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Central Library: 434.979.7151 ext 3 | Email Central Children's Staff

The Library's storytimes are designed for families. Please call to schedule a personalized storytime for your group.

Mother Goose Time

June 15, 2015
10:00 am

Designed for babies ages 6 to 24 months with a caregiver
10-15 minutes of simple stories, rhymes, and songs chosen to enhance your wee one's language development followed by time to play and socialize.
Summer Session June 15 - July 27

Romp & Stomp Mondays

June 15, 2015
11:00 am

For 2-5 year-olds with a favorite caregiver caregiver
Registration is required and begins on June 1. Please only register for either the Monday or the Wednesday
Please only register for either the Monday session or the Wednesday session. Play with your preschooler in this lively early literacy class of music, stories, drama, movement, art, play and more.
Summer Session June 15 - July 27

Romp & Stomp Wednesdays

June 17, 2015
10:30 am

For 2 - 5 year olds with a favorite caregiver
Registration is required and begins on June 1. Please only register for
either the Monday session or the Wednesday session

Play with your preschooler in this lively early literacy class of music, stories, drama, and movement, art play and more.
Summer Session June 17 - July 29

Tales for Twos

June 18, 2015
10:30 am

For children who are already 2 with a favorite adult.
No registration required
A fun-filled, participatory half-hour of picture books,songs,fingerplays
and flannel stories that encourage your 2 year olds emerging literary skills.
encourage your 2 year olds emerging literary skills.
Summer Session June 18 - July 30

Summer Reading Kickoff Hullabaloo!

June 06, 2015
10:00 am

Celebrate the sweet start of summer at Central Library's annual street party. Meet Richard Scarry's
Hucklecat, swing to the sounds of a Dixieland Band, snack on popcorn and donuts, and get a freshmade
balloon animal to take home. Don’t miss the fabulous face painting or the chance to check out the
the Friends’ mini book sale. Don’t forget to pick up your JMRL Summer Challenge sheet.

Romp Dance Day

June 10, 2015
10:30 am

For ages 2-5 with a caregiver
No registration required
Drop-in for a sampling of Romp & Stomp's favorite are projects. Play with
materials and create masterpieces to take home.

SPCA Paws to Read

June 11, 2015
4:00 pm

For ages 5 & up, no younger siblings please
No registration required
Do you want to get together with LEGO-minded people to build great things?
All you need to bring is your creativity and natural engineering ability;
Central Library will have the building blocks for your next creation.

Stories with a Twist

June 16, 2015
10:30 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Wild and wacky, magical and musical, goofy and glorious storytelling adventures with Barbara Lawson

Rhythm Works Drumming

June 18, 2015
3:00 pm

For rising 3rd grade and up
Registration is required and begins on June 1
Let’s drum and transform poems into music.
Improvise your own musical compositions using West African xylophones, drums and rhythm instruments including conga drums, maracas, cowbells, shakers, and more. National Board Certified teacher and musician, John Visel, will teach us ways to make connections between the syllabic rhythm of language and the sonic rhythm of music.

Juneteenth Celebration

June 18, 2015
7:00 pm

No registration required; best for families with children ages 5+
Juneteenth is the oldest known commemoration of the end of slavery. Join storyteller Page Hill for an evening of call and response, interactive
participation and collaborative art celebrating freedom.

Who Done It?

June 19, 2015
6:00 pm

Drop in for family fun; best for children 5 and up
Was it Miss Scarlet in the dining room with the candlestick? Colonel Mustard in the study with the lead pipe? Help solve the mystery in an after-hours
life-size Clue game using all the rooms in library!

Reptiles Alive

June 23, 2015
10:30 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Welcome to the wonderful wild world of reptiles. Lisssten to snake secrets, laugh at lizard legends
and tingle to turtle tales

Book Bag: A Tween Book Club

June 23, 2015
3:30 pm

For older elementary level readers, ages 9 - 12
Registration is required and is ongoing. Space is limited
Ravenous readers are invited to read and discuss a different book each month. Join in fun book-related crafts, activities, games, and snacks. Free books will be provided.


