YOUTH PROGRAMS STATESBORO LIBRARY

MARCH 2018

MARCH 2018 - CHILDRENS PROGRAMS @ the Statesboro Bulloch County Library, 124 S. Main St.


TUTORING (K-12 and GED students)

5:30-7:00 pm Tuesday, March 6, 13, 20, 27 and Thursday, March 1, 8, 15, 22

A non-profit group, “Restoring the Breach,” offers tutoring for grades K-12 in Math and English/Language Arts and returns on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.


Boondoggle Braiding (ages 12-18)

5:30 pm Thursday, March 1

Learn how to make your own boondoggle key chain or friendship bracelet! We provide the materials and instruction.


52 WEEKS OF GIVING

4 PM Friday March 2 & 16

Give back to our community and make a difference in people’s lives! Stop by on the first and third Friday of the month to see what good deed we’re doing now. No sign up is required—you can join this program at any time!


TODDLER FREE PLAY (ages 1-5)

10:30 am Saturday, March 3

At Toddler Free Play, we open the Children’s Activity Room for you to gather together, enjoy playtime with age-appropriate toys, and socialize with other families. Open to children ages 1-5 with their caregivers.


Eagle Time (K-12)

3:15-5:15 Monday, March 5, 12, 26 and Wednesday, March 7, 14, 21, 28

GSU students are at the library Mondays & Wednesdays from 3:15-5:15 pm to help students in grades K-12 with homework, and to lead games, activities & crafts.


TEEN ADVISORY GROUP (TAG) MEETING (Ages 12-18)

5:30- 7:00 pm Monday, March 5

Teens meet regularly to help advise the library on what materials & programs might be of interest to teens. They also serve as library volunteers & plan & lead programs of their own. Ask Jen Schumann for more details!


Teen DIY Drop-In (ages 12-18)

4:30 – 6:30 pm Tuesday, March 6 & 20

Teens can work on self-directed DIY projects, using Makerspace tools, tech, and supplies. Use the DIY.org site for inspiration, or work on your own project while we all hang out and try new things! Always open to new members.


GSU Nursing Community: Safety and Self Defense (12-18)

5:30 pm Tuesday, March 6

Join the Georgia Southern Nursing students and the Bulloch County Sheriff's Department in learning the importance of safety. Come ready to learn some basic self-defense and learn about how walking with a friend can keep you safe. Ice cream treats will be served at the end.


TODDLER TIME (ages 1-5)

10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 14, 21, 28

Toddler Time is designed for parents and young children, with a focus on stories, song, and movement. After story time and songs, we normally have an easy craft for the toddlers to work on (with parent help). No sign up is required—you can join this program at any time!


Game Night (ages 10-18)

5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 7

Try out some of our new, more complex and interesting board games, as well as fun video games! We’ll have staff on hand to help you understand the rules and get the fun started. No sign up required.


HOMESCHOOL ART

2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 8

A chance for homeschool students to participate in large-group learning activities at the library. Homeschooled students only. No signup required.


Make It Take It (ages 5-12)

Friday all day March 9, 23

On these Fridays, we will have new craft kits available for kids to make and take home with them. Just ask at the Children’s Desk!


Dr. Seuss Read Across America Family Event

2 pm Saturday, March 10

Celebrate the birthday of this beloved author with games activities and books!

Join us for a special Dr. Seuss stories, coloring, crafts and more at this family event. Every child who attends will get a free book!


MAKER’S MONDAY (ages 10-16)

5:30 p.m. Monday, March 12 & 26

This hands-on program has a different theme each session, but always in a STEAM area (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). No sign up is required.


BOOK TO MOVIE CLUB: “Howl’s Moving Castle” (Ages 8-12)

4:00 pm Tuesday, March 13

Read the selected book, and then join us to watch the movie and discuss both. No sign up required– just check the calendar to see what we’re reading now.


ANIME & MANGA CLUB (ages 12 – 18)

5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday March 14 & 28

For teens-young adults who are interested in watching and discussing different anime series. We enjoy an activity, snacks and new episodes each week! No sign up required.


Kids Afterschool Club (5-10)

4:30 PM Thursday, March 15

A fun chance to hang out with our staff and some Teen Advisory Group members, as they lead cool afterschool games, crafts & activities!


GEOCACHING 101 FAMILY EVENT

5:30 PM Thursday, March 15

Come learn about the fun and exciting world of geocaching! It's the real life treasure hunt you can do any time anywhere!


Kids Anime Club (6-11)

4:00 PM Saturday, March 17


JOB HUNTING FOR TEENS (ages 12-18)

3 pm Saturday, March 17

Join business consultant Monique Dennis for some helpful tips on how to find part-time jobs and present yourself to employers.


READING TO ROVER (all ages)

5:00 P.M. Monday, March 19

New and improving readers can choose any library book at their reading level, and read it aloud to one of the friendly pups from the Statesboro Therapy Dog group. No sign up required.


HOMESCHOOL STEM

2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 22

A chance for homeschool students to participate in large-group learning activities at the library. Homeschooled students only. No signup required.


Kids Game Time (5-10)

4:30 pm Thursday, March 22


Making Videos (Ages 12-18)

4:30 pm Friday, March 23


Georgia Southern University Nursing: Bullying

2:00 pm Saturday, March 24


Kids Craft Night (6-11)

5:30 PM Tuesday, March 27

This is a chance for elementary school students to spend a little extra time being creative! We’ll have all the craft supplies on hand, and kids can make anything they can think of. No sign up is required.


HOMESCHOOL WOMENS BIOGRAPHY FAIR

2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 29

A chance for homeschool students to participate in large-group learning activities at the library. Homeschooled students only. No signup required.


Open Your Heart to a Foster Child: 6 pm Thursday, March 29

Come learn how you can open your heart and/or your home to children in need. This is an informational meeting held by the Department of Family & Children’s Services.


Editing Videos (ages 12-18)

4:30 pm Friday, March 30

Learn how to use simple software to edit your video to create an easy-to-follow, complete storyline. You’ll learn basic editing skills that you can use across multiple types of editing software.


RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE

3-5 PM FRIDAY, March 30

The need for blood is great. Help out your fellow resident and give blood if you can.

Location: Community Room


Kids Storytime (5-11)

2:00 pm Saturday, March 31


GSU Teen Mindfulness (ages 12-18): 2 pm, Saturday, March 31

Learn how negative thinking can lead to negative emotions and how you have the power to “change your thinking, change your life!” Part of the GSU Nursing Series of interactive programs by GSU Nursing students and faculty promoting optimal health in our community.


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