Berry Room For Children
Featured Upcoming Events
Tuesday, December 16th, 7:00 PM
Wear your pajamas and slippers, and bring your favorite bedtime stuff animal for an evening storytime for 3 to 10 year olds. No registration is required for this fun way for the whole family to enjoy stories before bedtime.
Friday, December 5th, 10:30 AM
Bring your baby or toddler up to 23 months, and enjoy a sweet, short lapsit program of rhymes and a story, 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
Friday, January 2nd, 1:30 PM
Pick up a copy of the printed December Berry Room calendar for information on the movie being shown, or call 459-1052. The movie is shown on the big screen in the Noel Wien Library Auditorium. Popcorn munchies are served. Auditorium doors open 10 minutes before movie starts.
Sunday, December 21st, 2:00 p.m.
Join us for our 4th meeting of an hour of toy brick building fun. We will be creating animals! We provide the toy bricks (we have even more now!), you provide the imagination! For ages 5 and up.
WINTER BREAK FUN @ YOUR PUBLIC LIBRARY
We’ve got lots of activities to keep children busy during the school break. Join us in the Berry Room for crafts, programs, movies and lots of free fun!
CANDY CANE TWIST CRAFT AND BUTTON-MAKING
Monday and Tuesday, December 22nd and 23rd – 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Stop by the Berry Room Desk to make a candy cane twist craft. Or stop by with a small photo (not bigger than 2.5 inches) and have a button made to wear or give as a gift.
DROP-IN CRAFTS, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Free
Noel Wien Public Library Berry Room
Tuesday, December 30th, 2:00 PM
On behalf of the Royal Staff of the Berry Room, we request the honor of your presence at our Winter Ball. Dress-up in festive finery (from party clothes to princess gowns) for elegant activities for princes and princesses ages 3 and up. No registration required.
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.
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! Each month has a different theme, but there’s always a fun time to be had! For ages 5 and up.
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MOVIES @ YOUR PUBLIC LIBRARY
Come enjoy a free movie on the big screen in the Noel Wien Library Auditorium on Friday, January 2nd at 1:30 PM. Call the Berry Room at 459-1052 for the titles of the movie being shown. Popcorn munchies served. Auditorium doors open 10 minutes before movie starts.
FEATURED BERRY ROOM COLLECTION – HOLIDAYS
December holiday items galore – we’ve got picture books, chapter books, beginning readers, poetry books, DVDs and videos, audiobooks, and non-fiction. Many items are on special displays in the Berry Room. Spend some relaxing time reading in the Berry Room, or check items out to enjoy at home!
WINTER LIGHTS @ YOUR LIBRARY
When you’re driving by the library during the dark winter, be sure to notice our winter lights outside the library. There are lights in the Cheryl Bidwell Story Garden, and along the walkways to the library. It’s a nice bright touch to cheer up the dark winter!
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