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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Teatime Trivia
Acreage Branch
Sat, Feb 28, 2:00 pm

Form a team or compete alone in a stimulating game of trivia. Bragging rights and prizes will be awarded to the winners. (90 min.)

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Book-a-Librarian
Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 03, 10:00 am

Do you have questions about technology, eBooks or researching a topic? We offer personal attention tailored to you in a 30-60 minute session. Call the information desk to make an appointment.

Acoustic Java Jam
Acreage Branch
Sat, Mar 07, 2:00 pm

Experience a caffeinated collection of local talent or bring your acoustic instruments and jam out. Coffee provided by the Friends of the Library. (2 hr.)

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Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 10, 5:00 pm

Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

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Eating Disorders Through the Life Span
Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 11, 7:00 pm

Sharon Glynn, LPN and Director of Programming for The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, will discuss eating disorders in women, men and children throughout their life span. (60 min.)

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Board Game Day
Acreage Branch
Sat, Mar 14, 2:00 pm

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing a variety of classic and contemporary board games. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. All ages. (2 hr.)

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Women's History Month Matinee
Acreage Branch
Sun, Mar 15, 2:00 pm
"Frida."

©Miramax. (118 min.) R

Experience award-winning films chronicling the contributions and achievements of two remarkable women.

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March Madness Competition
Acreage Branch
Mon, Mar 16, 7:00 pm

The most exciting part of the college basketball season has arrived. Fill out a bracket of selected winners and take part in a friendly competition. Track your progress from the first round all the way to the Final Four! (60 min.)

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Sit 'n' Stitch
Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 17, 5:00 pm

Want to learn crochet fundamentals? Want to socialize while you work on your current project? Sit and stitch, meet new people, and share your ideas and knowledge with others who are just learning to crochet. Some materials provided. Ages 9 & up. (2 hr.)

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Harry Potter and the Wizard Quizzers
Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 18, 6:30 pm

Hop on the Hogwarts Express and bring the family to an evening of Harry Potter-themed trivia! House-elves will whip up treats including pizza, punch and prizes. (90 min.)

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Book-a-Librarian
Acreage Branch
Thu, Mar 19, 7:00 pm

Do you have questions about technology, eBooks or researching a topic? We offer personal attention tailored to you in a 30-60 minute session. Call the information desk to make an appointment.

Matters of the Heart: Aging in Place with Dignity
Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 25, 2:00 pm

Andraya Brennan, from the Alzheimer's Care Resource Center, discusses tools and resources designed to enable seniors to remain in control of health care matters while aging in the comfort of their own home. (60 min.)

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Women's History Month Matinee
Acreage Branch
Sun, Mar 29, 2:00 pm
“Gorillas in the Mist.”

©Universal Pictures. (150 min.) PG-13

Experience award-winning films chronicling the contributions and achievements of two remarkable women.

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Card Gamers Club
Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 31, 6:30 pm

Yu-Gi-Oh! Pokémon, Magic and more. If you like collectible card games this is your place to be. Bring your deck, box or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. All ages. (90 min.)

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Children's Program
Club Pokémon
Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 03, 6:30 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and make new friends! Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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American Girl: Chrissa
Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 04, 4:00 pm

Find out how Chrissa faces bullying at her new school and gains the courage to stand strong and speak out. Ages 6-12. (60 min.)

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Crafts for Kids
Acreage Branch
Sat, Mar 14, 2:00 pm

Bring your creativity! Make a new friend and a special St. Patrick's Day craft. Ages 3-7. (60 min.)

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Rubber Band Creations
Acreage Branch
Mon, Mar 16, 2:30 pm

Use our colorful rubber bands to make some cool creations. Learn how to make a basic bracelet or show off amazing creations of your own. Ages 7-17. (60 min.)

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St. Patrick's Day Party!
Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 17, 11:00 am

Get ready for fun and games as we celebrate the holiday with green snacks, green drinks and crazy activities! If you're lucky, you might even win a prize for the greatest green outfit. Ages 6-10. (60 min.)

