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Picnic Stories

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Sparta Public Library
Join us in the garden for stories and a picnic. We'll provide the stories, you bring a snack/lunch for yourself! Bring a blanket or towel to sit upon. If it is rainy, we will hold Picnic Stories in the Storytime room downstairs. For ages 3 and up. Please bring nut-free foods. Parent or caregiver should stay with child and siblings are welcome. No registration required.
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Musical Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
Shake, shimy, and dance your way through storytime. Join us in the storytime room for an interactive storytime in which children ages 0-6 and their caregivers share in the fun of stories,music, and more! No registration required.
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Family Movie Matinee-Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Sparta Public Library
Large Meeting Room (lower level)
Join us for an afternoon summer themed movie and popcorn with friends and family. Bring your beach chairs and your blankets to sit on! This week's showing is Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer. Rated PG Run time 1hr 31min. No registration required.
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Family Storytime and Craft

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
Bring the family and enjoy favorite stories and a craft.  Open to children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration required.
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Learn 3D Design with OnShape

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Sparta Public Library
Back Meeting Room (lower level)
Learn to create 3D designs with OnShape. Participants must have a valid email address and password to create an account at www.onshape.com. OnShape allows users to create and modify designs that can be used on 3D printers. Users can create an account free of charge and all designs are uploaded to the public domain.

Laptops will be provided. Please register for only 1 session.
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Read Aloud Book Club-The Year of Billy Miller

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Sparta Public Library
Large Meeting Room (lower level)
Join Mrs. C for a small group read aloud book club ideal for children entering grades 2-4.  No pre-reading required. We will engage in a reading circle during each session and complete the title in 4 weeks. We will end each weekly session with discussion and dessert.Please register for July and/or August selections. The book selection for July is The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes. 
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Stories & Stretches

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
Miss Meaghan will help you get ready for the weekend with stories, breathing exercises, simple stretches and yoga poses.  No registration required.
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Pirate Magic Show

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Sparta Public Library
Large Meeting Room (lower level)
Pirate Kevin is the roughest, toughest and funniest pirate to ever sail the 7 Seas. Bring the family for a fun and engaging magic show!
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Legos in the Library

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Sparta Public Library
Children's Room
Drop in anytime between 10:30am-12noon to build, create and explore with Lego bricks!  We supply the bricks, you supply the imagination.  This event is for children over the age of 3. Children must be supervised at all times. No registration required.
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Babies & Books

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
A program for our youngest of patrons! Join us for 20 minutes of songs, fingerplays, and simple stories. For babies from birth through age 3 with caregiver.

No registration required. 
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YA Book Club

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Sparta Public Library
Large Meeting Room (lower level)
Please join us on July 23rd, 2018, from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM for YA Book Club. Light refreshments and snacks will be served. This month we will be reading and discussing The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien. This book takes you on a faraway journey with Bilbo Baggins through J. R. R. Tolkien’s famous Wilderland. All ages are welcome and encouraged to attend this program. 
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Picnic Stories

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Sparta Public Library
Join us in the garden for stories and a picnic. We'll provide the stories, you bring a snack/lunch for yourself! Bring a blanket or towel to sit upon. If it is rainy, we will hold Picnic Stories in the Storytime room downstairs. For ages 3 and up. Please bring nut-free foods. Parent or caregiver should stay with child and siblings are welcome. No registration required.
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3D Pen: Eiffel Tower

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
Learn how to use our 3D pens and make your own Eiffel Tower. Amuzez-vous bien! (That means, "Have fun!")
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Musical Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
Shake, shimy, and dance your way through storytime. Join us in the storytime room for an interactive storytime in which children ages 0-6 and their caregivers share in the fun of stories,music, and more! No registration required.
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Family Movie Matinee-Surf's Up

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Sparta Public Library
Large Meeting Room (lower level)
Join us for an afternoon summer themed movie and popcorn with friends and family. Bring your beach chairs and your blankets to sit on! This week's showing is Surf's Up. Rated PG Run time 1hr 25min. No registration required.
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Family Storytime and Craft

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
Bring the family and enjoy favorite stories and a craft.  Open to children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration required.
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Registration is closed

Read Aloud Book Club-The Year of Billy Miller

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Sparta Public Library
Large Meeting Room (lower level)
Join Mrs. C for a small group read aloud book club ideal for children entering grades 2-4.  No pre-reading required. We will engage in a reading circle during each session and complete the title in 4 weeks. We will end each weekly session with discussion and dessert.Please register for July and/or August selections. The book selection for July is The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes. 
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Stories & Stretches

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
Miss Meaghan will help you get ready for the weekend with stories, breathing exercises, simple stretches and yoga poses.  No registration required.
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Registration is open

Shark Week Party

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Sparta Public Library
Large Meeting Room (lower level)
We're having a Shark Week Party! Join us from 11am-12noon for shark-themed snacks, crafts, and games.

At 12noon we'll watch Finding Nemo (Rated G, 1 hour and 41 minutes).
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Babies & Books

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
A program for our youngest of patrons! Join us for 20 minutes of songs, fingerplays, and simple stories. For babies from birth through age 3 with caregiver.

No registration required. 
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Let's Play Chess!

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sparta Public Library
Reading Room
Join Coach Tom Murray and members of the Sparta Chess Team in a fun and education session of chess! Learn the game or improve yours! No registration required; just drop in!

Tuesdays, July 31, August 7 - 28    10:00 - 11:30 am

Thursdays, August 2 - 30    6:00 - 8:00 pm

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Picnic Stories

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Sparta Public Library
Join us in the garden for stories and a picnic. We'll provide the stories, you bring a snack/lunch for yourself! Bring a blanket or towel to sit upon. If it is rainy, we will hold Picnic Stories in the Storytime room downstairs. For ages 3 and up. Please bring nut-free foods. Parent or caregiver should stay with child and siblings are welcome. No registration required.
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Musical Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
Shake, shimy, and dance your way through storytime. Join us in the storytime room for an interactive storytime in which children ages 0-6 and their caregivers share in the fun of stories,music, and more! No registration required.
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Family Movie Matinee-Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Sparta Public Library
Large Meeting Room (lower level)
Join us for an afternoon summer themed movie and popcorn with friends and family. Bring your beach chairs and your blankets to sit on! This week's showing is Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days. Rated PG Run time 1hr 34min. No registration required.
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Family Storytime and Craft

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
Bring the family and enjoy favorite stories and a craft.  Open to children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration required.
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