Preschool ArtStart

Monday February 15, 2016: 10:30 am to 11:00 am -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for ages 2–5, siblings welcome

Preschoolers can make art too! Join us for fun crafts for children ages 2 to 5 years, accompanied by an adult. Siblings are welcome.

Shoebox Cities!

Monday February 15, 2016: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grades 2-8

Come to the Library to think about what goes into planning and construction of a city or town, then design and build your own tiny city in a shoebox lid!

Chesstastic

Sunday February 21, 2016: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for Grades K-Adult

Join us for a relaxing and challenging afternoon of chess--one of the world's most popular games! Players of all ages and skill levels are welcome! Drop in at any point over the course of the program to play old friends and meet new ones. Chess sets are provided.

LEGO Connection

Sunday February 21, 2016: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grades K–5 with an adult

Get connected with other LEGO-minded people and build cool things during this open LEGO play. AADL will supply the LEGO pieces, so leave your supply at home!

Although your LEGO creation must be left here, it may be photographed for our LEGO Look Book.

Leap Year Party!

Sunday February 28, 2016: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Secret Lab

This event is intended for all ages

Happy Leap Year! LEAP into Leap Day with family-friendly games, crafts, and snacks!

Sensation Stations

Thursday March 10, 2016: 10:30 am to 11:30 am -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for ages 10 months–2 years

Drop in for sensory fun!

Young children can engage their senses by scooping, pouring, shaking, and sorting a variety of materials, and will learn about colors, shapes, textures, and sounds!

JUST BABIES! with Robin Robinson

Sunday March 13, 2016: 1:00 pm to 1:40 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for infants in their first year, who do not walk yet.

Robin Robinson of RobinSongs For Kids will lead this music, rhyme, and touch program for babies to pre-walkers.

No siblings, please

Preschool ArtStart

Monday March 14, 2016: 10:30 am to 11:00 am -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for ages 2–5, siblings welcome

Preschoolers can make art, too! Join us for fun crafts for children ages 2 to 5 years, accompanied by an adult. Siblings are welcome.

Build It!

Saturday March 19, 2016: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grades K-5

Like to build stuff? Are you a master architect? A super stacker?

Come test your building skills by creating the tallest, biggest and best structures you can!

Chesstastic

Sunday March 20, 2016: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for adults, teens, and children in Kindergarten and up.

Join us for a relaxing and challenging afternoon of chess, one of the world's most popular games! Players of all ages and skill levels are welcome! Drop in at any point over the course of the program to play old friends and meet new ones. Chess sets are provided.