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Kids Events

November 21, 2017

6:00pm - 7:45pm
The New England High School Cycling Association is now in its third season of bringing mountain bike racing to middle and high school students across New England. With 600 kids in the league we are looking forward to another exciting season of racing across New England. Join NEHSCA and our local... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 22, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Hop, Skip, Jump, Slide on in for 1 to 3 Year Old Storytime! Join us as we have a fun filled storytime comprised of movement and stories!Parents, Caregivers and children 1 to 3 years old welcome!
Audience: Kids

November 25, 2017

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Everyone's favorite Elf, Buddy will be making his way through the sea of whirly, twirly gumdrops and across the Candy Cane Forest to Westerly Library for a special storytime and photo op before the Holiday Tree Lighting! Let's all get cozy and join Buddy for a  special afternoon! This event is best... Read more
Audience: Kids
11:00am - 4:00pm
Come and make a wreath or arrangement for the holiday season! Greens and wreath forms will be provided, but participants may wish to bring their own clippers, embellishments, or decorative containers. We ask that participants do not take extra greens home with them. We want to make sure that we... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 25, 2017

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a magical kick-off to the holidays! Leading up to the lighting, Mark Sullivan will read "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" and start us off singing some classic carols! Buddy and Jovie from Elf may join us, as will Santa! Hot chocolate will be provided by Washington Trust and candy... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 29, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Hop, Skip, Jump, Slide on in for 1 to 3 Year Old Storytime! Join us as we have a fun filled storytime comprised of movement and stories!Parents, Caregivers and children 1 to 3 years old welcome!
Audience: Kids

November 30, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Stories. rhymes, songs and crafting! Our 3 to 5 Year Old Storytime is happening!Join us each week as we venture into a new theme through stories, craft and more! Parents, Caregivers and children ages 3 to 5 welcome!
Audience: Kids

November 30, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 05, 2017

10:15am - 11:15am
Fa La La La LA!!!! Our first EVER sing-a-long circle will take place on  Tuesdays December 5 & 19th | 10:15am | All  Ages Join our Olean Center friends for an hour of holiday songs and instrument playing. BYO Instrument strongly encouraged!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 06, 2017

9:00am - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 06, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Hop, Skip, Jump, Slide on in for 1 to 3 Year Old Storytime! Join us as we have a fun filled storytime comprised of movement and stories!Parents, Caregivers and children 1 to 3 years old welcome!
Audience: Kids

December 07, 2017

9:00am - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 07, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Stories. rhymes, songs and crafting! Our 3 to 5 Year Old Storytime is happening!Join us each week as we venture into a new theme through stories, craft and more! Parents, Caregivers and children ages 3 to 5 welcome!
Audience: Kids

December 07, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 07, 2017

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 08, 2017

9:00am - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 08, 2017

10:15am - 11:15am
Here's a great opportunity to teach young ones to communicate their needs or communicate with others! Each session focuses on a popular story and we will showcase simple and useful signs that go along with it! Program is recommended for ages 1-5 Members of the Frank Olean Center STEPS Program... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

December 08, 2017

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Drop in and create on an iPad! There's no lesson, no structure, no pressure. Feel free to try out different apps and create something neat. You can use a drawing app with an Apple Pencil, use Garage Band to compose a song, take photos and edit them with Camera, or make a short film in iMovie.  Feel... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 09, 2017

9:00am - 3:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 09, 2017

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 13, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Hop, Skip, Jump, Slide on in for 1 to 3 Year Old Storytime! Join us as we have a fun filled storytime comprised of movement and stories!Parents, Caregivers and children 1 to 3 years old welcome!
Audience: Kids

December 14, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Stories. rhymes, songs and crafting! Our 3 to 5 Year Old Storytime is happening!Join us each week as we venture into a new theme through stories, craft and more! Parents, Caregivers and children ages 3 to 5 welcome!
Audience: Kids

December 14, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 15, 2017

1:00pm - 6:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 18, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Pop-Up Museum, a temporary exhibit made by anyone who wants to participate! Our theme this month is "I Made This!" so bring anything you've made that you want to show off. It can be a photo of your item if you can't bring the item in. Show off your art, crafts, and more! You'll also... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 19, 2017

10:15am - 11:15am
Fa La La La LA!!!! Our first EVER sing-a-long circle will take place on  Tuesdays December 5 & 19th | 10:15am | All  Ages Join our Olean Center friends for an hour of holiday songs and instrument playing. BYO Instrument strongly encouraged!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 21, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Fiddle n' Fun is returning to the library after two great programs this summer! This time we join them in Holiday spirit with an hour of strings and singing! Be sure not to miss this opportunity to ring in the Holiday fun. Ages 3 and up | No Registration Required
Audience: Adult, Kids

December 21, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 22, 2017

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Drop in and create on an iPad! There's no lesson, no structure, no pressure. Feel free to try out different apps and create something neat. You can use a drawing app with an Apple Pencil, use Garage Band to compose a song, take photos and edit them with Camera, or make a short film in iMovie.  Feel... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 24, 2017

9:00am - 4:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

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