We are currently holding a mix of virtual and in-person programs - any outdoor events will be held weather permitting.
In the case of inclement weather, these programs will be moved virtually or rescheduled on a rain date. 

 

   

Tuesday October 19, 2021
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
BabyJam Music! (10 a.m. session)

Come jam along with us at this program featuring guitar, singalongs, instruments, and more! Created for children ages 6-36 months.

We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 10 a.m. OR the 11 a.m. class. to allow as many children as possible to participate. 

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 7, 14, 21, 28 and October 5, 12, 19, and 26.

 
 
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
The registration period has ended.

Come jam along with us at this program featuring guitar, singalongs, instruments, and more! Created for children ages 6-36 months.

We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 10 a.m. OR the 11 a.m. class. to allow as many children as possible to participate. 

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 7, 14, 21, 28 and October 5, 12, 19, and 26.

 
 
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

The registration period has ended.

 
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Decorate the Children's Room!

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
BabyJam Music! (11 a.m. session)

Come jam along with us at this program featuring guitar, singalongs, instruments, and more! Created for children ages 6-36 months.

We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 10 a.m. OR the 11 a.m. class. to allow as many children as possible to participate. 

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 7, 14, 21, 28 and October 5, 12, 19, and 26.

 
 
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
The registration period has ended.

Come jam along with us at this program featuring guitar, singalongs, instruments, and more! Created for children ages 6-36 months.

We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 10 a.m. OR the 11 a.m. class. to allow as many children as possible to participate. 

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 7, 14, 21, 28 and October 5, 12, 19, and 26.

 
 
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

The registration period has ended.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Full STEAM Ahead

Join us for a new science project each week! We'll explore various topics through process-based experimentation. This program is geared toward children in grades 2 to 4.  

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on October 5, 12, 19, and 26

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
The registration period has ended.

Join us for a new science project each week! We'll explore various topics through process-based experimentation. This program is geared toward children in grades 2 to 4.  

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on October 5, 12, 19, and 26

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

The registration period has ended.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Minecraft Mania

Both first-time players and Minecraft experts are invited to join our private server for virtual treasure hunts, escape rooms, building competitions, and other challenges. For grades K to 6.

A Zoom link will be sent to registrants prior to the start of the program. 

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 14, September 21, September 28, October 5, October 12, and October 19.

You must use your child's library card to register for Children's Programs.

 

LOCATION: Online/Virtual
The registration period has ended.

Both first-time players and Minecraft experts are invited to join our private server for virtual treasure hunts, escape rooms, building competitions, and other challenges. For grades K to 6.

A Zoom link will be sent to registrants prior to the start of the program. 

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 14, September 21, September 28, October 5, October 12, and October 19.

You must use your child's library card to register for Children's Programs.

 

LOCATION: Online/Virtual

The registration period has ended.

Wednesday October 20, 2021
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Decorate the Children's Room!

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Babytime with Sandy

Join Ms. Sandy for stories, songs and finger plays perfect for your child from Birth to 2 years old.   

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).  In the event of inclement weather, this program will take place via Zoom.

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on October 6, 13, 20, and 27

 
 
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
The registration period has ended.

Join Ms. Sandy for stories, songs and finger plays perfect for your child from Birth to 2 years old.   

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).  In the event of inclement weather, this program will take place via Zoom.

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on October 6, 13, 20, and 27

 
 
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

The registration period has ended.

Thursday October 21, 2021
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Decorate the Children's Room!

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Preschool Art Lab

Dress for a mess as we explore various process-based art techniques in this program aimed toward 2 to 5 year olds!   

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on October 7, 14, 21, and 28. 
Registration will begin on Friday, September 17, at 9:30 AM online and 10:01 AM by phone.
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
The registration period has ended.

Dress for a mess as we explore various process-based art techniques in this program aimed toward 2 to 5 year olds!   

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on October 7, 14, 21, and 28. 
Registration will begin on Friday, September 17, at 9:30 AM online and 10:01 AM by phone.
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

The registration period has ended.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sensory Babytime

Stories, songs, movement, rhymes and sensory fun for babies birth to 9 months and their caregivers.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

Stories, songs, movement, rhymes and sensory fun for babies birth to 9 months and their caregivers.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

 
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1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
PlayHooray Outside! 1 p.m.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1p OR the 2p class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.      

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 9, 17, 23, 30 and October 7, 14, 21, and 28.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
The registration period has ended.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1p OR the 2p class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.      

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 9, 17, 23, 30 and October 7, 14, 21, and 28.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

The registration period has ended.

 
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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
PlayHooray Outside! 2 p.m.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1p OR the 2p class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.      

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 9, 17, 23, 30 and October 7, 14, 21, and 28.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
The registration period has ended.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1p OR the 2p class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.      

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 9, 17, 23, 30 and October 7, 14, 21, and 28.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

The registration period has ended.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
JumpBunch (Elementary)

JumpBunch | South Huntington Public Library

JumpBunch introduces sports and fitness to your child in a hands-on setting. Our goal is to provide a friendly introduction to sports while building coordination, self -esteem, and encouraging a healthy lifestyle. We provide all the equipment your child needs. 

This program will meet outdoors at the Parkville Branch.
Fun for school-aged children in October!

