for our youngest readers
Aside from the Story Hours we offer in the Children’s Room, we are pleased to offer Lego Club, Crafternoons, the Preschool Playgroup, Family Fun Nights and other fun events that happen (think Snowflake Workshop.) And we have plenty of games should you just want to hang with family and friends for an impromtu part of your day.
Monday Mornings When We Are Open
Drop In Toddler Time 10:30
Toddler time is continuing on Monday morning! Join Miss Sandy (or Miss Heidi or Mrs. Grimmett) on Monday morning at 10:30 AM for a few short stories, songs, puppet visits, egg shaking, and scarf waving. Toddler Time is a 20 minute program that is geared towards children ages newborn - 3. Monday Morning Toddler Time is drop in, no pre-registration required, with a cap of 15 and will be held in the Copeland Room. Please sign in in the Children's Room when you arrive.
Toddler Times are funded by the Friends of the Library.
Monday Nights When We Are Open
Bedtime Stories 6:30
Bedtime Story Hour continues this fall at the library! Kids ages 4 and up, who are able to separate from their parent/caregiver are invited to wear their coziest PJs, bring a stuffed animal friend, and join Miss Amy every Monday night at 6:30 PM. Bedtime Story Hour is thirty minutes of longer stories, songs, rhymes, and the chance to "Go Bananas!" The Fall session of Bedtime Story Hour will run from September 11th-December 18th. Our Story Hour programs are funded by the Friends of the Library.
Tuesdays, February 27 - March 19
APL Preschool Story Group 11:15am - 12:00pm NEW TIME
Winter Session 2 - 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19
Registration begins Tuesday, February 13
Are you ready to have some fun? Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are welcome to join Miss Heidi for 45 minutes of free play, stories, songs and activities. (Siblings are welcome.) This is a registered 4-week session, but you are welcome to call and see about space availablity if you are not registered.
Registered Toddler Time 10:30
Toddler Time returns for a 15-week session on Wednesdays at 10:30 this winter and spring! Children ages 0-3 and their parent/caregiver are invited to join Miss Amy for 20 minutes of short stories, songs, rhymes, scarf waving, egg shaking, puppet visits, and a whole lot of fun! Once a child is registered, they are considered commmitted to the 15 week session. Our toddler times are funded by the Friends of the Library.
TODDLER TIME IS FULL. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
Preschool Story Hour 11:15 - 12:00 NEW TIME
Preschool Story Hour returns on Thursdays at a NEW time- 11:15 AM this winter and spring! Children ages 3-5, who are able to separate from their parent/caregiver, are invited to join Miss Amy for 30 minutes of longer stories, rhymes, songs, and the chance to "Go Bananas!" After we finish with our stories, the grownups are invited into the story room to help with the day's craft. Registration is required and begins on January 10th. Once your child is registered, they are considered committed to the 15 week session. Our story hour programs are funded by the Friends of the Library.
Saturdays we are open
Family Story Hour 11:00
We are pleased to be able to offer Family Story Hours on Saturdays. While many will be lead by Miss Kim don't be surprised to see Miss Amy, Miss Sandy, Mrs. Grimmett, or Miss Heidi in the mix. Family Story Hour is best for kids ages newborn to 5, but all are welcome to join the fun. We try to gear this time to the people who are there so besides some stories there may be songs, scarves, egg shakers or some Go Bananas. Registration is not required- just finish off your Saturday mornings with this fun visit to the library.