For Children

We Offer Great Services for Kids!


Come visit and take advantage of all the great services we have to offer: StoryTimes for all ages, crafts, special events, suggested reads, puzzles and games, links to resources and of course all of our great books, CDs, videos, and recorded books.

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Special events in december

Saturday, December 7, 10:30-11:30 a.m.  Read to a TheraPAWS Therapy Pet

DOCTOR WHO UGLY SWEATER DAY  Saturday, December 14, 12 - 2 p.m.  Celebrate the Doctor and make an ugly sweater.  registration required.  All ages.

Thursday, December 19, 4 - 5 p.m.  BEGINNER BOOKWORM.  An interactive literacy group for young children and their parents.  Ages 8 and up.

Friday, December 27, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.  Animal Adventures.  Join us for a meet and greet with some wild animals.  All ages.

Friday, December 27, 1 - 3 p.m.  Mario Kart Tournament!!  Test your racing skills in this epic tournament.  Game will be played on a Nintendo Switch.  Ages 6-18.  Registration required.

                  NEW PROGRAMS THIS fall

PICTURE BOOK CLUB, 3RD FRIDAY OF THE MONTH, 2 P.M.

Learn about important people in history.  We'll read a non-fiction picture book aloud, and follow up with a discussion or craft.  Ages 7 and up.  Refreshments.

Schedule:

  • September 20:  Pocket Full of Colors: the Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire by Amy Guglielmo.
  • October 18: Mary who wrote Frankenstein by Linda Bailey
  • November 15: Henry and the Cannons by Don Brown
  • December 20: Ada's Ideas: the Story of Ada Lovelace, the world's first computer programmer by Fiona Robinson
  • January 17: Crayon Man: the True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons
  • February 21: Before She was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome
  • March 20: She Persisted: 13 American Women who Changed the World by Chelsea Clinton
  • April 17: Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets by Kwame Alexander
  • May 15: The Eleventh Hour by Jacques Goldstyn

newbery book club, 3rd WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH AT 1 P.M. AND 6 P.M.

Read and discuss Newbery Award-winning books.  Ages 8 and up.  Refreshements. 

October 16, 1 and 6 p.m.--Bud, not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis.



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Weekly  Programs in the YOUTH LIBRARY

Monday


  • 10:30 - 11:00 am- Storytime with Ms. Jane. All ages
  • 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Maker Monday.  Ages 7 and up
  • 6:00 - 7:00  pm - Pokemon Game Night.  Just drop in and play.  All ages

Tuesday


  • 10:30 - 11:00 am - Storytime with Ms. Jane. All ages
  • 4:00 - 4:45  pm - Afternoon crafts with Ms. June.  Ages 5 and up

WEDNESDAY

  • 1:00 - 2:00 pm - Newbury Book Club. Ages 8 and up.  3rd Wednesday of the Month
  • 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Game Day.  Ages 6 and up.
  • 6:00 - 7:00 pm  Newbery Book Club.  Ages 8 and up. 3rd Wednesday of the month.

Thursday

  • 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. - Lego Club.  All ages--just drop in!

Friday

  
  • 10:30 - 11:30 am - Steam Garden Play Group  Starts September 13
  • 12:30 - 1:00 pm - Picture Book Club. Ages 7 and up. 3rd Friday of the month.
  • 3:30 - 4:45 pm -Game Day.  Ages 6 and up.

homework center--Monday through Thursday


  • 3 - 5 p.m. - Homework Center. Do your homework at the library! The homework center provides students ages 6 and up with a safe and supportive environment for their studies. Computers, reference materials and extra school supplies are available for students.

Family Storytimes


Family storytimes are every  Monday and Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

Each time, Ms. Jane will delight your preschooler with stories, songs, and movement. Come and "shake your sillies out!"

On the first Tuesday of every month, Mister Wally joins us with his guitar for more fun!

Tuesday Crafts with Ms. June


Time to get creative! Join our resident artist, Ms. June, to create fun things every Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the Youth Library. For ages 6-12, no registration required.