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1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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May 2019

Preschool Music & Movement

May 28 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Jump, wiggle, dance and jiggle! Explore music through song, dance and play. Get moving with shaky eggs, scarves, parachute, and more! Join us at the Downtown Library on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 and you can bet your preschooler will be moving to the beat! Ages 3-5. Music is fun for children and is a great way to get them ready to read. Singing breaks down words into syllables so they are easier to distinguish and increases vocabulary. Playing musical instruments enhances memory and the ability…

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Toddler Time

May 28 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until October 4, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Toddler Time is a weekly action-packed informal learning program for children ages 18 months to 36 months and their accompanying adult. Toddlers and their care-givers will learn new songs, rhymes and finger-plays, share books and make new friends. Registration is not required. Please join us every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 11 am at the Downtown Branch. Location: Downtown Age Level: Kids

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

May 28 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Need help getting started using one of our creative work stations? Perhaps you have a project started but you need some trouble shooting on a piece of equipment or software? Let us help you figure it out. Book one-on-one time with a 4th Floor Staffer and get the focused dedicated help you need to start, fix or finish your project! 4th Floor One-on-One Assistance is on a topic of your choice. Options include: 3D printing, 3D design, Adobe Creative Cloud, Laser…

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The Studio: An Introduction To Making Music With Ableton

May 28 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
Free

Join the Studio at the Chattanooga Public Library and William Bowers for An Introduction to Making Music with Ableton. Tuesdays from 5:00-7:00pm in the Studio at the Chattanooga Public Library located on the 2nd floor of the downtown branch. Class is for ages 12+ What’s Ableton and how can I make music using my computer? The purpose of this public, non-traditional community class is to give musicians, songwriters, producers, and self educators an opportunity to learn how to use a really…

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School Board/County Commission Community Session

May 28 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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District 6 Commissioner David Sharpe and School Board member Jenny Hill will host a community gathering for constituents to learn about the details of Hamilton County Schools' budget for 2020. Representatives from the school system will walk us through the budget and answer questions.

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Preschool Storytime

May 29 @ 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until October 5, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Nurture your child's love of books and the public library while having a great time!  Have fun with your child by engaging in stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, crafts and so much more. Join us on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 at the Chattanooga Public Library's Downtown branch. This program is geared towards children ages 3 to 5 years old accompanied by their favorite adult. Location: Downtown 2nd floor Age Level: Kids

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

May 29 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Need help getting started using one of our creative work stations? Perhaps you have a project started but you need some trouble shooting on a piece of equipment or software? Let us help you figure it out. Book one-on-one time with a 4th Floor Staffer and get the focused dedicated help you need to start, fix or finish your project! 4th Floor One-on-One Assistance is on a topic of your choice. Options include: 3D printing, 3D design, Adobe Creative Cloud, Laser…

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The Studio: An Introduction to Pro Tools

May 29 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Free

Join us at The Studio at the Chattanooga Public Library for An Introduction to Pro Tools.  Wednesdays from 5-7:00pm Classes are for ages 12+ Registration is Required.  In the world of DAW’s (Digital Audio Workstations) there are a myriad of choices, and while some are geared more towards electronic music production, Pro Tools has long been the industry standard for recording music in the professional studio. In this class we will take you through the ins and outs of setting…

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Baby Bounce

May 30 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until October 8, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Please join us for Baby Bounce, an exciting program in Chattanooga for parents and caregivers of tiny tots aged 1 day to 18 months. With your baby on your lap, together we'll sing and play and begin the fascinating and lifelong journey of joyful learning. Join us at the downtown branch on Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10am. The class is free and no registration is required. MORE ABOUT BABY BOUNCE Baby Bounce will be approximately 30 minutes and involve interactive songs,…

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

May 30 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Need help getting started using one of our creative work stations? Perhaps you have a project started but you need some trouble shooting on a piece of equipment or software? Let us help you figure it out. Book one-on-one time with a 4th Floor Staffer and get the focused dedicated help you need to start, fix or finish your project! 4th Floor One-on-One Assistance is on a topic of your choice. Options include: 3D printing, 3D design, Adobe Creative Cloud, Laser…

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Duplo Freeplay

May 31 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Friday, repeating until October 7, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Bring your little engineers to the Downtown Branch of the Chattanooga Public Library and join us at 11:00 a.m. every Friday morning for Duplo Freeplay, in the Children's Department on the 2nd Floor! During this hour, we will pull out all the Duplo blocks and go crazy with creation! Don't worry if you can't stay for the entire hour. This is a drop-in program! Duplo Freeplay is for ages 3 - 5. No Registration Required.

