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513-424-1251

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513-988-9050

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513-777-3131

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April 20, 2014   (Select a date)
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Sunday April 20

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM: MidPointe Library System Closed
Middletown - Family - General
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM: MidPointe Library System Closed
West Chester - Family - General
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM: MidPointe Library System Closed
Trenton - Family - General
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM: MidPointe Library System Closed
Trenton - Family - General

Monday April 21

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: 3 through 5-Year-Old Storytime with Craft
West Chester Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

3 through 5-year-old storytime with craft

Children ages 3 through 5-years-old will enjoy this developmentally

appropriate storytime that features flannel board stories, puppets,

books, fingerplays, music and a craft.

 

A small craft will be included that reflects the theme of the day.

 

Mondays at 10:00 a.m.

March 10 - April 28

Children's Program Room

Registration Required

 

Registration begins Saturday, February 22 at 9:00 a.m.

To register, please call 777-3131 ext. 2 or visit the Youth Services Desk.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Baby Storytime
Middletown Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

Join us for songs, books and learning activities at this storytime for children ages 6-24 months and their parent or caregiver.

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: 3 through 5-Year-Old Storytime with Craft
West Chester Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

3 through 5-year-old storytime with craft

Children ages 3 through 5-years-old will enjoy this developmentally

appropriate storytime that features flannel board stories, puppets,

books, fingerplays, music and a craft.

 

A small craft will be included that reflects the theme of the day.

 

Mondays at 11:00 a.m.

March 10 - April 28

Children's Program Room

Registraion is required

 

Registration begins on Saturday, February 22 at 9:00 a.m.

To register, please call 777-3131 ext. 2 or visit the Youth Services Desk.


1:30 PM - 2:00 PM: Drop-in Family Storytime--No Registration
West Chester Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

Drop-in family storytime--no registration

Stories, songs, puppets and fun for the family!

 

Family Storytime is geared for children ages 3 through 5 and their

parents/caregivers, but all are welcome.

 

Family Storytime at 1:30 p.m.

March 10 - April 28

Children's Program Room

No Registration

 

Come join the fun!





6:30 PM - 7:30 PM: Zumba
West Chester Community Room A/B - Adults - General

Zumba with Jill Haines

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Read to a Therapy Dog
Middletown Storytime Room - Kids - General

Want to practice reading? Want to read to a friend who doesn't care if you mess up a word? Join us for Read to a Therapy Dog!

Registration is required. Please visit or call the Youth Services desk, 513-424-8042, to schedule your 10-minute session.

Tuesday April 22

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Rock-a-Bye Readers
West Chester Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

rock-a-bye readers

Children 6 months to 23 months are invited to our lapsit program.

Share books and music with your little one. Stories, rhymes, and songs

are followed by free play with age appropriate toys.

 

Meet other parents/caregivers and take home ideas for ways to add

enrichment for your baby at home.

 

Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.

March 11 - April 29

Children's Program Room

Registration is required as seating is limited.

 

Registration begins on Saturday, February 22 at 9:00 a.m.

To register, please call 777-3131 ext. 2 or visit the Youth Services Desk.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Drop-in Family Storytime--NO REGISTRATION
West Chester Community Room A/B - Preschool - Storytimes

DROP-IN FAMILY STORYTIME--NO REGISTRATON

Stories, songs, puppets and fun for the family!

 

Family Storytime is geared for children ages 3 through 5 and their

parents/caregivers, but all are welcome.

 

Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.

March 11 - April 29

Community Room AB

No Registration

 

Come join the fun!

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: 2&3 Year-Old Storytime
Middletown Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

Join us for songs, books and learning activities in this storytime for children ages 2-3 years and their parent or caregiver.

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM: 2-Year-Old Storytime
West Chester Community Room C - Preschool - Storytimes

2-Year-old Storytime

Two-year-olds will have fun with this developmentally appropriate storytime that

includes flannel board stories, puppets, books, fingerplays, and more.

