There is always something going on at the library!
Please note: our programming may occasionally be interrupted or rescheduled due to holidays, school vacations, weather, illness or other circumstances beyond our control. Please view our children’s programming here for the most up to date information.
Tuesday, October 30th @ 3:30 PM
Wear your costume, and join us for tricks and treats! We’ll read Halloween stories, do a craft, have some snacks, play some games and have a costume contest with prizes! (all-ages)
Toys & Noise
Mondays @ 10 AM
Connect with other caregivers, while little ones enjoy unstructured developmental playtime and practice social interaction skills with their peers (ages birth-5, with a caregiver).
Mother Goose on the Loose Baby Lapsit Storytime
Tuesdays @ 10 AM
Join Miss Jennie for an interactive lapsit for babies and young toddlers, birth through age 2. Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and movement. Older siblings may also come. From 10:25 to 11 am we invite you to stay and socialize with other parents, caregivers and children.
Wednesdays @ 10 AM
Join Ms. Tricia for a fun drop-in craft activity (ages 3-6, with a caregiver).
Thursdays @ 10 AM
Explore elements of art, science, music, community awareness & more with Ms. Debby! Recommended for ages 3 – 6.
Fridays @ 10 AM
Read & sing along with Ms.Tricia (ages 2-3, with a caregiver).
Kiddie Time Song & Dance
Thursday, November 1st @ 10 AM
Join Joe & Stephanie from Monument Square Music School on the first Thursday of every month for music, songs and dancing! (ages 3-6, with a caregiver)
Dance Me a Story
Friday, November 2nd & 16th @ 11 AM
This program introduces children to literature through movement, music, and imagination. During each session, children will embark on a musical adventure centered around a popular fairy tale (ages 2-6, with a caregiver).
Tuesday, November 13th @ 6:30 PM
Children are welcome to wear their pajamas, bring a favorite stuffed buddy and snuggle in! Each storytime will feature a new theme with books read by Ms. Kerry. This month’s theme is “On the Farm!” PJ Storytime is recommended for children ages 3 to 7 and their parents or caregivers, and runs approximately 30-45 minutes. Registration is not required, so feel free to drop by!
Preschool Yoga with Mandy
Wednesday, November 14th @ 11 AM
Develop strength, balance and confidence while having fun learning yoga with Ms. Mandy. (ages 2-5, with a caregiver)
Thursday, November 8th @ 4 PM
Come and create a mini canvas painting with Ms. Debby. (ages 7-11) Please pre-register.
Saturday, November 10th @ 2 PM
Come and build something awesome! (ages 4-11, with a caregiver)
Thursday, November 15th @ 4 PM
Create a teddy zipline with Ms. Debby, and explore the concepts of friction, variables and “correct experimental design.” (ages 7-11) Please pre-register.
Read to a Dog: Meet Carrigain!
Saturday, November 24th @ 10 AM
Are you a new reader, looking for a friendly reading buddy? Come meet Carrigain, our new reading dog! Choose a book that you’d like to read, then snuggle up with Carrigain in our cozy reading tent. He’s an attentive listener! Registration is required for this program.
Family Movie: Wreck-It Ralph
Thursday, November 1st @ 5:30 PM
Join us for a snack and a movie! (Rated PG, all-ages family event)
“Owls and Their Prey” Presented by Hands On Nature
Tuesday, November 6th @ 11 AM
Explore the fascinating world of owls and their prey! Come discover the habits of owls, their adaptations, and their roles in nature. Practice owl calls, and dissect a real owl pellet while learning about the prey of our local owls. Please note: there are no live owls at this program (ages 7-11). Please pre-register.
“Making Cents” Storytime
Wednesdays, November 7th, 14th and 28th @ 4 PM
Join us for three educational sessions about money! Kids will listen to stories and do a craft while learning about the concept of money: how to make it, how to save it, and what happens when you spend it. Children will play games, participate in an art market and make a bank. Registration is required, and is for all three weeks of the series (ages 5-10).
Crazy 8s Math Club
Mondays, November 5th, 19th, 26th @ 5 PM
Join Bedtime Math’s® “Crazy 8s Club®”, an 8-week series where you’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess…it’s a totally new kind of math club. You’ll get to do mischief-making activities like Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry, Bouncy Dice and Toilet Paper Olympics, and you’ll get to take home some cool gadgets, too. (ages 7-10, with a caregiver)
Registration is required, and is for the entire 8-week series (10/29, 11/5, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17, 1/7).
Hooked on Books
Tuesday,November 27th @ 4:30 PM
Are you an intermediate reader who is ready to explore chapter books? Do you like to have fun? Are you “hooked on books?” Then our monthly after-school book club is for you! Each month we will explore a different genre or format. This month it’s science fiction, with The Iron Giant by Ted Hughes. Please pre-register.
Panels & Pages: Graphic Novel Book Club
Saturday, November 27th @ 10 AM
Join our graphic novel book club for advanced readers! We’ll chat about this month’s book and enjoy a snack break. This month we’re reading The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan. (For Grades 4+. Registration is appreciated.)
Copies of each month’s book club selections are available at the children’s circulation desk.