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June 2019

Baby Bounce

June 1 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until October 8, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Please join us for Baby Bounce, an exciting program in Chattanooga for parents and caregivers of tiny tots aged 1 day to 18 months. With your baby on your lap, together we'll sing and play and begin the fascinating and lifelong journey of joyful learning. Join us at the downtown branch on Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10am. The class is free and no registration is required. MORE ABOUT BABY BOUNCE Baby Bounce will be approximately 30 minutes and involve interactive songs,…

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Silk & Shades – Silk Painting Class

June 1 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Free Sold out

Join silk artist Claire Vassort to learn how to paint silk banners that will be displayed on the 1st floor of the downtown branch of the Chattanooga Public Library. Flying birds and leaves will be the main theme of the exhibit. Classes are 3 hours long and completely free, but you must register. Registration opens April 6th. Classes are for ages 7 and up. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Please register for both…

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Toddler Time

June 1 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until October 8, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Toddler Time is a weekly action-packed learning event for children ages 18 months to 36 months and their accompanying adult. Toddlers and their care-givers will learn new songs, rhymes and finger-plays, share books and make new friends. Registration is not required. Please join us every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 11 am at the Downtown Branch. Location: Downtown Age Level: Kids

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CRAFT-A-NOOGA Kids

June 1 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Saturday, repeating until August 3, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Are you feeling crafty?  Explore your creative side with exciting art projects and fun crafts.  This program is for children ages 3-8, but younger children may attend, if accompanied by an adult.  Join us every Saturday from 3pm until 4pm at the Downtown branch on the 2nd Floor! Location: Downtown 2nd floor Age Level: Kids

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Baby Bounce

June 3 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Monday, repeating until October 3, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Please join us for Baby Bounce, an exciting program in Chattanooga for parents and caregivers of tiny tots aged 1 day to 18 months. With your baby on your lap, together we'll sing and play and begin the fascinating and lifelong journey of joyful learning. Join us at the downtown branch on Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10am. The class is free and no registration is required. MORE ABOUT BABY BOUNCE Baby Bounce will be approximately 30 minutes and involve interactive songs,…

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Signing Storytime

June 3 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Monday, repeating until May 25, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us each Monday morning at the Downtown Branch at 10:30 for Signing Storytime with your child, ages 0-5! Learn and practice new signs each week with us through songs and stories. Signing is fun for the whole family and gives your child a head start in language and literacy. Adding sign language to your child's daily communication will not only relieve communication frustration between child and caregiver but is also proven to expand vocabulary and promote early literacy.

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AWESOME AUTHORS

June 3 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Monday, repeating until July 22, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for Awesome Authors from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. pm on Mondays, June 3-July 22! Each week, we will be exploring a different author’s works through stories, games and crafts. Join us on the 2nd Floor - no registration required. Ages: 3-7

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Adulting 101

June 3 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Monday, repeating until July 22, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Being an adult is hard! Every week come and learn a new life skill that will make the transition into adulthood much easier! June 3 - How to Organize Your Life! June 10 - Cooking Basics and Nutrition...(it's okay to be basic!) June 17 - Home and Life Repairs June 24 - Web and Internet Safety July 1 - Fast and the Furious Light: Car Maintenance July 8 - Cash Money Honey: Let's Talk About Finances July 15 - Safety…

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Preschool Music & Movement

June 4 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Jump, wiggle, dance and jiggle! Explore music through song, dance and play. Get moving with shaky eggs, scarves, parachute, and more! Join us at the Downtown Library on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 and you can bet your preschooler will be moving to the beat! Ages 3-5. Music is fun for children and is a great way to get them ready to read. Singing breaks down words into syllables so they are easier to distinguish and increases vocabulary. Playing musical instruments enhances memory and the ability…

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Toddler Time

June 4 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until October 4, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Toddler Time is a weekly action-packed informal learning program for children ages 18 months to 36 months and their accompanying adult. Toddlers and their care-givers will learn new songs, rhymes and finger-plays, share books and make new friends. Registration is not required. Please join us every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 11 am at the Downtown Branch. Location: Downtown Age Level: Kids

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

June 4 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Need help getting started using one of our creative work stations? Perhaps you have a project started but you need some trouble shooting on a piece of equipment or software? Let us help you figure it out. Book one-on-one time with a 4th Floor Staffer and get the focused dedicated help you need to start, fix or finish your project! 4th Floor One-on-One Assistance is on a topic of your choice. Options include: 3D printing, 3D design, Adobe Creative Cloud, Laser…

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Teen Tech Tuesdays

June 4 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for creative, hands-on programs using the latest and greatest tech at the library! Tinker with cameras, lighting, robotics, music production, 3D printing and much more! We will meet on the 2nd Floor every week at 2:00 to begin our tech filled adventure that will lead us in an exploration of the technology on the other floors of the Downtown Public Library!        

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Yoga Storytime

June 4 @ 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join the Main library for the Best Summer Ever at our Make. Play. Read. Learn. program, Yoga Storytime, from 3:00 to 3:45 pm on Tuesdays from June 4th to July 23rd. Come explore stories through yoga and movement! Work on strength, coordination, and balance while having fun with books, music, games, and yoga. This fun and engaging program will help kids make literacy connections while telling stories with body shapes. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel; a limited number…

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Paws to Read @ The Library!

