Kids Events

Toddler Time

Meeting Room
This 20-minute storytime includes short stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities to reinforce early language learning. Ages 2-3 years and a caregiver.

Tabletop Games: First Wednesdays

Meeting Room
Love board games? Then this is the group for you! We'll play games like "Settlers of Catan" and "Ticket to Ride"! Learn a new games and bring your own favorites to share. All ages welcome.

Preschool Storytime

Meeting Room
Older preschoolers will enjoy this longer storytime. Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities encourage pre-reading skills. Ages 3-6 years and a caregiver.

El Tiburón: A Made up Cuban Fold Story

Theater Night at the Library! Imagine: the dark streets of "Little Havana," friends playing baseball, and mean Señora Arniella who eats little kids and has 20 cats! This charming story by aspiring Johnson County playwright Koki Sabatés explores how children learn to distinguish between gossip and reality.

Fun & Healthy Snacks for Play Time!

Snacks and play time go together, and both can be enjoyable and healthy. This session gives you information and cooking demonstrations on how to prepare easy, wholesome snacks that are fun for kids to help create. All ages welcome.

Crafting a Plushie

Plushies are soft stuffed toys of any size, color or description. This workshop provides supplies and technical know-how - you bring the ideas and we'll see what creations are born. Make your very own unique plushie to love and cuddle!

Storytime Special Feature

Meeting Room
Evening storytime is quality time for families, and language-learning opportunity for kids. At this program, participants enjoy a themed story night featuring a popular children's picture book. After the story, there are fun activities and crafts that expand and reinforce the themes of the book. Ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Read to a Dog

Meeting Room
This relaxed and friendly session allows kids to practice reading aloud skills with a certified (and very well-behaved) therapy dog as audience. You can go home and read to your own pet! A kid's reading improves with practice, and your dog's vocabulary will benefit too.

Co-Sponsored by Pets for Life

Read To A Dog

Meeting Room
This relaxed and friendly session allows kids to practice "reading aloud" skills with a certified therapy dog as audience. You can go home and read to your own pet! A kid's reading improves with practice, and your dog's vocabulary will benefit too.

Space Camp for Heroes

Space exploration is for heroes like your kids! This fun Space Camp provides "basic training" on being a space explorer. Participating kids will play with Discovery Tubes, make their own Solar System models, go on a Moon Walk, and play the International Space Station Countries matching game!

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