Summer Programs in the Children's Room


This year our Summer Reading Program theme is 'Build a Better World' for ages one to 14 
June 21 -  August 18. 
  





Sign up in the Children's Room for our Summer Reading Program. Read (or read to your young ones) at your own pace and get prizes all summer long. 

Here is our schedule for Summer Story Times and Programs for Families. Please keep an eye on this page for updates and also refer to the calendar on the library website. 


Teen volunteers are needed this summer to help with the Summer Reading Program. Please contact the Children's Librarian, Laura Fuhro.

 

Solar Eclipse 2017

 Story and Craft Program
Monday, August 21
10:30 - 11:00 am
Ages 3 - 8
Eclipse glasses will be available for participants. One pair per household as long as supply lasts.

 

Story Times 

Story Time for Ages 2-5
Tuesdays and Wednesdays through August 16
10:30 am - 11 am

Mother Goose Story Time for Ages 0 - 24 Months
Thursdays through August 17  
9:30 am - 10 am  

Special Events



LEGOS: Build a better world with Legos
Thursday, August 17
3 pm - 4 p.m.

Meet Raphael
Thursday, August 17
3 pm - 4 pm
Children will have an opportunity to view a miniature horse up close and learn how therapy horses help children and adults with special needs.  Raphael is owned by Maureen Coultas, executive director of Hope's Promise. Ages 3 and up.

Eyes of the Wild
Friday, August 18
2 pm - 3 pm
Live animal program

Past events:

Repousse Art
Wednesday, July 19

Drawing on metal with Kerry Paone, for ages 5 and up.

Family Films
July 20: The LEGO Batman Movie (2017)
July 27: Smurfs: the Lost Village (2017)
 August 10: Beauty and the Beast (2017)
 

Preschool of Rock
Tuesday, June 27   
Musical performance for children and their families

Children's Theater Class
A two week program with Rebecca Walsman for ages 5-11.
Friday, June 30 : Theater games and short skits
Friday, July 7: Theater class and short performance for family, friends and fun


Indian Block Printing Craft
Thursday, July 6  
Seema Moondra will teach an Indian block printing craft for school age and up.


Author Storytime
Tuesday, July 11
Eric Estevez will read his book According to Chacho at storytime. Ages 2-5.

Mad Science
Tuesdays, July 25, August 1
Program and play with Dot and Dash Robots. Coding, games, problem solving for grades K-5. 

Science Tellers: Tall Ships and Pirate Tales
Tuesday, August 8
For ages 5-12. The audience participates in high adventure with cloud science, flash paper, air pressure, inertia, explosions and more.

Youth Stages
"Big Old Bones"
Wednesday, August 9
Study prehistoric times from an 1800s perspective, based on Carol Carrick's book, Big Old Bones. Come be Professor Potts' assistants as we piece together dinosaur bones and history! Ages 4-6.
 
Scratch Coding Workshops
Monday, August 14
Lisa Genua will instruct ages 5-11. Please sign up at the children's desk.


Youth Stages "The Knight and the Dragon"
Wednesday, August 16

Children dutifully polish swords and make scary faces as they “prepare for battle” in Tomie dePaola’s book The Knight and the Dragon…then settle the “battle” by reading books! Ages 3-7.