Category Archives: Children’s Programs

Crafting with Kids — Bottle Cap Creations

Saving colorful bottle caps and plastic lids is fun; creating art projects from them is even more fun!  From mosaics to hanging curtains, you can let your imagination run wild as you create new things with found and recycled objects … Continue reading

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Dream Big–READ!

Well, we’ve wrapped up another successful Summer Library Program (SLP)!  We had a blast with the “Dream Big–READ!” theme, which was all about the night: nocturnal animals, the night sky, dreams & wishes, bedtime, etc. We stayed busy offering programs, … Continue reading

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Summer Library Program Update

We have had a great time so far this summer!  Our Summer Library Program (SLP) has been going well, and we’ve been incredibly busy signing kids up, offering programs, hosting performers, and encouraging kids to read this summer. So far, … Continue reading

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Crafting with Kids — Vertical Gardens

Vertical Gardens This month’s craft comes from Miss Melanie, our resident recycling and gardening expert. “Gardening is all the rage so if you don’t have one yet and you have access to an outside wall, you can be a vertical … Continue reading

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June 2012 Featured Article

Summer’s here again and so is this year’s Summer Library Program (SLP).  We want your children to retain what they’ve learned throughout the school year, so from June 4th through July 28th, we encourage all children from birth through 5th … Continue reading

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Illustrator Spotlight — Brian Lies

Summer is almost here, so that means we are getting ready for our annual Summer Library Program (SLP)!  We love the theme for this year–it is all about the night: dreaming, wishes, nocturnal animals, and stars.  Join us as we … Continue reading

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Crafting with Kids

Story Time and Library Crafts Sure, crafts can be messy and fun, but for us, simple is best. One thing we love to include at the end of story time is a craft for our little ones to work on … Continue reading

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Calling All Jedi

May the Force be with you at the Main Library! We know that many dads and their sons love everything Star Wars, but moms, daughters, grandmas, and grandpas are also welcome to this event for the whole family! Join us … Continue reading

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Q & A with Sibert Award-Winning Author Sy Montgomery

  As we posted before, the Marvelous Monday gang was lucky enough to have a chance to chat with Sibert Award – winning author Sy Montgomery during a very special Marvelous  Mondays program this week.  The kids got to as … Continue reading

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Fall Programming Sneak Peek

You know your Library is the place to go for great books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, research databases and lots more….but have you been to one of our programs lately? This fall, our Services for Children’s Staff has revved-up the number of … Continue reading

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