 

Tuesdays at 10:30

March 11 - April 29

Community Room C

Registration is required.

 

Registration begins Saturday, February 22.

To register, please call 777-3131 ext. 2 or visit the Youth Services Desk.

 

Fun for the 2's and fun for you!

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Rock-a-Bye Readers
West Chester Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

Rock-a-Bye REaders

Children 6 months to 23 months are invited to our lapsit program.

Share books and music with your little one.  Stories, rhymes, and songs

are followed by free play with age appropriate toys.

 

Meet other parents/caregivers and take home ideas for ways to add

enrichment for your baby at home.

 

Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

March 11 - April 29

Children's Program Room

Registration is required as seating is limited.

 

Registration begins Saturday, February 22 at 9:00 a.m.

To register, please call 777-3131 ext. 2 or visit the Youth Services Desk.

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM: ABC Adventures
West Chester Community Room A/B - Preschool - Storytimes

abc adventures

Help your child learn important pre-reading skills.

The 45 minute program will help develop literacy skills that your child needs to 

become a succesful reader.  First we will have fun exploring the alphabet through

books and songs, then you and your child will engage side-by-side in literacy

activities and crafts to develop and increase their knowledge of letters and sounds.

 

ABC Adventures

Tuesdays March 18 - April 29

11:00 - 11:45

Community Room

 

This program is for children ages 4 and older.

Registration is required and begins Saturday, March 1.

 

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: 2&3 Year-Old Storytime
Middletown Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

Join us for songs, books and learning activities in this storytime for children ages 2-3 years and their parent or caregiver.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Middletown Book Club
Middletown Conference A - Adults - General

Join us to discuss Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood at 7:00 PM in Conference Room A. Get a copy of the book at the Middletown Information Desk. No registration required. Questions? Call 513-424-1251.

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM: Yoga Class
Middletown Community Room - Adults - General

Yoga

MidPointe Library Middletown is offering FREE yoga classes! Cathy Mayhugh, yoga instructor, will be at the library to teach yoga classes. 

Please bring your own yoga mat and towel to each class.  You are welcome, but not required, to bring props.  For instance, a blanket or yoga block can be helpful if you find it difficult to sit up straight when seated on the floor.

Must be age 14 or older to participate.

All classes are drop-in and no registration is required, but space is limited.

 

Wednesday April 23

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: 4&5 Year-Old Storytime
Middletown Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

Join us for songs, books and learning activities in this storytime for children ages 4-5 years. Children attend on their own; caregivers must remain in the Children’s area.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Drop-In Family Storytime--NO REGISTRATION
West Chester Community Room A/B - Preschool - Storytimes

DROP-IN FAMILY STORYTIME--NO REGISTRATION

Stories, songs, puppets, and fun for the family!

 

Family Storytime is geared for children ages 3 through 5 and their

parents/caregivers, but all are welcome.

 

Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.

March 12 - April 30

Community Room AB

No Registration

 

Come join the fun!

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM: Rock-a-Bye Readers
West Chester Community Room C - Preschool - Storytimes

Rock-a-bye readers

Children 6 months to 23 months are invited to our lapsit program.

Share books and music with your little one.  Stories, rhymes, and songs

are followed by free play with age appropriate toys.

 

Meet other parents/caregivers and take home ideas for ways to add

enrichment for your baby at home.

 

Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

March 12 -April 30

Community Room C

Registration is required as space is limited.

 

To register, please call 777-3131 or visit the Youth Services Desk.

Registration begins Saturday, February 22 at 9:00 a.m.

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM: 2-Year-Old Storytime
West Chester Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

2-year-old storytime

Two-year-olds will have fun with this developmentally appropriate storytime that

includes flannel board stories, puppets, books, fingerplays, and more.

 

Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

March 12 - April 30

Children's Program Room

Registration is required.

 

To register, please call 777-3131 ext. 2 or visit the Youth Services Desk.

Registration begins Saturday, February 22 at 9:00 a.m.

