CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

STORYTIMES │Mondays, Tuesdays, & Wednesdays │ 11:00AM
Children and their caregivers are invited for stories, songs, rhymes, special performers, and activities.
December 3 & 5: Happy Hanukkah
December 10 & 12: Rocking Reindeers
December 17 & 19: Spread the Cheer!
December 26: Happy Kwanzaa
December 31: Happy Noon’s Year!

CRAFTY KIDS: WINTER WREATHS │Wednesday, December 5 │ 6:30PM
Get creative with arts and crafts! Join us to complete a seasonal take home craft. All ages.

HOLIDAY BINGO NIGHT │Thursday, December 6 │ 6:30PM
Join us for a merry night of Holiday bingo. All ages.

FAMILY GAME DAY │Saturday, December 8 │ 1:00PM
Lark Branch Library will host a Family Game Day with board and video games. This is a free and family-friendly event. Grab your friends for an afternoon of fun. Light refreshments will be served and you just might win a door prize.

KIDS-ON-STEAM: SNOW DOUGH │Wednesday December 12 │ 6:30PM
Join us for some fun, hands-on science. Ages 5-12.

FAMILY STORYTIME: GRUMPY GRINCH │Tuesday, December 18 │6:30PM
Join us at the Lark Branch Library for storytime! Each week children will listen to stories, sing songs, and get creative with fun craft activities. Children of all ages are welcome.

TOTALLY TODDLERS: JINGLE JANGLE PARTY │Friday, December 21 │ 11:00AM
Children and their caregivers are invited for a morning filled with interactive stories, songs, rhymes, special performers, activities, and playtime designed for toddlers.
 

FAMILY PROGRAMS

HOLIDAY FAMILY MOVIE │Saturday, December 12 │ 2:00-4:00PM
The holidays are here! Visit our library to relax for an animated movie.  

TEEN PROGRAMS

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES │Tuesdays and Wednesdays │ 4:00PM
Get ready for the Holidays with some cool activities!
December 4: Holiday Ornaments
December 5: Tree Decorations
December 11: Holiday Movie
December 12: Holiday Cards

ADULT PROGRAMS

CHRISTMAS CARD CRAFT │Wednesday, December 5 │ 7:00-8:00PM
Christmas cards? Yes! Do you want to have fun? Bring your creativity and imagination for an evening craft.

LARK BRANCH BOOK CLUB: A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CHARLES DICKENS │Thursday, December 13 │ 7:00PM
This has to be one of the most read and loved stories of all time. A wonderfully heart warming read for the festive season. It's a great message that people can change - and for the better. 




CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

HANUKKAH STORYTIME │ Wednesday, December 5 │ 6:00PM
Celebrate Hanukkah with stories and activities for the whole family.

BILINGUAL STORYTIME: LA NOCHEBUENA │ Sunday, December 16 |  2:00PM
All ages are welcome to join us for some bilingual stories and interactive songs.
 
TINY TOTS HOLIDAY CELEBRATION │ Thursday, December 20 | 10:00AM

A holiday celebration for babies, toddlers and their grown up. Enjoy stories, activities and a picture with Santa. 

STEAM WORKS: HOLIDAY HIJINKS! │ Sunday, December 23 |  2:00PM
A fun hands-on STEAM program for children in 3rd - 5th grade.

WINTER CRAFT │ Thursday, December 27  | 2:00PM
Create something fun this winter season. All ages are welcome.

HAPPY NOON YEAR │ Monday, December 31 | 11:00AM
Celebrate the new year with fun activities and a ball drop.

FAMILY PROGRAMS

LAS POSADAS │ Saturday, December 15 │ 10:00AM - 12:00PM 
Celebrate Las Posadas with some festive family fun. Crafts, games and holiday activities for the whole family! 

TEEN PROGRAMS

HOLLY JOLLY FREEGAL JUKEBOX │ Sunday, Dec. 9 | 5:00PM 
Take a moment to explore and play your favorite music for the holidays from MPL's Freegal music service. Snacks will be served for you to enjoy! 

