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Our activities for children cover all ages: infants, toddlers, preschools, and elementary school aged children. Events are offered during the day, afterschool, and at night. Additional programs and camps are available during the summer.

Programs for Kids Calendar

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500 Books Before 5th Grade

Readers in Kindergarten-4th grade are invited to read or listen to 500 Books before 5th Grade and earn a new set of badges! Readers who complete the challenge will earn a completion prize. We have a list of recommended reads here. However, you may read books of your choice as well. Any books count -… Read More

1000 books before kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

“Experts tell us that children need to hear 1,000 stories read aloud before they begin to learn to read for themselves.“–Mem Fox 1,000 Book Hall of Fame Did you know? If you read only 1 bedtime story every night for 3 years, you will have read 1,095 books! If you read 10 books each week… Read More

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Summer Reading Program

Every summer the library offers a summer reading program for people of all ages to encourage them to read, explore new authors and genres, and find out about the many different types of materials the library offers. The summer reading program is also a great way to encourage kids to keep reading during the summer… Read More

Chillax Book Club (3rd-4th)

Chillax Book Club is for children in the 3rd and 4th grade who desire to listen to good book while coloring, doing puzzles and various activities, and enjoying an after school snack. Click here to view dates on our calendar and register!… Read More

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Owl’s Nest

The Owl's Nest program is a mentoring program designed to encourage children to read, offer a supportive environment to develop strong literacy skills, and more importantly, make reading fun! Fill out an application today to have your child start reading 1:1 with a volunteer. (Or volunteer yourself to make a difference in the life of… Read More

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