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December 2019

December 2, 2019 to December 21, 2019

Letters to Santa - Madison Branch

Stop by the library any time we’re open to fill out your letter to Santa!
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December 8, 2019

Music @ Main-Trista Hill

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us Sundays at the Main Library in the 2nd Floor Lobby for an afternoon of live music generously sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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December 9, 2019

Intentional Acts of Kindness - Bellville Branch

9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Make the holiday season better; join us any time during this day to make a holiday card to share with a resident of the Country Meadow Care Center.
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December 9, 2019

Kindergarten Countdown - Main Library

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Join the weekly fun as we get ready for kindergarten.
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December 9, 2019

Family Story Time - Crestview Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children. Everyone is invited to come share some fun with us.
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December 9, 2019

Family Story Time - Madison Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children. Everyone is invited to come share some fun with us.
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December 9, 2019

Season’s Greetings: 
Holiday Cards - Plymouth Branch

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come and create holiday cards to pass out to your fam or to give your besties!
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December 9, 2019

Adult Drop In: Holiday Ornament - Bellville Branch

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Drop in any time between 4 and 7 PM; pick up a kit to take home for the holidays!
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December 9, 2019

Gingerbread Houses - Butler Branch

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us to create your own gingerbread house! Please sign up for only one program.
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December 9, 2019

Crafty Attic: Simmering Spices - Madison Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mix together a little of this and a little of that and make your home smell like Christmas! Or snow, or coffee cake!
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December 9, 2019

Family Story Time - Ontario Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children. Everyone is invited to come share some fun with us.
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December 9, 2019

Gingerbread Houses - Butler Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us to create your own gingerbread house! Please sign up for only one program.
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December 10, 2019

Toddler Story Time - Main Library

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Recommended for children 2-3 years and their caregivers, but all are welcome. Participants will enjoy this lively program of songs, rhymes, movement, imaginative activities, and book sharing time.
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December 10, 2019

Family Story Time - Madison Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children. Everyone is invited to come share some fun with us.
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December 10, 2019

Family Story Time - Lexington Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children. Everyone is invited to come share some fun with us.
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December 10, 2019

Homeschool Hangout - Main Library

11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Explore what the library has to offer and get any research help you need while you are here!
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December 10, 2019

Toddler Story Time - Ontario Branch

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Recommended for children 2-3 years and their caregivers, but all are welcome. Participants will enjoy this lively program of songs, rhymes, movement, imaginative activities, and book sharing time.
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December 10, 2019

Book Discussion Group - Ontario Branch

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us for a lively discussion of a popular book.
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December 10, 2019

Mini Makers - Bellville Branch

3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us at the library to make a new craft each month!
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December 10, 2019

Reindeer Games - Plymouth Branch

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
You know who they are, but do you have what it takes to be one of Santa’s reindeer?
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December 10, 2019

Gingerbread Houses - Lucas Branch

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us to create your own gingerbread house! Please sign up for only one program.
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December 10, 2019

Coloring Party - Butler Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for a fun evening of good company and complex, yet relaxing coloring.
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December 10, 2019

Internet Basics - Main Library, Computer Lab

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
We’ll explain the basics of searching and navigating the internet. We’ll also show you how your library card gives you access to thousands of resources and articles others have to pay to see.
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December 10, 2019

Gingerbread Houses - Lucas Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us to create your own gingerbread house! Please sign up for only one program.
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December 10, 2019

Crafty Attic: Simmering Spices - Lexington Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mix together a little of this and a little of that and make your home smell like Christmas! Or snow, or coffee cake!
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December 11, 2019

Family Story Time - Main Library

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children. Everyone is invited to come share some fun with us.
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December 11, 2019

Baby Story Time - Ontario Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Recommended for children from 6 to 24 months (pre-walkers and walkers) and their caregivers, but all are welcome.
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December 11, 2019

Family Story Time - Bellville Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children. Everyone is invited to come share some fun with us.
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December 11, 2019

Family Story Time - Plymouth Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children. Everyone is invited to come share some fun with us.
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December 11, 2019

Family Story Time - Lexington Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children. Everyone is invited to come share some fun with us.
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December 11, 2019

Family Story Time - Butler Branch

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children. Everyone is invited to come share some fun with us.
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December 11, 2019

Family Story Time - Butler Branch

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children. Everyone is invited to come share some fun with us.
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December 11, 2019

Bits of Books - Lexington Branch

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Exchange book lists and share what you’ve been reading.
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December 11, 2019

Christmas Treat Holders - Main Library

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Learn how to make these Christmas treat holders for party favors or as a small thank you gift to someone in your life.
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December 11, 2019

Movies @ Main

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us for free movies on the big screen in the Community Room.
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December 12, 2019