MAKERSPACE: HOLIDAY POP-CARDS │ Monday, Dec 13 | 6:00PM 
Need a last minute gift? No problem! Make a handmade pop-up card for your loved ones! Materials will be provided. 

MAKERSPACE: HOLIDAY HOGWARTS ORNAMENTS │ Tuesday, Dec. 18 | 6:00PM 
Join us in making your own magical Harry Potter ornaments just in time for the holidays! Materials will be provided. 

HOLIDAY MOVIE MARATHON │ Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 22 & 23 | 2:00PM 
It’s the most wonderful time of the year...for movies! Join us for all time favorite holiday movies all weekend! 

MAKERSPACE: HOLIDAY WREATH │ Tuesday. Dec. 4 | 6:00PM 
Teens will use household items to make their own unique winter wreath. Just in time for the holidays! Materials will be provided. 

ADULT PROGRAMS

A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS WITH STRINGS: Viol Consort String Ensemble in Concert │ Sunday, December 9 | 6:30-8:30PM │AUDITORIUM
The Viol Consort String Ensemble performs works by Bach, Corelli, Locatelli and Irribarren in this free concert. Join us for this holiday-themed evening of Baroque music by talented local musicians. 

THE CRAFT CORNER: TISSUE PAPER POINSETTIAS │ Tuesday, December 11 | 2:00-4:00PM │ BOARD RM
Learn how to make tissue paper poinsettias for the holiday season. Registration required.




CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

TODDLER TIME │ Tuesdays │ 11:00AM
Teach your toddler with fun activities for ages 1-3!
December 11: Rodolfo El Reno De La Nariz Roja
December 18: Christmas Tree

BILINGUAL STORYTIME │ Wednesdays │ 6:00PM
Share bilingual stories, songs, rhymes and activities!
December 5: Christmas Ornaments
December 12: Santa Donde Estas?
December 19: Diversion De Navidad

BABY STORYTIME: CHRISTMAS IS HERE │ Thursday, December 20 │ 11:00AM
Learning is our role and play time is our goal for children birth to 24 months of age. STEAM is a
special learning time for babies.

LEGO CLUB: CHRISTMAS │ Saturday, December 8 │ 2:00PM
Show your creative side by building cool objects with LEGOs.

MAKE & TAKE CRAFTS │ Saturdays & Sundays │ 2:00–4:00PM
Enjoy these prepared crafts that you can make at the library or make them at home.
December 1 & 2: Reindeer Card
December 15 & 16: Ornaments

FAMILY PROGRAMS

FAMILY STORYTIME │ Mondays │ 6:00PM
Celebrate with fun activities for the whole family!
December 3: Hanukkah
December 17: A Movie About Christmas
December 31: A New Year

TEEN PROGRAMS

WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY │ Wednesdays │ 4:00PM
Roll up your sleeves for an hour of creativity, skill, and fun!
December 5: Stockings
December 19: Ornaments

COLORING TUESDAY: WREATHS │ Tuesday, December 18 │ 4:00PM
Take the stress out by coloring relaxing Christmas related mandala pages.

ADULT PROGRAMS

D.I.Y. CHRISTMAS SWEATERS │ Tuesday, December 4 │ 10:00AM
Bring a sweatshirt and we will provide the embellishments and puffy paint so you can create your unique Christmas sweater. Registration required.

D.I.Y. WINTER UNDER GLASS │ Friday, December 14 │10:00AM
Bring your own miniature holiday figurines and we'll help you turn them into a beautiful and unique winter decoration. A limited number of Mason jars will be available for participants. Registration required.

LIVE RECIPE DEMONSTRATION: GORDITAS DE AZÚCAR │ Tuesday, December 18 │ 12:30PM
Join us for a live recipe demonstration and learn how to make gorditas de azúcar, a Hispanic tradition perfect for this winter holiday.