Youth Services

SPECIAL PROGRAMS | WEEKLY PROGRAMS | MONTHLY PROGRAMS


SPECIAL PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Dec. 13 @ 2:30 & 3:30 p.m. | Cookie Cottages
Children 5 and older are invited to make their own cookie cottages using cookies, candy, and lots of frosting. Registration required.

 
 

Dec. 23 @ 2 p.m. | Celebration of Light
Learn about the different holidays celebrated during the winter months through stories and songs, and make your own lantern to celebrate the winter solstice.

 


WEEKLY PROGRAMS

Mondays @ 10:00 a.m. | Wiggle Worms
Music, movement, stories, and more for children ages 0 to 5 and their caregivers.

Tuesdays @ 10:00 a.m. | Toddler Time
Our lap sit program helps your child develop language and literacy skills by singing songs, sharing books, and learning nursery rhymes, while interacting with other children and caregivers. There will be no Toddler Time on 12/24.

Tuesdays @ 3:00 p.m. | LEGOs at the Library
Free-form LEGO build for children 5 and older. There will be no LEGOs at the Library on 12/24.

Tuesdays @ 6:00 p.m. | First LEGO League
Guided by adult coaches, FIRST LEGO League teams research a real-world problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc., and are challenged to develop a solution. Using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology, they must design, build, and program a robot that completes related tasks to compete on a table-top playing field. For children ages 8 to 14.

Wednesdays @ 10:00 a.m. | Family Story Time
A weekly program that readies your child for Kindergarten by sharing stories, educational activities and art projects. For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. There will be no Family Story Time at the Library on 12/25.

Wednesdays @ 3:00 p.m. | LEGO Build
Structured LEGO time with a different theme each week. For children 5 and up. There will be no LEGO Build on 12/25.

Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m. | Thoughtful Thursday Play
Come join us as we share stories, songs, and fun for children ages 3-5 with their parents or caregivers. Thoughtful Thursdays are all about exploring topics like identifying & managing feelings, learning techniques to focus & calm down, expressing gratitude, and more. Calming activities include yoga, mindful breathing, and arts & crafts. There will be no Thoughtful Thursday Play on 11/28.

Fridays @ 10:00 a.m. | Incredible Infants
A weekly program for babies from birth to 1 year and their parents or caregivers. Designed to support babies’ language development and learning by experiencing repetitive songs, lap bounces, finger plays and stories.


MONTHLY PROGRAMS

1st Mondays of the month @ 6:00 p.m. | Rockin’ Readers
A book group for curious readers age 8 to 12. Parents are welcome to join. Call the library to see what we are reading next and how to get a copy.

1st Mondays of the month @ 7:00 p.m. | Avid Readers
A book group for kids 11 & 12 who enjoy challenging books. Call the library to see what we are reading next and how to get a copy.

1st Thursdays of the month @ 3:30 p.m. | The Lab
STEAM-powered activities for children 6 to 12.

    • Thurs. Dec. 5: Frosty the Snow Can

2nd Wednesdays of the month @ 6:00 p.m. | Food For Thought
Children 3 to 8 with an adult are invited to share books, recipes, food, and fun! For this program, each child and parent sign-up to host one session where they: choose food-related books for the group to read together; bring the food as a snack to share; lead a discussion on books and/or recipes; and provide a related activity.

    • Wed. Dec. 11

3rd Mondays of the month @ 3:30 p.m. | Barks & Books
Read to your favorite therapy dogs. For readers 6 and older. Registration required.

    • Mon. Dec. 16
    • Mon. Jan. 27*
    • Mon. Feb. 24*

*These dates have been moved from the 3rd to the 4th Monday of the month to accommodate for a holiday.

3rd Thursdays of the month @ 6:00 p.m. | Tween Scene
A different themed activity each month for tweens ages 8 to 12.

    • Thurs. Nov. 21: Fall Fun
    • Thurs. Dec. 19: Holiday Iron Chef