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Published: Thursday, 12/27/2001

Programs at the West Toledo Branch

Babytime

Mondays, February 4 - April 8, 10 a.m.

12 - 24 months

Twenty-minute storytimes for 12-24 month olds with their adult caregivers. Nursery rhymes, fingerplays, board books and music for the very small.

Registration begins January 21, 419-259-5290.

Toddler Time

Tuesdays, February 5 - April 9, 10 a.m.

2-3 years old

Thirty-minute storytimes for 2 and 3 year olds with their adult caregivers. Stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and more.

Registration begins January 21, 419-259-5290.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays, February 5 - April 9, 11 a.m.

3-5 year olds.

Thirty-minute storytimes for 3-5 year olds without caregivers. Stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and more. Registration begins January 21.

Registration required, 419-259-5290.

Family Time @ Your Library

Mondays, February 4 - April 8, 11 a.m.

2-5 years old

Thirty-minute storytimes for 2-5 year olds. Two year olds must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and more. Registration begins January 21, 419-259-5290.

Family Tme @ Your Library

Wednesdays, February 6 - April 10, 7 p.m.

2-5 years old

Thirty-minute storytimes for 2-5 year olds. Two-year-olds must be accompanied by adult caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and more. Registration begins January 21, 419-259-5290.

Family Time @ Your Library

Thursdays, February 7 - April 11, 7 p.m.

2-5 years old

30 minute storytimes for 2-5 year olds. 2 year olds must be accompanied by adult caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and more. Registration begins January 21. Registration required, 419-259-5290.

Magic @ Your Library

January 29, 7 p.m. All ages.

Spend a magical evening at the newly remodeled West Toledo Branch when magician Dave Simon performs for your family. Lots of food, fun, and family entertainment. No registration necessary.

Magic Lessons @ Your Library

Tuesdays, February 5 - April 9, 7 p.m.

Children ages 9 and older are invited to study magic on Tuesday evenings under the direction of Dave Simon. This 10-week course is free, and will end with a magic show where students demonstrate their newly acquired talents.

Registration begins January 21, 419-259-5290.

Love @ Your Library

February 11 - February 16, 9 a.m.

Grades K-5

Children in grades K-5 are invited to celebrate Library Lovers' Month and Valentine's Day by stopping by the children's area this week to create a special "heart-felt" craft.

Dr. Seuss @ Your Library

March 1 - March 30, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Grades K - 5

We don't have one fish, two fish, red fish, or blue fish, but we do have "gold fish". Children in grades K-5 can celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday this month by checking out books for a chance to win gold fish snack crackers. And don't forget to stop by the children's area to pick up a take-and-make Dr. Seuss

craft.

Laughter @ Your Library

April 17, 7 p.m.

All ages

Celebrate National Library Week with an evening of hilarious family fun. Join Joyce Davis as she brings her fabulous puppets to the West Toledo Branch for a night of wonderful entertainment. No registration necessary.

Summer Planning

January 14, 4 - 5 p.m.

Grades 5-12

It may be winter, but we're thinking about summer fun at the library. Have an idea for a summer program or activity? We'd like to hear from you, so join us for snacks and brainstorming.

Library Olympics

February 11, 4 - 5 p.m.

Grades 5-12

Let's go for the gold in some unique and challenging competitions you won't find anywhere else.

Take It-Make It

March 11 - March 16, noon - 5:30 p.m.

Grades 5-12

Pick up your supplies and instructions at the library during this week for a write-on wipe-off message board to make at home.

How's the weather?

April 8, 4 - 5 p.m.

Grades 5-8

Join us for a crafty time at the library when we make a sure-to-be accurate "weather reporter".

Second Annual Teen Art Contest

January 1 - January 30, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Grades 6-12

Get your art on display in our brand new area that's just for teens! Bring in your artwork in between January 1-30, or pick up some supplies at the reference desk and work here. Prize-winners will be selected by Joseph Mold, Digital Designer at the University of Toledo! Don't miss the awards ceremony Thursday January 31 at 7 PM!

Second Annual Teen Art Contest Awards Ceremony

January 31, 7 - 8 p.m.

Grades 6-12

Everyone is invited to the awards ceremony for the Teen Art Contest as West Toledo Branch is transformed into an art gallery. View the contest entries, have some refreshments, and meet the young artists, as well as some professionals working in various fields of art and design.

After-School Cafe and Teen Advisory Board Meeting

February 21, 4 - 5 p.m.

Grades 6-12

We want YOU for the West Toledo Teen Advisory Board! Join us for a cafe meeting to discuss what you want to see and do at your branch. Bring your ideas and we'll bring the snacks!

MADD Poets Society Interactive Performance Troop

March 21, 7 - 8 p.m.

Grades 6-12

Making a Direct Difference - the MADD Poets Society invites you to experience their dynamic blend of poetry and rap performance. Audience participation will be encouraged! Bring your own poems and songs or just enjoy the show.

Second Annual West Toledo Teen Choice Awards Raffle

April 25,

7 - 8 p.m.

Grades 6-12

During the month of April, pick up a ballot to vote for your favorite movies, music, and TV shows. Your ballot enters you in to a raffle. Then come to the awards ceremony to see who wins the raffle and the West Toledo Teen Choice Awards!

Hands-On Internet

January 19, 9 - 9:45 a.m.

Sit at the computer and give it a try!

Registration required, 419-259-5920.

Hands-On Internet

February 23, 9 - 9:45 a.m.

Sit at the computer and give it a try!

Registration required, 419-259-5290.

E-MAIL

March 2, 9 - 9:45 a.m.

Get signed up for a free web mail account and learn the basics!

Registration required, 419-259-5290.

Hands-On Internet

March 30, 9 - 9:45 a.m.

Sit at the computer and give it a try!

Registration required, 419-259-5290.

Hands-On Internet

April 20, 9 - 9:45 a.m.

Sit at the computer and give it a try!

Registration required, 419-259-5290.

Under a Wing by Reeve Lindbergh (92 L7424)

January 17, 2 p.m.

Scarlet Feather by Maeve Binchy

February 21, 2 p.m.

The Bonesetter's Daughter by Amy Tan

March 21, 2 p.m.

Pay It Forward by Catherine Ryan Hyde

April 18, 2 p.m.



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