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 am

Ages 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 am

Ages 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

Ages 2-6
French immersion storytime, with stories, songs, and activities - Register please!

Comfort Quilts

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!

Death Cafe

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.

Christmas Storytime

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

Grades 6-12
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.

Needle Felting

Thursday, December 22, 10:15-11:45 am

Grades 3-12
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!

Holiday Storytime

Thursday, December 22, 10:30-11:15 am

All ages
Celebrate the season with a special story time at the Library. Enjoy stories, songs, a craft, and light refreshments.

Hanukkah Storytime

Thursday, December 29, 6:30-7:15 pm

All ages
Come celebrate the season with a special Hanukkah story time. Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and light snacks.

Coming in January!
Device Jam

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!!