Kids & Families

Grab an early literacy calendar each month, do three activities each week, bring your calendar back at the end of the month and get a prize for doing the activities.  Monthly calendars will be available starting January 1st, 2014 at the Youth Services Desk.

Help your young child be a reading star and sign up for the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten reading program.  It's never too early to start reading!  This free program runs year round, so you can read at your own pace.  Children receive a prize for each 100 books you share together!  Sign up for the program at the Youth Services desk.

Tuesdays at 10:30a

A special lapsit program for babies not yet walking.  Siblings welcome. Meets in Conference AB.

Upcoming
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm

Learn the proper technique and timing for starting your garden plants from seed. The program will include some great info for adults as well some fun stories for kids. Everyone will leave with some planted seeds to care for.  Program held at 1,000 Islands Environmental Center.*

Wednesdays at 9:30a

A storytime just for one year olds with play!  Siblings welcome. Meets in Conference ABC.

Upcoming
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesdays at 10:30a

A storytime just for two year olds with play! Siblings welcome. Meets in Conference ABC.

Upcoming
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesdays at 6:00p

A play group for children under five!  We will begin each session by sharing a story together and then have open playtime with toys, crafts and sensory activities. Stories and crafts will be the same as the AM Play Group each week. Meets in Conference Room ABC.  (Group meets in Conference C on 5/3/17.)

Upcoming
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Thursdays at 9:00a

A play group for children under five!  We will begin each session by sharing a story together and then have open playtime with toys, crafts and sensory activities. Stories and crafts will be the same as the PM Play Group each week. Meets in Conference ABC (meets in Conference C on 5/4/17).

Upcoming
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Thursdays at 10:30a

A storytime for three to five year olds with a craft activity after.  Siblings welcome.

Upcoming
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Fridays at 1:30p

This semester will continue to focus on the medieval period. Class will include a 20 minute lecture followed by a fun craft or activity. Intended for school-age children, but siblings are welcome. Class is currently full.

Meets in Conference Room ABC.

Upcoming
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Thursdays at 1:30p

A science, drawing and writing class! Students must bring a sketchbook to class. Class is intended for the entire family, but at least one child in the family must be school-aged to participate.  Meets in Conference Room ABC at the Library.   Registration is currently full.

On the following dates, class will meet at 1,000 Islands: 2/2, 3/30 & 4/13.  On those dates, please be sure to dress for being outdoor in the snow/mud.

Upcoming
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

Join us for Spring themed crafts all day.  There will be one craft for younger hands and one craft for older hands.  Crafts days with the same theme will include a different craft each day. Program is located in the youth department.

Second Thursday of the month at 6:30p

Come "hack" apart AV equipment, electronics, and appliances to see what's inside! For 4th grade and up. Meets in the Conference Room.

Upcoming
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Join us for Spring themed crafts all day.  There will be one craft for younger hands and one craft for older hands.  Crafts days with the same theme will include a different craft each day. Program is located in the youth department.

Third Thursday of the Month at 6:30p

Join us the third Thursday of each month for Lego Lab.  Each month we will feature a different building activity.  Each activity will include a brief presentation on the featured construction tied to STEM.  Themes may include: patterns, inventions, bridges, robots, homes, animals and more!  For students in grades K-5. Meets in Conference AB.

Upcoming
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Select Saturdays at 10:30a

Join us for an all ages storytime followed by a fun themed craft activity! Meets in Conference Room ABC.

Upcoming
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Fourth Thursday of the Month at 4:00pm

Join us the fourth Thursday of each month for some adventure on the Library’s own Minecraft server! Work together or on your own creations. For 3rd grade and up.  Registration required. Meets in Tween/Teen Computer Lab.

Upcoming
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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