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1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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September 2019

Duplo Freeplay

September 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

September 21 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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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

September 21 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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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

September 21 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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 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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Moms Demand Gun Sense in America

September 21 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 3:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until November 16, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America monthly meeting.  Join the Chattanooga chapter as we discuss ways to end the gun violence epidemic.

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Symphonic Tales presents: The Ugly Duckling

September 21 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us on Saturday, September 21, as we present The Ugly Duckling, retold by Rachel Isadora, paired with Camille Saint-Saëns’ “The Swan” from Carnival of the Animals, performed by Jenny Hibbard, cello and Tim Hink, piano. Games and crafts will follow this exciting performance.
Downtown Library, 2nd Floor, 3:00 p.m.

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Baby Bounce

September 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

September 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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Game On

September 23 @ 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

September 24 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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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

September 24 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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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

September 24 @ 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: Pin Cushions

September 24 @ 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until September 24, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Pin cushions are a sewing essential! This month, we'll show you how to make a variety of pin cushions for yourself and all your crafty friends. All ages are welcome, but those under 10 need an adult with them. Materials will be provided and no registration is required.

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Teen Podcasting Squad

September 24 @ 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

September 25 @ 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

September 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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Scrabble Club!

September 25 @ 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

September 25 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until September 25, 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. Sept. 11---Janken Contest! Learn How Serious Rock, Paper, Scissors is in Japan! Will you be the last one standing?  Sept.18---Sushi Making Class Learn the Art of Making Sushi while exploring the Japanese language!…

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Baby Bounce

September 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

September 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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Art-2-Tech

September 26 @ 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

September 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.

Find out more »

Baby Bounce

September 28 @ 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

September 28 @ 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: Calligraphy

September 28 @ 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 project each month. Materials will be provided and no registration is required.   This month, we're learning the basics of calligraphy! Come learn how to take your handwriting to a new level with modern calligraphy techniques.

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Sweaty Saturdays

September 28 @ 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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CRAFT-A-NOOGA Kids

September 28 @ 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

September 30 @ 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

September 30 @ 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

September 30 @ 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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October 2019

Preschool Music & Movement

October 1 @ 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

October 1 @ 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

October 1 @ 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!

October 1 @ 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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Sew What: Festive Fall Fiber Fixtures

October 1 @ 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until October 29, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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This month, we're celebrating Fall through a variety of festive projects.  By the end of the month, you'll have all the Fall decorations you'll ever need! All ages are welcome, but those under 10 need an adult. October 1st: Pleather Leaf Garland   October 8th: Stuffed Pumpkins  October 15th: Ghastly Ghost Mobiles  October 22nd: Sewn Tea Bags October 29th: Felted Acorns 

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Teen Book Club

October 1 @ 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

October 2 @ 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

October 2 @ 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!

October 2 @ 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

October 2 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until October 23, 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. October schedule details coming soon! This program is designed for ages 10-18. Registration is not required.

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Baby Bounce

October 3 @ 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,…

Find out more »

4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

October 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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Art-2-Tech

October 3 @ 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

October 4 @ 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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Silk & Shades Opening Reception – A First Friday Event

October 4 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Help us celebrate the completion of the Silk & Shades Project, led by Silk Artist Claire Vassort! You are invited to see the colorful banners created during this summer's series of silk painting workshops. A new public installation with the theme of flying birds and leaves will display everyone’s accomplishment in this community project.    Opening Reception will be held on the Downtown Library’s first floor. Light refreshments and beverages will be available. Everyone is welcome!   Program and event made…

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Baby Bounce

October 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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Toddler Time

October 5 @ 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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Fiber Arts Bash!

October 5 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Please join us for our annual Fiber Arts Bash on the 4th Floor of the Downtown Public Library! This year we will be exploring multiple styles of fiber arts including hammered leaf and flower prints on silk, crocheted Granny squares, sewing Eco-friendly reusable “paper” towels, DIY looms, and string art with the Riverbend Fiber Arts Guild. We will also be doing two workshops at 1:00 and 3:00 in which you can create your very own macrame wall-hanging! Please join us…

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Teen Movie and a Craft: Disney’s Aladdin

October 5 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us on the 2nd Floor on the 1st Saturday of every month for a Movie and Craft! October's movie will be the 2019 version of Disney's Aladdin, and it is rated PG. Aladdin is a lovable street urchin who meets Princess Jasmine, the beautiful daughter of the sultan of Agrabah. While visiting her exotic palace, Aladdin stumbles upon a magic oil lamp that unleashes a powerful, wisecracking, larger-than-life genie. As Aladdin and the genie start to become friends, they must…

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CRAFT-A-NOOGA Kids

October 5 @ 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

October 7 @ 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

October 7 @ 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

October 7 @ 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

October 8 @ 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

October 8 @ 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

October 8 @ 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: Festive Fall Fiber Fixtures

October 8 @ 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until October 29, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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This month, we're celebrating Fall through a variety of festive projects.  By the end of the month, you'll have all the Fall decorations you'll ever need! All ages are welcome, but those under 10 need an adult. October 1st: Pleather Leaf Garland   October 8th: Stuffed Pumpkins  October 15th: Ghastly Ghost Mobiles  October 22nd: Sewn Tea Bags October 29th: Felted Acorns 

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Teen Podcasting Squad

October 8 @ 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

October 9 @ 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

October 9 @ 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!

October 9 @ 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

October 9 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until October 23, 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. October schedule details coming soon! This program is designed for ages 10-18. Registration is not required.

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Baby Bounce

October 10 @ 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

October 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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Art-2-Tech

October 10 @ 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

October 11 @ 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

October 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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Toddler Time

October 12 @ 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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Cooking on 2: Apple Cinnamon Crepes

October 12 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Free

Join us for on the 2nd floor as we make delightful and delicate apple cinnamon crepes! We will be making our own crepes from scratch and filling them with homemade spiced apple filling. 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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CRAFT-A-NOOGA Kids

October 12 @ 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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Signing Storytime

October 14 @ 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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Preschool Music & Movement

October 15 @ 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

October 15 @ 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

October 15 @ 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
+ Google Map

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

October 15 @ 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: Festive Fall Fiber Fixtures

October 15 @ 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until October 29, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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This month, we're celebrating Fall through a variety of festive projects.  By the end of the month, you'll have all the Fall decorations you'll ever need! All ages are welcome, but those under 10 need an adult. October 1st: Pleather Leaf Garland   October 8th: Stuffed Pumpkins  October 15th: Ghastly Ghost Mobiles  October 22nd: Sewn Tea Bags October 29th: Felted Acorns 

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Hamilton Flourishing Public Lecture

October 15 @ 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

October 16 @ 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

October 16 @ 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
+ Google Map

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!

October 16 @ 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

October 16 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until October 23, 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. October schedule details coming soon! This program is designed for ages 10-18. Registration is not required.

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Baby Bounce

October 17 @ 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

October 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
+ Google Map

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

October 17 @ 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

October 18 @ 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

October 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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Toddler Time

October 19 @ 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
+ Google Map

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

October 19 @ 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
+ Google Map

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

October 21 @ 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

October 21 @ 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

October 21 @ 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

October 22 @ 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

October 22 @ 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

October 22 @ 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: Festive Fall Fiber Fixtures

October 22 @ 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until October 29, 2019

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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This month, we're celebrating Fall through a variety of festive projects.  By the end of the month, you'll have all the Fall decorations you'll ever need! All ages are welcome, but those under 10 need an adult. October 1st: Pleather Leaf Garland   October 8th: Stuffed Pumpkins  October 15th: Ghastly Ghost Mobiles  October 22nd: Sewn Tea Bags October 29th: Felted Acorns 

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Teen Podcasting Squad

October 22 @ 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

October 23 @ 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

October 23 @ 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!

October 23 @ 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

October 23 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until October 23, 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. October schedule details coming soon! This program is designed for ages 10-18. Registration is not required.

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