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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.

City Vehicles at the Library!

Friday, June 30, 10:30-Noon

Join us in the parking lot to visit and explore some of the City’s most important vehicles: a police car, a fire truck, a backhoe and Oscar the Street Sweeper.

Summer Activities for grades K & up!  All programs begin at 3:30

June 26—Tinker Camp! Build a city in the library. We’ll take over the floor of the storytime area & build for 3 days straight.
June 27—Tinker Camp! The city in the library is growing, come and help build.
June 28—Tinker Camp! Putting the final touches on our city, roads, and signs and everything else.
June 29—Painted Rocks! Fill your neighborhood with inspiring decorated rocks!
June 30—Community Helpers! Write letters to and make puppets of your favorite helper!


July 17—Mad Science—Build a super structure! Explore superstructures, boats, bridges & puzzles!
July 18—Pinhole Cameras! Make your own camera and get ready for the eclipse early!
July 19—Craft Factory—Felt making fun! Learn how to make felt & work as a team to make yardage!
July 20—Craft Factory—Scarves! Embellish scarves & get ready to go back to school in style!
July 21—Craft Factory—Mitten Assembly Line! Join the team and help make mittens for a good cause!


August 7-Vinyl Clings with Addie Boswell! Make reusable vinyl clings, & spread the joy!
August 8—Eclipse Art! Get in the spirit of the eclipse with fun projects!
August 9—-Upcycle T-Shirts! Make your favorite old shirt into your favorite new bag!
August 10—Design with Perler Beads!
August 11-Twirly Whirly workshop with Kathy Karbo!We’ll explore movement, color, texture, patterns, light and shadow while creating whirly toys!


Saturdays, July 8, & August 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

Family Movie Nights

Mondays, June 19, July 17 & August 21 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, June 19
What do you know?  They created a movie featuring our favorite building blocks and bat like superhero!

Monday, July 17
Dancing candlesticks!  This Beauty of a live action movie is a remake of a classic Disney cartoon, it's a Beast of a film!

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