Jan
21
Tue
2020
Ages 3-5 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Jan 21 @ 10:15 am

Tuesdays  (exact dates listed below)

10:15 a.m. (sign-in starts @ 10)

Story Room

Limit 30 children each class!

 

Younger siblings (accompanied by an adult) and older children are welcome.  All children must be able to sit quietly; if your child isn’t ready for quiet sitting, please come to the 0-2 class.  It has a lot more movement!  You may stay with or drop off your age three or older child (depending on your child’s comfort and behavior).  If you stay, please model listening and participation.  If you drop off, please return by 10:30 a.m. because your child might need your help with the craft.  Crafts will be available to the first 20 (ages 3 and up) to sign in each day.

 

Jan. 7, 14  Reach For Peace

Jan. 21  Chinese New Year

Jan. 28, Feb. 4*  Bedtime *Wear pjs Feb. 4

Feb. 11  Valentines

Feb. 18, 25  African Tales

Mar. 3  Marvelous Marsupials 1

Mar. 10, 17  Leaping Leprechauns

Mar. 24  Marvelous Marsupials 2

Mar. 31, Apr. 7  Easter!

Apr. 14  Just Ducky 1

Apr. 21  Environmental Center Field Trip?

Apr. 28  Just Ducky 2

May 5, 12  Praiseworthy Parents!

 

Lapsit Storytime @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration required! Give them a head start. Storytime increases school readiness: reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.  Hope to see you there!

 

3rd Tuesday Lego Free Play @ Crestview Library Tickets
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Lego enthusiasts unite!

Ages 5-17 can come and play to their heart’s content with friends and family. No sign up will be required, and space will be limited to about 40 kids, though we’ll accommodate what we can. We look forward to seeing everyone again!

Jan.21 is themed around Valentine’s Day! There will be some instructions available and all finished creations will be displayed behind the front desk!

Jan
22
Wed
2020
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based story time for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit story time classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10AM (no story time on Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Ages 0-2 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Jan 22 @ 10:15 am

10:15 a.m. (sign-in starts @ 10 a.m.) LIMIT: 20 Children 

Wednesdays (exact dates listed below)

Story Room

This class is designed for children under the age of three and their caregivers.  Older children are welcome if they want to be there!  Come each week for a new story.  The theme stays the same for two weeks so you can learn the songs and finger-plays.  Please take all conversations (including phone) and anyone screaming out of the building.

Jan. 8, 15  Mice

Jan. 22, 29  Feathered Friends

February 5, 12  Baby Love!

Feb. 19, 26  Food Adventures

Mar. 4, 11  Frogs and Turtles

Mar. 18, 25  Chicks & Ducklings

Apr. 1, 8  Spring & Easter!

Apr. 15, 22  Wildlife

Apr. 29  Let’s Play

May 6, 13  Praiseworthy Parents!

Storytime Class @ Niceville Library Tickets
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Give them a head start: Storytime attendance increases reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.

For preschool children ages 3-5.

 

Ages 0-2 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Jan 22 @ 10:45 am

10:45 a.m. (sign-in starts after first class closes) LIMIT: 20 Children 

Wednesdays (exact dates listed below)

Story Room

This class is designed for children under the age of three and their caregivers.  Older children are welcome if they want to be there!  Come each week for a new story.  The theme stays the same for two weeks so you can learn the songs and finger-plays.  Please take all conversations (including phone) and anyone screaming out of the building.

Jan. 8, 15  Mice

Jan. 22, 29  Feathered Friends

February 5, 12  Baby Love!

Feb. 19, 26  Food Adventures

Mar. 4, 11  Frogs and Turtles

Mar. 18, 25  Chicks & Ducklings

Apr. 1, 8  Spring & Easter!

Apr. 15, 22  Wildlife

Apr. 29  Let’s Play

May 6, 13  Praiseworthy Parents!

 

The Vault @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Vault
Every Wednesday afternoon!

2pm to 4:30pm

Come join local peers and test out all the newest gaming consoles.
The Vault builds teen confidence, social skills and just some plain ol’ FUN!

Reading Education Assistance Dogs @ Niceville Library Tickets
Jan 22 @ 3:30 pm – 5:45 pm

This program encourages children to read by providing a non-judgmental listener and a furry friend to read to that will lie next to them and enjoy the story being read to them. This is a great way to promote reading in a positive way. Over time your child’s reading ability and confidence can improve, which will make them enjoy reading even more. Registration is required. Please sign up in YS program room.

Jan
23
Thu
2020
Cuddlers & Toddlers Storytime @ Destin Library Tickets
Jan 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

This toddler time experience is an early exposure to storytime. Children will learn the beginnings of sitting and listening to stories and songs. Music and movement are included in this 30-minute class. Language interaction is emphasized through short read-aloud picture books, talking, listening, fingerplays, and singing. Parents are encouraged to sit next to the child and participate. Be encouraged when you see your child interacting with the songs, getting closer to the story, and practicing their sitting skills as they continue to attend. We love to hear reports of pretend play at home, children repeating the songs or rhymes, and we will celebrate with you when you share your story. Join us every Thursday morning at 9:30 am.

