Kids

Be Creative Saturdays

Monthly Saturday programs that encourage children to be creative through art, music, drama, literature and dance. Ages 6 - 12.

Positive Tales that Teach, Tickle and Motivate

Hear engaging stories about school, family, animals, journeys, scrapes and bruises, and things that go bump in the night with Jim Flanagan. Ages 7 - 10.

The Story Man - Baba Jamal Koram

Learn about various cultures while enjoying a positive and wholesome storytelling experience that uses music, books and visuals. Ages 7 - 12.

The Nicolo Whimsey Show

This show combines juggling, music, poetry and storytelling. Children are encouraged to discover their creativity. Ages 4 - 9.

The Shadow Puppet Workshop

Learn the art of shadow puppetry and watch a puppet show with Daniel Barash. Ages 4 – 8.

Theatre Games that Build Stories

Express yourself through acting, writing and directing with Jim Zidar. Ages 8 - 14.

Summer Reading Kick-Off

Sign up for Summer Reading, and enjoy international stories, music and snacks. All ages.

Travel the World with a Librarian: Ireland

Travel to Ireland through stories and activities. Ages birth - 5.

American Sign Language Story Time

Read the book, Kami and the Yaks by Andrea Stenn Stryer. Told in American Sign Language for the hearing impaired, this story follows Kami, a deaf Sherpa boy, and his family as they carve out a life for themselves guiding families up the mountain on yaks. When the yaks go missing one day, Kami sets out to find them and is confronted by storms and separation from his family. Kami, however, finds the courage to bring the yaks home. Ages 5 - 12.

Blue Sky Puppet Theatre "If Pigs Could Fly"

Travel with friends Chester, Buster and Suzy Pig as they go to the Library to participate in Summer Reading, “One World, Many Stories.” After talking to the children’s librarian, Mrs. Picklebottom, about their fantasy of flying to foreign countries to hear native stories, she suggests a staycation instead and recommends they read about the countries they want to visit. Ages 3 - 8.

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