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February 2014 Events at the Franklin Library

Franklin Library, 10055 Franklin High Rd., Elk Grove

Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.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.

 

FAMILY/ALL AGES
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
LEGO BLOCK PARTY @ FRANKLIN (RECURRING)
Saturday, February 01, 2014
Other dates: Saturday 2/22/2014

10:00 AM
It’s a Lego Block Party! We supply lots and lots of Lego and Duplo blocks – you supply your imagination. Come build with us!

EARLY CHILDHOOD (0-5)
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
SATURDAY STORYTIME @ FRANKLIN (RECURRING)
Saturday, February 01, 2014
Other dates: Saturdays 2/8/2014, 2/22/2014

10:00 AM
Parents/ caregivers and their toddlers and preschoolers, ages 0-5, are invited to join us for a special series of storytimes. Saturday storytime is comprised of 30 minutes of interactive play with educational toys followed by stories, songs, flannel boards, and crafts at 10:30 am.

ADULT
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
IRIS FOLDING CARDS FOR VALENTINE'S DAY @ FRANKLIN
Saturday, February 01, 2014
1:00 PM
Make complicated looking greeting cards using a simple technique with elegant results. Made from recycled materials, these lovely cards are ideal for holidays and special occasions, yet fun to make year round. All materials and instructions provided!

EARLY CHILDHOOD (0-5)
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME @ FRANKLIN (RECURRING)
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Other dates: Tuesdays 2/11/2014, 2/18/2014, 2/25/2014

10:00 AM
Preschoolers, aged 3-5, are invited to join us for 30 minutes of interactive play with parent or caregiver followed by stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts at 10:30. In order to keep Preschool Story & Play safe and enjoyable for all, we limit participation to the first 40 children.

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

10:00 AM
Toddlers, age 0-2, and their caregivers are invited for 30 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays and flannel boards. In order to keep Toddler Storytime safe and enjoyable for all, we limit participation to the first 30 children. This program is repeated at 10:30 AM. Due to space limitations, caregivers and children may attend the 10:00 AM storytime or the 10:30 AM storytime but not both.

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

10:30 AM
Toddlers, age 0-2, and their caregivers are invited for 30 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays and flannel boards. In order to keep Toddler storytime safe and enjoyable for all, we limit participation to the first 30 children. Due to space limitations, caregivers and children may attend the 10:00 AM storytime or the 10:30 AM storytime but not both.

TEEN
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
TEEN POETS AND WRITERS @ FRANKLIN
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
3:30 PM
Working on poetry you want to share with an audience? Do you also want advice on that comic or short story you are working on? Share your writing with other teen writers and receive advice on how to write better! Refreshments provided!

SCHOOL AGE (6-12)
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
MAKE YOUR OWN VALENTINES! @ FRANKLIN
Thursday, February 06, 2014
4:00 PM
Come join us for some old-fashioned Valentine making fun! We’ll have colored paper, doilies, stickers, feathers, sequins and, of course, lots and lots of glitter in this fun, creative program. We have all the supplies – you just bring your imagination and come create something wonderful for someone you love. Funded by the Friends of the Franklin Library.

FAMILY/ALL AGES
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT @ FRANKLIN (RECURRING)
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Other dates: Thursday 2/13/2014

5:30 PM
Visit the Franklin Library for a family movie and popcorn.

TEEN
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION @ FRANKLIN (RECURRING)
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
5:00 PM
All interested volunteers must fill out the volunteer application located at www.saclibrary.org as well as attend an orientation.

TEEN
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
ALL WRAPPED UP: AN INTRODUCTION TO WIRED JEWELRY @ FRANKLIN
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
4:00 PM
Learn to twist, bend, weave and wrap wire to create wearable art. Discover the basic tools and techniques in this beginning workshop with Sister Sheba. This is a Black History Month program. This program is funded by the Friends of the Franklin Library.

ADULT
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
BOOK JOURNEYS @ FRANKLIN (RECURRING)
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
6:00 PM
Enjoy a good book with great company! There will be a book chosen by the group each month and the discussion title will be available at the meeting.

TEEN
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
TEEN ADVISORY BOARD (TAB) MEETING @ FRANKLIN
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
3:30 PM
Join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Through TAB, teens learn and develop leadership and teamwork skills , goal setting and management, select book titles and other materials, earn community service hours and have fun. Teens must attend a Teen Volunteer Orientation at Franklin as part of their TAB membership.

SCHOOL AGE (6-12)
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH MAGICIAN, FORREST BARNES @ FRANKLIN
Thursday, February 20, 2014
4:00 PM
Join us as magician, Forrest Barnes, introduces African American inventors who have changed lives with their remarkable inventions.. Some of their inventions are included in Forrest’s magic and illusions. The program is full of surprises and encourages kids to read about African American inventors as well as other inventors.

SCHOOL AGE (6-12)
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
YOGA FOR KIDS @ FRANKLIN (RECURRING)
Saturday, February 22, 2014
2:00 PM
Children between the ages 6-10 are invited to join in bringing books to life with yoga poses and sequences. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga or exercise mat if you have one. Please note that parents of all attendees must sign a release of liability prior to participation.

TEEN
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
TEEN MOVIE @ FRANKLIN
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
3:30 PM
Join us for a great teen movie at the Franklin Community Library. Seating is limited.

ADULT
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
OMG BOOK GROUP @ FRANKLIN (RECURRING)
Thursday, February 27, 2014
6:00 PM
Enjoy a good book and stimulating conversation with great company! At this alternative book group, we bring books to share with the group (with a focus on book series) instead of the group reading the same chosen title.





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