Children’s Events

Programs and Events for Children

Story Time to Go Kits

Story Time to Go Kits

Available on Thursday, March 10th for pick up between 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM at the circulation desk

Warmer weather is hopefully on its way, which means it’s time for a storybook with a hilarious springtime adventure! Splat the Cat and his friend Seymour find a seed, and they decide to plant it! But when it blooms, will it be as impressive as the eager new gardener’s hope? All we can say is, oopsie-daisy! Splat the Cat: Oopsie-Daisy by Rob Scotton is an enjoyable book as children can laugh at the adventures they stumble through spring planting and adventures in the dirt together!

 

Kits also include activities and a craft. You will need basic supplies at home to complete some crafts: crayons, glue or tape, and scissors, etc.

Available on Thursday, April 7th for pick up between 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM at the circulation desk

Everyone knows that frogs sit on logs, cats sit on mats, and dogs sit on frogs! But Frog has had enough and is completely changing up the rules! So now, dogs sit on logs, and cats sit on gnats! But what will Frog sit on now? Dog on a Frog? By Kes and Claire Gray is a hilarious story where children will find out that every animal has a special place to sit!

 

Kits also include activities and a craft. You will need basic supplies at home to complete some crafts: crayons, glue or tape, and scissors, etc.

Available on Thursday, May 5th for pick up between 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM at the circulation desk

Grab your magnifying glass! And come hop, hide, swim, and glide through this bug backyard world! Some Bugs by Angel DiTerlizzi includes all different types of bugs in this zippy rhyming exploration of backyard bug behavior and will be sure to have kids bugging out with excitement!

 

Kits also include activities and a craft. You will need basic supplies at home to complete some crafts: crayons, glue or tape, and scissors, etc.

Grab & Go Kit (Ages 0-12)

Grab & Go Kits for Kids

Wild Hair Creatures

Available on Monday, April 25th for pick up between 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the circulation desk

It’s Earth Day month, and we are marking the occasion with a fun activity to make the world a brighter place! Kids will get to make their very own Wild Hair creature by decorating a disposable cup and planting grass seed! Now for the fun, once the grass gets crazy tall, it is haircut time for their creatures!

Suncatchers

Available on Monday, May 23rd for pick up between 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the circulation desk

April showers, bring May flowers! This means lots of sunshine, and what goes better with sunshine than suncatchers? In this month’s Grab & Go Kit, children will get to paint their own suncatcher with watercolor paints to transform windows at home into beautiful stained-glass decorations.

March Programs for Children

April Programs for Children

May Programs for Children

Storybook Walk

Storybook Walk

Entire month of March

Do you think you could catch a leprechaun? It might be more challenging than you think! We have heard they can be quicker than a wink! Stop by the Library to read How to Catch a Leprechaun by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton to see if this funny and lively story can build the perfect trap. Or will they? Get started by picking up the activity guide near the children’s area by the Reading Room.

Entire month of April

When springtime comes, Bear wakes up hungry and thin in his warm winter den! His friends help him find yummy things to eat, but will his hunger ever be satisfied? Take a stroll out on the front lawn of the Library as you find out what all Bear eats. Get started by picking up the activity guide near the children’s area by the Reading Room.

Entire month of May

It’s Derby time in the bluegrass, and horses are the talk of the town! Enjoy the warmer weather while reading Horses: Trotting! Prancing! Racing! By Patricia Hubbell on the front lawn of the Library. Kids will get to discover all the kinds of things horses can do! They can race around tracks, haul wagons, need brushing and exercise, and come in many sizes and colors. Get started by picking up the activity guide near the children’s area by the Reading Room.

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