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  • Storytime at the Depot Museum
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Dec 06
    The Depot Museum
    Dec 06, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    The Depot Museum, 135 W Tecumseh St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Join us for the Ottawa Library's traditional reading of the polar express at the old depot museum. Spend time with your family touring the museum after storytime. A copy of the polar express will be given away at each performance. Three storytimes ( 10a, 2p, and 6p )
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  • Storytime followed by open play
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Dec 06
    Ottawa Library (Activity Room)
    Dec 06, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Ottawa Library (Activity Room), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    We will read some amazing books and lead everyone in some fun, interactive songs, stories, and games followed by open play. Recommended for ages 3 - 6, but all ages are welcome. Held in the Children's Activity Room at the Ottawa Library.
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  • Chess for Beginners
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Dec 06
    Ottawa Library (Reference)
    Dec 06, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Ottawa Library (Reference), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Every master was once a beginner. Join us as we discuss and practice chess strategies.
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  • Decorate a Stocking
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Dec 07
    Ottawa Library
    Dec 07, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Ottawa Library, 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    𝑷𝒓𝒐𝒈𝒓𝒂𝒎 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝑨𝒍𝒍 𝑨𝒈𝒆𝒔 Choose from a variety of items to fill your decorated stocking. Everyone will get a stocking to decorate and can choose a few items to fill it with! We'll have Christmas socks, Christmas tree glasses, and books.
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  • Toddler Time with Open Play
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Dec 08
    Ottawa Library (Activity Room)
    Dec 08, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Ottawa Library (Activity Room), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    𝑷𝒓𝒐𝒈𝒓𝒂𝒎 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝑪𝒉𝒊𝒍𝒅𝒓𝒆𝒏 (𝒃𝒊𝒓𝒕𝒉 𝒕𝒐 𝒕𝒉𝒓𝒆𝒆 𝒚𝒆𝒂𝒓𝒔 𝒐𝒍𝒅) We will enjoy stories, interactive songs, finger plays, and more. Will be held in the Children's Activity Room at the Ottawa Library with open play to follow.
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  • Book Sale
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Dec 12
    Friends of the Ottawa Library Bookstore
    Dec 12, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Friends of the Ottawa Library Bookstore, 209 E 2nd St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    Come see us at the bookstore! Our prices are ridiculously low! All funds raised support YOUR library! The Friends of the Ottawa Library Bookstore is open Mondays from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM and the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
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  • Tiny Warrior Special Storytime
    Tue, Dec 13
    Ottawa Library (Activity Room)
    Dec 13, 10:00 AM
    Ottawa Library (Activity Room), 105 S Hickory St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    We are excited to partner with ENSO Self-Defense & MMA for a special storytime. We will mix traditional storytime with some exercises in martial arts. This storytime is geared for ages 3-6 years, but all ages are welcome. Come enjoy stories, Tiny Warrior exercises, & open play following.
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  • Get Your Wiggles Out
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Dec 19
    ORC Goppert Building
    Dec 19, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    ORC Goppert Building, 705 W 15th St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA
    𝑲𝒊𝒅𝒔 (𝒃𝒊𝒓𝒕𝒉 - 6 𝒚𝒆𝒂𝒓𝒔 𝒐𝒍𝒅) Join the Ottawa Library at the Goppert Building to build, play, run and burn off energy with your little ones! We will use the imagination playground in the box and other toys in the gym. Parent supervision and interaction required.
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