Youth Programs

Recycling Pirates

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
All Ages


Presented by GoodLife Theater, the whole family will enjoy this rollicking musical about puppet characters created from trash. Led by Captain Jack Sparetire, they sail the urban seas looking for things to recycle, reuse, reduce, and repair.

The Maker Club

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up


This club is designed for school-aged children who want to make something creative and explore a new topic each week through books and activities. Those hilarious barn animals will be the theme for our stories, activities, and craft.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Our story times this week will be about our feet and the shoes covering them. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Our story times this week will be about our feet and the shoes covering them. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, June 29th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Our story times this week will be about our feet and the shoes covering them. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, June 29th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Our story times this week will be about our feet and the shoes covering them. Siblings welcome.

Countries by Design

Thursday, June 29th, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 7 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


What does it take to design your own country? We’ll discuss the founding of the United States and other countries. Design your own country and its flag, and make a patriotic craft!

Chapter Chat

Tuesday, July 1st, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 7 - 11  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Do you enjoy learning about new books and sharing your favorite classics? If so, join us for Chapter Chat and share your favorite books and stories!

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


"Are We There Yet?" will be the theme of our stories and craft. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


"Are We There Yet?" will be the theme of our stories and craft. Siblings welcome.

A Novel Idea

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Ages 10 - 15  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Do you have a story that you want to tell? Get the know-how and motivation during our six-week creative writing workshop taught by a local author and educator.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


"Are We There Yet?" will be the theme of our stories and craft. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


"Are We There Yet?" will be the theme of our stories and craft. Siblings welcome.

Kooky Chefs Cook Through Time: Colonial Cooking

Friday, July 7th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Ages 6 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Children will prepare and taste new foods, with a focus on history, this session. Learn about ingredients used in colonial cooking that helped our ancestors’ survival.

Books & Barks

Saturday, July 8th, 2017 
10:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
Beginning Readers & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Come to our extremely popular monthly program that gives developing readers the chance to read and relax with a trained therapy dog.

Discuss This

Saturday, July 8th, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 12 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Are you inspired by good books, articles, movies, and art? Do you write, draw, or enjoy playing music? If so, join us as we discuss books and share our creations. Refreshments will be provided.

Time for Baby

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 2 & Under


What do books, scarves, puppets, music and babies have in common? They are all part of Time for Baby. Join us as we use all of our senses to explore the world around us. Ocean fun will be the theme of this interactive story time for our youngest patrons. Siblings welcome.

Creatures by Design

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
All Ages


Meet up with giant millipedes, possums, snakes, and tarantulas and learn about the way their specially developed body designs ensure survival in their unique habitats. For the whole family!

The Maker Club

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up


This club is designed for school-aged children who want to make something creative and explore a new topic each week through books and activities. This week’s club will be have a S.T.E.M. theme, the jungle.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Our stories, songs, and craft will take you to the beach, where you can warm your feet on the sand, and cool off in the waves. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Our stories, songs, and craft will take you to the beach, where you can warm your feet on the sand, and cool off in the waves. Siblings welcome.

A Novel Idea

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Ages 10 - 15  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Do you have a story that you want to tell? Get the know-how and motivation during our six-week creative writing workshop taught by a local author and educator.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, July 13th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Our stories, songs, and craft will take you to the beach, where you can warm your feet on the sand, and cool off in the waves. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Thursday, July 13th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Our stories, songs, and craft will take you to the beach, where you can warm your feet on the sand, and cool off in the waves. Siblings welcome.

Designing with Hapa Zome

Thursday, July 13th, 2017 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ages 8 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Please join us as we explore design in nature by making our own quilts or pillows using this ancient Japanese flower-pounding technique.

Bodacious Bees & the Mystery of the Blue Honey: A Children's Garden Program

Saturday, July 15th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Ages 6 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Let's investigate bee-friendly plants and learn about these important pollinators. Afterwards we will compare honeys made from different plants and learn about its health properties. Finally, we will learn about the mystery of blue honey.

World of Lego

Saturday, July 18th, 2017 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Come explore all the amazing things you can do with Legos.

The Maker Club

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ages 5 & Up


This club is designed for school-aged children who want to make something creative and explore a new topic each week through books and activities. Fractured fairy tales will entertain everyone who comes to club this week.

Story Time for Toddlers

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Look! Listen! Our five senses will be the focus of our stories, songs, and craft this week. Siblings welcome.

Story Time for Preschoolers

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ages 3½ - 5


Look! Listen! Our five senses will be the focus of our stories, songs, and craft this week. Siblings welcome.

A Novel Idea

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Ages 10 - 15  REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


Do you have a story that you want to tell? Get the know-how and motivation during our six-week creative writing workshop taught by a local author and educator.

Story Time for Toddlers

Thursday, July 20th, 2017 
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages 3 & Under


Look! Listen! Our five senses will be the focus of our stories, songs, and craft this week. Siblings welcome.

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