To Do @ the Library: December
Library Closures in December
The Library is closed all day:
December 24, 25, & 26.
LEGO Playdate I
Mondays, December 5 & 12, 10:15-10:45 amAges 1-3
Play date with your friends with Duplo legos, music, and getting to know you.
LEGO Playdate II
Mondays, December 5 & 12, 11-11:45 amAges 4-7
Play Date with standard building LEGOS - music, friends, conversation.
Reading Buddies Playdates
Tuesdays, December 6, 12, & 20, 4-5 pm
Students in grades K-5 play reading, vocabulary, and storytelling games with trained teen volunteers ("Big Buddies"). Registration preferred, but drop-in space may be available.
Stories of the Land; A Lafayette Open Space Community Forum
Tuesday, December 6, 6-7:30 pm
Celebrate Lafayette Open Spaces through stories! An invited guest will share their personal story of long association with places that are now Lafayette Open Space, and old pictures of Lafayette’s Open Spaces will add to our understanding and appreciation of our land. Participants will also be invited to share their own “stories of the land.”
Community Book Group:
The Book of Unknown Americans
Wednesday, December 7, 6-7:30 pm
The Lafayette Community is invited to read and discuss Christina Henriquez' work The Book of Unknown Americans.
Shadow Puppet Performance
Thursday, December 8, 11-11:30 am
A familiar folktale created and performed by local talent.
Free Legal Clinic
Friday, December 9, 2-3:30 pm
A free legal clinic for people who have no attorney; Spanish translator now available. Register for a private 15 minute session.
Storytime en Francais
Friday, December 9, 4-4:30 pm
French immersion storytime, with stories, songs, and activities - Register please!
Saturday, December 10, 1-5 pm
Help create comforting quilts for Lafayette fire and police officers to hand out to children in need! Children welcome when accompanied by an adult.
Friends Holiday Tea
Sunday, December 11, 2-4 pm
Enjoy this treasured Lafayette tradition, an afternoon of tea and cookies, featuring “Tales of Winter Wonder” told by Storysmith Susan Marie Frontczak. Come along for a warm family time!
Tickets on sale at the library! $10/adults, $7/seniors and kids.
Siri & Voice Control on Your Iphone & Ipad Class
Wednesday, December 14, 10:30-11:30 am
Learn tricks and tools you need to get the most benefit from this technology. Register!
Thursday, December 15, 6-7:30 pm
Enjoy coffee, community, and connections, through informal conversations about death.
Sunday Coloring for Adults
Sunday, December 18, 2-4 pm
Relieve stress and calm your mind! Color with us--materials provided.
Monday, December 19, 10:30-11:30 am
All ages story time celebrating the season. Come sing songs, listen to seasonal stories, make a craft, and enjoy cookies and cider.
Winter Break Cookie Decorating
Monday, December 19, 2-3:30 pm
Enjoy your first afternoon of Winter Break at the library! We'll have hot cocoa, cookies, and frosting to decorate with.
Winter Solstice Story Time
Tuesday, December 20, 6:30-7:15 pm
All ages story time celebrating the winter season. Keep warm listening to snowy stories, singing songs, making a craft, and enjoying cookies and cider.
Thursday, December 22, 10:15-11:45 am
Tweens and teens: looking for a last-minute gift for family or friends? Come try needle felting and create your own personalized ornament! Wool and felting needles will be provided, as well as basic instruction and design ideas. Register!
Thursday, December 22, 10:30-11:15 am
Celebrate the season with a special story time at the Library. Enjoy stories, songs, a craft, and light refreshments.
Thursday, December 29, 6:30-7:15 pm
Come celebrate the season with a special Hanukkah story time. Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and light snacks.
Coming in January!
Sunday, January 8, 2-4 pm
Want to learn all about your brand new device? Got an Android, a Chrome book, Kindle Fire, iPad,... bring it to the library. We will have friendly staff and volunteers on hand to help you figure out how the darn thing works!!