Children’s Department at the Main Library

Creating a Community of Readers, One Child at a Time

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

Services for Children and Parents

Summer Reading 2013


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Special Events in the Children’s Department

Tape Games at the Main Library

Tuesday, August 25 at 2:00 pm For kids entering grades K-6 Test your skill in our fun games made from tape! Try your hand at the tape ball toss, the spider web, the laser maze, and more! For kids in grades K-6. Drop in.

Board Game Days at the Main Library

Thursdays, August 13, 20, & 27 and September 3 at 2:00 pm for kids entering grades K-6 Stop by to play some favorite board games. Drop in.

Skill Toys Workshop at the Main Library

Saturday, August 1 at 2:00 pm For kids entering grades 4-8 Paul Miller of Flow Circus will teach kids how to use fun skill toys like spinning plates, kendamas, Chinese yoyos, and more! Registration is required.

Superhero Party at the Main Library

Superhero Party! Saturday, August 1 at 1:00 pm Join us for a fun program of daring superhero skill! Paul Miller of Flow Circus demonstrates a variety of skill toys in hilarious ways. Enjoy juggling, spinning plates, balloon animals, and more! For ages 4 and up.

Summer Reading at the Main Library

Summer Reading - Saturday, June 13 through Saturday, August 15 For children age 0-12 Read books, win prizes! Pick up a Summer Reading log from the Children's Department beginning June 13. Keep track of the minutes read (children can read on their own or be read to)--for every 2 hours read, you win a free book, and a chance to win either a bicycle or a $50 Barnes and Noble gift card! (Maximum of 10 free books per child)

KidsMake: CreateSpace at the Main Library

Thursdays at 2:00 pm from June 25 through August 6 For Kids entering grades 3-6 Have you earned a badge at a KidsMake workshop? Equipment and materials are available for kids to work on projects of their own choosing. Drop in for children who have earned a badge at a previously attended workshop.

KidsMake at the Main Library

Mondays, June 22 through August 3 at 2:00 pm OR Tuesdays, June 23 through August 4 at 6:00 pm For children entering grades 3-6 CLASSES FILLED--WAIT LIST ONLY. Hands-on learning with some of the hottest technology available today! Featuring LittleBits circuits, an introduction to computer programming, 3-D printing, and stop-motion animation with iPads. A parent-signed release form is required to register. Registration begins June 1.