Rosenberg Library is located at 2310 Sealy St., Galveston. For more info call (409)763-8854, rosenberg-library.org. All events are free.
November 1st, 8th, 15th, 29th and December 6th (9:30-9:50am) – Babytime – Join in for songs, bounces, books, puppets, and rhymes. Perfect for babies and their significant others.
November 1st, 8th, 15th, 29th and December 6th (10-10:30am) – Storytime – A fun, engaging program featuring storytelling, music, movement, and puppets planned to promote early literacy development and to encourage one-on-one interaction. Come early to get a good seat!
November 2nd, 9th, 16th and December 7th, 14th, 21st (10-10:30am) – Story Fair – Stories, music, puppets, and drama fun celebrated in a BIG way! Programs designed exclusively for schools and daycares. Pre-registration required. Programs are free and last approximately 30 minutes.
November 2nd, 9th, 16th (6-7pm) – Paws to Read – It’s a simple concept – beginning readers practice reading skills with a therapy dog. He’s loving, kind, and very non-judgmental. Check in at the children’s desk to get signed up for a turn.
November 6th (7-7:30pm) – Family Fun: Glow in the Dark Party – In the Founder’s Room on the second floor join in the glow in the dark fun! You’ll play games and create a glow in the dark painting.
November 11th (10-11:30am) – Tech Time – Techies and computer enthusiasts ages 7-12 are welcome to explore a variety of gadgets, games, and tech trends at the library.
November 13th (7-7:30pm) – Family Fun: Fairy Tales – Join in for fairy tale fun for the whole family. Listen to stories and create a unique fairy tale themed craft during this family friendly evening storytime.
November 20th-22nd, 25th-30th and December 1st-8th, 11th-22nd (4-4:15pm) – Holiday Story Countdown – Stop by every day at 4pm for a festive holiday story read aloud in the Children’s Department.
November 21st (10am-5pm) – Drop-In Clay Crafts – Drop-in to the Children’s Department between 10am and 5pm to create a unique clay craft.
November 21st (7-7:45pm) – Star Party – Discover the wonders of the night sky with Ranger Lisa from Galveston Island State Park.
November 22nd (12 noon-5pm) – Drop-In Maker Space – Drop-in to the Children’s Department between 12 noon and 5pm to enjoy the maker space.
November 25th (10am-5pm) – Drop-In Create a Comic – Drop-in to the Children’s Department between 10am and 5pm to create a comic.
November 27th (7-7:30pm) – Family Fun: Arctic Animal Friends – Join in for storytelling magic, songs, and a craft for the whole family featuring arctic animal friends during this family friendly evening storytime.
Teens (Ages 13-18)
November 3rd (4:30-5:30pm) – International Game Day – Play Mario Kart 8 or Super Smash Bros. on the library’s projector and big screen for International Game Day. There will also be NEW board games to play, like Superfight, Pandemic, Settlers of Catan, and Sheriff of Nottingham. Never heard of those? That’s fine; they’ll teach you how it works!
November 6th and December 4th (4:30-5:30pm) – Y.A.L.L. Meeting – Y.A.L.L. (Young Adult Library Leaders) is a group for teens to get together and discuss what they’d like to see at their library, such as different programs, projects, and initiatives. Snacks and soda provided.
November 10th (4:30-5:30pm) – Artists’ Alley – Drawing Workshop – Are you interested in drawing? Would you rather just color and hang out with friends? Whether you’re an experienced artist or just want to doodle and color, feel free to come hang out. A variety of coloring sheets, colored pencils/crayons, pencils, and blank paper will be available.
November 17th and December 1st, 15th (4-5:30pm) – Teen Gaming – Wii U & Board Games – Play Mario Kart 8 or Super Smash Bros. on the projector in the Wortham. There will also be new board games to play, like Superfight, Pandemic, Settlers of Catan, and Sheriff of Nottingham. Never heard of those? That’s fine – they’ll teach you how it works!
November 30th (6-7:30pm) – Throwback Thursday Movie Night – It’s Throwback Thursday Movie Night. This month’s movie is The Nightmare Before Christmas. Popcorn and soda will be available.