Programs for Children

Calendar of Events - check all of the events, dates and times at the library.

PUBLIC STORYTIMES

Public storytimes are presented for parents and caregivers/babysitters accompanying their own children.

storytime chairs

Indoor storytimes! 
Storytimes have been paused over the winter break. On February 1, 2022, we will provide an update on the next storytimes.
 
Grab & Go craft bags
Simple crafts are available for all on top of the Children's New Bookshelf. New crafts are set out about once a week depending on demand. Most crafts are geared towards preschool and lower elementary age with adult guidance.   

READING PROGRAMS

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten (aka 1KB4K) is a year-round program designed to encourage families to have read at least a thousand books to their children before they enter kindergarten. Visit 1KB4K for more details.

Summer Reading Program

The library's summer reading program is one of the largest in the state and runs from mid-May through July.  It includes a reading program, incentives for achieving reading goals, weekly performances by fun entertainers, weekly family films and chances to win end of summer grand prizes.  For more information about the summer reading program, visit "Summer @ the Library."

Winter Reading Program

The library annually holds a winter reading program for all ages and starts in December (start and end dates vary).  For more information about the winter reading program, visit "Winter Reading Program."