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

JumpBunch | South Huntington Public Library

JumpBunch introduces sports and fitness to your child in a hands-on setting. Our goal is to provide a friendly introduction to sports while building coordination, self -esteem, and encouraging a healthy lifestyle. We provide all the equipment your child needs. 

This program will meet outdoors at the Parkville Branch.
Fun for school-aged children in October!

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden


Friday October 22, 2021
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9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Pumpkin Decorating

Our annual pumpkin decorating will be virtual this year but still just as fun! Register to reserve your materials, pick them up with our curbside pickup, and then follow along with our instructions at home to decorate your pumpkin! 

One small pumpkin per child, paint, and other surprises will be provided.

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Our annual pumpkin decorating will be virtual this year but still just as fun! Register to reserve your materials, pick them up with our curbside pickup, and then follow along with our instructions at home to decorate your pumpkin! 

One small pumpkin per child, paint, and other surprises will be provided.

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Decorate the Children's Room!

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

 

Stop by the Children's Reference desk at the Main building every Friday to learn a few new signs in American Sign Language! 

Stop by the Children's Reference desk at the Main building every Friday to learn a few new signs in American Sign Language! 

Saturday October 23, 2021
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Decorate the Children's Room!

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

Sunday October 24, 2021
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Library Trick-or-Treat

Come in costume to the Main building of the Library during Halloween week (10/24/21-10/31/21) to trick-or-treat!  See a Children's Librarian for a non-food gift.  One item per child, please; child must be present to receive giveaway.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Come in costume to the Main building of the Library during Halloween week (10/24/21-10/31/21) to trick-or-treat!  See a Children's Librarian for a non-food gift.  One item per child, please; child must be present to receive giveaway.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Monday October 25, 2021
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Grab and Go!

Collect a craft from the Children's room while supplies last to complete at home! 

Collect a craft from the Children's room while supplies last to complete at home! 

 
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Library Trick-or-Treat

Come in costume to the Main building of the Library during Halloween week (10/24/21-10/31/21) to trick-or-treat!  See a Children's Librarian for a non-food gift.  One item per child, please; child must be present to receive giveaway.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Come in costume to the Main building of the Library during Halloween week (10/24/21-10/31/21) to trick-or-treat!  See a Children's Librarian for a non-food gift.  One item per child, please; child must be present to receive giveaway.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

 
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Decorate the Children's Room!

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tiny Tots Storytime

Children ages 3 to 5 years may come enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays! 

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on October 4, 11, 18, and 25.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
There are 2 spaces available.

Children ages 3 to 5 years may come enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays! 

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on October 4, 11, 18, and 25.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
K - 2: Stories for You!

Children in grades K to 2 may come enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays! 

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level). 

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on October 4, 11, 18, and 25.

 
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
The registration period has ended.

Children in grades K to 2 may come enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays! 

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level). 

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on October 4, 11, 18, and 25.

 
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

The registration period has ended.

Tuesday October 26, 2021
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Election Day

On October 26, stop into the Main Children's room any time during the day to participate in our primary! We will be voting on candidates for the community's favorite children's book character. Return on November 2 to cast your ballot to help determine the ultimate winner! Pamphlets with the characters' platforms will be available mid-October to help you decide who you'd like to vote for. 

On October 26, stop into the Main Children's room any time during the day to participate in our primary! We will be voting on candidates for the community's favorite children's book character. Return on November 2 to cast your ballot to help determine the ultimate winner! Pamphlets with the characters' platforms will be available mid-October to help you decide who you'd like to vote for. 

 
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Library Trick-or-Treat

Come in costume to the Main building of the Library during Halloween week (10/24/21-10/31/21) to trick-or-treat!  See a Children's Librarian for a non-food gift.  One item per child, please; child must be present to receive giveaway.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Come in costume to the Main building of the Library during Halloween week (10/24/21-10/31/21) to trick-or-treat!  See a Children's Librarian for a non-food gift.  One item per child, please; child must be present to receive giveaway.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

 
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
BabyJam Music! (10 a.m. session)

Come jam along with us at this program featuring guitar, singalongs, instruments, and more! Created for children ages 6-36 months.

We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 10 a.m. OR the 11 a.m. class. to allow as many children as possible to participate. 

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 7, 14, 21, 28 and October 5, 12, 19, and 26.

 
 
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
The registration period has ended.

Come jam along with us at this program featuring guitar, singalongs, instruments, and more! Created for children ages 6-36 months.

We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 10 a.m. OR the 11 a.m. class. to allow as many children as possible to participate. 

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 7, 14, 21, 28 and October 5, 12, 19, and 26.

 
 
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

The registration period has ended.

 
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Decorate the Children's Room!

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
BabyJam Music! (11 a.m. session)

Come jam along with us at this program featuring guitar, singalongs, instruments, and more! Created for children ages 6-36 months.

We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 10 a.m. OR the 11 a.m. class. to allow as many children as possible to participate. 

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 7, 14, 21, 28 and October 5, 12, 19, and 26.

 
 
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
The registration period has ended.

Come jam along with us at this program featuring guitar, singalongs, instruments, and more! Created for children ages 6-36 months.

We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 10 a.m. OR the 11 a.m. class. to allow as many children as possible to participate. 

