2023 EPLS Spring Newsletter Digital (1)

KIDS Slime Time Select Tuesdays @ 5 p.m. Ages 6 and older Make fun ooey gooey slime each month. Registration is preferred. Feb. 14: ValenSLIME Mar. 21: Rainbow Slime Apr. 18: Clay Slime May 16: Bubblegum Fluffy Slime Piggie Pancake Party Thursday, Feb. 16 @ 9:30 a.m. Ages 2 - 5 Pancakes, stories, and barefoot piggie painting for some squishy sensory fun is sure to have your little ones squealing with delight! Magical Unicorn Party Thursday, Mar. 2 @ 10 a.m. Ages 3 - 5 Get ready to celebrate this majestic creature in this super sparkly story time. *Glitter Included* Earth Adventures Thursday, Apr. 20 @ 10 a.m. Ages 3 - 5 Wiggle like a worm at this wacky story time celebrating our wonderful world! Tiny Prom Thursday, May 4 @ 10 a.m. Ages 0 - 5 Dance the morning away and be carried home for nap time. Teddy Bear Picnic Friday, May 26 @ 2 p.m. Ages 0 - 5 Today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic! Bring a favorite stuffed friend for a picnic at the Library. We will read stories, sing songs, and enjoy snacks with our beary special guests. ADULT Book Chats 2nd Tuesday of the month Feb. - May @ 10 a.m. Share your latest reads with your friends and neighbors over coffee and pastries. One-on-One Tech Help Navigating technology is hard. We’re here to offer you a one-hour personalized session to fit your schedule. Topics available include: eMedia, NorthStar, databases; email; basic cell phone (Android or iPhone); and basic social media. Call 440-322-0190 to request a session. FAMILY Crafternoons Select Dates @ 1:30 p.m. All Ages (children under 8 must be accompanied by adult) Learn new artistic styles together. All dates Elyria City Schools are closed. Registration is recommended. Feb. 20: Nautical Wall Art Mar. 20: Alcohol Ink Tiles Apr. 10: Hyacinth Painting Taste Buds Select Tuesdays @ 5 p.m All Ages (children under 8 must be accompanied by adult) Expand your taste buds with your tasting buds! Feb. 21: Jams & Jellies Mar. 28: Popcorn Apr. 25: International Sweets Pizza with Police Wednesday, Apr. 12 @ 1 p.m. Ages 5 - 17 Enjoy a slice with E.P.D. during Spring Break.. ElyCon Badge Contest Feb. 1 - 28 | Grades 6 - 12 Calling all artists -- We are searching for one badge to rule them all for the CON. The winning artwork will be the featured illustration on the ElyCon badges for all attendees. Submissions must be library-appropriate for all ages. Art with profanity and/or nudity will be disqualified. Submit your original artwork in PDF format to SouthStaff@elyrialibrary.org with your name, email, grade, and school. Include “ElyCon Badge” in subject line. ElyCon Friday, Apr. 14 @ 5 - 8 p.m. Grades 6 - 12 Celebrate your favorite fandoms with friends! Come dressed in cosplay and participate in gaming, tournaments, and vote for the best anime of all time. Registration and permission slip are required. 9 SOU T H 340 15th Street | Elyria, Ohio 44035 | 440.322.0190