Events for Kids
All library events are free and open to the public.
2017 Session 1: January 23 – March 11
2017 Session 2: March 27 – April 29
Suggested for kids birth to preschool
Songs, rhymes, books, and music make storytimes fun for kids and parents. Several sessions are offered for different age groups. Find schedule details on the Storytimes Page or the Events Calendar. No registration is required.
First Thursday of each month at 2:00 p.m.
Suggested for students practicing home education in grades K-6th
January 5, February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4
This is a special program for elementary-aged children. No registration is required and a new topic will be featured each month.
Second Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m.
Suggested for grades K-3rd
January 12, February 9, March 9, April 6, May 11
Each month, kids will learn about science, technology, engineering, and math while conducting supervised experiments. A new topic will be announced each month. No registration is required.
Read With a Dog
2nd Sundays from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
January 8, February 12, March 12, April 9, May 14
Suggested for kids in K-6th grade
Kids read aloud to a certified therapy dog and practice their reading skills in a fun and relaxing environment. Therapy dogs make great reading partners! They help lower blood pressure, help kids relax, listen attentively, and never judge.
Sign up for a 15 minute time slot in the children’s library when you arrive. No registration is required.
Zoofari Tails Storytime
One Friday each month at 10:00 a.m.
Suggested for ages 3+
Zoofari is usually the final Friday, but please check the calendar for exceptions.
January 27, February 24, March 24, April 28 AT THE SUNSET ZOO, May 26
Children are invited to listen to stories, move and dance like animals, and explore interesting animal bioartifacts facts such as furs and feathers. Some programs include a visit with a live animal from the zoo! No registration is required.
Special Events for Kids
Fun activities like themed parties, games, and movies are planned each month. Find the complete schedule with all the details on the Events Calendar.