Baby Story Time - Main Library

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Recommended for children from 6 to 24 months (pre-walkers and walkers) and their caregivers, but all are welcome.
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December 12, 2019

Family Story Time - Lucas Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children. Everyone is invited to come share some fun with us.
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December 12, 2019

Christmas Treat Holders - Madison Branch

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Learn how to make these Christmas treat holders for party favors or as a small thank you gift to someone in your life.
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December 12, 2019

Adult Drop In: Holiday Ornament - Plymouth Branch

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Drop in any time between 4 and 7 PM; pick up a kit to take home for the holidays!
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December 12, 2019

Reindeer Games - Crestview Branch

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
You know who they are, but do you have what it takes to be one of Santa’s reindeer?
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December 12, 2019

STEM Superstars! - Main Library

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Drop in and learn about some awesome women scientists and do activities based on their areas of expertise.
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December 12, 2019

Euchre Night - Butler Branch

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Trump your opponents in a Euchre battle for the ages.
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December 12, 2019

Evening Family Story Time - Madison Branch

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Join us for a special themed evening family story time.
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December 12, 2019

Crafty Attic: Simmering Spices - Ontario Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mix together a little of this and a little of that and make your home smell like Christmas! Or snow, or coffee cake!
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December 13, 2019

Stepping Stones - Lexington Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and do activities that focus on Kindergarten readiness skills!
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December 13, 2019

Finish It Friday - Butler Branch

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Need incentive to finish that project you’ve been working on? Bring it to the library!
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December 13, 2019

Stepping Stones - Lexington Branch

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and do activities that focus on Kindergarten readiness skills!
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December 13, 2019

Christmas in the Cabin - Pugh Cabin, Malabar Farm

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Enhance your holiday celebration with a traditional story time by the fireside.
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December 14, 2019

Gingerbread Houses - Lexington Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us to create your own gingerbread house! Please sign up for only one program.
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December 14, 2019

Gingerbread Houses - Ontario Branch

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us to create your own gingerbread house! Please sign up for only one program.
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December 14, 2019

Crafty Attic: Simmering Spices - Crestview Branch

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mix together a little of this and a little of that and make your home smell like Christmas! Or snow, or coffee cake!
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December 14, 2019

Cookbook Club - Plymouth Branch

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bring your favorite prepared dish to eat and share along with the recipe at our monthly meetings!
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December 14, 2019

Gingerbread Houses - Lexington Branch

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Join us to create your own gingerbread house! Please sign up for only one program.
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December 14, 2019

Gingerbread Houses - Ontario Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us to create your own gingerbread house! Please sign up for only one program.
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December 16, 2019

Kindergarten Countdown - Main Library

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Join the weekly fun as we get ready for kindergarten.
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December 16, 2019

Yarn Creations - Bellville Branch

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Bellville Branch
Join us on the third Monday of the month to meet up with other yarn crafters to share, talk, knit, and crochet.
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December 16, 2019

Construction Zone - Madison Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us as we play with LEGOs, plus there will be a surprise building project each month!
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December 16, 2019

Snowy Stories - Crestview Branch

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Join us at the library for a special story time all about the winter holidays!
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December 16, 2019

Marble Ornaments - Main Library

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Make marbled ornaments to put on your tree.
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December 16, 2019

Crafty Attic: Simmering Spices - Lucas Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mix together a little of this and a little of that and make your home smell like Christmas! Or snow, or coffee cake!
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December 17, 2019

Christmas Treat Holders - Crestview Branch

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn how to make these Christmas treat holders for party favors or as a small thank you gift to someone in your life.
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December 17, 2019

Construction Zone - Bellville Branch

3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us as we play with LEGOs, plus there will be a surprise building project each month!
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December 17, 2019

Tween Tuesdays Craft Club - Lexington Branch

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Tweens – join us for a fun afternoon of crafting!
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December 17, 2019

Crafty Attic: Simmering Spices - Main Library

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mix together a little of this and a little of that and make your home smell like Christmas! Or snow, or coffee cake!
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December 17, 2019

Adult Drop In: Holiday Ornament - Butler Branch

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Drop in any time between 4 and 7 PM; pick up a kit to take home for the holidays!
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December 17, 2019

Mad Science - Main Library

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
We’ll build, tinker, create, explore, and experiment.
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December 17, 2019

Crafty Attic: Simmering Spices - Main Library

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mix together a little of this and a little of that and make your home smell like Christmas! Or snow, or coffee cake!
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December 17, 2019

Brickyard Books - DLX

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Book lovers, you’re invited to join us on the third Tuesday of the month to share your love of books and their transformative qualities.
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December 17, 2019

Adult YA Book Club - Madison Branch

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us for a lively discussion of a popular Young Adult book.
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December 17, 2019

