Children's Programs

A Commedia: Princess and the Pea August 23 - 7pm
Bob's Critters - Caution Live Animals!
Think With Bink! (Bright, Ideas, Need, Knowledge)
Lego® Fun @ Your LIbrary
A Child Reading to a Dog
Poketown Gym!

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Bring the whole family for an evening of storytime fun. We’ll read, move, and rhyme with a different theme each week. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements. Almost bedtime? Feel free to wear your pajamas.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Bring the whole family for an evening of storytime fun. We’ll read, move, and rhyme with a different theme each week. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements. Almost bedtime? Feel free to wear your pajamas.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Bring the whole family for an evening of storytime fun. We’ll read, move, and rhyme with a different theme each week. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements. Almost bedtime? Feel free to wear your pajamas.

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
Shiver me timbers! It's International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Calling all ye land lubbers to join us in the festivities. Perhaps you might spot our captain walkin' about on deck, too! Costumes not required but are encouraged and welcome.

Baby and Toddler Yoga with Miss Lanie

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
Event Type: 
Explore yoga with your little one through play, stories, and songs. Please wear comfortable clothes to join in the fun.
Ages 12 months (and walking) to 36 months.
Registration opens two weeks before the event.

Habla Espanol? A Special Storytime!

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Take advantage of your child's natural language learning abilities: bring him or her to this special storytime in Spanish presented by Cynthia Fraga-Canadas from Mount St. Mary's University. Sing songs, listen to stories, and introduce your child to another language! Ages 2-5, with an adult.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Is your curious toddler transitioning from baby to child? Transition to Twos nurtures this exciting time in your child’s development through books, movement, music and rhymes. We’ll begin learning to play with others, wait turns, and listen to stories, as well as dance, sing, laugh and have fun! This storytime is designed specifically for caregivers and children 18 months to 30 months. Registration is available two weeks before the monthly program series begins.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 11:15am to 11:45am
Is your curious toddler transitioning from baby to child? Transition to Twos nurtures this exciting time in your child’s development through books, movement, music and rhymes. We’ll begin learning to play with others, wait turns, and listen to stories, as well as dance, sing, laugh and have fun! This storytime is designed specifically for caregivers and children 18 months to 30 months. Registration is available two weeks before the monthly program series begins.

Celebrate Constitution Week!

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Celebrate this historic anniversary by traveling back in time to learn about the Constitution! Step into our time machine and visit with Ben Franklin as he teaches us about Colonial life and the Constitution. Ben will show us how to play some colonial games, construct a tri-corner hat and even help us to write with a quill.

Celebrate Constitution Week!

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Celebrate this historic anniversary by traveling back in time to learn about the Constitution! Step into our time machine and visit with Ben Franklin as he teaches us about Colonial life and the Constitution. Ben will show us how to play some colonial games, construct a tri-corner hat and even help us to write with a quill.

Preschool Science Fair

Date: 
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Age Group: 
This hands-on event is a fantastic way to experiment with basic scientific concepts using a variety of tools and materials. Explore and learn as you travel through 4 fun science fair stations. Be prepared to get a little messy. Register early as space is limited!

Read to a New Dog Friend - Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy pet! The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog or cat. But not just any dog or cat. R.E.A.D. pets are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children. This program is held every 4 weeks. Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16.

Allergy Alert! The dogs and cats are live animals.

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

Date: 
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The PAWS to Read program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. PAWS to Read dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs are live animals.*

Babies with Books

Date: 
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 10:05am to 10:35am
Learning to read begins BEFORE your child starts school - as a matter of fact, it begins at birth! Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and activities. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

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