Upcoming Children’s Events & Programs

Ongoing

Toy Chest Mondays
Mondays, 10:30am – 11:30am

Spend the morning playing with your toddler! We’ll bring out the toy chest. For children 6 months to 4 years old.

Circle Time and Toy Center
Fridays, 10:30 – 11:30

For children ages 6 months to 4 years of age. 15 minutes of songs, finger plays and stories, plus some play time for you to share with your child. Meet other parents and caregivers.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

This free program encourages you to read 1,000 books to your child before they enter kindergarten – a goal experts say children need to help them learn to read for themselves.  Read three picture books a night and you will finish the program within a year!  See a Children’s Librarian for more information.

100 Books Before 7th Grade

Finished with 1000 Books Before Kindergarten or looking to take on a new challenge? Join our new reading program for independent readers! For children in Kindergarten to 6th grade. See a Children’s librarian for more information.

Special Events

Registration for September/October programs begin August 26.  Call or stop in to the Children’s Library to register for events.

Photographs and video footage taken during programs may be used for library publicity.  Please tell library staff if you do not want a photo taken of you or your child.


123 Play with Me
Tuesdays, September 10, 17, 24, October 1 & 8 at 10am

Join us for this 5-week program that encourages one-on-one play time with your child. Local professionals will join us to discuss topics such as early child development, speech and language, nutrition and more. Register in advance for all 5 weeks; space is limited. For children who are 1, 2 and 3 years old.


Library Open House
Sunday, September 22 from 2pm-4pm

Spend the afternoon at the library! Join us for a craft and enter to win a raffle prize. 


Just Bring the Baby Book Club
Monday, September 23 at 6:30pm

Add some more adult time to your week! Join librarians, Stephanie & Nicolette, to discuss “A Man Called Ove” by Frederik Backman and other current reads. Toys will be available for your little ones to play with while we chat. Please check out the book and register before our meeting. If unable to attend this date, join our Facebook Group “Just Bring the Baby Book Club”. 


Choco-Banana Storytime
Thursday, September 26 at 4pm

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a storytime and a delicious treat! We will be making choco-banana. May contain allergens. Please register in advance, space is limited. Geared towards children 4 years old to 2nd grade, but all are welcome to attend.


Parachute Under the Sun
Monday, September 30 at 11am

This fun storytime will include songs and rhymes using the parachute! Please register in advance, space is limited. This program is weather-permitting. For children 18 months to 3 years old.


STEAM Punks
Monday, September 30 at 3pm

Join us to design your own DNA sequence bracelet. For children in Kindergarten to 6th grade. Please register in advance; supplies are limited. 


Cuentos y Canciones: Bilingual Storytime
Wednesday, October 9 at 6:15pm

Come listen to stories read in Spanish and English followed by a craft at the library! For children 4 years old up to 2nd grade.

¡Vengan oír cuentos leídos en español e inglés, seguido por una actividad divertida! Para niños de 4 años hasta 2o grado.


Tots Dance Party
Thursday, October 10 at 7pm

Get ready to sing, dance and play with your child! Play Hooray will be here to encourage cooperation, good manners and fun! Please register in advance, space is limited. For children 18 months to 5 years old.


Legos @ the Library
Saturday, October 12 at 10am

 Come to the Children’s Library for a morning of Lego building.  Your creations will be put on display at the Library.  Please register in advance. For children up to 6th grade.  


Cozy Storytime
Thursday, October 17 at 6:15pm

Find a cozy spot and listen to stories read by Ms. Liz. Geared towards children 4 years old to 2nd grade, but all are welcome to attend.


Rock Zombie
Tuesday, October 22 at 3:45pm

Turn a rock into a zombie using acrylic paint! Dress for a mess. Please register in advance, space is limited. For children in 2nd to 6th grade.


Halloween Parade
Monday, October 28 at 3:45pm

It’s time for our annual Halloween craft and parade! Come dressed in your costumes for a fun craft and trick-or-treat around the library. For families with children up to 6th grade. Please register in advance.

 

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