Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, 11 a.m.

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. 
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How To: 3D Print a Bracelet

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, 12 p.m.

You will need to pass Fab Lab orientation before taking this class.
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iMovie 101

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, 7 p.m.

Learn to edit and present digital footage on an Apple platform. iMovie tutorials can teach you how to create, edit, and add music to your videos. Begin the arduous process of splicing together your documentary or use iMovie to make vacation movies and sports highlight reels, then learn to share your videos with the world. This class will take place in the Studio Lab and is limited to 10 registrants. To register please email
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, 10 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times. These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. 
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, 11 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
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Trading Card Meetup

Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, 12 p.m.

Can't get enough of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, or Magic: The Gathering? Prepare to exhibit your trading card prowess at this day-long event. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights.  Players will meet until 5 p.m. in Gallery A-6, located on the Lower Level. Games are open to adults and teens and tournaments will be held twice a year. So, come one, come all; just come ready.
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Battle Subway Pokémon League

Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, 2 p.m.

If you love Pokémon, you won't want to miss this!  Battle Subway is an official league of the Pokémon Company International. Players will meet on Saturdays from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. in Room A-9, located on the Library's lower level. Games are open to Pokémon lovers of all ages and League Leaders will be on hand to moderate.
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Lego Club

Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, 2 p.m.

Here’s the chance to build to your heart’s content! There will be opportunities for free building, and some days we’ll have specific building challenges. Join our Lego Club and come ready to create! Ages 6-12.
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Fiction Lover's Book Club

Monday, Dec. 21, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

New time and place! Please join The Fiction Lover's Book Club as we discuss Dorothy Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina.  
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Tuesday Night Movies

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, 6 p.m.

Dec. 1 Trainwreck Hilarious romantic comedy with commitment-phobic Amy Schumer, who just might find love. Starring Bill Hader, Brie Larson and LeBron James. Directed by Judd Apatow. 125 minutes.  2015.  R Dec. 8  Minions Sandra Bullock and Jon Hamm are the villainous voices trying to take over the world in this animated blockbuster. Directed by Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin.  91 minutes. 2015. PG  Dec. 15 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation