Saturday, Dec. 8 – 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Breakfast with Santa
Join us for a great time of food, fun, and pictures with Santa. Breakfast will be from 9 – 9:30 a.m. Pictures with Santa and a Christmas craft will be 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Registration required. A $5 fee per person is due at the time of registration. All ages are welcome.
Wednesday, Dec. 12 – 1 p.m.
Homeschool Hangout: Holiday Party and Crafts
Join us to celebrate the holidays with yummy food and fun crafts. Ages 8-12. Registration required.
Thursday, Dec. 13, 4 p.m.
You are invited to celebrate the Hobbit at the library. We will have costume contests, games, riddles and, of course, food. The celebration will take place in the Children’s and Teen departments. The original cartoon will be shown in the teen department at 6 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 14 – 4 p.m.
Come make a super cute snowman craft! All ages. Registration required.
Friday, Dec. 21 – 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Christmas Movie Marathon
Drop by to see a great Christmas movie and have some yummy snacks. No registration required.
Mondays, Dec. 3, 10, and 17 – 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.
Stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts make up a lively 30-minute program designed especially for short attention spans. Registration will begin one week prior to each storytime. Ages 19-36 months. Registration required.
Tuesdays, Dec. 4, 11, and 18 – 9:30 – 10 a.m.
Baby Tales Story Time
A story time designed especially for babies and their caregivers. Stories and music provide interaction for the babies and time for caregivers to talk and share with each other. Ages birth to 18 months. Registration required. Registration will begin one week prior to program date.
Wednesdays, Dec. 5, 12, and 19 – 10:45 a.m.
Mr. Mac (Storyteller Extraordinaire!)
Stories, puppets, and lots of music for every member of the family. All ages. No registration.
Thursdays, Dec. 6, 13, and 20 – 7 p.m.
P. J. Story Time
Come in your PJs, have milk and cookies, and hear some wonderful bedtime tales. All ages. No registration required.
For more information or to register for any of our programs or storytimes, call or email the Children’s Department at 205-439-5504 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit nothshelbylibrary.org.
Thursday, Dec. 6 – 6 p.m.
Join us in the teen department for an evening of anime. The audience will pick what we watch. Treats will be served and costumes are welcome! We will also fold origami – show us what you can do or learn a new technique.
Fridays, Dec. 7, 14, 21, & 28 – 3:30-5:45 p.m.
Come to the teen department each Friday afternoon for open gaming on the Wii and board and card games.
Local Author Book Release
Sunday, Dec. 9 – 3 p.m.
The Friends of North Shelby Library are proud to host Birmingham author Anne Riley at a holiday tea in celebration of her new young adult book, Shadows of the Hidden. Light refreshments will be served.
Teen Advisory Council
Monday, Dec. 10 – 6 p.m.
Interested in helping the Teen Department be even better than it is now? The Teen Advisory Council is the place for you! Bring your ideas and your appetite! Snacks served and community service hours earned. Call to sign up.
Thursday, Dec. 13 – 4 p.m.
You are invited to celebrate the Hobbit at the library. We will have costume contests, games, riddles, and, of course, food. The celebration will take place in the Children’s and Teen departments. The original cartoon will be shown in the teen department at 6 p.m.
Teen Book Club
Monday, Dec. 17 – 6 p.m.
In Dec., the club will talk about The Hobbit and books similar to it. To participate, start reading! See the display in the Teen Department or the reading list on the Teen page at www.northshelbylibrary.org for recommended books. Snacks Served.
Thursday, Dec. 20 – 6 p.m.
Come make chocolate spoons. Perfect as a tasty gift or to enjoy yourself. Register online.
Contact Kate or Daniel at 439-5512 or email@example.com for more information.