Children’s Programs

Children's Programs

Branch Programs

December Events & Activities for Children

December Events & Activities for Children

Join us for these events and activities at the library in December! | Children

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Mitten Tree – December

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves accepted for the mitten tree at all library locations. | All Ages

Suzuki Talent Education Partnership Annual Interfaith Holiday Sing Along

Interfaith Holiday Sing Along – December 11

The audience is invited to sing along to the music of voices and strings, and add to the spirit of unity as we come together as a community through song. | Central Library | All Ages

Tween Cooking Club

Tween Cooking Club

Come learn how to make fun, healthy meals, drinks, and snacks. | East Forest Park | Children

Lego Questers

Lego Questers

Join other LEGO Questers in building our Quest of the week, or build your own. | Indian Orchard | Children

Minecraft Clubs

Build, play, create – and battle zombies, of course! | Children & Teens

Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In

Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In

There will be a variety of projects and experiments to get you and your family started exploring and creating! | East Forest Park | All Ages

Sew Fun: Hand Sewing for Tweens

Sew Fun: Hand Sewing for Tweens

In this class Tweens, aged 10-13, will be taught the basics of hand sewing while working on various projects throughout the series. | East Forest Park | Children

Art Explorers

Art Explorers Classes

Artists will explore different materials and styles, learn some art history, and have fun! No art experience required. | Central | Children

Kids Weekly Drop-In Crafts

Kids’ Weekly Drop-In Crafts

Drop by your library, and see what craft is being offered this week! | Children

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Read just one book a day to build a foundation for lifelong success. Prizes awarded for every 100 books! | Children


Home City Families: Playgroups

Parents and their children are invited to join us for stories, songs, and activities! | Children

Jump n' Jam Storytime

Jump n’ Jam Storytime

Storytime is the perfect way to spend a Saturday! We’ll jump and dance and laugh the morning away—and of course, hear lots of awesome stories! | Central | Children

Bilingual Storytime & Playgroup

Bilingual Storytime

Vengan y participen todos los miércoles del programa bilingue en Inglés y Español: Disfruten de cancioncitas, rimas, cuentos, y actividades manuales. | Brightwood | Children

Circle Time Fun

Circle Time Fun

Join us for songs, rhymes and a story or two at Circle Time Fun. | Sixteen Acres | Children

Wee Ones Storytime & Playgroup

Wee Ones Storytime & Playgroup at Central

Join us for storytime featuring books, songs, and playtime for babies and toddlers and caregivers. | Central | Children

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Join a scavenger hunt and search the Children’s Room for clues. When you finish, get a prize! | Central | Children

Creation Station

Creation Station Every Day at Central Library

Create art with different materials, methods and media guaranteed to unleash your inner artist. | Central | Children