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.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am

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

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join us for a Nature Journaling class packed with writing, science and art projects! This class is for the whole family, however at least one child needs to be school-aged to participate. Some of our fall topics this year include ants and bees all the way to trees! Since this class builds upon itself with multi-week long projects, participants that miss more than three classes in the first semester will be dropped from the class and a family on the wait list will be invited in. Please be aware that this class meets at the Library some weeks and at 1,000 Islands Environmental Center on others. Please bring a sketchbook to class for each child participating.

Registration for this class has closed as the maximum number of participants has been reached. We will be taking a few names for our wait list.

This class meets for the entire year, the first semester running 9/12-12/19 with a short winter break, class resuming again in January, dates to be released.

Class Schedule:

9/12, 9/19 & 9/26 class meets at 1,000 Islands Environmental Center. Starting 10/3 class will begin meeting at the Library and then switch to 1,000 Islands every other week. Library days are 10/3, 10/17, 10/31, 11/14, 11/28 & 12/12. No class at either site on 11/21.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am

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

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am

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

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 6:00pm to 6:45pm

Join us for a fun apple inspired preschool storytime!  Apple books, songs and crafts will be featured, including some apple tasting! No registration required, siblings welcome.  Program is held in Conference ABC.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am

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

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. Please note that the library has an expectation that patrons conduct themselves in a civil manner while playing in the game world.  Parents/Guardians are required to stay in the room for the duration of the program.  Meets in Tween/Teen Computer Lab.

Registration Dates:

  • September date registration begins Sept 14
  • October date registration begins Oct 12
  • November date registration begins Nov 2
  • December date registration begins Dec 14
Upcoming
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, December 22, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

This semester will focus comparing and contrasting the Ancient Viking and Egyptian cultures and societies. Class will include a 20 minute lecture followed by a fun craft or activity. This class is intended for school-age children, but siblings are welcome. Participants that miss more than three classes in the first semester will be dropped from the class and a family on the wait list will be invited in as our curriculumn builds upon itself. This class meets for the entire year, the first semester running 9/12-12/19 with a short winter break, class resuming again in January, dates to be released.  Registration is required; class is full and registration has ceased for this class.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us for an hour of coding activities.  Activities may range from coding board games, robotics, legos and Ipads with Osmos.  For grades three and up. Meets in the Conference Room.   

 

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, October 12, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for a short evening storytime with lengthy creative play after. For ages 0-4. Meets in the Conference Room.

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, October 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us at 1,000 Islands Environmental Center* for stories, hiking, crafts, and hot cocoa! For all ages.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:00pm to 6:45pm

Join us for a preschool costume dance party!  There will be fun songs to dance to and even some spooky ones too! Short craft activity to follow our dance party.  Costumes are strongly encouraged.  Siblings welcome and no registration required.  Program held in Conference ABC.  

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

Come make a fun spooky craft!  A craft for older and younger hands will be available all day.  Craft is located in the youth section of the Library.

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Come make a fun spooky craft!  A craft for older and younger hands will be available all day.  Craft is located in the youth section of the Library. Crafts do differ from the previous day.

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