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Upcoming Programs for Children:

Children's Summer Reading Program
June 5-July 24, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Kids in grades K - 4 are invited to join the Universe of Stories space themed Summer Reading Program each Wednesday. Come register and make a craft on Wednesday, June 5 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

"Wee Read" Preschool Reading Program
June 1 - July 31

Children ages 2-5 who have NOT been to Kindergarten can earn prizes when they join our "Wee Read" Preschool Reading Program this summer! This program is designed to encourage parents and their preschoolers to increase the amount of time they read together. Come to the Youth Services Department anytime beginning June 1 to pick up a reading record and for more information.

Robotics Programs are Coming to the Library this Summer!
Saturday, July 13 from 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Grades 1-4

Learn the basics of coding without any screens! Use your imagination to create and design adventures and codes for the Ozobots to follow.

Registration is required and space is limited.
Programs sponsored by the Friends of the Columbiana Public Library.

Cookies & Books Book Discussion
1st Wednesday of each month from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Please note the earlier time during the summer months.

Grades 3-4
Read a good book, eat sweet treats, and do fun activities! Students are invited to bring a sack lunch to enjoy during the program; the library will provide drink and dessert.
Here are the books for each month:

June 5: The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies
July 3: Reader's Choice

Books will be available in the Youth Services Department.
Registration is requested.

Babytime Babytime
June 18 and July 16

10:00-10:30 a.m.
Join us on the third Tuesday of the month from 10:00-10:30 a.m. for a lapsit program for babies ages 6-18 months and their parent/caregiver. Come enjoy stories, nursery rhymes, and songs. There will be a time of play for the babies & for the adults to socialize after the program.
Registration is required & group size is limited.

June 6 - July 18
10:00-10:30 a.m.

Children ages 18-36 months are invited to the library on Thursday mornings for a lapsit program including stories, rhymes, songs, and a simple craft. For more information, call or stop in the library.
Registration is required.

Storytime Preschool Storytime
June 6 - July 18
Thursdays: 11:00-11:45 a.m.

Children ages 3-5 (who have not been to Kindergarten yet) are invited to the library on Thursday mornings for a storytime program including stories, fingerplays, songs, and a simple craft. For more information call or stop in the library.
Registration is required.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

This free program encourages you to read 1,000 books with your child before they enter Kindergarten. The program begins September 1st and is for kids from birth to the beginning of Kindergarten. Reading together helps develop important pre-reading skills to encourage learning success. Earn fun incentives while preparing your child to succeed in school.
Stop by the Youth Services Department to register and for more information.

New Materials for Children:

New Pictures Books

Bear's Book
by Claire Freedman

Plinka Plinka shake shake
by Emma Garcia

The Someone New
by Jill Twiss

New Fiction Books

Escape from the Isle of the Lost
by Melissa De la Cruz

Masters of Mischief
by Rachel Renee Russell

Thea Stilton and the Phantom of the Orchestra by Thea Stilton

New Non-Fiction Books

The Race to Space
by Clive Gifford

Toy Story 4: The Official Guide
by Ruth Amos

125 Animals that Changed the World
by Brenna Maloney