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Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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November 2019

Baby Bounce

November 18 @ 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

November 18 @ 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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Game On

November 18 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Monday, repeating until September 9, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Get your Game On every Monday from 5:00-6:00 on the 2nd Floor! During Game On we will be playing classic board games, card games, video games, and more. Snacks will be provided. We will have games and feel free to bring your own! Program is designed for Tweens and Teens ages 10-18.

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Preschool Music & Movement

November 19 @ 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

November 19 @ 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

November 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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Paws to Read

November 19 @ 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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Sew What: Quilted Pot Holders

November 19 @ 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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This month, we'll learn the basics of quilting by making pot holders! Pot holders useful addition to any kitchen, and would make a great gift, too! All ages and skill levels are welcome, but those under 10 need an adult.

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Hamilton Flourishing Public Lecture

November 19 @ 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

November 20 @ 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

November 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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Scrabble Club!

November 20 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for a weekly game of Scrabble! We will have Scrabble boards and dictionaries to share or you can bring your own.  

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Uniquely United Us

November 20 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us as we explore different cultures within the US that make us a uniquely united US. Every Wednesday we will play a game, learn a skill or craft, try a new food while language training, and hold discussions over dessert about issues experienced within the culture. This month, we will explore the culture of Thailand. During Wednesdays in November, we will play a game, celebrate a tradition, taste a diverse food from this country, and explore their newest "Rap…

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Baby Bounce

November 21 @ 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

November 21 @ 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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Art-2-Tech

November 21 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Artists have always used technology to explore new ways to express their creativity. During this teen program, we will explore many of the ways that technology has changed and influenced works of art throughout the ages, as well as create our very own tech-savvy works of art. We will investigate the artistic digital revolution through mixed media, photography, digital painting, animation, design, interactive art, and even robots that paint! Please join us on the 2nd Floor for Art-2-Tech and become a part of…

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Duplo Freeplay

November 22 @ 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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Baby Bounce

November 23 @ 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

November 23 @ 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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Sweaty Saturdays

November 23 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 28, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Come break a sweat with us (or just have some active fun!) on the 4th Saturday of every month on the 2nd Floor. Teens and tweens ages 10-18 will have the chance to run, dance, play a sport, or learn a new active skill from 2-4:00 pm.

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Symphonic Tales presents: Who’s in Rabbit’s House?

November 23 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us on Saturday, November 23, for an hour of fun, as we present Who’s in Rabbit’s House? a Masai Tale by Verna Aardema, accompanied by African drumming. The performance will be followed by games and crafts. Downtown Library, 2nd Floor, 3:00 p.m.

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Baby Bounce

November 25 @ 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

November 25 @ 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 »

Game On

November 25 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Monday, repeating until September 9, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Get your Game On every Monday from 5:00-6:00 on the 2nd Floor! During Game On we will be playing classic board games, card games, video games, and more. Snacks will be provided. We will have games and feel free to bring your own! Program is designed for Tweens and Teens ages 10-18.

Find out more »

Preschool Music & Movement

November 26 @ 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

November 26 @ 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

November 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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Sew What: Quilted Pot Holders

November 26 @ 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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This month, we'll learn the basics of quilting by making pot holders! Pot holders useful addition to any kitchen, and would make a great gift, too! All ages and skill levels are welcome, but those under 10 need an adult.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

November 27 @ 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

November 27 @ 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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Scrabble Club!

November 27 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for a weekly game of Scrabble! We will have Scrabble boards and dictionaries to share or you can bring your own.  

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Baby Bounce

November 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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Toddler Time

November 30 @ 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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Weekend Craft Club: Felt Wreaths

November 30 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Crafts aren't just for kids! In this adult-focused program, we'll make a useful craft each month. No registration is required and materials will be provided. This month, we're turning embroidery hoops into festive wreaths with felt shapes. This simple craft is sure to bring holiday spirit into your home!

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CRAFT-A-NOOGA Kids

November 30 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Saturday, repeating until May 30, 2020

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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December 2019

Baby Bounce

December 2 @ 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,…

Find out more »

Signing Storytime

December 2 @ 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 »

Game On

December 2 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Monday, repeating until September 9, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Get your Game On every Monday from 5:00-6:00 on the 2nd Floor! During Game On we will be playing classic board games, card games, video games, and more. Snacks will be provided. We will have games and feel free to bring your own! Program is designed for Tweens and Teens ages 10-18.

Find out more »

Preschool Music & Movement

December 3 @ 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

December 3 @ 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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Blue Skies Insurance and Retirement Seminar

December 3 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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One event on November 6, 2019 at 1:30 PM

One event on December 3, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Do you know of the changes to your Medicare Plan for 2020? Come to an educational event with the local MyMedicareGuy team to get the details.  RSVP at https://www.mymedicareguy.com/rsvp.html

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

December 3 @ 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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Paws to Read @ The Library!

December 3 @ 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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Teen Book Club

December 3 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Welcome to the Teen Book Club at the Downtown Library! At 5:00 pm on the 2nd Floor on the first Tuesday of every month through December, we'll be discussing Tomi Adeyemi's Young Adult novel, Children of Blood and Bone. Fans of world-building series like Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings---or any readers who like novels that explore the tough transitions teen characters experience as they become adults in a world that doesn't always make sense---will love this book. Check out…

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Preschool Storytime

December 4 @ 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

December 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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Scrabble Club!

December 4 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for a weekly game of Scrabble! We will have Scrabble boards and dictionaries to share or you can bring your own.  

