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					Fairview-Columbia Library, 1520 N.E. Village St., 503.988.5655                             November/December 2011

 Space at programs is limited. Seating is available              Holiday Ornament Workshop
 on a first-come, first-served basis, except as noted.           Join members of the Fairview-Columbia Library Teen
                                                                 Council to make holiday ornaments out of everyday
 FOR FAMILIES                                                    household items. All materials will be supplied.
                                                                 Sat., November 12, 3-4:30 p.m.
 Toddler Storytime
 Storytime for children 24-36 months with adult.                 Fairview-Columbia Library 10th Anniversary
 Thursdays through December 15, 10:15-10:45 a.m.                 Celebration/Celebración del 10 º Aniversario de la
 (except November 24)                                            Biblioteca de Fairview-Columbia
                                                                 Please join us in the Fairview-Columbia Library meeting
 Preschool Storytime                                             room to celebrate our 10th anniversary. We will have
 Storytime for children 3-6 years with adult.                    cake, punch and prizes. There will be festive crafts for
 Thursdays through December 15, 11:15-11:45 a.m.                 the kids. Come meet the staff and enjoy the party!
 (except November 24)                                            Acompáñenos en la sala comunitaria de la biblioteca de
                                                                 Fairview-Columbia para celebrar nuestro 10 º
 Tiny Tots                                                       aniversario. Habrá pastel, ponche, y premios.
 Storytime for children 12-24 months with adult. Babies          Tendremos manualidades festivas para los niños.
 0-12 months welcome too.                                        ¡Vengan a conocer el personal de la biblioteca y a
 Fridays through December 16, 10:15-11 a.m.                      disfrutar de la fiesta!
 (except November 25)                                            Mon., November 14, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
                                                                 Lunes, 14 de noviembre, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
 Family Storytime
 Storytime for children 0-6 years with adult.                    Festive Candle Making
 Saturdays through December 17, 11-11:30 a.m.                    Artist Kathy Karbo will show you how to create
 (except November 26)                                            sculptural candles from colorful sheets of beeswax and
                                                                 embellish them with found objects. These rolled candles
 Yarn Club                                                       are colorful, aromatic, and make the perfect holiday gift!
 Whether your interest is knitting or crocheting, come           Wrap your gift in tissue and ribbon before taking it
 join the fun as we learn together. All experience levels        home. Great for children and adults ages 5 and up.
 and ages welcome. Please bring your own supplies.               Sat., December 3, 2-4 p.m.
 Tue., November 1, 6-8 p.m.
 Tue., November 15, 6-8 p.m.                                     Puppet-Making Workshop
 Tue., December 6, 6-8 p.m.                                      Join members of the Fairview-Columbia Library Teen
 Tue., December 20, 6-8 p.m.                                     Council in making scary monsters and other puppets
                                                                 out of felt and fabrics. All materials will be supplied.
 Diary of a Wimpy Kid and You!                                   Preschoolers should be accompanied by an adult.
 Jeff Kinney’s popular cartoon novel Diary of a Wimpy            Wed., December 21, 2-3:30 p.m.
 Kid follows Greg Heffley as he records the traumas of
 life as a middle schooler. Join artist and educator Fred        New Year's Eve Sock Hop
 Green in discussing Greg’s intense and hilarious life           Grab your dancing buddies, dress to impress, and head
 experiences. Is your life like his? Do you have advice          over to the library! We'll have great music, games,
 for him? What would you say if you met Greg? After the          refreshments and lots of dancing, plus a New Year's
 story, participants will do an arts and crafts project to try   Eve countdown at noon! Fun outfits and party dress
 and help Greg sort out his problems.                            encouraged. For children 6 years and younger with
 Fri., November 11, 4-5:30 p.m.                                  adult.
                                                                 Sat., December 31, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.




                           Family programming made possible in part by The Library Foundation.

