April Programs @ Coliseum Blvd. Library!!

Montgomery City/County Public Library

Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library

840 Coliseum Blvd.



Hours 9 – 6         Monday – Friday



Story Time


April 4   The Pigeon Wants a Puppy! By Mo Willems

             1000 Books Before Kindergarten

We will look at our digital collections to help build literacy. Smartphones, tablets, and computers will work with Tumblebooks, Tumblebooks Math, and Bookflix.

Craft – Puppy


April 11   We love silly stories!

                 Celebrating National Library Week

                 This Little Chick, by John Lawrence

                 A little chick shows he can make the sounds of animals in his neighborhood.

     The Troublesome Pig, by Priscilla Lamont An old woman does a lot of pleading with a           variety of creatures before she gets her pig over the stile so they can get home that night.

                 Craft – Pig craft


April 18   Easter is near!

                 Max’s Easter Surprise, by Rosemary Wells

                 Max can’t wait for the Easter parade so he decides to have one at home.

                 The Night Before Easter, by Natasha Wing

                 Two siblings witness the nighttime arrival of the Easter Bunny.

                 Craft – Easter Bunny craft


April 25   It’s fun to make-believe!

                 It’s a Tiger, by David LaRochelle

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

                 Paul Meets Bernadette, by Rosy Lamb

                 Bernadette helps Paul imagine all the things he can see outside of his fish tank.

                 Craft – Fish craft



Parent Pre-School Activity Center: This table changes once a month.  We will have a new activity to enhance the five senses and further develop your child’s thought processes.  This table has activities where parent and child explore together.





















Montgomery City/County Public Library

Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library

840 Coliseum Boulevard



Hours 9 – 6         Monday – Friday


“Free” Extracurricular Activities for Your Kids


Color Coders

April 2, 2019

3:30-4:30 pm

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


Beginning Sign Language

April 10, 17, 24, and May 1

4:00 pm

Come learn how to sign your ABC’s and basic sign language during this four-week course.  Registration is required. This program is for elementary age children.


Homework Assistance

April 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30

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.


Being Creative with Legos

April 9 and 23, 2019

3:30-4:30 pm

On April 9, we will be celebrating National Library Week by designing the libraries of the future. A first and second place prize will be presented to the two best designs.

Come join the fun and creativity in our Lego League.

Registration is required.


Tinkering Table

April 16, 2019

3:30-4:30 pm

Peeps and STEM: we will investigate science and engineering using Peeps.



1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Register now for this powerful program geared toward boosting your infant’s brainpower. Simply read to your child, birth through kindergarten, every day with the goal of having read 1,000 books before they enter kindergarten.  You will keep track of each book read, and your child will receive a reward after every 100 books read.  Find out more about this new program at the Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library













Montgomery City/County Public Library

Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library

840 Coliseum Boulevard



Hours 9-6         Monday-Friday



Adult Programs


Senior Tech Appointments

Call 271-7005 to reserve an appointment.

Sessions will be one-on-one by appointment only (call 271-7005) for a maximum of 1 hour. The type of training will depend on your needs.  Tell us what you want to learn!  Training includes basic computer skills, some Microsoft Office programs, email, eBooks, help with the mouse, or any of our digital catalogs.


Crochet Class

April 4 and 18, 2019

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Come learn how to crochet, and share what you have been making.


Coliseum Adult Program

National Library Week

April 10, 2019

Barbara Wesley Hill, Montgomery author, will be presenting her book, Altered Plans, and she will be available after the program for a meet and greet and book signing.


Adult Book Clubs


Southern Charms Book Club

April 11, 2019

3:00 pm

Celebrating National Library Week

Today we will be discussing The Lilac Girls, by Martha Kelly.  This is historical fiction of three women during WWII who find their lives forever changed during this tumultuous period.  Then, we will receive our book for May titled, The Great Alone, by Kristin Hannah.  This is the story of a former POW and his family who decide to move to Alaska.  Here they find themselves in a home covered in snow and having 18 hours of nighttime which causes the POW’s fragile state deteriorates, and his family begins to fracture.  They are now on their own.


Curious Genre Book Club

April 25, 2019

3:00 pm

“Celine” by Peter Heller

From the best-selling author of The Dog Stars and The Painter, a luminous, masterful novel of suspense–the story of Celine, an elegant, aristocratic private eye who specializes in reuniting families, trying to make amends for a loss in her own past. Working out of her jewel box of an apartment at the base of the Brooklyn Bridge, Celine has made a career of tracking down missing persons, and she has a better record at it than the FBI. But when a young woman, Gabriela, asks for her help, a world of mystery and sorrow opens up. Gabriela’s father was a photographer who went missing on the border of Montana and Wyoming. He was assumed to have died from a grizzly mauling, but his body was never found. Now, as Celine and her partner head to Yellowstone National Park, investigating a trail gone cold, it becomes clear that they are being followed–that this is a case someone desperately wants to keep closed. Combining the exquisite plotting and gorgeous evocation of nature that have become his hallmark, with a wildly-engrossing story of family, privilege, and childhood loss, Peter Heller gives us his finest work to date.   http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30687236-celine?from_search=true

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