Children

Children Program

Escape from Spike's Place!

Date: 
02/28/2015 - 10:30am
Other Info: 
challenge for grades 4-6

Have you read the Buckeye Children's Book Award winner Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein?  On Saturday, February 28 from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 Noon, registered contestants will have the chance to play the game and solve the puzzle to escape from Spike's Place!  Children in grades 4-6 will play as teams to figure out all of the clues in this scavenger hunt.  Mini games during the scavenger hunt will allow winners to choose one of the answers to the clues.  Snacks will be provided just like in the book!

Express Yourself! art program

Date: 
03/14/2015 - 10:30am
Date: 
01/10/2015 - 10:30am
Date: 
02/14/2015 - 10:30am
Other Info: 
for grades 3-6

Express Yourself! art program for tweens returns for the winter/spring!  Join Miss Nancy and other kids in grades 3-6 as we try different art forms.  Here's a look at what we'll be doing:

January 10: Watercolors (See what happens when you paint over glue or add salt to wet paint!)

Baby-Toddler Play Date

Date: 
12/08/2014 - 10:45am
Date: 
12/15/2014 - 10:45am
Date: 
12/22/2014 - 10:45am
Other Info: 
drop in for babies up to 3 years

Blocks, puzzles, puppets and more will be available for open play during the first 10 minutes.  Then Miss Nancy will tell stories, share ryhmes, sing songs and end with bubbles. 

No registration is required for this drop-in program.

Duplo - Read, Build, Play

Date: 
12/05/2014 - 10:30am

Children ages 1-5 and their caregivers can join Miss Chris for a special Lego Duplo Read! Build! Play! class on Friday, December 5 from 10:30-11:15 am.  During this program, we will listen to stories, build with Duplo bricks, sing songs and use our imaginations all in an effort to build literacy skills and have fun!  Space is limited and registration is required. You can register online or by calling the Children's Department at 330-688-3295, ext. 5.

Pokemon Club

Date: 
01/08/2015 - 7:00pm
Date: 
02/05/2015 - 7:00pm
Date: 
03/05/2015 - 7:00pm
Date: 
04/02/2015 - 7:00pm
Date: 
05/01/2014 - 7:00pm

Pokemon Club is a great opportunity to meet other players and share ideas.  Bring your own cards for a chance to play with others.  No trading is permitting during the club.  Unsure of the rules?  Ask others for help learning!  For kids in grades 1-5.  No registration required.

Noon Year's Eve Party

Date: 
12/31/2014 - 11:30am
Other Info: 
Ring in the new year at this party. No registration required.

Holiday Children's Movies

Date: 
12/22/2014 - 1:30pm

Come to enjoy some beloved Christmas movies on the big screen.  We will be showing 4 short classics totaling about 2 hours.  Snacks will be served.  Feel free to bring blankets and stuffed friends to get comfy and cozy on a cold winter's day. Fun for the whole family with no registration required!

Library patrons: Learn more about the movies that are playing.

Drop-In Craft

Date: 
01/16/2015 - 10:00am
Date: 
02/20/2015 - 10:00am
Date: 
03/20/2015 - 10:00am
Date: 
04/17/2015 - 10:00am

Drop into the Children's Department anytime between 10am and 2pm today for a make-it and take-it parent-led craft activity.  Sample and directions provided. No registration required.

Story Book Theater

Date: 
01/16/2015 - 11:00am
Date: 
02/20/2015 - 11:00am
Date: 
03/20/2015 - 11:00am
Date: 
04/17/2015 - 11:00am

Snuggle up and watch some wonderful storybooks come to life on the big screen.  Feel free to bring a blanket or stuffed friend to make you feel more comfortable.  Snacks will be provided and no registration is required.  Geared toward preschool age children, but all ages are welcome.  Stop by the drop-in craft before or after!

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