This Week in the Library

There are a lot of library programs to look forward to this week, including a 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Completion Celebration for children who have completed the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program on Thursday, Lego Lab, which will take place the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month and requires no registration, and a storytelling performance by Jim May on Monday, March 6. We are also starting a new month of Monday/Friday film screenings in March with the theme “Welcome to the Jungle!”

Wednesday, March 1

regular-coderdojo-16-webCoderDojo: Gaming/Coding Club for Kids 8 and up

  • 4:00−6:00 PM / Storytelling Wing
  • Are you a coding ninja? Would you like to become one? Join us Wednesday afternoons to meet other computer coders and mentors, learn new languages, and work on coding, gaming, and other tech projects. All levels and abilities are welcome. Bring your own computer or use one of ours.

 Wills, Trusts, and Other Essential Estate Planning Documents

  • 7:00 PM / Media Auditorium
  • Everybody is different and we all have different needs when it comes to estate planning; however, every good estate plan should include some basic documents intended to carry out important functions. This seminar will review those documents and explain why you should use them in your plan.

Thursday, March 2

1000books-web-0021000 Books Before Kindergarten Completion Celebration

  • 4:00 PM / Storytelling Wing
  • Join us for the first ever celebration for children who have completed the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program and their families. Please register for this event at the Children’s Desk by February 22 if you are planning to attend.

Lego Lab

  • 4:30–5:30 PM / Children’s Mezzanine
  • Free play and building challenges. No registration required. For more information, call 801-229-7102.

Open Chess

  • 6:00–9:00 PM / Book Discussion Room

Utah Valley Writers

  • 6:00–9:00 PM / Storytelling Wing
  • Utah Valley Writers (UVW) is a non-profit, non-commercial community of serious writers dedicated to learning the craft and business of writing. New members and visitors are always welcome.

timptellers-webTimp Tellers: Family History

  • 7:00 PM / Media Auditorium
  • In March the Timp Tellers will focus on family stories. How do we create stories from our lives and the lives of our ancestors? Join us for an idea share and a chance to learn others’ tips and tricks.

Friday, March 3

Film Screening: The Jungle Book (PG, 2016)

  • 6:30 PM / Media Auditorium
  • After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self-discovery with the help of Bagheera, a panther, and Baloo, a free-spirited bear.

Monday, March 6

Music & Movement

  • 10:00 AM / Storytelling Wing
  • Children and their parents are invited to come sing, dance, and experience stories with storytellers in the Storytelling Wing.

Film Screening: The African Queen (PG, 1951)

  • 6:30 PM / Media Auditorium
  • In Africa during World War I, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.

jimmay-webJim May

  • 7:00 PM / Storytelling Wing
  • Jim May is an Emmy award-winning storyteller, teacher, and author of several books, including Trail Guide for a Crooked Heart: Stories and Reflections for Life’s Journeys and a children’s picture book, The Boo Baby Girl Meets the Ghost of Mable’s Gable. A professional storyteller for over twenty-five years, Jim has told stories to all ages across the United States, and in Canada and Europe. Bring the whole family and enjoy an evening of traditional folk tales and humorous stories about growing up on a farm in northern Illinois.

Tuesday, March 7

Pins & Needles

  • 7:00 PM / Book Discussion Room
  • Bring your knitting, crocheting, sewing, or just yourself to this laidback weekly gathering of crafters. Join us for free beginning crochet lessons. Bring your own yarn and crochet hook (size G or H).
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