Monday, August 10 at 6pm"Dolphin Song by by Lauren St. John
We'll watch the movie Dolphin Tale Rated PG, 113 minutes. Eleven-year-old
Sawyer Nelson becomes fascinated by the efforts of a local aquarium to save
a dolphin injured in a crab trap.

Family Movie Matinee

June 25, 2015
2:00 pm

No registration required
Bring the family to Central Library for free fresh popcorn and fabulous films on the big screen. JMRL has chairs, but bring a blanket or pillows if you want to lounge on the floor.
June 25: Light House Studio Mini Film Festival
July 16: “Annie” (2014)

Einstein’s Monkey

June 30, 2015
10:30 am

Best for ages 3 and up
A couple of guys who deliver an upbeat, dancing, clapping, singing along as loud as you can sort of affair.

Bill Wellington

July 07, 2015
10:30 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Fantastically fun and exceptionally educational music and stories.

Music on the Steps

July 10, 2015
12:00 pm

No registration required
Lunch to the rhythm as ensembles from the Charlottesville Municipal Band and
other local groups serenade you while you munch. Alternate location: McIntire
Room.

Groovy Nate

July 14, 2015
10:30 am

Best for ages 3 and up
An entertainer who blends music, puppetry, movement, and comedy into one groovy experience.

Beverly Botsford

July 21, 2015
10:30 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Rock to the rhythms as this percussionist weaves music, movement, and the spoken word into a
colorful, rhythmic tapestry.

Crozet Library: 434.823.4050 | Email Us

SPCA Paws to Read

June 11, 2015
11:00 am

Registration if required. Contatct the Crozet Library for more details
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to Lucy, a therapy dog. Lucy is a registered therapy animal with the Charlottesville Albemarle SPCA who volunteers with her owner/handler, Ellen, as a team. Sign up for a 15-minute appointment and bring a favorite book to read. For any young reader.

LEGO at the Library

June 16, 2015
2:00 pm

Ages 6-11
Registration is requested and begins on June l. Drop-ins are always welcome
It’s time to get building! Join other master builders for an hour of open-ended block building fun. The library provides the LEGOs, you bring your
imagination!

Stories with a Twist

June 17, 2015
10:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Wild and wacky, magical and musical, goofy and glorious storytelling adventures with Barbara Lawson.

Let's Dance: Hawaiian Hula

June 17, 2015
1:00 pm

Ages 7-11
Registration is required and begins on June 1
Put on your favorite luau attire and join Director Lea Moore of the Charlottesville Performing Arts School for a hula lesson! Learn basics about Hawaiian dance and culture and a fun routine or two.

Let's Dance: Hip Hop & Break Dance

June 17, 2015
1:00 pm

Ages 7 - 11
Registration is required and begins on June 1
This upbeat class familiarizes kids with the basic elements of hip-hop dancing to age appropriate music. Pop, wave, tut, freestyle, and break dance
with Director Lea Moore of the Charlottesville Performing Arts School.

Friday Morning Matinee

June 19, 2015
10:00 am

Ages 2-6
Registration is requested and begins on June 1. Drop-ins are always welcome
Join your friends at the library for a morning movie, “The Rescuers,” rated G. We’ll pop the popcorn, you bring along something comfy to lounge on.

Reptiles Alive

June 24, 2015
10:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Welcome to the wonderful wild world of reptiles. Lisssten to snake secrets, laugh at lizard legends
and tingle to turtle tales

Stitches Handcraft Group

June 30, 2015
4:30 pm

Ages 8 to adult
Drop-ins are always welcome
Bring any handwork project you’re working on or are interested in learning, and join this group for an hour of handcrafting and sharing.

