Together With Twos - Storytime for children 24 months and under and a caregiver. This storytime is age-appropriate for toddlers with short stories, songs and lots of movement. Each program is 30 minutes in length.
Story Friends - Storytime for preschoolers 5 years and under and a caregiver. This storytime has longer stories, interspersed with songs and movement activities. This program is 45 minutes in length.
Skit-torytime!- Every Wednesday, September 4th-December 18th at 3:30 pm School-age kids will love this storytime filled with inter-active skits, puppets shows and story fun. Kindergarten and up.
Come for social playtime in our Children’s Program room with our special play equipment. Stay as little or as long as you like! All preschool age children and caregivers welcome!
Mondays- 3:00p-4:30p- Beginning September 9th through December 16th- Kick-start Your Manic Monday!- Make the Library your place to get your week off to a great start! Join us in the program room for time with other school-age friends. Do your homework on comfy pillows, eat a snack, watch some T.V., play a game-every week is different and based on what the crowd for that week wants to do. Most weeks, homework help will be available.This is your chance to kick-start your week with your friends at the library! Grades 1-6.
Come with friends and create Lego masterpieces and win prizes. 2nd grade and up.
Family Night with Santa and His Magical Wonderland- December 10th, 6:00 pm supper, 6:30 pm show Join us for dinner and a show! This month, enjoy Cheesesteak perfection from the Philly Connection and enjoy Santa’s fantastic Christmas show! Must call to register 978-0158. All ages welcome. Dinner served from 6-6:30pm; show begins promptly at 6:30 pm.
Saturday, December 14th from 10:00a-12:00p- Babysitting For Our P.A.L.S. Our holiday gift to our P.A.L.S. members-free time to yourself! Bring us your children and we will entertain them while you take a much-needed break before the holiday rush takes over. Ages 3 & up (must be potty-trained). Please call Ms. April to register.
Preschool Pals: Life-Size Candyland- Thursday, December 19th at 10:30 am. If you love Candyland, you will love being the game pieces in our life-size game. Candyland characters will come to life as well! Ages 5 & under. Must call to register 978-0158.
Tuesday, January 14th at 6:00 pm- Ventriloquist Cliff Patton & Skeeter A light supper will be served from 6:00-6:30, followed by a program featuring the hilarious Cliff & Skeeter. Please call 978-0155 to register or visit the website to sign up- www.vestavialibrary.org.
Thursday, January 16th at 10:30 am- Teddy Bear Sleep-Over The first-ever program for your Teddy Bear(or favorite stuffed animal). Drop off your friend at the library on Tuesday or Wednesday, then return to pick them up on Thursday and find out what kind of fun they enjoyed at their sleepover! We will have videos of your bears (or other fluffy friends) dancing, singing Karaoke and other fun things they enjoyed. We will also have a Teddy Bear Tea Party to re-unite you with your friend. They will have so much fun, and you will have fun seeing all they did! Your bear will be your registration, but you must bring them for the “sleepover” on Tuesday or Wednesday before the program. Ages 5 & under.
Tuesday, February 11th, at 6:00 pm- DEA: Critter Tales A light supper will be served from 6:00-6:30, followed by a program featuring two live animal stories. Come see our surprise visitors! Please call 978-0155 to register or visit the website to sign up- www.vestavialibrary.org.
Thursday, February 20th at 10:30 am- Elephant & Piggie Celebrate Friendship! Mo Willem’s Elephant & Piggie characters will be here to show us all how important friends can be! Please call to register! Ages 5 & under.
Like to write? Looking for an audience with which to share your work? The Teen Department is offering a writing group where teens can build writing skills and provide feedback to one another. Snacks served. Wed, Dec 11 @ 4PM
Come to the library and enjoy awesome video games on the Wii and Xbox 360. We will also have board games to play with fellow teens! Snacks served. Fri, Dec 13th @ 4PM
The library will be staying open until 9:00 p.m. on December 16, 17, 18, and 19. Make sure to take advantage of the extra time to get all of your studying done!
Need a break from studying? The Teen Department is offering 30 minute study breaks for teens to take a load off after some last minute cramming. Come, eat snacks, and play games before getting back to the grind! Exam Study Breaks – December 16-19, 2013 at 3:00, 5:00, & 7:00
Who will reign supreme in this battle royal of epic proportions? Come, dominate the competition, and fight to win a Gamestop gift card! Snacks served. Fri, Dec 20th @ 4PM
Come to the library and enjoy awesome video games on the Wii and Xbox 360. We will also have board games to play with fellow teens! Snacks served. Fri, Dec 27th @ 4PM
December 9th 5:00 PM - Microsoft Word - Part 1 (Beginners)
December 10th 5:00 PM - Microsoft Word - Part 2 (Advanced)
December 12th 6:00 PM - Introduction to the Computer (for New Beginners)
December 13th - Download Free Library Books with your Kindle (One on One Training – Please call for an Appointment Time)
December 17th 6:00 PM - Introduction to Microsoft Windows 8
December 19th 5:30 PM – Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint
December 27th 1:00 PM – Resume 101 Learn to Properly Format a Job Resume
December 27th – 4:00 PM - Introduction to Microsoft You'll start by learning how to navigate the Publisher workspace using the ribbon, and how to access both local and online Publisher templates. Next, you'll find out how to create and manage text, pictures, graphics, and other elements, such as tables and shapes, and see how you can use these different components to create a variety of documents.
December 28th 11:00 AM - Microsoft Excel- Part 1 (Beginners)
December 28th 3:00 PM – Microsoft Excel- Part 2 (Advanced)
December 30th - Download Free Library Books with your Kindle (One on One Training – Please call for an Appointment Time)