June 4 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until November 1, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Do you love dogs?  Cats?  Ferrets or donkeys?  We do!  Guess what else we like here at the Chattanooga Public Library!  Reading, that's right!  And it's not only us.  All the animals at McKamey Animal Shelter love reading too.  Come join us at 4pm at the downtown library every first and third Tuesday to read to a shelter animal!  Make a new friend, improve your reading skills while improving the lives of each and every animal that would love to see you.…

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Preschool Storytime

June 5 @ 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until October 5, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Nurture your child's love of books and the public library while having a great time!  Have fun with your child by engaging in stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, crafts and so much more. Join us on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 at the Chattanooga Public Library's Downtown branch. This program is geared towards children ages 3 to 5 years old accompanied by their favorite adult. Location: Downtown 2nd floor Age Level: Kids

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

June 5 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Need help getting started using one of our creative work stations? Perhaps you have a project started but you need some trouble shooting on a piece of equipment or software? Let us help you figure it out. Book one-on-one time with a 4th Floor Staffer and get the focused dedicated help you need to start, fix or finish your project! 4th Floor One-on-One Assistance is on a topic of your choice. Options include: 3D printing, 3D design, Adobe Creative Cloud, Laser…

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ARTrageous!

June 5 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for ARTrageous! Every week during the summer we will try our hand at a new technique and we’ll make a beautiful work of art. Wednesdays 2:00 to 3:00 pm, Downtown, 2nd Floor. No registration required - Ages: 3-7

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Baby Bounce

June 6 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until October 8, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Please join us for Baby Bounce, an exciting program in Chattanooga for parents and caregivers of tiny tots aged 1 day to 18 months. With your baby on your lap, together we'll sing and play and begin the fascinating and lifelong journey of joyful learning. Join us at the downtown branch on Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10am. The class is free and no registration is required. MORE ABOUT BABY BOUNCE Baby Bounce will be approximately 30 minutes and involve interactive songs,…

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

June 6 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Need help getting started using one of our creative work stations? Perhaps you have a project started but you need some trouble shooting on a piece of equipment or software? Let us help you figure it out. Book one-on-one time with a 4th Floor Staffer and get the focused dedicated help you need to start, fix or finish your project! 4th Floor One-on-One Assistance is on a topic of your choice. Options include: 3D printing, 3D design, Adobe Creative Cloud, Laser…

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GAME TIME!

June 6 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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No technology here! Each week we will be playing new and classic table games for an hour full of old-school fun. Board games are not only a fun way to make new friends and spend an afternoon, they are full of hidden learning. Don’t miss it! Thursdays at 2:00, Downtown Library, 2nd Floor. No registration required - Ages: 3-7

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Duplo Freeplay

June 7 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Friday, repeating until October 7, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Bring your little engineers to the Downtown Branch of the Chattanooga Public Library and join us at 11:00 a.m. every Friday morning for Duplo Freeplay, in the Children's Department on the 2nd Floor! During this hour, we will pull out all the Duplo blocks and go crazy with creation! Don't worry if you can't stay for the entire hour. This is a drop-in program! Duplo Freeplay is for ages 3 - 5. No Registration Required.

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CARDBOARD CORRAL

June 7 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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We will be making amazing cardboard creations. Let Mr. Tyler inspire you or do your own thing, but don’t forget your creativity! Fridays from 2:00-3:00 p.m., Downtown Library, 2nd Floor. No registration required - Ages: 3-7

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Baby Bounce

June 8 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until October 8, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Please join us for Baby Bounce, an exciting program in Chattanooga for parents and caregivers of tiny tots aged 1 day to 18 months. With your baby on your lap, together we'll sing and play and begin the fascinating and lifelong journey of joyful learning. Join us at the downtown branch on Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10am. The class is free and no registration is required. MORE ABOUT BABY BOUNCE Baby Bounce will be approximately 30 minutes and involve interactive songs,…

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Silk & Shades – Silk Painting Class

June 8 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Free Sold out

Join silk artist Claire Vassort to learn how to paint silk banners that will be displayed on the 1st floor of the downtown branch of the Chattanooga Public Library. Flying birds and leaves will be the main theme of the exhibit. Classes are 3 hours long and completely free, but you must register. Registration opens April 6th. Classes are for ages 7 and up. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Please register for both…

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Toddler Time

June 8 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until October 8, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Toddler Time is a weekly action-packed learning event for children ages 18 months to 36 months and their accompanying adult. Toddlers and their care-givers will learn new songs, rhymes and finger-plays, share books and make new friends. Registration is not required. Please join us every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 11 am at the Downtown Branch. Location: Downtown Age Level: Kids

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Worldwide Knit in Public Day! (WWKIPD) at Main Library

June 8 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Celebrate World-Wide Knit in Public Day (WWKIPD) at the Chattanooga Library! We will have two workshops/activities on the 4th Floor from 1-3pm. Join us! Sit-In with a Knit-In! Whether you are a beginner or have knitted for years, come join us on June 8th.  All are welcome!  Bring your projects, your imagination, and let's get crafty!      T-Shirt Yarn Want to clean out your closet and make something useful at the same time? Now you can! We'll teach you how to…

