L. E. Smoot Memorial Library

Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at L. E. Smoot Memorial Library! Registration required where noted.
 Limit by audience:
Wee Readers
Monday, Mar. 25, 10:00 AM (Monday's March 25; April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; May 6, 13, 20 at 10:00 AM)
An interactive lapsit program for children ages 0-3 with a parent or caregiver. Through rhymes, fingerplays, songs and stories, we will sow the seeds of language acquisition with rollicking fun!
For additional information regarding Storytime and attendance, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
Beginner Computer Pr
Monday, Mar. 25, 2:30 PM
Students will be working on computer programming basics, such as loops, conditional statements and variables in a fun and easy to use visual programming environment. 

Open to ages 8-17 only 

For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL@smoot.org 
Origami and Japanese
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 2:00 PM
Guest teacher Miwa will teach children how to make fun origami and write their names in Japanese! 

Open to children ages 6-12

For additional information regarding this program, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org
Ready Readers
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 11:30 AM (Wednesday's March 27; April 3, 10, 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15, 22 at 11:30 AM)
An interactive program for children ages 3-5 with a parent or caregiver. Through rhymes, fingerplays, songs, stories, crafts and games, we will promote pre-reading and social skills with plenty of silly good times!
 
For additional information regarding Storytimes, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
Emerging Readers
Friday, Mar. 29, 2:00 PM (Friday's Mar. 29; April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17 at 2:00 PM)
An interactive storytime program for children entering kindergarten in 2019. Using the every child ready to read program, children will learn letters, numbers, writing, and sight words through books and interactive activities. 
For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica at YSL1@smoot.org 
Wee Readers
Monday, Apr. 1, 10:00 AM (Monday's March 25; April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; May 6, 13, 20 at 10:00 AM)
An interactive lapsit program for children ages 0-3 with a parent or caregiver. Through rhymes, fingerplays, songs and stories, we will sow the seeds of language acquisition with rollicking fun!
For additional information regarding Storytime and attendance, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
Beginner Computer Pr
Monday, Apr. 1, 2:30 PM
Students will be working on computer programming basics, such as loops, conditional statements and variables in a fun and easy to use visual programming environment. 

Open to ages 8-17 only 

For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL@smoot.org 
(Not) So YA Book Clu
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 7:00 PM
So you still love reading Young Adult books? Were you discussing the merits of a tape deck vs. a CD player in high school? Did you dream of owning a Trans AM? Were the Backstreet Boys topping the charts? (this is a trick question because thier new album, DNA, debuted at number 1)

Then this is the club for you!

Erica will lead the conversation as we discuss what we are reading, our favorite reads, what is popular in book land, and the most anticipated books of the year. 

Book club is for adults 18 and older 

For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 
 
Ready Readers
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 11:30 AM (Wednesday's March 27; April 3, 10, 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15, 22 at 11:30 AM)
An interactive program for children ages 3-5 with a parent or caregiver. Through rhymes, fingerplays, songs, stories, crafts and games, we will promote pre-reading and social skills with plenty of silly good times!
 
For additional information regarding Storytimes, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
Emerging Readers
Friday, Apr. 5, 2:00 PM (Friday's Mar. 29; April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17 at 2:00 PM)
An interactive storytime program for children entering kindergarten in 2019. Using the every child ready to read program, children will learn letters, numbers, writing, and sight words through books and interactive activities. 
For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica at YSL1@smoot.org 
Wee Readers
Monday, Apr. 8, 10:00 AM (Monday's March 25; April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; May 6, 13, 20 at 10:00 AM)
An interactive lapsit program for children ages 0-3 with a parent or caregiver. Through rhymes, fingerplays, songs and stories, we will sow the seeds of language acquisition with rollicking fun!
For additional information regarding Storytime and attendance, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
Beginner Computer Pr
Monday, Apr. 8, 2:30 PM
Students will be working on computer programming basics, such as loops, conditional statements and variables in a fun and easy to use visual programming environment. 

Open to ages 8-17 only 

For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL@smoot.org 
Sit and Stitch
Monday, Apr. 8, 6 PM
All skill levels are welcome.  Please bring your own materials. 
Origami and Japanese
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 2:00 PM
Guest teacher Miwa will teach children how to make fun origami and write their names in Japanese! 

Open to children ages 6-12

For additional information regarding this program, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org
Ready Readers
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 11:30 AM (Wednesday's March 27; April 3, 10, 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15, 22 at 11:30 AM)
An interactive program for children ages 3-5 with a parent or caregiver. Through rhymes, fingerplays, songs, stories, crafts and games, we will promote pre-reading and social skills with plenty of silly good times!
 
For additional information regarding Storytimes, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at Ysl1@smoot.org. 
Greeting Card Worksh
Thursday, Apr. 11, 10 AM
Join us in creating handmade greeting cards.  This program is for ages 18 and up.  
Mother Goose Stories
Thursday, Apr. 11, 11:00 AM
Join special guest, Prissilli Goose for Mother Goose stories, magic, puppets, and songs!

Ages 0-6 

For additional information regarding this program, please contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica, at YSL1@smoot.org 

Special thanks to our community partner, InFirst Federal Credit Union, for sponsoring this program.
Greeting Card Worksh
Thursday, Apr. 11, 7 PM
Join us in creating handmade greeting cards.  This program is for ages 18 and up.  
Emerging Readers
Friday, Apr. 12, 2:00 PM (Friday's Mar. 29; April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17 at 2:00 PM)
An interactive storytime program for children entering kindergarten in 2019. Using the every child ready to read program, children will learn letters, numbers, writing, and sight words through books and interactive activities. 
For additional information regarding this program, contact the Youth Services Librarian, Erica at YSL1@smoot.org 
Movie Matinee
Saturday, Apr. 13, 2 PM
Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.   This movie is rated PG.  
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