Children’s Department at the Main Library

Creating a Community of Readers, One Child at a Time

A Busy Hive of Fun & Activity - MC-NPL Youth Services

Children’s Calendar of Story Times/Activities/Special Events

Services for Children and Parents

Summer Reading 2013

Booklists

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Special Events in the Children’s Department

Noon Year’s Eve Party at the Main Library

Friday, December 28 at 11:30 AM For children ages 3-1/2 to 6 with a caregiver Come celebrate New Year’s Eve a little early. We’ll set our New Year for 12:00 noon. Crafts and books will enhance our time together as we count down to 2019! Stay to play afterwards. Ages 3-1/2 to 6 with a caregiver. Drop in.


Penguin-Palooza! at the Main Library

Thursday, December 27 at 2:00 pm For kids ages 4 and up Calling all penguin fans! Come explore the world of penguins with a craft and fun activities featuring our black and white friends! Waddle, waddle! For kids ages 4 and up. Drop in. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.


Make Your Own Holiday Treats at the Main Library

Friday, December 21 at 2:00 pm For kids in grades K-6 Come and create some festive holiday treats to eat or take home. For kids in grades K-6. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.


Snow Much Fun! at the Main Library

Tuesday, December 4 at 2:00 pm For kids in grades K-12 Stop by the children's department and make a hanging snowman snow globe to take home! For kids in grades K-6. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.



November Calendar of Children's Events (printable)


Thankful Squares at the Main Library

Wednesday, November 21 - all day For kids of all ages Design your own thankful square with any words or designs that you choose to convey what you’re thankful for.  Black construction paper and colored chalk will be provided. The squares will be assembled together and hung on the wall for a display. Drop in. Supplies will be available, 9:00-4:30 pm. Ages 5-12. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.


Homework Helpers at the Main Library

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays through June 6 For kids in grades 1-5   College students are available to help elementary-age children with homework. Drop in. No sessions November 8 and November 22.