Next Week at the Library

There’s so much to see and do at Leeds Jane Culbreth Library.  First of all, Leeds Christmas Parade kicks off tomorrow (Friday, December 9) at 7:00 pm so join us on the street in front of the library to enjoy this fabulous annual event!  Then, join us on Saturday for a Take and Make Ornament.

Next Week at the Library

  • Monday, December 12 – Lunchtime Movie for the Holiday:  11a-1p Life Actually / Chef Rose – Coffee & Cake Friends of the Library Event: 2p
  • Tuesday, December 13 – My Story Town at the North Pole (at the library) with Mrs. Santa and more: 10:30a
  • Wednesday, December 14 – Beverly’s Dance – Christmas Themed: 10:30-11a
  • Thursday, December 15 – Art Club with Karen Carroll: 4p
  • Friday, December 16 – TBA: 11a
  • Saturday, December 17 – Reindeer Games: 10a12n

Monday Lunch Time Movie for the Holiday: Love Actually

Program Type: Film Age Group: Adults Event Details: Nine intertwined stories examine the complexities of the one emotion that connects us all: love. The film follows eight couples during the holiday season with stories that make your heart ache, stories that make you believe in the magic of the season, and stories that make you laugh until your belly hurts. Among the characters explored are David, the handsome newly elected British prime minister who falls for a young junior staffer, Sarah, a graphic designer whose devotion to her mentally ill brother complicates her love life, and Harry, a married man tempted by his attractive new secretary. Starring Bill Nighy, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Martin Freeman, Joanna Page, Keira Knightley, and Hugh Grant. R, 2003, 2h 15m. The movie begins at 11am for come-and-go lunchtime movie time.

Chef Rose – Coffee & Cake Friends of the Library Event

Time: 2pm-6pm Event Details: Welcome Chef Rose to the Library! You will recognize Chef Rose from her cooking spots on TVs Talk of Alabama, local morning talk show. Chef Rose will bring cakes to taste and take. This Friends of the Library event is a fundraiser and just in time for the holiday parties and edible gifts.

My Story Town: The North Pole | Leeds Jane Culbreth Library

Tuesday, December 13th — My Story Town: The North Pole
Time: 10:30am Event Details: Join us at the North Pole/Leeds Library for My Story Town! Mrs. Claus is going to read us stories, we will enjoy cookies & milk, sing songs, do
crafts and write letters to Santa to travel to the North Pole. Ages: Children and Caregivers. Learn more about the My Story Town Program, click here.

Beverly’s Dance Studio – Christmas Themed!

Wednesday, December 14th
Time: 10:30am Event Details: Join in the music and move and groove! Bring your 2yrs and up children for 30 mins of movement and dance routines. This free dance activity is a gift to the Leeds Jane Culbreth Library Patrons. Bring a friend and sign them up for a library card!

3rd Thursday Art Club with Karen

Thursday, December 15th — 3rd Thursday Art Club
Time: 4pm Event Details: Join Artist and teacher, Karen Carroll for a lively lesson in art. Although this is a group activity, Karen gives individual instruction and advice. All ages
are welcome. Supplies are provide. Wear paint splatter proof clothing.

Take & Make Christmas Ornament

Saturday, December 10 Time: 10a-2p

Download 25 Days of Christmas Activities

Be sure to download the 25 Days of Christmas Activities to enjoy with your family throughout this Christmas season as well as pick up your Christmas Family Pack when you come into the library!

Download 25 Days of Christmas Now

There’s something for everyone at LJCL!

The Leeds Jane Culbreth Library is here to serve you during library hours.  Come in and check out a book, find a cozy chair and stay awhile!  The Library awaits your visit.

Christmas 25 Days of Fun Project for Kids

The Leeds Jane Culbreth Library is happy to provide a Christmas 25 Days of Fun Project for Kids!  This is a downloadable PDF for daily fun activities for your child to celebrate each day of December leading up to Christmas Day on December 25th.  We hope you have a fabulous holiday season and plenty of fun with your kids!

The Leeds Jane Culbreth Library is happy to provide a Christmas 25 Days of Fun Project for Kids!  This is a downloadable PDF for daily fun activities for your child to celebrate each day of December leading up to Christmas Day on December 25th. 

Activities to enjoy with your children! Click on the buttons below to view, download and print Christmas 25 Days of Christmas Fun!

December 2022 Calendar Has Arrived!

The December 2022 Calendar has arrived for the Leeds Jane Culbreth Library. There is so much fun in store for everyone of all ages that we can barely contain ourselves!!!  Stay up to date with all of the special events and spontaneous happenings by visiting our website and social media regularly.  We’re on Facebook and Instagram so we hope you are following us!

The December 2022 Calendar has arrived for the Leeds Jane Culbreth Library. There is so much fun in store for everyone of all ages that we can barely contain ourselves!!!  Stay up to date with all of the special events and spontaneous happenings

December is filled with preparing for Christmas and packed with fun activities.  A new addition to the Leeds library is the themed Family Night Kit. Families will be given
a list of Family Night items to select. They can choose from our large selection of Board Games (over 100 games), Christmas themed Books, DVDs, Audio Stories, and Stuffed
Animal friends with books. They can also build packets of STEM activities, Art & Crafts Projects and ideas, and LEGO challenges. The Family Night Kits can be enjoyed at the
library or maybe checked out to take home or with them as they travel during the Christmas Holiday Break.

The Friends of the Library invited local tv celebrity, Chef Rose to come Monday, December 12th from 2pm to 5pm. She will bring her prepared cakes for everyone to
taste with the option to purchase. The Friends of the Library will have coffee prepared for everyone’s enjoyment.

On Tuesday, December 13th at 10:30am My Story Town will travel to the North Pole for story time with Mrs. Claus. Children and their caretaker will receive their My Story Town
sticker for their passports, and matching buttons. They will enjoy stories, cookies and milk, crafts, and have the opportunity to place their letters to Santa in our North Pole
mailbox for a speedy and special delivery to the North Pole.

This is just a sampling of what December holds for you.  As always, there’s something for everybody at Leeds Jane Culbreth Library.  Plug your family in soon to enjoy all that we have to offer!

This Week at the Library Week of November 28

We invite you to take advantage of everything this week at the library for week of November 28.  Here’s the schedule:

  • Monday, November 28 – Lunchtime Movie:  11a-1p Grumpy Old Men
  • Tuesday, November 29 – Born to Read Informational All Day Drop In
  • Wednesday, November 30 – TBA
  • Thursday, December 1 – Christmas Themed Lego Challenges: 1:00pm – 1:30pm & 5:00pm – 5:30pm (Ages: Tots to Teens)
  • Friday, December 2 – Short Stories & Long Lunches
  • Saturday, December 3 – Leeds Chess Club: 10a-12n

The Leeds Jane Culbreth Library is here to serve you during library hours.  Come in and check out a book, find a cozy chair and stay awhile!  The Library awaits your visit.