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CRAFT-A-NOOGA Kids

June 8 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Saturday, repeating until August 3, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Are you feeling crafty?  Explore your creative side with exciting art projects and fun crafts.  This program is for children ages 3-8, but younger children may attend, if accompanied by an adult.  Join us every Saturday from 3pm until 4pm at the Downtown branch on the 2nd Floor! Location: Downtown 2nd floor Age Level: Kids

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Baby Bounce

June 10 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Monday, repeating until October 3, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Please join us for Baby Bounce, an exciting program in Chattanooga for parents and caregivers of tiny tots aged 1 day to 18 months. With your baby on your lap, together we'll sing and play and begin the fascinating and lifelong journey of joyful learning. Join us at the downtown branch on Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10am. The class is free and no registration is required. MORE ABOUT BABY BOUNCE Baby Bounce will be approximately 30 minutes and involve interactive songs,…

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Signing Storytime

June 10 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Monday, repeating until May 25, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us each Monday morning at the Downtown Branch at 10:30 for Signing Storytime with your child, ages 0-5! Learn and practice new signs each week with us through songs and stories. Signing is fun for the whole family and gives your child a head start in language and literacy. Adding sign language to your child's daily communication will not only relieve communication frustration between child and caregiver but is also proven to expand vocabulary and promote early literacy.

Find out more »

AWESOME AUTHORS

June 10 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Monday, repeating until July 22, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for Awesome Authors from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. pm on Mondays, June 3-July 22! Each week, we will be exploring a different author’s works through stories, games and crafts. Join us on the 2nd Floor - no registration required. Ages: 3-7

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Adulting 101

June 10 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Monday, repeating until July 22, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Being an adult is hard! Every week come and learn a new life skill that will make the transition into adulthood much easier! June 3 - How to Organize Your Life! June 10 - Cooking Basics and Nutrition...(it's okay to be basic!) June 17 - Home and Life Repairs June 24 - Web and Internet Safety July 1 - Fast and the Furious Light: Car Maintenance July 8 - Cash Money Honey: Let's Talk About Finances July 15 - Safety…

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Preschool Music & Movement

June 11 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Jump, wiggle, dance and jiggle! Explore music through song, dance and play. Get moving with shaky eggs, scarves, parachute, and more! Join us at the Downtown Library on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 and you can bet your preschooler will be moving to the beat! Ages 3-5. Music is fun for children and is a great way to get them ready to read. Singing breaks down words into syllables so they are easier to distinguish and increases vocabulary. Playing musical instruments enhances memory and the ability…

Find out more »

Toddler Time

June 11 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until October 4, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Toddler Time is a weekly action-packed informal learning program for children ages 18 months to 36 months and their accompanying adult. Toddlers and their care-givers will learn new songs, rhymes and finger-plays, share books and make new friends. Registration is not required. Please join us every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 11 am at the Downtown Branch. Location: Downtown Age Level: Kids

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

June 11 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Need help getting started using one of our creative work stations? Perhaps you have a project started but you need some trouble shooting on a piece of equipment or software? Let us help you figure it out. Book one-on-one time with a 4th Floor Staffer and get the focused dedicated help you need to start, fix or finish your project! 4th Floor One-on-One Assistance is on a topic of your choice. Options include: 3D printing, 3D design, Adobe Creative Cloud, Laser…

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Teen Tech Tuesdays

June 11 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for creative, hands-on programs using the latest and greatest tech at the library! Tinker with cameras, lighting, robotics, music production, 3D printing and much more! We will meet on the 2nd Floor every week at 2:00 to begin our tech filled adventure that will lead us in an exploration of the technology on the other floors of the Downtown Public Library!        

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Yoga Storytime

June 11 @ 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join the Main library for the Best Summer Ever at our Make. Play. Read. Learn. program, Yoga Storytime, from 3:00 to 3:45 pm on Tuesdays from June 4th to July 23rd. Come explore stories through yoga and movement! Work on strength, coordination, and balance while having fun with books, music, games, and yoga. This fun and engaging program will help kids make literacy connections while telling stories with body shapes. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel; a limited number…

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Preschool Storytime

June 12 @ 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until October 5, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Nurture your child's love of books and the public library while having a great time!  Have fun with your child by engaging in stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, crafts and so much more. Join us on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 at the Chattanooga Public Library's Downtown branch. This program is geared towards children ages 3 to 5 years old accompanied by their favorite adult. Location: Downtown 2nd floor Age Level: Kids

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

June 12 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Need help getting started using one of our creative work stations? Perhaps you have a project started but you need some trouble shooting on a piece of equipment or software? Let us help you figure it out. Book one-on-one time with a 4th Floor Staffer and get the focused dedicated help you need to start, fix or finish your project! 4th Floor One-on-One Assistance is on a topic of your choice. Options include: 3D printing, 3D design, Adobe Creative Cloud, Laser…

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ARTrageous!

