Programs

All programs are held in the Children’s Library Program Room unless otherwise noted.  Children may go into the program room by themselves, but we encourage the parents to stay in the Children’s Library while their child is in programming.   Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by someone 13 years of age or older in the Children’s Library.

Story Times:  Mondays at 11:30 a.m. and repeated on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.

  • All ages
  • Year around
  • Lasts approximately 45 minutes and includes stories with activities or crafts

We provide a relaxed environment for children and parents to share the love of books.  We encourage parents to participate with their children and be good role models for behavior.   We keep our door open to encourage children to wander in and listen or wander out to explore if they are finished listening.  It is up to the parent to decide when to leave the room in order not to disturb other listeners. 

Summer Reading Program: This is a special 6 week program for all ages to promote reading during the summer months. Typically the programs are held the last 2 weeks of June and 4 weeks in July.  There will be a special themed program presented each week on Mondays at 6:00 p.m. and repeated on Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. and Fridays at 10:00 a.m.  This allows families to choose the best day and time for their schedule.  We also have other special events available in addition to the weekly themed programs.  They are as follows: 

  • Movies on the big screen in the large meeting room on Tuesdays at 11:00a.m.
  • A weekly entertainment program such as magicians, music, storytelling, field trips, etc.
  • 16mm Films in the children’s library program room

Winter Reading Program:  This is a special program to promote family time at the library.  The program lasts for 6 weeks during the months of January and February.  A special event/program is offered each week in which the entire family can partake.

After-school, holiday, and seasonal programs:  These programs are mainly for school age children.  We provide stories, crafts, or activities relating to various holidays and seasonal themes.  Check the library calendar for dates and times each month.  Dates, times, and programs vary.

8-12 year old programs:  The library offers programming specifically geared for children 8-12 years old.  No younger siblings please.  Check calendar for dates and times of programs.

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