January 2019 in the Berry Room

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays @ 10:30 AM and Wednesdays @ 1:30 PM
A fun storytime for 3-5 year olds, held in the Berry Room. No registration is required.

Parents & Twos Storytime

Call the Berry Room at 459-1052, or stop by in person, to register for the four-week January series.
Spaces are limited in each session.
Advanced registration IS REQUIRED.

Wednesdays @ 10:15 AM and 11:15 AM
(January 9, 16, 23, and 30)

Thursdays @ 10:15 AM and 11:15 AM
(January 10, 17, 24, and 31)

Mother Moose Storytime

Friday, January 11th @ 10:30 AM
Saturday, January 19
th @ 10:30 AM
Tuesday, January 22nd @ 6:30 PM
Friday, January 25th at 10:30 AM
A short rhyme, story and activity time for babies and toddlers from birth to 23 months and a parent or caregiver, in the Berry Room.
No registration is required.

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, January 15th @ 7:00 PM
An evening storytime for 3-10 year olds in the Berry Room.
PJs, slippers, and your favorite stuffed animal are welcome.   No registration is required.

Science Fair 101

Saturday, January 19th  – 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Noel Wien Library Auditorium

Offered by the Fairbanks Children’s Museum, in conjunction with the FNSB School District and the Noel Wien Library.  Free display boards for the first 200 students.  For kindergarten to 8th grade.  No registration required.

Step 1:  Pick a topic with the help of a local scientist.
Step 2:  Begin researching your topic at the library.
Step 3:  Organize your information into a project.
Step 4:  Create your own display board.

Movies @ Your Library

Tuesday, January 29th @ 7:00 PM
day, January 31st @ 4:00 PM

Movies are shown on the big screen in the Noel Wien Library auditorium.
Popcorn munchies served.
Auditorium doors open 10 minutes before show time.
Call the Berry Room at 459-1052 to find out the titles of the movies being shown.


Friday, January 11th @ 4:00 PM, Berry Room
Join us for our monthly hour of toy brick building fun.
We provide the toy bricks, you provide the imagination.
This month our theme is transformers.
For ages 3 and up.
No registration is required.


Friday, January 25th @ 4:30 PM, Berry Room
Using library supplied littleBits,
(tiny electronic pieces that snap together with magnets,
allowing you to create your own circuits),
create a game using littleBits and other materials.

For ages 8 and up.
No registration is required.

Children’s Earthquake Program
(a no-school day program)

Presented by the University of Alaska Museum of the North

Friday, February 1st @ 1:30 PM

Join us in the auditorium to explore the science of earthquakes and how to be prepared.
Listen to a story about earthquakes and try hands-on activities.

Teen Movie @ Your Library

Tuesday, January 22nd @ 6:30 PM

Movie is for teens in 7th to 12th grade.  The 2 hour, 13 minute movie, based on an award winning young adult novel by Angie Thomas, is shown on the big screen in the Noel Wien Library auditorium.
Auditorium doors open 10 minutes before show time.

Winnie the Pooh Day
(celebrating author A. A. Milne’s birthday)

Friday, January 18, 2019

Come take your picture with Pooh at our Pooh Photo Op Center, or color a Pooh picture.

Winter Break Activities

Winter Break Children and Teen Reading Challenge

Saturday, December 22, 2018 through Monday, January 7, 2019, in the Berry Room

Read or listen to 1-3 books (depending on your grade) during the winter break and earn a small incentive.  Call (459-1052) or visit the Berry Room at the Noel Wien Library to learn how to participate.

Drop-In Craft

Held in the Berry Room Storytelling Area.  All materials supplied by the public library.  For children ages 3 and up.  No registration required.

Monday, January 7th, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM – Snow Snake Craft
Have you seen snow snakes on a tree branch or a power line?
Once you know what to look for, you will see them everywhere.
Now you can make your own snow snake finger puppet at the library.

Drop-In Vacation Fun Play Day

Thursday, January 3rd, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Berry Room Storytelling Area
Pack your bags and get ready for some travel fun with self-paced activities, crafts and more — all things vacation related.  Oh, so relaxing. For ages 3 and up.

Teen Winter Break Program – Teen Chocolate-Palooza

Thursday, January 3rd @ 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Noel Wien Library Auditorium
Calling all chocolate lovers!
Here’s your chance to see if you’re a real chocoholic!
There’ll be tastings, challenges, games,
and of course – chocolate in many forms!

No registration is required.
Program is for teens in 7th to 12th grade only (no siblings or parents, please).

For more information about children’s programs,
or to schedule a class or group tour, call 459-1052.

The Noel Wien Library will be closed on Monday, January 21st for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.