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      Reading Buddies Storytimes
 With Children's Librarian Erica Lynn Perry


Enjoy stories, crafts, and games for children of all ages. Find the time right for your child!
Story Book

Reading Buddies Storytime: Ages Birth-2

Wednesdays at 10:00 to 10:20am

December 5: Lama Lama Holiday Drama
December 12: Clifford's First Christmas; Clifford's Christmas
December 19: The Christmas Storytime Party!
Decebmer 26: Olvia Helps With Christmas

Reading Buddies Storytime: Ages 3-6

Wednesdays at 10:30 - 11:00am.

December 5: Lama Lama Holiday Drama; It's Christmas
December 12: Clifford's First Christmas; Clifford's Christmas
December 19: The Christmas Storytime Party!
Decebmer 26: Olvia Helps With Christmas; A Creature Was Stirring

Tuesday Storytimes at the Meadowbrook Mall

Tuesdays, 11:00am to noon in the Food Court
You can hear a Christmas Story, see Santa, ride the train, and get a little shopping done too - at the Meadowbrook Mall!
CHPL hosts a storytime with Children's Librarian Erica Perry!.
The Meadowbrook Mall is located at 2399 Meadowbrook Road in Bridgeport, WV.

After School Reading Buddies: Grades K-6

Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30pm
Beat the Homework Blues!
This program provides children with time to work on homework with assistance from the Children's Librarian as well as a literary or science activity. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Erica Perry at 304-627-2236.

      Special Children's Library Events for December

Children's Author Visit: Colleen Driscoll

Friday, December 14 from 5:30 to 7:00pm
Colleen Driscoll will read from her Christmas-themed picturebook Piper the Elf Trains Santa - along with several other holiday activities.

The Polar Express Pajama Party

Monday, December 17 from 5:00 to 7:00pm
In the animated Christmas classic (starring Tom Hanks) will be shown with snacks and drinks, and the kids may wear their pajamas!

Children's Christmas Party

Saturday, December 22 from 2:00 to 3:00pm
Celebrate the Magic of Christmas with with a ballet performance of The Nutcracker, snacks, drinks, stories and two morespecial guests: Magician Dave Powers and Santa Claus!


For more information about events at the library, check out the Events & Happenings Calendar or The CHPL Events Blog.

€€    Dial-A-Story

Dial-A-Story Hear a new story every day! Call 304-627-2315!

€€ Computers

Children under the age of 14 may use the computers in the Children's Department for Internet access, school work or games. Simply ask someone at the Circulation Desk to get signed on!

Links For Kids

PBS Kids Disney.com| Games| Home Disney| For You| Preschool
Kids.gov Great Sites for Kids Ben's Guide to Government
Play Chess Time for Kids Amazing Space
SlimeKids Best Children's Books  

Library Hours
Mon-Fri: 9am-7pm
Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: 1pm- 5pm

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Clarksburg, WV 26301
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