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We're spreading the love of Valentine's Day with programs

Heart tapeCelebrate Valentine’s Day at the Blanchard Public Library with a trio of upcoming programs for children.

The library hosts a come-and-go Valentine’s Day craft from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6. Children of any age can make a themed craft and then take it home as a present for a special person or a decoration.

The following week, the library’s weekly Preschool Story Time and Rhythmical Lapsit programs will take on Valentine’s Day themes. Story Time is at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 9, while the Lapsit is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11.

Story Times and Lapsits will take place all Mondays and Wednesdays the library is open through the end of April.

Registration is not required in advance to attend any of the programs.

For more information, visit the library or call 485-2275.

The library's Lego Quest rolls along

Kids, come take on the Lego quest at Blanchard Public Library!

The Blanchard Public Library takes children on a continuing Lego Quest at its building challenge, an afterschool event next taking place at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3.

Registration is not required in advance and it’s for students in kindergarten through fifth grade, who will take on a building challenge to make with their Lego bricks. This will be a come-and-go event, and parents are invited and encouraged to participate with their children.


Come and Read to Sully

Sully the Therapy Dog will give new readers at the Blanchard Public Library a chance to read a book in a non-threatening environment, free from feeling like they’re going to slow or the worry of making a mistake.

Sully will be at the library from 3 to 5 p.m. on Mondays throughout February, on Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23. Signups for a time slot for children to read may be completed by a parent or caregiver through library staff at the checkout desk.

For more information on this or any of the programs and services offered at the library, call 485-2275

Weekly Story Time, Rhythmical Lapsit programs to resume

The Blanchard Public Library welcomes the community and its youngest patrons to its morning activities for children and their caregivers with its weekly programs on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning on Jan. 26 and 28.

Preschool Story Time, for ages 3 to 5 years old, takes place at 10:30 a.m. on Mondays the library is open through April. The programs will feature a mixture of stories, music, flannel board activities, rhymes and more.

Registration is not required to take part in either program.

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