Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Plum Crazy Puppets

Join the Plum Crazy Puppets for a musical journey around the world. Accompany Sir Lancelot the Cat and Suzie Submarine as they visit China, Spain, Africa and Japan.
ADULT ATTENDEES SHOULD REGISTER THEMSELVES AS AGE 21+

Ben's Bubble Show

Ben offers a unique form of entertainment that blends art and science with a touch of magic. With his bare hands and a few simple tools he creates beautiful, humorous, and mind boggling soap bubble sculptures. Smoke bubbles, spinning belt bubbles, and giant bubbles are part of the show. Throw in some humor and a little audience participation and you get one of a kind entertainment that's sure to please young and old alike. ADULT ATTENDEES REGISTER AS AGE 21+.

Electronics for Arduino

Arduino is a fun way to learn about electronics and computer programming. Now the library has Arduino kits for you to play with while getting an easy-to-digest taste of the world of electronics engineering! Come to this introductory workshop to make cool stuff and basically be awesome.

Fall Baby Booktime

Newborns to walkers with parent or caregiver.
Introduce your baby to the sounds and rhythms of language using stories, music, and rhymes. Delight and stimulate your baby's senses and build a foundation for a lifelong love of books and reading. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play featuring age-appropriate toys and time for socialization.

Fall Baby Booktime

Newborns to walkers with parent or caregiver.
Introduce your baby to the sounds and rhythms of language using stories, music, and rhymes. Delight and stimulate your baby's senses and build a foundation for a lifelong love of books and reading. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play featuring age-appropriate toys and time for socialization.

Music, Art, & Yoga, an Inclusive Sensory Storytime

Children of all abilities and their families are invited to join us for music, art, yoga, stories and more! This dynamic program will be led by a Lekotek play specialist. Lekotek is a nonproft organization dedicated to promoting the benefits of play and the inclusion of children with special needs into family and community life.
PLEASE REGISTER ALL CHILDREN WHO WILL ATTEND. AT LEAST ONE PARENT/CAREGIVER PER FAMILY GROUP IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND BUT SHOULD NOT REGISTER.

Getting Excited About Science

Think science is dull? Think again. The exciting world of science comes to you! Join Steve Belliveau as he uncovers the mysteries behind air & water pressure, magnetism & electricity, friction, chemistry, simple machines, conservation of energy, sound and color--all in one action-packed show! ADULT ATTENDEES SHOULD REGISTER AS 21+ YEARS OLD

Film showing & discussion - Women in Peril

Wait until Dark (1967)
Recently blinded Susy Hendrix (Audrey Hepburn) is learning to cope with her blindness. Her life takes a frightening turn when a group of criminals led by Roat (Alan Arkin) start terrorizing her, believing that she has the doll they used to smuggle heroin. Susy’s husband Sam (Efrem Zimbalist Jr.) had taken the doll as a favor for a woman he met on an international flight and brought it back to his apartment. Suzy is alone in her apartment and cut-off from the outside world, desperately trying to survive. The film was directed by Terence Young.

Rise & Shine - Below Stairs: A Servant's Life in Edwardian England

Leslie Goddard, historian, educator, and actress, portrays Margaret Powell, who worked as a servant in stately English homes in the 1920s. Powell's 1968 bestselling memoir "Below Stairs" inspired "Downton Abbey" and "Upstairs, Downstairs." Behind the glamour of the lavish households, a small army of servants toiled around the clock. Learn who they were, what they did, and how their labor shaped and upheld the households.

Fall First Steps

For walking toddlers to 2 year olds with parent or caregiver.
Enjoy an interactive storytime with picture books, songs, fingerplays, puppets, and parachute play. Nurture your toddler's love of books and encourage him or her to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play and time to meet other parents, caregivers, and toddlers.

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