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Upcoming Programs for Children:

Crazy 8s Math Club
Tuesdays, September 5 - October 24
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Kids in grades 2-4 join the Crazy 8s Math Club, a totally new kind of math club where you'll build stuff, toss beach balls, make amazing mazes, and more! You'll have a blast with mischief-making activities like Beach Ball Party, Funny Money, and Glow-in-the-Dark City. We will meet every Tuesday from 4:00-5:00 p.m. for 8 weeks. It's Math gone wild! Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.

American Girl Tea
Saturday, September 30, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
You are cordially invited to an American Girl Tea! The Columbiana Public Library requests the pleasure of the company of girls ages 8-12 and their mothers for an American Girl Tea. Come enjoy crafts, refreshments, games, and, of course, tea! Pre-registration is required and group size is limited. You can register starting Friday, September 1st by calling or stopping in the library.

Cookies & Books
1st Wednesday of each month from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Students in grades 3-4 are invited to discuss great books, eat tasty cookies, and do fun activities.

Here are the books for each month:

September 6th: NERDS: National, Espionage, Rescue & Defense Society by Michael Buckley
October 4th: The 100-year-old Secret by Tracy Barrett
November 1st: Boys Against Girls by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

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

Babytime Babytime
September 19th, October 17th, and November 21st
Join us 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 caregiver. Come enjoy stories, nursery rhymes & songs. Pre-registration is required & group size is limited.

September 7 - November 16
Toddlertime will be held Thursday mornings from 10-10:30 a.m. OR 11:00-11:30 a.m. for toddlers ages 18 – 36 months and their parent/caregiver. Pre-registration is required.

Storytime Storytime
September 6 - November 16
Storytime will be held Wednesday mornings from 10:00-10:45 a.m. OR Thursday afternoons from 1:00-1:45 p.m. for kids ages 3-5. Come enjoy stories, fingerplays, and songs. Pre-registration is required.

Movies, Movies, Movies!
Thursday, September 14, 3:30 p.m.
Two overly imaginative pranksters hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero who only wears his cape and his underpants. Call the library for the title and more movie information. Dates and times to follow as new popular movies are released.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
This free program encourages you to read 1,000 books with your child before they enter Kindergarten. The program beginds 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 beginning September 1st.

New Materials for Children:

New Pictures Books

Click, Clack, Surprise!
by Doreen Cronin

The Storybook Knight
by Helen Docherty

Good night, bat! Good morning, squirrel!
by Paul Meisel

New Fiction Books

Missy Piggle-Wiggle and the Whatever Cure
by Ann M. Martin

Sword in the stacks
by Jen Swann Downey

Mrs. Moody in the Birthday Jinx by Megan McDonald

New Non-Fiction Books

American Girl Ultimate Visual Guide: A Celebration of the American Girl Story
by Carrie Anton

The Book of Knights
by Julia March

by Elizabeth Carney