June 12 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for ARTrageous! Every week during the summer we will try our hand at a new technique and we’ll make a beautiful work of art. Wednesdays 2:00 to 3:00 pm, Downtown, 2nd Floor. No registration required - Ages: 3-7

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Art Factory

June 12 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on June 26, 2019 at 2:00 PM

One event on July 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM

One event on July 24, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for this hands-on art class and leave with knowledge and your very own masterpiece! Each class we will start with an exploration of a famous artist's work and technique, and then use our exploration as inspiration to create our own works of art. All materials will be provided!   June 12 - Exploration of Kehinde Wiley and Modern Portraits     June 26- Exploration of Jackson Pollock and Abstract Expressionism     July 10- Exploration of Banksy and…

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Baby Bounce

June 13 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until October 8, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Please join us for Baby Bounce, an exciting program in Chattanooga for parents and caregivers of tiny tots aged 1 day to 18 months. With your baby on your lap, together we'll sing and play and begin the fascinating and lifelong journey of joyful learning. Join us at the downtown branch on Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10am. The class is free and no registration is required. MORE ABOUT BABY BOUNCE Baby Bounce will be approximately 30 minutes and involve interactive songs,…

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

June 13 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Need help getting started using one of our creative work stations? Perhaps you have a project started but you need some trouble shooting on a piece of equipment or software? Let us help you figure it out. Book one-on-one time with a 4th Floor Staffer and get the focused dedicated help you need to start, fix or finish your project! 4th Floor One-on-One Assistance is on a topic of your choice. Options include: 3D printing, 3D design, Adobe Creative Cloud, Laser…

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GAME TIME!

June 13 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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No technology here! Each week we will be playing new and classic table games for an hour full of old-school fun. Board games are not only a fun way to make new friends and spend an afternoon, they are full of hidden learning. Don’t miss it! Thursdays at 2:00, Downtown Library, 2nd Floor. No registration required - Ages: 3-7

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Duplo Freeplay

June 14 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Friday, repeating until October 7, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Bring your little engineers to the Downtown Branch of the Chattanooga Public Library and join us at 11:00 a.m. every Friday morning for Duplo Freeplay, in the Children's Department on the 2nd Floor! During this hour, we will pull out all the Duplo blocks and go crazy with creation! Don't worry if you can't stay for the entire hour. This is a drop-in program! Duplo Freeplay is for ages 3 - 5. No Registration Required.

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CARDBOARD CORRAL

June 14 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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We will be making amazing cardboard creations. Let Mr. Tyler inspire you or do your own thing, but don’t forget your creativity! Fridays from 2:00-3:00 p.m., Downtown Library, 2nd Floor. No registration required - Ages: 3-7

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Baby Bounce

June 15 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until October 8, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Please join us for Baby Bounce, an exciting program in Chattanooga for parents and caregivers of tiny tots aged 1 day to 18 months. With your baby on your lap, together we'll sing and play and begin the fascinating and lifelong journey of joyful learning. Join us at the downtown branch on Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10am. The class is free and no registration is required. MORE ABOUT BABY BOUNCE Baby Bounce will be approximately 30 minutes and involve interactive songs,…

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Toddler Time

June 15 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until October 8, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Toddler Time is a weekly action-packed learning event for children ages 18 months to 36 months and their accompanying adult. Toddlers and their care-givers will learn new songs, rhymes and finger-plays, share books and make new friends. Registration is not required. Please join us every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 11 am at the Downtown Branch. Location: Downtown Age Level: Kids

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Screenprinting & Snacks for Teens

June 15 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until June 15, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Free

Join the 4th Floor for Screenprinting and Snacks for Teens. Come learn how to screenprint your own shirts or backpack! Materials will be provided and you can choose to make either a t-shirt or backpack at this month’s session with a variety of screens to choose from. Program is for ages 12-18. Registration is recommended for guaranteed spot.

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CRAFT-A-NOOGA Kids

June 15 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Saturday, repeating until August 3, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Are you feeling crafty?  Explore your creative side with exciting art projects and fun crafts.  This program is for children ages 3-8, but younger children may attend, if accompanied by an adult.  Join us every Saturday from 3pm until 4pm at the Downtown branch on the 2nd Floor! Location: Downtown 2nd floor Age Level: Kids

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Baby Bounce

June 17 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Monday, repeating until October 3, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Please join us for Baby Bounce, an exciting program in Chattanooga for parents and caregivers of tiny tots aged 1 day to 18 months. With your baby on your lap, together we'll sing and play and begin the fascinating and lifelong journey of joyful learning. Join us at the downtown branch on Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10am. The class is free and no registration is required. MORE ABOUT BABY BOUNCE Baby Bounce will be approximately 30 minutes and involve interactive songs,…

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Signing Storytime

June 17 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Monday, repeating until May 25, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us each Monday morning at the Downtown Branch at 10:30 for Signing Storytime with your child, ages 0-5! Learn and practice new signs each week with us through songs and stories. Signing is fun for the whole family and gives your child a head start in language and literacy. Adding sign language to your child's daily communication will not only relieve communication frustration between child and caregiver but is also proven to expand vocabulary and promote early literacy.

