April 2017 
The Library will be closed Sunday, April 16 for Easter.
Little Free Library 
Ribbon Cutting  

Sunday, April 2 @ 3:00
Imagination Station 


The Little Free Library will be located at Imagination Station and will be accessible for anyone to take a book and to leave a book. Gently used children's books and adult fiction books may be donated for the Little Free Library. 
Library Board Meeting

Monday, April 10 @ 7:00 

The Library Board holds its spring meeting this month. It is open to the public.


Friends Book Sale 

Friday, April 28 @ 10:00-5:00
Saturday, April 29 @ 1:00-5:00
Sunday, April 30 @ 1:00-4:00 


Friends of Collegedale Public Library hosts its spring book sale this month. Gently used books from the past ten years are welcome for donations.  
Chess Club for Kids 
Sunday, April 23 @ 2:00

The Library hosts a new chess club for kids, hosted every fourth Sunday. New and experienced players are welcome.
Computer Help: 
Computers for Beginners   

Wednesday, April 26 @ 11:00


New to computers? Come to the Library for introductory help on computers, featuring mouse and keyboard activities. You are welcome to bring your own laptops for the session.
Collegedale Crime Reads (CCR)
Saturday, April 29 @ 3:30

Collegedale Crime Reads (CCR)
Saturday, May 27 @ 3:30

1st Sunday Book Club
April 2 @ 2:00

1st Sunday Book Club
May 7 @ 2:00

1st Thursday Book Club
April 6 @ 12:00

1st Thursday Book Club   
May 4 @ 12:00


1st Thursday Book Club (2nd title) 
May 4 @ 12:00


Children's Programs

Baby Talk: Baby Talk returns June 8. 
Toddler Time: Toddler Time returns June 7. 
Preschool Story Time: For ages 3-5, featuring 30 minutes of stories, finger plays, and other activities. 
Mondays & Tuesdays @ 10:30, Tuesdays @ 2:30

Collegedale Kids Club: For school-aged children, featuring 1 hour of stories, craft, film, and activities. Wednesdays @ 4:00. A therapy dog visits April 5.

LEGO Free Play: The Library's regular free play sessions occurs
Thursday,  April 13 @ 4:00

Books and Bites Book Club: For middle grade readers and other interested readers, the club discusses Christopher Paolini's Eragon. The club also features free snacks!

Monday, April 24 @ 4:00

Adult Programs

String Theory Knitting Club:
Saturday, April 1 @ 1:30
Saturday, April 15 @ 1:30
Saturday, April 29 @ 1:30  
Calling all knitters, crocheters, and other yarn artists! Come join us for a program for all yarn crafters. We'll be sharing our past and current projects, information on our favorite materials and suppliers, and favorite pattern sources. This program is open to all ages and abilities (including wannabe yarn geeks!). So bring your questions, comments, and current WIP (work in progress). This group meets every other Saturday, so mark your calendars. 
Free Family Movie
Thursday, April 6 @ 4:00

A teen girl and a demigod embark on an adventure as they search for a legendary island.

Rated PG. 113 minutes.

Summer Reading Returns May 30 

Mark your calendars next month, as Summer Reading begins the day after Memorial Day. This year's theme is "Build a Better World."
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