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 7, 14, 21, 28 and October 5, 12, 19, and 26.

 
 
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

The registration period has ended.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Full STEAM Ahead

Join us for a new science project each week! We'll explore various topics through process-based experimentation. This program is geared toward children in grades 2 to 4.  

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on October 5, 12, 19, and 26

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
The registration period has ended.

Join us for a new science project each week! We'll explore various topics through process-based experimentation. This program is geared toward children in grades 2 to 4.  

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on October 5, 12, 19, and 26

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

The registration period has ended.

Wednesday October 27, 2021
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Library Trick-or-Treat

Come in costume to the Main building of the Library during Halloween week (10/24/21-10/31/21) to trick-or-treat!  See a Children's Librarian for a non-food gift.  One item per child, please; child must be present to receive giveaway.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Come in costume to the Main building of the Library during Halloween week (10/24/21-10/31/21) to trick-or-treat!  See a Children's Librarian for a non-food gift.  One item per child, please; child must be present to receive giveaway.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

 
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Decorate the Children's Room!

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Babytime with Sandy

Join Ms. Sandy for stories, songs and finger plays perfect for your child from Birth to 2 years old.   

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).  In the event of inclement weather, this program will take place via Zoom.

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on October 6, 13, 20, and 27

 
 
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
The registration period has ended.

Join Ms. Sandy for stories, songs and finger plays perfect for your child from Birth to 2 years old.   

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).  In the event of inclement weather, this program will take place via Zoom.

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on October 6, 13, 20, and 27

 
 
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

The registration period has ended.

Thursday October 28, 2021
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Library Trick-or-Treat

Come in costume to the Main building of the Library during Halloween week (10/24/21-10/31/21) to trick-or-treat!  See a Children's Librarian for a non-food gift.  One item per child, please; child must be present to receive giveaway.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Come in costume to the Main building of the Library during Halloween week (10/24/21-10/31/21) to trick-or-treat!  See a Children's Librarian for a non-food gift.  One item per child, please; child must be present to receive giveaway.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

 
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Decorate the Children's Room!

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Preschool Art Lab

Dress for a mess as we explore various process-based art techniques in this program aimed toward 2 to 5 year olds!   

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on October 7, 14, 21, and 28. 
Registration will begin on Friday, September 17, at 9:30 AM online and 10:01 AM by phone.
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
The registration period has ended.

Dress for a mess as we explore various process-based art techniques in this program aimed toward 2 to 5 year olds!   

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on October 7, 14, 21, and 28. 
Registration will begin on Friday, September 17, at 9:30 AM online and 10:01 AM by phone.
LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

The registration period has ended.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sensory Babytime

Stories, songs, movement, rhymes and sensory fun for babies birth to 9 months and their caregivers.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

Stories, songs, movement, rhymes and sensory fun for babies birth to 9 months and their caregivers.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

 
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1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
PlayHooray Outside! 1 p.m.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1p OR the 2p class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.      

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 9, 17, 23, 30 and October 7, 14, 21, and 28.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
The registration period has ended.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1p OR the 2p class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.      

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 9, 17, 23, 30 and October 7, 14, 21, and 28.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

The registration period has ended.

 
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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
PlayHooray Outside! 2 p.m.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1p OR the 2p class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.      

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 9, 17, 23, 30 and October 7, 14, 21, and 28.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
The registration period has ended.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1p OR the 2p class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.      

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on September 9, 17, 23, 30 and October 7, 14, 21, and 28.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

The registration period has ended.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
JumpBunch (Elementary)

JumpBunch | South Huntington Public Library

JumpBunch introduces sports and fitness to your child in a hands-on setting. Our goal is to provide a friendly introduction to sports while building coordination, self -esteem, and encouraging a healthy lifestyle. We provide all the equipment your child needs. 

This program will meet outdoors at the Parkville Branch.
Fun for school-aged children in October!

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

JumpBunch | South Huntington Public Library

JumpBunch introduces sports and fitness to your child in a hands-on setting. Our goal is to provide a friendly introduction to sports while building coordination, self -esteem, and encouraging a healthy lifestyle. We provide all the equipment your child needs. 

This program will meet outdoors at the Parkville Branch.
Fun for school-aged children in October!

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden


Friday October 29, 2021
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Library Trick-or-Treat

Come in costume to the Main building of the Library during Halloween week (10/24/21-10/31/21) to trick-or-treat!  See a Children's Librarian for a non-food gift.  One item per child, please; child must be present to receive giveaway.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Come in costume to the Main building of the Library during Halloween week (10/24/21-10/31/21) to trick-or-treat!  See a Children's Librarian for a non-food gift.  One item per child, please; child must be present to receive giveaway.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

 
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Decorate the Children's Room!

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

 

Stop by the Children's Reference desk at the Main building every Friday to learn a few new signs in American Sign Language! 

Stop by the Children's Reference desk at the Main building every Friday to learn a few new signs in American Sign Language! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Not-So-Spooky PJ Storytime

Wear your pajamas and join us for a Halloween-themed story and craft! 

For children 18 months-4 years.

Registration will begin 10/8 at 9:30AM online and 10:01 AM over the phone.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
There are 3 spaces available.

Wear your pajamas and join us for a Halloween-themed story and craft! 

