Jan
21
Tue
2020
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
Genealogy Club @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Join our seasoned group of historians as we explore genealogy and the history of us.

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
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
27
Mon
2020
Family Movie – Maleficent: Mistress of Evil @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

We will be showing a newly released, kid’s movies for the entire family to enjoy. All the movies at the library are presented on our big 12 foot screen and features digital stereo surround-sound. Refreshments will be served.

January featured movie: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Jan
28
Tue
2020
Family Movie Night @ Niceville Library Tickets
Jan 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm

The Library Youth Services will be hosting the movie “Abominable” in the YS program room. Rated PG.

 

 

Jan
29
Wed
2020
Genealogy Club @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Join our seasoned group of historians as we explore genealogy and the history of us.

Jan
30
Thu
2020
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
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
1
Sat
2020
3 – 6 years old Storytime Class @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am

Storytime Class

10:00 am – 11:00 am. Mary Esther Library.

3-6 year olds.

Fun stories, activities and crafts. A yummy snack, too!

Registration is requested.

Feb
3
Mon
2020
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
6
Thu
2020
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
8
Sat
2020
Adam Miller in Concert @ Niceville Community Center Tickets
Feb 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

One of the premier autoharpists in the world, Adam Miller is a renowned American folksinger and natural-born storyteller.  This free performance at the Niceville Community Center is intended for all ages.  For more information, visit his official website:  www.folksinging.org.

 

 

 

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
11
Tue
2020
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
13
Thu
2020
Board Game Club @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 13 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Do you enjoy all types of games? This program will feature both board games such as Catan, Carcassonne, Codenames, and Monopoly Deal.
All ages invited to play and challenge their skills. Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Featured this month: Exploding Kittens and Codenames

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
Rock Painting Class @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
Feb 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Come out and enjoy a relaxing and fun filled time painting with friends and family!

 

 

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
15
Sat
2020
Library Class “4” Kids @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am

Library Class “4” Kids

Mary Esther Library

Ages 7-12 years.

Please register in advance.

Feb
18
Tue
2020
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
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.

Feb
20
Thu
2020
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
Teen Time SMASH! @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Attention teens, parents of teens, and accompanied siblings/younger guys!

Every 3rd Friday from 2-4 PM, come enjoy Smash Bros Ultimate on the NINTENDO SWITCH!

We’ll also have Smash Bros available on the Wii U for practice rounds while you wait to duel in the ultimate battle.

Thanks to the Robinson family for volunteering for this!

Feb
24
Mon
2020
Family Movie – Arctic Dogs @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

We will be showing a newly released, kid’s movies for the entire family to enjoy. All the movies at the library are presented on our big 12 foot screen and features digital stereo surround-sound. Refreshments will be served.

Febraury featured movie: Arctic Dogs

Feb
27
Thu
2020
Kids’ Classics Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Tickets
Feb 27 @ 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.

Origami Art Class @ Valparaiso Library Tickets
Feb 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Come join us on February 27th at 4pm some for Origami folding fun!

Feb
28
Fri
2020
Living Wonders @ Destin Library Tickets
Feb 28 @ 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.

Family Library Time: Beekeeping! @ Crestview Library Tickets
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Beekeeping
with Bundrick Honey Farms
6:30-7:15 p.m.
Learn about beekeeping
and taste local honey!

Mar
5
Thu
2020
Kids’ Classics Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Tickets
Mar 5 @ 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.

Mar
7
Sat
2020
3 – 6 years old Storytime Class @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am

Storytime Class

10:00 am – 11:00 am. Mary Esther Library.

3-6 year olds.

Fun stories, activities and crafts. A yummy snack, too!

Registration is requested.

Mar
12
Thu
2020
Kids’ Classics Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Tickets
Mar 12 @ 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.

Mar
13
Fri
2020
Rock Painting Class @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
Mar 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Come out and enjoy a relaxing and fun filled time painting with friends and family!

 

 

Mar
17
Tue
2020
3rd Tuesday Lego Free Play @ Crestview Library Tickets
Mar 17 @ 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!

Mar
18
Wed
2020
Home School Group @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Mar 18 @ 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.

