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.
Hooked On Books...and the Arts too!
February 14, Chanhassen High School
Hooked on Books…and the Arts, too!
is a community-wide celebration in support of literacy and the arts. The event
has been an on-going partnership between Community Education Schools of Eastern
Carver County and the Carver County Library system.
Hooked on Books…and the Arts, too! is planning its tenth year of
programming! The event integrates literacy and the arts
in an imaginative and
innovative way. Memories are made for the participants, especially preschool
through fifth grade students and their families. Heroes are made out of authors,
illustrators, dancers, musicians, and artists, and inspiration takes place along
Saturday, February 21, 2015 we welcome
Minnesota native Derek Anderson to
our 10th annual event.