Lapsit Storytime (pre-walkers) @ Niceville Library Tickets
Jan 23 @ 9:30 am

Give them a head start: Storytime attendance increases reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.

Baby Bookworms: This lapsit program consists of music, stories and rhymes especially chosen to build the bond between you and your child.

 

 

Lapsit Class @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration is required! Give them a head start. Storytime increases school readiness: reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.  Hope to see you there!

The library has Lapsit classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., excluding 5th Tuesdays and Thursdays of the month.  Registration is required, and space is limited to 45 people.  Please see Ms. Nancy to sign up.

Toddlers Storytime (walkers up to age 3) @ Niceville Library Tickets
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am

Give them a head start: Storytime attendance increases reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.

This storytime is for little ones who are mobile up to 3 years of age plus their parent/caregiver.

 

 

Intro to Sewing @ Crestview Library Tickets
Jan 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

If you are sewing at a beginner/intermediate level and would like to know how to use a sewing machine and the ins and outs of the craft, come try our intro to sewing class! Machine demos will be provided.

Ages 9 +

Sign up REQUIRED, 10 people per class.

 

Taught by our volunteer sewing master Dottie!

 

Coding Club @ Niceville Library Tickets
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Coding Club meets Thursdays from 4:00-5:00.  The club is open to grades 5-8, and registration is required.

Each week participants will be given a project that they may work on to build a game using Scratch.  Collaboration is encouraged but not required.  Club size is limited to 14 students as we have a limited number of laptops for participants to use.  A new sign-up sheet will be available for every meeting.

Meeting dates:  January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20.

No prior coding experience is necessary.

Jan
24
Fri
2020
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based story time for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit story time classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10AM (no story time on Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Storytime Class @ Niceville Library Tickets
Jan 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Give them a head start: Storytime attendance increases reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.

For preschool children ages 3-5.

 

Teen Time Art @ Crestview Library Tickets
Jan 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Different monthly crafts for kids 11-17!

Jan. 24th will be mini hanging wall art. No sign up required!

Jan
27
Mon
2020
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based story time for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit story time classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10AM (no story time on Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Jan
28
Tue
2020
Ages 3-5 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Jan 28 @ 10:15 am

Tuesdays  (exact dates listed below)

10:15 a.m. (sign-in starts @ 10)

Story Room

Limit 30 children each class!

 

Younger siblings (accompanied by an adult) and older children are welcome.  All children must be able to sit quietly; if your child isn’t ready for quiet sitting, please come to the 0-2 class.  It has a lot more movement!  You may stay with or drop off your age three or older child (depending on your child’s comfort and behavior).  If you stay, please model listening and participation.  If you drop off, please return by 10:30 a.m. because your child might need your help with the craft.  Crafts will be available to the first 20 (ages 3 and up) to sign in each day.

 

Jan. 7, 14  Reach For Peace

Jan. 21  Chinese New Year

Jan. 28, Feb. 4*  Bedtime *Wear pjs Feb. 4

Feb. 11  Valentines

Feb. 18, 25  African Tales

Mar. 3  Marvelous Marsupials 1

Mar. 10, 17  Leaping Leprechauns

Mar. 24  Marvelous Marsupials 2

Mar. 31, Apr. 7  Easter!

Apr. 14  Just Ducky 1

Apr. 21  Environmental Center Field Trip?

Apr. 28  Just Ducky 2

May 5, 12  Praiseworthy Parents!

 

Lapsit Storytime @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Jan 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration required! Give them a head start. Storytime increases school readiness: reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.  Hope to see you there!

 

NWFAA Astronomy Workshop @ Crestview Library Tickets
Jan 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The workshop is held as part of the NWFAA’s support for its library telescope program. We will discuss astronomical objects and events visible for the next 30 days as well recent astronomical events and general astronomy subjects. Free to all.

Jan
29
Wed
2020
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Jan 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based story time for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit story time classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10AM (no story time on Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Ages 0-2 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Jan 29 @ 10:15 am

10:15 a.m. (sign-in starts @ 10 a.m.) LIMIT: 20 Children 

Wednesdays (exact dates listed below)

Story Room

This class is designed for children under the age of three and their caregivers.  Older children are welcome if they want to be there!  Come each week for a new story.  The theme stays the same for two weeks so you can learn the songs and finger-plays.  Please take all conversations (including phone) and anyone screaming out of the building.

Jan. 8, 15  Mice

Jan. 22, 29  Feathered Friends

February 5, 12  Baby Love!

Feb. 19, 26  Food Adventures

Mar. 4, 11  Frogs and Turtles

Mar. 18, 25  Chicks & Ducklings

Apr. 1, 8  Spring & Easter!

Apr. 15, 22  Wildlife

Apr. 29  Let’s Play

May 6, 13  Praiseworthy Parents!

Storytime Class @ Niceville Library Tickets
Jan 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Give them a head start: Storytime attendance increases reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.

For preschool children ages 3-5.