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Monster Mania
Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 17, 2:30 pm

Spring break is the time to get a little wild! Show us your inner beast by creating a unique blown art monster painting. Dress to get messy. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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Ponies & Horses: Stories and Verses
Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 18, 10:00 am

Before you meet a real life horse get excited about horses with stories, songs and a galloping fun craft. Follow us to the library parking lot afterward and learn about horses with 4H! All ages. (30 min.)

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Let’s Learn about Horses with 4H!
Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 18, 10:30 am

Meet our visiting horse! You’ll discover the basics of caring for and understanding horses with our special guests from 4H. All ages. (60 min.)

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Acreage Explorers' Club: Japan
Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 18, 2:30 pm

We've explored a bit of the African continent, but we need to keep moving! Bring your Explorers' Club Passport and get ready for the cherry blossom festival, a great time for a taste of sweetness, and for discovering the people, places, art and history of Japan. Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Where in the World is My Slipper?
Acreage Branch
Thu, Mar 19, 11:00 am

Cinderella's magic spreads all over the world as we retell different versions of this classic tale and play games to get ready for the Ball. Ages 6-10. (60 min.)

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Get Zentangled
Acreage Branch
Thu, Mar 19, 2:30 pm

Anyone can doodle, but now you can learn the next level of doodling, a fun and easy paper crafting technique that will leave you looking like an expert artist. We'll provide materials and basic instructions to help you make your masterpiece. Ages 10-17. (90 min.)

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Beautiful Butterflies
Acreage Branch
Fri, Mar 20, 11:00 am

Learn all about these interesting, transforming insects with trivia and games, and maybe see a special specimen from the garden. Discover how to create a butterfly-friendly garden and create a butterfly design of your very own. Ages 6-10. (60 min.)

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Shrink Your Art!
Acreage Branch
Fri, Mar 20, 3:30 pm

All you need is a tiny amount of creativity to trace, color and create your own shrinkable art. Ages 8-12. (60 min.)

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How to Train Your Stuffed Animal
Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 24, 3:30 pm

Partake with your plushy pal in games, challenges and crafts to earn your faux furry friend a Certificate of Obedience. Then take home a family photo to remember your special day. Ages 4-7. (60 min.)

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Musical Toddlers & Tykes
Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 25, 3:30 pm

Do you love our story time songs? Join a jam session with all our favorites and lots of musical instruments for you to play along and keep the music going. Ages 0-4. (30 min.)

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LEGO® Master Builders Club
Acreage Branch
Sat, Mar 28, 2:30 pm

Work on your own LEGO® projects as usual or join us in a game that will test your building skills with fun and funny results! Are you a brick head or a Master Builder? Ages 6-12. (90 min.)

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Teen Program
Gamerz Nite: App Attack!
Acreage Branch
Wed, Mar 11, 6:30 pm

Celebrate Teen Tech Week with a night of video games. Play Smash Bros on the library's Wii or try out funny and free smart phone and tablet games perfect for group play. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Beginner's Graphic Design
Acreage Branch
Thu, Mar 12, 6:00 pm

Teen Tech Week continues as we learn the basics of graphic design by using Microsoft Publisher to design, print and laminate bookmarks from scratch. Ages 10-17. (90 min.)

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Acreage Anime Club Presents Haru Masturi!
Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 17, 6:30 pm

Spring is in the air and Anime Club is celebrating Haru Matsuri, the spring festival. Enjoy refreshing snacks and watch relaxing springtime anime. Wear a kimono or learn to make one with origami. Create a simple painting inspired by the sakura, or cherry tree, and don't forget to make your own cherry blossom wish. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

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Spring Break Movie Night
Acreage Branch
Thu, Mar 19, 6:30 pm

©Walt Disney Pictures. (121 min.) Spend tonight doing something awesome with the coolest crew of galactic freaks this side of Orion's Belt. Snacks provided. PG-13

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Pizza Chat
Acreage Branch
Tue, Mar 24, 7:00 pm

Bring a book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17. (60-90 min.)

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Acting Up
Acreage Branch
Thu, Mar 26, 6:30 pm

Come hungry for drama, laughs and pizza as we play cheesy theater games and work on basic acting skills. Ages 12-17. (90 min.)

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