Programs for Children

Most of our in person library programs are temporarily cancelled. We currently have story time taking place every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 A.M. Online Storytimes are available via Facebook or Youtube Playlist. We look forward to announcing the return of in person programs at a later date.

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Online Storytime

Curious about our normal programming? Check back for return dates for these great programs in the future!

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Baby Bookworm Storytime

Join us each week for stories, songs, baby sign language, and more! Baby Bookworms introduces children birth to 2 years old to the library through books, songs, rhymes, and playtime. Caregivers will learn early literacy tips while baby learns to interact with other children.

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 Toddler Storytime

Get the wiggles out with music, interactive stories, bubbles, and more each week! Toddlers will be introduced to books, songs, flannel board stories, and sensory play while caregivers learn tips to help children build pre-reading skills. Toddler storytime is targeted to children ages 1-3 years old.

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool storytime engages children ages 3 to 5 in books, interactive stories, songs, and crafts each week. This program helps children build school skills like letter recognition, taking turns, listening, fine motor skills, and more. Caregivers will learn early literacy tips to prepare children for future reading success.

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Family Storytime

Family storytime engages children birth to age 8 in books, interactive stories, songs, and games each week. This program helps children build pre-reading and school skills like letter recognition, taking turns, listening, fine motor skills, and more. Caregivers will learn early literacy tips to prepare children for future reading success.

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Saturday Storytime with Ruff Reading

Explore stories and STEM activities each month! Children will explore stories on a topic and then explore a hands on STEM experiment like building boats and charming paper snakes with static electricity. Children will also engage with Chloe and Zoey, our therapy dogs who love to help children build their confidence for reading out loud and their love of learning.

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STEM Night

Get ready for a hands-on exploration of science, technology, engineering, and math! Each week children ages 7—11 will explore STEM topics through interactive experiments and activities. Learn to code your own video game, create an electrical circuit, and more!

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Chess Meet-Up

Join fellow chess players for an afternoon game. Any extra chess boards are appreciated and will help ensure everyone has a place to play. All skill levels are welcome.

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Dinner for Kids and Teens

Children ages 18 and under can eat a free dinner every Tuesday and Thursday at the library. Meals must be eaten at the library. No food may be removed from the eating area.

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Kids’ Book of the Month 

Explore a new book each month! Checkout this month’s featured book, then complete one of this month’s activities about the book!

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LEGO Club

Connect with your inner LEGO architect each week! Build your own LEGO creations every Tuesday with the library’s LEGOs. All creations will be displayed in the library for one week. Open to all ages.

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Puppet Play Night

Children of all ages can play at the library’s puppet theater. Create your own characters and stories while building early literacy skills through dramatic play!

The library hosts additional fun, free educational programs during school breaks, including spring and fall breaks. Visit our calendar, sign up for our weekly newsletter, or follow us on Facebook to keep up with these great events at the library!
                  

Online Storytime

Most of our in person storytimes are temporarily cancelled. We currently have story time taking place every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 A.M. Online Storytimes are available via Facebook or Youtube Playlist. We look forward to announcing the return of in person programs at a later date.

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Online Storytime

Join E.G. Fisher Public Library for online storytime each week! Storytimes are streamed live on Facebook Monday, Tuesday, Thurday, and Friday. Storytime videos are posted to Facebook and to the library’s Youtube page in the hours following the live stream. All videos on Youtube must be accessed by a video or playlist link. Join us live or on your own schedule for books, songs, rhymes, hands-on activities, and early literacy tips for caregivers!

Baby Bookworms Storytime Playlist – Streamed Mondays at 10:30AM

Baby Bookworms introduces children birth to 2 years old to the joy of reading through read aloud books, songs, and rhymes. Caregivers an interact with baby through guided fingerplays and lap bounces.

STEM Storytime Playlist – Streamed Tuesdays at 10:30AM

STEM Storytime encourages children ages 3 to 6 to explore the world around them through simple science, technology, engineering, and math activities. After stories and songs, families will receive instructions for a hands-on STEM activity. All STEM activities can be completed with simple materials found around the house or the outdoors.

Preschool Storytime Playlist – Streamed Thursdays at 10:30AM

Preschool storytime engages children ages 3 to 5 in books, interactive stories, songs, and crafts each week. This program helps children build school skills like letter recognition, listening, fine motor skills, and more. Each week focuses on a new “Letter of the Day” and includes a simple craft that can be completed with items from home. Caregivers will learn early literacy tips to prepare children for future reading success.

