Berry Room For Children
Featured Upcoming Events
Sunday, April 17th, 2:00 p.m.
Join us for our monthly meeting of an hour of toy brick building fun. This month our theme is on the farm: from tractors to barns! We provide the toy bricks (we have even more now!), you provide the imagination! For ages 3 and up.
Monday, April 4th, 10:30 a.m.
Monday, April 11th, 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, April 23rd, 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, April 26th, 6:30 p.m.
Noel Wien Library Berry Room
Bring your baby or toddler up to 23 months, and enjoy a sweet, short lapsit program of rhymes and a story or two, followed by social time with developmental toys for babies/toddlers and caretakers. Mother Moose is designed to encourage early literacy through shared stories, music, developmental activities, and movement. Please join us and get to know other parents of similar aged children.
MOVIES @ YOUR LIBRARY
Thursday, April 7th, 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 24th, 1:30 p.m.
Pick up a copy of the printed April Berry Room calendar for information on the movies being shown, or call 459-1052. The movies are shown on the big screen in the Noel Wien Library Auditorium. Popcorn munchies are served. Auditorium doors open 10 minutes prior to start of movie.
Tuesday, April 19th, 7:00 p.m.
Noel Wien Library Berry Room
Wear your pajamas and slippers, and bring your favorite bedtime stuffed animal for an evening storytime for 3 to 10 year olds. No registration is required. Join us for this fun way for the whole family to enjoy stories before bedtime.
PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE FOR MORE EVENTS OFFERED BY THE YOUTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT.
What’s New in the Berry Room
NEW BOOK RELEASES
Watch for the following recently released or soon to be released titles to be added to the catalog:
When these titles are listed in the public library’s online catalog, you may place a hold for them by using the Place A Hold feature, along with your library card and PIN.
2016 NEWBERY MEDAL AUTHOR MATT DE LA PEÑA
The Berry Room is pleased and excited to be hosting an author presentation at 7:00 PM on Thursday, March 10th, featuring this year’s Newbery Medal winner (and also Caldecott Honor winner), Matt de la Pena, for Last Stop on Market Street. Mr. de la Pena has also written books for the Infinity Ring series, as well as young adult books. This is an exciting opportunity for Fairbanks. Matt de la Peña will talk about his journey from reluctant reader to nationally award-winning author, answer questions, and sign copies of his books. This visit is brought to Fairbanks as part of the Spirit of Reading grant.
MOVIES @ YOUR PUBLIC LIBRARY
Come enjoy free movies on the big screen in the Noel Wien Library Auditorium on Sunday, March 13th at 1:30 PM; Wednesday, March 16th at 7:00 PM; and Friday, March 18th at 1:30 PM. Call the Berry Room at 459-1052 for the title of the movies being shown. Popcorn munchies served. Auditorium doors open at 1:20 PM.
See details on the library’s web calendar for a host of activities happening during the school spring break from Saturday, March 12th through Sunday, March 20th.
MONTHLY BRICKTASTIC PROGRAM
Come to the Berry Room on the 3rd Sunday of each month for an hour of toy brick building fun. Through a generous grant from LEGO and the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), we now have more Legos than ever, plus Duplos, too! Each month has a different theme, but there’s always a fun time to be had! The March theme is zoom: from race cars to rocket ships. For ages 3 and up.
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FEATURED COLLECTION – AUDIO BOOKS
Did you know there are four ways to access audio books for kids in the Berry Room?
Audio books are great for long car rides! Ask at the Berry Room Youth Services Desk for assistance in locating these items.
Monthly Berry Room Calendar of Events
Would you like to receive this calendar each month via email? Stop by the Berry Room desk to add your email address to our monthly distribution list (the calendar is emailed in pdf color version near the end of each month for the following month’s calendar).
Youth Services Department
AT THE NOEL WIEN LIBRARY