Einstein’s Monkey

July 01, 2015
10:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
A couple of guys who deliver an upbeat, dancing, clapping, singing along as loud as you can sort of
affair.

Bill Wellington

July 08, 2015
10:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Fantastically fun and exceptionally educational music and stories.

Groovy Nate

July 15, 2015
10:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
An entertainer who blends music, puppetry, movement, and comedy into one groovy experience.

Beverly Botsford

July 22, 2015
10:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Rock to the rhythms as this percussionist weaves music, movement, and the spoken word into a
colorful, rhythmic tapestry.

Gordon Avenue Library: 434.296.5544 | Email Us

Monkey Business

May 28, 2015
10:30 am

Registration is required and begins on June 2
Come monkey around with exciting stories, fingerplays, silly songs, and flannel stories! Designed to help independent 3, 4, and 5 year olds
practice that self-sufficiency (but accompanying adult welcome too) and develop early literacy skills to help them be ready to read and succeed.
Summer Session June 18 - July 30

Mother Goose Time Mondays 9:30

June 15, 2015
9:30 am

Registration is required and begins on June 2
Simple stories, rhymes, and songs for children under 24 months and caregiver. This special time supports early literacy and language skills by encouraging singing, playing, talking, and reading.
Summer Session June 15 - July 27

Reading Rumpus

June 15, 2015
10:30 am

No registration required
A lively, drop-in that brings books to life with participation, song, and movement. Designed for children up to 3 years and accompanying caregiver
to encourage early literacy and language.
Summer Session June 15 - July 27

Mother Goose Time Mondays 11:30

June 15, 2015
11:30 am

Registration is required and begins on June 2
Simple stories, rhymes, and songs for children under 24 months and caregiver. This special time supports early literacy and language skills by encouraging singing, playing, talking, and reading.
Summer Session June 15 - July 27

Mother Goose Time: Tuesdays

June 16, 2015
9:30 am

Registration is required and begins on June 2
Simple stories, rhymes, and songs for children under 24 months and caregiver. This special time supports early literacy and language skills by encouraging singing, playing, talking, and reading.
Summer Session June 16 - July 28

2's and 3's Together

June 16, 2015
10:30 am

Registration is required and begins on June 2
Stories, songs, movement and fingerplays designed for 2 and 3 year olds with accompanying adult. Fun ways to develop pre-literacy skills with Sing, Talk,
Read and Play.
Summer Session June 16 - July 28

Drop-In Stories & More

June 06, 2015
11:00 am

No registration required
Add some brain-building to your errands. Stop by on Saturdays for stories,
movement, and early literacy. Sing, Talk, Read and Play fun for the young.

21st Annual Ice Cream Social

June 08, 2015
6:30 pm

I scream, you scream... let’s share some ice cream. It’s time for Gordon Avenue Library’s traditional kick-off for summer fun. Get started in the Summer Reading Program, eat ice cream, and get decorated by Ginny Sieminski of Expressions! Face Painting.

Family Film Friday

June 12, 2015
2:00 pm

Rated PG For all ages
“The sun’ll come out…” Welcome the sunny days of summer with the 2014 version of “Annie.” Sing along to the new versions of the great songs, enjoy popcorn, and relax into summer.

SPCA Paws to Read

June 16, 2015
3:00 pm

For readers in grades K to 2 with a favorite adult
Reading times are limited: registration recommended and begins on week prior to each date
Improve reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a furry friend from the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA’s “Pawsitive Pet Therapy Team.” Come for a fifteen minute turn between 3:00 and 3:45, and we will have stuffed animals to read to while you wait.

Fun for the Young @ The Fralin

June 17, 2015
10:00 am

For ages 3 - 4
Start with a book and then go look! We visit The Fralin Art Museum to share stories, music, and movement. Then the docents invite the youngest
art patrons to explore the Museum. Stories will help enrich the art experience of the current exhibit.
To register or find out what exhibits will be highlighted, email
museumoutreach@virginia.edu or call 434-243-205l

Stories with a Twist

June 17, 2015
2:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
Wild and wacky, magical and musical, goofy and glorious storytelling adventures with Barbara Lawson.

