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Babies and Books

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Children's Programming Room

For ages birth to 18 months.

This lively storytime helps babies experience sounds and the structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Enjoy lap and bouncing rhymes, short books and songs. Plan on a fifteen-minute program with time for baby and caregiver socialization afterwards.

Registration Encouraged.


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One-on-One Tech Help

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Hive Makerspace
Get help with Windows OS, tablets, ereaders, and more. Make an appointment with one of our tech staff to help you troubleshoot device problems or to learn more about how to get the most out of your devices. Be sure to tell us what kind of tech help you need in advance, and whether or not you're able to bring the device with you. Sessions run one hour.

We request that patrons book no more than one session per month, to practice what was reviewed and to let other patrons ask questions, unless a patron is being certified to use Library equipment. While our library staff are not IT professionals, we have a wealth of practical IT skills and are happy to provide computer training and advice within the scope of our knowledge.
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Story Play

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Children's Programming Room

For ages birth – 5 years.

This fun, informal storytime combines stories with play time. Did you know Play = Learning? Enjoy stories, discover wonderful toys, and meet new friends. We may even do an art project.

Registration Encouraged.

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Tuesday Morning Movies

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Community Room 2
Bring the whole family and enjoy these free family-friendly films. All movies will be rated G or PG. No registration necessary.

For the full schedule of films, stop by the library or call 315-446-3578.
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After School Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Children's Programming Room
For Grades 1-6.

Hang out at your Community Library after school. Enjoy games, building projects, science experiments and crafts. Refreshments will be served.

Registration Encouraged.

March 12: Make It in a Mug
March 19: Duct Tape Crafts
March 26: Fun With Osmo
April 2: Marble Run
April 9: Coloring Fun
April 16: SPRING BREAK WEEK; No After School Club
April 23: Lego Build
April 30: Button Making
May 7: Perler Bead Creations
May 14: Marshmallow Building Challenge
May 21: Jumping Origami Frog With LED Eyes
May 28: DIY Jewelry

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Toddler Time

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Children's Programming Room
For ages 18 months to 36 months.

This active storytime helps toddlers enhance their social, emotional and language development. Enjoy stories, music and movement followed by a coloring sheet or simple craft.

Registration Encouraged.
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Blood Drive

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Community Room 1
American Red Cross Blood Drive. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org and enter: CLDJ as a sponsor code to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome as well.
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Cancelled

One-on-One Tech Help

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Hive Makerspace
Get help with Windows OS, tablets, ereaders, and more. Make an appointment with one of our tech staff to help you troubleshoot device problems or to learn more about how to get the most out of your devices. Be sure to tell us what kind of tech help you need in advance, and whether or not you're able to bring the device with you. Sessions run one hour.

We request that patrons book no more than one session per month, to practice what was reviewed and to let other patrons ask questions, unless a patron is being certified to use Library equipment. While our library staff are not IT professionals, we have a wealth of practical IT skills and are happy to provide computer training and advice within the scope of our knowledge.
Registration Required.
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Science Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Hive Makerspace
Welcome to the perfect excuse to read and discuss science with a group of fellow inquisitive minds! To start we'll be reading Astrophysics for People in a Hurry* by Neil DeGrasse Tyson. We've invited local scientists to give their thoughts on the topics covered in the book. For this session we have Dr.Carl Rosenzweig, Professor Emeritus at Syracuse University, who received his Bachelors and Masters degrees in physics from NYU- Polytechnic and his PhD from Harvard University. He will be here to provide his expertise and discuss the book with us, but there will be no lecture. Come with your questions and ready to discuss what intrigues you about astrophysics!

Registration Required as there will be limited space. Recommended for ages 16+. Coffee/tea and treats will be provided. If you have your own reusable mug please bring it! Event to be held quarterly.

*If available, books will be held at the CLD&J reference desk for check-out 3 weeks before the book club. Call or come in to see if we have any available!


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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Children's Programming Room

For ages 3-5.

This fun storytime helps preschoolers develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Enjoy stories and songs followed by a craft. Younger (and older) siblings welcome.

Registration Encouraged.

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One-on-One Tech Help

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Get help with Windows OS, tablets, ereaders, and more. Make an appointment with one of our tech staff to help you troubleshoot device problems or to learn more about how to get the most out of your devices. Be sure to tell us what kind of tech help you need in advance, and whether or not you're able to bring the device with you. Sessions run one hour.

We request that patrons book no more than one session per month, to practice what was reviewed and to let other patrons ask questions, unless a patron is being certified to use Library equipment. While our library staff are not IT professionals, we have a wealth of practical IT skills and are happy to provide computer training and advice within the scope of our knowledge.
Registration Required.
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Family Storytime

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Children's Programming Room

Hey families, can’t join us during the day for story time? Come visit us in the evening! Bring the entire family for this informal story time encouraging literacy skills and playtime. Wear your pajamas if you want. Plan on 45 minutes, and then it’s home for bedtime!

Registration Encouraged.

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Murder Mystery Party

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Community Room 2

Ashes, Ashes

 Ashes, Ashes… we all fall down. Arson has led to murder. Discover what the witnesses—or are they suspects—have to say about the crime.

Are you a fan of whodunits & crime solving?

Discover means, motive, and opportunity as you set out to solve the crime, discovering clues and interrogating suspects.

 Light refreshments will be served.

For ages 16 & up.

