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February 2014 Events at the Elk Grove Library

Elk Grove Library, 8900 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove

Sunday & Monday: Closed; Tuesday & Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Thursday: 10 a.m.; Friday: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For details, telephone the Sacramento Public Library at (916) 264-2920 or visit www.saclibrary.org.

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD (0-5)
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
BABY STORYTIME! (RECURRING)
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Other dates: Tuesdays 2/11/2014, 2/18/2014, 2/25/2014

12:00 PM
Looking for a fun, fabulous and educational program for you and your baby? Join library staff for an interactive experience focused on babies from birth through 18 months! This program encourages early literacy development through movement, songs and shared reading followed by stay and play activities. Additional parking is available south of the library at Journey Church, which is located at 9645 Elk Grove-Florin Road.

EARLY CHILDHOOD (0-5)
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
TODDLER STORYTIME @ ELK GROVE! (RECURRING)
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Other dates: Wednesdays 2/12/2014, 2/19/2014, 2/26/2014

10:00 AM
Toddlers and their caregivers will enjoy fun songs, stories, and fingerplays! Additional parking can be found south of the library at Journey Church, located at 9645 Elk Grove Florin Road.

BOOK CLUB
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
ELK GROVE LIBRARY BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
6:00 PM
Join the Elk Grove Library book club.

EARLY CHILDHOOD (0-5)
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME @ ELK GROVE! (RECURRING)
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Other dates: Thursdays 2/13/2014, 2/20/2014, 2/27/2014

11:00 AM
Children are invited to enjoy stories, music and more! Additional parking is available south of the library at Journey Church, located at 9645 Elk Grove Florin Rd.

TEEN
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
KENDAMA (RECURRING)
Thursday, February 06, 2014
3:30 PM
Join other "dama" enthusiasts for the monthly ken-sesh (sessions) to showcase, or learn new tricks with this popular Japanese skill toy.

ADULT
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
STITCH 'N CHAT (RECURRING)
Friday, February 07, 2014
Other dates: Fridays 2/14/2014, 2/21/2014, 2/28/2014

1:00 PM
Do you love to knit or crochet? Or would you like to learn? Do you like sharing tips, tricks, and techniques? Need UFO (UnFinished Object) support? Then this is the group for you.

SCHOOL AGE (6-12)
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
READ TO A DOG!---ELK GROVE (RECURRING)
Friday, February 07, 2014
2:00 PM
Looking for a fun way to boost reading skills while making new friends? Then join us for our Read to a Dog program! Kids are invited to bring their own books or borrow one from our fabulous collection, then read aloud to a furry friend. Sign up inside the library for 10-15 minute sessions. Additional parking is available south of the library at Journey Church, located at 9645 Elk Grove Florin Rd.

TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTION
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
LOOKING AT WINDOWS
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
1:30 PM
In this class we will be taking a look at the Windows operating system. We will be working with the Desktop, opening and closing programs, working with Microsoft Word, and more. This session requires that you have some familiarity with the mouse and keyboard.

FAMILY/ALL AGES
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
VALENTINE’S DAY FUN @ ELK GROVE! (RECURRING)
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Other dates: 2/26/2014

3:30 PM
Join us for a fun filled afternoon of making Valentine’s and more! This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Elk Grove Library.

TEEN
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
WII GAMING (RECURRING)
Thursday, February 13, 2014
3:30 PM
Come and enjoy Wii games at the library.

TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTION
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
SAFETY FIRST
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
1:30 PM
This class is focused on developing and practicing good security habits while on the internet, how to secure your email and your computer from potential risks, and discussing what kind of privacy you can expect while using various internet services.

TEEN
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
MINECRAFT (RECURRING)
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
4:30 PM
Come play Minecraft, an open world adventure/building game. You will gather resources to survive the monsters that come out at night, and roam around a fully-realized world, gathering materials to build the best creation you can imagine.

FAMILY/ALL AGES
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
FROM AFRICA TO THE AMERICAS WITH FENIX DANCE AND DRUM COMPANY @ ELK GROVE!
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
3:30 PM
Celebrate Black History Month with Fenix Drum and Dance Company! Travel from Africa to the United States and to the Caribbean through interactive music, dance, and storytelling!
This program is partially sponsored by the Friends of the Elk Grove Library.

ADULT
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
FRIENDS OF ELK GROVE LIBRARY BOARD MEETING (RECURRING)
Thursday, February 20, 2014
1:00 PM
The Friends of Elk Grove Library would like to welcome the public to their monthly board meetings. Please come and see what the Friends are doing for the library.

SCHOOL AGE (6-12)
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
READ TO A DOG!---ELK GROVE (RECURRING)
Friday, February 21, 2014
2:00 PM
Looking for a fun way to boost reading skills while making new friends? Then join us for our Read to a Dog program! Kids are invited to bring their own books or borrow one from our fabulous collection, then read aloud to a furry friend. Sign up inside the library for 10-15 minute sessions. Additional parking is available south of the library at Journey Church, located at 9645 Elk Grove Florin Rd.

TEEN
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
SAT ESSAY WORKSHOP
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
4:00 PM
In this workshop, students begin by writing a practice essay under timed, test like conditions. They will get advice to help them recognize what essay graders are looking for, as well as strategies on writing effective essays. Students will receive their graded essays following this 75 minute session. This program is sponsored by Kaplan Test Prep.

TEEN
ELK GROVE LIBRARY
TEEN CRAFT CLUB @ ELK GROVE LIBRARY (RECURRING)
Thursday, February 27, 2014
3:30 PM
Join us each month where we learn new and awesome crafts. We provide the materials, just bring yourself and a friend and get crafting.







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