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DCL Tuesday Movies

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
DeWitt Community Library
DCL Friends Room
Bring the whole family and enjoy these free family-friendly films. All movies will be rated G or PG. No registration necessary.
For a full schedule of films stop by the Library or call (315) 446-3578.

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Story Play

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
DeWitt Community Library
Buckland Room
For ages birth to 5 years old.
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 Required.
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Make Friends with Your Computer

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
DeWitt Community Library
Buckland Room
You got a computer - now what?  If you don't know where to start with your new laptop, bring it down to this basic computer class at Dewitt Library.  These needs-based classes are designed to help you gain the confidence to play around with your computer, and to feel comfortable enough to eventually teach yourself!  If you're looking for a no-stress computer class where you can learn along with others, talk to one of our tech crew, and sign up!​

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Toddler Time

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
DeWitt Community Library
Buckland 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 Required.
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One-on-One Tech Help

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
DeWitt Community Library
Get help with Windows OS, tablets, ereaders, and more. Make an appointment to have your technology questions answered by our Library's Tech Staff one-on-one. 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.
Registration Required.
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
DeWitt Community Library
Buckland Room
For ages 3 to 5.
This fun storytime helps preschoolers develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Enjoy stories and songs followed by a craft.
Registration Required.
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Terrific Thursdays for Homeschoolers

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
DeWitt Community Library
DCL Friends Room
Dissection
For Grades K to 12.
Join us as we learn about the anatomy of a pig's heart. Syracuse chest surgeon Dave Wormuth is our special guest Help with the dissection and discover how the heart functions.
Registration Required.

Welcome to the DCL's series of monthly programs developed for homeschooling students and their families. Learn more about what the library offers, meet with other homeschooling families and listen to interesting speakers. All are welcome to attend.

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DCL Board Meeting

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
DeWitt Community Library
DCL Friends Room
The DeWitt Community Library Board of Trustees meet tonight!
 
The DCL Board of Trustees typically hold their monthly meeting on the 3rd Thursday of each month, beginning at 5:30 pm.  The Annual Meeting is held in February.
 
The public is welcome to attend.
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Write Your Story: Writers' Workshop

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
DeWitt Community Library
Buckland Room
A free 7-session workshop series for writers.
Explore the craft of writing in this 7 session writers' workshop to hone your book on its journey to completion. Learn about the process of writing your story. Get tips for getting organized, making impactful story decisions, points of view narration, characterization, dialogue, driving your plot forward, polishing, and editing your story.
Registration Required.

Presented by CNY resident Ron Bagliere, an acquiring editor for Fountain Blue Publishing House (www.fountainbluepublishing.com). For more information about this author, photographer, and traveler, check out his website and blog at: www.rjbagliere.com.

Registrants should stop in the Library to pick up their brochure with the topics to be discussed at each workshop.
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One-on-One Tech Help

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
DeWitt Community Library
Small Meeting Room
Get help with Windows OS, tablets, ereaders, and more. Make an appointment to have your technology questions answered by our Library's Tech Staff one-on-one. 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.
Registration Required.
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Make Friends with Your Computer

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
DeWitt Community Library
Buckland Room
You got a computer - now what?  If you don't know where to start with your new laptop, bring it down to this basic computer class at Dewitt Library.  These needs-based classes are designed to help you gain the confidence to play around with your computer, and to feel comfortable enough to eventually teach yourself!  If you're looking for a no-stress computer class where you can learn along with others, talk to one of our tech crew, and sign up!

Registration is required.
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Babies and Books

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
DeWitt Community Library
Buckland 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 Required.
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DCL Tuesday Movies

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
DeWitt Community Library
DCL Friends Room
Bring the whole family and enjoy these free family-friendly films. All movies will be rated G or PG. No registration necessary.
For a full schedule of films stop by the Library or call (315) 446-3578.

