All Aboard for a Month of Rail-Inspired Fun at Laman Library!

Embark on a December journey at Laman Library with Polar Express watch-alongs, train storytimes, and a chance to explore the captivating world of model trains as a hobby. The highlight awaits at the Crooked Rails' Model Trains show – the main event that promises to captivate enthusiasts with its intricate displays and creative wonders. Don't miss a month filled with festive watch-alongs, hobbyist insights, and the centerpiece Model Trains show, ensuring a December to remember for all! 

Silver Screen Saturdays: The Polar Express 
December 2, 9 AM to 1 PM - Children’s Library  
Kick off the holiday season with Laman Library! Immerse yourself in the magic of the cozy Children's Library while enjoying a seasonal favorite – starting with the classic 2004 film, The Polar Express. 

Train Themed Storytime 
December 5, 10 AM - Children’s Library  
Join Mr. Connor for a track-tastic experience at a train themed storytime! Delight in enchanting tales and get creative with a delightful train-themed craft! 

Model Railroad Workshop 
December 5, 4 PM - Laman Room 126  
Calling all train enthusiasts! Participate in the Model Railroad Workshop led by Craig and others. Discover the art of model railroading as a hobby for all ages, in collaboration with the Lionel Collectors Club of America. 

Train Time with Mr. Craig 
December 6, 3:30 PM - Children’s Library  
All Aboard for Train Time with Mr. Craig! Join us for a themed after-school story and activity time, featuring a special reading of The Polar Express. 

Crooked Rails’ Model Trains 
December 8, 9 AM to 7 PM & December 9, 9 AM to 6 PM - Lecture Hall  
Don't miss the main event – the "Crooked Rails Model Train Display." Thanks to the Crooked Rails Model Train Club, marvel at their elaborate layout of model trains at Laman Public Library. While you're here, seize the opportunity to sign up for a chance to win your own model train! 

Train Games 
December 9, 2 PM - 2nd Floor Rotunda  
Get ready for "Train Games" in the Rotunda! Ages 8 and up are invited to play exciting train-themed board games for a fun-filled afternoon. 

The Polar Express: The Interactive Experience 
December 11, 4 PM - Lecture Hall  
Enjoy the movie like never before on the big screen with surprises, including hot cocoa during select scenes! It's a magical way to close out our month-long celebration of all things train-related at Laman Library. 🌟🚄 

Mark your calendars and join us for a December filled with train-themed joy and excitement! Find out more about these programs and more at our "Upcoming Events" calendar!