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July 1, 2017, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
Rockabye Baby Storytime welcomes pre-walkers, caregivers and older siblings with their own doll/stuffed animal. Build a bond with your baby through books, singing, rhymes, and gentle movement.
July 6, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
This thought-provoking sci-fi fantasy has an easy-to-follow plot line. Teen fans of star Leonardo DiCaprio should like it. Inception will prompt conversation and the urge to see it twice.
July 8, 2017, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
Children and caregivers hear a read-aloud and sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. Ages 9 months to 4 years. Sponsored by First Five and FOAL.
July 11, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
Children with special needs and their families are invited to join Librarian Sue for sensory activities, crafts, songs, and more before the library opens. Visual supports presented on a flannel board guide children on how to behave during these activities. For ages 3-9 with a caregiver. Children of all abilities are encouraged to participate and enjoy a welcoming experience together. Sensory Story Time aims to help children accustom themselves to the library setting and to adapt to the bigger world around them. Sponsored by First Five Humboldt and FOAL.
July 13, 2017, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
Young adults in grades 6 and up discuss books with friends. This meeting's featured title is The Once and Future King, by T.H. White. Pick your copy up at the Info Desk.
July 13, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
Snuggle up and hear some wonderful stories before bedtime - a fine way to end the day. Children are welcome to come in pajamas, if they'd like, but it's not a requirement.
July 15, 2017, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
Redwood Musikgarten Director Anna Pinsky will lead children 9 months to 4 years and their caregivers towards a love of music and the ability to express it. Enjoy a read-aloud and play instruments together.
July 26, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
Children of school age enjoy stories while attending story time independently with Mr. Bob, a professional librarian, in the Conference Room. Just for the summer, a story time for the 'big kids'!
July 26, 2017, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
NBTween Book Group is an informal book discussion for avid tween readers ages 8-12 and their interested adults. Inquire about getting the book at the Info Desk. The book for July is El Deafo, by Cece Bell.
July 27, 2017, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
Teens in grades 6 and up discuss books with friends. This month's featured title is not yet decided upon. Watch this space for updates, or ask at the Arcata Library Info Desk!
July 27, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
A Brief History of Seven Killings is by the 2015 Man-Booker Prize winner, Marlon James. Like all great novels it will capture, enthrall, and change you in ways you never expected. Get your copy at the Info Desk.
July 29, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Arcata Branch Library
Before their 1:00 p.m. performance, hear how Jennings & Keller - an award-winning, nationally-touring duo from Florida - design a song. For teens and adults.
July 29, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Arcata Library
Jennings & Keller, an award-winning, nationally-touring duo from Florida, fuse folk, jazz, and roots elements into an eclectic, refreshing sound. Dana Keller is a veteran pedal steel, dobro, and guitar player, while Laurie Jennings Oudin is a former Shakespearean actress with a lifetime of professional singing. “Stunning voice, smart lyrics, great musicianship” -- Susan Moss, Labyrinth Cafe, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. All ages.
July 29, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
October Sky (PG) is a true-story drama about a West Virginia coal miner, Jim Hickam (Chris Cooper), who struggles with his rocket-scientist son Homer, (Jake Gyllenhaal), about the merits of following your dreams, even if they appear wildly out of reach. For kids 10 and up.