Registration Required.

 

This murder mystery evening is an original program designed by Brian Abbott, author of the Syracuse Mystery series, including Death on Stoneridge & Death at Danforth HouseFor more about Brian & these mysteries, check out his personal website:

thepoisonedmartini.com

 


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Adult Yoga

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Community Room 1
Yoga is a balance between mind, body, and spiritual energy. Come join instructor Deborah Reinhardt Youmans for a demonstration and hands-on practice with breathing exercises and gentle poses that will allow you to improve your balance, turn stiffness into flexibility, and clam you mind. This is a beginning yoga class; expect relaxed, friendly environment with laughing, fun, and learning. Wear comfortable clothing.
Registration Required. A $1 Donation to the Library to offset the cost of this program is suggested.

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One-on-One Tech Help

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Group Meeting Room A
Get help with Windows OS, tablets, ereaders, and more. Make an appointment with one of our tech staff to help you troubleshoot device problems or to learn more about how to get the most out of your devices. Be sure to tell us what kind of tech help you need in advance, and whether or not you're able to bring the device with you. Sessions run one hour.

We request that patrons book no more than one session per month, to practice what was reviewed and to let other patrons ask questions, unless a patron is being certified to use Library equipment. While our library staff are not IT professionals, we have a wealth of practical IT skills and are happy to provide computer training and advice within the scope of our knowledge.
Registration Required.
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Pokemon Go – Tournament

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Community Room 1
It's time to test your mettle! This is a PvP tournament hosted by the local Syracuse PoGo Discord community through the Silph Arena. Every month will have a different theme. Check out: https://silph.gg/ for more information about tournament rules, how to compete, and the month's theme.

Additional Information:

*Participants should have a Silph Road Trainer Card, which is free to make at https://thesilphroad.com/card.

*A smart phone with the Pokemon Go app installed is required.
*The tournaments will run Swiss Bracket style.

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Babies and Books

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Children's Programming Room

For ages birth to 18 months.

This lively storytime helps babies experience sounds and the structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. Enjoy lap and bouncing rhymes, short books and songs. Plan on a fifteen-minute program with time for baby and caregiver socialization afterwards.

Registration Encouraged.


View More
Registration is open

One-on-One Tech Help

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Hive Makerspace
Get help with Windows OS, tablets, ereaders, and more. Make an appointment with one of our tech staff to help you troubleshoot device problems or to learn more about how to get the most out of your devices. Be sure to tell us what kind of tech help you need in advance, and whether or not you're able to bring the device with you. Sessions run one hour.

We request that patrons book no more than one session per month, to practice what was reviewed and to let other patrons ask questions, unless a patron is being certified to use Library equipment. While our library staff are not IT professionals, we have a wealth of practical IT skills and are happy to provide computer training and advice within the scope of our knowledge.
Registration Required.
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History of Astronomy + Hands-on Observation

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Community Room 1
Learn about the history of observational astronomy. Find out what Newton, Galileo, Kepler, and Hubble did that made them famous! Weather permitting, a viewing is planned for after the lecture. 

Tyler Beagle is a member of the Syracuse Astronomical Society and CNY Observers.

Registration Required.
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Story Play

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Children's Programming Room

For ages birth – 5 years.

This fun, informal storytime combines stories with play time. Did you know Play = Learning? Enjoy stories, discover wonderful toys, and meet new friends. We may even do an art project.

Registration Encouraged.

View More

Tuesday Morning Movies

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Community Room 2
Bring the whole family and enjoy these free family-friendly films. All movies will be rated G or PG. No registration necessary.

For the full schedule of films, stop by the library or call 315-446-3578.
View More
Registration is open

After School Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Children's Programming Room
For Grades 1-6.

Hang out at your Community Library after school. Enjoy games, building projects, science experiments and crafts. Refreshments will be served.

Registration Encouraged.

March 12: Make It in a Mug
March 19: Duct Tape Crafts
March 26: Fun With Osmo
April 2: Marble Run
April 9: Coloring Fun
April 16: SPRING BREAK WEEK; No After School Club
April 23: Lego Build
April 30: Button Making
May 7: Perler Bead Creations
May 14: Marshmallow Building Challenge
May 21: Jumping Origami Frog With LED Eyes
May 28: DIY Jewelry

View More
Registration is open

Toddler Time

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Children's Programming Room
For ages 18 months to 36 months.

This active storytime helps toddlers enhance their social, emotional and language development. Enjoy stories, music and movement followed by a coloring sheet or simple craft.

Registration Encouraged.
View More
Cancelled

One-on-One Tech Help

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Hive Makerspace
Get help with Windows OS, tablets, ereaders, and more. Make an appointment with one of our tech staff to help you troubleshoot device problems or to learn more about how to get the most out of your devices. Be sure to tell us what kind of tech help you need in advance, and whether or not you're able to bring the device with you. Sessions run one hour.

We request that patrons book no more than one session per month, to practice what was reviewed and to let other patrons ask questions, unless a patron is being certified to use Library equipment. While our library staff are not IT professionals, we have a wealth of practical IT skills and are happy to provide computer training and advice within the scope of our knowledge.
Registration Required.
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Registration is open

Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
Children's Programming Room

For ages 3-5.

This fun storytime helps preschoolers develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Enjoy stories and songs followed by a craft. Younger (and older) siblings welcome.

Registration Encouraged.

View More