Southeast Branch

Celebrate Teen Literature Day: Book Talks

filmAccepting Submission through Thursday, April 17

Attention teens: We are seeking Book Talks that celebrate teen literature to post on the Southeast Blog. Book Talks may be no more than 30 seconds and must be about a teen book. Fiction, non-fiction, and graphic novels are all acceptable. Book Talks need to be submitted to Miss Kristine or Miss Alex by Thursday, April 17. Call the library at 827-6900 for more information.

 

El Día de los Libros: Book Fiesta Bingo

book fiestaWednesday, April 30 @ 3pm

Celebrate Children’s Book Day aka Día with a game of multilingual picture bingo.  Win books and sweet treats from around the world.  This is a family program for children of all ages.

 

Earth Day Nature Film

chimpanzeeTuesday, April 22 @ 6pm

In honor of Earth Day, children, teens, and families are invited to view a film about an adorable baby chimp named Oscar and his entertaining approach to life in a remarkable story of family bonds and individual triumph. This film is rated G. Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

 

National Library Week: Bedtime Storytime

national library week 2014Tuesday, April 15 @ 6:30pm

Wear your PJs to this special session of our regular Wednesday storytime where we do storytime backwards. Arts and crafts come first and then we will wind down with some favorite stories. This is a family program that is suitable for all young children.

How much do you love your library?  This much?  THIS MUCH?  In honor of National Library Week we will be reading stories about libraries and books.

 

Money Smart Week: Teen Coffeehouse

moneySaturday, April 12 @ 2pm

Calling all teen artists, poets, and scholars: come share your drawings, sketches, poems, stories... anything. We will meet in the Teen Lounge and share our art and the art of others. Bring your sketchbooks, journals, and your own coffee mug and we'll fill it with decaf coffee, tea, hot chocolate, or apple cider. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

Celebrate Money Smart Week with a little lesson on Dollars and Sense.

 

 

National D.E.A.R. Day: Read to Rover

ribsySaturday, April 12 @ 11am

Elementary students and beginning readers are invited to join our volunteer therapy dogs for a barking good time. Read your favorite stories to these clever canines and become a member of the Read to Rover Frequent Reader Club. Don't miss this great experience.

Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.) with Maddie, Clifford, and Cookie today!  We will read an excerpt from Beverly Cleary's Ribsy and have some fun giveaways.

 

Read to Rover

maddieSaturday, April 26 @ 11am

Who let the dogs out? Elementary students and beginning readers are invited to join our volunteer therapy dogs for a barking good time. Read your favorite stories to these clever canines and become a member of the Read to Rover Frequent Reader Club. Don't miss this great experience.

Come visit with Maddie, Clifford, and Cookie. Read them one of your favorite books or one of the many doggie tales we have at the library.

 

April Fools' Mug Cakes for Teens

cakeTuesday, April 1 @ 6pm

No fooling – you can bake a cake in a mug. Don’t believe us? Bring a mug and we’ll show you how it’s done. Teens (Age 11-18) are welcome to this program, sponsored by the Friends of the Southeast Branch Library.

 

Southeast Bookclub: Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

Thursday, April 24 at 6:45pm

This riveting story concerns a young wife and mother on a failing farm in rural Tennessee who experiences something she cannot explain, and how her discovery energizes various competing factions - religious leaders, climate scientists, environmentalists, and politicians - trapping her in the center of the conflict and ultimately opening up her world. New members are always welcome.

 

Southeast Movie Night

movie nightThursday, April 17 at 6pm

Based on a powerful true story of a woman who spends most of her life searching for the son she gave up for adoption, and led by note-perfect performances from Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, this newly released PG-13 film offers a profoundly affecting drama for adult film-goers of all ages. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

 

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