For children 18 months-4 years.

Registration will begin 10/8 at 9:30AM online and 10:01 AM over the phone.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

There are 3 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Parkville JumpBunch

Last session of the series.  For elementary age.  Rescheduled session.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

Last session of the series.  For elementary age.  Rescheduled session.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

Saturday October 30, 2021
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Library Trick-or-Treat

Come in costume to the Main building of the Library during Halloween week (10/24/21-10/31/21) to trick-or-treat!  See a Children's Librarian for a non-food gift.  One item per child, please; child must be present to receive giveaway.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Come in costume to the Main building of the Library during Halloween week (10/24/21-10/31/21) to trick-or-treat!  See a Children's Librarian for a non-food gift.  One item per child, please; child must be present to receive giveaway.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

 
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Decorate the Children's Room!

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

We will have apple and pumpkin cutouts available in the Fall for you to bring home, decorate, and return to the Children's room. We will put these on display in our windows! 

Monday November 1, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Babytime with Sandy

Join Ms. Sandy for stories, songs and finger plays perfect for your child from Birth to 2 years old.  This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level). 

Registration begins Monday, 10/11/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.  Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 1, 15, 22, and 29.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Join Ms. Sandy for stories, songs and finger plays perfect for your child from Birth to 2 years old.  This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level). 

Registration begins Monday, 10/11/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.  Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 1, 15, 22, and 29.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Pokemon Kahoot

Test your knowledge of the popular Pokemon franchise in this Kahoot trivia challenge! 

This program will take place via Zoom, and is recommended for children in elementary school.  You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration begins Monday, 10/11/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

Meeting ID: 858 8061 0395
Passcode: 437343

LOCATION: Online/Virtual
There are 15 spaces available.

Test your knowledge of the popular Pokemon franchise in this Kahoot trivia challenge! 

This program will take place via Zoom, and is recommended for children in elementary school.  You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration begins Monday, 10/11/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

Meeting ID: 858 8061 0395
Passcode: 437343

LOCATION: Online/Virtual

There are 15 spaces available.

Tuesday November 2, 2021
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Election Day

On October 26, stop into the Main Children's room any time during the day to participate in our primary! We will be voting on candidates for the community's favorite children's book character. Return on November 2 to cast your ballot to help determine the ultimate winner! Pamphlets with the characters' platforms will be available mid-October to help you decide who you'd like to vote for. 

On October 26, stop into the Main Children's room any time during the day to participate in our primary! We will be voting on candidates for the community's favorite children's book character. Return on November 2 to cast your ballot to help determine the ultimate winner! Pamphlets with the characters' platforms will be available mid-October to help you decide who you'd like to vote for. 

 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Parent-Child Yoga

You and your little one will enjoy this fun yoga class with instructor MaryClare Chiofalo.  For children ages 2-5 years with an accompanying adult. 

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 2, 9, 16, and 23.  Registration begins on Tuesday, 10/12/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
There is 1 space available.

You and your little one will enjoy this fun yoga class with instructor MaryClare Chiofalo.  For children ages 2-5 years with an accompanying adult. 

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 2, 9, 16, and 23.  Registration begins on Tuesday, 10/12/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

There is 1 space available.

Wednesday November 3, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tot Marching Band

You and your little one will rock out with fun songs, musical activities and games!  This program will take place outdoors at the Main building of the Library, and is perfect for children 2-4 years old with an accompanying adult. 

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the November 3 OR November 10 class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.You must use your child's card to register.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
There are 2 spaces available.

You and your little one will rock out with fun songs, musical activities and games!  This program will take place outdoors at the Main building of the Library, and is perfect for children 2-4 years old with an accompanying adult. 

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the November 3 OR November 10 class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.You must use your child's card to register.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
PlayHooray Outside! 1 p.m.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1PM OR the 2PM class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.      Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online or 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 3, 10, 17, 24.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
There are 5 spaces available.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1PM OR the 2PM class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.      Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online or 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 3, 10, 17, 24.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
PlayHooray Outside! 2 p.m.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1PM OR the 2PM class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online or 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 3, 10, 17, 24.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
There are 8 spaces available.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1PM OR the 2PM class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online or 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 3, 10, 17, 24.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
STEAM Storycraft

Join librarian Ms. Judy for science-themed story times featuring fiction and nonfiction and related experiments and crafts. 

This program will take place outdoors, or on Zoom if inclement weather.  For ages K-2nd grade.  You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  Please note that this registration includes November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1, and 8.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden
There are 11 spaces available.

Join librarian Ms. Judy for science-themed story times featuring fiction and nonfiction and related experiments and crafts. 

This program will take place outdoors, or on Zoom if inclement weather.  For ages K-2nd grade.  You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  Please note that this registration includes November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1, and 8.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

There are 11 spaces available.

Thursday November 4, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
BenAnna Band!

You and your little one will go bananas for this high-energy musical duo! 

This program will take place via Zoom, and is recommended for birth-4 years old with an accompanying adult.  Registration begins Thursday, 10/14/21, at 9:30AM online and at 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's library card to register.

Meeting ID: 850 9868 8944
Passcode: 200032

 

 

LOCATION: Online/Virtual
There are 17 spaces available.

