Children's Department Schedule
We are so excited to announce our updated Children's Department programming, which will officially begin on Thursday, February 1st.
The refreshed schedule will include a wide range of activities tailored for various age groups, from Mother Goose on the Loose storytelling sessions to music and movement interactive classes. We aim to continue to make the library a center of creativity and exploration for all ages, provide an enriching experience for children and families, and help foster an early love for reading and learning.
Parents and caregivers can find this revised schedule here on our website, on our social media pages, or as a printed copy within the library.
Monday – Mother Goose on the Loose with Miss Sarah (Auditorium at 10:30am)
Mother Goose is a 30-minute early literacy program that supports your child's development through stories, songs, rhymes, movement, and more. Designed for children ages birth through 2 years and their caregivers.
Tuesday – Toddler Tuesdays with Miss Sarah (Children’s Area at 10:30am)
Toddlers and their caregivers will enjoy books based on a theme along with songs, movement activities, and fingerplays. Designed for children ages 2 and 3 years and their caregivers.
Wednesday – Music & Movement with Miss Carrie (Auditorium at 10:30am)
Studies show that music and movement are imperative for cognitive and physical development! Join us for this 30-minute music and movement class as we explore song tales, action songs, circle games, beat motion activities, and more! Designed for children ages 2 and up, and their caregivers.
Thursday– Explore and Play Thursday (Children’s Area All Day)
Unleash the fun with us every Thursday! We will reveal a different activity each week for unstructured play and exploration. The toys will remain in the Children’s Department until 4:00 for free play. “Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning.” – Mr. Rogers
Thursday Evening - Family Story Time with Miss Dianna (Children’s Area at 6:00pm)
Families and children of all ages are welcome to join us for our weekly evening story time every Thursday at 6:00 pm.
Friday – Preschool Story Time with Miss Sarah (Auditorium at 10:30am)
Preschoolers and their caregivers will explore books, songs, and rhymes to expand their imagination, inspire self-discovery, and develop early literacy skills in this 30-minute program. Designed for children ages 3 to 5 years and their caregivers.
Second Saturdays (Children's Area at 10:30am and 2:00pm)
Specifically designed for working parents, join us for Mother Goose on the Loose at 10:30am and Family Storytime at 2:00pm. Families will join us for fun stories and songs! This storytime focuses on creating a shared experience and bond around the books that we read.
For more information about these programs, times, and more children's events, check out our calendar!
If you have any questions, please email our Head of the Children's department at [email protected]