View More
Join the waiting list

Story Play

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
DeWitt Community Library
Buckland Room
For ages birth to 5 years old.
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 Required.
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iLu Parenting Circle

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
DeWitt Community Library
Buckland Room
Have you ever been frustrated with parenting? Doubted your decisions? Worried you're not doing the right things? Has parenting ever made you feel like your head's about to explode? Come talk with other parents at iLu Parenting Circle!

iLu Circle is a weekly group that gives you the chance to take an hour break from your busy life and focus on feeling better about your parenting. You'll hear what other parents are going through, share your own experiences in a safe, non-judgemental space, and learn the tools of iLu Parenting.

iLu Circle lasts one hour and is facilitated by Jess Ryan. It is for any parent with children of any age or gender, and is completely free of charge.
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Toddler Time

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
DeWitt Community Library
Buckland 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 Required.
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Registration is open

One-on-One Tech Help

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
DeWitt Community Library
Get help with Windows OS, tablets, ereaders, and more. Make an appointment to have your technology questions answered by our Library's Tech Staff one-on-one. 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.
Registration Required.
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Financial Considerations in Healthcare Planning

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
DeWitt Community Library
DCL Friends Room
What is long term health care and who pays for it? What is the current state of long term care insurance? This class offers a discussion about other ways you can plan for long term health care expenses, including using products that you may already own.
Presented by Jim Connell, Effective Communication Strategies: Institute for Caregivers. Through education and training, the Institute for Caregivers (I Care) supports and empowers current or future caregivers. This mission is met by providing these persons with the information and skills they need to make informed decisions regarding their own needs and the ever-changing needs of those they care for.
Registration Encouraged.
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
DeWitt Community Library
Buckland Room
For ages 3 to 5.
This fun storytime helps preschoolers develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity. Enjoy stories and songs followed by a craft.
Registration Required.
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Star Wars Day: May the 4th Be With You

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
DeWitt Community Library
DCL Friends Room
For all ages.

Are you a fan of Star Wars? Go you must to the library! Celebrate Star Wars Day with books, crafts and activities. May the force be with you!

Registration Required.
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Write Your Story: Writers' Workshop

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
DeWitt Community Library
Buckland Room
A free 7-session workshop series for writers.
Explore the craft of writing in this 7 session writers' workshop to hone your book on its journey to completion. Learn about the process of writing your story. Get tips for getting organized, making impactful story decisions, points of view narration, characterization, dialogue, driving your plot forward, polishing, and editing your story.
Registration Required.

Presented by CNY resident Ron Bagliere, an acquiring editor for Fountain Blue Publishing House (www.fountainbluepublishing.com). For more information about this author, photographer, and traveler, check out his website and blog at: www.rjbagliere.com.

Registrants should stop in the Library to pick up their brochure with the topics to be discussed at each workshop.
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Full STEAM Ahead Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
DeWitt Community Library
Buckland Room
For ages 3 to 5.
Join us with your little engineer for a STEAM powered storytime focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math exploration! We'll be reading books about a STEAM topic and then doing an experiment.
Registration Required.
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iLu Parenting Circle

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
DeWitt Community Library
DCL Friends Room
Have you ever been frustrated with parenting? Doubted your decisions? Worried you're not doing the right things? Has parenting ever made you feel like your head's about to explode? Come talk with other parents at iLu Parenting Circle!

iLu Circle is a weekly group that gives you the chance to take an hour break from your busy life and focus on feeling better about your parenting. You'll hear what other parents are going through, share your own experiences in a safe, non-judgemental space, and learn the tools of iLu Parenting.

iLu Circle lasts one hour and is facilitated by Jess Ryan. It is for any parent with children of any age or gender, and is completely free of charge.
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Registration is open

One-on-One Tech Help

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
DeWitt Community Library
Small Meeting Room
Get help with Windows OS, tablets, ereaders, and more. Make an appointment to have your technology questions answered by our Library's Tech Staff one-on-one. 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.
Registration Required.
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Murder Mystery Party

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
DeWitt Community Library
You're invited to solve a mystery at the DCL!  Look for clues, interrogate suspects, and solve a crime.
 
Cinco de Mayo Dead
A poisoned margarita ruins a cinco de mayo celebration. Who served up the fatal drink? 
 
Discover means, motive, and opportunity as you set out to solve the crime.  Additional clues will be revealed as the evening progresses.  There's plenty of time to solve the crime, so be sure to enjoy the provided refreshments.  A good time will be had by all!
 
For ages 16 & up.
Registration Required.
 
This murder mystery evening is an original program designed and hosted by Brian Abbott, author of the Syracuse Mystery series.  For more about Brian and these mysteries, visit: thePoisonedMartini.com.
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