Youth Services Department- Call 724-1525 x 4118 for more information on programs!
Printable November 2014 Calendar
Homework Help: (Grades 2-8) Mondays and Tuesdays, 4:00 - 6:00 pm. Bright Futures Scholarship students will be at the library to tutor and assist students with their homework. Tutoring is provided first come, first served.
Music & Movement- Hip Hop Dance: (Ages 4-9) Tuesday, November 18, 4:00 pm. An introductory Hip-Hop class taught by a certified instructor from Body Altitudes. Registration required.
Preschool Halloween Party: (Ages 5 & under) Friday, October 31, 11:00 am. Join us for spooky stories, songs, games, snacks, a monster mash and other fun activities. Come dressed in your Halloween costume!
Harry Potter Party: (All ages) Friday, October 31, 3:00-5:30 pm. Dress up as your favorite Harry Potter character, enjoy themed snacks and crafts, and watch the first movie Harry Potter and the Socerer's Stone!
Seasonal Puppet Stories and Craft: (Ages 3-8) Saturday, November 8, 10:30 am. The Suncoast Waldorf School proudly presents Spindlewood, with master puppeteer, Connie Manson. Spindlewood takes the audience on a magical journey to Mother Earth's Kingdom where children discover where gnomes and fairies go during the winter time. (The first show in a three part seasonal series.)
Book-a-Trip: Culture and Crafts for Kids: (Ages 4-10) Re-scheduled for Tuesday, November 25, 11:00 am. Explore the culture of Spain through crafts, games, music and food. Registration required.
Toddler Story Time: (Ages 19 months - 3 years) Mondays, 10:30 - 11:15am.
Young ones will be introduced to language and literature as they listen to nursery rhymes and stories, sing songs, and do fingerplays. A simple craft or coloring sheet is offered after story time.
Preschool Story Time: (Ages 2 -6 years) Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:15am.
Your preschooler will develop listening and early literacy skills while participating in an interactive story time with books, songs, and dance. A make-and-take craft is offered after story time.
Baby & Me Story Time: (Ages birth -18 months) Fridays, 10:00 - 10:30am
. Enjoy special bonding time with your baby, listen to a few simple stories, sing songs to your baby, do fingerplays, knee bouncers, bubble time and end with a play session!
Tuesday Crafternoon: (Ages 4-10) Tuesday, November 18, 3:30 pm
Join us for a Thanksgiving story, and then get crafty while making dreamcatchers and placemats! Registration is required.
Wee Sing: (Ages 1-5) Every Tuesday at 10:00 am.
Learn familiar songs with a twist! This program incorporates foreign and sign language, music sticks, and more for an interactive, musical learning experience.
Space is limited to 30 children. Please be prompt or your reservation will be given to others if you arrive more than 10 minutes late.
Sign-up for November begins on Wednesday, October 29th.
Story Yoga: (Ages 3-10) Wednesday, November 5, 4:00 pm. Kids can enjoy fun animal and nature poses, partner games, songs, interactive stories, music and movement! The benefits of yoga for children include: improved flexibility, concentration, patience, balance, and muscle strength. Don't forget to wear stretchy clothes and please bring a mat or beach towel. Please call to register.
Family Musical Yoga: (All ages) Friday, November 21, 4:00 pm.
Parents, grandparents, care-givers and children are invited to stretch, move, breathe, and make music together. No prior yoga experience necessary! Please call to register.
Lego League: (Ages 3 years and up) Saturdays, 3:00 – 4:30 pm and 3:00 - 4:30 pm the fourth Wednesday of the month. Bring your friends and join us for creative building with Legos.
Zumba Kids: (Ages 4-12) Thursday, November 20, 4:00 pm.
Boys and Girls are invited to Shake, Wiggle, and Giggle during this crazy cool dance fitness program, with Instructor Tiffany Palmer Godfrey. Kids will be introduced to World Rhythms such as Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Hip-hop and more. Parents love Zumba Kids because it increases their child’s focus, self-confidence, coordination, and metabolism, and kids love it because it’s FUN!
No registration required.
Wii Wednesday @ the Library: (Ages 5-12) Wednesday, November 19, 3:30-4:30
Join your friends for fun Wii Games. Enjoy some of the following games Just Dance, Mario Cart, Wii Resort Sports
or bring your own rated E for Everyone game.
Children's Movie: November 12, 3:30 pm. (Ages 12 and under) Watch the story of sleeping beauty in Maleficent (2014), starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning.
Children's Holiday "Drive-In" Movie: Wednesday, December 10, 3:00 pm. Children can use library boxes to create their own "sleighs" and then enjoy the "drive-in" movie! Take your sleigh home to continue the fun! Ages 10 and under.
Free popcorn and drink provided!
A Dog is a READER’S Best Friend! These dogs are specially trained to listen patiently while a child practices reading and gains more confidence. Each reader will earn a Pawsome Reader Certificate!
Read to Oliver!: Friday, November 21, 3:00 pm.
Oliver, the super fuzzy Spitz, is a calm, experienced and adorable therapy dog trained by Therapy Dogs, International
. Oliver looks forward to meeting all the kid's and helping them practice their reading skills! Woof!
Children’s Sign Language Course: (Ages 4-12) Classes will be held on Mondays at 4:30 pm. ASL course that includes Sign Language vocabulary, stories and crafts or activities for children. Call the Deaf Services Office at 727-724-1525 extension 4120 to register.
Infant/Toddler Sign Language Course: (ages 0-3) Classes will be held on Thursdays at 10:30 am. These fun and interactive signing classes will teach you how to include signs naturally while interacting with your child through daily routines, playtime, story time and music. Call the Deaf Services Office at 727-724-1525 extension 4120 to register.