Here are upcoming Crestview Public Library-related events. The library's address is 1445 Commerce Drive.
AGES 0-2 LIBRARY CLASS: 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. 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.
AGES 3-5 LIBRARY CLASS: 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. 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.
BEGINNER'S CHESS CLUB: 3-4 p.m. every first and third Thursday starting Feb. 1. For ages 6 and up. Learn to play the game.
FAMILY LIBRARY TIME: for children ages 4 and up. Scheduled events include:
•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: 2-4 p.m. Fridays at the library for students in grades six through 12.
READ TO DOZER: 10 to 11 a.m. on the first Saturdays of each month (as long as it's not raining).
COFFEE & CRAFT: 10 a.m. second Saturdays, Crestview library. Call 682-4432 to reserve your spot.
BRIGHT FUTURES VOLUNTEER HOURS: for students in grades nine through 12 to use toward Bright Futures scholarships. Contact Youth Librarian Heather Nitzel, 682-4432, for details.