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
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
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.
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!
Coliseum Adult Program
March 7, 2017
Today we welcome Master Bee Keeper, Cathy Coleman, as she explains the important benefits of bees, honey, and beeswax.
March 8, 2017
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
Come research your family’s history by using the Library’s database, at no charge, every second Tuesday.
March 21, 2017 Today we will have student’s choice.
Pre-registration is required. 271-7005
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
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
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
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
Let’s make Easter crosses with tissue paper that glow like stained glass.
Adult Program – Bee Keepers
March 7, 2017
Cathy Coleman, Master Beekeeper, will be discussing the benefits of bees, their honey and beeswax.
Technology – Gale Databases and Power Speak
March 15, 2017
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
This classification emphasizes religion. Learn what you have always wanted to know about your religion or other religions.