Advanced registration is required to reserve your spot for these kid-friendly activities.
Jump, Have Fun and Get Fit
Saturday, September 1
Bring your friends to the library and let’s have fun by jumping rope and getting fit. Ages 8-12.
Books and Bubbles
Tues: Sep. 4 & 18 and Oct. 2, 16, & 30
A 30-minute baby and toddler program featuring books, nursery rhymes, songs and bounces, followed by bubble-popping. Ages Birth-5.
Tuesday, September 4
Get a DIY back-to-school manicure makeover! Ladies can use jewels, decals, stickers, and even pre-designed color appliques to do their own manis. Ages 7-13.
Play-Doh Play Day
Saturday, September 15
Let’s get ready to squish, pull, and roll Play-Doh! Come celebrate National Play-Doh Day–yes, there actually is such a thing!–with the modeling compound that has entertained and inspired kids of all ages for more than 60 years. Play-Doh is a fantastic way for children to practice fine motor, creative, and problem-solving skills, all important for literacy development. Play-Doh is also a great stress-buster for kids and adults alike. Plenty of Play-Doh and sculpting tools will be provided. Ages PreK-5.
Viva! Mexican Independence Celebration
Wednesday, September 12
Join us for loteria, nacho bar, and a fiesta craft! Grades K-8.
Hands on Science
Weds: Sept. 19, Oct. 17 & Nov. 28
Join us monthly to participate in a fun science experiment! Ages 7-10. Limit 15.
September 19 Rainbow in a Jar
October 17 Spook Expanding Ghosts
November 28 CSI: Forensic Crime Scene Investigation (Ages 9-13)
Tuesday, September 25
Move and groove to Latin and techno music and learn some line dances to get moving.
Thursday, September 27
Based on the book series “I Survived” by Lauren Tarshis, this program connects STEAM activities to historical events, natural disasters, and other topics. Visit various stations, create a tornado in a bottle, erupt a volcano or simulate an earthquake. We will also raffle off the new I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967 by Lauren Tarshis. Grades 2-6.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Scavenger Hunt
To celebrate the release of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown on October 31st we will have a scavenger hunt all month long. Throughout the month find the characters throughout the library to be entered in a raffle to win a copy of the newly released book.
Tuesdays, October 23-November 13
Final Rehearsal: November 27
The Glen-Lyn Glee Club will come together to sing a selection of songs in a two-three part chorus for the Christmas season, culminating with a performance at the December Holiday Spectacular on December 5. Ages 8-17.
Dia de los Muertos
Thursday, November 1
Celebrate your loved ones by creating a name skeleton! We will have all you need to create your very own and have a light snack. Grades K and up.
Pajama Story Time & Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Thursday, November 8
Wear your pajamas and enjoy cozy stories. Bring a small stuffed animal to leave at the library for an overnight pajama party! Pick your friend up the next day between 9-5 pm. Grades Pre K-5.
Friday November 2
After the library closes we will use the library as our arena to battle our friends! For Nerf Wars at night we will have Nerf games, target shooting, dinner and lots more. Registration required as well as a permission slip for each child. Grades 1-6. Limit 30.
Sensory Friendly Programming
Check out the extra-special programming we’ve planned for our special needs children and their parents. All programs require registration and children to be accompanied by a guardian, so register to save your spot! SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES ARE GIVEN PRIORITY REGISTRATION.
Craft Lab: Under the Sea Waterglobes
Saturday, September 29
We’re going to work on your tactile sensitivity by making aquatic waterglobes. Enjoy the Little Mermaid while you work. Limit 12.
Saturday, October 20
Halloween is just days away and we’re making a mask to prepare you for trick-or-treating. Enjoy a holiday themed movie while you create your spooky or funny mask! Limit 24.
Saturday, November 17
We’re using actual leaves to paint our autumn murals. We’ll add what we’re thankful for just in time for Thanksgiving and receive a token of thanks for participating! Limit 12.