CRESTVIEW — The Crestview Public Library has a number of events on tap for January through May.
The Ages 3-5 Library Class is 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays in the Story Room, and includes a craft at 10:30. The crafts are available to the first 20 people ages 3 and up to sign in at 10 a.m. each day. Younger siblings accompanied by an adult are welcome.
Topics are: Jan. 16, Reach for Peace; Jan. 30, Tales from China; Feb. 6 and 13, Valentines; Feb. 20 and 27, African Tales; March 6 and 13, Leaping Leprechauns; March 20 and 27, Easter; April 10 and 17, Feel Better Stories; April 24 and May 1, Clothing; and May 8 and 15, Praiseworthy Parents.
The Ages 0-2 Library Class is 9:15 a.m. Fridays in the Story Room, with sign-in at 9 a.m. It is limited to 30 children per class and their caregivers. Older children are welcome if they want to attend. A story, songs and finger plays are part of the event.
Topics are: Jan. 19, Feathered Friends; Jan. 26, Bedtime (wear pajamas); Feb. 2 and 9, Baby Love; Feb. 16, Food Adventures; March 2 and 9, Let's Play; March 16 and 23, Spring and Easter; April 6 and 13, Growing and Gardening; April 20 and May 4, Clothing; and May 11 and 18, Praiseworthy Parents.
Family Library Time events are for children ages 4 and up. Scheduled events include:
•6:30-7:15 p.m. Jan. 23, Andrew McKnight concert. andrewmcknight.net.
•6 or 6:45 p.m. Feb. 23, bear hunt. Registration required. Wear pajamas and bring a teddy bear, a flashlight, and cookies to share.
•10:15-11 a.m. March 17, Irish dance. Listen to Irish music and learn an Irish dance, the ceili.
•10:15 a.m. April 28, Nonie's Ark presentation. Registration is recommended for this event, which is for ages 4 and up and their caregivers.
Teen Time is 2-4 p.m. Fridays at the library for students in grades six through 12.
Children ages 4 and up may read to Dozer 10 to 11 a.m. on the first Saturdays of each month (as long as it's not raining).
The library also offers Bright Futures volunteer hours to students in grades nine through 12 to use toward Bright Futures scholarships. Contact Youth Librarian Heather Nitzel, 682-4432, for details.