Mar
19
Thu
2020
Kids’ Classics Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Tickets
Mar 19 @ 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.

Mar
20
Fri
2020
Teen Time SMASH! @ Crestview Library Tickets
Mar 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Attention teens, parents of teens, and accompanied siblings/younger guys!

Every 3rd Friday from 2-4 PM, come enjoy Smash Bros Ultimate on the NINTENDO SWITCH!

We’ll also have Smash Bros available on the Wii U for practice rounds while you wait to duel in the ultimate battle.

Thanks to the Robinson family for volunteering for this!

Mar
21
Sat
2020
Library Class “4” Kids @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am

Library Class “4” Kids

Mary Esther Library

Ages 7-12 years.

Please register in advance.

Mar
27
Fri
2020
Family Library Time: Puppet Show! @ Crestview Library Tickets
Mar 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Matt Chandler will be bringing his puppets and putting on a show for us!  Check out http://www.facebook.com/b2bwpuppettales for more details about Bugs 2 Blue Whales Puppet Tales!  He’s come before and is lots of fun!

Apr
4
Sat
2020
3 – 6 years old Storytime Class @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am

Storytime Class

10:00 am – 11:00 am. Mary Esther Library.

3-6 year olds.

Fun stories, activities and crafts. A yummy snack, too!

Registration is requested.

Apr
10
Fri
2020
Rock Painting Class @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
Apr 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Come out and enjoy a relaxing and fun filled time painting with friends and family!

 

 

Apr
15
Wed
2020
Home School Group @ Fort Walton Beach Library Tickets
Apr 15 @ 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.

Apr
17
Fri
2020
Teen Time SMASH! @ Crestview Library Tickets
Apr 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Attention teens, parents of teens, and accompanied siblings/younger guys!

Every 3rd Friday from 2-4 PM, come enjoy Smash Bros Ultimate on the NINTENDO SWITCH!

We’ll also have Smash Bros available on the Wii U for practice rounds while you wait to duel in the ultimate battle.

Thanks to the Robinson family for volunteering for this!

Apr
18
Sat
2020
Library Class “4” Kids @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am

Library Class “4” Kids

Mary Esther Library

Ages 7-12 years.

Please register in advance.

Apr
21
Tue
2020
3rd Tuesday Lego Free Play @ Crestview Library Tickets
Apr 21 @ 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!

May
2
Sat
2020
3 – 6 years old Storytime Class @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
May 2 @ 10:00 am

Storytime Class

10:00 am – 11:00 am. Mary Esther Library.

3-6 year olds.

Fun stories, activities and crafts. A yummy snack, too!

Registration is requested.

May
8
Fri
2020
Rock Painting Class @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
May 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Come out and enjoy a relaxing and fun filled time painting with friends and family!

 

 

May
15
Fri
2020
Teen Time SMASH! @ Crestview Library Tickets
May 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Attention teens, parents of teens, and accompanied siblings/younger guys!

Every 3rd Friday from 2-4 PM, come enjoy Smash Bros Ultimate on the NINTENDO SWITCH!

We’ll also have Smash Bros available on the Wii U for practice rounds while you wait to duel in the ultimate battle.

Thanks to the Robinson family for volunteering for this!

May
16
Sat
2020
Library Class “4” Kids @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
May 16 @ 10:00 am

Library Class “4” Kids

Mary Esther Library

Ages 7-12 years.

Please register in advance.

May
19
Tue
2020
3rd Tuesday Lego Free Play @ Crestview Library Tickets
May 19 @ 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!

Jun
6
Sat
2020
3 – 6 years old Storytime Class @ Mary Esther Library Tickets
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am

Storytime Class

10:00 am – 11:00 am. Mary Esther Library.

3-6 year olds.

Fun stories, activities and crafts. A yummy snack, too!

Registration is requested.

Jun
16
Tue
2020
3rd Tuesday Lego Free Play @ Crestview Library Tickets
Jun 16 @ 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!

Jul
21
Tue
2020
3rd Tuesday Lego Free Play @ Crestview Library Tickets
Jul 21 @ 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!