Children's Services

STORYTIMES

Toddler Story Time

LITTLE LISTENERS​
STORYTIME
Tuesday 9:30 a.m.
For ages 17 months - age 3
Preschool Story Time

RISING READERS
STORYTIME
Tuesdays 9:30 a.m.
For ages 3 - 5
Baby Time
 
BABY TIME for the 
Young and the Restless
Tuesdays 11:30 a.m.
For birth -17 months
Story Time at your Library

STORYTIME
Wednesdays 10:30 a.m.
For are 2 - 5
          SPECIAL EVENTS          
      SUMMER READING PROGRAMS      
Kids Libraries Rock
June & July 2018

Program are open to young people ages 5-12.
Pick up your reading log, book bag, and activity schedule
at the children’s desk downstairs.
All programs are free but some have limited space and
 follow the first come, first served rule. Make sure to be on time!

Tuesdays at 2:00 

July 10th  Jurassic Parts: Sharks and Rays 
Everybody has a fascination with sharks! In this program, students will see jaws and/or teeth from over a dozen different species of sharks and rays found all over the world. They will learn fun facts about these animals and why their conservation is so important. They will also be able to touch a real shark jaw and giant fossil shark tooth. 

July 17th  Jurassic Parts: Science Magic Show with Nitrogen
A magic show of epic proportions where children will get to see what happens when you mix balloons, tennis balls, and flowers with liquid nitrogen.  Not to be missed for anyone with an interest in science.  

July 24th  Mystic Drumz: The Road to Jello Town
This World Music Safari Adventure show travels backwards and forwards through time to gain clues to the lost location of Jellotown. We discover the oldest drums on the planet and the latest instrument inventions. This show educates audiences on the use of percussion in histories past and future. 

July 31st The Grand Finale Party 
After a summer of reading, reward yourself with games, prizes, ice cream, face painting, and a bounce house at the library!
          WEEKLY EVENTS          
SUMMER READING PROGRAMS

Wednesdays, June 6 to July 25 at 2:00 Creativity Time 
Participate in games and fun group activities in the air-conditioning! 

Thursdays, June 7 to July 26 at 2:00 Family Movie
Enjoy a family-friendly movie on our big screen every Thursday.               
Refreshments will be provided! 


Read On Libraries Rock
Story Time

Each program is carefully prepared with age-appropriate materials,
filled with stories, music, fun learning centers  and playtime. 

Toddler Story Time

Little Listeners Story Time 
Tuesdays 9:30 a.m.
For ages 17 months - age 3
Our Little Listeners Story Time for toddlers is a fun way to introduce early     literacy skills to little ones on the move. Plenty of movement activities will emphasize body awareness, rhythm, and gross motor skills as they dance and jump along to the music. They will begin to develop listening skills and letter recognition through interactive stories, flannel boards, and rhymes. The program will end with learning centers to help toddlers with cooperative play and fine motor skills.  
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Preschool Story Time

Rising Readers Story Time
Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.
For ages 3 - 5
Story Time for Rising Readers is for pre-school aged children to practice  early literacy skills and improve their letter recognition in an enjoyable and interactive way. This program is filled with songs, rhymes, and flannel boards to teach preschoolers listening skills, interpersonal skills, and phonological awareness (the ability to hear and identify the little sounds that make up words). At the program’s end, preschoolers will engage in learning centers designed to promote fine motor and writing skills.  
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Baby Time
Baby Time for the Young and the Restless
Tuesdays 11:30 a.m.
For birth - 17 months
No child is too young to start developing early literacy skills and have a great time at the library! Come join us for a fun, interactive experience filled with stories, rhymes, and music. At Baby Time, children will learn joint attention skills as we read and sing along together. At the end of the program, your baby can show off his or her gross motor movements as they engage in sensory and exploratory play with other babies
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Story Time at your Library
Wednesday Story Time
10:30 a.m.
Ages 2 - 5

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Tips, Guidelines (rules) for a Successful Story Time

  • Please help me make story time a good experience for all by remaining close to your children and participating and interacting along with them. 
  • If you find your child wandering too far away, please gently lead them back to the group.
  • If your child is crying or having a hard time, or not being gentle with another child, please feel free to step outside for a bit and come back when they are ready, or try to come back another time.
  • Cell phones and other electronic equipment should be silent while in story time.
  • Please no Eating in Class -If little tummies cannot wait, please feel free to step out of the room.
To avoid unnecessary distractions, please leave toys at home. 
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