Children

  1. Mon Dec. 2 - Tue Dec. 24

  2. Fri Dec. 13

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Happenings in Children's

We have a lot of things happening in the Children's area.  Scroll down the page to find information on the program you're interested in, or call us at 657-8256.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Do you have a child not yet in kindergarten? Sign up today and foster a love of reading at an early age. Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are all encouraged to participate. 

One book a day = 1000 books before kindergarten!

 Register Here

Beary Merry Holiday

December 2nd to December 24th

Two special bears will be visiting the library this holiday season! Snowflake and Jingle Bell will be spending time in Children’s Services. They plan on having a few adventures while they are here and we’re sure our security camera will see what they are doing! 

• Stop by the Children’s desk daily to view the picture of what the bears did the night before

• Use the picture to find the Snowflake and Jingle Bell located somewhere in the Children’s area 

• Tell the Librarian where you found the Snowflake and Jingle Bell to earn an entry into a drawing for a chance to win a prize! 

• You may enter daily from December 2nd  to December 24th.

Kids Ready to Code!

December 9th & 13th

Story Tower

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Come celebrate Computer Science Education Week at the library! Children and tweens 0-12 are invited to come learn beginning coding through animation and other fun games
  • No knowledge or experience needed
  • Pre-registration required, please call 657-8256 to register for a single spot the 9th or 13th.

     

Holiday Make and Take Winter Craft

Monday, December 16

Craft Corner 

3:00 pm - 4:45 pm

  • Celebrate the Holidays by making cards to give to your loved ones! (Winter Holiday Inclusive)
  • Clean up begins at 4:45 pm.
  • Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Limit 2 cards per participant.
  • All children are welcome, no registration required.

Kids Books to Movies

2:00pm 

Watch a movie based on a book! Stay for the whole movie, and be entered into a drawing for a copy of the movie and the book the movie is based on.

Thursday, December 26th      Community Room

“Polar Express” based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg. Rated G, running time of 1 hr. 40 mins.

Friday, December 27th       Story Tower

“Dumbo” based on the book by Helen Aberson and Harold Pearl. Rated PG, running time of 1 hr. 52 mins.

Saturday, December 28th    Story Tower

“Mary Poppins Returns” based on the book by P.L. Travers. Rated PG, running time of 2 hrs. 20 mins.

R.E.A.D. to a Dog  

Saturday, January 4th

Story Tower

11am - Noon

  • Each reader will have the chance to read to one dog
  • All children who are readers are welcome
  • Registration is the day of the program at the Children's desk
  • Space is limited
  • More Information on R.E.A.D.

Yoga Story Time

Thursday, January 9th

Story Tower

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Enjoy a story and find your zen through movement and mindfulness.
  • All children welcome—no prior registration required, just show up on time.
  • No mat? No problem! Borrow one of ours!
  • Yoga instructor is a certified yoga teacher and registered through Yoga Alliance

Worldbook Early LearningWorld Book Early World of Learning


Available online now!

Log in and enjoy an interactive learning environment where the youngest explorers have fun while immersed in content and tools that will prepare them for a successful educational journey!

Features:

  • Videos
  • Images
  • Stories
  • Games and Activities  


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Vox Books!

Available now in the Children's Area!

Make learning and literacy development more exciting with VOX Books. VOX Books are physical books equipped with an audio player that narrates to children as they follow along. 

Features:

  • Hardcover book with full audio recording 
  • Headphone jack for individual learning and a built-in speaker
  • Fully portable– the rechargeable battery allows up to 100 listens per charge and no Wi-Fi or data are required
  • Easy set up– simply push a button to listen and read, from beginning to end