Reptiles Alive

June 24, 2015
2:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
Welcome to the wonderful wild world of reptiles. Lisssten to snake secrets, laugh at lizard legends
and tingle to turtle tales.

Einstein’s Monkey

July 01, 2015
2:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
A couple of guys who deliver an upbeat, dancing, clapping, singing along as loud as you can
clapping, singing along as loud as you can sort of affair.

Bill Wellington

July 08, 2015
2:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
Fantastically fun and exceptionally educational music and stories.

Groovy Nate

July 15, 2015
2:00 pm

Best for age 3 and up
An entertainer who blends music, puppetry, movement, and comedy into one groovy experience.

Beverly Botsford

July 22, 2015
2:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
Rock to the rhythms as this percussionist weaves music, movement, and the spoken word into a
colorful, rhythmic tapestry.

Greene Library: 434.985.5227 | Email Us

Read and Rhyme Time

June 03, 2015
10:30 am

For ages 1-2 with an accompanying parent
Registration is not required. Siblings welcome
Learn about how to promote early literacy while toddlers and grownups enjoy short books, rhymes, fingerplays, a flannel story, and exuberant song and
movement, using scarves, shaker eggs, and rhythm instruments. Each class concludes with a craft and social playtime.

Story Book Beat

June 04, 2015
10:30 am

For ages 3 - 5, with or without caregiver or parent
Focus on a particular skill important to your child’s emerging literacy, highlighted for parents each week by our presenter. Listen to some books, enjoy a flannel story, sing and move to music, using scarves, bean bags, and rhythm instruments. Enjoy a craft and social playtime at conclusion of the
class.

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

June 08, 2015
6:00 pm

No registration required. Read to the Rhythm
Come to Greene County Library’s biggest annual event. Attractions include: special program by Batworld, moon bounce, ice cream, popcorn, face painting, live music, juggling, reptile row, petting zoo, and appearance by “Huckle” the cat from Richard Scarry’s books.

Reptiles Alive

June 16, 2015
11:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Welcome to the wonderful wild world of reptiles. Lisssten to snake secrets, laugh at lizard legends
and tingle to turtle tales.

Stories with a Twist

June 23, 2015
11:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Wild and wacky, magical and musical, goofy and glorious storytelling adventures with Barbara Lawson.

Einstein’s Monkey

July 07, 2015
11:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
A couple of guys who deliver an upbeat, dancing, clapping, singing along as loud as you can sort of
affair.

Bill Wellington

July 14, 2015
11:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Fantastically fun and exceptionally educational music and stories.

Groovy Nate

July 21, 2015
11:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
An entertainer who blends music, puppetry, movement, and comedy into one groovy experience.

Beverly Botsford

July 28, 2015
11:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Rock to the rhythms as this percussionist weaves music, movement, and the spoken word into a
colorful, rhythmic tapestry.

Louisa Library: 540.894.5853 | Email Us

2015 Summer Reading Kickoff

June 09, 2015
2:00 pm

For all ages
Doris McCray and family will play music and refreshments will be provided by the JMRL friends.

Reptiles Alive

June 16, 2015
2:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
Welcome to the wonderful wild world of reptiles. Lisssen to snake secrets, laugh at lizard legends
and tingle to turtle tales.

Stories with a Twist

June 23, 2015
2:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
Wild and wacky, magical and musical, goofy and glorious storytelling adventures with Barbara Lawson.

Library Summer Fun Day

June 30, 2015
2:00 pm

Indoor action day games to get you moving, beachballs, duck games, Twister and hoola-hoop
contest. Music, prizes and fun for all.

Einstein’s Monkey

July 07, 2015
11:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
A couple of guys who deliver an upbeat, dancing, clapping, singing along as loud as you can sort of
affair.

