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.

Wednesdays at 9:30a

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

Wednesdays at 10:30a

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

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, April 26, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, May 3, 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, April 27, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Thursday, May 4, 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, April 27, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
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 & 4/27.  On those dates, please be sure to dress for being outdoor in the snow/mud.

Upcoming
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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.

Registration Dates:

  • June date registration begins June 8
  • July date registration begins July 13
  • August date registration begins August 10th
Upcoming
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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, April 28, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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, May 11, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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, May 18, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Thursday, June 15, 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, May 20, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Join us in making cards for our American Soldiers all day!  Located in the Youth Department.

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

Join us for a drop-in craft activity all day on Mondays in the summer (no art project on 7/3/17). Take the project home or work on it at the Library! The art activity will be located in the youth services area of the Library.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:00am

Join us for a storytime for ages 0-4.  We will share stories, sing songs and participate in musical movement.  No class 7/5/17. Meets in the Conference Room.

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