Pete the Cat Fanmail!

Monday December 22, 2014: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grades K - 5.

Make a Pete the Cat puppet and write and illustrate letters that will be sent to Eric Litwin, author of the popular Pete the Cat series.

Optical Illusions

Tuesday January 13, 2015: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grades K - 5

How do optical illusions work? Can you trust your eyes to tell you the truth?

Explore optical illusions and make one of your own!

First Six Months

Friday January 16, 2015: 10:00 am to 11:00 am -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for babies up to 6 months with their parents

This new parent group offers an opportunity for new parents and pre-toddler infants to meet and play in an unstructured, comfortable setting at the Library.

No siblings, please

Just BABIES! with Denise Owens

Tuesday January 20, 2015: 6:30 pm to 7:15 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for babies (3 months to pre-walkers) -no older siblings, please.

Join Kindermusik leader Denise Owens in a program of songs, touch, and motion for the youngest Library patrons.

This program is for babies who are not walking yet, accompanied by their caregiver. No older siblings, please.

Yarn-Wrapped Wire Words

Saturday February 7, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for adults, teens and youth (grade 3 and up).

Brighten up your home or give a gift (just in time for Valentine's Day!) with these funky yarn-wrapped words.

"Write On!" 3rd-5th Grade Short Story Contest Begins!

Monday February 9, 2015: 12:00 am to 11:55 pm

Calling all third, fourth, and fifth graders for another year of writing fun! Write a short story and submit it from Monday, February 9 – Friday, February 27, to participate in the third annual writing contest! See aadl.org/events/writeon for more details.

Mardi Gras Masks

Tuesday February 17, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for grades K-5

Laissez les bon temps rouler!

Decorate masks with sequins, feathers,and other fun stuff and celebrate Mardi Gras!

Balloon-Powered Race Cars

Thursday February 19, 2015: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grades K-5.

Make your own amazing race car using a paper plate, straws, and a balloon!

First Six Months

Friday February 20, 2015: 10:00 am to 11:00 am -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for babies up to 6 months with their parents.

TThis new parent group offers an opportunity for new parents and pre-toddler infants to meet and play in an unstructured, comfortable setting at the Library.

No siblings, please

Comic Book Crafts: Picture Frames

Saturday February 21, 2015: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for adults, teens and youth (grade 3 and up).

Batman’s been framed, and so has Spider-Man, the Green Lantern, and even Thor! Not for crime, but for art!

Use recycled comic books to make an amazing and original picture frame!