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Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library



   Friday, September 30, 2016
9:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Banned Book Week
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Banned Book Week 
September 26 – 30, 2016
Have an exciting  “blind date” with a banned book.  They will be wrapped in newspaper with only the genre and publication date listed.  See which book you have selected, and after you have read the book, give us your opinion as to whether you agree that your book should have been placed on the banned book list.



   Tuesday, October 4, 2016
4:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Lego League
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Open to the Public
Description:  Lego League is offered the first and third Tuesday in October. Come join the fun and creativity as we build with Legos!


   Wednesday, October 5, 2016
4:00 PM- 4:45 PM
Literacy in Music
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 6-9
Description:  Literacy in Music is offered the first and third Wednesday in October.
Students must be accompanied by their parents and are encouraged to bring stringed instruments (ukulele, guitar, etc.).  Students who do not play a stringed instrument may borrow a rhythm instrument to join in with the music making. Activities which enhance literacy in music, language, and art, will include games, movement, singing, and some crafts.
This course is appropriate for ages 6-9.
 



10:00 AM
Weaving for Beginners
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Weaving is ongoing, and we are learning as we go. Ms. Hightower will not be here in October, but we have the YouTube videos if we run into problems. You still have time to make a scarf for winter.   We have looms and plenty of yarn. Also, bring any fiber craft projects you are working on that you would like to share.
 



   Thursday, October 6, 2016
10:00 AM
I Love Keeping the environment Clean!
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  The Talking Tree, presented by Cynthia Jancaterino with the Montgomery Clean City Commission, will be here to share her favorite books about taking care of our world.

Craft – Bird’s nest headband
 



4:00 PM- 5:30 PM
Coliseum Coloring Club
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: All Ages are Invited
Description:  This will be offered the first and third Thursday of each month from 4:00 – 5:30 pm.
Come join our coloring club.  Adult level coloring sheets, children’s coloring sheets, crayons, and colored pencils will be provided.
Studies have shown this can be a great stress reducer.  Come relax with us!
 
 



   Wednesday, October 12, 2016
10:00 AM
Computer Class for Seniors
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Usage of the mouse and setting up an email account.


   Thursday, October 13, 2016
10:00 AM
Don't be a Copy Cat!
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  Don’t Copy Me, by Jonathan Allen
Little Puffin wants to enjoy a quiet walk, but 3 gulls copy everything he does.
 A Beautiful Feast for a Big King Cat, by John Archambault
 A little mouse who habitually teases a cat must use his wits to avoid being eaten.

Craft – King cat masks
 



   Tuesday, October 18, 2016
4:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Lego League
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Open to the Public
Description:  Lego League is offered the first and third Tuesday in October. Come join the fun and creativity as we build with Legos!


   Wednesday, October 19, 2016
4:00 PM- 4:45 PM
Literacy in Music
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 6-9
Description:  Literacy in Music is offered the first and third Wednesday in October.
Students must be accompanied by their parents and are encouraged to bring stringed instruments (ukulele, guitar, etc.).  Students who do not play a stringed instrument may borrow a rhythm instrument to join in with the music making. Activities which enhance literacy in music, language, and art, will include games, movement, singing, and some crafts.
This course is appropriate for ages 6-9.
 



10:00 AM
Coliseum Adult Program
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Join Sandra Whatley, Central Alabama Aging Consortium, as she discusses the new Medicare guidelines.  She will be available for private consultations, also.
 



   Thursday, October 20, 2016
10:00 AM
Wishes Can Come True!
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  Bye Bye Baby, by Janet and Allen Ahlberg
A little baby goes in search for a mommy and finds a whole family along the way.
Roar of a Snore, by Marsha Diane Arnold
Disturbed by a deafening snore, Jack wakes up the family and animals one by one in search of the noisy culprit.

Craft – Happy face masks
 



4:00 PM- 5:30 PM
Coliseum Coloring Club
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: All Ages are Invited
Description:  This will be offered the first and third Thursday of each month from 4:00 – 5:30 pm.
Come join our coloring club.  Adult level coloring sheets, children’s coloring sheets, crayons, and colored pencils will be provided.
Studies have shown this can be a great stress reducer.  Come relax with us!
 
 



   Wednesday, October 26, 2016
10:00 AM
Computer Class for Seniors
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Setting up a Facebook account.
 



   Thursday, October 27, 2016
10:00 AM
Halloween is Near!
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  Halloween Monster, by Catherine Stock
Tommy is reluctant to dress up and go out on Halloween until his mother convinces him that there are no real monsters, ghosts, or witches.
On Halloween Night by Ferida Wolff and Dolores Kozielshi
Thirteen suitably creepy things from witches to snakes and ghosts are counted in honor of Halloween.

Craft – Flying bats and witches
 
 



3:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Eastbrook Mystery Book Club
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  The book club will be discussing, “Started Early, Took My Dog”, by Kate Atkinson.  This is a story of Tracy, Tilly, and Jackson who are variously accompanied, pursued, or haunted by neglected dogs, unwanted children, and keepers of dark secrets who learn that their past is never history, and that no good deed goes unpunished.  Then, we will receive our book, “How the Light Gets In”, by Louise Penny.  This is a story of Myrna Landers and Chief Inspector Gamache and the mystery surrounding the disappearance of one of the world’s most famous women.
 



   Wednesday, November 16, 2016
10:00 AM
Coliseum Adult Program
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  SPECIAL PROGRAM
Montgomery County's Bi-Centennial: Celebrating 200 Years
Mrs. Mary Ann Neely, Historian and local treasure, will be at Coliseum Branch Library to present a program on Montgomery County's 200th Anniversary.  This should be an informative and well-attended program, so come early.