You and your little one will go bananas for this high-energy musical duo! 

This program will take place via Zoom, and is recommended for birth-4 years old with an accompanying adult.  Registration begins Thursday, 10/14/21, at 9:30AM online and at 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's library card to register.

Meeting ID: 850 9868 8944
Passcode: 200032

 

 

LOCATION: Online/Virtual

There are 17 spaces available.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Preschool Art Lab

Dress for a mess as we explore various process-based art techniques in this program aimed toward 2 to 5 year olds!   

This program will take place on Zoom. Registered participants will receive a list of suggested materials prior to the start of the program. 

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 4 and 18, December 2, 9, and 16. 
Registration will begin on Thursday, October 14 at 9:30 AM online and 10:01 AM by phone.
 

Meeting ID: 868 7126 7123
Passcode: story

LOCATION: Online/Virtual
There are many spaces available.

Dress for a mess as we explore various process-based art techniques in this program aimed toward 2 to 5 year olds!   

This program will take place on Zoom. Registered participants will receive a list of suggested materials prior to the start of the program. 

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 4 and 18, December 2, 9, and 16. 
Registration will begin on Thursday, October 14 at 9:30 AM online and 10:01 AM by phone.
 

Meeting ID: 868 7126 7123
Passcode: story

LOCATION: Online/Virtual

There are many spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Monster Munchers

Listen to a great story, and make a silly monster craft!  For children of all ages with an adult.  Once you have registered, you will receive an email when the craft kit is ready to pick up, and you receive the video demonstration of this activity on Thursday, November 4, at 4:00PM.  Registration begins Thursday, October 14, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual

Listen to a great story, and make a silly monster craft!  For children of all ages with an adult.  Once you have registered, you will receive an email when the craft kit is ready to pick up, and you receive the video demonstration of this activity on Thursday, November 4, at 4:00PM.  Registration begins Thursday, October 14, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual


Friday November 5, 2021

Collect a craft from the Children's Room while supplies last to complete at home!  Please see a Children's Librarian at the Main building to receive your craft.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Collect a craft from the Children's Room while supplies last to complete at home!  Please see a Children's Librarian at the Main building to receive your craft.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

Saturday November 6, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

Sunday November 7, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

Monday November 8, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

Tuesday November 9, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Parent-Child Yoga

You and your little one will enjoy this fun yoga class with instructor MaryClare Chiofalo.  For children ages 2-5 years with an accompanying adult. 

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 2, 9, 16, and 23.  Registration begins on Tuesday, 10/12/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
There is 1 space available.

You and your little one will enjoy this fun yoga class with instructor MaryClare Chiofalo.  For children ages 2-5 years with an accompanying adult. 

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 2, 9, 16, and 23.  Registration begins on Tuesday, 10/12/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

There is 1 space available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Thanksgiving Apple Pie Crumble Muffins with Chef Rob Scott

Join Simply Creative Chef Rob Scott to make these delicious apple pie muffins! Recommended for children of all ages with adult assitance.  Registration begins on Tuesday, 10/26/21, at 9:30 AM online and 10:01 AM by phone.

You must use your child's library card to register.  Once you have registered, you will receive an email when the ingredients are ready to pick up, and will receive the video demonstration of this activity on Tuesday, November 9 at 4:00 PM.

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LOCATION: Online/Virtual
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

Join Simply Creative Chef Rob Scott to make these delicious apple pie muffins! Recommended for children of all ages with adult assitance.  Registration begins on Tuesday, 10/26/21, at 9:30 AM online and 10:01 AM by phone.

You must use your child's library card to register.  Once you have registered, you will receive an email when the ingredients are ready to pick up, and will receive the video demonstration of this activity on Tuesday, November 9 at 4:00 PM.

Chef Rob Scott holding apple pie muffins

LOCATION: Online/Virtual

Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

Wednesday November 10, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tot Marching Band

You and your little one will rock out with fun songs, musical activities and games!  This program will take place outdoors at the Main building of the Library, and is perfect for children 2-4 years old with an accompanying adult. 

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the November 3 OR November 10 class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.You must use your child's card to register.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
There are 8 spaces available.

You and your little one will rock out with fun songs, musical activities and games!  This program will take place outdoors at the Main building of the Library, and is perfect for children 2-4 years old with an accompanying adult. 

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the November 3 OR November 10 class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.You must use your child's card to register.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
PlayHooray Outside! 1 p.m.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1PM OR the 2PM class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.      Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online or 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 3, 10, 17, 24.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1PM OR the 2PM class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.      Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online or 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 3, 10, 17, 24.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

 
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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
PlayHooray Outside! 2 p.m.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1PM OR the 2PM class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online or 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 3, 10, 17, 24.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1PM OR the 2PM class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online or 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 3, 10, 17, 24.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
STEAM Storycraft

Join librarian Ms. Judy for science-themed story times featuring fiction and nonfiction and related experiments and crafts. 

This program will take place outdoors, or on Zoom if inclement weather.  For ages K-2nd grade.  You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  Please note that this registration includes November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1, and 8.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden
There are 11 spaces available.

Join librarian Ms. Judy for science-themed story times featuring fiction and nonfiction and related experiments and crafts. 

