Library notes

Both libraries will be closed on Monday, Feb. 12 in observance of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday holiday, and on Monday, Feb. 19 for Presidents’ Day Holiday. They will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, Feb. 13, and on Tuesday, Feb. 20. You may access all online services to renew materials, place holds, search databases, and more. Book drops will remain open at both libraries to return materials. In the event of bad weather or school closings/delays due to the weather, any scheduled library program(s) will be cancelled that day.

Huntington Branch Library

Spanish with Sandra – On Thursday, Feb. 8 & 15 at 5 p.m. children, ages 1-6, and their caregivers learn Spanish through songs, games, stories, and other fun activities. Sessions run for an entire month.

Show-and- Tell Stories – On Friday, Feb. 16 at 10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. join Ms. Marissa for stories and songs. Plus, bring along a show-and- tell item. All ages are welcome at the 10:30 a.m. session. The 11 a.m. session is for ages 3 & up only and includes a bonus craft or game before the stories.

Bouncing Babies & Jumping Beans – On Tuesdays, Feb. 13 & 20 at 10:30 a.m. & 11a.m., Snuggly wee ones and energetic toddlers (infants to age 2) can join Ms. Marissa for a story, songs, and fun with scarves, maracas, or the parachute- plus bubbles.

Toddler Movement – On Wednesday, Feb. 14 & 21 at 11a.m. Miss Robin provides a fun, active musical program for children and their caregivers. Sessions run for an entire month.

Read-Together Club: Rosie Revere, Engineer & Iggy Peck, Architect – On Saturday, Feb. 17 at 1:30 p.m. children and their caregivers can borrow copies of two picture books about kids who love engineering and architecture. Read together at home, then, come to the meeting for an activity that includes both kids and adults. Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a copy of either Rosie Revere’s Big Project Book for Bold Engineers or Iggy Peck’s Big Project Book for Amazing Architects.

Plumb Memorial Library

Alphabits – On Thursday, Feb. 15, 10:30 a.m., a drop-in storytime geared toward kids 0-5 years old and their caregivers. Join Miss Maura for a skill-based story time with a story plus hands-on centers and music fun.

Life is Art – On Thursday, Feb. 8 & 15 at 6:30 p.m. join Miss Ronda for fun and different creative projects each week. Learn new techniques and express your inner artist.

Fun for Little Ones – On Tuesdays, Feb. 13 & 20 at 10:30 a.m., A drop-in storytime geared toward kids and their caregivers. Join Mrs. Fritsch for stories, songs, activities and a special theme related craft, siblings always welcome.

Talking in Spanish – On Tuesdays, Feb. 13 & 20 at 5 p.m., Tweens(10–13 years old) join Ms. Sandra to engage in Spanish conversation and activities. Registration is required.

Literacy Littles – On Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 10:30 a.m., a monthly drop-in story time with a twist. This program is geared toward children and their caregivers. The group will watch a short-film version of a story and then we will make a connection to the story with an activity. This program is funded by Excel Excellence for English Learners Grant.

Spanish with Sandra – On Wednesdays, Feb. 14 & 21 at 5 p.m. children (3–7 year old) and their caregivers join Ms. Sandra as she shares stories, games, songs and music all in Spanish. Registration is required.

Globe Trotters Book Club – On Saturday, Feb. 17, A multi-cultural family book club will explore the world through books. The group will read a book together, engage in a book-related activity, and then you will get a free copy of the book as a gift. Registration is required two weeks prior to the date of book club meeting.

Candy Heart BINGO – On Saturday, Feb. 17 at 2p.m. join a group in celebrating Valentine’s Day in the sweetest way with Candy Heart BINGO. Instead of calling out “B-13” or “N-43” be prepared to hear “ UR CUTE” or “BE MINE” as this BINGO is played with sayings from a favorite holiday treat. All ages welcome. Registration is required.