These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times!
These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.
Get introduced to the music, rhythm, language and movements of the Afro-Brazilian martial art form.Beginners and advanced students will all have a chance to learn self-defense and creative movements.For teens, ages 13-19.
Are you a fan of Captain America? Do you read his comics? Do you watch his cartoons? Did you like the first movie? Are you excited about Captain America: The Winter Soldier, coming out in local theaters beginning April 4?
Mother-Daughter Co-authors read-aloud from their children's book!
Celebrate Women’s History Month with our final program from our Women’s Author-Talk Series!Don't miss our special family story time with local mother-daughter co-authors, Dawn and Dellaphine Chitty on Saturday, March 29 at 11 a.m.
Celebrate National Poetry Month and Experience More Mo Willems!
During the month of April, Rosedale is excited to share several special events and movie nights!Beginning Tuesday, April 1 and ending on Tuesday, April 8, Rosedale will have its own Poetry Week to celebrate National Poetry Month. Throughout the week, children can come in and make their own cinquain or “I Am” poems using special poetry models, or choose their favorite poem to be displayed in the library! Some fun, silly poems from Shel Silverstein and others will also be included in the library's weekly story times.
Come celebrate National Poetry month with the library at our Open Mic Night on Thursday, April 24 at 6 p.m.Perform your own original poetry pieces or borrow one from your favorite poet!The sign-up sheet and rules will be posted for all who want to participate.
Drop by MLK Memorial Library to admire our collective exhibit!
During MLK Jr Week (Jan. 12-19), roughly 60 children and families took the time to decorate a peace symbol for our "Let's Promote Peace" mural and they read, discussed and signed our Peace Pledge scroll.