa’s Story”, by Karen Greenfield

Dark clouds gather as Yessa walks to her brother’s place, telling a story as she goes

about the early days of the earth.

Craft – Otter masks


Parent/Preschool Activity Table

Every three weeks we will have a new activity to enhance the five senses and further develop your child’s thought processes. This is an activity where the parent and child explore together.


Homework Assistance

Our program meets every Tuesday from 5:00 – 5:45 pm. Our tutors offer assistance in Math,

English, and Reading. Students in grades 1 – 12 are invited.  Please bring your own materials and homework, or the lessons you will need assistance with.

Registration is required of students, and adults who are interested in tutoring are invited to assist, with pre-registration required.


Lego League

Lego League is offered the first and third Tuesday in September. (September 6, September 20)

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Come join the fun and creativity as we build with Legos!

We will have a special Legos on September 13, 4:00-5:00.


Outside the Lines

4:00 – 5:00 pm

September 12 – Join Mr. Wes as we color our animal masks.

September 13 – Join Ms. Kesha as we build with Legos.

September 14 – Join Ms. Sharon as we learn using the Parent/Preschool Activity Table.

September 15 – Join Ms. Cherlyn as we color using coloring sheets.

September 16 – Join Mr. Wes and Ms. Sharon as we celebrate our favorite book with a Chalk Art design.


Parent/Preschool Activity Table

Every three weeks we will have a new activity to enhance the five senses and further develop your child’s thought processes. This is an activity where the parent and child explore together.


Coliseum Coloring Club

All ages

This will be offered the first and third Thursday of each month from 4:00 – 5:30 pm.

September 1 and September 15.

Come join our coloring club. Adult level coloring sheets, children’s coloring sheets, crayons, and colored pencils will be provided.

Studies have shown this can be a great stress reducer. Come relax with us!


Adult Book Clubs

  • Southern Charms Book Club3:00 – 4:00 pm 


  1. Today we will be discussing “A Land More Kind than Home”, by Wiley Cash. This is a story of two young brothers growing up in a small town whose adventures bring them danger and evil, while also giving them the possibility of freedom and deliverance as well. Then, we will receive our book for October titled, “A Parchment of Leaves”, by Silas House, a story of a Cherokee woman and a young white man who strive to make a home for themselves in early 1900 America.
  2. September 8, 2016
  3. Eastbrook Mystery Book Club3:00 – 4:00 pm
  4. Today we will discuss “The Fifth Gospel”, by Ian Caldwell. This is a story of sacrifice, forgiveness, and redemption with references to real-life people, places, and events. If you like intellectual thrillers, you will want to read this story of biblical history.
  5. September 22, 2016

Coliseum Adult Program

September 21, 2016

10:00 am

Safe and Sound on Solid Ground

Debbie Link will be presenting a new program that assists the disabled and seniors who are of need during a crisis.

Lilly Henderson-Harold will also be here to share her experience as a handicapped individual who suffered loss during a storm crisis. She will have her book, “Memories to Cling”, which describes her ordeal during a time such as this.


Weaving for Beginners

September 7, 2016

10:00 am

Barbara Hightower will be teaching weaving as we learn how to make a wall hanging. Please bring your own yarn as only limited yarn will be on hand. Also, bring any projects you are working on that you would like to share.


Computer Class for Seniors

10:00 am

September 14, 2016 – Usage of the mouse and setting up an email account.

September 28, 2016 – Composing and sending email messages, and a look at Microsoft Word

Pre-registration is required as space is limited.


Banned Book Week

September 26 – 30, 2016

Have an exciting “blind date” with a banned book.  They will be wrapped in newspaper with only the genre and publication date listed.  See which book you have selected, and after you have read the book,  give us your opinion as to whether you agree that your book should have been placed on the banned book list.



We have an adult level puzzle on a table at all times. Come and help put our community puzzles together.






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