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Winter/Spring 2014

Register online for Programs using our Events Calendar!

BocaKids have lots of events to choose from:

@Downtown Library or @Spanish River Library!

 

 

BOCAKIDS @ DOWNTOWN LIBRARY

Story Times

Drop-In Story Time
Downtown Library - Community Room

NO registration...just come and enjoy! (year round)

Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.

Spanish Bilingual Stories (1st Saturday of each month)

(Children must be accompanied by an adult for all Drop-in Story Times)

  • Session 1: Online Registration begins Friday, December 20. Programs begin Monday, January 6.
  • Session 2: Online Registration begins Friday, February 21. Programs begin Monday, March 17.
  • Children age four (4) and under may register for ONE (1) story time program per session.
  • Library card holders will be given preference to register for programs. Non-cardholders may register three (3) days after registration begins.
Mondays  
10:00-10:30 a.m.
Learning Center

Baby Bookworm, "A Lapsit Program"
(3 months to not-yet-walking, accompanied by an adult)

A "lapsit" program designed for one child and one adult. Infants sit on their caregiver's lap and interact with them, enjoying songs, finger plays, and books.

Session 1: Registration begins December 20
Dates: 1/6, 1/13, 1/27, 2/3, 2/10 (NO class 1/20, 2/17)

Session 2: Registration begins February 21
Dates: 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28

3:30-4:30 p.m.
Learning Center

Booktastic Club for 7 to 8 Year Olds
(child attends independently)

Book Club for early readers, full of fun and reading.

Tuesdays  
10:00-10:30 a.m.
Learning Center

Toddler Tales
(walkers through 23 months, accompanied by an adult)

Age appropriate stories, songs, and puppets that teach the love of books to children.

Session 1: Registration begins December 20
Dates: 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18

Session 2: Registration begins February 21
Dates: 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29

Wednesdays  
10:00-10:30 a.m.
Learning Center

Tales for 2's & 3's
(2 and 3 year olds, accompanied by an adult)

Age appropriate stories, songs, and puppets with a simple craft.

Session 1: Registration begins December 20
Dates: 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19

Session 2: Registration begins February 21
Dates: 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30

4:00-4:30 p.m.
Learning Center

Adventures with Authors
(4 to 6 year olds, child attends independently)

Foster your child's love of reading by exploring a popular children's author each week.

Session 1: Registration begins December 20
Dates: 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19

Session 2: Registration begins February 21
Dates: 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30

Early Release Family Movie Thursdays
(No registration - all ages, accompanied by an adult)

Community Room West

  • January 30 @ 1:30: Planes (PG)
  • March 6 @ 1:30: Turbo (PG)

Lego Club
(Grades K - 5, accompanied by an adult)

First Saturday of the month, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Community Room West

Special Programs
Fridays at 3:30 p.m.

  • January 17: Duck in the Truck Pupper Show: "Digging for Dinos, Discovering a Bananasaurus"
  • February 21: Ooopsy the Clown: Sing-a-long Valentine
  • March 7: Dr. Seuss Movie Birthday Celebration: Movie & Party Fun for Everyone
  • March 21: Red Herring Puppets
  • April 25: Jacki Manna: Reading is a Treasure/Puppet Show
  • May 16: Greg Phillips: He's Funbelievable!

*Programs subject to change*

Community Room

Programs are recommended for school aged children.
Children 8 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
**Tickets are required for all Special Programs. Tickets are available 1/2 hour before showtime. **
Chess pieces

Chess Club
(ages 7 to 17)

Saturdays at 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22

Registration begins December 20.

Community Room West

BOCAKIDS @ SPANISH RIVER LIBRARY

Story Times

  • Session 1: Online Registration begins Friday, December 20. Programs begin Tuesday, January 7.
  • Session 2: Online Registration begins Friday, February 21. Programs begin Tuesday, March 18.
  • Children age four (4) and under may register for ONE (1) story time program per session.
  • Library card holders will be given preference to register for programs. Non-cardholders may register three (3) days after registration begins.
Mondays  
3:30-4:30 p.m.
StoryLand

Craft Adventures for 6 to 8 Year Olds
(child attends independently)

2nd Monday of the month.

  • January 13: Design Your Own Backpack (Registration begins January 3)
  • February 10: Crystal Sun Catcher (Registration begins January 31)
  • March 10: Slinky Lizard Artwork (Registration begins February 28)
  • April 14: Paint a Piggy Bank (Registration begins April 4)
Tuesdays  
10:00-10:30 a.m.
StoryLand

Toddler Tales
(walkers through 23 months, accompanied by an adult)

Age appropriate stories, songs, and puppets that teach the love of books to children.

Session 1: Registration begins December 20
Dates: 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18

Session 2: Registration begins February 21
Dates: 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29

Wednesdays  
10:00-10:30 a.m.
StoryLand

Tales for 2's & 3's
(2 and 3 year olds, accompanied by an adult)

Age appropriate stories, songs, and puppets with a simple craft.

Session 1: Registration begins December 20
Dates: 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19

Session 2: Registration begins February 21
Dates: 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30

11:00-11:30 a.m.
StoryLand

Baby Bookworm, "A Lapsit Program"
(3 months to not-yet-walking, accompanied by an adult)

A "lapsit" program designed for one child and one adult. Infants sit on their caregiver's lap and interact with them, enjoying songs, finger plays, and books.

Session 1: Registration begins December 20
Dates: 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19

Session 2: Registration begins February 21
Dates: 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30

Thursdays  
10:00-10:30 a.m.
StoryLand

Preschool Tales
(2 to 5 year olds, accompanied by an adult)

Delightful stories, songs, and activities for this age group.

Session 1: Registration begins December 20.
Dates: 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20

Session 2: Registration begins February 21
Dates: 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1

Family Movie Matinees
Saturdays at 2:00 p.m.

(No registration; all ages - age 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult)

Meeting Room

  • January 18: Brave (PG)
  • February 15: Turbo (PG)
  • March 15: Planes (PG)
  • April 26: Despicable Me 2 (PG)

A young reader shares a story with Baxter, a registered therapy dog. Baxter’s handler is a member of the Share-A-Pet organization, a volunteer program providing qualified handlers and their therapy dogs the opportunity to interact with children in a supportive positive way, building confidence in reading skills in our relaxing library environment.

Baxter and other wonderful therapy dogs are available at both Libraries!
By appointment only; call or visit and find out more.
Downtown Library: 561-393-7968
Spanish River Library: 561-544-8584

Special Programs
Fridays at 3:30 p.m.

  • January 10: Duck in the Truck Pupper Show: "Digging for Dinos, Discovering a Bananasaurus"
  • February 14: Ooopsy the Clown: Sing-a-long Valentine
  • March 7: Dr. Seuss Movie Birthday Celebration: Movie & Party Fun for Everyone
  • March 14: Gary Goodman: Magic Fun for Everyone
  • April 11: Jacki Manna: Reading is a Treasure/Puppet Show
  • May 9: Greg Phillips: He's Funbelievable!

*Programs subject to change*

Meeting Room

Programs are recommended for school aged children.
Children 8 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
**Tickets are required for all Special Programs. Tickets are available 1/2 hour before showtime. **