 

Ages 0-2 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Jan 29 @ 10:45 am

10:45 a.m. (sign-in starts after first class closes) LIMIT: 20 Children 

Wednesdays (exact dates listed below)

Story Room

This class is designed for children under the age of three and their caregivers.  Older children are welcome if they want to be there!  Come each week for a new story.  The theme stays the same for two weeks so you can learn the songs and finger-plays.  Please take all conversations (including phone) and anyone screaming out of the building.

Jan. 8, 15  Mice

Jan. 22, 29  Feathered Friends

February 5, 12  Baby Love!

Feb. 19, 26  Food Adventures

Mar. 4, 11  Frogs and Turtles

Mar. 18, 25  Chicks & Ducklings

Apr. 1, 8  Spring & Easter!

Apr. 15, 22  Wildlife

Apr. 29  Let’s Play

May 6, 13  Praiseworthy Parents!

 

The Vault @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Jan 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Vault
Every Wednesday afternoon!

2pm to 4:30pm

Come join local peers and test out all the newest gaming consoles.
The Vault builds teen confidence, social skills and just some plain ol’ FUN!

Jan
30
Thu
2020
Cuddlers & Toddlers Storytime @ Destin Library Tickets
Jan 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

This toddler time experience is an early exposure to storytime. Children will learn the beginnings of sitting and listening to stories and songs. Music and movement are included in this 30-minute class. Language interaction is emphasized through short read-aloud picture books, talking, listening, fingerplays, and singing. Parents are encouraged to sit next to the child and participate. Be encouraged when you see your child interacting with the songs, getting closer to the story, and practicing their sitting skills as they continue to attend. We love to hear reports of pretend play at home, children repeating the songs or rhymes, and we will celebrate with you when you share your story. Join us every Thursday morning at 9:30 am.

Lapsit Storytime (pre-walkers) @ Niceville Library Tickets
Jan 30 @ 9:30 am

Give them a head start: Storytime attendance increases reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.

Baby Bookworms: This lapsit program consists of music, stories and rhymes especially chosen to build the bond between you and your child.

 

 

Toddlers Storytime (walkers up to age 3) @ Niceville Library Tickets
Jan 30 @ 10:30 am

Give them a head start: Storytime attendance increases reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.

This storytime is for little ones who are mobile up to 3 years of age plus their parent/caregiver.

 

 

Intro to Sewing @ Crestview Library Tickets
Jan 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

If you are sewing at a beginner/intermediate level and would like to know how to use a sewing machine and the ins and outs of the craft, come try our intro to sewing class! Machine demos will be provided.

Ages 9 +

Sign up REQUIRED, 10 people per class.

 

Taught by our volunteer sewing master Dottie!

 

Coding Club @ Niceville Library Tickets
Jan 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Coding Club meets Thursdays from 4:00-5:00.  The club is open to grades 5-8, and registration is required.

Each week participants will be given a project that they may work on to build a game using Scratch.  Collaboration is encouraged but not required.  Club size is limited to 14 students as we have a limited number of laptops for participants to use.  A new sign-up sheet will be available for every meeting.

Meeting dates:  January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20.

No prior coding experience is necessary.

Jan
31
Fri
2020
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based story time for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit story time classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10AM (no story time on Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Storytime Class @ Niceville Library Tickets
Jan 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Give them a head start: Storytime attendance increases reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.

For preschool children ages 3-5.

 

Teen Time @ Crestview Library Tickets
Jan 31 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Summer:  rising 7th-12th graders

School year:  6th-12th graders

Enjoy games, movies, crafts, art and more!

Family Library Time: Bear Hunt @ Crestview Library Tickets
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

6 or 6:45 p.m.
Ages 3 & up
30 children/session.
Registration will start soon!
Wear pjs.
Bring teddy bear, flashlight & 4 cookies to share

Feb
3
Mon
2020
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based story time for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit story time classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10AM (no story time on Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Afterschool Artist Program @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

After School Artist will be doing a group project with Chihuly’s Macchia on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 4pm. We will be recreating the glass flowers he is famous for by using coffee filters, markers, and starch! These will be displayed in the library. All supplies are provided. If you need a smock, please bring one.

Registration is required. NOTE: Class size is limited so please sign up early.

Feb
4
Tue
2020
Ages 3-5 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 4 @ 10:15 am

Tuesdays  (exact dates listed below)

10:15 a.m. (sign-in starts @ 10)

Story Room

Limit 30 children each class!

 

Younger siblings (accompanied by an adult) and older children are welcome.  All children must be able to sit quietly; if your child isn’t ready for quiet sitting, please come to the 0-2 class.  It has a lot more movement!  You may stay with or drop off your age three or older child (depending on your child’s comfort and behavior).  If you stay, please model listening and participation.  If you drop off, please return by 10:30 a.m. because your child might need your help with the craft.  Crafts will be available to the first 20 (ages 3 and up) to sign in each day.