 

Fun for the 2's and fun for you!

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Infant & Toddler Storytime
Trenton Storytime Room - Family - Storytimes
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM: Art for Little Hands
West Chester Community Room A/B - Preschool - Storytimes

Art for little hands

Little hands love to create!

 

Join us as we listen to a book then make related art projects.

 

Art for Little Hands

Wednesday, April 23

11:00 - 11:45

Community Room AB

 

For children ages 3 and older

 

Today we will read a book about birds and create our own feathery crafts.

 

Registration is required and begins Saturday, April 5.

To register, please call 777-3131 ext. 2 or visit the Youth Services Desk.

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM: 4&5 Year-Old Storytime
Middletown Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

Join us for songs, books and learning activities in this storytime for children ages 4-5 years. Children attend on their own; caregivers must remain in the Children’s area.

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Classic Literature Book Club
West Chester Board Room - Adults - General

This book club focuses on Classic Literature fiction and nonfiction titles. It meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

One book is discussed at each meeting. The title for April "Fathers and Sons" by Ivan Turgenev.  Please read the book prior to coming to the meeting.

No registration is required.

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM: Basic Digital Photography Class
West Chester Community Room A/B - Adults - General

Learn how to get better pictures of your 2014 vacation, improve your skills, and enjoy your camera more, as well as preserve your family history.

 

Thursday April 24

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM: Poem In Your Pocket Day
Middletown - Family - General

On Poem in Your Pocket Day, people carry a poem with them, and share it with others as part of National Poetry Month.

Receive a poem for your pocket at the Circulation Desk.

You can also share your poem Twitter by using the hashtag #pocketpoem.

Poem In Your Pocket PP

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM: Microsoft Excel 2007
West Chester - Adults - Technology

Free 2 hour class will teach the basics of spreadsheets with Microsoft Excel 2007.  Basic computer skills, including how to use a mouse and keyboard are required.

Ages 16 and up.

Registration Required



Online Registration
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Rock-a-Bye Readers
West Chester Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

rock-a-bye readers

Children 6 months to 23 months are invited to our lapsit program.

Share books and music with your little one.  Stories, rhymes, and songs

are followed by free play with age appropriate toys.

 

Meet other parents/caregivers and take home ideas for ways to add

enrichment for your baby at home.

 

Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

March 13 - May 1

Children's Program Room

Registration is required as seating is limited.

 

Registration begins on Saturday, February 22 at 9:00 a.m.

To register, please call 777-3131 ext. 2 or visit the Youth Services Desk.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Drop-in Family Storytime--No Registration
West Chester Community Room A/B - Preschool - Storytimes

drop-in family storytime--no registraton

Stories, songs, puppets and fun for the family.

Family Storytime is geared for children ages 3 through 5 and

their parents/caregivers, but all are welcome.

 

Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.

March 13 - May 1

Community Room AB

No Registration

 

Come join the fun!

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM: 2-Year-Old Storytime
West Chester Community Room C - Preschool - Storytimes

two-year-old storytime

Two-year-olds will have fun with this developmentally appropriate storytime that

includes flannel board stories, puppets, books, fingerplays, and more.

 

Thursdays at 10:30

March 13 - May 1

Community Room C

Registration is Required

 

Registration begins Saturday, February 22 at 9:00 a.m.

To register, please call 777-3131 ext. 2 or visit the Youth Services Desk.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Rock-a-Bye Readers
West Chester Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

rock-a-bye readers

Children 6 months to 23 months are invited to our lapsit program.

Share books and music with your little one.  Stories, rhymes, and songs

are followed by free play with age appropriate toys.

 

Thursdays at 10:30

March 13 - May 1

Children's Program Room

Registration is required as seating is limited.

 

Registration begins Saturday, February 22 at 9:00 a.m.

