If you thought last week at NMPL was fun, just wait till you see what we have planned for this week!
Jr. Makers will be crafting popsicle stick spider webs on Monday at 3:45pm and the Evening Tales crew will learn how to make spooky plaster of paris ghosts on Monday at 6pm! Community Storytime is Tuesday at 4:30pm and learn how to DIY that perfect finishing touch to your Halloween costume at Masters of Disguise on Tuesday at 6pm. Creative Kids will be crafting BEAUTIFUL mason jar ring pumpkins Wednesday at 3:45pm. These festive pieces are sure to be the centerpiece of your table! For those who have registered, Paint Like Bob Ross: Black-Eyed Susans will be Wednesday at 5:30pm, sharp. Open Lego Hour will attempt to build and navigate tricky Lego marble mazes on Thursday at 3:45pm, and our second Paint Like Bob Ross class, will be Saturday at 10am, for those who have registered. Lastly, ask for "The Chestnut Man" next time you are in the library if you're interested in a chilly fall mystery!
Storytime is today at 11am! We're reading TWO special Halloween stories today, singing songs, and decorating silly bats!
Open Lego Hour is today at 3:45pm in the Children's Department! Enjoy a free time to build, create and dream with Legos!
BOO! NMPL's Spooky Silly Halloween Party has finally arrived! Join us anytime between 5pm and 7pm for fun games, crafts, snacks, temporary tattoos, face painting by Manchester University, our annual costume contest, and for the first time ever, hay rides! EVERYONE IS INVITED!
Wear your best spooky silly costume and enter our annual costume contest for a chance to win a fabulous trophy! All participants will register for the contest at the Halloween party. Winners will be announced the following week.
This years costume categories will be:
Our November Newsletter is now available for viewing! Click HERE to check it out! Print copies will be made available at the front desk.
Teen Makers is today at 3:45pm in the Makerspace and Creative Kids will be making goofy funny face flips books today at 3:45pm in the Children's Department!
We have a full day of programming planned today! We're starting off with Storytime at 11am, where we'll be reading “Little Blue Truck’s Halloween”, making pumpkin paper collages and singing silly songs! 🎃
The Shepherd's Center Book Discussion will meet today at 3:30pm in the Blocher Room to discuss "Beloved" by Toni Morrison. All patrons are welcome to attend!
Community Storytime is back this afternoon with a special visit from a school bus - don't miss it!
Take your Halloween costume to the next level at Masters of Disguise, tonight at 6pm! We'll be learning how to make fake bruises!
Evening Tales is tonight at 6pm! Join us to hear a wonderful Sukkot story and to construct and decorate a Sukkah (booth)!
It's one of our favorite weeks of the year at NMPL... HALLOWEEN PARTY WEEK! But we have lots of amazing programs scheduled before the big event! Evening Tales will be making sukkot booths on Monday at 6pm and the Shepherd's Center Book Discussion will meet Tuesday at 3:30pm in the Blocher Community Room. You will not want to miss our special Story on a School Bus for Community Storytime on Tuesday at 4:30pm, and come learn how to make your Halloween costume really pop at Masters of Disguise on Tuesday at 6pm. Creative Kids will learn how to make a Funny Face Flip book on Wednesday at 3:45pm and Storytime will Thursday at 11am. NMPL'S SPOOKY SILLY HALLOWEEN PARTY & COSTUME CONTEST will be Thursday from 5pm to 7pm - EVERYONE is welcome to drop by at any point during those two hours! We'll have fun games, crafts, snacks, temporary tattoos, face painting by Manchester University, our annual costume contest, and for the first time ever, hay rides! Click HERE for more information on the big event! We're wrapping up the week with a return of the popular Kids & Canvas program. No registration is required at this event, just show up and enjoy painting a goofy pumpkin canvas!
We hope you'll join us next week at the library!
Teen Makers is today at 3:45pm in the Makerspace and we're celebrating this beautiful fall weather today by making 3D Fall Art at 3:45pm at our Creative Kids program! Learn how to use colorful paper and creative folding techniques to create adorable animal friends or a gorgeous autumn masterpiece to take home!
Storytime is today at 11am! We'll be reading "Alpha Oops! H is for Halloween", coloring with dot makers and singing silly songs!
Community Storytime is today at 4:30pm! We'll be having a special visit from a construction vehicle, so don't miss it!
For Halloween DIYers, Skeleton Gloves amp up the spooky factor tonight at 6pm at our Masters of Disguise program!
PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO JR. MAKERS TODAY.
Evening Tales is learning how to make colorful sharpie tie dye tonight at 6pm! If possible, bring a t-shirt or pillowcase to tie-dye! (If you can't, we'll have some pieces of fabric you can use but it will be more fun to have your own shirt you can wear!)
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