Bill Wellington

July 14, 2015
11:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Fantastically fun and exceptionally educational music and stories.

Groovy Nate

July 21, 2015
11:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
An entertainer who blends music, puppetry, movement, and comedy into one groovy experience.

Beverly Botsford

July 28, 2015
11:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Rock to the rhythms as this percussionist weaves music, movement, and the spoken word into a
colorful, rhythmic tapestry.

LEGO at Louisa

August 04, 2015
2:00 pm

All ages welcome
Enjoy your last days before school starts with our fun time making lego creations. JMRL will have the
the blocks for your next creation provided.

Nelson Memorial Library: 434.263.5904 | Email Us

Stories Out Loud

June 03, 2015
10:30 am

No registration required
Preschool children will enjoy a fun half hour with engaging books, crafts, and activities, as they build their social, creative and early literacy skills.
July 29: Story Time on a School Bus
Join us on a big yellow bus for this week’s Stories Out Loud. It will be a fun way to give children experience with the bus before they start school.

Samplings

May 28, 2015
10:00 am

You are invited each month to a samplings’ buffet of books. Come enjoy the smorgasbord of delightful new and older books on the last Thursday of each
month.

June is Rose Month

June 01, 2015

For all ages
Enjoy books and information for all ages about the beautiful rose.

LEGO Wednesdays

June 03, 2015
4:00 pm

Bring your creativity and imagination. The library will supply the rest.

Summer Reading Kickoff

June 08, 2015
4:00 pm

For all ages
“Read to the Rhythm” is the theme for Summer Reading. Face painting, art projects, lots of activities, ice cream and information abound as this program begins.

Family Summer Movie Matinee

June 13, 2015
10:30 am

Cool off on selected Saturdays in the summer with popcorn and a movie for your family to enjoy.June 13: “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" Rated PG
June 27: “Annie” Rated PG
July 18: “Into the Woods” Rated PG
August 8: “The Princess and the Frog” Rated G
August 29: “Planes: Fire and Rescue” Rated PG

Make & Take Creative Crafts

June 15, 2015

Enjoy crafts but short on time? Stop by the pickup craft table for quick and easy projects to do at your
craft table for quick and easy projects to do at own pace, or take them to go. Materials are provided.
June 15-20: Folding Rose
July 6-11: Intricate Coloring Page
August 17-22: Old Book Heart Design

Stories with a Twist

June 16, 2015
2:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
Wild and wacky, magical and musical, goofy and glorious storytelling adventures with Barbara Lawson.

Reptiles Alive

June 23, 2015
2:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
Welcome to the wonderful wild world of reptiles. Lisssten to snake secrets, laugh at lizard legends
and tingle to turtle tales.

Einstein’s Monkey

June 30, 2015
2:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
A couple of guys who deliver an upbeat, dancing, clapping, singing along as loud as you can sort of
affair.

Celebrate America

July 03, 2015

For all ages
Enjoy books and information for all ages as we celebrate the birthday of our country.

Bill Wellington

July 07, 2015
2:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
Fantastically fun and exceptionally educational music and stories.

Groovy Nate

July 14, 2015
2:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
An entertainer who blends music, puppetry, movement and comedy into one groovy experience.

Beverly Botsford

July 21, 2015
2:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
Rock to the rhythms as this percussionist weaves music, movement, and the spoken word into a
colorful, rhythmic tapestry.

Wacky Wednesday

July 22, 2015

For all ages
Visit the Nelson Memorial Library, find some wacky changes in the library (or the library staff) and win a
wacky prize.

Vesuvius Day

August 24, 2015

For all ages
Learn all about volcanoes with interesting media of all types.

National Trail Mix Day

August 31, 2015

For all ages
Enjoy a sample of trail mix and ideas to help you hit the trail this fall as we close out our programs for the
summer.

