Children's Services

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Book with coffee cup

Smitten With Books: Winter Reading Program

Our annual Winter Reading Program has begun! Pick up a log at your branch and return it for your chance to win! Children’s logs will be entered to win a $25 movie theater gift card. Teen and adult logs will be entered in a drawing for a Kindle Fire HD 10 tablet! All logs must be returned to your ...

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Early Literacy Tip: Parents are Teachers!

Parents teach their children from day one and are instrumental in helping children get ready to read. You can begin reading to babies from the first day they are born. Children learn to associate being read to with being cared for by adults. When adults are role models for reading, kids follow their...

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

For the Love of Cookies

There's something about making cookies when the weather gets cold that just feels... right. Many people have long standing traditions of making dozens of different kinds of cookies with their family and friends in day-long baking parties. Others might sneak in a single cookie, made in their toaster ...

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Painterly Pottery

January 18, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: STEAM, Workshop
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 26
Event Details:
An experienced studio artist from Painterly Pottery will lead the program and bring a wide variety of glazes to decorate ceramic plaques. Pottery will go back to the studio for firing and can be picked up at your library when ready.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This could get messy! Please wear old clothes.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Painterly Pottery

January 18, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: STEAM, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
An experienced studio artist from Painterly Pottery will lead the program and bring a wide variety of glazes to decorate ceramic plaques. Pottery will go back to the studio for firing and can be picked up at your library when ready.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This could get messy! Please wear old clothes.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

2-5 Year-Old Storytime

January 20, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

Preschoolers develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, movement and more! Ages 2-5 years old. Participating caregiver required.

Session begins January 6th! ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

2-5 Year-Old Storytime

January 20, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Preschoolers develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, movement and more! Ages 2-5 years old. Participating caregiver required.

Session begins January 6th! ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Just For Fun: Galaxy Jar

January 20, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Grades 1-5.  Come in and enjoy Galaxy Jar craft and a snack!  Registration is required. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

2-5 Year-Old Storytime

January 21, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Preschoolers develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, movement and more! Ages 2-5 years old. Participating caregiver required.

Session begins January 6th! ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby Storytime

January 21, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by a chance for play! Ages birth-23 months + participating caregiver.

Session begins Tuesday, January 7th.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

New Kids' Books