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Uniquely United Us

December 4 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us as we explore different cultures within the US that make us a uniquely united US. Every Wednesday we will play a game, learn a skill or craft, try a new food while language training, and hold discussions over dessert about issues experienced within the culture. December schedule details coming soon! Program will not be held on December 18 or December 25. This program is designed for ages 10-18. Registration is not required.

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Baby Bounce

December 5 @ 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

December 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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Art-2-Tech

December 5 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Artists have always used technology to explore new ways to express their creativity. During this teen program, we will explore many of the ways that technology has changed and influenced works of art throughout the ages, as well as create our very own tech-savvy works of art. We will investigate the artistic digital revolution through mixed media, photography, digital painting, animation, design, interactive art, and even robots that paint! Please join us on the 2nd Floor for Art-2-Tech and become a part of…

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Duplo Freeplay

December 6 @ 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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Baby Bounce

December 7 @ 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

December 7 @ 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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Winter Film and Craft Fest

December 7 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Celebrate the holiday season on the 2nd Floor with a variety of family movies and a winter craft every Saturday in December at 2:00 pm. Craft supplies and popcorn provided. Dec. 7 Elf  (PG) After discovering he is a human, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole decides to travel to New York City to locate his real father. Dec.14 Home Alone (PG) An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he…

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CRAFT-A-NOOGA Kids

December 7 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Saturday, repeating until May 30, 2020

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

December 9 @ 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

December 9 @ 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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Game On

December 9 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Monday, repeating until September 9, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Get your Game On every Monday from 5:00-6:00 on the 2nd Floor! During Game On we will be playing classic board games, card games, video games, and more. Snacks will be provided. We will have games and feel free to bring your own! Program is designed for Tweens and Teens ages 10-18.

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Preschool Music & Movement

December 10 @ 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

December 10 @ 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

December 10 @ 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 Podcasting Squad

December 10 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2019

An event every month that begins at 5:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 12, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Have you dreamed about having your own podcast that can be shared with thousands of fans around the world? Are you curious about how to make your own podcast but have no clue where to begin? Join us for a brand series that will teach you the basics of podcasting! During this series, you will learn how to write material, record, and produce your very own podcast! The podcasting program will be held in The Studio on the 2nd Floor…

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Preschool Storytime

December 11 @ 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

December 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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Scrabble Club!

December 11 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for a weekly game of Scrabble! We will have Scrabble boards and dictionaries to share or you can bring your own.  

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Uniquely United Us

December 11 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us as we explore different cultures within the US that make us a uniquely united US. Every Wednesday we will play a game, learn a skill or craft, try a new food while language training, and hold discussions over dessert about issues experienced within the culture. December schedule details coming soon! Program will not be held on December 18 or December 25. This program is designed for ages 10-18. Registration is not required.

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Baby Bounce

December 12 @ 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

December 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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Art-2-Tech

December 12 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Artists have always used technology to explore new ways to express their creativity. During this teen program, we will explore many of the ways that technology has changed and influenced works of art throughout the ages, as well as create our very own tech-savvy works of art. We will investigate the artistic digital revolution through mixed media, photography, digital painting, animation, design, interactive art, and even robots that paint! Please join us on the 2nd Floor for Art-2-Tech and become a part of…

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Duplo Freeplay

December 13 @ 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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Baby Bounce

December 14 @ 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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Fair Housing Public Meeting

December 14 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Public meeting to review the draft of the City's Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice. The public will be informed of the results included in the report and will be able to provide comments.

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Toddler Time

December 14 @ 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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Winter Film and Craft Fest

December 14 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Celebrate the holiday season on the 2nd Floor with a variety of family movies and a winter craft every Saturday in December at 2:00 pm. Craft supplies and popcorn provided. Dec.14 Home Alone (PG) An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. Dec.21 The Polar Express  (G) On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on…

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CRAFT-A-NOOGA Kids

December 14 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Saturday, repeating until May 30, 2020

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

December 16 @ 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

December 16 @ 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 »

Preschool Music & Movement

December 17 @ 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

December 17 @ 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

December 17 @ 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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Paws to Read

December 17 @ 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

December 17 @ 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

December 18 @ 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

December 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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Cooking on 2: Decorated Sugar Cookies

December 18 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Free

***December's Cooking on 2 is moving to December 18, 2019. Join us on the 2nd floor as we make a yummy holiday treat---decorated sugar cookies. You will get to decorate your cookies with sprinkles and icing to put your own spin on this classic recipe. Discover your inner chef with the Flavor Lab---your only ticket to Flavor Town! This class is designed for ages 10-18. Registration is not required, but recommended.

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Scrabble Club!

December 18 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for a weekly game of Scrabble! We will have Scrabble boards and dictionaries to share or you can bring your own.  

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Baby Bounce

December 19 @ 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
+ Google Map

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

December 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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Duplo Freeplay

December 20 @ 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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Baby Bounce

December 21 @ 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

December 21 @ 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 and Snacks for Tweens and Teens

December 21 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until April 18, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join the 4th Floor for Screenprinting and Snacks for Teens. Come learn how to screenprint your own shirts! Materials will be provided and you can choose to make either a t-shirt at this month's session with a variety of screens to choose from. Program is for ages 12-18.  

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Winter Film and Craft Fest

December 21 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Celebrate the holiday season on the 2nd Floor with a variety of family movies and a winter craft every Saturday in December at 2:00 pm. Craft supplies and popcorn provided. Dec.21 The Polar Express  (G) On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. Dec.28 Abominable  (PG) Three teenagers must help a Yeti return to his family while avoiding a…

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CRAFT-A-NOOGA Kids

December 21 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Saturday, repeating until May 30, 2020

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

December 23 @ 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

December 23 @ 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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Baby Bounce

December 26 @ 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

December 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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Duplo Freeplay

December 27 @ 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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