Northside Library: 434.973.7893 | Email Us

Two's & Three's Together Wednesdays

June 10, 2015
10:15 am

For 2 and 3 year olds with an accompanying adult
Registration required and begins on May 18
30 minutes of stories, songs, and fingerplays.
Summer Session June 10 - July 29

Preschool Pals Wednesdays

June 10, 2015
11:00 am

Designed for 3, 4, and 5 year olds
Registration required and begins on May 18
30 minutes of stories, songs, and fingerplays who are ready to enjoy independent learning.
Summer Session June 10 - July 29

Preschool Pals Thursdays

June 11, 2015
10:15 am

Designed for 3,4, and 5 year olds
Registration required and begins on May 18
30 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays who are ready to enjoy independent
learning.
Summer Session June 11 - July 30

Two's & Three's Together Thursdays

June 11, 2015
11:00 am

Designed for 2 and 3 year olds with an accompanying adult
Registration required and begins on May 18
30 minutes of stories, songs, and fingerplays.
Summer Session June 11 - July 30

Babies and Books

June 11, 2015
1:30 pm

For babies up to 24 months with accompanying adult
No registration is required
Babies enjoy 15 minutes of nursery rhymes, simple stories, fingerplays and songs followed by 15 minutes of play and social time.
Summer Session June 11 - July 30

Step-Up Stories

June 15, 2015
2:30 pm

For grades 1-3
No registration required but space is limited
45 minutes of exciting stories for school-aged children.
Summer Session June 15 - July 27

Book Bugs Book Group

May 28, 2015
4:00 pm

For bookworms reading at an older elementary level (best for grades 4 and 5)
Join us for a 45-minute session of chatting about books, as well as enjoying snacks and fun games. Books will be provided for first 15 kids to sign up.

January 29, 4:00 PM: “When You Reach Me” by Rebecca Stead. Registration required and begins Thursday, December 4.

No February meeting due to library move

March 26: “Blue Jasmine” by Kashmira Sheth. Registration required and begins on January 29

A Special “Meet the Author” on Tuesday, March 31 at 6pm.

April 30: “The Mysterious Benedict Society” by Trenton Lee Stewart. Registration required and begins
on March 26.

May 28: “The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg” by Rodman Philbrick. Registration required and
begins April 30

Northside Players Drama Club

June 01, 2015
4:00 pm

Grades 3 - 5
Registration required for each workshop and begins one month prior
Calling all actors, join us for a monthly theater workshop. We’ll explore improv, story theater, and puppetry, play fun theater games, and much more!
No experience necessary; just bring your creativity.

LEGO Mania

June 04, 2015
4:00 pm

Grades K-5
No resistration required, but space is limited
Do you want to get together with LEGO-minded people to build great things? All you need to bring is your creativity and natural engineering ability; we will
have the building blocks for your next great creation!

Family Night at the Movies

June 09, 2015
6:30 pm

No registration required but space is limited
Bring a blanket and pillows and join the library for family friendly movies.
Popcorn and drinks provided. All films rated G.
June 9"Trumpet of the Swan" 74 minutes
July 14"Adventures of the Great Mouse Detective,"80 minutes
August 11"Disney's Robin Hood," 83 minutes

Summer Reading Kickoff

June 12, 2015
2:00 pm

No registration required
Join the library as we celebrate the beginning of Summer Reading.

Rhythm Works Drumming

June 16, 2015
3:00 pm

Grades 3 - 5
Registration required and begins on June 2
Let’s drum! Improvise your own musical compositions using West African drums and xylophones. National Board Certified teacher and musician, John Visel, will teach us to drum short echo phrases and rhymes and transform poems
into simple musical ensembles with conga drums, maracas, cowbells, shakers, and other instruments! The goal of this workshop is to make connections
between the syllabic rhythm of language and the sonic rhythm of music.