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AWESOME AUTHORS

June 17 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Monday, repeating until July 22, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for Awesome Authors from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. pm on Mondays, June 3-July 22! Each week, we will be exploring a different author’s works through stories, games and crafts. Join us on the 2nd Floor - no registration required. Ages: 3-7

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Adulting 101

June 17 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Monday, repeating until July 22, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Being an adult is hard! Every week come and learn a new life skill that will make the transition into adulthood much easier! June 3 - How to Organize Your Life! June 10 - Cooking Basics and Nutrition...(it's okay to be basic!) June 17 - Home and Life Repairs June 24 - Web and Internet Safety July 1 - Fast and the Furious Light: Car Maintenance July 8 - Cash Money Honey: Let's Talk About Finances July 15 - Safety…

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Preschool Music & Movement

June 18 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Jump, wiggle, dance and jiggle! Explore music through song, dance and play. Get moving with shaky eggs, scarves, parachute, and more! Join us at the Downtown Library on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 and you can bet your preschooler will be moving to the beat! Ages 3-5. Music is fun for children and is a great way to get them ready to read. Singing breaks down words into syllables so they are easier to distinguish and increases vocabulary. Playing musical instruments enhances memory and the ability…

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Toddler Time

June 18 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until October 4, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Toddler Time is a weekly action-packed informal learning program for children ages 18 months to 36 months and their accompanying adult. Toddlers and their care-givers will learn new songs, rhymes and finger-plays, share books and make new friends. Registration is not required. Please join us every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 11 am at the Downtown Branch. Location: Downtown Age Level: Kids

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

June 18 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Need help getting started using one of our creative work stations? Perhaps you have a project started but you need some trouble shooting on a piece of equipment or software? Let us help you figure it out. Book one-on-one time with a 4th Floor Staffer and get the focused dedicated help you need to start, fix or finish your project! 4th Floor One-on-One Assistance is on a topic of your choice. Options include: 3D printing, 3D design, Adobe Creative Cloud, Laser…

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Teen Tech Tuesdays

June 18 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for creative, hands-on programs using the latest and greatest tech at the library! Tinker with cameras, lighting, robotics, music production, 3D printing and much more! We will meet on the 2nd Floor every week at 2:00 to begin our tech filled adventure that will lead us in an exploration of the technology on the other floors of the Downtown Public Library!        

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Yoga Storytime

June 18 @ 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join the Main library for the Best Summer Ever at our Make. Play. Read. Learn. program, Yoga Storytime, from 3:00 to 3:45 pm on Tuesdays from June 4th to July 23rd. Come explore stories through yoga and movement! Work on strength, coordination, and balance while having fun with books, music, games, and yoga. This fun and engaging program will help kids make literacy connections while telling stories with body shapes. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel; a limited number…

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Paws to Read

June 18 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until October 18, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Do you love dogs?  Cats?  Ferrets or donkeys?  We do!  Guess what else we like here at the Chattanooga Public Library!  Reading, that's right!  And it's not only us.  All the animals at McKamey Animal Shelter love reading too.  Come join us at the downtown library every first and third Tuesday from 4-5pm to read to a shelter animal!  Make a new friend, improve your reading skills while improving the lives of each and every animal that would love to see you.…

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Hamilton Flourishing Public Lecture

June 18 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until December 17, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Hamilton Flourishing's mission is to "engage, educate and empower all Hamilton County citizens with a commitment to first principles, chiefly: life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. We will encourage civility as we encounter issues relating to such areas as jobs, the family, government, education, opportunity and the least of these." A free public lecture will take place the third Tuesday of each month.  A question and answer session will follow.

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Preschool Storytime

June 19 @ 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until October 5, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Nurture your child's love of books and the public library while having a great time!  Have fun with your child by engaging in stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, crafts and so much more. Join us on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 at the Chattanooga Public Library's Downtown branch. This program is geared towards children ages 3 to 5 years old accompanied by their favorite adult. Location: Downtown 2nd floor Age Level: Kids

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IEEE Lunch and Learn

June 19 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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An overview of LEAN Six Sigma will be presented by Master Black Belt Rebecca Wilson.

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

June 19 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Need help getting started using one of our creative work stations? Perhaps you have a project started but you need some trouble shooting on a piece of equipment or software? Let us help you figure it out. Book one-on-one time with a 4th Floor Staffer and get the focused dedicated help you need to start, fix or finish your project! 4th Floor One-on-One Assistance is on a topic of your choice. Options include: 3D printing, 3D design, Adobe Creative Cloud, Laser…

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ARTrageous!

