Children’s Department General Programs

Ongoing Programs

Brehm Story Hours for Little Ones: February  to May:  Caregiver attendance is required. All children ages 2-5 are welcome to attend as we read stories, color, and make some crafts.  There will be a different theme each week.  We will meet every Thursday from February 8th to May 10th at 10 AM.  No registration is required.  For questions, call 242-6322, ext. 4.

Monthly Programs

Evening Story Time: Can’t make it during the day for story time?  Join us on February 13th, March 13th, April 10th, and May 8th from 6-7 PM for an evening story hour.  We’ll have stories to hear and crafts to make.  Caregiver attendance is required.  No registration is required.  We hope to see you there!

Young Critics Book Club: Each month we will read one book and then get together to talk (and argue) about it. All book choices are provided and voted on by the kids in the group. Aimed at grades 5 through 8. Upcoming meeting dates are: April 24th, May 29th, June 26th, July 31st, and August 28th. All meeting times begin at 6 PM on the 3rd floor. For questions call 242-6322, ext 4.

Single Event Programs


LIFE-SIZE GAME NIGHT: Join us on Tuesday, April 17th from 6-7 PM as we play some of your favorite board games like you’ve never seen them before. We’ll have life size versions of Jenga, Connect Four, Tic Tac Toe, and Candy Land. Open to children ages 5-12. Registration is required. Caregiver attendance is required. For questions and to sign up, call 242-6322, ext. 4.

PROGRAMMING FOR KIDS: On Tuesday, May 15th, 6-7 PM, the MVTHS ROBORAMS will join us and share some Programming for Kids. They will bring several types of robots, and kids will get some practice working in teams and programming the different bots. Great for beginner programmers. Registration is required. Open to kids in 2nd-6th grade. For questions & to sign up, call 242-6322, ext 4.

SUMMER READING KICK-OFF: We’re starting Summer Reading with a bang! On Saturday, June 2 from 2-4 PM we will have a Summer Kick-Off to celebrate the beginning of summer and the start of our annual Summer Reading. There will be activities, live music, games, crafts, a Touch-A-Truck, and more!

MAKE-AND-TAKE FRIDAYS: Join us each Friday afternoon from 2-4 PM as we get a little crafty. We will have a new theme and craft each week from June 15th to July 20th. Caregiver attendance is required.