bear reading in purple chair

 

Preschool story times: Tuesday & Friday: 10:30 a.m.; Thursdays at 4:00   

Story times are for children ages 2 and older and their families or caregivers.

Location:  Children’s Activity Room.  No Registration.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Lap Sit every Monday at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m. in the children’s activity room, first floor. 

This program is for babies, toddlers, and their parents or caregivers.  Make new friends, listen to simple stories, and learn finger plays and songs with Miss Amanda, our lap sit leader.

 No lap sit on September 5 (Labor Day holiday) 

***The library will be closed on Monday, September 5, for Labor Day.***

   

                                                                                                                           balancing book person

        

September Special Events

 

lego soccer bus

Lego Club

Saturday, September 10:  1 to 2:30 p.m.

 Walnut & Elm Rooms

 Children in preschool through grade 6 will have the opportunity to build with the library’s collection of Lego blocks.   Children who are ages 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.  No fee or registration.  The structures the children make will be on display in the lobby of the library, near the elevator, for one month after the club meets.  Come and build and have fun!

 

globe with kids

Global Fest

Saturday, September 17th

Time:  10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

New this year!

Global Fest will be at Morton Center & the Library!

Crafts:   Elm Room on the 2nd floor

Book displays, special puzzles,  and quiet reading area:   Children’s Department

A free book will be given to every child, grade 6 & younger, who attends this event!  The books will be available in the Walnut Room, which is located on the 2nd floor of the library.

 

children reading with pets

Reading to the Cat & Dogs!

Saturday, September 24th:  2 to 3 p.m.

Walnut & Elm Rooms, 2nd floor

               Presented by members of Caring Paws.  Come and read to a certified therapy cat or dog.  Readers should bring a book from home or select one when they arrive at the library. This program is for children ages 4 and older.     Registration is required by Friday, September 23rd, at 6 p.m.

 

jackolantern

Save the Date!

Halloween Crafts for Families

Saturday, October 1st

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Walnut & Elm Rooms

 

 mother rabbit reading a book

 

Children’s Department News - October 2016

Story times: Tuesday & Friday: 10:30 a.m.; Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.

Story times are for children ages 2 and older and their caregivers.  No registration or fee.  Children’s Activity Room.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Lap Sit every Monday at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m. in the Children’s Activity Room.  This program is for babies, toddlers and their families or caregivers.  Make new friends while listening to simple stories and learn finger plays and songs with Miss Amanda, our lap sit leader.  No registration or fee.

         

Please note:  There will be no lap sit on October 10th.  The room will be open for playtime from 10:30 to noon.

 

October Events

jackolantern

 

Halloween Craft Day for Families

Saturday, October 1:   11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Walnut & Elm Rooms, 2nd floor

 

     Our Halloween Craft Day is for children ages 2 and older and their families or caregivers. (An adult must stay with children who are 8 or younger.)  There will be a selection of crafts to make to decorate your homes for Halloween, including paper Jack-O’ Lanterns, witches, cats, ghosts, bats & banners.  No registration or fee.  

                                                                                                    Lego Giant Pumpkin

 

Lego Club

Saturday, October 8: 1 to 2:30 p.m. 

Walnut & Elm Rooms, 2nd floor

 

                Children in preschool through grade 6 will have the opportunity to build with the library’s collection of Lego blocks.  Children who are ages 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.  No fee or registration.  Come and build and have fun!  Structures will be on display in the cases on the first floor of the library, near the elevator, for one month.

 

book fair clip art 2015

WLPL Fall Book Fair

 October 21st  to 28th

          Please support your library by patronizing this event.  There will be a large selection of items for sale for people of all ages, including books, movies, and puzzles.

          Check the library web page after October 1st for more information about the fair.

 

 brown bat

“Bonkers for Bats!”

Sunday, October 23rd

 

          Learn all about bats and make a bat craft.  Children ages 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.  Focus age:  Grade 1 and older.

Place:  Children’s Activity Room

Time:  1:15 to 2 p.m. & 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Free; no registration

 

halloween witch costume 1 on a dog

Reading to the Dogs

Saturday, October 29th: 2:00  to 3:00 p.m.

 Walnut & Elm Rooms

The dogs from Therapy Dogs International will be back and eager to listen to children read stories to them!  Children may bring favorite books from home or choose books when they arrive at the library. 

As a special treat, the dogs and their partners will be dressed in Halloween costumes.  Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes or dress as their favorite book characters.

Please call the library to register by Friday, October 28th.

 

 

 turkey craft day graphics 2010

 

Save the Date!

 

Thanksgiving Crafts for Families

Saturday, November 5th, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.