Programs for Children

Virtual storytimes are held on Facebook every Wed & Sat @ 10:30am. 

Request an At-Home Storytime Kit to check out and read at home. https://tinyurl.com/storytimekit

 


ALL IN-PERSON PROGRAMS AND STORYTIMES ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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 chairsMondays 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. (all year)

  • Preschool Storytime is suggested for children age 3-5. This traditional storytime features stories, songs, rhymes, film and take home crafts.
  • Family Evening Storytime will be held each Monday at 6:30 p.m. year round.  Family Storytime includes stories, songs, a film and take home crafts.  It is open to children and families of all ages but best for under 6 years old.

Wednesdays 9:30a.m. 

  • Babytime is a program designed for babies, birth to 18 months old.  Babies will discover books, songs and rhymes. There is a playtime held following the storytime.

Thursdays 9:30 & 10:30a.m. 

  • Toddler Storytime is geared for children age 1-3 to interact with stories, songs and movement activities. There is a social playtime held following the storytime.

Fridays 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. (all year)

  • Toddler Storytime is geared for children age 1-3 to interact with stories, songs and movement activities. There is a social playtime held following the storytime.

Supervising adults are requested to accompany their children and to take them outside if they become disinterested or disruptive.

Daycare and School Storytimes

Preschool storytimes are offered for day care institutions, public and private preschools and for individuals who provide in-home child care. Supervising adults are responsible for the behavior and safety of the children in their group. Times may be arranged by calling the children's services office: 405-372-3633 Ext. 8116.

Groups may schedule a storytime once a month from September through May.

Schools or organizations may request a library tour or visit.

Please use this form to schedule a storytime or visit.

 

SPECIAL PROGRAMMING

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 child 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."