 

Jan. 7, 14  Reach For Peace

Jan. 21  Chinese New Year

Jan. 28, Feb. 4*  Bedtime *Wear pjs Feb. 4

Feb. 11  Valentines

Feb. 18, 25  African Tales

Mar. 3  Marvelous Marsupials 1

Mar. 10, 17  Leaping Leprechauns

Mar. 24  Marvelous Marsupials 2

Mar. 31, Apr. 7  Easter!

Apr. 14  Just Ducky 1

Apr. 21  Environmental Center Field Trip?

Apr. 28  Just Ducky 2

May 5, 12  Praiseworthy Parents!

 

Lapsit Storytime @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Feb 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration required! Give them a head start. Storytime increases school readiness: reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.  Hope to see you there!

 

Hablemos Espanol! Spanish Class @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 4 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Want to learn Spanish with your child?
Beginning on Tuesday,February 4th at 2:30p.m. the Valparaiso Community Library will start a 6-week interactive Spanish class for parents/caretakers and their children (ages 5-12).
Registration is required.

Feb
5
Wed
2020
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based story time for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit story time classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10AM (no story time on Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Ages 0-2 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 5 @ 10:15 am

10:15 a.m. (sign-in starts @ 10 a.m.) LIMIT: 20 Children 

Wednesdays (exact dates listed below)

Story Room

This class is designed for children under the age of three and their caregivers.  Older children are welcome if they want to be there!  Come each week for a new story.  The theme stays the same for two weeks so you can learn the songs and finger-plays.  Please take all conversations (including phone) and anyone screaming out of the building.

Jan. 8, 15  Mice

Jan. 22, 29  Feathered Friends

February 5, 12  Baby Love!

Feb. 19, 26  Food Adventures

Mar. 4, 11  Frogs and Turtles

Mar. 18, 25  Chicks & Ducklings

Apr. 1, 8  Spring & Easter!

Apr. 15, 22  Wildlife

Apr. 29  Let’s Play

May 6, 13  Praiseworthy Parents!

Ages 0-2 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 5 @ 10:45 am

10:45 a.m. (sign-in starts after first class closes) LIMIT: 20 Children 

Wednesdays (exact dates listed below)

Story Room

This class is designed for children under the age of three and their caregivers.  Older children are welcome if they want to be there!  Come each week for a new story.  The theme stays the same for two weeks so you can learn the songs and finger-plays.  Please take all conversations (including phone) and anyone screaming out of the building.

Jan. 8, 15  Mice

Jan. 22, 29  Feathered Friends

February 5, 12  Baby Love!

Feb. 19, 26  Food Adventures

Mar. 4, 11  Frogs and Turtles

Mar. 18, 25  Chicks & Ducklings

Apr. 1, 8  Spring & Easter!

Apr. 15, 22  Wildlife

Apr. 29  Let’s Play

May 6, 13  Praiseworthy Parents!

 

The Vault @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Vault
Every Wednesday afternoon!

2pm to 4:30pm

Come join local peers and test out all the newest gaming consoles.
The Vault builds teen confidence, social skills and just some plain ol’ FUN!

Feb
6
Thu
2020
Cuddlers & Toddlers Storytime @ Destin Library Tickets
Feb 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

This toddler time experience is an early exposure to storytime. Children will learn the beginnings of sitting and listening to stories and songs. Music and movement are included in this 30-minute class. Language interaction is emphasized through short read-aloud picture books, talking, listening, fingerplays, and singing. Parents are encouraged to sit next to the child and participate. Be encouraged when you see your child interacting with the songs, getting closer to the story, and practicing their sitting skills as they continue to attend. We love to hear reports of pretend play at home, children repeating the songs or rhymes, and we will celebrate with you when you share your story. Join us every Thursday morning at 9:30 am.

Ages 0-3 Early Steps Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 6 @ 10:15 am

10:15 a.m. (sign-in starts @ 10 a.m.)

Thursdays (exact dates listed below)

Story Room

Limit 15 children each class!

 

This class is designed for children enrolled in Early Steps (under the age of 3) and their caregivers.  Children not enrolled in Early Steps are also welcome!  Please take all conversations (including phone) and anyone screaming out of the building.

February 6—Baby Love!

March 5—Frogs & Turtles

April 2—Spring & Easter!

May 7—Praiseworthy Parents!

 

Lapsit Class @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Feb 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration is required! Give them a head start. Storytime increases school readiness: reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.  Hope to see you there!

The library has Lapsit classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., excluding 5th Tuesdays and Thursdays of the month.  Registration is required, and space is limited to 45 people.  Please see Ms. Nancy to sign up.

Intro to Sewing @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

If you are sewing at a beginner/intermediate level and would like to know how to use a sewing machine and the ins and outs of the craft, come try our intro to sewing class! Machine demos will be provided.

Ages 9 +

Sign up REQUIRED, 10 people per class.

 

Taught by our volunteer sewing master Dottie!

 

Coding Club @ Niceville Library Tickets
Feb 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Coding Club meets Thursdays from 4:00-5:00.  The club is open to grades 5-8, and registration is required.

Each week participants will be given a project that they may work on to build a game using Scratch.  Collaboration is encouraged but not required.  Club size is limited to 14 students as we have a limited number of laptops for participants to use.  A new sign-up sheet will be available for every meeting.