This program will take place outdoors, or on Zoom if inclement weather.  For ages K-2nd grade.  You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  Please note that this registration includes November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1, and 8.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

There are 11 spaces available.

Thursday November 11, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

Friday November 12, 2021

Collect a craft from the Children's Room while supplies last to complete at home!  Please see a Children's Librarian at the Main building to receive your craft.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Collect a craft from the Children's Room while supplies last to complete at home!  Please see a Children's Librarian at the Main building to receive your craft.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 

Stop by the Children's Reference desk at the Main building every Friday to learn a few new signs in American Sign Language! 

Stop by the Children's Reference desk at the Main building every Friday to learn a few new signs in American Sign Language! 

Saturday November 13, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Kindness Day

November 13 is Kindness Day! Main Children's is celebrating by providing a bowl with ideas for random acts of kindness that you can perform for those around you. 

November 13 is Kindness Day! Main Children's is celebrating by providing a bowl with ideas for random acts of kindness that you can perform for those around you. 

 
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12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Tween Book Club

This month's selection is Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly. Register to receive a copy of the book, and join us on November 13 at Parkville to discuss it. 

Registration will begin on Friday, October 15 at 9:30 AM online and 10:01 AM by phone.

 
 
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden
There are 7 spaces available.

This month's selection is Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly. Register to receive a copy of the book, and join us on November 13 at Parkville to discuss it. 

Registration will begin on Friday, October 15 at 9:30 AM online and 10:01 AM by phone.

 
 
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

There are 7 spaces available.

Sunday November 14, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

Monday November 15, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Babytime with Sandy

Join Ms. Sandy for stories, songs and finger plays perfect for your child from Birth to 2 years old.  This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level). 

Registration begins Monday, 10/11/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.  Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 1, 15, 22, and 29.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Join Ms. Sandy for stories, songs and finger plays perfect for your child from Birth to 2 years old.  This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level). 

Registration begins Monday, 10/11/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.  Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 1, 15, 22, and 29.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
School-Age Story Craft

What's better than a craft?  A story AND a matching craft!  Register to receive via email a link to each week's storytime video and craft materials list. 

This program is perfect for children in elementary school (ages 5-10).  You must use your child's library card to register. 
Registration begins Monday, 10/25/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone
Please note that registration for this session includes November 15, 22, and 29.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual
Registration will begin on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

What's better than a craft?  A story AND a matching craft!  Register to receive via email a link to each week's storytime video and craft materials list. 

This program is perfect for children in elementary school (ages 5-10).  You must use your child's library card to register. 
Registration begins Monday, 10/25/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone
Please note that registration for this session includes November 15, 22, and 29.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual

Registration will begin on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

Tuesday November 16, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Parent-Child Yoga

You and your little one will enjoy this fun yoga class with instructor MaryClare Chiofalo.  For children ages 2-5 years with an accompanying adult. 

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 2, 9, 16, and 23.  Registration begins on Tuesday, 10/12/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
There is 1 space available.

You and your little one will enjoy this fun yoga class with instructor MaryClare Chiofalo.  For children ages 2-5 years with an accompanying adult. 

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 2, 9, 16, and 23.  Registration begins on Tuesday, 10/12/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

There is 1 space available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Paper Planes

Celebrate National Aviation Month by making paper planes and seeing which can fly the farthest! 

This program will take place at the Parkville branch.

Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 26 at 9:30 AM online and 10:01 AM by phone.
 
 
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

Celebrate National Aviation Month by making paper planes and seeing which can fly the farthest! 

This program will take place at the Parkville branch.

Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 26 at 9:30 AM online and 10:01 AM by phone.
 
 
LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

Wednesday November 17, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 
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1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
PlayHooray Outside! 1 p.m.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1PM OR the 2PM class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.      Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online or 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 3, 10, 17, 24.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1PM OR the 2PM class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.      Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online or 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 3, 10, 17, 24.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

 
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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
PlayHooray Outside! 2 p.m.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1PM OR the 2PM class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online or 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 3, 10, 17, 24.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1PM OR the 2PM class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online or 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 3, 10, 17, 24.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
STEAM Storycraft

Join librarian Ms. Judy for science-themed story times featuring fiction and nonfiction and related experiments and crafts. 

This program will take place outdoors, or on Zoom if inclement weather.  For ages K-2nd grade.  You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  Please note that this registration includes November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1, and 8.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden
There are 11 spaces available.

Join librarian Ms. Judy for science-themed story times featuring fiction and nonfiction and related experiments and crafts. 

This program will take place outdoors, or on Zoom if inclement weather.  For ages K-2nd grade.  You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  Please note that this registration includes November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1, and 8.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

There are 11 spaces available.

Thursday November 18, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Preschool Art Lab

Dress for a mess as we explore various process-based art techniques in this program aimed toward 2 to 5 year olds!   

This program will take place on Zoom. Registered participants will receive a list of suggested materials prior to the start of the program. 

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 4 and 18, December 2, 9, and 16. 
Registration will begin on Thursday, October 14 at 9:30 AM online and 10:01 AM by phone.
 

Meeting ID: 868 7126 7123
Passcode: story

LOCATION: Online/Virtual
There are many spaces available.

Dress for a mess as we explore various process-based art techniques in this program aimed toward 2 to 5 year olds!   

