Advanced registration is required to reserve your spot for these family-friendly activities.
Books, Boogie, and Bubbles
Tuesdays: Jun. 5 & Jun. 19 and Aug. 7 & Aug. 28
A 30-minute story time featuring sing-along books, dancing and bubble-popping. Ages Birth-5.
It’s Raining, It’s Pouring
Wednesday, June 6
Join us as we will read some weather related stories, play some games and decorate our very own umbrella that you can use for our next rainy day! Grade K-3. Limit 24.
Write Your Own Story
Saturdays: June 9-June 23
Learn how to develop the characters, setting and plot of your very own story. Be creative and have fun as you expand your imagination to create your very own storybook. Grades 2-4.
Thursdays: June 14 & 28, July 12 & 26, Aug. 2 & 16
Did you know that the “summer slide” is even more severe for math than reading? It’s true. Research shows that kids fall behind over the summer and have to relearn simple math skills in the fall. The good news: we will help you make a difference – and you don’t have to be a math whiz yourself! Dress the kids in their pajamas and join us every other Thursday night for fun math stories and games to help your kids’ math skills stay fresh. Grades K-2.
My First Book Club
3rd Thursday of Month: June 21, July 19, & Aug. 16
Preschoolers (ages 4+), Kindergartners, & 1st Graders are invited with their parents or caregivers to attend this book club. Kids can pick up copy of the book at sign up, which can be read with the help of a parent. At our book club meeting, we will have a story time to explore the themes of the book, enjoy snacks and fun activities. Ages 4-7. Limit 15.
Saturdays: June 23 and 30
We are excited for Power Paws to return to our library. The experienced trainers/ therapy dogs are a positive incentive for children to read aloud. Power Pads to Read is a program where students read to a trained therapy dog in order to reduce stress and anxiety that often come with reading aloud. Ages 5-10.
Summer Blast Painting
Wednesday, June 27
Ready? Aim! Paint!! You’ll get a blast out of this art project! Wear some old clothes and meet outside to create your one of a kind painting. Grades K-8. Limit 25.
Roll with the Decades: Music, Fun and Crafts
Monday through Friday, July 9- July 13
Summer break is sure to rock with music-themed crafts and activities for the entire week. From the 50s to the 90s, each day will be loaded with music, games, crafts, snacks, and fun. Grades K-5.
Monday, July 9th – 50’s Sock Hop: Get ready to twist and shout and shake it all about. Wear your poodle skirts and leather jackets because the jukebox will be rockin’.
Tuesday, July 10th – 60’s Tie Dye Day: Join us for an out of sight time! We will tie dye to celebrate the decade that introduced us to the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and the Rolling Stones.
Wednesday, July 11th – 70’s Disco Day: Put on some bellbottoms or a leisure suit so we can shake our groove thing, shake our groove thing, yeah yeah.
Thursday, July 12th – 80’s Hair Band Day: Hair spray anyone! Rock out your hair today as tall and crazy as you can as we celebrate the decade that brought us hair bands!
Friday, July 13th – 90’s Grunge Day: Wear holey jeans, big t-shirts and flannels because it was all the RAGE! It’s the decade that brought us Hootie and the Blow Fish and The Backstreet Boys!
I Got Rhythm
Monday, July 9
Children will participate in a pulsating musical parade. We will use common beats we hear to sing, clap, snap and dance. Ages 4-10.
Wednesday, July 18
What better way to take advantage of a sunny day than with a picnic? Join us while we make the most of our summer by having a Book Picnic Party! We will read, make a craft, and make edible book sandwiches for lunch. Grades PreK-5. Limit 20.
Pool Noodle Shark
Wednesday, July 25
Celebrate Shark Week by making your very own floatable shark! Grades 4-8. Limit 15.
I Love Music, Any Kind of Music
Saturday, August 4
How many music genres do your children know? Maybe they know hip hop, but what about classical, country, blues, jazz , folk , Latin or rock? In this program, Glenda Rowe of Kids Exploratory Music Museum will help your children explore, learn, recognize and appreciate different music genres during this fun-filled, educational program. Grades 1-6.
The Creative Crayon Color Party
Saturday, August 11
Author Natalie Watts will take your child on a creative journey, designed to teach the spelling of colors, reading through rhyme & repetition, acceptance of differences and embracement of personal uniqueness during this fun-filled story time! Ages 2-7.
Sensory Friendly Programming
Check out the extra-special programming we’ve planned for our special needs children and their parents.
Puzzles & Play-Doh
Saturday, July 21
Children need to touch a variety of textures and play with them to develop normal tactile processing; to do that we are having fun with Play-Doh. For Kids who tend to get overexcited, we will also be putting puzzles together! This activity works on fine motor skills, is calming and also help kids with visual-spatial processing issues. Children must be accompanied by a guardian. Limit 20.
The STEM Lab – Lava Lamps
Saturday, August 18
This month in the STEM Lab, we will be making lava lamps! This is a perfect solution to calming down from a sensory overload or if you just need a moment to relax. Children must be accompanied by a guardian. Limit 20.