Meeting dates:  January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20.

No prior coding experience is necessary.

Kids’ Classics Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Tickets
Feb 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Storytime doesn’t have to stop once you can read to yourself! This read-aloud program is designed for children in grades 3-5. Snacks will be provided, and each reading will be followed by a tie-in art or craft activity. Faithful attendees will receive a gift copy of the book to keep. Registration is required, and will open in January 2020.

The book being read during February and March will be Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the first book in the Harry Potter series by JK Rowling.

Feb
7
Fri
2020
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based story time for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit story time classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10AM (no story time on Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Teen Time @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Summer:  rising 7th-12th graders

School year:  6th-12th graders

Enjoy games, movies, crafts, art and more!

Feb
8
Sat
2020
Elmo’s Birthday Party! @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Come to the Fort Walton Beach Public Library and celebrate Elmo’s birthday on Saturday, February 8 from 1:00-2:00am.  We will have cupcakes, crafts, stories, door prizes, and ELMO! Be sure to bring your camera so you can take lots of fun pictures.

Feb
10
Mon
2020
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based story time for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit story time classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10AM (no story time on Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Feb
11
Tue
2020
Ages 3-5 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 11 @ 10:15 am

Tuesdays  (exact dates listed below)

10:15 a.m. (sign-in starts @ 10)

Story Room

Limit 30 children each class!

 

Younger siblings (accompanied by an adult) and older children are welcome.  All children must be able to sit quietly; if your child isn’t ready for quiet sitting, please come to the 0-2 class.  It has a lot more movement!  You may stay with or drop off your age three or older child (depending on your child’s comfort and behavior).  If you stay, please model listening and participation.  If you drop off, please return by 10:30 a.m. because your child might need your help with the craft.  Crafts will be available to the first 20 (ages 3 and up) to sign in each day.

 

Jan. 7, 14  Reach For Peace

Jan. 21  Chinese New Year

Jan. 28, Feb. 4*  Bedtime *Wear pjs Feb. 4

Feb. 11  Valentines

Feb. 18, 25  African Tales

Mar. 3  Marvelous Marsupials 1

Mar. 10, 17  Leaping Leprechauns

Mar. 24  Marvelous Marsupials 2

Mar. 31, Apr. 7  Easter!

Apr. 14  Just Ducky 1

Apr. 21  Environmental Center Field Trip?

Apr. 28  Just Ducky 2

May 5, 12  Praiseworthy Parents!

 

Lapsit Storytime @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Feb 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration required! Give them a head start. Storytime increases school readiness: reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.  Hope to see you there!

 

Hablemos Espanol! Spanish Class @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 11 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Want to learn Spanish with your child?
Beginning on Tuesday,February 4th at 2:30p.m. the Valparaiso Community Library will start a 6-week interactive Spanish class for parents/caretakers and their children (ages 5-12).
Registration is required.

Anime Club at the Library @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

We will be hosting Anime Club every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 4:00PM for kids, teens, and young adults.
The club meetings will fluctuate between movies, anime, cultural lessons, and games. Manga titles are on hand to check out.

Parents are advised to do personal research on the chosen movie of the month.

Feb
12
Wed
2020
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based story time for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit story time classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10AM (no story time on Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Ages 0-2 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 12 @ 10:15 am

10:15 a.m. (sign-in starts @ 10 a.m.) LIMIT: 20 Children 

Wednesdays (exact dates listed below)

Story Room

This class is designed for children under the age of three and their caregivers.  Older children are welcome if they want to be there!  Come each week for a new story.  The theme stays the same for two weeks so you can learn the songs and finger-plays.  Please take all conversations (including phone) and anyone screaming out of the building.

Jan. 8, 15  Mice

Jan. 22, 29  Feathered Friends

February 5, 12  Baby Love!

Feb. 19, 26  Food Adventures

Mar. 4, 11  Frogs and Turtles

Mar. 18, 25  Chicks & Ducklings

Apr. 1, 8  Spring & Easter!

Apr. 15, 22  Wildlife

Apr. 29  Let’s Play

May 6, 13  Praiseworthy Parents!

Ages 0-2 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 12 @ 10:45 am

10:45 a.m. (sign-in starts after first class closes) LIMIT: 20 Children 

Wednesdays (exact dates listed below)

Story Room

This class is designed for children under the age of three and their caregivers.  Older children are welcome if they want to be there!  Come each week for a new story.  The theme stays the same for two weeks so you can learn the songs and finger-plays.  Please take all conversations (including phone) and anyone screaming out of the building.

Jan. 8, 15  Mice

Jan. 22, 29  Feathered Friends

February 5, 12  Baby Love!

Feb. 19, 26  Food Adventures

Mar. 4, 11  Frogs and Turtles

Mar. 18, 25  Chicks & Ducklings

Apr. 1, 8  Spring & Easter!

Apr. 15, 22  Wildlife

Apr. 29  Let’s Play

May 6, 13  Praiseworthy Parents!

