April 23rd @ 11 AM- Bring Balance to Your Budget with financial specialist Joe Faulk
Come learn how to save, strategize, and balance your budget!
April 24th @ 4 PM- College: Getting There from Here with financial specialist Joe Faulk
Parents, Grandparents, and Teen 16+: Come learn how to save for college!
More topics coming soon!
Sponsored by the CFPB, FPA, ALA and founded by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Money Smart Week is a national event aimed at educating the American people in all things financial! The Crestview Library will be participating and hosting numerous speakers on various topics. Stay tuned for announcements of workshop dates and times!
Calling all parents! The Military Child Education Coalition will be presenting a Parent to Parent workshop entitled “Kids in the Kitchen.” Come learn how to create quality family and educational time in the kitchen, with emphasis on healthy choices and STEAM development! Open to parents of kids of all ages!
Stay tuned for more details.
First 30 children (ages 4 and up ONLY); registration recommended!
Nonie’s Ark sails into Crestview Public Library at 10:15 a.m. on Saturday, April 28. Nonie’s Ark Animal Encounters provide a wildly educating and entertaining Special Family Event. Nonie’s Ark is a hands-on show. That means you can touch the animals! If you love animals and like to be up close and personal with them, Nonie’s Ark is perfect for you!
Meet Nonie, an edutainer. She’s part educator and part entertainer. She has an extensive background in Zoo Animal Technology and Wildlife Education, and her fondest joy is helping children learn about wildlife.
This free event is sponsored by the Okaloosa County Recycling Office. Please call 682-4432 with questions.
Tuesdays (exact dates listed below)
10:15 a.m. (sign-in starts @ 10)
Younger siblings (accompanied by an adult) and older children are welcome. All children must be able to sit quietly; if your child isn’t ready for quiet sitting, please come to the 0-2 class. It has a lot more movement! You may stay with or drop off your age three or older child (depending on your child’s comfort and behavior). If you stay, please model listening and participation. If you drop off, please return by 10:30 a.m. because your child might need your help with the craft. Crafts will be available to the first 20 (ages 3 and up) to sign in each day.
Jan. 9, 16 Reach For Peace
Jan. 30 Tales From China
Feb. 6, 13 Valentines
Feb. 20, 27 African Tales
Mar. 13 Leaping Leprechauns
Mar. 20, 27 Easter!
Apr. 10, 17 Feel Better Stories
Apr. 24, May 1 Clothing
May 8, 15 Praiseworthy Parents!
As an extension of our community-hosted chess club, we will be starting a beginner’s chess club class! If your child is ages 6+, stop on by and learn the game. Novice players can take on each other in a no-stress environment. We’ll learn basic strategies, look at various resources to build skills, and, above all, HAVE FUN!!!!
If you have a chess set, and you’d like to bring it, please do. 🙂
Jeri Faircloth with CareerSource Okaloosa-Walton will be available at the Crestview Public Library on Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to provide Okaloosa and Walton County residents with employment services. To learn more, contact CareerSource at 850-833-7587 or visit them online at www.careersourceokaloosawalton.com
9:15 a.m. (sign-in starts @ 9 a.m.)
Fridays (exact dates listed below)
Limit 30 children each class!
This Library Class is designed for children under the age of three and their caregivers. Older children are welcome if they want to be there! Come each week for a new story. The theme stays the same for two weeks so you can learn the songs and finger-plays. Please take all conversations (including phone) and anyone screaming out of the building.
Jan. 12, 19 Feathered Friends
Jan. 26 Bedtime *Wear pjs!*
Feb. 2, 9 Baby Love
Feb. 16 Food Adventures
Mar. 2, 9 Let’s Play
Mar. 16, 23 Spring & Easter!
Apr. 6, 13 Growing & Gardening
Apr. 20, May 4 Clothing
May 11, 18 Praiseworthy Parents!