Hurston Branch Library Keeps the Family Active During the Holidays
The Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library is offering plenty of opportunities to keep students engaged and entertained this December, including special winter break programs.
Weekly Storytimes on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Game On gives children the chance to compete against each other on the Nintendo Wii or classic board games on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m.
S.T.E.A.M. Power heats up Saturday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. with hands-on creative activities including games, projects, experiments and more.
Contraption Faction gets “techie” on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. Designed for boys and girls in grade 4 and higher, this program focuses on building games, gadgets and robotics.
Does your child need to make a homemade gift for a family for friend? The Hurston Library host the Holiday Gift Station on Wednesday, Dec. 12 and 19 at 3 p.m. Supplies and gift wrap will be provided.
The Winter Break Movie Matinee strikes on Wednesday, Dec. 26 at 2 p.m. with “The House with the Clocks on the Walls.” Featuring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett, a young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world. The movie is rated PG with a running time of 95 minutes.
Join the Builder Challenge on Thursday, Dec. 27 at 2 p.m., designing and building cool and wacky creations with Zoob.
Tackle the Amazing Gumball’s Coding Adventure on Friday, Dec. 28 at 2 p.m. Create an animated story based on Cartoon Network’s “The Amazing World of Gumball” TV series. Learn to tell a story using the computer programming language Scratch. Space is limited to the first 10 students (ages 9-14).
St. Lucie County Libraries will be closed Saturday, Dec. 22; Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1 for the holidays.
These programs are free and open to the public. No advanced registration is necessary, but space is limited.
The Zora Neale Hurston Branch of the St. Lucie County Library System is located at 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. For more information about library programs visit: www.stlucieco.gov/library or call 772-462-2154 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.