Youth Events

July Siebecker: Children's /  Youth Services Librarian (ex. 3)
Samantha Hoffman: Children's Department Assistant

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Sing With Me! Music Program for Preschoolers & Their Grown-ups

10:30am - 11:00am

If you have a little one who loves music, this program is for you! Join us for a half-hour of adult-&-child singing, clapping, and stomping along to favorite kids’ songs, with occasional musical instruments or accompanying books thrown in! No need to register, just drop in! Please note that adult participation is expected for this program - and it's fun!

Outdoor Art: Jackson Pollock Splatter Painting


Learn about famous artist Jackson Pollock and his fun painting style, and then head outside to make your own drip paintings on the lawn! (Wear clothing you don’t mind getting paint on) Rain date: Tuesday, August 28th 3:30pm. Recommended for ages 3 & up. Please click below to register.

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Painted Rock Garden Installation Ceremony and Garden Party!


Celebrate the rock garden that our patrons have spent the summer making with a party featuring lemonade & cookies, balloon animals, a ribbon-cutting ceremony, & more. Wear a fancy hat!



Movie: The Greatest Showman


Once you see this movie, you won't be able to stop singing the soundtrack - and if you've already seen it, come sing along! You can read Common Sense Media's review here.

Drop-In Legos!

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Every Wednesday afternoon during the summer we pull out our big bin of Legos! You can do free-form building, or try one of our Challenge Cards; creations will be put on display in the Children's Department for the week!




This program is for the bounciest, wiggliest, most active little ones! Movement, music and games are mixed in with quick, interactive books for a rollicking good time, with no sitting-still required! Adult participation is expected in this program.

Please click below to register.

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Anime "T & T" Club

12:00pm - 2:00pm

A club for Tweens & Teens ("T & T") who are fans of anime & manga! Meet every Thursday over the summer  to watch & talk about anime - with free snacks! 

Please click below for more information and to register.


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6:00pm - 8:00pm

This free party is open to everyone who participated in the summer reading program or who participated in any of the Children’s Department events. A great community party! Pick up free tickets in the Children’s Department anytime in August.



12:00pm - 2:00pm

Pokemon is hot again! Join us for 2 hours of trading, dueling, & learning under the guidance of experienced young adult volunteers who will watch over trading for fairness and teach how to play for those who are new to the game. Please click below to register.

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Music instructor & band leader Rick Marshall will teach students rudimentary rhythms, sticking combinations, beats, & self-expression through percussion.

Meets Thursday 8/9 at 5:30pm; Thursday 8/16 at 5:00pm, Friday 8/24 at 2pm, & there is a recital on Thursday, 8/30 at 5:30pm.

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