Fun Stuff To Do At The Library This Week!

    LIBRARY NEWSBLAST

    The libraries will be closed until 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 3rd for staff training.

    Halloween Story time
    Join Ms. Julie Tuesday morning at 10:30 for the annual Halloween Storytime at the Main Library. Children and their parents are encouraged to come in their Halloween costumes. You will be reading a Halloween-themed story and then trick-or-treat throughout Peart Park. Refreshments will also be provided. Registration is not required.

    Family Build Day at Vista
    Bring the whole family down to the Vista Grande Library every Tuesday from 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. to play with building toys for all ages. Legos, K’nex, erector sets, and more.

    Story time at Vista Grande
    Join Mr. David for stories, rhymes, songs and educational play; Storytime will be followed by a puppet show. Preschool Storytime begins at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday and Toddler Storytime begins at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday.

    Tween Gaming at Vista Grande
    The Vista Grande Public Library offers Tween Gaming with a variety of video games and board games. Program meets Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Parents are required for children under the age of 12.

    Afterschool Gaming at Main
    Bring your kids down to the Main Library after school each Thursday from 3:45-4:45pm for a variety of age appropriate video games, science kits, puzzles, and more!

    Day of the Dead Celebration at Vista Library
    Join Mr. David for a fun, all-ages Day of the Dead event, featuring mask making, sugar skull design, stories, songs, and more! Thursday, November 2 at 4:00 p.m.

    Music for Little Ones
    Enhance your little one’s development and love of music through song, dance, and simple instruments at the Main Library with Ms. Julie. Monday, November 6 at 10:00 a.m.

    Teen Coloring Book Club at Vista Grande
    Teens can come in, bring their lunch, color, talk and let us know what they are reading. We will also focus on reading and voting for the Arizona Grand Canyon Award Nominees for 2018 in the Teen Division. Two sessions will be held each Monday; 11:20-11:50 a.m. and 12:25-12:55 p.m. Space is limited to 10 participants per session. No registration required.

    The Lounge for Teens at Vista Grande
    In partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Casa Grande Valley, a teen afterschool program is offered at the Vista Grande Library Monday through Friday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. for all high school students. Tuesdays feature a trivia challenge. Wednesdays offer a Writer’s Club. On Thursdays, teen gaming tournaments are held.

    Literati
    Continuing our Road to the Oscars, the group will be discussing the 1950s Academy Award Winner Peyton Place by Grace Metalious. Wednesday, November 1 at 12:00 p.m. at Vista Grande Library

    Windows 10
    This class at the Vista Grande Library covers the Windows 10 operating system. Topics covered will be managing the app screen, using the email and Internet Edge apps, settings, and more. Laptop with Windows 10 required. Wednesday, November 1 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    Beginning iPad/iPhone
    Learn the basics of using your iPad/iPhone device. This class at the Main Library will cover the external features of the device, app management, the control panel, Siri, and the system settings. iPad or iPhone required. Thursday, November 2 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

    Local Author Showcase
    In honor of National Novel Writing Month and sponsored by the Friends of the Casa Grande Library the Main Library is having a local author showcase! Five local authors will be connecting with fans, answering questions, and reading and signing their books. Books by Meagan Poetschlag, Michael Johnson, Nancy Fassbender, Patricia Steele, and Wendy Landers will be available for purchase on site. Thursday, November 2nd from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

    ESL Classes
    Both Main and Vista Grande branches offer free English as a second language classes. Registration is not required. Days and times are:
    10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Vista Grande Library
    9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Main
    9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Thursdays at Main to practice pronunciation

    Documentary Series at Main
    The Mystery of Chaco Canyon- For years archaeologists have assumed that Chaco was primarily an ancient trading center. This film shows that it was, instead, a complex ceremonial center, harmonized by extraordinary astronomical alignments of buildings and roads, and elegant light and shadow markings
    Refreshments, snacks, and of course popcorn will be served during the film. Join us Tuesday, November 7 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

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