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September 2019

Small Talk

Small Talk is an award-winning series of free classes for parents of babies ages birth to 30 months, in which you’ll learn simple strategies to talk, read, and sing more with your baby. This research-based program by LENA Start has great short-term and long-term benefits. Parents or a primary caregiver attends the classes in the Cafe, while library staff and trained volunteers provide childcare (if needed). Each family receives snacks and a free book at each class session, with a graduation ceremony…

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Mobile Health & Medicine History Museum

This innovative and unique exhibit features the history of medicine and health care from the mid-1600’s to the birth of Emergency Medical Services in 1969.  With artifacts, educational pieces and historical devices, this museum is perfect for all ages. The museum is partitioned into segments, decades, eras and themes such as the 1918 Pandemic, child healthcare, WWI, WWII, Civil Defense and Cold War, Native American medicine, Civil War, Revolutionary War, the Victorian era and others. This museum is extensive and…

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Play Day

This “come and go” program offers the chance for kids (with a caregiver) to play with giant blocks, Legos, dollhouse, kitchen set, and more in the blue activity room. Free, no pre-registration needed. Daycare/preschools groups are asked to pre-register to bring groups of 8 or more children.

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Jammies Jamboree

Families with babies, toddlers, & preschoolers are invited to join music educator, Miss Christine, for hands-on music activities. Wear your pajamas (if you choose) and enjoy the fun. Free. No pre-registration required, but letting us know you’re attending helps us to make sure there are enough instruments, as well as copies of hand-outs. Call 641-754-5738 ext. 3 or email mtownlibrary@yahoo.com with questions and/or to RSVP.

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Storytime

Storytime is held on Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m. and features songs, stories, and fingerplays on a theme. Children of all ages are welcome, with a caregiver. Daycare/preschools groups are asked to pre-register to bring groups of 8 or more children.

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Pokemon League

Pokemon League is for fans of the trading card game. Players bring their own cards and “battle” in an informal league setting, facilitated by volunteers. Volunteers may help players learn to play, as time permits. Players do not lose cards if they lose the battle and may earn new cards and badges through participation. Kids must be at least 8 years old to be at the library without being accompanied by a parent/caregiver. Please call the library at 641-754-5738, ext.…

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Kids Crochet Club

Crochet Club is for kids ages 10 and up to learn the basics of crochet and build skills in a casual, friendly environment. Hook and yarn provided, or bring your own if you’d like. Learn how to make chains, stitches, rows, “in the round”, etc. — working toward a project you can take home after a few weeks! Registering for the Intro registers you for the club (no need to register each month). Each session will consist of an introductory class and then…

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Small Talk

Small Talk is an award-winning series of free classes for parents of babies ages birth to 30 months, in which you’ll learn simple strategies to talk, read, and sing more with your baby. This research-based program by LENA Start has great short-term and long-term benefits. Parents or a primary caregiver attends the classes in the Cafe, while library staff and trained volunteers provide childcare (if needed). Each family receives snacks and a free book at each class session, with a graduation ceremony…

Find out more »

Play Day

This “come and go” program offers the chance for kids (with a caregiver) to play with giant blocks, Legos, dollhouse, kitchen set, and more in the blue activity room. Free, no pre-registration needed. Daycare/preschools groups are asked to pre-register to bring groups of 8 or more children.

Find out more »

Storytime

Storytime is held on Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m. and features songs, stories, and fingerplays on a theme. Children of all ages are welcome, with a caregiver. Daycare/preschools groups are asked to pre-register to bring groups of 8 or more children.

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