This program will take place on Zoom. Registered participants will receive a list of suggested materials prior to the start of the program. 

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 4 and 18, December 2, 9, and 16. 
Registration will begin on Thursday, October 14 at 9:30 AM online and 10:01 AM by phone.
 

Meeting ID: 868 7126 7123
Passcode: story

LOCATION: Online/Virtual

There are many spaces available.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:35 AM
Worry Dolls

Listen to a great story, and make your very own worry doll, to help take away stress and alleviate anxiety.  For children of all ages with an adult.  Once you have registered, you will receive an email when the craft kit is ready to pick up, and you receive the video demonstration of this activity on Thursday, November 18 at 11:00 AM.  Registration begins Thursday, October 28, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual
Registration will begin on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

Listen to a great story, and make your very own worry doll, to help take away stress and alleviate anxiety.  For children of all ages with an adult.  Once you have registered, you will receive an email when the craft kit is ready to pick up, and you receive the video demonstration of this activity on Thursday, November 18 at 11:00 AM.  Registration begins Thursday, October 28, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual

Registration will begin on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

 

Step right up…The circus is in town!   Join SO Fun City on a journey through practicing and mastering fun circus skills.

This program will take place via Zoom and is recommended for children of all ages.  You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration starts Thursday,10/28/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual
Registration will begin on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

Step right up…The circus is in town!   Join SO Fun City on a journey through practicing and mastering fun circus skills.

This program will take place via Zoom and is recommended for children of all ages.  You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration starts Thursday,10/28/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual

Registration will begin on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

Friday November 19, 2021

Collect a craft from the Children's Room while supplies last to complete at home!  Please see a Children's Librarian at the Main building to receive your craft.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Collect a craft from the Children's Room while supplies last to complete at home!  Please see a Children's Librarian at the Main building to receive your craft.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 
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10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tasty Turkey Chocolates

Make a delicious chocolate that is shaped like a turkey, and a fun craft from Chocolicious!  This program is suitable for children in elementary school (ages 5-10), with some adult assistance.  You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration begins Friday, 10/29/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  Once you have registered, you will receive an email with a time to pick up your kit.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual
Registration will begin on Friday, October 29, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

Make a delicious chocolate that is shaped like a turkey, and a fun craft from Chocolicious!  This program is suitable for children in elementary school (ages 5-10), with some adult assistance.  You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration begins Friday, 10/29/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  Once you have registered, you will receive an email with a time to pick up your kit.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual

Registration will begin on Friday, October 29, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

 

Stop by the Children's Reference desk at the Main building every Friday to learn a few new signs in American Sign Language! 

Stop by the Children's Reference desk at the Main building every Friday to learn a few new signs in American Sign Language! 

Saturday November 20, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

Sunday November 21, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

Monday November 22, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Babytime with Sandy

Join Ms. Sandy for stories, songs and finger plays perfect for your child from Birth to 2 years old.  This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level). 

Registration begins Monday, 10/11/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.  Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 1, 15, 22, and 29.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Join Ms. Sandy for stories, songs and finger plays perfect for your child from Birth to 2 years old.  This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level). 

Registration begins Monday, 10/11/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.  Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 1, 15, 22, and 29.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
School-Age Story Craft

What's better than a craft?  A story AND a matching craft!  Register to receive via email a link to each week's storytime video and craft materials list. 

This program is perfect for children in elementary school (ages 5-10).  You must use your child's library card to register. 
Registration begins Monday, 10/25/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone
Please note that registration for this session includes November 15, 22, and 29.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual
Registration will begin on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

What's better than a craft?  A story AND a matching craft!  Register to receive via email a link to each week's storytime video and craft materials list. 

This program is perfect for children in elementary school (ages 5-10).  You must use your child's library card to register. 
Registration begins Monday, 10/25/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone
Please note that registration for this session includes November 15, 22, and 29.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual

Registration will begin on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Dr. Jones Study Heist Escape Room

Your team was hired to steal an artifact from Dr. Jones, a world-famous treasure hunter and archaeologist, but you've accidentally tripped his security system.  You only have one hour to escape before Dr. Jones catches you. To do so, you'll have to uncover clues and solve puzzles, all while keeping a clear head as the clock ticks down...

This program will take place via Zoom, and is suitable for grades 3-7 (ages 8-12).  You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration begins Monday, 11/1/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual
Registration will begin on Monday, November 1, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

Your team was hired to steal an artifact from Dr. Jones, a world-famous treasure hunter and archaeologist, but you've accidentally tripped his security system.  You only have one hour to escape before Dr. Jones catches you. To do so, you'll have to uncover clues and solve puzzles, all while keeping a clear head as the clock ticks down...

This program will take place via Zoom, and is suitable for grades 3-7 (ages 8-12).  You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration begins Monday, 11/1/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual

Registration will begin on Monday, November 1, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

Tuesday November 23, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Parent-Child Yoga

You and your little one will enjoy this fun yoga class with instructor MaryClare Chiofalo.  For children ages 2-5 years with an accompanying adult. 

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 2, 9, 16, and 23.  Registration begins on Tuesday, 10/12/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
There is 1 space available.

You and your little one will enjoy this fun yoga class with instructor MaryClare Chiofalo.  For children ages 2-5 years with an accompanying adult. 

