Library has a variety of fun and educational events for families. We welcome all
families to visit us for a storytime, art activity or other program at their
local branch. Family events
are a great opportunity for families to meet new friends, schedule play dates
for children and mingle with other parents.
Please visit the full
library calendar for a complete listing of events, locations and details.
The following events are a few of our most favorite family programs.
For children from birth to 18 months. Babies and their caregivers share
quality time in a 20-minute session designed to encourage language
development through sharing board books and movement activities, followed by
time for visiting and play.
For children ages 18 months to 3. Toddlers and their caregivers are welcome to
join us for 20 minutes of action-packed fun with stories, rhymes, fingerplays,
and musical movement for this busy age group. Come shake your sillies out with
us! No registration required.
For children ages 3 to 6. Children and their caregivers are invited to come
and share 30 minutes of stories, music and movement that encourages the
development of early literacy skills. No registration required.
For all ages, with a focus on children age 2 and up. Children, parents and
their caregivers are invited to come and share 30 minutes of stories, music
and movement that encourages the development of early literacy skills. No
TAILS FOR READING
School Age children are welcome to read books aloud to therapy dogs to
encourage confidence in reading. Please call or stop by the library to sign
up for 15-minute reading sessions.
Sensitive storytimes are geared for children ages 10 and under
who have a challenging time in large groups, who are on the autism spectrum, or who are susceptible to sensory overload. Preschool-level books, songs and movements will be used during these storytimes.
These storytimes are not appropriate for daycares to attend as a group.
If you have any questions, please contact Kristin Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org)
--Mondays, October 5, October 19, November 2, November 16, 10:30
Ages 3-5. Join us for a special digital storytime as we explore apps and books using the library's iPad lab. Learn how digital technology can support your child's early literacy development.
--2nd Saturday of the month, October 10, November 14, December 12, 10:30 am
Enjoy a combined Storytime and StoryWalk featuring Where's My Teddy
by Jez Alborough
. StoryWalks encourage children to read outside in their local city parks. In case of rain a storytime will be held in the library.
Thursday, September 17, 10:30 am
Saturday, September 19, 10:00 am
Monday, September 28, 10:30 am