Youth Services

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Battle of the Books 2018 – Results

Congratulations to all our 5th Grade Battle of the Books participants! We had so many fantastic 5th graders, team names, and costumes this year. All the librarians enjoyed the event and look forward to suggesting new authors and titles to our Battle graduates.

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The 2017 Dragon Award Winner is…

Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper! Big thanks to all of the kids who voted for the Dragon Award this year-we had 160 votes. Runners-up were The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tullane by Kate DiCamillo, Star Wars: Jedi Academy by Jeff Brown, The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer, and Clementine by Sara Pennypacker. Look for the coveted golden Orion […]

This Week's Featured Programs

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Baby Time

Tuesday, April 24 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Babies

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition.

Toddler Time

Tuesday, April 24 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Toddlers

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

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1,2,3, Play with Me

Wednesday, April 25 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Toddlers

Spend time together at this parent child workshop. Have time to play, experience art activities and meet new friends. Each week a Community Resource Specialist will be on hand to answer questions about their specialty. Topics include resources at the library, child development, speech & hearing, nutrition, and play & movement. Registration opens Monday, March 12.

Toddler Time

Thursday, April 26 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Toddlers

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Young girl and mother reading

Preschool Pals

Thursday, April 26 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Preschool

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

Doggone Readers Group Read

Saturday, April 28 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • Elementary Age

Please join us on a special Doggone Readers day! We will have several dogs from Canine Academy eager to hear stories read to them. This is a drop in program for children who are reading.

Train Day Story Time

Tuesday, May 1 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Meeting Rooms A and B

  • All Ages

All Ages

Come aboard and join our crew as we chug and choo during this fast track storytime. Join us for songs, fingerplays, books and crafts.