June 19 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for ARTrageous! Every week during the summer we will try our hand at a new technique and we’ll make a beautiful work of art. Wednesdays 2:00 to 3:00 pm, Downtown, 2nd Floor. No registration required - Ages: 3-7

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MPRL: Soccer at Miller Park with Operation Get Active

June 19 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join the Downtown library at Miller Park for the Best Summer Ever at our Make. Play. Read. Learn program, Games in the Park, from 2 to 3 pm on Wednesday, June 19th!   We will be partnering with Operation Get Active Chattanooga to bring Giant Inflatable Soccer to Miller Park! Take to the Field and show us what you've got! Kick-off starts at 2 pm. Have a blast while you earn MPRL points for prizes all summer long! Our libraries will be jam-packed with activities all summer to…

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Baby Bounce

June 20 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until October 8, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Please join us for Baby Bounce, an exciting program in Chattanooga for parents and caregivers of tiny tots aged 1 day to 18 months. With your baby on your lap, together we'll sing and play and begin the fascinating and lifelong journey of joyful learning. Join us at the downtown branch on Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10am. The class is free and no registration is required. MORE ABOUT BABY BOUNCE Baby Bounce will be approximately 30 minutes and involve interactive songs,…

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

June 20 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Need help getting started using one of our creative work stations? Perhaps you have a project started but you need some trouble shooting on a piece of equipment or software? Let us help you figure it out. Book one-on-one time with a 4th Floor Staffer and get the focused dedicated help you need to start, fix or finish your project! 4th Floor One-on-One Assistance is on a topic of your choice. Options include: 3D printing, 3D design, Adobe Creative Cloud, Laser…

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GAME TIME!

June 20 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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No technology here! Each week we will be playing new and classic table games for an hour full of old-school fun. Board games are not only a fun way to make new friends and spend an afternoon, they are full of hidden learning. Don’t miss it! Thursdays at 2:00, Downtown Library, 2nd Floor. No registration required - Ages: 3-7

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Zines & Za

June 20 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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One event on June 27, 2019 at 4:00 PM

One event on July 11, 2019 at 4:00 PM

One event on July 25, 2019 at 4:00 PM

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Come to the 4th Floor and learn how to make your very own zine and enjoy some free pizza!

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Duplo Freeplay

June 21 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Friday, repeating until October 7, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Bring your little engineers to the Downtown Branch of the Chattanooga Public Library and join us at 11:00 a.m. every Friday morning for Duplo Freeplay, in the Children's Department on the 2nd Floor! During this hour, we will pull out all the Duplo blocks and go crazy with creation! Don't worry if you can't stay for the entire hour. This is a drop-in program! Duplo Freeplay is for ages 3 - 5. No Registration Required.

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CARDBOARD CORRAL

June 21 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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We will be making amazing cardboard creations. Let Mr. Tyler inspire you or do your own thing, but don’t forget your creativity! Fridays from 2:00-3:00 p.m., Downtown Library, 2nd Floor. No registration required - Ages: 3-7

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Baby Bounce

June 22 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until October 8, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Please join us for Baby Bounce, an exciting program in Chattanooga for parents and caregivers of tiny tots aged 1 day to 18 months. With your baby on your lap, together we'll sing and play and begin the fascinating and lifelong journey of joyful learning. Join us at the downtown branch on Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10am. The class is free and no registration is required. MORE ABOUT BABY BOUNCE Baby Bounce will be approximately 30 minutes and involve interactive songs,…

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Silk & Shades – Silk Painting Class

June 22 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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One event on May 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Free Sold out

Join silk artist Claire Vassort to learn how to paint silk banners that will be displayed on the 1st floor of the downtown branch of the Chattanooga Public Library. Flying birds and leaves will be the main theme of the exhibit. Classes are 3 hours long and completely free, but you must register. Registration opens April 6th. Classes are for ages 7 and up. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Please register for both…

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Toddler Time

June 22 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until October 8, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Toddler Time is a weekly action-packed learning event for children ages 18 months to 36 months and their accompanying adult. Toddlers and their care-givers will learn new songs, rhymes and finger-plays, share books and make new friends. Registration is not required. Please join us every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 11 am at the Downtown Branch. Location: Downtown Age Level: Kids

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CRAFT-A-NOOGA Kids

June 22 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Saturday, repeating until August 3, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Are you feeling crafty?  Explore your creative side with exciting art projects and fun crafts.  This program is for children ages 3-8, but younger children may attend, if accompanied by an adult.  Join us every Saturday from 3pm until 4pm at the Downtown branch on the 2nd Floor! Location: Downtown 2nd floor Age Level: Kids

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Baby Bounce

June 24 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Monday, repeating until October 3, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Please join us for Baby Bounce, an exciting program in Chattanooga for parents and caregivers of tiny tots aged 1 day to 18 months. With your baby on your lap, together we'll sing and play and begin the fascinating and lifelong journey of joyful learning. Join us at the downtown branch on Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10am. The class is free and no registration is required. MORE ABOUT BABY BOUNCE Baby Bounce will be approximately 30 minutes and involve interactive songs,…

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Signing Storytime

June 24 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Monday, repeating until May 25, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us each Monday morning at the Downtown Branch at 10:30 for Signing Storytime with your child, ages 0-5! Learn and practice new signs each week with us through songs and stories. Signing is fun for the whole family and gives your child a head start in language and literacy. Adding sign language to your child's daily communication will not only relieve communication frustration between child and caregiver but is also proven to expand vocabulary and promote early literacy.

