Special Events, Literary Events, Kids Events, Workshops

Brighton Memorial Library December Programs

When: Through Dec. 31

DROP-IN STORYTIMES:
For children accompanied by a caregiver

All ages:
Mondays @ 10 am: December 3, 10, 17

Tot Time:
Mondays @ 10:45 am: December 3, 10, 17

Wobbly Toddlers, Early walkers:
Tuesdays @ 10 am: December 4, 11, 18

Lap Sit:
Infants to pre walkers: Tuesdays @ 11 am: December 4, 11, 18

Pajama Time:All ages; held in the Discovery Room
Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm: December 5, 12, 19
Preschool: Thursdays @ 10 am: December 6, 13, 20

CHILDREN’S & FAMILY PROGRAMS

Bilingual Mandarin Chinese--English Storytime Sundays, December 2 and 16 @ 2 pm
All ages are welcome, accompanied by a caregiver. 歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童與家長或與其照顧者起參加我們的普通話故事及兒歌時間

Read to Lily, a Beagle-Mix Therapy Dog
Thursdays, December 6, 13, 20, 27 @ 4:30 pm
Bring in or pick out your favorite book to read to Lily. Stop in, or call 784-5300 (option 1), to register.

Library Learning Lab: It’s [Computer] Science!
Friday, December 7 @ 10:30 am
Discover the workings of computers and computer science as you explore our multimedia centers filled with hands-on learning activities. For grades Pre-K-12 with caregivers. Stop in, or call 784-5300 (option 1). Sponsored by Friends of BML

Hour of Code with BHS Genius Barons
Friday, December 7 @ 3:15 pm
Learn the basics of coding with students from Brighton High School’s Genius Barons, in celebration of Computer Science Education Week. Open to grades 3–5. Stop in, or call 784-5300 (option 1), to register.

LEGO® Club
Thursday, December 13 @ 4:30 pm
Build with LEGO®! We provide the bricks — you provide the creativity. Open to all ages. Sponsored by Friends of BML

Toddler Dance Party
Friday, December 21 @ 10 am
Toddlers can dance their sillies out to some favorite tunes! For ages 18 months—3 years, with a caregiver. Sponsored by Friends of BML

Winter Break Family Movie: Hotel Transylvania
Wednesday, December 26 @ 2 pm
Rated PG; 91 min. Snacks are welcome! Sponsored by Friends of BML

Winter Break Family Movie: Hotel Transylvania 2
Thursday, December 27 @ 2 pm
Rated PG; 89 min. Snacks are welcome! Sponsored by Friends of BML

Winter Break Family Movie: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Friday, December 28 @ 2 pm
Rated PG; 97 min. Snacks are welcome! Sponsored by Friends of BML

Winter Break Family Movie: Monsters University
Saturday, December 29 @ 2 pm
Rated G; 104 min. Snacks are welcome. Sponsored by Friends of BML

Noon Year’s Day Party
Monday, December 31 @ 11:30 am
Join us as we count down to the “noon” year to say a noisy farewell to 2018 and hello to 2019! Crafts, music, and fun for ages 3 and up. Sponsored by Friends of BML

TEEN/TWEEN PROGRAMS

5x7xDesign Teen Art Exhibit
December 21, 2018 through January 31, 2019
Celebrate our talented teens and tweens! A variety of postcard-size artwork by Brighton students in grades 6—12 will be on display. Sponsored by Friends of BML

Alice B. Wilson Literary Awards Contest
December 1—February 10
For students in grades 6—12 living in or attending school in Brighton. Cash prizes are awarded in junior and senior divisions for poetry, prose, and non-fiction entries. Stop @ the library or go to www.brightonlibrary.org for complete rules. Sponsored by Friends of BML

ADULT PROGRAMS

Books Sandwiched In: Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon by Robert Kurson
Thursday, December 6 from 12-1 pm
A riveting account of the first men to orbit the moon in 1968. Reviewed by Dr. Morton Stein, Ed.D., retired BCSD science teacher; adjunct professor University of Rochester Warner School of Education. Sandwiches are welcome; coffee and tea will be available. Sponsored by Friends of BML

Holiday Serenade: Roc City Ringers Handbell Choir
Saturday, December 8 from 2--3 pm
Join us for our Holiday Edition Serenade (this month on a Saturday), featuring an hour of melodies and harmonies. A perennial favorite, this concert draws a full house; arrive early to be assured a seat. Light refreshments will be available. Sponsored by Friends of BML

Read the Book—Join the Discussion: Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout
Tuesday, December 18 from 1:30—3 pm and Wednesday, December 19 from 7—8:30 pm
“These stories explore the range of human emotion through the intimate dramas of people struggling to understand themselves and others.” -Penguin Random House Read the book, and join us! Sponsored by Friends of BML

Crafternoon/Knit Clique: Knit/Crochet Drop-In
Wednesdays from 12—2pm
Bring your needlework projects and meet others! We provide board games and cards, and materials for drawing and coloring, too. Snacks are welcome. Sponsored by Friends of BML.

TECHNOLOGY CLASSES

Tech Tutor 20-Minute One-on-One Sessions
Get help with internet questions or using a mouse; learn to send a text; sign up for your first Gmail account; or learn how to download OverDrive books and audiobooks to your device. Stop @ the Info Center, or call 784-5300 (option 2), to register.

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