Children

Children Program

Libraries Rock! Dance Party

Date: 
06/02/2018 10:30 AM
Other Info: 
no registration; family fun

Show off your best moves and bring your family to this party at Spike's Place!

Dance to catchy kid tunes and family-friendly pop music on Saturday, June 2 at 10:30 AM. Miss Nancy will provide balloons, bubbles, and more to make this a rockin' good time!

The program is geared to ages 3-6 but all are welcome. No registration is necessary.

Libraries Rock! Dance Party is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Family Sing-Along

Date: 
05/12/2018 10:30 AM

Join Miss Amanda on the ukulele for a fun family sing-along of favorite traditional songs from childhood on May 12 at 10:30 AM.  We'll have a great time singing your favorites like "The Wheels on the Bus," "The Hokey Pokey" and "Five Green and Speckled Frogs" along with some new favorites like "Skinnamarink" and "Sleeping Bunnies."  Get ready to move with the whole family in this no registration event.

Teen Volunteer Mandatory Drop-in Orientation

Date: 
05/14/2018 3:00 PM
Date: 
05/23/2018 3:00 PM
Other Info: 
Drop-in between 3-5 PM OR 6-8 PM

All teens who will complete grades 7-12 by May 31, 2018, are encouraged to apply for teen volunteer positions in the children's department. All application packets are available in the children's department.

To be a volunteer, applications, notary forms, and volunteer availability forms are due at one of three mandatory drop-in teen volunteer orientations. Teens must attend one orientation to be eligible to volunteer:

Teen Volunteer Mandatory Drop-in Orientation

Date: 
05/12/2018 10:00 AM
Other Info: 
Drop-in between 10 AM-12 Noon OR 2-4 PM

All teens who will complete grades 7-12 by May 31, 2018, are encouraged to apply for teen volunteer positions in the children's department. All application packets are available in the children's department.

To be a volunteer, applications, notary forms, and volunteer availability forms are due at one of three mandatory drop-in teen volunteer orientations. Teens must attend one orientation to be eligible to volunteer:

Teen Volunteer Applications Available

Date: 
03/07/2018 (All day)
Date: 
03/26/2018 (All day)
Other Info: 
for teens who have completed grades 7-12 & who are interested in volunteering in the children's department

All teens who have completed grades 7-12 by May 31, 2018, are encouraged to apply for teen volunteer positions in the children's department. All application packets are available in the children's department.

To be a volunteer, applications, notary forms, and volunteer availability forms are due at one of three mandatory drop-in teen volunteer orientations. Teens must attend one orientation to be eligible to volunteer:

Dive into the Ocean

Date: 
03/31/2018 10:00 AM
Other Info: 
Drop in from 10-12 for crafts and activities for grades K-3

"Dive into the ocean" with a student from the Bio-Med Science Academy National Honor Society on Saturday, March 31. Children in grades K-3 may drop in any time between 10 AM and 12 PM for ocean-themed crafts and activities. In addition to crafts, children will "make their own ocean," "feed a shark," create some silly madlibs and more.

Peeps Diorama Contest

Date: 
03/02/2018 9:00 AM
Other Info: 
entries due Apr. 3
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Peeped into any good books recently? Or are you more of a movie Peep? How about Famous Peeps In History or in Music? Let your imagination run to Peeps! Create a diorama in a box depicting your favorite book, movie, historical scene, or anything you like, using marshmallow Peeps®. (Just keep it family-friendly and suitable for all audiences.)  For kids (4-11), teens (12-18) and grownups too!

Peeps Diorama Party

Date: 
04/05/2018 7:00 PM
Other Info: 
to 7:30pm
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Everyone is invited to attend our reception to see all the entries submitted in our annual PEEPS DIORAMA CONTEST by children, teens, and adults; at the party you can vote for your favorite in the “PEEPLES” CHOICE AWARD! Complete rules and entry forms for the contest are available below or at the Children’s or Adult Information desks.

Harry Potter Fantastic Beasts Art Exhibit Submissions

Date: 
01/21/2018 1:00 PM
Other Info: 
Drop off your original art no later than 5 PM January 27!

Artists of all ages are encouraged to submit an original work of art depicting one of the magical creatures and fantastic beasts of the Harry Potter universe. Bring entries to the information services desk or the children's department reference desk during the week of January 21, 2018. Deadline for art submissions is Saturday, January 27, 2018 by 5 PM.

Art will be on display during the week of January 28 as we prepare for Harry Potter Book Night on Thursday, February 1 from 6-8 PM.

Brick and Block Club

Date: 
01/03/2018 4:15 PM
Date: 
01/17/2018 4:15 PM
Date: 
02/07/2018 4:15 PM
Date: 
02/21/2018 4:15 PM
Date: 
03/07/2018 4:15 PM
Date: 
03/21/2018 4:15 PM
Date: 
04/04/2018 4:15 PM
Date: 
04/18/2018 4:15 PM
Date: 
05/02/2018 4:15 PM
Other Info: 
K-6th grade. No registration required.

Children in grades K-6 can join Miss Chris for a story and building fun using ®Legos and blocks from 4:15-5:00 pm on select Wednesdays. No registration is necessary for this activity.

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