Kids

As the school year draws to a close, there are many families looking for easy, affordable options for lunch. The Kids’ Summer Lunch Bunch and the Quaker Lunch Truck are two options for free lunches for children ages 18 and under. Summer Lunch Bunch Kids’ Summer Lunch...

Get ready to blast off! The 2019 Summer Reading Club, A Universe of Stories, begins with an out of this world Kick-Off Party! Join us on Tuesday, May 28, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. With activities and events throughout the library, including the Pacers Fan Van and...

Our J Library of Things now includes floor puzzles and new board games for children! They can be put on hold at home or checked out at the library. Don’t have a library card? All of our puzzles, board games, and STEM kits can be...

Summer Reading Club is 1.) very fun, 2.) a good way to prevent summer slide, and 3.) almost here! Staff starts planning for the next summer right after the big completion party of the year before. Shifting gears from theme to theme; from Library Rocks to...

Merci Suarez is used to her close-knit family, who lives in a row of houses Merci’s mother calls Las Casitas. She’s used to playing soccer with her dad’s team and she’s even getting used to the fancy new school she started attending the year before....

Here's a recommended book and activity to do with older toddlers and preschoolers! Bird Builds a Nest by Martin Jenkins is a beautifully illustrated story. In it, bird gathers sticks and twigs to make a nest, weaving them into place, then finding grass and feathers to...

If you missed our Wonderful Ones storytime this week, don't worry! Here are some suggestions for a great storytime you can do at home. Of course, you can also attend one of our other storytimes at the Library, every Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. Suggested...

People have enjoyed flying kites for thousands of years.  Kites have been used for warfare, research, and even pulling a carriage! However, today most people simply enjoy flying kites. With windy weather and warmer days, spring is a natural time to enjoy some kite flying....

Are you starting to get a little bored with this Spring Break? There are plenty of fun things to do at the library! Here are some ideas, using current and vintage photos. Before you go, see if there's an interesting library program going on when you'll...

Looking for something to do with your kids over spring break? The library’s Mystery Bag Challenge can help! Each family will receive a paper bag with a STEM related challenge card and the materials needed to complete it.  Kids use their creative problem solving skills and...