WE NEED YOU! Help us water Ryder's Garden and Keep the Garden Green All Summer Long. Come to the library and help us water our garden! Register in advance for the time slot you want. Time slots are available beginning Monday, July 15 through Friday, August 30. Then on the day you've selected, come to the Children's Desk for the watering supplies you'll need.
Now through August 30. read, Read, READ!!! and get prizes for it! Register for the program and get prizes for the time you spend reading. Readers get prizes for every five hours of reading, and Read-To-Me’s get prizes for every three hours they are read to. Pick up your copy of our Solar System Map to read around the library!
Go on a celestial reading adventure by reading books from our wacky planet lists. You’ll get a raffle ticket for every category completed. You’ll earn 5 additional tickets once you’ve completed the solar system!
Looking for other suggestions? Your school librarians have their own lists of recommended reads to keep you busy this summer.
TICKET REQUIRED. Ages 18 months to 3 years. Wednesdays, July 24, 31 and August 7, 14, 21, 28 at 10:30am. Little movers and shakers can embrace their inner groove in this early literacy program. A parent or caregiver must attend. Space is limited. You must have a ticket to attend. Tickets are free and are given out the day of the program on a first come first served basis.
Ages 3 months to 17 months. Wednesdays, July 24, 31 and August 7, 14, 21, 28 at 10:30am. No registration required. Delight and stimulate your baby’s mind with books and music. A parent or caregiver must attend.
Newborn to 5 months. Thursdays, July 25 and August 1, 8, 15 at 11:30am. Online registration required. Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, cuddles and books appropriate for the youngest of the young. Learn how to introduce your child to words and language by incorporating songs into all your routines such as bath time, diaper changes, getting into the car seat and naptime! NOTE: Please bring a small blanket to lay your child on.
Ages 3 to 5. Thursdays, July 25 and August 1, 8, 15, 21, 28 at 10:30am. No registration required. Our Preschool Palooza interactive story time gets children involved with reading while promoting early literacy development.