Despite the Holiday Closings we mentioned yesterday, there are still plenty of fun activities to enjoy at Central Library during the next two weeks!
Adults, come knit or crochet the cold away at Skeins of Milwaukee on Saturday, December 28 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Mozart's Grove at Central Library.
Families will enjoy learning and playing together at Saturdays at Central, 10:30 a.m. in the Central Library Betty Brinn Children's Room:
- December 21 - Polar Express Story Time - Enjoy a story time featuring The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg and stay for a holiday-themed craft.
- December 28 - Count Down to New Year's Eve - Say, "Goodbye 2013" and "Hello 2014," by ringing in the New Year with celebratory stories, songs, and rhymes!
Children ages 8 to 12 will learn and have fun with Saturday Afternoons at Central for 'Tweens at Central Library Betty Brinn Children's Room:
- December 21, 12:00-2:00 p.m. - Chess for Kids - Intermediate - Kids already familiar with the game can enjoy an intermediate-level chess lesson on strategy, patterns and tactics with board puzzles and chess boards available for "open play."
- December 28, 2:00-3:30 p.m. - LEGO Club - We provide the LEGOs and you provide the imagination! Join other LEGO enthusiasts for an afternoon of building based on a monthly theme. What will you build?
AND, on Fridays during Milwaukee Public Schools' Winter Recess, children ages 6 to 12 will have a blast with two MAD SCIENCE @ the Library! programs, from 2:00-3:00 p.m at Central Library Betty Brinn Children's Room. (Space is limited. Registration required, please call 414-286-3011 or register online at the links below.):
- December 27 - Mad Science Presents Playing with Polymers - Explore the properties of polymers and make a batch of slime. Join Mad Science and their team of scientists for an interactive and hands-on workshop. Learn about scientific concepts and practices all while having fun. Each workshop is an hour and includes a take-home object.
- January 3 - Mad Science Presents Science of Magic - Delve into the science behind the magician's secrets. Join Mad Science and their team of scientists for an interactive and hands-on workshop. Learn about scientific concepts and practices all while having fun. Each workshop is an hour and includes a take-home object.
Check out these and many other great programs @ Your Milwaukee Public Library on our Library events calendar!