The Wilmington Stroop Branch Library will close for
construction soon, and our perennials need new homes. Stop by this week, bring
a shovel and bucket,
and choose from a variety of cone flowers, day lilies, hostas, butterfly bush
and lilies of the valley. (You’ll
need to do your own digging.) Enjoy these beauties in your own yard next
Teens residing in Montgomery County are invited to show their creativity in a fan art contest celebrating our upcoming visit from YA superstar author Maggie Stiefvater (The Scorpio Races, The Shiver Trilogy, and The Raven Cycle).
Entries will be accepted October 1-October 31, 2016 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at each branch location. Winners will be announced and prizes awarded before About the Book with Maggie Stiefvater. Because the contest is in celebration of Ms Stiefvater's visit, entries should incorporate a subject from her work. We suggest ravens, wolves, tarot art, cool cars, magical forests, or character art but will accept any connected art. Entries will be accepted in the following categories:
Learn about resource conservation, water reduction, and environmental sustainability at this interactive exhibit presented by the Montgomery County Environmental Services. Interactive elements offer tips to improve recycling, reduce waste, and conserve water and energy.
Fall's coming, winter's around the corner, but Westwood's staying green! All Fall we'll plant a variety of seedlings indoors-sunflower, dandelion and baby beet greens, to name a few. Then we'll watch them grow and munch on those tasty, nutritious microgreens.
Stop by our Opportunity Space to enjoy our StoryWalk. A StoryWalk is a fun, educational activity that combines the pleasures of reading a wonderful children's book while following the trail and enjoying hands-on learning experiences along the way!
An award-winning early literacy
program that uses rhymes, songs,
puppets, musical instruments and
more to stimulate the learning
process for babies and toddlers.
For children up to 36 months with
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to
develop the language, literacy and social skills your preschooler needs for
school success. Geared toward ages 3 through 5 years old. Please register in advance.
If you're wondering if you can code, the answer is YES you can!!! Our absolute-beginner-level Coding class is for the Code-Curious. We will introduce html coding concepts and take you from a blank page to a web page within one session. Targeted for adult learners, young adults may find this session helpful.
Attendees should know the basics of how to use a computer. Advance registration required.
Join us for an
award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets and
musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and
toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver
Join us for an award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets and musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver. (Please register in advance).*
A free 30 minute class for parents and their children ages 3-5 to "play school." Learn and practice kindergarten readiness skills such as name writing, letter sounds, cutting with scissors, and lining up. Receive homework and tips on practicing kindergarten skills at home.