Children's Programs

Upcoming Children's Programs

See a complete list of adult and teen events on the Upcoming Adult and Teen Events page.


Children's Department April 2015

Collection on Display

John John Saladin’s monster truck collection


(on flat screen located @ the Children’s information desk)

Pictures from March 2015 events

Themed displays:

include booklists,

coloring or activity sheets

Let it Grow!: Gear up for spring with books about flowers and gardening.

Read Alongs: Picturebook with audio CD kits to help your child read along while listening to the story.

Super Heroes: Check out books about Batman, Spider-man, and many more.

Princess Tales: Enchanting tales about princesses and royalty!


Word of the Month


Define the word and where it originated. All work must be completed in the library using library materials – no computers. If your answer is correct, you will be entered into a drawing to win a free large, plain pizza from Village Pizza.

Spring Literacy Classes

March 9, 2015 – May 1, 2015


April 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2015


11:00am: MOTHER GOOSE TIME: Birth-21 months

Stimulating lapsit program. Includes sharing board books, nursery rhymes & bouncing games.

Parent participation is key!

Registration is required


April 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2015


4:00pm: LEGO® JUNIOR MAKERS : 1st- 3rd graders

Books and LEGO® bricks come together in this fun, hands-on program that will spark children’s creativity.

Registration is required


April 4, 2015

6:00pm: PROJECT: CREATE!: 3rd - 6th graders

From LEGO® masterpieces to video game coding, join us and create something awesome!

Registration is required


April 21, 2105

6:30pm: PIZZA & PAGES: 4th - 6th graders

Nutmeg Award Book Discussion Series with a light supper.

April title: Saint Louis Armstrong Beach by Brenda Woods

Registration is required


April 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2015

 10:30am: BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS: 3-5 year olds

This program is designed to help develop pre-reading skills and to enjoy theme based stories, fingerplays, songs & games.

Registration is required


April 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 2015

10:30am: WEE READ: 22-35 months

Exciting program where toddlers begin to appreciate longer stories & participate in group activities.

Parent participation is key!

Registration is required


April 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 2015

6:00pm: READY, SET… READ, MATH, SCIENCE: 4-6 year olds

Specially designed activities that make reading, math, and science come alive.

Registration is required


April 10, 17 & 24, 2015

10am -12 noon: DROP-IN PLAYTIME  +

10:45am: SHORT & SWEET STORYTIME: all ages

Drop-in family fun with a story and a song.


The email address of the Children's Department is