Kids Programs

Advanced registration is required to reserve your spot for these kid-friendly activities. Children and parents/guardians accompanying their children are welcome into all Kids Programs.

Camp Hogwarts

Application deadline is March 20. Ages: 11 to 14. Campers selected April 24.

Drop in Crafts

Can’t come to our scheduled library programming? We have the supplies available for you to complete your craft project whenever you drop in. Stop by the Reference Desk to pick up your craft and instructions. Supplies are limited.

March St. Patrick’s Day Craft
April Bug Paper Rings
May Mother’s Day Keychains & Memoboards

GlenLyn Legoland Club
Mondays: March 9, April 13 & May 11 from 5:30-6:30pm

We’ve got the Legos, you supply the creativity! Each month you will build from a different themed project. Ages 4 & up. Children 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Limit 12.

Emerging Writers Club
Sats: March 14, 21 & 28 from 11am-12:30pm

Do you love writing stories, poetry or creating graphic novels? Get writing tips and learn ways to get published. Prizes awarded at completion of program. Grades 3-5. Limit 12.

St. Paddy’s Slime
Tuesday, March 17 from 3:30-4:30pm

Come join us for a wee bit of fun as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by making slime. Grades 1-5. Limit 8.

Have a Very Merry Unbirthday
Thursday, March 26 from 7-8:30pm

Join us as we watch Alice in Wonderland and celebrate your unbirthday! Enjoy games and light refreshments. *Sensory Friendly. Kids of all ages and abilities are welcome. Limit 12.

Sit, Stay, Read
Saturdays: March 28, April 25 & May 23 from 11am-12pm

Children can practice their reading skills by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs from Paws to Read in a non-judgmental environment. Ages 5-11.

Books and Bubbles Storytime
Thursdays: April 2-May 28 from 6:30-7pm

Here’s a storytime designed for our littlest patrons. This 30 minute program features engaging stories, bubbles, and more. Register and attend each week for a chance to win a prize.

Easter Celebration
Saturday, April 4 from 10am-12pm

Join us for an eggcellent Easter Egg Hunt! Afterwards, enjoy balloon animals and a reptile petting zoo. The hunt starts promptly at 10am, so bring your basket and don’t be late! Light refreshments will be provided. Grades PreK-5.

Comic Book 101
Saturday, April 25 from 10am-12pm

Join Marc Alan Fishman and Matt Wright of Unshaven Comics for an interactive program that brings participants together to make comics! Learn the process of making comics—from idea to finished product. Ages 8-14. Limit 15.

Cinco Celebration!
Tuesday, May 5 from 3:45-4:45pm

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us! We will have a piñata (weather permitting), nacho bar, and play Loteria for some awesome prizes! Grades K-4. Limit 15.

I Love Music, Any Kind of Music
Saturday, May 23 from 10am-12pm

Glenda Rowe of Kids Exploratory Music Museum will help your children explore, learn, recognize and appreciate different music genres. Grades 1-6. Limit 15.

Sensory Programming

Sensory Friendly Programming is designed to help kids with different abilities participate in programs with the instructor being sensitive to that child’s need(s). Whether that is dimming the lights, turning down the music or providing them with supplies to compensate for any textile sensitivities or sensory overloads. Kids with sensory needs may scream, stim, and constantly move around; but in a sensory friendly program, you are in a judge free environment. Kids without sensory needs can participate in sensory friendly programming and we hope you do – this will give you an opportunity to make new friends!

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