Tremont Road - Main Library

Preschool Storytime Class

For children ages 3 ½ to 6 and their caregivers. Children and caregivers will learn pre-reading skills through stories, songs and rhymes to help prepare them for their Kindergarten Readiness Assessment. Kindergarteners will continue to strengthen their skills. Skills include answering questions, repeating sentences, rhyming words and identifying sounds and letters.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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Seniors Ask the Expert: The Personal Trainer

Mindy Gabriel, personal trainer and Upper Arlington firefighter will be available to answer your questions related to exercise and fitness. Whether you’re interested in starting to exercise or have been doing regular workouts for a long time, Mindy can help you will your questions.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Intro to Web Design

Web design skills are useful whether you want to create your own website, or build your resume. During four, 1-hour sessions, this program will introduce the basics of web design, including: HTML, CSS and Javascript, useful tools for building a website and additional resources to further your skills. The class will meet once per week for four weeks. Space is limited, so please only sign up if you can attend all four sessions. Some of the work will involve free lessons on codecademy.com, please create an account before the first session. You can bring your own laptop or use one of ours.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Tales for Twos and Threes Class

For children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes and stories teach children how sounds and letters relate to reading and will build a foundation for future learning. Interaction with instructors and other children encourages social development and allows caregivers to connect.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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Babytime Class

For children 0-24 months and their caregivers. Caregivers will learn songs, stories and rhymes to enhance personal reading time. These skills will help children build vocabulary, recognize objects, and build a foundation for reading and learning. Some baby signs will be incorporated in this storytime. (Thursdays only)

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Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 11:15am to 11:45am

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Drop-in Thursday Activity Club

Make liquid motion toys, create snow and play Wii Games! We’ll do something new each Thursday afternoon. This is a drop-in for grades 4 and up so you can bring your friends or meet some new ones.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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The Art of Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein helped pioneer the Pop Art movement in America. His paintings, inspired by comic strips, are considered to be some of the best examples of Pop Art of the 1960’s. In this session, we will explore Lichtenstein’s comic strip works, but also his years studying and teaching at the Ohio State University, the uneasy relationship he had with critics, and his later works including the Brushstrokes series and his work that was inspired by masterpieces painted by by Van Gogh, Cezanne and others.

Presented by Ann Shifflet, Art History instructor at Columbus College of Art and Design.

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Friday, January 13, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Family Books and Build

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for inspiring stories and unplugged free building with our Lego and Duplo bricks. Registration is required and begins two weeks prior to each event. Please note, children will not be able to keep their creations.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am

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Babytime Class

For children 0-24 months and their caregivers. Caregivers will learn songs, stories and rhymes to enhance personal reading time. These skills will help children build vocabulary, recognize objects, and build a foundation for reading and learning.

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Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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