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Create a Fresh Holiday Centerpiece with Jill Jacobs
Wednesday December 11 from 6-8 PM
Make a beautiful centerpiece that you can enjoy throughout the holiday. This addition to your festive table will include fresh evergreens and a candle. There is a $15.00 materials charge and registration is required. Call the library today to reserve your spot – 534-3533.
Friends of the Library Christmas Cookie Sale!
The Friends of the Library will once again be selling home-made Christmas cookies. Cookies will be sold in 1 pound packages for $7.50 each. Orders must be placed by Saturday, December 7th and will be ready for pick up on Saturday, Saturday, December 14th between 9:30 am and 3:
If you would like to bake cookies and donate them to our sale, please call the library at 534-3533. Thank you!
Money raised by the Friends of the Library go to fund special programs at the library.
December Holiday Programs for Children
Sunday, December 8, 1:30-3pm
Make your very own gift for someone you love. Registration required. Ages 5+
1,000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN
The Rochester Library is proud to announce the nationally known 1,000 books program.This program is based upon solid evidence from research findings that the more children ages 0-5 hear books read to them, the more prepared they will be to learn to read upon reaching kindergarten. The goal is simple: read 1,000 books to your child (yes repeats of their favorites count) before they enter school. Incentives will mark each 100 books read with a special surprise upon finishing the program. The concept is simple; the rewards are priceless. Our program will launch February 1, 2014. Please contact the library or www.rochester.lib.wi.us for further information.
Rochester Public Library Children’s Programs
Preschool Story Time 10:30 – 11:15 am
This is a themed 45 minute program for ages 3-5 that includes stories music, creative movements, and a craft project.
Tiny Tots Lapsit Story Time - 10:30 - 10:50 am
January 8 & 22
February 12 & 26
March 12 & 26
This is a program for children age birth to 3 and their parent or caregiver that includes stories, music, movement and open playtime.
ABC Afternoons Tuesdays1:15 – 2:15 pm
December 3, 10, 17
January 7, 14, 21, 28
February 4, 11, 18, 25
March 4, 11, 18, 25
April 1, 8, 15, 29
May 6 & 13
Register for this early literacy and kindergarten readiness program for 4 & 5 year old children. This program includes stories and activities relating to a different letter of the alphabet each week.
Class sized is limited and registration is required.
For information call 534-3533 or visit us at www.rochester.lib.wi.us
(Oct. 1 - Apr 30th)
9:30 am - 7:30 pm
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
(May 1 - Sept 30th)
9:30 am - 7:30 pm
9:30 am -1:00 pm
Friday and Sunday