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

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Special Events in the Children’s Department

January Calendar of Children's Events (printable)

Baby Lap Rap at the Main Library

Wednesdays, January 10 through February 7 Babies and their grownups will be trying some new rhymes and songs, and exploring our big world through music, flannelboard activities, and stories. Come join us and bring a friend! For ages 0-24 months with a caregiver. Drop in.

Twilight Tales at the Main Library

Thursdays at 7:00 pm  January 11 through February 8 For ages 0-7 with a caregiver Family storytime! Our activities will be a mixture of fun and learning with stories, songs and an occasional craft and parachute play. Drop in.

Pre-K Adventures at the Main Library

Tuesdays, January 9 through February 7 at 10:30 am For children ages 3-1/2 - 5 with a caregiver.   Activities are aimed at developing skills for Kindergarten, with stories, crafts, fun movement songs, and hands-on activities. Drop in.    

Toddler Tickle Tales–Thursdays at the Main Library

Thursdays at 10:30 am from January 11 through February 8

Stories, songs, rhymes, and fun activities for young preschoolers, followed by playgroup time. Ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Drop in.

Free Build at the Main Library

Fridays from 5-5:40 pm for kids in grades 3-6 Starting Friday, November 10 Stop by for some building fun with LEGO, Straws and Connectors, K'Nex, and other fun building sets. Drop in.

Homework Helpers at the Main Library

Tuesdays and Thursdays through June 7 For kids in grades K-6   Bi-lingual volunteers are available to help elementary-age children with homework. Drop in. No sessions December 19, 21, 26 and 28.