What's happening this month in the Berry Room!
January 2018 in the Berry Room
Tuesdays @ 10:30 AM and Wednesdays @ 1:30 PM
A fun storytime for 3-5 year olds. No registration required.
[Preschool Storytime will not be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 2nd and 3rd.]
Parents & Twos Storytime
A sweet little storytime for two year olds and a parent or caregiver.
Call the Berry Room at 459-1052, or stop by in person, to register for the 4-week January session.
Spaces are limited in each session.
Advanced registration IS REQUIRED.
Wednesdays @ 10:15 AM and 11:15 AM
(January 3, 10, 17, and 24)
Thursdays @ 10:15 AM and 11:15 AM
(January 4, 11, 18, and 25)
Mother Moose Storytime
Friday, January 12th @ 10:30 AM
Saturday, January 20th at 10:30 AM
Friday, January 26th @ 10:30 AM
Tuesday, January 30th @ 6:30 PM
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 required.
Tuesday, January 23rd @ 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.
Movies @ Your Library
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 title of the movie being shown.
Sunday, January 28th @ 1:30 PM
Sunday, January 14th @ 2:00 PM
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 Star Wars.
No registration is required.
Children’s Aurora Program
Sunday, January 21st @ 1:30 PM
Join us in the auditorium to learn the secrets of the aurora!
Listen to a story about the northern lights and try hands-on activities.
Science Fair 101
Saturday, January 27th – 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.
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.
Winter Break Activities
Cars in Motion Program
Thursday, January 4th, 1:30 PM in the Noel Wien Library Auditorium
You create a car, then race it against your friends under different conditions while learning about inclines, ramps and friction. For children ages 3 and up.
Wednesday, January 3rd from 1-5 PM: Amazing 3D Mazes Craft
Amazing 3D Mazes! How fast can you roll from start to finish? Depends on how many twists and turns you design. Watch out for boobytraps! All materials supplied by the public library. For children ages 3 and up. No registration required.
Monday, January 8th from 1-5 PM: Penguin Craft
Make a friendly winter penguin pal out of an empty water bottle. All materials supplied by the public library. For children ages 3 and up. No registration required.
Kids’ Cooking Creations Club
Friday, January 5th at 1:30 PM in the Noel Wien Library Auditorium
Make something edible that relates to a children’s book.
You can use some of our many literary cookbooks, make a food mentioned in a particular book, or just create something unique using a cookbook (Here’s a list of suggestions: Children’s Cookbook List January 2018).
Prepare something from any cookbook you choose, then bring it to the auditorium on Friday, January 5th at 1:30 PM, with enough for 20 people to taste, the cookbook, and a copy of the recipe to share with the group.
How it works:
- Sign-up is required and is limited to 20 children/teens (ages 5 to 16). Call 459-1052 by Thursday, January 4th to sign up and let us know what you will be bringing.
- Enjoy sampling different foods, share your love of food and books, make new friends, and socialize!
- Drinking water, paper products and plasticware will be provided. Please bring serving utensils to serve your food item.
Advanced sign-up required. Call 459-1052 to sign up.
Teen Maker Event: Tiny Book Accessories
Thursday, January 4th @ 7:00 PM
Call the Berry Room at 459-1052 to get information about the 90-minute workshop to create book jewelry and keychains, and to let us know what book titles you would like to use for your creations. Program is for teens only (grades 7 to 12).
About the Berry Room
Serving the children of the Fairbanks North Star Borough. Contact us for information about programs for children, to schedule group visits, and for information about materials for children.
The Berry Room is in the
Noel Wien Public Library
1215 Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701
[Closed on Sundays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.]