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Public library events for all ages

W. Kenneth Medley II • Feb 11, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Public library events

CHILDREN

Call 423-434-4458 to learn more & register.

Feb. 11

Music Morning: 10-10:30 a.m. Ages birth-5 & caregivers, no registration.

Tale to Tail: 4-5 p.m. Ages 5-9 & caregivers, register for 15-minute time slot to read to trained listening dog. 

Cherished Mom Perinatal Support Group: 6-7 p.m. Support group for new or expectant moms struggling with perinatal anxiety, hopelessness & exhaustion, no registration. 

Evening Preschool Storytime: 7-7:30 p.m. Ages 3-5 & caregivers, children wear pajamas, no registration.

Feb. 12:

Bilingual Family Math & Science Storytime: 12, 6-7 p.m. Ages 3-5 & families, stories introducing math & science concepts presented in Spanish & English. Los niños de 3 a 5 años y las familias, las historias que introducen conceptos de matemáticas y ciencias se presentan en español e inglés.

Toddler Time: Feb. 12-14, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Ages 19-36 months & caregivers, no registration, choose one day a week.

Preschool Storytime: Feb. 12-14, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 3-5 & caregivers, no registration, choose one day a week.

Feb. 14:

“Let’s Talk About That” Book Club – “The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary,” 6:30-7:30 p.m. Ages 8-12 and families, books available to read in advance, registration required.

Feb. 16:

READing Paws: 11 a.m.-noon. Ages 5-9 & caregivers, register for 15-minute time slot to read to trained listening dog.

TEENS

Call 423-434-4349 to learn more & register.

Teen Coding Course: Monday & Friday, Feb. 11 & 15, 4-5 p.m. Ages 12-18, six-week course on the Swift coding program, registration full.

Anti-Valentine’s Day Party: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Ages 12-18, games, crafts & food, registration required.

Gray Public Library

To register, call 423-753-1800 or email [email protected]

Origami Night: Tuesday, Feb. 12, Gray Library 6:30-8 p.m. Supplies and snacks will be provided. Sixth- to 12th-graders are welcome to attend. This program is free, and registration is preferred but not required.

3D Printing Club: Saturday, Feb. 16, Gray Library 12:30-2 p.m. Sixth- to 12th-graders are welcome to attend. This program is free, and registration is preferred but not required.

Board Game Night: Feb. 26, Gray Library 6:30-8 p.m. Sixth- to 12th-graders are welcome to attend. Registration is preferred, but not required.

Jonesborough Public Library

To register, call the Jonesborough Library at 423-753-1800 or email [email protected] 

S.T.A.G.E. Club: Feb. 16, Jonesborough Library 3:30-5 p.m. The program is free and open to sixth- to 12th-graders. Registration is encouraged but not required.

Lunar New Year Party: Feb. 25, Jonesborough Library 6:30-8 p.m. Sixth- to 12th-graders are welcome to attend. Registration is preferred, but not required.

ADULTS

Call 423-434-4454 to learn more.

Rebellious Reads — 1984: Thursday, Feb. 12, 6-8 p.m. Ages 18-up, discuss George Orwell’s “1984,” held at The Willow Tree Coffeehouse, no registration.

Evening of Hygge – All We Need Is Love: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 6-8 p.m. All ages, room set up with cocoa & tea bar for a cozy evening of reading or crafting, bring comfy clothes & blanket, no registration.

Spanish-Inglés Conversation: Thursday, Feb. 14, 6-7 p.m. All ages & language skill levels, converse with Spanish and English speakers, no registration. Hablar con hablantes de inglés y español, para todos niveles e edades.

Knitting Circle: Friday, Feb. 15, 4-6 p.m. Ages 13+, bring knitting or crochet project to work on, no registration.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: Saturday, Feb 16, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Ages 18+, IRS-certified volunteers from Tusculum University & Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union will give free help on preparing to file taxes, registration required at www.tusculum.edu/vita.

Building Computer Skills Class: Saturday, Feb. 16, 2-3 p.m. All ages, no registration.

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