Kids

Programming and Events for Kids!

Volunteer Information!

Middle School Community Service Winter Sessions 

Sessions are full! Session 3 will begin March 21st.

Grades 5 & 6 Thursdays, 2/28, and 3/14  from 4:45-5:45 pm

Grades 7 & 8 Thursdays, 2/21, and 3/7 from 4:45-5:45 pm

 


February Events


 

 

 

Chess Classes with Marty Sobin

Wednesdays, February  20th, 27th, March 6th, 20th & 27th,  For Grades 1 & up

 **Please only register for the class if you can make more than half of the sessions. If not please consider registering for chess classes at another time.  Registration is required, and will open 2 weeks ahead

 

Beginner Class  From 4:30 pm
Learn the basics of this challenging game of strategy. As a guideline, if the student does not know the finer details of chess, they will be comfortable in our beginner class. Click here to register.

Advanced Class  From 5:30 pm
If the student is familiar with the terms checkmate, castling, pawn promotion or en passant then this is the class for them! Click here to register for advanced chess.

 

 

Middle School Code Club

Mondays, February 25th – April 8th  from 5:00 – 6:00 pm Grades 5-8. Registration is required.

Code Club is an informal way for kids to learn Scratch, Javascript, HTML/CSS and Python. Kids choose what they want to work on, go at their own pace, and have fun.  Click here to register.

 

 

littleBits Challenge

Tuesday, February 26th from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm Ages 8 & Up

See what you can create with these circuits that snap together like LEGOs. Turn on a light, sound a buzzer and “invent” some fun household gadgets.

 

 

Family Game Day

Saturday, March 9th, 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Looking for something fun to do with the whole family? Come to the library for our Family Game Day! Play or bring your own board games, card games or enjoy a wild game of twister together. For families with children ages 5 and older.

 

 

 

 

Family Code Club

Sunday,  March 10th, from 2:00pm- 3:00pm

Families learn Scratch, Javascript and more together in this friendly, self-paced program. Some computers will be provided; however, participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or tablet. For families with children in grades 4-9.

 

 

 

 

Sunday Science with John Lyga

Sunday, March 17, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Children in grades 2 and up will experience science through hands-on experiments and discoveries. Space is limited. Registration Required.

 


Weekly Activities:


Ages 2 and Up:

 

Stories and More for Twos and Threes

Mondays,  February 25th- March 25th  from 10:30-11:00 am and Thursdays, February 21st – March 28th  from 10:30-11:00 am.                            For ages 2 – 3.

Children will learn the rhythm and routine of story time through theme-related books,                                                             finger plays, verses, rhymes, and will complete a simple craft.

 

 

STEM Story Time

Tuesdays, February 19th– February 26th  from 1:30 – 2:00  pm                          For Ages 3 1/2-5 *In March on Mondays from  1:30 – 2:00  pm

Through simple stories, activities and experiments, Preschoolers and caregivers will be introduced to STEM  (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts.

 

 

Ready-To-Read Story Time

Wednesdays, March 6th- March 27th  from 10:30-11:15 am. Drop in anytime. For ages 3 1/2 – 5 years. 

Through theme-related stories, preschoolers and their caregivers will be introduced to key early literacy skills. Songs, finger plays, games, and a craft will                                                                                    reinforce reading readiness.

 

 

 

Art a La Cart

Wednesdays, February 20th – March 27th  from 4:30-5:30 pm. Drop in anytime. For ages 3 and up. (Younger siblings are welcome)                               

This open studio approach to art programming is ideal for creative people with busy schedules. Children are encouraged to use their own imaginations to develop their own art.

 

Preschool Picassos

Thursdays, February 21st – March 28th  from 1:30-2:00 pm.For ages 3 – 5 years.

Preschool children will explore their creativity and experiment with different materials in a relaxed atmosphere.

 

 

Friday Fun

Fridays,February 22nd – March 29th  from 10:30 – 11:00 am. Ages 2 1/2 -5.

Each week focuses on a different hand-on, activity-based program featuring games, crafts, creativity, food and fun. Highlights include:

Healthy Snacks with Allie Sanderson: February 22nd and March 22nd

Yoga Story Time: March 1st

 


Birth to 2 1/2 Years:

 

Toddler Tales

Tuesdays, February 26th – March 26th from 9:30 – 10:00 am.                                      Ages 17 months – 2 1/2 years. 

This story time is just right for Toddlers. With shorter stories, action verses, finger plays, rhymes,and games, toddlers are sure to love listening and learning.

*Please note: The library will be closed at 9:30. Please enter the Community Room through the side door.

 

 

Baby Book Time Plus Additional Play Time! 

Wednesdays, February 20th – March 27th  from 9:30*-10:00 am.                            Baby Play Group from 10:00-10:30am For Birth – 17 months, with caregiver.

Babies and caregivers will be introduced to finger plays, baby games, action verses, and Mother Goose rhymes. Followed by Baby Play Group that is an open play time with toys.

*Please note: The library will be closed at 9:30. Please enter the Community Room through the side door.

 

 

Family Story Time

Every Saturday, from 10:30-11:15 am. All ages are welcome!

Saturday is family day! Enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, games, and a craft.


 

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