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Make. Play. Read. Learn. 2015

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8 weeks. 8 themes. More activities and fun than you can imagine.
There’s something happening for you every day at your library.

Make. Play. Read. Learn., the library’s summer learning program, is almost here!

Join us at any of our branches on Saturday May 30, 2015 to sign up for our Summer Learning Program and to take part in one of our giant kick-off events. Games, programs, special guests, and more...the library will be the place to be on Saturday May 30, 2015. 

Symphonic Tales - Music to Our Ears

Throughout the past year, the children's department of the downtown library has partnered with the UTC Clarinet ensemble to create a one of a kind musical storytime experience. This program seeks to introduce instruments and music while also promoting literacy to children in a familiar setting. We blend musical pieces with fun stories, creating true sensory experiences. We encourage kids to let the music move them and to join in with the stories they love.

Library Resources: Spotlight on Hoopla

With Hoopla, you can stream or temporarily download up to 10 movies, episodes of TV shows, audiobooks, and musical albums per month all from the comfort of your mobile device or computer!

July 2014 LiSTEM: Project-based learning at the Library

During the summer of 2014 Chattanooga kids had a great time at the library with interactive project-based workshops. Each one offered multiple sessions that builds upon the previous session, designed to capture your child's imagination and attention in a fun and focused summertime learning environment.


Kids learning to use the 3D printer at the Downtown Public Library

In the summer of 2014, our MAKE. PLAY. READ. LEARN program gave Chattanooga young makers and readers a chance to create and learn all summer long at every branch.