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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 Winter Storytimes
January 8- March 16

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 (birth through 18 months)
Mondays at 3:00 p.m. (No Chirp on January 15 and February 19)
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.

Tweens/Teens Get Crafty

Tweens/Teens grades 5 and up, can join us on the first Thursdays of the month for a new activity!
4:00-5:00 p.m. (lower level)

Thursday, January 4
Capture the magic of a snowy day in a jar.  We'll provide all of the supplies if you bring your imagination. We will provide materials, but feel free to bring anything you want to include inside your winter scene. Remember that the jars will be small.

Thursday, February 1
Learn the art of book folding. Create a heart within the pages of an old book.


Second Thursdays, January 11 & February 8

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


Second Saturdays, January 13 and February 17,  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

All Things Yarn

Third Thursdays, January 18 & February 15

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


Fourth Thursdays, January 25 & February 22

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

Multicultural Children's Book Day Read-In

Saturday, January 27, 10:00-Noon

Children all across the nation will be celebrating Multicultural Children's Book Day on January 27. Join us to #ReadYourWorld with celebrated local author Carmen Bernier-Grand, special guests and your friends. Cozy reading nooks and a plethora of books to choose from will be provided by your local librarians. Snacks will be available courtesy of the Friends of the Library. This program is sponsored by LO Stronger Together and the Friends of the Library. Recommended for grades K-5 and their families.

Micah and Me

Saturday, February 3, 10:30 a.m.

The Micah and Me Children's Music show is a dance party for kids starring their biggest fans, at-home dads!
Micah and Me is a Portland, Oregon-based kindie rock band featuring three dads who write and play music to inspire, excite and engage kids of all ages and the young at heart.  Join us for an upbeat, educational and outright silly show.
Recommended for children 0-7 and their caregivers.

Maker Space: Arctic Crawlers

Saturday, February 10, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (main floor)

Can you design and build an arctic crawler that can explore the frigid north? Use a toothbrush, motor, battery, and your creativity to take on a variety of polar challenges. This is a hands-on STEM activity that will have you working on the problem while having an arctic blast. All ages.

Chinese New Year Celebration

Saturday, February 24, 10:30-Noon

Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in Chinese culture. Also known as the Spring Festival, the holiday ushers in the lunar new year. Join preschool and kindergarten students from the Chinese American International School (CAIS) as they celebrate Chinese New Year with songs, dance, poetry and native costumes. Culture crafts for children will be offered.

Family Movie Nights

Note: The Library is closed on the first Monday of the month in January for Martin Luther King Day and in February for Presidents Day. Join us for Family Movie Night in March! Visit us later in the new year for more information.