Kids Programs

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

 

We are on a storytime break, storytime will resume April 9!

2018 Spring Storytimes
April 9 - June 13


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.
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, April 5 - Recycled pots and seed starter necklaces
It is time to sow the seeds for a beautiful or flavorful garden. You can start indoors with these easy seed pots made from recycled newspaper. Dennis’ 7 Dees Nursery will provide you with everything you need, as well as instruction, to get your garden off on the right foot. 

Thursday, May 3 – Whimsical birdhouses
Start with a wooden base structure that can be embellished however you wish. We’ll provide mosaic tiles, corks and twigs and moss, buttons and bits of metal. Bring along anything you’d like to use. 

Kids CREATE
Second Thursdays, April 12 & May 10

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

LEGO Club
Second Saturdays, April 14 & May 12,  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, April 29 & May 17

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, March 22, April 26 & May 24

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

Arbor Week – Seed the world around you
Saturday April 7, 1-2:30 pm

In the tradition of “guerilla gardening” we’ll teach you to make seed balls that you can then plant in your garden or scatter in the wild.  All supplies will be provided, in the form of wildflower seeds, dirt and water. Plan on getting your hands dirty for this project, and taking home a garden waiting to bloom.

Recommended for grades k-5

Storytime and the Library, presented by the Youth Action Council!
Saturday April 28, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins & Anansi and the Moss Covered Rock

Penny’s Puppets:  Sweet Pollinators
Saturday May 5, 10:30 am

Buzzy the Bee takes you on a pollination adventure. Learn about different Pollinators, like Bee's, Butterfly's and Beetles. Be part of a food Parade all of which is here because of the pollinators help, and much more. All while singing, laughing and clapping along with this musical puppet original productions by Penny's Puppets.

Family Movie Nights
Fourth Mondays, March 26, April 23 & May 28​

Family Movie night is back and we’re pulling out all the stops by bringing in some brand new releases. Give us a call if you want to know the titles, but here are a few clues.

March 26: There's plenty of music in the land of the dead and the living.
April 23:  A bull and a bee can have interesting consequences.
May 28:  A bear in a floppy hat is hard to hide.