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Crafty Kids @ Central

Monthly on a Saturday
1:30—2:30   p.m.

Ages 6-12

Saturday, Jan 17 - Winter/Snowmen Crafts

Saturday, February 21 - Quick Knits - Learn 2 short beginner's projects using braiding and a fork!

Call 750-5942 for more information

Register On-Line /Limited Space

Creation Station @ Central

Come-and-Go Family Activities

November Participant Photos

Sunday, February 15, 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Asian-Inspired Activities to Investigate * Create * Enjoy
Asian Folktales and Stories
ORIGAMI Paper Folding
Chinese Tangram Puzzles
Be in our Dragon parade!

Sunday, March 15, 1:30 - 3:00 pm

“Explore Braille / Spring Fling”

            Two Topics this month!

1.  Heather Bailey from the Texas State Library explores how visually-impaired children read with Braille.
Make your name using Braille and other activities
2.  Spring Fling! Easter Crafts / Leprechaun Puppet Show

Register Online to receive an email reminder - the whole family is welcome!


Legos Lab @ Central

January Participant Photos

Ages 6 — 12 years

Monthly 1:30 – 3:30  p.m.        

Saturday, Feb 14

Saturday, Mar 14

Saturday, Apr 11

Saturday, May 9

Use our LEGO bricks to make and display something cool as you make new friends at this monthly lab.

Register Online for each session / Limited Space

Rubber Band Weaving Meetup @ Central Library

Sunday, Jan. 18

Once a month - bring your projects, bring your loom if you have one, come and meet other kids and families who love to weave!

Call Linda @ 750-5976 or email LindaB

for more information.

Register Online to receive an email reminder.

Homework Tutors

Central Library: Tuesdays, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

East Waco Library: Tuesdays 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

West Waco Library: Mondays 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Home work tutors will be available at the Library beginning the week of Jan 12 through May. Not available during school break. Library is closed Monday, Jan 19.

Homework Help is for 1st - 8th grade. Please bring an assignment that you need help on. Tutors will work in round-robin fashion with all students who are present. Parents are encouraged to remain in the Library while their child is being tutored.

Reservations are not required.

Please call 750-5942 (Central Library) or 750-8620 (East Waco Library) or 750-5956 (West Waco Library) for more information.

Kids Computer Classes

@ Central

3rd  -  7th grades 
4:30  -  5:30 p.m.

3rd THURSDAY each month

Register Online / Limited Space

Jan. 15 - Word Processing

Feb. 19 - Internet Search Skills

Mar 19 - Internet Web Sites

Apr 23 - Using the Library's Website

Storytime @ All Libraries

For Ages 3—6  at  10:30 a.m.

No Programs March 9 – 13 and April 13-17. Series ends May 22

Starts  the Week of Jan 6:

Tuesdays EAST WACO Library

WednesdaysWEST WACO Library

Thursdays CENTRAL Library

Starts Jan 16:

Fridays SOUTH WACO Library

No Registration is Required

Themes for Storytimes

Toddler Time @ Central

Ages 12—36 Months

No Programs: March 11, April 1, and May 6.  Series Ends May 20

Wednesdays at 10:00 AND 10:45 a.m.

No Registration is required


Baby Time @ West Waco

Birth—Ages 12 months

Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

January 27 – March 3

(Six-week series)

Limited Space/Register Online

Bilingual Storytime
Spanish / English

@South Waco Library
2737 S. 18th

Held Monthly on the First Friday at 11:30 a.m.

February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1

No Registration Required

Sensory Storytime @ West Waco

Ages 3—12 years

A 4-month series for children with Special Needs

Spring Sessions

Feb 12, Mar 12, Apr 9, May 14

2nd Thursday each month @ 4:00 p.m.

Register Online/ limited space.

Block Party @ Central

Block Party Participant Photos

Ages Toddler to Pre-K

Monthly 1:30—3 p.m.

Sundays —  Jan 25, Feb 8, Mar 22, Apr 19, May 24

Build * Play * Create             

Register Online for each session/ Limited space.







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