Coliseum Boulevard Library Announces March Events!!

Story Time

840 Coliseum Blvd.       271-7005

Thursday at 10:00 am

 

March 2    Try to overcome your fear!

Black Dog, by Levi Pinfold

Everyone was afraid of the big, black dog except for Small who discovers he is a

friendly dog.

Lizzy & Skunk, by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick

When Lizzy’s favorite puppet is lost, she overcomes her fears to find him.

Craft – Big dog masks

 

March 9   Be safe and stick together!

 Swimmy, by Leo Lionni

Swimmy teaches the other fish that staying together is a safe idea.

Hamster Monster, by Susanne Lohlein and Henning Lohlein

Three little hamsters think they have to be big to be scary.

Craft – Hamster masks

 

March 16   Don’t trust strangers!

Run!  by Sue Ferraby

Jonathon the mouse sneaks into a stone house one dark night, but when he tries to

return to his home in the woods he encounters many frightening obstacles.

Mr. Wolf’s Pancakes, by Jan Fearnley

Mr. Wolf asks his neighbors for help so he can trick them when they do.

Craft – Wolf masks

 

March 23   Some days it seems everything goes wrong!

 Little Bear’s Bad Day, by Else Holmelund Minarik

Everything seemed to go wrong for Little Bear until he learned he made others happy

by being a good friend.

Bark, George, by Jules Feiffer

George couldn’t bark until the doctor found the reason why.

Craft – Bear masks

 

March 30   It’s all a part of growing up!

Little Bear’s Picture, by Else Holmelund Minarik

Momma Bear wants a picture of Little Bear before he grows any taller.

A Tooth Story, by Margaret McNamara

Jamie was the only one in school who had not lost any teeth, until the day of the

school pictures.

Craft – Missing teeth face 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 of students, and adults who are interested in tutoring are invited to assist, with pre-registration required.

There will be no Homework Assistance on March 21 or March 28.

 

 

 

Spring Break at Your Library Using STEAM

Geared toward 8 to 10 year olds

March 20 – 24 at 4:00 pm

 

Science – Monday – ADEM will be teaching us about pollution

Technology – Tuesday – Making copper motors from batteries

Engineering – Wednesday – Legos and other materials

Art – Thursday – Making art from recycled materials

Math – Friday – Measurement – How to make slime!

 

Adult Programs

 

Coliseum Adult Program

March 7, 2017

10:00 am

Today we welcome Master Bee Keeper, Cathy Coleman, as she explains the important benefits of bees, honey, and beeswax.

 

Fiber Arts

March 8, 2017

3:00 pm

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.

 

Genealogical Research – Ancestry Library Edition

March 14, 2017

10:00 am

Come research your family’s history by using the Library’s database, at no charge, every second Tuesday.

 

Computer Class

10:00 am

March 21, 2017   Today we will have student’s choice.

Pre-registration is required. 271-7005

 

 

Puzzles

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

 

Coliseum Art Gallery

In March, we will welcome the Aid to Inmate Mother’s art exhibit. Sale proceeds benefit the inmate artists of Tutwiler prison so they may buy things for their children.  Come see the wonderfully eclectic works of art!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adult Book Clubs

 

Southern Charms Book Club

March 9, 2017

3:00 pm

Today we will be discussing Silver Sparrow, by Tayari Jones, a story of a girl’s coming of age in Atlanta during the 1980’s. This is our NEA’s Big Read selection of the year. Then, we will receive our book, Faithful, by Alice Hoffman, a story of a girl whose life is changed as her best friend’s future is destroyed in an accident.

 

 

Eastbrook Mystery Book Club

March 23, 2017

3:00 pm

Today we will be discussing Silver Sparrow, by Tayari Jones, a story of a girl’s coming of age in Atlanta during the 1980’s.  This is our NEA’s Big Read selection of the year.

 

Dewey Decimal Book Club

March 22, 2017

10:00 am

This month we will be discussing the 100’s classification. Be prepared to share 3 to 5 items of interest with the group.  Then, we will select a book form the 200’s which encompass world religions and myths.

 

 

* Notice: Kathie Farnell, author of Duck and Cover, will be here April 21, 2017, to share her book describing her adventures in Montgomery from 1950 to 1960.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joyful Aging: Being Your Best at Any Age

 

Arts and Crafts – Tissue Paper Crosses

March 1, 2017

10:00 am

Let’s make Easter crosses with tissue paper that glow like stained glass.

 

Adult Program – Bee Keepers

March 7, 2017

10:00 am

Cathy Coleman, Master Beekeeper, will be discussing the benefits of bees, their honey and beeswax.

 

Technology – Gale Databases and Power Speak

March 15, 2017

10:00 am

Learn what our free databases can offer you in the privacy of your own home.

 

Non-Fiction Book Club – 200 World Religion and Myths

March 22, 2017

10;00 am

This classification emphasizes religion. Learn what you have always wanted to know about your religion or other religions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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