Tween Book Discussion

Kids ages 8 to 12 will gather to eat snacks and discuss The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall. No registration is required, but everyone must read the book, so we’ll have something to talk about. Copies will be available at the children’s desk beginning March 21.

Family Book Discussion

Children will gather with their favorite adults (parents, caregivers, etc.) to discuss Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar. Please make sure both grown-up and child read the book prior to the session. Copies will be available to check out at the children’s desk beginning April 4. Ages 5 and up.

Pajama Story Time

Young children enjoy a session of stories, songs and other quiet activities to prepare for bedtime. All ages.

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.

Summer Reading Kick-Off

Sign up for Summer Reading, and color and decorate a map with stickers. Ages birth - 4.

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.

Cooking in Antarctica: Make Your Own Solar Oven

Learn what it takes to survive in Antarctica. Physics teacher Katey Shirey shares stories and video from her recent trip to the South Pole to work on the IceCube neutrino research project. Construct your own pizza box solar oven to capture infrared radiation and cook solar s’mores. Ages 8 - 12.

Preschool Story Time

Babies and toddlers (birth to 36 months).

Summer Reading Kick-off Program

Preschool story time and coloring craft.

Tales for Fours and Fives

Special summer Story Time for children ages 4 to 5.