— Wiggleworms is 9:30 to 10 a.m. each Friday for babies ages 6 to 12 months and their adult caregivers. The program includes songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. Registration is required once for the 12-week program.
— Cuddlebugs is 10:30 to 11 a.m. each Friday for babies ages 12 to 24 months and their adult caregivers. The program includes finger plays, songs, and stories. Registration is required once for the 12-week series.
— Toddler Tales is 11:30 a.m. to noon each Friday for children ages 2 to 3 and their adult caregivers. The program includes short stories, action rhymes, songs, and simple crafts. Class size is limited. Register once for the series.
— Preschool Storytime is 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. Each week includes a 15-minute group story time and a 15-minute craft time. Parents are encouraged to leave their child for the first part of the program and then return to help with the craft.
— Teen Advisory Board Meeting is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 15. Everyone in grades 6 through 12 who has an interest in teen materials collection, programs, and activities offered for teens and tweens should consider being a member. All meetings are open to newcomers. The group does fun activities, plans future programs and activities, develops a volunteer program, and participates in community service activities in addition to helping with other programs offered at the DPL. For more information, call or e-mail Kris at 745-2604 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
—Tween and Teen Anime and Manga Club meets from 5 to 6 p.m. April 30. This program is for those in grades 6 through 12. Registration is requested but not required.
— Creative Writing Workshop for Adults with Jessica Reed, MFA, Writer, and Creative Writing Instructor is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 18. This workshop will cover the essentials of writing believable, well-crafted dialogue, from the mechanics of attribution to quirky dialect. The program is for all age levels, beginning and experienced writers welcome.