Children’s Events

Programs and Events for Children

January Programs for Children

New Year, New Habit Bingo for Kids

Entire month of January

It’s a brand new year and the perfect time to start a new habit! And what is a better habit for kids to work on than improving their reading! Stop by the Youth Services Department for a New Year, New Habit Bingo sheet filled with fun reading tasks to help inspire the love of reading! The entire Bingo sheet must be completed (coverall squares) to complete the challenge. Please turn your completely covered Bingo Sheet to the Youth Services desk for a small prize.

Grab and Go Kits
DIY Snow Globe for Kids

Thursday, January 11th | During Library hours while supplies last

Wintertime is such a magical time of the year – but we will make it even more magical for kids by making DIY snow globes! Stop by the Library during regular business hours to pick up a Grab and Go kit that will capture the mesmerizing magic of the season!

Family Game Night

Thursday, January 25th | 4:30-5:30 PM | Storytime Room

Join us for Family Game Night at the Library. A social event for all ages where you, your family, and your peers can come together to enjoy a fun night of competition and cooperation. We’ll provide our board game collection.

December Programs for Children

Holiday Countdown Reading Challenge

Entire Month of December

The holidays are an exciting time of year for kids, and nothing is better than counting down the days till they are here! So we have the perfect way to do that – with a Holiday Reading Countdown Challenge for Kids! This challenge provides families and children with fun holiday activities and reading challenges each day leading to the holidays! You can pick up your calendar at the Library before the month of December and turn in the completed calendar by January 8th. All participants will win a small prize, and one lucky winner will win a grand prize.

All Aboard for The Polar Express

Friday, December 1st | 6:00 PM | Carnegie Library Center

All Aboard!!! Join us on Friday, December 1st at 6:00 PM for a magical evening showing of the holiday classic, The Polar Express! And in true Polar Express fashion, kids and parents/guardians are invited to come in their pajamas to enjoy yummy snacks and hot cocoa during the film. 

Madcap Puppets ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Friday, December 8th | 6:00 PM | Carnegie Library Center

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring… Now, wait just a minute! It’s the night of Christmas Eve in the home of the Snickerdoodles, and this little mouse family has been busily preparing for the arrival of Santypaws! See what really happened that jolly Christmas night! It is a fun family Christmas story filled with Madcap’s famous puppets, sing-along Christmas carols, and that hilarious family holiday chaos we all know and love.

Storytime

Storytime with Mrs. Megan & Mrs. Elaine

Tuesdays & Wednesdays | 10:30 AM | Storytime Room

Storytime introduces little ones to new words and skills. Children learn about everyday tasks and basic concepts like shapes and colors; while learning listening, motor, and socialization skills. Storytimes are not only educational, but they’re also fun, including songs, dancing, fingerplay, and crafts for kids. Begin your child’s early literacy education today by joining Mrs. Megan and Mrs. Elaine as they help your children develop a love for reading! Perfect for ages 0-5 years, but all ages are welcome!

Please check the events calendar, scplibrary.net/events, for updated storytime information!

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