We have a great area just for you! We have comfy couches, beanbags, and our loft is just waiting for you to use. Pick your favorite spot and read!
Things to do @ the Library:
- Read your favorite books
- Play with our puzzles & toys
- Read our cool magazines
- Play a game on our Learning Stations
- Afternoon movies twice a month
Ongoing Programs for Kids:
Wee Read is designed for infants and toddlers up to age 3. Stories, fingerplays, rhymes and songs will open the world of libraries and reading to the younger crowd. The program will be held on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and also Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. Space is limited and registration is required. Stop in or call the library at 875-8912 to sign up or to obtain more information.
Story Time is a program for 3, 4 and 5 year olds who have not been in Kindergarten. Stories, songs, activities and a simple craft open the door to a love of reading and libraries. This program lasts about 45 minutes. Sessions will be held on Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Space is limited and registration is required. Stop in or call the library at 875-8912 to sign up or for more information.
On the first and third Saturdays of each month at 2pm, the library will show a family movie. View the upcoming movies along with all scheduled events for the library.
RESOURCES FOR KIDS
- CALDECOTT MEDAL AWARD WINNING BOOKS- The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
- IOWA CHILDREN'S CHOICE BOOK AWARDS - See what books are voted as the best books for children by Iowans.
- SLIMEKIDS - This website for elementary/middle age school kids is loaded with book trailers, educational games and literacy-related resources.
- ALA WEBSITE FOR KIDS - A compendium of great kid's websites put together jointly by the American Library Association and the Association for Library Services to Children.
- AWESOME LIBRARY - Awesome Library organizes the Web with 35,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top five percent in education.
- DISCOVERY KIDS - inspires kids to explore the awesome world around them and satisfy their curiosity with innovative games, activities, quizzes and articles.
- DISNEY ONLINE - Official online resource to all things Disney: theme parks, resorts, movies, Disney Channel programs, characters, games, videos, music, shopping, and more.
- NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS - Features different people, animals, and places each month with facts, games, activities, and related links.
- NICK JR. - Find preschool activities & preschool kids games for your preschooler & children featuring Dora, Diego, & more.-
- PBS KIDS - Play educational games, watch PBS Kids shows and find activities like coloring and music.
- SI FOR KIDS - Sports Illustrated KIDS delivers the excitement, passion, and fun of sports to kids, tweens and young teens in an action-oriented, authentic and interactive style. The authority on kids and sports, SI KIDS reflects the interests and humor of its audience.
Have questions or suggestions about events or resources for Kids? Contact Kim Benton at email@example.com or (563) 875-8912.