Feb. 15th&16th; “Stop, Drop & Read” The Children’s Park will have a surprise in the park along with a fire truck parked next to the entrance.
Feb. 22nd&23rd; “Mother Goose & Friends”
Feb. 29th&30th; “Box it Up!”
American Girls History Mystery Book Club This club for girls in 2nd-6th grade will meet the third Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. until noon in the YS program room. Registration is required as space is limited. Girls must sign up in YS for each meeting, check out the book or purchase your own copy, and finish the book before the meeting date. We will meet Feb. 18th to discuss “Secrets on 26th Street” by Elizabeth McDavid Jones, from 10:00-12:00. Girls MUST be registered to attend so please call 279-4863 x1514 to reserve a seat.
Following in Zora Neale Hurston’s Footsteps Author and guest speaker, Dr. Anna Lillios from the University of Central Florida will take you on a journey through an important time in Florida’s history as she shares the life of author, folklorist, and anthropologist Zora Neale Huston and the town where she grew up, Eatonville, FL. This FREE program will be held at the Niceville Community Center on Wednesday, February 8, at 11:00 am. This exciting program is the first in a series “Florida: Then and Now” funded by a grant from the Florida Humanities Council and hosted by the Library Friends. Space is limited. Be sure to reserve your spot by calling the library at 279-4863 ext 1507.
Baby Bookworms This lapsit program consists of music, stories and rhymes especially chosen to build the bond between you and your child. Program is suited for children from birth to age 3. Please meet in YS program room on 2nd & 4th Fridays each month. Prewalkers -9:30, Walkers up to age three-10:30. This month our programs are on Feb. 10th & 24th.
Pamper Me Program It’s that time again.....”PAMPER ME”.....This year will be our 10th anniversary pampering the ladies of our community. “Pamper Me Program” will take place on Saturday, February 11, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the Niceville Community Center. Admission is $3.00 per person and is for ladies ages 12 and older. Don’t miss this fun and relaxing program!
After School Program “Catch the Magic School Bus” each month in Youth Services! Children ages 6-12 years old meet the second Tuesday of each month from 4:15-5:30 in the program room. Every month the program will focus on a different Magic School Bus book and will include fun facts, hands-on activities, cool science and of course a Ms. Frizzle mystery or two. Children are encouraged to check out related books and are always welcome to share what they’ve read and learned along the way. Space is limited so registration is required. February 14th The Magic School Bus Has a Heart”. Please call 279-4863 x1514.
Looking Back @ Niceville’s History Come spend an evening with Elisa Mitchiner as she “Looks Back” on the rich heritage of historic Niceville, FL originally known as Boggy, Florida (up to 1910). Discover interesting facts and view photographs and maps from Niceville’s early development. This FREE program will be held at the Niceville Community Center on Tuesday, February 21, at 6:30 pm. This exciting program is the first in a series “Florida: Then and Now” funded by a grant from the Florida Humanities Council and hosted by the Library Friends. Space is limited. For more information or to reserve your spot call the library at 279-4863 ext 1504.
Scrabble Anyone? @ Niceville Library Do you enjoy playing Scrabble? If so, here's a great opportunity to have fun, meet new people and play some Scrabble, as the small conference room at the Niceville Public Library will be set up with Scrabble boards for the adult community to play and enjoy on Wednesday, Feb. 1 and 15 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Please keep in mind that you don't have to be an expert to participate and all skill levels are welcome. So bring your friends or come on your own and join in the fun! For further information please phone 279-4863 ext 1504.
Teen Space-Ages 13-17
Friday, Feb. 10th; “Make Valentines”
Also on exhibit at the Library are woodwork sculptures and overlays by Art Bellen. His work features miniature fully operational wagons, star war characters, furniture as well as a few larger pieces.