To register, please call 777-3131 ext. 2 or visit the Youth Services Desk.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Preschool Stories & Craft Time
Trenton Storytime Room - Family - Storytimes
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM: Drop-in Family Storytime--No Registration
West Chester Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

drop-in family storytime--no registration

Stories, songs, puppets, and fun for the family!

 

Family Storytime is geared for children ages 3 through 5 and their

parent/caregivers, but all are welcome.

 

Thursday Nights at 6:30 p.m.

March 13 - May 1

Children's Program Room

No Registration

 

Come join the fun!

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM: Yoga
West Chester Community Room A/B - Adults - General

MidPointe Library West Chester is offering FREE yoga classes! Scott Williams, yoga instructor from Miami University Recreational Sports Center in Oxford, will be at the library to teach yoga classes. 

Please bring your own yoga mat to each class.  You are welcome, but not required, to bring props.  For instance, a blanket or yoga block can be helpful if you find it difficult to sit up straight when seated on the floor.

Must be age 16 or older to participate.

All classes are drop-in and no registration is required.

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM: Genealogy Using Ancestry Database
Middletown Community Room - Adults - General

Explore your family tree with this free program.  Utilize MidPointe's access to the popular "Ancestry" database to research your family history.

Friday April 25

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Rock-a-Bye Readers
West Chester Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

Rock-a-Bye Readers

Children 6 months to 23 months are invited to our lapsit program.

Share books and music with your little one.  Stories, rhymes, and songs

are followed by free play with age appropriate toys.

 

Meet other parents/caregivers and take home ideas for ways to add

enrichment for your baby at home.

 

Fridays at 9:30 a.m.

March 14 - May 2

Children's Program Room

Registration is required as seating is limited.

 

Registration begins Saturday, February 22 at 9:00 a.m.

To register, please call 777-3131 ext. 2 or visit the Youth Services Desk.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Dance and Sing a Book--No Registration
West Chester Community Room A/B - Preschool - Storytimes

dance and sing a book--no registration

This musical storytime combines stories, songs and movement for an

interactive 30 minutes.  This program is geared for children ages 3 through 5

and their parents/caregivers, but is open to everyone.

 

Fridays at 10:00 a.m.

March 14 - April 25

Community Room AB

 

No registration.

 

Come have some family fun!

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Wiggles, Giggles, Rhymes--No Registration
West Chester Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

wiggles, giggles, rhymes--no registration

This drop-in storytime is for children ages 6 months through 23 months

and their parents/caregivers.  Cuddle with your little one and enjoy

rhyming, reading and singing!  Learn baby sign language, gain valuable

advice and form relationships with other caregivers and young ones!

 

Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

March 14 - May 2

Children's Program Room

No registration

Saturday April 26

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Rock-a-Bye Readers
West Chester Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

rock-a-bye readers

Children 6 months to 23 months are invited to our lapsit program.

Share books and music with your little one.  Stories, rhymes, and songs

are followed by free play with age appropriate toys.

 

Meet other parents/caregivers and take home ideas for ways to add

enrichment for your baby at home.

 

Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.

March 15 - May 3

Children's Program Room

Registration is required as seating is limited.

 

Registration begins on Saturday, February 22 at 9:00 a.m.

To register, please call 777-3131 or visit the Youth Services Desk.

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Drop-in Family Storytime--No Registration
West Chester Storytime Room - Preschool - Storytimes

drop-in family storytime--no registration

Stories, songs, puppets and fun for the family!

 

Family Storytime is geared for children ages 3 through 5 and

their parents/caregivers, but all are welcome.

 

Alternate Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.

March 15, 29 and April 12, 26

Children's Program Room

No Registration

 

Come join the fun!

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Spring Crafternoons
Middletown Storytime Room - Kids - General

Stop in to make some colorful crafts!

For kids of all ages. 

Crafternoons April PP

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Anime & Manga Club
Middletown Community Room - Teens - General

Meet in the Community Room to watch anime and see the newest manga novels you can check out. This month, we will be watching Fairy Tail.

For young adults in grades 6-12.

Anime Manga April 2014 PP