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Upcoming Programs for Children:

Storybook Tea Party
Saturday, October 2, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Registration begins September 1
Girls ages 7-10 and their mothers are cordially invited to the Columbiana Public Library for a Storybook Tea. Come to a Mad Hatter tea party as we make a craft, play games, and enjoy refreshments based on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Registration is required and group size is limited.

Intrigued by the First Line?
October 4 - 30
Scurry on in and read the first line! Starting October 4, books will be wrapped with the first line attached to the front of the book. Books will be displayed in each department and inside each book there will be a form to fill out and return. All entries returned by October 30 will be eligible to win a prize donated by the Friends of the Library.

Kidz Klub
Want to have some fun after school? Come to our Kidz Klub in October. We will do fun activities, play a game and just have a lot of fun. We will meet every Thursday in October from 4:00-5:00 p.m. This is open to kids in Grades K-4. Registration is required.

October 7: Bingo
October 14: Lego
October 21: Candy Experiments
October 28: Game Day

Celebrate Children's Book Week
November 8th - 13th
Kids can visit the Youth Services Department for fun contests, activities and a chance to win prizes during Children’s Book Week, November 8 - 13, during regular library hours.

Kids' Craft Take & Make Kits
Kids in Preschool through 4th grade can pick up a craft kit with supplies and directions to make a simple cute craft. Kits will be available while supplies last.

October 4: Yarn Wrapped Owls
November 1: Popsicle Stick Turkeys

STEM Take and Make Kit
Kids in Grades 1 - 4 pick up your STEM take and make kit each month. Kits are available beginning on the following dates, while supplies last.

October 18: Climbing Robot
November 15: Homemade Launchers

Guessing Game
The guessing game is back in the Youth Services Department! Guess how many items are in the jar when you visit the library each month for a chance to win fun prizes. Game changes monthly.

Babytime Babytime
October 19 & November 16
10:00-10:30 a.m.
Come with your baby ages 6-18 months and enjoy a lapsit program with stories, rhymes and playtime. Class is the third Tuesday of every month, beginning September 21, from 10-10:30 a.m.
Registration is required & group size is limited.

September 2 - November 18
10:00-10:30 a.m. OR 11:00-11:30 a.m.
Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers come enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a simple craft. Fall session runs for 12-weeks every Thursday morning from 10-10:30 a.m. OR 11-11:30 a.m. beginning September 2.
Registration is required and group size is limited.

Storytime Storytime
September 1 - November 17
10:00-10:45 a.m.
Children ages 3-5 come enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a simple craft. This preschool program will run 12-weeks beginning September 1. Sessions are held Wednesday mornings from 10-10:45 a.m. Registration is required.
Registration is required and group size is limited.

Cookies & Books Book Discussion
1st Wednesday of each month

Grades 3-4
Read a good book, eat sweet treats and do fun activities. Each month we will read books from a different genre. Sessions are the first Wednesday of every month for students in grades 3-4.
Here are the books for each month:

October 6: Mystery
November 3: Historical Fiction

Registration is requested.

OH WOW! Passes
The OH WOW! Passes are available for check out. Call the library for more information.

STEAM Kits Available
We have STEAM Kits available to check out with a valid library card. The kits include a book and activity based on one or more Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics themes. The kits will circulate for 2 weeks and are located being the Youth Services Reference Desk. Ask a librarian for more information.

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.