Coliseum Boulevard Library Announces February Programs!!

February 2017 at Coliseum Blvd. Library

840 Coliseum Blvd.

271-7005

Thursday at 10:00 am

Story Time

Feb. 2     I love dogs!

The Pigeon Wants a Puppy, by Mo Willems
The pigeon wants a puppy, but is it really a good idea for a pigeon to have a puppy?

Biscuit Loves the Library, by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Biscuit gets to go to the library to discover all the library has to offer.

Activity – Vicky Potter, with Dogs on Call/Easter Seals, will be bringing her trained dog to meet all the boys and girls.

Feb. 9     Valentine’s Day is near!

Happy Valentine’s Day, by Robert Scull
Little Bill discovers the meaning of Valentine’s Day and shares his love with all he meets.

Katy Duck and the Secret Valentine, by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
When Katy Duck receives a secret valentine filled with sparkly stars, she wonders who it could be from.

Craft – Valentine’s Day craft

Feb. 16   This is a happy day!

Happy Birthday, Danny and the Dinosaur, by Syd Hoff
Danny invites his dinosaur friend to come to his birthday party.

How Will I Ever Sleep in this Bed?, by Della Ross Ferreri
A little boy feels so alone in his new, big bed until he invites his stuffed animal friends to join him.

Craft – Dinosaur masks

Feb. 23   Let’s work together to make things better!

I Broke My Trunk, by Mo Willems
Gerald tells Piggy a long, crazy story about breaking his trunk.

Otis and the Tornado, by Loren Long
When a tornado threatens the farm, Otis the Tractor must try to save the animals, including the unfriendly bull.

Craft – Bull masks

Parent/Pre-School Activity Center

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 parent and child explore together.

Youth Programs

 

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

Harry Potter Book Night

February 2, 2017
4:00 – 5:30 pm
All ages invited!

Come dressed as your favorite Harry Potter character and join us in a scavenger hunt, along with games and activities involving the Harry Potter books. Don’t forget to bring your cameras!  There will be a prize given for the best costume, and for the person who can score the best on a Harry Potter trivia quiz.  Then, we will end the event with refreshments in the Conference Room.  Start planning your costume today so you can join the other wizards in all their wizardry.

Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandus

Lego League

Lego League is offered the third Tuesday in February.
February 21
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Come join the fun and creativity as we build with Legos!

 

Adult Programs

Fiber Arts
February 8, 2017
3:00 pm

We will change this to any fiber arts project. Do you have something you can teach, or would you like to learn how to do something. We still have looms and yarn, so bring your knitting needles and crochet hooks. Also, bring any projects you are working on that you would like to share.

February 15, 2017
10:00 am

Attorney Julian McPhillips will be discussing his book, Civil Rights in My Bones.  This is his biography and details many of his accomplishments.  This will be a very informative event.

Joyful Aging: Being Your Best at any Age

February 1, 2017
10:00 am
Arts and Crafts – Valentine’s Day Sun Mobiles

Let’s have fun making your own heart mobiles that shine like stained glass.

Pre-registration requested

February 8, 2017
10:00 am
Technology – Ancestry Database
Interested in researching your family’s history but afraid of the cost? We will show you how to do it free.

February 15, 2017
10:00 am
Program – Attorney/Author Julian McPhillips
Mr. McPhillips will be addressing his newest book, Civil Rights in My Bones, a personal biography.

February 22, 2017
10:00 am
Non-Fiction Book Club featuring the 100’s – Philosophy
This month we are reading in the 100’s. This classification number encompasses philosophy, ghosts, big foot, psychology and psychics.

 

Adult Book Clubs

Southern Charms Book Club
February 9, 2017
3:00 pm

Today we will be discussing Civil Rights in My Bones, by Julian McPhillips, a personal biography.  Then, we will receive our book for March titled, Silver Sparrow, by Tayari Jones.

Eastbrook Mystery Book Club
February 23, 2017
3:00 pm

Today we will be discussing “Deeper than the Dead”, by Tami Hoag. A fifth grade boy lands on a woman’s dead body whose eyes and mouth are glued shut, while trying to get away from the class bully. This is a story set in 1985 before DNA, forensic science and no criminal profiling.  Come and find out what “Deeper than the Dead” means.

 

Dewey Decimal Book Club
February 22, 2017
10:00 am

This month we are reading in the 100’s. This classification number encompasses philosophy, ghosts, big foot, psychology and psychics.  Select your own book from this area and be ready to share 3 to 5 things you have learned from reading your book.

Puzzles

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

Coliseum Art Gallery

We will be featuring the works of Gregory Daniels. Come and see his expressive art during the months of February and March.

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