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 September 7th to December 14th 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 September12, October 10, November 21 and December 14, 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: Aimed at grades 5 through 8.
We’re shaking things up a bit.  We will be reading books that have been turned into movies, so each month we will read one book and then watch the movie made from it. Fall 2017 meeting dates are: September 26th, November 7th, November 28th, December dates are TBD. Aimed at Grades 5 through 8. For questions call 242-6322, ext 4.

Single Event Programs


Children’s Art Expo: In honor of International Dot Day, we will be hosting a Children’s Art Expo on Tuesday, September 19th from 6-7 PM.  All children are encouraged to bring in works of art that can be displayed.  Artwork should be dropped off at the library by September 12th.  All forms of art will be accepted and must include child’s name and age.  Art will be returned to the child after the show.

Halloween Party: Get ready for a night of thrills and chills!  On Tuesday, October 17th we will be having a Halloween Party for all children under 12.  There will be games, snacks, and stories. We will also have pumpkin painting and a costume contest.  From 6-7 PM. Caregiver attendance is required.

Books for Treats: Nom, nom, nom.  Books are the best kind of treat.  Come to the library from 5:30 to 7:30PM on October 25th dressed in your finest Halloween costume and get a free book.  Children from pre-school through 6th grade will receive one free book each while supplies last.  Remember, books are brain candy!

Family Reading Night: Bring the whole family together on November 16th and enjoy some “Reading by Design.”  We have games, crafts, stories, drawings, and entertainment.  Events will begin at 5:30 PM.  Pizza will be sold. Bottled water available for free.

Christmas Party: Tis the season to read some good books.  We will be having a special Christmas party on December 19th from 6-7 PM.  We’ll read stories, make crafts, and have some cocoa and cookies.  If you’re good, Santa will even stop in for a visit.  Caregiver attendance is required.  Registration is required.  For questions, call 242-6322, ext. 4.

Young Adult

SCAVENGER HUNT: Thursday, Nov. 2nd 6:30 to 7:30 PM. For ages 13 to 18. How many answers and books can you find in an hour search through the library. Prizes for the winners