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E.g., 2014-07-24
E.g., 2014-07-24
Adult Program
Sci-Fi Friday Films
Acreage Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 3:00 pm
©Summit Entertainment. (114 min.) PG-13

Classic science fiction novels come to life on the big screen.

Sci-Fi Fun Friday Film
Acreage Branch
Fri, Aug 01, 3:00 pm

©Universal Pictures. (140 min.) PG

Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, Aug 02, 2:00 pm

Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided by the Friends of the Library. (2 hr.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, Aug 05, 10:00 am

Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian. (30 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One
Acreage Branch
Tue, Aug 19, 10:00 am

Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian. (30 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One
Acreage Branch
Thu, Aug 21, 2:00 pm

Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian. (30 min.)

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Basic Computer Assistance: One-On-One
Acreage Branch
Thu, Aug 28, 6:00 pm

Do you have questions about Windows, Internet searching, MS Word or Excel, email, mousing or library technology? Call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session with a librarian. (30 min.)

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Children's Program
Shocking Discoveries: Experiments in Electricity
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 1:15 pm

You'll be amazed at the power a piece of felt and a 9-volt battery can have as we explore the properties of insulation and conduction to create light and heat with electricity. Space is limited. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Shocking Discoveries: Experiments in Electricity
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 24, 3:00 pm

You'll be amazed at the power a piece of felt and a 9-volt battery can have as we explore the properties of insulation and conduction to create light and heat with electricity. Space is limited. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Chapter Crafter: Spooky Stories & Stained Glass
Acreage Branch
Fri, Jul 25, 3:00 pm

Listen to chapters from a few different books while you use our supplies to work on one or two art project of your choice. Ages 8-12. (60-90 min.)

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Disney Crafternoon Matinee
Acreage Branch
Sat, Jul 26, 2:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. Chill out at the library with the coolest movie around. Enjoy an icy treat and a wintry craft in the heart of summer. All ages. (102 min.) PG

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Musical Tykes
Acreage Branch
Mon, Jul 28, 3:00 pm

Do you have a favorite story time song or just love music? Come for a special all-musical jam session. We'll rock out with lots of instruments as we keep the music going. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Have a Seussical Day!
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 29, 3:00 pm

Celebrate the silliness of Dr. Seuss with stories, games, prizes, music and a wacky craft. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Chickens 101: Care & Grooming
Acreage Branch
Tue, Jul 29, 4:00 pm

Join our friends from 4-H for an introduction to the care and keeping of everyone's favorite feathered friends, with advice from champion chicken keepers! Ages 8 & up. (60 min.)

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Your First Art Show
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 30, 3:00 pm

Use our art supplies to express your unique, creative ideas, then put together an exhibit of your work to be seen by your family and friends at our Young Artist Gallery Walk. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Young Artist Gallery Walk
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 30, 4:30 pm

Admire your child's artwork while you enjoy light refreshments at the Acreage Branch's first Young Artist Gallery Walk. All are welcome to view the talented work of our young artists. All ages. (30 min.)

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Rubber Band Creations
Acreage Branch
Wed, Jul 30, 6:30 pm

Use our colorful rubberbands to make some cool creations. Learn how to make a basic bracelet or show off amazing creations of your own. Ages 7-17. (60 min.)

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Engineering Excitement
Acreage Branch
Thu, Jul 31, 3:00 pm

Design and build a structure using everyday household materials and discover the engineer in you. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Back to School Bash
Acreage Branch
Tue, Aug 05, 3:00 pm

Can you outsmart your friends in lightning rounds of trivia? Join us for a game day that will jump start you for the first day of school. Snacks and prizes will be awarded. Ages 8-14. (60-90 min.)

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American Girl: Kaya
Acreage Branch
Wed, Aug 06, 3:00 pm

Explore life in 1764 with Native American, Kaya. Let's celebrate her birthday with a friendship party. We'll have games, crafts and snacks for you and your friends. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Crafts for Kids
Acreage Branch
Thu, Aug 07, 11:15 am

Bring your creativity! Make a new friend and a fun back-to-school craft. Ages 3-8. (60 min.)

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Lego Builders Club
Acreage Branch
Sat, Aug 09, 2:30 pm

Meet fellow builders and work together, or alone, on creative projects. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Wonderful Watercolors
Acreage Branch
Wed, Aug 13, 3:00 pm

Let’s get together and paint the town with warm seasonal colors that highlight the hues of oncoming autumn. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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It's Game Time!
Acreage Branch
Thu, Aug 14, 3:00 pm

Enjoy the last sweltering days of summer with snacks, drinks, video games, board games or card games like Pokémon and Yu-Gi-Oh!. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Musical Tykes
Acreage Branch
Wed, Aug 27, 2:30 pm

Do you love to singalong to our story time songs? Join a jam session with all our favorites and lots of musical instruments for you to play as we keep the music going. Ages 2-5. (30 min.)

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Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Wed, Aug 27, 6:30 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Me, Marvelous Me! with Mother Goose
Acreage Branch
Sat, Aug 30, 1:30 pm

Mother Goose is coming to visit with songs, interactive rhymes and hands-on, fast-paced enjoyment for 2 to 6 year olds. Bring your smile and wear comfortable clothes to wiggle, clap and have oodles of fun. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
Japanese Anime & Culture Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Aug 05, 6:00 pm

Hang out, watch anime, and eat snacks while you talk with friends and fellow fans about all the coolest stuff from Japan. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Gamerz Nite
Acreage Branch
Wed, Aug 06, 6:00 pm

Trade and battle with Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, play Mario Kart and Smash Bros., or try a new game. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Acting Up
Acreage Branch
Mon, Aug 11, 3:00 pm

Come hungry for pizza and drama as you participate in some fun theater games and learn basic acting skills. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Tue, Aug 26, 6:00 pm

Bring a book, comic, short story, fanfic, poem or manga you're reading. Chat with the group about it while enjoying warm pizza and cool drinks. Ages 12-17. (60-90 min.)

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