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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Come enjoy stories, puppets, music, and more!  All Ages No Registration.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time
11:30 AM
Description
Come enjoy stories, puppets, music, and more!  All Ages No Registration.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Come learn to code with Google CS First! Create. In Music & Sound, students use the computer to play musical notes, create a music video, and build an interactive music display while learning how programming is used to create music.

This is an 8-class course. Attendance each week is preferred. Two make-up dates are included at the end of the course.

No previous experience necessary. 3rd-6th grade. Registration required.
Location
Teen Department
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
This canine just wants to rock 'n roll.  All ages. No registration.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Come in your PJs, have milk and cookies, and hear some wonderful bedtime tales. All Ages. No Registration Required.

Location
Childrens Department
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 03, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts make up a lively 30 minute program designed especially for short attention spans. Registration will begin one week prior to each storytime. Ages 19-36 months. Registration Required.

Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 03, 2017
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Come learn to code with Google CS First! Create. In Music & Sound, students use the computer to play musical notes, create a music video, and build an interactive music display while learning how programming is used to create music.

This is an 8-class course. Attendance each week is preferred. Two make-up dates are included at the end of the course.

No previous experience necessary. 3rd-6th grade. Registration required.
Location
Teen Department
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 03, 2017
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A chance for the whole family to show us your fort building skills!  No registration.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Come enjoy stories, puppets, music, and more!  All Ages No Registration.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Time
11:30 AM
Description
Come enjoy stories, puppets, music, and more!  All Ages No Registration.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Come learn to code with Google CS First! Create. In Music & Sound, students use the computer to play musical notes, create a music video, and build an interactive music display while learning how programming is used to create music.

This is an 8-class course. Attendance each week is preferred. Two make-up dates are included at the end of the course.

No previous experience necessary. 3rd-6th grade. Registration required.
Location
Teen Department
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 06, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
What will these animals get into when left alone? All ages. No registration required. 
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 06, 2017
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Come in your PJs, have milk and cookies, and hear some wonderful bedtime tales. All Ages. No Registration Required.

Location
Childrens Department
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 10, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts make up a lively 30 minute program designed especially for short attention spans. Registration will begin one week prior to each storytime. Ages 19-36 months. Registration Required.

Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 10, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
An energetic show with music and drums from around the world! All ages.  No registration. 
Sponsored by Oak Mountain Pediatric Dentistry
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 10, 2017
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Come learn to code with Google CS First! Create. In Music & Sound, students use the computer to play musical notes, create a music video, and build an interactive music display while learning how programming is used to create music.

This is an 8-class course. Attendance each week is preferred. Two make-up dates are included at the end of the course.

No previous experience necessary. 3rd-6th grade. Registration required.
Location
Teen Department
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 10, 2017
Time
6:00 PM
Description
An energetic show with music and drums from around the world! All ages.  No registration. 
Sponsored by Oak Mountain Pediatric Dentistry
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Why does the beautiful blue chicory flower have such ragged edges? Native American legend says the Eagle clipped it from a piece of the blue sky. In her slide talk, Verna Gates, master storyteller and founder of Fresh Air Family, tells us how our ancestors used stories as guides to identify and use native plants. Ages 5 and up. Registration required. 

Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
 Drop in anytime between 2:00-3:30 pm. All ages.  Registration Required.  
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Come enjoy stories, puppets, music, and more!  All Ages No Registration.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Time
11:30 AM
Description
Come enjoy stories, puppets, music, and more!  All Ages No Registration.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Come learn to code with Google CS First! Create. In Music & Sound, students use the computer to play musical notes, create a music video, and build an interactive music display while learning how programming is used to create music.

This is an 8-class course. Attendance each week is preferred. Two make-up dates are included at the end of the course.

No previous experience necessary. 3rd-6th grade. Registration required.
Location
Teen Department
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Registration for summer reading closes Thursday, July 13 at 11:59 pm for children and teens. Participants must be registered for the program in order to be eligible to win prizes.  
Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
This infant is large and in charge. All ages. No registration required. 
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Use your own bricks to make an original (not from a kit) creation to be judged by our all-star judges. Registration required. View a rules and information sheet on our website. For more information, read rules and guidelines here. Lego Competition FAQ's
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 17, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts make up a lively 30 minute program designed especially for short attention spans. Registration will begin one week prior to each storytime. Ages 19-36 months. Registration Required.

Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 17, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description

Check out the wild and exciting animals of Alabama. All ages. No registration required. Sponsored by Master Scarsella's World Class Tae Kwon Do.

Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 17, 2017
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Check out the wild and exciting animals of Alabama. All ages. No registration required. Sponsored by Master Scarsella's World Class Tae Kwon Do.

Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description

A story time designed especially for babies and their caregivers. Stories and music provide interaction for the babies and time for caregivers to talk and share with each other. Ages: Birth to 18 months. Registration Required. Registration will begin one week prior to program date.

Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
 Drop in anytime between 2:00-3:30 pm. All ages.  Registration Required.  
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Come enjoy stories, puppets, music, and more!  All Ages No Registration.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Time
11:30 AM
Description
Come enjoy stories, puppets, music, and more!  All Ages No Registration.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Thursday, July 20 is the last day to log books for the Children's and Teen Summer Reading Programs. Logging ends at 11:59 pm. 
Library
All Locations

Title
Date
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
A boy and his magical musical instrument. All ages. No registration required. 
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Come in your PJs, have milk and cookies, and hear some wonderful bedtime tales. All Ages. No Registration Required.

Location
Childrens Department
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 21, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Hands-on science for the youngest learners. Registration required. 
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Enjoy a special show full of comedy, music, and zany fun! Great for the whole family. All ages. No registration required. Sponsored by Indian Springs Village.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 24, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Build a Better Cupcake

Cupcake decorating!  Compete for prizes or just have fun with food. For preschool - fifth grade. Registration required. 

Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description

A snack-free storytime for children with special needs with caregiver support, featuring fun picture books and songs, along with fine and gross motor movement activities. Special supports like fidget toys are available to help children be successful. Registration required. 

Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
 Drop in anytime between 2:00-3:30 pm. All ages.  Registration Required.  
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Time
10:45 AM
Description
Join us for fun and refreshments to end our Summer Reading program.    All Ages Welcome. No Registration.
Sponsored by Indian Springs Village.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Come in your PJs, have milk and cookies, and hear some wonderful bedtime tales. All Ages. No Registration Required.

Location
Childrens Department
Library
North Shelby Library

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