      If you have a disability and need accommodations to participate in an event or class, please call 503.988.5402.
                                 Please give 48 hours notice to allow us to better serve you.
Fairview-Columbia Library, 1520 N.E. Village St., 503.988.5655                                  November/December 2011

 FOR KIDS AND TEENS                                                 FOR ADULTS
 Teen Lounge & Homework Center                                      Take-Out Totes
 Use library laptops for homework or fun, and meet friends          Mini take-out boxes can make cute, cheap, colorful
 every Wednesday. For teens in grades 6-12.                         accessories. These containers are perfect for creating your
 Wednesdays through December 14, 3:30-5:30 p.m.                     own unique tote! Or for making the best gift box ever! Under
                                                                    the instruction of artist Kathy Karbo, participants will use
 Homeschool Literary Circle                                         beautiful papers, wire, beads, ribbons and other materials to
 Calling all homeschoolers age 10-14! Make new friends and          create a gift (or gift box) that is both useful and fun.
 talk about great books.                                            Sat., November 5, 2:30-4 p.m.

    Read Millions by Frank Cottrell Boyce.                          Pageturners
    Tue., November 1, 1-2 p.m.                                      Engage in stimulating conversation about books and get to
                                                                    know your neighbors. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
    Read The Storm in the Barn by Matt Phelan.
    Tue., December 6, 1-2 p.m.                                         Read The Help by Kathryn Stockett. In Jackson,
                                                                       Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed.
 Game On!                                                              With the civil rights movement exploding all around them,
 Okay, so your friends have never heard of "Settlers of Catan"         three women start a movement of their own, forever
 or "Apples to Apples." Bring your favorite games to the library       changing a town and the way women — black and white,
 to share.                                                             mothers and daughters — view one another.
 Sundays, November 6 and 20, 2-4:45 p.m.                               Tue., November 22, 6:30-7:45 p.m.
 Sundays, December 4 and 18, 2-4:45 p.m.
                                                                       Read Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey. Olivier
 Teen Council                                                          is the traumatized child of aristocratic survivors of the
 Meet new friends, learn new skills, help the library, eat snacks      French Revolution. Parrot is the motherless son of an
 and have fun! Teen Council members work with library staff to         itinerant English printer. They are born on different sides
 make the library teen-friendly.                                       of history, but their lives will be connected in the United
 Thu., November 10, 4:30-5:30 p.m.                                     States by an enigmatic one-armed marquis.
 Thu., December 8, 4:30-5:30 p.m.                                      Tue., December 27, 6:30-7:45 p.m.

 Homeschool Book Party                                              COMPUTER CLASSES
 Calling all homeschoolers age 6-10! Make new friends, talk
 about great books, and make book-related crafts.                   Computer Lab/Laboratorio de computación
                                                                    Lab assistants are available to help beginners practice their
    Read The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom                    computer skills. Ayuda en español disponible.
    Angleberger.                                                    Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
    Tue., November 15, 1-2 p.m.                                     Martes, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
    Read Chicken Feathers by Joy Cowley.                            Check the Free Classes @yourlibrary schedule for a complete
    Tue., December 20, 1-2 p.m.                                     list of computer classes.
 Homeschool Book Group for Teens
 Calling all homeschoolers age 14-18! Meet other teens and
 talk about great books.

    Read The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.
    Tue., November 15, 2-3 p.m.

    Read The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by
    Sherman Alexie.
    Tue., December 20, 2-3 p.m.




                            Family programming made possible in part by The Library Foundation.

       If you have a disability and need accommodations to participate in an event or class, please call 503.988.5402.
                                  Please give 48 hours notice to allow us to better serve you.
Fairview-Columbia Library, 1520 N.E. Village St., 503.988.5655                         November/December 2011




                        Family programming made possible in part by The Library Foundation.

     If you have a disability and need accommodations to participate in an event or class, please call 503.988.5402.
                                Please give 48 hours notice to allow us to better serve you.

				
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