Frances Banta Waggoner Community Library

Building the Library of the Future

We aim to make our library as big and bright as the minds that come in! We're excited to showcase our expansion and even more excited to see our community grow with us.

Invest in our future library! Click here to learn about the many options on how you can donate to our library expansion project.

 

For general information about the project, click here.

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    Fundraiser to help raise funds for the library expansion project

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Upcoming Events

Feb
19
Tue
10:00 am Adult Coloring– Tuesday Mornings
Adult Coloring– Tuesday Mornings
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Proven to help reduce stress, adult coloring is a great way to explore your creativity in a calming environment. Supplies are provided, but participants are always welcome to bring their own. Meeting locations may vary[...]
6:00 pm Family Storytime
Family Storytime
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Miss Cindy on Tuesday nights for a family storytime! Together families will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, and other fun activities! This program is best for families with young children, but older[...]
Feb
20
Wed
9:00 am Mother Goose Time
Mother Goose Time
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Join us every Wednesday at 9:00am for stories, songs, yoga, and games! Mother Goose Time is best suited for babies and toddlers (0-2 years old).
9:00 am Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Join us every Wednesday in the Children’s Department for stories, songs, and play. This program is best suited for children 3-5 years old.
Feb
23
Sat
9:30 am Kindermusik
Kindermusik
Feb 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The library offers sessions of Kindermusik’s “ABC Music & Me” program for free! Perfect for preschool kids ages 3-4 with a parent or caretaker! This program takes place the 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month ABC[...]
6:00 pm Next Chapter Library Gala and Li...
Next Chapter Library Gala and Li...
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Next Chapter Live Auction is a fundraiser to benefit the Frances Banta Waggoner Community Library Expansion Project! Proceeds will support the construction and furnishings of the new library. Items to be auctioned off include:[...]
Feb
25
Mon
6:30 pm Library Book Club for Adults
Library Book Club for Adults
Feb 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us the last Monday of each month for Library Book Club! Each month the books are available free of charge at the library’s front desk. Didn’t like the book? Didn’t finish it? That’s okay![...]
Feb
26
Tue
6:00 pm Family Storytime
Family Storytime
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Miss Cindy on Tuesday nights for a family storytime! Together families will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, and other fun activities! This program is best for families with young children, but older[...]
Feb
27
Wed
9:00 am Mother Goose Time
Mother Goose Time
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Join us every Wednesday at 9:00am for stories, songs, yoga, and games! Mother Goose Time is best suited for babies and toddlers (0-2 years old).
9:00 am Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Join us every Wednesday in the Children’s Department for stories, songs, and play. This program is best suited for children 3-5 years old.