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AWESOME AUTHORS

June 24 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Monday, repeating until July 22, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for Awesome Authors from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. pm on Mondays, June 3-July 22! Each week, we will be exploring a different author’s works through stories, games and crafts. Join us on the 2nd Floor - no registration required. Ages: 3-7

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Adulting 101

June 24 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Monday, repeating until July 22, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Being an adult is hard! Every week come and learn a new life skill that will make the transition into adulthood much easier! June 3 - How to Organize Your Life! June 10 - Cooking Basics and Nutrition...(it's okay to be basic!) June 17 - Home and Life Repairs June 24 - Web and Internet Safety July 1 - Fast and the Furious Light: Car Maintenance July 8 - Cash Money Honey: Let's Talk About Finances July 15 - Safety…

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Preschool Music & Movement

June 25 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Jump, wiggle, dance and jiggle! Explore music through song, dance and play. Get moving with shaky eggs, scarves, parachute, and more! Join us at the Downtown Library on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 and you can bet your preschooler will be moving to the beat! Ages 3-5. Music is fun for children and is a great way to get them ready to read. Singing breaks down words into syllables so they are easier to distinguish and increases vocabulary. Playing musical instruments enhances memory and the ability…

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Toddler Time

June 25 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until October 4, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Toddler Time is a weekly action-packed informal learning program for children ages 18 months to 36 months and their accompanying adult. Toddlers and their care-givers will learn new songs, rhymes and finger-plays, share books and make new friends. Registration is not required. Please join us every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 11 am at the Downtown Branch. Location: Downtown Age Level: Kids

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

June 25 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Need help getting started using one of our creative work stations? Perhaps you have a project started but you need some trouble shooting on a piece of equipment or software? Let us help you figure it out. Book one-on-one time with a 4th Floor Staffer and get the focused dedicated help you need to start, fix or finish your project! 4th Floor One-on-One Assistance is on a topic of your choice. Options include: 3D printing, 3D design, Adobe Creative Cloud, Laser…

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Teen Tech Tuesdays

June 25 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for creative, hands-on programs using the latest and greatest tech at the library! Tinker with cameras, lighting, robotics, music production, 3D printing and much more! We will meet on the 2nd Floor every week at 2:00 to begin our tech filled adventure that will lead us in an exploration of the technology on the other floors of the Downtown Public Library!        

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Yoga Storytime

June 25 @ 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until July 23, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join the Main library for the Best Summer Ever at our Make. Play. Read. Learn. program, Yoga Storytime, from 3:00 to 3:45 pm on Tuesdays from June 4th to July 23rd. Come explore stories through yoga and movement! Work on strength, coordination, and balance while having fun with books, music, games, and yoga. This fun and engaging program will help kids make literacy connections while telling stories with body shapes. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel; a limited number…

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Preschool Storytime

June 26 @ 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until October 5, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Nurture your child's love of books and the public library while having a great time!  Have fun with your child by engaging in stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, crafts and so much more. Join us on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 at the Chattanooga Public Library's Downtown branch. This program is geared towards children ages 3 to 5 years old accompanied by their favorite adult. Location: Downtown 2nd floor Age Level: Kids

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

June 26 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Need help getting started using one of our creative work stations? Perhaps you have a project started but you need some trouble shooting on a piece of equipment or software? Let us help you figure it out. Book one-on-one time with a 4th Floor Staffer and get the focused dedicated help you need to start, fix or finish your project! 4th Floor One-on-One Assistance is on a topic of your choice. Options include: 3D printing, 3D design, Adobe Creative Cloud, Laser…

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ARTrageous!

June 26 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for ARTrageous! Every week during the summer we will try our hand at a new technique and we’ll make a beautiful work of art. Wednesdays 2:00 to 3:00 pm, Downtown, 2nd Floor. No registration required - Ages: 3-7

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Art Factory

June 26 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on June 26, 2019 at 2:00 PM

One event on July 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM

One event on July 24, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for this hands-on art class and leave with knowledge and your very own masterpiece! Each class we will start with an exploration of a famous artist's work and technique, and then use our exploration as inspiration to create our own works of art. All materials will be provided!   June 12 - Exploration of Kehinde Wiley and Modern Portraits     June 26- Exploration of Jackson Pollock and Abstract Expressionism     July 10- Exploration of Banksy and…

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Baby Bounce

June 27 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until October 8, 2022

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Please join us for Baby Bounce, an exciting program in Chattanooga for parents and caregivers of tiny tots aged 1 day to 18 months. With your baby on your lap, together we'll sing and play and begin the fascinating and lifelong journey of joyful learning. Join us at the downtown branch on Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10am. The class is free and no registration is required. MORE ABOUT BABY BOUNCE Baby Bounce will be approximately 30 minutes and involve interactive songs,…

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