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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Library Youth Events for September

Berthoud Community Library Youth Events For September

236 Welch Ave. Berthoud, CO 80513

For more information on any of our programs, please call (970)532-2757 or visit www.berthoudpubliclibrary.org


FAMILY MOVIE MONDAYS!

5:30 p.m. ~ 7:30 p.m.

Enjoy dinner and a movie!  Bring in dinner and we’ll supply the large screen family movie and snacks!

September 13 ~ BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA –

Check out the book and then watch the movie of the beloved, yet banned book, about best friends.


September 20 ~ WIZARD OF OZ-

Enjoy this classic movie as we gear up for our scarecrow making this month.


September 27 ~ HARRY POTTER I

Read the most controversial books of all time, & watch the first film to kick off Banned Books Week.



TEEN TUESDAYS!


The Berthoud Public Library will be hosting Teen Tuesdays for Middle School Students every week from September – May from 3:00-4:30pm.  Come hang out @ the library with friends for music, games, movies, homework help and fun!


CREATIVITY CLUB

TUESDAYS 4:30-5:30pm
for ages 11+


CALLING ALL writers, poets, artists, photographers, scrap bookers, & crafters!
Come help us make books!  Learn about the publishing process, as creative friends join together to explore each other’s various talents for collaborative books!


STORYTIME WEDNESDAYS

SEPTEMBER – MAY

11:00 a.m.~ Infant/Toddler (3 & under)

12:00 p. m.~ Preschool (3-5 yrs.)

(All ages welcome to both times)

Join us for storytimes with puppets, finger-plays, music, bubbles, & crafts. Fun for all!

September 1 ~ School

Celebrate the beginning of school with fun stories and great crafts.

September 8 ~ Grandparent’s Day

Be sure to bring these special people to join the celebration for fun stories and crafts to give them!

September 15 ~ Apples

With the start of school, read about awesome apples, and make yummy apple crafts!

September 22 ~ Scarecrows

After reading scarecrow stories, each storytime can decorate a scarecrow for the main street competition.

September 29 ~ Banned Books

Celebrate Banned Books Week by listening to some neat classic controversial stories with fun crafts.

 

Brain Gym® Workshop

Friday September 17

6:30-8:00 p.m.

 

Learn 26 amazing movements with Diane Malik, M.A. a licensed Brain Gym® teacher.

Brain Gym® is a combination of simple movements to help promote

memory, reading, writing, speaking, energy and so much more. It has also helped

dyslexia, ADHD, Alzheimer’s and even sports professionals achieve better results.

 

The 26 Brain Gym® activities create healthy neural pathways in our brains and bodies. These activities are similar to early developmental reflexes such as crawling that babies automatically do to create the cross lateral neural pathways they need to grow and develop new skills.

When we have healthy cross lateral neural pathways the right side of our brain controls the left side of our body and the left side of our brain controls the right side of our body the way they are supposed to.

This helps people because we are able to learn more easily, relax and think more clearly.

The Brain Gym® activities also relax reflexes that are “stuck on,” such as the ‘freeze, fight or flight’ reflex and the grasping reflex. These reflexes can be chronically stuck on in people of any age, especially if a person is stressed, has a learning disability, has a chemical imbalance in his or her brain or if he or she is doing something that is too hard for him or her. Brain Gym® helps people of all ages manage stress more easily.

Brain Gym® also improves how well our brain and body work when we hold or massage parts of our head and body. This improves our circulation and helps our spinal column, muscles, tendons, bones, organs and brain work better. This also makes additional healthy neural connections and helps the bioelectrical energy in our brain and body move the way it is supposed to move. This helps us relax and think more clearly.

Diane Malik, M.A. has been a licensed Brain Gym® teacher since 2002. On September 17, 2010 she will be teaching the 26 Brain Gym® 101 activities at the Berthoud Community Library. These activities are easy to learn and fun to do. You will be able to do them at home after the class. Diane has an office in Longmont, Colorado where she teaches Brain Gym® 101 classes and workshops.

To learn more about Brain Gym®, go to www.braingym.org


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