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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Friday, December 31, 2021
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a program encouraging you to read 1,000 books with your child before they start kindergarten. The program is self-paced and you decide how often and how long you will read to your child. It can take anywhere from a few months to a few years. When you register for the program, you can come pick up a welcome packet, including a finger puppet and physical reading logs to color in! There will also be occasional surprises throughout the game, like stickers, a halfway-there certificate, and more (you can even earn a happy dance with a librarian)! When you finish the program, you’ll receive a graduation certificate, an invite to a quarterly themed storytime, a free book, and a farm friend adoption kit (just a stuffie, not a real one). Sign up online.

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Saturday Movie Marathon

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Movie Marathon
Downtown Library
Ground Floor
Saturdays are the perfect day to hang out and watch movies with friends! Ages 12–19.
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Registration is closed

Yoga for Adults

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Yoga for Adults
Ellettsville Branch
Ellettsville Meeting Room A/B Combo
Discover why yoga is such a powerful tool for keeping you healthy in body, mind, and spirit! In this all-level class, beginners will safely learn the basics, while more experienced students can take their practice to a deeper level. This event is suitable for people of all ages and most physical abilities. Age 16 and up. Please register.
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SCIFI (South Central Indiana Fiction Interface)

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Library
Meeting Room 2A
Spaces Reservation
Registration is closed

Introductory Arabic: World Language and Culture Class with IU Bridges

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Introductory Arabic - World Language and Culture Class with IU Bridges
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room
Learn Arabic language and culture through interactive games, songs, and activities that help children develop general literacy skills, too! Lessons are presented by certified instructors with Bridges, a project of the IU School of Global and International Studies and the IU School of Education. Class will not meet on October 9. For children in kindergarten–sixth grade. Masks are required. Please register. 

A partnership between the IU Bridges Project, IU School of Education, and the Library.
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