Toddler Storytime Playlist – Streamed Fridays at 10:30AM

Get the wiggles out with music, interactive stories, and rhymes more week! Toddler Storytime is targeted to children ages 1-3 years old. Toddlers will build simple skills including counting, shapes, and colors.

Check out the full list of online storytimes here: Online Storytime Playlist

Programs for Teens

Most of our in person library programs are temporarily cancelled. We look forward to announcing the return of in person programs at a later date.

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Curious about our future teen programs? We look forward to announcing the return of these great programs in the future!

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Children ages 18 and under can eat a free dinner every Tuesday and Thursday at the library. Meals must be eaten at the library. No food may be removed from the eating area.

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Join other teens for a game night each month. Play games like Werewolf, Scattergories, Guardians of the Galaxy Yahtzee, giant chess, and more!

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Teen Movie Night

Check out free movies on the library’s big screen! Hangout with friends, enjoy free popcorn, and more each month.

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Chess Meet-Up

Join fellow chess players for an afternoon game. Any extra chess boards are appreciated and will help ensure everyone has a place to play. All skill levels are welcome.

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Minecraft Aventure

Come join us for some quality Minecraft fun! Join us as we group up together to build, solve riddles, and share an adventure experience to make other Minecrafters jealous! Participants are encouraged to bring their own Minecraft login information if available.

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 Teen Advisory Group

Make your voice heard, join Teen Advisory Group (TAG)! TAG gives teens the opportunity to suggest books and movies for the library collection, create programs, and help shape the library to better serve teens. TAG members build leadership skills and earn community service hours.

Programs

Due to the effects of COVID-19, the library is slow to open our in person programs.

Keep a look out for our returning and new programs in the future. They will be announced on the library’s website and Facebook. Join us for our upcoming events that we keep posted in our online calendar.

 

 

 We currently have story time taking place every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 A.M.

Online storytimes can be accessed live or recorded on the E.G. Fisher Public Library’s Facebook or via Youtube Playlists.

 

Summer Reading Program

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Blast off into another great summer of reading, learning, and fun with the 2019, A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program! Reading during the summer helps prevent learning loss and gives kids an opportunity to explore interests. The reading program is open to all ages, from pre-readers to adults! In addition to encouraging children to spend the summer reading, the library offers fun, free, educational programs every Monday through Friday from May 30 to July 25. For more information on these great programs visit the Events Calendar or “Like” us on Facebook.

How to Participate:

Step 1. Register your child online or at the library. 

  • You can now register up to five participants at once with the Online Registration Form.
  • Pick up your child’s first reading log and full instructions at the library or print them at home with the links below.

Step 2: Log your child’s reading and spin the prize wheel.

  • Begin logging your child’s reading on May 30th.
  • Each time your child meets a benchmark, he or she can spin the prize wheel.
  • Remember to bring all of your child’s reading logs to the library each time to spin the wheel. Turn in your reading logs on or before July 22 to be entered to win a grand prize.

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Reading Logs:

Listeners – Children who do not read independently

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Readers – Children who read independently

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Teens – Ages 12 through 18

Teens must receive their information sheet at the library and will be sorted into a Lybraria House at that time.

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Adults – Ages 18 and up

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Summer Reading is not just for kids!

Book Discussions

 

 

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Noon Book Discussion

The monthly Noon Book Discussion is a great way to join with others to discuss interesting books. Each month on the third Tuesday at noon a different book is discussed. Discussion leaders are invited from the community. Multiple copies of the selected book are available for check out one month prior to the discussion. We do not meet for discussions during June, July, August, or December. No registration is required and everyone is invited to attend.

Next discussion: Tuesday, January 19, 12:00pm. held via Zoom

The Book Thief by Mark Zusak with discussion led by Peyton Eastman, E.G. Fisher Public Library Director.

Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81626817162

Meeting ID: 816 2681 7162

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 Another new book club for E.G. Fisher, we invite you to join us at The Beanery Uncorked and discuss a new read every month. Designed to fit into the busy schedules of working adult-aged readers, Books and Beans takes the library into the community. Grab a copy of the book of the month at E.G. Fisher then enjoy lively discussion with us in a casual setting. You can join in on the last Saturday of the month. This book discussion is temporarily cancelled.

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The Kids’ Book Club invites young readers to engage in active literary exploration. Each month check out the suggested book, then pick up activities themed around the book in the children’s area including book reviews, art activities, and more! this book discussion is temporarily cancelled.