Children’s Programs

After-School Tutoring
Winter Session January 8 – May 16: Monday-Thursday 4-6 PM
Study Sharp free tutoring and homework help for all K-12 students. Whether your student is catching up or trying to get ahead, our professional tutors are here to help your child succeed.  Appointments are available by clicking the button below or can be scheduled by calling the library.

Drawing with Mr. Don
Wednesdays, April 17 & May 15, 4:00-5:00 PM
Grades 1-4
Kids in can join Mr. Don for an informal drawing lesson on fun topics. Please sign up for each class you are interested in attending. April’s lesson will focus on drawing spring animals and May’s lesson will focus on drawing mythical creatures.

Nail Art Fun
Thursday, April 18, 4:00-6:00 PM
Grades 1-12
Kids, tweens, and teens can stop by the library to learn fun ways to paint your nails. Volunteers from the CCCTC’s Cosmetology Class will be at the library to share their nail care expertise. Summer designs will be on display for inspiration.

Read to Some Bunny
Monday, April 22, 4:00-6:00 PM
Grades 1-4
Cute, cuddly, and non-intimidating bunnies are perfect listeners! Sign up to read aloud to live, registered, and certified Bunnies in Baskets (therapy rabbits) for 15-minute sessions. Rabbits are provided by F5RS (Frisky Ferrets, Fuzzies, and Feathered Friends Rescue and Sanctuary).
Please make sure to register for an appointment under Read to Some Bunny. If you need assistance, please call the library.

Kids Crochet
Monday, April 29, 4:00-5:00 PM
Grades 3-4
Introductory course for beginners. Yarn and crochet hook will be supplied.

Storywalk 2024
Starts May 1st
Stories will change monthly throughout the summer and include interactive elements to make the stories come alive!

Saturday, May 4, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Come to the library from some Pop Culture fun! There will be collectors showing off their collections, Free Comic Book Day comics will be passed out (while supplies last), and come meet a superhero or two.

Pop-Up PokeStop
Monday, May 6, 3:30-5:00 PM
Grades 1-4
Stop in for Pokemon crafts, snap a photo with Pikachu, make a new friend on Pokemon Go, or bring your cards to play or trade with others.

Celebrate National Scavenger Hunt Day!
Friday, May 24, during business hours
Come in and find all the bookworms hidden in the library to win a sweet prize. For all ages.

Stay & Play
Tuesday, April 9 & 23 and May 14 & 28, 10:00-11:00 AM
Children from birth – 36 months and their caregivers meet in our programming room where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. This is an unstructured free play time for both caregiver and child. Registration is requested.

Thursdays, March 21- May 2
10:0010:30 AM
Children ages 18-36 months can come enjoy stories, finger-plays, songs & a simple craft. Sessions are every Thursday morning from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.Registration is required.

Preschool Storytime
Wednesdays, March 20 – May 1
10:00-10:45 AM
Children ages 3-5 (who have not been to Kindergarten) come enjoy stories, rhymes, songs & a simple craft. Sessions are held Wednesday mornings from 10:00-10:45 a.m. Registration is required. 

Cookies & Books Book Discussion
Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 PM
Grades 3-4

Read a good book, eat sweet treats and do fun activities.  Each month we will read books from a different genre. Registration is required.
April 3: Humor
May 1: Realistic Fiction

Craft Take and Make Kits                         
Kids in Preschool through 4th grade pick up a fun craft kit at the beginning of each month.  Kits will be available while supplies last.
April 1: Dragonfly Craft Stick
May 1: Shrinky Dink Handprint Key Chain

Children’s Activities
Each month visit the Youth Services Department to create, make guesses and spend time together.  Challenges will change weekly so be sure to visit often.
April: A Very Hungry Caterpillar Scavenger Hunt
May:  Would You Rather?

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

500 Books Before Middle School
The concept of the program is simple: read a book, any book, and have fun! The goal is to read 500 books (on individual reading levels) before your child starts middle school (and yes, you can repeat books). This free program encourages kids in Kindergarten – 4th grade to reinforce the reading skills they are learning in school. Earn a free book and a sweet treat when you complete 500 books. Stop by the Youth Services Department to register and for more information. And don’t forget to ask about the 1000 Books before Kindergarten program for children from birth – Preschool.

Birthday Greeting from the Library
Does your child love getting mail? Sign up your child aged 1-10 to receive a birthday greeting from the library. Around your child’s birthday they will receive a card with birthday wishes from the library. Click here to sign up or stop by the Youth Services Desk to register your child today. Program sponsored by the Friends of the Library.