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Children's Programs

Spring Session: Monday, March 25, 2024 - Saturday, June 15, 2024

All children's programs are drop-in. On the rare occasion that a program reaches maximum room capacity, you may be asked to wait for some participants to finish the activity, or to try again at the next scheduled event.

Music & Movement

Spring Session: Monday, March 25 - Monday, June 10

toddlers dancingChildren and their caregivers are invited to join us for this fun program. This program focuses on music and the importance of interaction between a child and their caregiver, so come ready to dance, sing and play instruments.

Ages 0-6. Drop-in program. Mondays from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 1st Floor Children's Program Room.

 

Babytime

Spring Session: Monday, March 25 - Monday, June 10

two babies listening to a storyWelcome to 30 minutes of engaging activities specially formulated for you and your baby. Enjoy a tickle and some bouncing, lots of songs and some board books. What better introduction to books and the library for our very youngest patrons.

Ages birth - 18 months. Drop-in program. Mondays from 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 1st Floor Children's Program Room.

Toddlertime

Spring Session: Tuesday, March 26 - Tuesday, June 11

toddlers reading a bookChildren and their caregivers will enjoy stories, finger rhymes, felt stories, and music during this interactive 30 minute program.

Ages 19 months - 3 years. Drop-in program. Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.1st Floor Children's Program Room.

 

Preschool Storytime

Spring Session: Wednesday, March 27 - Wednesday, June 12 

a group of children listening to a storyAre you ready for some fun! Please join our enthusiastic Children's staff for 30 minutes of stories, rhymes and music. Those happy kids won't even realize that they are getting reading readiness skills as they listen and join in with our activities!

Ages 3 years +. Drop-in program. Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 1st Floor Children's Program Room.

Saturday Kids' Club     

Spring Session: Saturday, March 30 - Saturday, June 15

child performing a science experimentLooking for a great family hang out on a Saturday morning? Children of all ages can enjoy a fun art or science activity.

All ages. Drop-in program. Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.1st Floor Children's Program Room.

 

Upcoming dates:

  • Saturday June 1: L'il Artist: Yarn Crafts
  • Saturday June 8: L'il Scientist: It's World Ocean Day!

P.A. Day Activities

Are you looking for something to do on your P.A. Day?  Stop by the Children's Program Room to have fun, make friends, and to create something new!

All ages. Drop-in program. 1st Floor Children's Program Room.

Upcoming dates:

  • Friday May 31, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Rainbow Science

PAWS for Reading

Maggie May

PAWS for Reading is a program that allows children to read aloud to a therapy dog in order to improve reading and communication skills. Children will read individually to a trained therapy dog (and her handler) in our 1st Floor Program Room where they can feel comfortable, confident — and have fun! After all, a dog will not correct them or make them feel awkward if they stumble.

Beginner/Reluctant Readers: Ages 5 and up

Spend 15 minutes reading to a trained therapy dog!

Registration is now closed for our three upcoming dates. Please stay tuned for new dates for Paws for Reading.

 

Youth Chess Club

Join us for a biweekly evening of chess fun! Players of all skill levels are welcome.

For children & youth aged 9 - 17. This is a drop-in program. Biweekly on Tuesday's from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Children 10 years and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Drop-in program. 1st Floor Children's Program Room.

Upcoming dates:

  • Tuesday May 28, 2024
  • Tuesday June 11, 2024