 

The Vault @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Vault
Every Wednesday afternoon!

2pm to 4:30pm

Come join local peers and test out all the newest gaming consoles.
The Vault builds teen confidence, social skills and just some plain ol’ FUN!

Feb
13
Thu
2020
Cuddlers & Toddlers Storytime @ Destin Library Tickets
Feb 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

This toddler time experience is an early exposure to storytime. Children will learn the beginnings of sitting and listening to stories and songs. Music and movement are included in this 30-minute class. Language interaction is emphasized through short read-aloud picture books, talking, listening, fingerplays, and singing. Parents are encouraged to sit next to the child and participate. Be encouraged when you see your child interacting with the songs, getting closer to the story, and practicing their sitting skills as they continue to attend. We love to hear reports of pretend play at home, children repeating the songs or rhymes, and we will celebrate with you when you share your story. Join us every Thursday morning at 9:30 am.

Lapsit Class @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Feb 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration is required! Give them a head start. Storytime increases school readiness: reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.  Hope to see you there!

The library has Lapsit classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., excluding 5th Tuesdays and Thursdays of the month.  Registration is required, and space is limited to 45 people.  Please see Ms. Nancy to sign up.

Intro to Sewing @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

If you are sewing at a beginner/intermediate level and would like to know how to use a sewing machine and the ins and outs of the craft, come try our intro to sewing class! Machine demos will be provided.

Ages 9 +

Sign up REQUIRED, 10 people per class.

 

Taught by our volunteer sewing master Dottie!

 

Coding Club @ Niceville Library Tickets
Feb 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Coding Club meets Thursdays from 4:00-5:00.  The club is open to grades 5-8, and registration is required.

Each week participants will be given a project that they may work on to build a game using Scratch.  Collaboration is encouraged but not required.  Club size is limited to 14 students as we have a limited number of laptops for participants to use.  A new sign-up sheet will be available for every meeting.

Meeting dates:  January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20.

No prior coding experience is necessary.

Kids’ Classics Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Tickets
Feb 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Storytime doesn’t have to stop once you can read to yourself! This read-aloud program is designed for children in grades 3-5. Snacks will be provided, and each reading will be followed by a tie-in art or craft activity. Faithful attendees will receive a gift copy of the book to keep. Registration is required, and will open in January 2020.

The book being read during February and March will be Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the first book in the Harry Potter series by JK Rowling.

Feb
14
Fri
2020
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based story time for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit story time classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10AM (no story time on Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Teen Time @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Summer:  rising 7th-12th graders

School year:  6th-12th graders

Enjoy games, movies, crafts, art and more!

Living Wonders @ Destin Library Tickets
Feb 14 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Explore the wonders of the natural world on Friday afternoons. February’s focus field will be botany, the study of plant life. Activities will include nonfiction read-aloud, early research skills, chart creation, journaling, and hands-on exploration. This program is open to students in grades 2-5 and runs concurrently with the Teen Code Club.

Feb
17
Mon
2020
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based story time for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit story time classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10AM (no story time on Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Science Kids! Trees! @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Expand your child’s scientific knowledge by attending our Science Kids program. There will be fun experiments and question & answer sessions to enjoy.

Registration is required.

This month Features: Trees!

Feb
18
Tue
2020
Ages 3-5 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 18 @ 10:15 am

Tuesdays  (exact dates listed below)

10:15 a.m. (sign-in starts @ 10)

Story Room

Limit 30 children each class!

 

Younger siblings (accompanied by an adult) and older children are welcome.  All children must be able to sit quietly; if your child isn’t ready for quiet sitting, please come to the 0-2 class.  It has a lot more movement!  You may stay with or drop off your age three or older child (depending on your child’s comfort and behavior).  If you stay, please model listening and participation.  If you drop off, please return by 10:30 a.m. because your child might need your help with the craft.  Crafts will be available to the first 20 (ages 3 and up) to sign in each day.

 

Jan. 7, 14  Reach For Peace

Jan. 21  Chinese New Year

Jan. 28, Feb. 4*  Bedtime *Wear pjs Feb. 4

Feb. 11  Valentines

Feb. 18, 25  African Tales

Mar. 3  Marvelous Marsupials 1

Mar. 10, 17  Leaping Leprechauns

Mar. 24  Marvelous Marsupials 2

Mar. 31, Apr. 7  Easter!

Apr. 14  Just Ducky 1

Apr. 21  Environmental Center Field Trip?

Apr. 28  Just Ducky 2

May 5, 12  Praiseworthy Parents!

 

Lapsit Storytime @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Feb 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration required! Give them a head start. Storytime increases school readiness: reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.  Hope to see you there!

 

Hablemos Espanol! Spanish Class @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 18 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Want to learn Spanish with your child?
Beginning on Tuesday,February 4th at 2:30p.m. the Valparaiso Community Library will start a 6-week interactive Spanish class for parents/caretakers and their children (ages 5-12).
Registration is required.

3rd Tuesday Lego Free Play @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 18 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Lego enthusiasts unite!

