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E.g., 02/19/2018
E.g., 02/19/2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Listen & Move Storytime

10:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Children and parents will participate in stories, songs and movement activities that build both gross and fine motor skills, which children need to develop in order to read and write.

Family Storytime

11:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Creating with Books: Birdfeeders

4:30pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

Listen to stories about birds and extend learning by creating a bird feeder that will take care of local birds.

Comic Book Club

6:00pm at Mountain Island

Love comics? Manga? Anime? Come to our Comic Book Club!

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Tiny Tots Storytime

9:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Stories, music and movement for tiny tots. Storytime is designed to develop language, listening and coordination skills. Ages 18 - 36 months.

Family Storytime

10:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Technology/Job Tutor: 1-on-1 Support Session

2:00pm at Internet Floor at Mountain Island

Sign up for a 60-minute session with Library Staff or a Library Volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, email, ebooks, or job help assistance.

Technology/Job Tutor: 1-on-1 Support Session

3:00pm at Reference Computers at Mountain Island

Sign up for a 60-minute session with Library Staff or a Library Volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, email, ebooks, or job help assistance.

Reading Buddies

4:00pm at Mountain Island

If you are in grades K-5, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a teen or adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-session.

Reading Buddies

4:30pm at Mountain Island

If you are in grades K-5, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a teen or adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-session.

Learn, Connect, Play: Video Games

5:00pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

Grab your friends and come play the game of the week on our gaming devices and have some fun while developing critical thinking and teamwork skills.

Reading Buddies

5:00pm at Mountain Island

If you are in grades K-5, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a teen or adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-session.

Reading Buddies

5:30pm at Mountain Island

If you are in grades K-5, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a teen or adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-session.

Learning Circle: Marketing in a Digital World

6:00pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

In conjunction with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, join us for Marketing in a Digital World.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Engage your preschoolers with books, activities, stories and songs that encourage language and pre-reading skill development in order to help them grow into successful readers. Ages 3+

Learn Connect Play: Pokémon Hour

5:00pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

Practice your strategic and critical thinking skills while engaging in this popular card game. Registration encouraged!

English Conversation Club

6:00pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

Practice your English speaking and listening skills in a relaxed environment. Short lectures and plenty of opportunity to practice! Families encouraged to attend.

College 101: Writing the Personal Essay: A Workshop for Students and Parents

6:00pm at Mountain Island

Learn the three most important things to consider before writing the personal essay. Parents will also learn how to best assist their child with their writing selections.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Active Reading Workshop Part 1

10:00am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Come learn fun ideas and activities that you can use to support early literacy at home. Learn how to use the ABC’s of Active Reading one on one with your child.

African American History Month: U.S. Colored Troops Living History

11:00am at Internet Floor at Mountain Island

To commemorate African American History Month, come join Maurice Johnson, an active member of the 102nd U.S.

Monday, February 26, 2018

Family Storytime

10:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Baby Storytime

11:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Babies experience brain stimulation through language and socialization. Engage your little one with new sights and sounds through books, songs, and rhymes. For birth to 18 months.

Homework Study Zone

4:00pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

Drop by the Mountain Island Branch Library for the Study Zone. Spread out and get some school work done, study for tests, or get homework help or free online tutoring.

Reading Buddies

4:30pm at Mountain Island

If you are in grades K-5, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a teen or adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-session.

Reading Buddies

5:00pm at Mountain Island

If you are in grades K-5, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a teen or adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-session.

Homework Help

5:00pm at Mountain Island

If you are between the ages of 5-11 come receive free homework help from a Mountain Island Library VolunTeen in 1-on-1 or group settings. This is a drop-in program - no registration required!

Reading Buddies

5:30pm at Mountain Island

If you are in grades K-5, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a teen or adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-session.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Listen & Move Storytime

10:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Children and parents will participate in stories, songs and movement activities that build both gross and fine motor skills, which children need to develop in order to read and write.

Family Storytime

11:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Learn, Connect, Play: Board Games

4:30pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

Participate in board games that encourage cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills.