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January 1, 2020, All Day
January 2, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Story Time Corner
Early literacy begins at your library. Join us for music, stories, finger plays and a little goofing off! Designed for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Everyone is welcome!
January 7, 2020, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM @ Orono Public Library Children's Area
Participating in the Reader of the Pack program helps reluctant readers increase their reading confidence and skills! Call or email Louise to schedule stress-free time with Nala and Koda, certified therapy dogs, and their handler, Stacey. 866-5060, press 4. firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 8, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Community Room
Maine Student Book Award Book Party for 4th-8th Graders. Read at least one MSBA book before the meeting and join us for an hour of book discussion, pizza, and games. Enter your name for each book you've read and we'll draw names for a few prizes too. Please RSVP to email@example.com to give us an idea of how much pizza to order.
January 9, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Story Time Corner
January 9, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
January 11, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Community Room
All OPL Chickadee Club members welcome! (Open to kids in kindergarten through 4th grade.) Stories, snacks and activities related to the 10 Chickadee Award nominated picture books for this year. If you've done any of the activities in the booklet that you'd like to share, please bring them along to show us. If you've read all of the books already, you can vote for your favorite. For more information about the club, stop by the display on the bulletin board in the Childrens' wing or contact Janette or Louise.
January 14, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Bring your ukulele and your voice and join other uke enthusiasts for this monthly jam and sing-along. We will share playing tips and ideas for good ukulele songs. All ages and abilities are welcome. Contact Janette at firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to our email list for this program.
January 16, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Story Time Corner
January 16, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Orono Public Library
Pajama Story Time happens once a month, typically on the third Thursday (but check our calendar to be sure!). Wear your pajamas, listen to our favorite stories, munch on a breakfast snack. PJ Time has become a cozy evening gathering over the years, we hope you'll join us. Everyone is welcome!
January 18, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Story Time Corner
Early literacy begins at your library. For our Saturday story times, we will have a special volunteer or member of our staff read stories and maybe surprise you with a few songs and finger plays! Designed for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Everyone is welcome!
January 20, 2020, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 21, 2020, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM @ Orono Public Library Children's Area
January 21, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
January 23, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Story Time Corner
January 24, 2020, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Orono Public Library story time corner
One Friday a month, gather around for tea, cookies and stories. For older children willing to practice their "whole body listening" skills. We will read classic favorites - picture books and passages from chapter books; and we'd love to hear about your own favorite stories!
January 25, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Story Time Corner
January 28, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
No PreReqs, the Orono Public Library book club returns! Each session will be led by an area professional, with titles based on their experience and interest.
January's title: Educated by Tara Westover, with discussion led by Melissa Ladenheim, Associate Dean, UMaine Honors College.
January 30, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Story Time Corner
January 30, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM