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Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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January 2020

4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

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

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

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Scrabble Club!

January 29 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until August 26, 2020

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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Art Therapy for Teens

January 29 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

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

Join us for the therapeutic benefits of art-making. Reduce stress and anxiety, express yourself, learn new skills and meet new people. Groups will be facilitated by master's level art therapist Hannah Ligon.   For teens (ages 13-18) Group will meet in the 2nd Floor Alcove No reservation needed.

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Cooking Week: Details coming soon!

January 29 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 PM, repeating until January 30, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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The Flavor Lab will be taking you to Flavor Town all week long on the 2nd Floor! Chefs from ages 8-18 will learn new cooking skills and try new dishes Monday through Thursday this week. All materials provided.

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Baby Bounce

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

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

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

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

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

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Cooking Week: Details coming soon!

January 30 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 PM, repeating until January 30, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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The Flavor Lab will be taking you to Flavor Town all week long on the 2nd Floor! Chefs from ages 8-18 will learn new cooking skills and try new dishes Monday through Thursday this week. All materials provided.

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Duplo Freeplay

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

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

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Art Therapy for Adults

January 31 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Friday, repeating until January 31, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us for the therapeutic benefits of art-making. Reduce stress and anxiety, express yourself, learn new skills and meet new people. Group will be facilitated by master's level art therapist Hannah Ligon. Program is for adults 18+ and will be held in the 1st Floor Classroom. NOTE: SPOTS ARE LIMITED! Due to the size of our classroom, we ask that you reserve your spot. Click here to visit Eventbrite. Select a Date. Click "Tickets" next to the date you want…

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February 2020

Baby Bounce

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

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

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Toddler Time

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

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

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Sew What Saturday: Fiber Art Jewelry

February 1 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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This month, we're using a variety of fabric and fibers to create beads and jewelry. We'll make felted beads, fabric covered beads, embroidered statement necklaces, and more! Materials will be provided.

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African American Family Film Series: BHM Edition–Selma

February 1 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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In partnership with RISE Chattanooga, the 2nd Floor will screen a different family film at 2:00 pm each Saturday in February to celebrate Black History Month, along with a variety of other opportunities throughout the Downtown Branch for your entire family to learn more about Black History. February 1 – Selma February 8 – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse February 15 – Hidden Figures February 22 – The Princess and the Frog February 29 – Black Panther

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CRAFT-A-NOOGA Kids

February 1 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Saturday, repeating until 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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Moms Demand Gun Sense in America

February 1 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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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Baby Bounce

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

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

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Signing Storytime

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

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

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Genres Week: TikTok Drama

February 3 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us this week on the 2nd Floor to explore different ways to think about words and how we use them through projects and programs for people ages 10-18. TikToks--or any other short videos--are full of drama, so what is your tiny play saying about you or your life? We'll talk about our favorite short videos and why we like them, and maybe we'll be inspired to make our own!

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Toddler Time

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

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

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

February 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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Movie Matinees: Black History Month

February 4 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until February 25, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Celebrate Black History Month with our Movie Matinees series! This month, we are celebrating Black History Month by screening films with some of our favorite African-American actors and directors. Movies are every Tuesday in February at 2pm. February 4 - Black Panther (2018) February 11 - Madea's Family Funeral (2019) February 18 - Creed (2015) February 25 - Crooklyn by Spike Lee (1994) Program is free and movie style popcorn will be served!

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Paws to Read @ The Library!

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

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

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Sew What: Fiber Embellishments

February 4 @ 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until February 25, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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This month, we're learning techniques for embellishing fabric. From applying snaps and studs to leather, to decorating fabric with sequins, buttons, and beads, this series is all about adding the finishing touches to your sewing projects. The last class of the month will meet on the 2nd floor for a lesson on the history on Mardi Gras Indians and their elaborate, hand-beaded costumes. Feb 4th: Snaps and Studs Feb 11th: Sequins and Sparkles  Feb 18: Beads and Buttons  Feb 25:…

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Genres Week: Hip-Hop History

February 4 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us this week on the 2nd Floor to explore different ways to think about words and how we use them through projects and programs for people ages 10-18. Jazz and oratory traditions are the root of Hip-Hop, and there's more fire in those old lyrics than you might expect! Learn about some old school lyrics and talk about some new school rhymes, too, and maybe try writing your own lines, too.

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Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Free Health Screenings!

February 5 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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One event on March 18, 2020 at 12:00 PM

One event on April 1, 2020 at 12:00 PM

One event on April 6, 2020 at 12:00 PM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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The UTC Nursing Department will be administering FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS at the downtown library. This is a confidential screening in which BMI, blood pressure, blood sugar, balance check, asthma screening, and cholesterol can all be checked. Resource referrals for health care will also be available, as well as the Library's Social Worker Intern. Screenings will be from 12pm - 2pm on the 1st Floor on the following days: Wednesday, February 5th Wednesday, March 18th Wednesday, April 1st Monday, April 6th…

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

February 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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Scrabble Club!

February 5 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until August 26, 2020

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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Art Therapy for Teens

February 5 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

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

Join us for the therapeutic benefits of art-making. Reduce stress and anxiety, express yourself, learn new skills and meet new people. Groups will be facilitated by master's level art therapist Hannah Ligon.   For teens (ages 13-18) Group will meet in the 2nd Floor Alcove No reservation needed.

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Genres Week: Comics and Graphic Novels

February 5 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us this week on the 2nd Floor to explore different ways to think about words and how we use them through projects and programs for people ages 10-18. Comics and Graphic Novels blend visual and written art--what else makes this genre special? Let's look at some different kinds of comics and graphic novels, and maybe you'll be inspired to try to create your own!

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Baby Bounce

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

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

Find out more »

4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

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

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

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Genres Week: Harlem Renaissance Poetry Into Visual Art

February 6 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us this week on the 2nd Floor to explore different ways to think about words and how we use them through projects and programs for people ages 10-18. The Harlem Renaissance was one of the most productive periods in American Literary history, in all artistic and literary genres, and we'll turn some written poems into visual art pieces.

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Duplo Freeplay

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

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

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Baby Bounce

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

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

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Dungeons and Dragons for Teens and Tweens

February 8 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until May 9, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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D&D for Tweens and Teens, ages 10-18, is coming to the 2nd Floor of the Downtown Library! Join us for an epic role playing experience where we slay foes, protect the innocent, and get lots of loot. Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) is a role-playing table top game for groups of 2 to 8 people. The game allows for creativity to flourish by developing characters, interacting with a setting, and building a collective story. D&D assists with developing math skills with…

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Toddler Time

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

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

Find out more »

African American Family Film Series: BHM Edition–Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

February 8 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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In partnership with RISE Chattanooga, the 2nd Floor will screen a different family film at 2:00 pm each Saturday in February to celebrate Black History Month, along with a variety of other opportunities throughout the Downtown Branch for your entire family to learn more about Black History. February 8 – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse February 15 – Hidden Figures February 22 – The Princess and the Frog February 29 – Black Panther

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CRAFT-A-NOOGA Kids

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

Find out more »

Baby Bounce

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

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

Find out more »

Signing Storytime

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

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

Find out more »

Art Week: African American Art and Artists–Details coming soon!

February 10 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 PM, repeating until February 13, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us this week on the 2nd Floor to learn about African American Art and Artists from painters to poets in programs designed for ages 10-18.

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Toddler Time

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

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

Find out more »

4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

February 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…

Find out more »

Movie Matinees: Black History Month

February 11 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until February 25, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Celebrate Black History Month with our Movie Matinees series! This month, we are celebrating Black History Month by screening films with some of our favorite African-American actors and directors. Movies are every Tuesday in February at 2pm. February 4 - Black Panther (2018) February 11 - Madea's Family Funeral (2019) February 18 - Creed (2015) February 25 - Crooklyn by Spike Lee (1994) Program is free and movie style popcorn will be served!

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Sew What: Fiber Embellishments

February 11 @ 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until February 25, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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This month, we're learning techniques for embellishing fabric. From applying snaps and studs to leather, to decorating fabric with sequins, buttons, and beads, this series is all about adding the finishing touches to your sewing projects. The last class of the month will meet on the 2nd floor for a lesson on the history on Mardi Gras Indians and their elaborate, hand-beaded costumes. Feb 4th: Snaps and Studs Feb 11th: Sequins and Sparkles  Feb 18: Beads and Buttons  Feb 25:…

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Art Week: African American Art and Artists–Details coming soon!

February 11 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 PM, repeating until February 13, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us this week on the 2nd Floor to learn about African American Art and Artists from painters to poets in programs designed for ages 10-18.

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Preschool Storytime

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

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

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

February 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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Scrabble Club!

February 12 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until August 26, 2020

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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Art Therapy for Teens

February 12 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

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

Join us for the therapeutic benefits of art-making. Reduce stress and anxiety, express yourself, learn new skills and meet new people. Groups will be facilitated by master's level art therapist Hannah Ligon.   For teens (ages 13-18) Group will meet in the 2nd Floor Alcove No reservation needed.

Find out more »

Art Week: African American Art and Artists–Details coming soon!

February 12 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 PM, repeating until February 13, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us this week on the 2nd Floor to learn about African American Art and Artists from painters to poets in programs designed for ages 10-18.

Find out more »

Baby Bounce

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

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ 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,…

Find out more »

4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

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

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ 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…

Find out more »

Art Week: African American Art and Artists–Details coming soon!

February 13 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 PM, repeating until February 13, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Join us this week on the 2nd Floor to learn about African American Art and Artists from painters to poets in programs designed for ages 10-18.

Find out more »

Book Chatt Connection

February 14 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30 AM on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Share your  love of books with fellow readers and your local librarians.  Meet up at the Downtown Library's cafe to talk about what you are reading.  Hear book suggestions from other readers and browse the stacks with your librarians.   Group meets every other Friday! Join us!

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Duplo Freeplay

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

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

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Cooking on 2: Valentine’s Day Heart Beet Pancakes

February 14 @ 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Free

Join us on the 2nd floor as we make delicious pancake treats and color them for Valentine's Day with lovely red BEETS! 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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Baby Bounce

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

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ 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,…

Find out more »

Toddler Time

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

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ 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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African American Family Film Series: BHM Edition–Hidden Figures

February 15 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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In partnership with RISE Chattanooga, the 2nd Floor will screen a different family film at 2:00 pm each Saturday in February to celebrate Black History Month, along with a variety of other opportunities throughout the Downtown Branch for your entire family to learn more about Black History. February 15 – Hidden Figures February 22 – The Princess and the Frog February 29 – Black Panther

Find out more »

CRAFT-A-NOOGA Kids

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

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Baby Bounce

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

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ 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,…

Find out more »

Signing Storytime

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

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ Google Map

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 »

Music Week: Details coming soon!

February 17 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every day that begins at 5:00 PM, repeating until February 20, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ Google Map

Join us this week on the 2nd Floor to explore different musical styles and genres in programs designed for ages 10-18.

Find out more »

Toddler Time

February 18 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
|Recurring Events (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »

4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

February 18 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
|Recurring Events (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Movie Matinees: Black History Month

February 18 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until February 25, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ Google Map

Celebrate Black History Month with our Movie Matinees series! This month, we are celebrating Black History Month by screening films with some of our favorite African-American actors and directors. Movies are every Tuesday in February at 2pm. February 4 - Black Panther (2018) February 11 - Madea's Family Funeral (2019) February 18 - Creed (2015) February 25 - Crooklyn by Spike Lee (1994) Program is free and movie style popcorn will be served!

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Paws to Read

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

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

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Sew What: Fiber Embellishments

February 18 @ 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until February 25, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ Google Map

This month, we're learning techniques for embellishing fabric. From applying snaps and studs to leather, to decorating fabric with sequins, buttons, and beads, this series is all about adding the finishing touches to your sewing projects. The last class of the month will meet on the 2nd floor for a lesson on the history on Mardi Gras Indians and their elaborate, hand-beaded costumes. Feb 4th: Snaps and Studs Feb 11th: Sequins and Sparkles  Feb 18: Beads and Buttons  Feb 25:…

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Music Week: Details coming soon!

February 18 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every day that begins at 5:00 PM, repeating until February 20, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ Google Map

Join us this week on the 2nd Floor to explore different musical styles and genres in programs designed for ages 10-18.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

February 19 @ 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
|Recurring Events (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »

4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

February 19 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
|Recurring Events (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Scrabble Club!

February 19 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until August 26, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a weekly game of Scrabble! We will have Scrabble boards and dictionaries to share or you can bring your own.  

Find out more »

Art Therapy for Teens

February 19 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ Google Map
Free!

Join us for the therapeutic benefits of art-making. Reduce stress and anxiety, express yourself, learn new skills and meet new people. Groups will be facilitated by master's level art therapist Hannah Ligon.   For teens (ages 13-18) Group will meet in the 2nd Floor Alcove No reservation needed.

Find out more »

Music Week: Details coming soon!

February 19 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every day that begins at 5:00 PM, repeating until February 20, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ Google Map

Join us this week on the 2nd Floor to explore different musical styles and genres in programs designed for ages 10-18.

Find out more »

Baby Bounce

February 20 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
|Recurring Events (See all)

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,…

Find out more »

4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

February 20 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
|Recurring Events (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Music Week: Details coming soon!

