Kids

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...

It's time for a refresh of the neighborhoods in the Children's Room! A 'neighborhood' is a handy collection of books that are in high demand and otherwise would be cataloged by author and format all around the room. There are various  Concept, Popular Character and...

Do your kids love doing crafts? Or do you enjoy making crafts for them? Check out Creativebug, a great online resource for crafters of any age! All you need is your library card number to access a virtual library of videos and projects in a...

Tot Tuesday is every Tuesday at 10:00, designed especially for 2 and 3-year-olds with an emphasis on fun as well as early literacy experiences. Three times a month it's an active storytime; the other Tuesday(s) it's a simple process craft. What's a toddler storytime like? Last...

Do your kids love picture books? Then check out the Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award! This annual award allows children ages 0-5 to vote on their favorite picture books, with the help of an adult. To vote, read this year’s nominees and then print off...

Boom, pow, crack! Expectations were exceeded, technology was tested, and laughs abounded at our first Stop Motion movie-making program! It was exciting to see how quickly the kids adapted to this technology. They created storyboards to plan their movie plots and promptly got hands on...

We are always getting new materials here at the library! Here are a few recent favorites that arrived on our shelves. For even more new materials, make sure to take a look at our new book section in the Children's Room! Picture Books [gallery ids="19420,19418"] Sea Bear by...

Sensory Station is a new monthly program series. It's designed to be welcoming to all children including children who especially benefit from sensory play. There are stories, songs, fingerplays, and dancing, combined with one or more multi-sensory play station for the children to explore. Children...

The Children's Room currently features a fun picture book display of Interactive Stories! All of these books ask the reader to get involved in the story. These picture books are a great way to help kids learn to interact with the pictures and text of...