Trivia Night at the Phoenix - Phoenix Brewing Company

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hang out with us after work at the Phoenix and have some fun playing trivia games!
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December 18, 2019

Holiday Scavenger Hunt Begins - All Locations

Stop by anytime the library is open to take part in a Holiday Scavenger Hunt.
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December 18, 2019

Construction Zone - Plymouth Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us as we play with LEGOs, plus there will be a surprise building project each month!
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December 18, 2019

Holiday Origami - Bellville Branch

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Create your own holiday decorations using only folded paper.
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December 18, 2019

Movies @ Main

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us for free movies on the big screen in the Community Room.
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December 18, 2019

Custom Cup Cozy - Main Library

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Design your very own custom cup cozy to keep that hot drink toasty warm on those chilly Ohio winter days.
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December 19, 2019

Construction Zone - Crestview Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us as we play with LEGOs, plus there will be a surprise building project each month!
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December 19, 2019

Custom Cup Cozy - Butler Branch

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Design your very own custom cup cozy to keep that hot drink toasty warm on those chilly Ohio winter days.
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December 19, 2019

Season’s Greetings: 
Holiday Cards - Main Library

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Come and create holiday cards to pass out to your fam or to give your besties!
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December 19, 2019

Gingerbread Houses - Crestview Branch

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Join us to create your own gingerbread house! Please sign up for only one program.
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December 19, 2019

Holiday Movie at Lexington - Lexington Branch

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Get in the holiday spirit by viewing The Polar Express!
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December 19, 2019

Teen Yoga - Main Library

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Winter got you down? Don’t worry, come stretch, bend, and move at our teen yoga program.
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December 19, 2019

Winter Cactus - Ontario Branch

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Get some green in your life during the dreary winter months.
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December 19, 2019

Gingerbread Houses - Crestview Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us to create your own gingerbread house! Please sign up for only one program.
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December 20, 2019

Finish It Friday - Lexington Branch

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Need incentive to finish that project you’ve been working on? Bring it to the library!
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December 20, 2019

Crafts & Cartoons - Main Library

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Drop in and make seasonal ornaments and crafts while you watch holiday cartoons.
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December 21, 2019

Gingerbread Houses - Plymouth Branch

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Join us to create your own gingerbread house! Please sign up for only one program.
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December 21, 2019

Holiday Craft - Main Library

11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stop by and create a holiday craft to take home.
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December 21, 2019

Gingerbread Houses - Plymouth Branch

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us to create your own gingerbread house! Please sign up for only one program.
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December 23, 2019

Create n’ Take Begins - Crestview Branch

Come to the library to create a cool craft to take home!
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December 23, 2019

Create n’ Take Begins - Plymouth Branch

Come to the library to create a cool craft to take home!
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December 23, 2019

Flash Library at the Y - Mansfield Area YMCA

10:00 am - 11:30 am
Check out a book, see what’s new, and get your questions answered before or after your workout!
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December 23, 2019

Minute to Win It – Holiday Edition - Main Library

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Take our Minute to Win It challenge with a holiday twist!
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December 23, 2019

Run, Run, as Fast as You Can - Ontario Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Enjoy silly gingerbread stories, music, and a craft.
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December 24, 2019
December 25, 2019
December 26, 2019

Euchre Night - Lucas Branch

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Trump your opponents in a Euchre battle for the ages.
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December 27, 2019

Finish It Friday - Butler Branch

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Need incentive to finish that project you’ve been working on? Bring it to the library!
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December 28, 2019

Create n’ Take Ends - Crestview Branch

Come to the library to create a cool craft to take home!
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December 28, 2019

Create n’ Take Ends - Plymouth Branch

Come to the library to create a cool craft to take home!
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December 28, 2019

Crafts with Movies at Main

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us in the Children's Dept. from 1 - 5 pm for a craft or activity based on the family-friendly (G or PG) Movie at Main shown at 2 pm.
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December 28, 2019

Saturday Movies @ Main

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us for free movies on the big screen in the Community Room.
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December 30, 2019

Nerf In the New Year - Main Library

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Back by popular demand - join us for an afternoon of “Nerf” ing.
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December 31, 2019
December 31, 2019

Holiday Scavenger Hunt Ends - All Locations

Stop by anytime the library is open to take part in a Holiday Scavenger Hunt.
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December 31, 2019

Crafty Kids Ends - Ontario Branch

Stop in any time during the month when the library is open to make a themed craft.
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December 31, 2019

Countdown to the New Year - Main Library

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Celebrate with games, crafts, movies, face painting, a scavenger hunt, and a countdown ending at 12 – noon that is!
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December 31, 2019

“Noon” Year’s Eve Party - Lexington Branch

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Celebrate the New Year without having to stay up until midnight!
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