Ages 5-17 can come and play to their heart’s content with friends and family. No sign up will be required, and space will be limited to about 40 kids, though we’ll accommodate what we can. We look forward to seeing everyone again!

Monthly themes with some instructions available and all finished creations will be displayed behind the front desk!

Feb
19
Wed
2020
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based story time for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit story time classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10AM (no story time on Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Ages 0-2 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 19 @ 10:15 am

10:15 a.m. (sign-in starts @ 10 a.m.) LIMIT: 20 Children 

Wednesdays (exact dates listed below)

Story Room

This class is designed for children under the age of three and their caregivers.  Older children are welcome if they want to be there!  Come each week for a new story.  The theme stays the same for two weeks so you can learn the songs and finger-plays.  Please take all conversations (including phone) and anyone screaming out of the building.

Jan. 8, 15  Mice

Jan. 22, 29  Feathered Friends

February 5, 12  Baby Love!

Feb. 19, 26  Food Adventures

Mar. 4, 11  Frogs and Turtles

Mar. 18, 25  Chicks & Ducklings

Apr. 1, 8  Spring & Easter!

Apr. 15, 22  Wildlife

Apr. 29  Let’s Play

May 6, 13  Praiseworthy Parents!

Home School Group @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Feb 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join our Home School Group.  This class is open to all families interested in educational topics which change monthly. You may bring a snack to share. This is open to the public.

Ages 0-2 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 19 @ 10:45 am

10:45 a.m. (sign-in starts after first class closes) LIMIT: 20 Children 

Wednesdays (exact dates listed below)

Story Room

This class is designed for children under the age of three and their caregivers.  Older children are welcome if they want to be there!  Come each week for a new story.  The theme stays the same for two weeks so you can learn the songs and finger-plays.  Please take all conversations (including phone) and anyone screaming out of the building.

Jan. 8, 15  Mice

Jan. 22, 29  Feathered Friends

February 5, 12  Baby Love!

Feb. 19, 26  Food Adventures

Mar. 4, 11  Frogs and Turtles

Mar. 18, 25  Chicks & Ducklings

Apr. 1, 8  Spring & Easter!

Apr. 15, 22  Wildlife

Apr. 29  Let’s Play

May 6, 13  Praiseworthy Parents!

 

The Vault @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Vault
Every Wednesday afternoon!

2pm to 4:30pm

Come join local peers and test out all the newest gaming consoles.
The Vault builds teen confidence, social skills and just some plain ol’ FUN!

Feb
20
Thu
2020
Cuddlers & Toddlers Storytime @ Destin Library Tickets
Feb 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

This toddler time experience is an early exposure to storytime. Children will learn the beginnings of sitting and listening to stories and songs. Music and movement are included in this 30-minute class. Language interaction is emphasized through short read-aloud picture books, talking, listening, fingerplays, and singing. Parents are encouraged to sit next to the child and participate. Be encouraged when you see your child interacting with the songs, getting closer to the story, and practicing their sitting skills as they continue to attend. We love to hear reports of pretend play at home, children repeating the songs or rhymes, and we will celebrate with you when you share your story. Join us every Thursday morning at 9:30 am.

Lapsit Class @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Feb 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration is required! Give them a head start. Storytime increases school readiness: reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.  Hope to see you there!

The library has Lapsit classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., excluding 5th Tuesdays and Thursdays of the month.  Registration is required, and space is limited to 45 people.  Please see Ms. Nancy to sign up.

Intro to Sewing @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

If you are sewing at a beginner/intermediate level and would like to know how to use a sewing machine and the ins and outs of the craft, come try our intro to sewing class! Machine demos will be provided.

Ages 9 +

Sign up REQUIRED, 10 people per class.

 

Taught by our volunteer sewing master Dottie!

 

Read with a cop! @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

A police officer from the Fort Walton Beach Police Department will read a story and then we’ll do a craft.

Coding Club @ Niceville Library Tickets
Feb 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Coding Club meets Thursdays from 4:00-5:00.  The club is open to grades 5-8, and registration is required.

Each week participants will be given a project that they may work on to build a game using Scratch.  Collaboration is encouraged but not required.  Club size is limited to 14 students as we have a limited number of laptops for participants to use.  A new sign-up sheet will be available for every meeting.

Meeting dates:  January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20.

No prior coding experience is necessary.

Kids’ Classics Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Tickets
Feb 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Storytime doesn’t have to stop once you can read to yourself! This read-aloud program is designed for children in grades 3-5. Snacks will be provided, and each reading will be followed by a tie-in art or craft activity. Faithful attendees will receive a gift copy of the book to keep. Registration is required, and will open in January 2020.

The book being read during February and March will be Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the first book in the Harry Potter series by JK Rowling.

Feb
21
Fri
2020
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based story time for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit story time classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10AM (no story time on Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Feb
24
Mon
2020
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based story time for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit story time classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10AM (no story time on Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Feb
25
Tue
2020
Ages 3-5 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 25 @ 10:15 am

Tuesdays  (exact dates listed below)

10:15 a.m. (sign-in starts @ 10)

Story Room

Limit 30 children each class!