Stories with a Twist

June 18, 2015
3:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
Wild and wacky, magical and musical, goofy and glorious storytelling adventures with Barbara Lawson.

Reptiles Alive

June 25, 2015
3:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
Welcome to the wonderful wild world of reptiles. Lisssten to snake secrets, laugh at lizard legends
and tingle to turtle tales.

Book Bugs Book Group: Summer Edition

June 26, 2015
3:00 pm

For bookworms reading at an older elementary level (best for grades 4 and 5
Join the library for a 45-minute session of chatting about books, as well as snacks and games. Books will be provided.
June 26:"One Dog and His Boy" by Eva Ibbotson.
Registration required and begins on May 30
July 31:"The Case of the Case of Mistaken Identity"
(Brixton Brothers)Registration required and begins on June 26

Einstein’s Monkey

July 02, 2015
3:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
A couple of guys who deliver an upbeat, dancing, clapping, singing along as loud as you can sort of
affair.

Bill Wellington

July 09, 2015
3:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
Fantastically fun and exceptionally educational music and stories.

Groovy Nate

July 16, 2015
3:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
An entertainer who blends music, puppetry, movement, and comedy into one groovy experience.

Beverly Botsford

July 23, 2015
3:00 pm

Best for ages 3 and up
Rock to the rhythms as this percussionist weaves music, movement, and the spoken word into a
colorful, rhythmic tapestry.

Scottsville Library: 434.286.3541 | Email Us

Toddler Time

Wednesdays 10:00 am

For ages 2 and under
No registration required
A program for babies and toddlers emphasizing includes simple concepts, patterns, and unconditional
acceptance. This 20-minute activity includes books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories.
Summer Session June 10-July 29

Reading Rocks

June 10, 2015
10:30 am

An independent activity for children ages 3-5.
No registration required
An independent activity for children ages 3-5. This 30-minute program introduces new concepts and
ideas, increases vocabulary, improves listening skills, and promotes reading readiness.
Summer Session June 10 - July 29

Stories with a Twist

June 18, 2015
10:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Wild and wacky, magical and musical, goofy and glorious storytelling adventures with Barbara Lawson.

Saturday Matinee: “Alexander and the Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”

June 20, 2015
2:00 pm

No registration requiredJudith Viorst’s acclaimed children’s book comes
to the big screen in this 2014 release. The tale recounts a day in the life of a grumpy young boy who
has everything go wrong, all in one day. Popcorn will be served. Rated PG. For the whole family.

Reptiles Alive

June 25, 2015
10:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Welcome to the wonderful wild world of reptiles. Lisssten to snake secrets, laugh at lizard legends
and tingle to turtle tales.

Monday Afternoon Adventures: Piano Melody

June 29, 2015
2:00 pm

Grades 2 to 4
Registration required and limited to five students
Learn a simple tune in ten minutes. Piano teacher, Lauren Hartburg introduces the piano with a short
one-on-one lesson for each student and then inspires them with a performance.

Einstein’s Monkey

July 02, 2015
10:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
A couple of guys who deliver an upbeat, dancing, clapping, singing along as loud as you can sort of
affair.

Bill Wellington

July 09, 2015
10:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Fantastically fun and exceptionally educational music and stories.

Groovy Nate

July 16, 2015
10:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
An entertainer who blends music, puppetry, movement, and comedy into one groovy experience.

Saturday Matinee: “Big Hero 6”

July 18, 2015
2:00 pm

Inspired by Marvel Comics, a superhero team combats a masked villain. This Disney action comedy won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. Popcorn will be served. Rated PG. For the whole family.

Beverly Botsford

July 23, 2015
10:00 am

Best for ages 3 and up
Rock to the rhythms as this percussionist weaves music, movement, and the spoken word into a
colorful, rhythmic tapestry.

Wacky Wednesday

July 29, 2015

Find some wacky changes in the library and get a wacky prize. Inspired by the book"Wacky Wednesday" by Theo LeSieg.