February 20 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every day that begins at 5:00 PM, repeating until February 20, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ Google Map

Join us this week on the 2nd Floor to explore different musical styles and genres in programs designed for ages 10-18.

Find out more »

Suicide in the Chattanooga Area – Community Forum & Discussion

February 20 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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A Community Forum to discuss suicide in the Chattanooga area.  Facilitated by Sam D. Bernard, PhD.  Residents from Bledsoe, Bradley, Grundy, Hamilton, McMinn, Marion, Meigs, Polk, Rhea, and Sequatchie Counties are invited. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-forum-suicide-in-the-chattanooga-area-tickets-88172477253

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Duplo Freeplay

February 21 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Events (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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

February 22 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
|Recurring Events (See all)

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,…

Find out more »

Toddler Time

February 22 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
|Recurring Events (See all)

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

Find out more »

African American Family Film Series: BHM Edition–The Princess and the Frog

February 22 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ Google Map

In partnership with RISE Chattanooga, the 2nd Floor will screen a different family film at 2:00 pm each Saturday in February to celebrate Black History Month, along with a variety of other opportunities throughout the Downtown Branch for your entire family to learn more about Black History. February 22 – The Princess and the Frog February 29 – Black Panther

Find out more »

CRAFT-A-NOOGA Kids

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

Find out more »

Baby Bounce

February 24 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
|Recurring Events (See all)

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
+ 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,…

Find out more »

Signing Storytime

February 24 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
|Recurring Events (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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 »

World Cultures: Lundi Gras and Jambalaya

February 24 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Have you ever wondered what in the world Mardi Gras was all about? Join us this week on the 2nd Floor to learn about the many cultural traditions that have come together to make Mardi Gras what it is today in programs designed for ages 10-18. The day before Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) is Lundi Gras (Fat Monday), and we'll be cooking Jambalaya while we learn about why this day is FAT!

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Toddler Time

February 25 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
|Recurring Events (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »

4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

February 25 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
|Recurring Events (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Movie Matinees: Black History Month

February 25 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until February 25, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ Google Map

Celebrate Black History Month with our Movie Matinees series! This month, we are celebrating Black History Month by screening films with some of our favorite African-American actors and directors. Movies are every Tuesday in February at 2pm. February 4 - Black Panther (2018) February 11 - Madea's Family Funeral (2019) February 18 - Creed (2015) February 25 - Crooklyn by Spike Lee (1994) Program is free and movie style popcorn will be served!

Find out more »

Sew What: Fiber Embellishments

February 25 @ 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until February 25, 2020

Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ Google Map

This month, we're learning techniques for embellishing fabric. From applying snaps and studs to leather, to decorating fabric with sequins, buttons, and beads, this series is all about adding the finishing touches to your sewing projects. The last class of the month will meet on the 2nd floor for a lesson on the history on Mardi Gras Indians and their elaborate, hand-beaded costumes. Feb 4th: Snaps and Studs Feb 11th: Sequins and Sparkles  Feb 18: Beads and Buttons  Feb 25:…

Find out more »

World Cultures: Mardi Gras Indians and Beading Traditions

February 25 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
+ Google Map

Have you ever wondered what in the world Mardi Gras was all about? Join us this week on the 2nd Floor to learn about the many cultural traditions that have come together to make Mardi Gras what it is today in programs designed for ages 10-18.  You may know about Mardi Gras parades, but you may not know about the Mardi Gras Indians. Enjoy some King Cake and learn about one of the most unique Mardi Gras traditions.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

February 26 @ 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
|Recurring Events (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »

4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

February 26 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
|Recurring Events (See all)

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!

February 26 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until August 26, 2020

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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Art Therapy for Teens

February 26 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

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

Join us for the therapeutic benefits of art-making. Reduce stress and anxiety, express yourself, learn new skills and meet new people. Groups will be facilitated by master's level art therapist Hannah Ligon.   For teens (ages 13-18) Group will meet in the 2nd Floor Alcove No reservation needed.

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World Cultures: Mardi Gras Krewes and Service Projects

February 26 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Downtown, 1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Have you ever wondered what in the world Mardi Gras was all about? Join us this week on the 2nd Floor to learn about the many cultural traditions that have come together to make Mardi Gras what it is today in programs designed for ages 10-18.  Mardi Gras parades happen because of social organizations called "krewes," and many of the krewes have community service origins. We'll work on a service project as part of our own Kindness Krewe for our…

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Baby Bounce

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

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

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4th Floor Staff One-on-One Assistance

February 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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