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Kids Programs

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Find out about all of our programs for young people, including, kids create, wii gaming, knitting, Legos, movies, storytimes and special suprises!

2017 Summer Storytime Session:  July 10-September 15.
Note: Chirp Musical Laptime will Meet on Five Mondays During the Summer. See Below.


Preschool Storytime (three to five years old)
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. 
Toddler Storytime (two to three years old)
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Fun for Ones Storytime (12- 24 months)
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
Baby Storytime (birth through 12 months)
Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
Chirp Musical Laptime with Keeley St. Clair (birth through 18 months)
Mondays at 3:00 p.m. (July, 24 and 31, August 14, 21, 28.)
Chirp is an early childhood music program that focuses on healthy brain development, deepening bonds, and the magic of creative self-expression through music and movement.  The program is designed to nurture healthy development through engaging musical activities.

Kids CREATE

Second Thursdays, September 14 & October 12

Drop in between 3:30-4:30 pm (lower level)

Creativity is a foundation of all other milestones in educational development. Harnessing creativity at a young age, when brain development and plasticity are at their peak, not only optimizes academic success, but is critical for social and emotional development, critical thinking and problem solving.

Recommended for grades K-5

All Things Yarn

Third Thursdays, September 21 & October 19

Drop in between 4:00-5:30 pm (lower level)

Have you always wanted to learn how to knit? Are you an experienced knitter who likes to hang out with friends while knitting?  Either way, we’re here for you.  We’ll provide the yarn and snacks, and the Teen Board will provide their expertise and patience.

Recommended for all ages 5-99

Kids BUILD

Fourth Thursdays, September 28 & October 26

Drop in between 3:30-4:30 pm (lower level)

Find your inner engineer, as you cut, paste, and build with cardboard, popsicle sticks, or whatever materials we are recycling this month.

Recommended for grades K-5

Tweens Get Crafty

Thursdays, September 7, October 5, November 2, December 7 4:00-5:00 (main floor near teen section)

Tweens/Teens grades 5 and up, can join us on the first Thursdays of the month for a new activity!

Thursday, September 7
Button maker and brainstorming! 

Thursday, October 5
Needle felted monsters!

Thursday, November 2
TBD

Thursday, December 7
Homemade ornaments and gifts!

LEGO Club

Saturdays, September 9, October 14, November 11, and December 9,  10:30-noon (lower level)

Drop in every second Saturday to imagine, build and create. Each month we’ll pick a theme to build upon and creations will be displayed for all to see.
Recommended for grades k-5

Family Movie Nights

Mondays, August 21, September 18, October 16 at 6:00-8:00 P.M., lower level

We’ll provide the big screen, cozy blankets to sit on, and snacks. (We’re prohibited by our movie licensing agreement from using the movie titles in our publicity. We've included clues below. Feel free to visit or call the Library to find out the movie title.)

Monday, August 21
Based on a children's book, it features a Baby who is very Boss like!

Monday, September 18
Also based on a children's book, it's about a superhero/Captain clad only in his Underpants!

Monday, October 16
Our fingers are crossed that the 3rd movie about Minions will be released in time, check back to make sure!

Paint your Own Pumpkin

Friday, October 27, 1:00-3:00 pm (lower level)

Why not paint your pumpkin purple and add a few googly eyes? Bring a pumpkin if you can. If not, we’ll have plenty to choose from. We’ll provide paints and brushes and plenty of drop cloths.

Scully the Scarecrow Welcomes the Fall

Scully the Scarecrow Welcomes the Fall: Penny’s Puppets

Saturday, October 21, 10:30 am (lower level)

Scully the Scarecrow has been busy all summer keeping the crows away from the farm harvest. Now that the vegetables and fields area being harvested Scully can have some time off, but being all alone in the field without his harvest friends proves lonely. Meet Punky the Pumpkin, Creeks the black cat and a basket variety of the fall vegetable harvest. As Scully discovers a new unlikely friends to keep him company as the seasons change.