 

Younger siblings (accompanied by an adult) and older children are welcome.  All children must be able to sit quietly; if your child isn’t ready for quiet sitting, please come to the 0-2 class.  It has a lot more movement!  You may stay with or drop off your age three or older child (depending on your child’s comfort and behavior).  If you stay, please model listening and participation.  If you drop off, please return by 10:30 a.m. because your child might need your help with the craft.  Crafts will be available to the first 20 (ages 3 and up) to sign in each day.

 

Jan. 7, 14  Reach For Peace

Jan. 21  Chinese New Year

Jan. 28, Feb. 4*  Bedtime *Wear pjs Feb. 4

Feb. 11  Valentines

Feb. 18, 25  African Tales

Mar. 3  Marvelous Marsupials 1

Mar. 10, 17  Leaping Leprechauns

Mar. 24  Marvelous Marsupials 2

Mar. 31, Apr. 7  Easter!

Apr. 14  Just Ducky 1

Apr. 21  Environmental Center Field Trip?

Apr. 28  Just Ducky 2

May 5, 12  Praiseworthy Parents!

 

Lapsit Storytime @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Feb 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration required! Give them a head start. Storytime increases school readiness: reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.  Hope to see you there!

 

Hablemos Espanol! Spanish Class @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Want to learn Spanish with your child?
Beginning on Tuesday,February 4th at 2:30p.m. the Valparaiso Community Library will start a 6-week interactive Spanish class for parents/caretakers and their children (ages 5-12).
Registration is required.

NWFAA Astronomy Workshop @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The workshop is held as part of the NWFAA’s support for its library telescope program. We will discuss astronomical objects and events visible for the next 30 days as well recent astronomical events and general astronomy subjects. Free to all.

Feb
26
Wed
2020
Storytime Activities @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging educational based story time for children from 3 months to age 5. Each session will feature several age appropriate stories along with musical activities, puppet shows, grooving dance moves, colorful arts & crafts and other fun activities to engage the youngest library member.

Visit story time classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10AM (no story time on Tuesdays and Thursdays).

Ages 0-2 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 26 @ 10:15 am

10:15 a.m. (sign-in starts @ 10 a.m.) LIMIT: 20 Children 

Wednesdays (exact dates listed below)

Story Room

This class is designed for children under the age of three and their caregivers.  Older children are welcome if they want to be there!  Come each week for a new story.  The theme stays the same for two weeks so you can learn the songs and finger-plays.  Please take all conversations (including phone) and anyone screaming out of the building.

Jan. 8, 15  Mice

Jan. 22, 29  Feathered Friends

February 5, 12  Baby Love!

Feb. 19, 26  Food Adventures

Mar. 4, 11  Frogs and Turtles

Mar. 18, 25  Chicks & Ducklings

Apr. 1, 8  Spring & Easter!

Apr. 15, 22  Wildlife

Apr. 29  Let’s Play

May 6, 13  Praiseworthy Parents!

Ages 0-2 Ready Reader Class @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 26 @ 10:45 am

10:45 a.m. (sign-in starts after first class closes) LIMIT: 20 Children 

Wednesdays (exact dates listed below)

Story Room

This class is designed for children under the age of three and their caregivers.  Older children are welcome if they want to be there!  Come each week for a new story.  The theme stays the same for two weeks so you can learn the songs and finger-plays.  Please take all conversations (including phone) and anyone screaming out of the building.

Jan. 8, 15  Mice

Jan. 22, 29  Feathered Friends

February 5, 12  Baby Love!

Feb. 19, 26  Food Adventures

Mar. 4, 11  Frogs and Turtles

Mar. 18, 25  Chicks & Ducklings

Apr. 1, 8  Spring & Easter!

Apr. 15, 22  Wildlife

Apr. 29  Let’s Play

May 6, 13  Praiseworthy Parents!

 

The Vault @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Vault
Every Wednesday afternoon!

2pm to 4:30pm

Come join local peers and test out all the newest gaming consoles.
The Vault builds teen confidence, social skills and just some plain ol’ FUN!

Feb
27
Thu
2020
Cuddlers & Toddlers Storytime @ Destin Library Tickets
Feb 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

This toddler time experience is an early exposure to storytime. Children will learn the beginnings of sitting and listening to stories and songs. Music and movement are included in this 30-minute class. Language interaction is emphasized through short read-aloud picture books, talking, listening, fingerplays, and singing. Parents are encouraged to sit next to the child and participate. Be encouraged when you see your child interacting with the songs, getting closer to the story, and practicing their sitting skills as they continue to attend. We love to hear reports of pretend play at home, children repeating the songs or rhymes, and we will celebrate with you when you share your story. Join us every Thursday morning at 9:30 am.

Lapsit Class @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration is required! Give them a head start. Storytime increases school readiness: reading, listening and motor skills, attention span, music and rhythm, social development and so much more.  Hope to see you there!

The library has Lapsit classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., excluding 5th Tuesdays and Thursdays of the month.  Registration is required, and space is limited to 45 people.  Please see Ms. Nancy to sign up.