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Library Closed

Friday, November 29, 2019
Sparta Public Library
The Library will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
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Fall Fest

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sparta Public Library
Celebrate Fall! Join us for our outdoor Fall Fest. There will be live animals, face painting, games, a craft, and snacks! This event is open to children of all ages. Registration is required. Please register the name of the child participating in the event. Please register each child individually.  In case of rain, the event will move indoors.
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Family Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
Join Mrs. C for an interactive storytime in which children, ages 6 and under and their caregivers, share in the fun of stories, puppets, music, and more! No registration required.
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Sleepytime Stories

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Sparta Public Library
Children's Room
Join Mrs. C for an evening story time that's sure to make everyone yawn! Pajamas and teddy bears are welcome. No registration required.
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Funday Friday

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
Miss Gina is having fun on Fridays! Join her for a song, a craft, or something different. Always a story and always fun! This storytime is intended for children age 2 and up with a caregiver. No registration required.
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Babies & Books

11:00 AM - 11:20 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 to 3 with a caregiver. No registration required.
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Teen Volunteers

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Sparta Public Library
Children's Room
Volunteer at the library! Help the Children’s Department prepare for upcoming programs, decorate the room, make book displays, and more!

For grades 6-12. To join our volunteer team, email Meaghan at meaghan@spartalibrary.com.  All volunteers must complete a Volunteer Waiver. Sessions will take place on two Tuesday evenings a month.  

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Food, Fun, and Reading

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
Mrs. C will be reading a story and together we will create a healthy themed snack. Caregiver should stay to assist the child in the snack preparation. This month we will be making Apple Spiders! Yikes! Program is intended for children 3 and over. Registration is required.
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Family Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
Join Mrs. C for an interactive storytime in which children, ages 6 and under and their caregivers, share in the fun of stories, puppets, music, and more! No registration required.
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Funday Friday

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
Miss Gina is having fun on Fridays! Join her for a song, a craft, or something different. Always a story and always fun! This storytime is intended for children age 2 and up with a caregiver. No registration required.
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Book vs. Movie-Which is better?

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Sparta Public Library
Large Meeting Room (lower level)
Read the book, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, and then join us for a showing of the film adaptation. Popcorn will be served. A brief discussion will be held after the movie. Registration is required.

" A thrilling,Tim Burton-esque tale with haunting photographs."-USA Today
"A tense, moving, and wondrously strange first novel."-John Green
"Peculiar doesn't even begin to cover it."-People Magazine

An excellent October read. Start the series before the release of the 5th book, coming this January 2020.
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Babies & Books

11:00 AM - 11:20 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 to 3 with a caregiver. No registration required.
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Messy Monday

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Sparta Public Library
Back Meeting Room (lower level)
Get your creative juices flowing in this process oriented art program. Listen to a few stories and make a messy craft. Caregiver should plan to stay and help the budding artist! Registration is required.
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Art in the Evening

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sparta Public Library
StoryTime Room (lower level)
Join Miss Gina to make some fall and Halloween themed 3D Pen Art! Open to ages 10 and up. Please register.
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Halloween Parade

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sparta Public Library
Children's Room
Join us in costume to listen to stories, trick or treat around the library, and a get a snack to go! No registration required.
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Library Closing Early

4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Sparta Public Library
Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday the library will be closing at 4:30pm. The Library will reopen on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 8:30am
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