Family Fun: Leprechaun Rainbow Craft

City Hall​ 4910 Swinyar Dr, Collegedale, TN, United States

This Family Fun activity is intended for all ages! It is a great opportunity for parents or grandparents to craft with a child or a teen - or even for two adult friends to spend some quality time together. We will be making these rainbows using repurpose cardboard + multi-colored pom-pom balls and glue. Note: […]

Friends of Collegedale Public Library Local Author Presentation: Bonnie Blaylock – Light to the Hills

Library Meeting Room 9318 Apison Pike, Collegedale, TN, United States

Friends of Collegedale Public Library’s Local Author Presentation: Bonnie Blaylock's Light to the Hills. Bonnie writes historical fiction and women's fiction, although she's not ruling out other genres in the future. Before publishing personal essays and delving into longer fiction, in a past life, she authored multiple tech/science articles in the realm of environmental science. […]

Origami Workshop: Bunny Bookmarks & Spring Tulips

Library Meeting Room 9318 Apison Pike, Collegedale, TN, United States

Join us for a free early Spring afternoon of learning the art of folding origami bunny bookmarks and Spring tulips! We will make the cutest little bunny corner bookmarks to use for Spring reading. Make extras for Easter baskets! Additionally, we will learn to fold origami tulips.

Event Series STEM for Teens

Teen/Tween Paint: Tote Bags

Library Meeting Room 9318 Apison Pike, Collegedale, TN, United States

Need a new tote bag to carry your books?  Come paint one at the library!  Ages 10-17  40 Tote Bags fist come first served basis  Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math    

Paws to Read with Therapy Dog

Library Meeting Room 9318 Apison Pike, Collegedale, TN, United States

Meet Atreyu! This pup is all ears and ready to hear you read to him during our Paws to Read hour. Pick a book from our shelves and read to Atreyu or visit with him. If you are shy around dogs, you can watch Atreyu while you do the small craft provided. For safety, we […]

Event Series Tween/Teen Minecraft

Teen Minecraft

Library Meeting Room 9318 Apison Pike, Collegedale, TN, United States

Build anything you can imagine with a world of virtual blocks! Come visit the library’s realm and enjoy 45 minutes of free play. Seven laptops are available on a first come, first served basis – feel free to bring your own laptop if you’d like! This realm uses Java edition. Ages 13+

Collegedale Family BINGO Night

West Room City Hall 4910 Swinyar Dr, Collegedale, TN

BINGO will play in rounds and is open to all ages! We will play for one hour and winners for each round will win small prizes. No entry fee. The library will provide the Bingo playing cards and plastic chips. We hope to see you there.

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

We will celebrate our partial view of the solar eclipse here in Eastern Tennessee at the library. Participants will receive a pair of solar eclipse viewing glasses (funded by a NASA STEM grant) with an informational handout on safe viewing practices. The community is also invited to enjoy “celestial” snacks, check out some “out of […]

Event Series Tween/ Teens Lego Robotics

Teen/Tween Lego Robotics

Library Meeting Room 9318 Apison Pike, Collegedale, TN, United States

Build cool Lego gadgets and make them move with simple scratch programming! If you like building the new Lego sets, this is for you. (9 Sets Available first come, first served basis.) Ages 10+

Event Series STEM for Teens

Teen/Tween Terrariums

Library Meeting Room 9318 Apison Pike, Collegedale, TN, United States

A terrarium is like an aquarium, but for plants instead of fish. Come make your own little world and learn about what it takes to keep your ecosystem flourishing. We will be taking a small walk around Veteran's Memorial Park to find some plants and other thing you may want inside your ecosystem, Ages 10-17  […]

Paws to Read with Therapy Dog

Library Meeting Room 9318 Apison Pike, Collegedale, TN, United States

Meet Atreyu! This pup is all ears and ready to hear you read to him during our Paws to Read hour. Pick a book from our shelves and read to Atreyu or visit with him. If you are shy around dogs, you can watch Atreyu while you do the small craft provided. For safety, we […]