Programming

The Children’s Room offers a variety of programming for children of all ages.

Full schedule of children’s programs!

Story Time is more than stories!

Story Time Classes

  • Toddler Time (ages 12 – 35 months) — Toddler Time – Toddlers and caregivers enjoy finger rhymes, music, reading time, and simple crafts. Sessions are offered in spring, summer and fall. Check the library calendar for exact dates and times. Class size is limited to 10 caregivers and toddlers and lasts approximately 30 minutes. Registration is required.
  • Story Time (ages 3 – 6 years) — Story Time – Children enjoy stories, music, finger rhymes, and crafts in this 30 minute program. A new theme is featured each week. Sessions are offered in spring, summer and fall. Check the library calendar for exact dates and times. Registration is required.

Monthly Programs

  • Make It/Take It Crafts — Make It/Take It – Kids of all ages can make a craft in the children’s room one day a month. Check the library calendar for exact dates and times. This is a drop-in program. No registration required.
  • T’ween program — T’ween Program – 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders can participate in a fun monthly program just for them. Check the library calendar for exact dates and times. Registration is required.
  • Family Movies — Family Movies – Families can enjoy new releases along with free popcorn and drinks. Check the library calendar for exact dates and times. Registration is required.

Special Programs

  • Read 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten –Read 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten – Challenge yourself to read 1,000 books to your child before kindergarten. Prizes are given after reading 500 and 1,000. Registration is on-going and required. Get full details at 1kb4k
  • Bats and Boo…ks — Bats and Boo…ks – Dress up in your favorite costume and enjoy visiting the library for games, crafts, a straw maze, stories, refreshments and fun! This program takes place every year in October.
  • Christmas with Santa — Christmas with Santa – Children can visit with Santa Claus and enjoy games, crafts, stories, and refreshments. This program generally takes place in early December.
  • Summer Reading Program — Summer Reading Program – Kids ages birth to 17 can participate in the summer reading program, earning prizes for reaching reading goals. The summer reading program also includes many special programs, crafts, and parties that encourage kids to continue reading throughout the summer. More information will be available online in May.
  • Battle of the Books — Battle of the Books – Teams of elementary and junior high students compete in a battle of the books competition each April. Teams all read the same 10 titles and answer questions about them. Winners receive trophies and everyone has a blast! More info here Battle of the Books