April Programs @ Coliseum Boulevard Library!!

Story Time

Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library

840 Coliseum Blvd.



Thursday at 10:00 am


April 5    It is fun to have an adventure!

My Friend Harry, by Kim Lewis

A young boy takes his stuffed elephant everywhere he goes, including on vacation,

and even on a visit to school.

It’s a Tiger, by David LaRochelle

A child imagines that he is in a story where he encounters a tiger at every turn.

Craft – Elephant craft


April 12 It’s fun to play make believe!

Dear Mr. Blueberry, by Simon James

Emily imagines she has a whale in her pool, but her teacher tells her that is not


The Snowy Day, by Ezra Jack Keats

A boy dreams that the sun has melted all the snow away.

Craft – Whale masks


April 19 Do you hear those strange sounds?

When the Rooster Crowed, by Patricia Lillie

Not until all his animals join forces is a farmer able to get out of bed in the morning.

Fergus the Farmyard Dog, by Tony Maddox

Fergus hears all of the normal sounds on the farm but there is one sound he cannot

figure out.

Craft – Rooster masks


April 26 You are growing up fast!

A Sweater for Duncan, by Margaret Gay Malone

The little penguin is proud of his fuzzy coat.  When his fuzz starts to fall off, he wants a

sweater, until he discovers he’s become a grown up penguin.

Rosie’s Baby Tooth, by Maryann MacDonald

Rosie loses a tooth and has to be convinced to leave it for the Tooth Fairy.

Craft – Penguin masks



Parent Pre-School Activity Center

The table changes twice a month. 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.

Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library

840 Coliseum Blvd.



Hours 9 – 6       Monday – Friday



“Free” Extracurricular Activities for Your Kids


Homework Assistance

5:00 – 5:45 pm

April 3 and 24   (We will not have Homework Assistance April 10 and 17 due to school testing.)

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 lesson 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.


Color Coders

April 3, 2018

4:00 – 5:00 pm

All ages are invited.

Join us as we color age appropriate coloring sheets using colored pencils. A variety of sheets will be available for you to choose from.  This is a great stress reducer, so come and melt away your stress!


Being Creative with Legos

April 10 and 24

4:00 – 5:00

Come join the fun and creativity in our Lego League.


The Tinkering Table

April 17, 2018

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Today we will be studying the mechanics of objects, taking them apart, and putting them back together again.








Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library

840 Coliseum Blvd.



Hours 9 – 6        Monday – Friday



Adult Programs



Genealogical Research – Ancestry Library Edition

Each Thursday from 10:00 – 12:00, you can register for an appointment with our volunteer. She will guide you in how to get started with Ancestry or your next steps.  You must pre-register to assure our volunteer will be available to assist.



Computer Class for Seniors

April 3, 10, 17

10:00 am

This month we will be writing Resumes.


Coliseum Adult Program

National Library Week

April 11, 2018

10:00 am

The Montgomery Press and Authors’ Club will be represented by six of their local authors who will be presenting their books. These six authors are Glen Ellen Alderton, Georgia Ann Banks/Martin, Mary Elizabeth Furnald, Carol Robbins Hull, Ruth Mitchell Ott, and Judith Hillman Paterson.  After the program, patrons will be invited to meet each author.  They will be also available for book signings.


Crochet Class

April 19, 2018

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Today we will continue learning to crochet.










Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library

840 Coliseum Blvd.



Hours 9 – 6       Monday – Friday



Coliseum Adult Book Clubs





Southern Charms Book Club

April 12, 2018

3:00 pm

Today we will be discussing “The Marriage of Opposites”, by Alice Hoffman. This is a story of a young rebellious girl who is married off to a widower with three children. He soon dies and she falls in love with her husband’s nephew much to the dismay of her entire family. Then, we will receive our book for May titled, “Pieces of Happiness”, by Anne Ostby.





Curious Genre Book Club

April 26, 2018

3:00 pm

“Them Bones”, by Carolyn Haines

If only I hadn’t kidnapped the dog…but the ransom paid the mortgage….Now I seem to be a private eye….I shouldn’t have listened to that ghost….Meet Sarah Booth Delaney…an unconventional Southern belle whose knack for uncovering the truth is about to make her the hottest detective in Zinnia, Mississippi…if it doesn’t make her the deadest. http://carolynhaines.com/book/them-bones/



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