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 2, 9, 16, and 23.  Registration begins on Tuesday, 10/12/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

There is 1 space available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Harvest Cornucopia

Build a delicious cornucopia out of dough to bake in the oven and serve on Thanksgiving!  This program will take place via Zoom, and is suitable for children in grades K-5 with adult assistance. 

Once you have registered, you will receive the recipe, ingredients list, and Zoom login information.You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration begins Tuesday, 11/2/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual

Build a delicious cornucopia out of dough to bake in the oven and serve on Thanksgiving!  This program will take place via Zoom, and is suitable for children in grades K-5 with adult assistance. 

Once you have registered, you will receive the recipe, ingredients list, and Zoom login information.You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration begins Tuesday, 11/2/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual

Wednesday November 24, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 
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1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
PlayHooray Outside! 1 p.m.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1PM OR the 2PM class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.      Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online or 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 3, 10, 17, 24.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1PM OR the 2PM class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.      Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online or 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 3, 10, 17, 24.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

 
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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
PlayHooray Outside! 2 p.m.

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1PM OR the 2PM class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online or 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 3, 10, 17, 24.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Join PlayHooray and Molly Mouse for their special outdoor family music and movement programs!  Sessions are designed for children from birth through age 6 years.

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the 1PM OR the 2PM class. to allow as many children as possible to participate.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online or 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.

This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level).

Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 3, 10, 17, 24.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
STEAM Storycraft

Join librarian Ms. Judy for science-themed story times featuring fiction and nonfiction and related experiments and crafts. 

This program will take place outdoors, or on Zoom if inclement weather.  For ages K-2nd grade.  You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  Please note that this registration includes November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1, and 8.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden
There are 11 spaces available.

Join librarian Ms. Judy for science-themed story times featuring fiction and nonfiction and related experiments and crafts. 

This program will take place outdoors, or on Zoom if inclement weather.  For ages K-2nd grade.  You must use your child's library card to register.  Registration begins Wednesday, 10/13/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  Please note that this registration includes November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1, and 8.

LOCATION: Parkville Branch Outside Garden

There are 11 spaces available.

Thursday November 25, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

Friday November 26, 2021

Collect a craft from the Children's Room while supplies last to complete at home!  Please see a Children's Librarian at the Main building to receive your craft.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

Collect a craft from the Children's Room while supplies last to complete at home!  Please see a Children's Librarian at the Main building to receive your craft.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 

Stop by the Children's Reference desk at the Main building every Friday to learn a few new signs in American Sign Language! 

Stop by the Children's Reference desk at the Main building every Friday to learn a few new signs in American Sign Language! 

Saturday November 27, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

Sunday November 28, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

Monday November 29, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Babytime with Sandy

Join Ms. Sandy for stories, songs and finger plays perfect for your child from Birth to 2 years old.  This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level). 

Registration begins Monday, 10/11/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.  Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 1, 15, 22, and 29.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Join Ms. Sandy for stories, songs and finger plays perfect for your child from Birth to 2 years old.  This program will take place outside of the Main building near the Children's Department entrance (on the lower level). 

Registration begins Monday, 10/11/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone.  You must use your child's card to register.  Please note that registration for this program includes classes on November 1, 15, 22, and 29.

LOCATION: Main Library Lower Lobby

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Native American Heritage Month Storytime

November is Native American Heritage Month! Join us to read stories that celebrate and teach about Native American culture. 

This program will take place on Zoom.

Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 9 at 9:30 AM online and 10:01 AM by phone.

Meeting ID: 891 2060 3314

Passcode: story

 

 
 
LOCATION: Online/Virtual
Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

November is Native American Heritage Month! Join us to read stories that celebrate and teach about Native American culture. 

This program will take place on Zoom.

Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 9 at 9:30 AM online and 10:01 AM by phone.

Meeting ID: 891 2060 3314

Passcode: story

 

 
 
LOCATION: Online/Virtual

Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
School-Age Story Craft

What's better than a craft?  A story AND a matching craft!  Register to receive via email a link to each week's storytime video and craft materials list. 

This program is perfect for children in elementary school (ages 5-10).  You must use your child's library card to register. 
Registration begins Monday, 10/25/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone
Please note that registration for this session includes November 15, 22, and 29.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual
Registration will begin on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

What's better than a craft?  A story AND a matching craft!  Register to receive via email a link to each week's storytime video and craft materials list. 

This program is perfect for children in elementary school (ages 5-10).  You must use your child's library card to register. 
Registration begins Monday, 10/25/21, at 9:30AM online and 10:01AM by phone
Please note that registration for this session includes November 15, 22, and 29.

LOCATION: Online/Virtual

Registration will begin on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 9:30 AM     

Tuesday November 30, 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

November is National Novel Writing Month, and writing is an important facet of literacy. To encourage writing and creativity amongst our younger patrons, we will have various composition notebooks available for checkout, each with a different theme. Add a story, a drawing, or even just a doodle related to the theme and return it to the library for someone else to add to next! 

Wednesday December 1, 2021
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tot Marching Band

You and your little one will rock out with fun songs, musical activities and games!  This program will take place outdoors at the Main building of the Library, and is perfect for children 2-4 years old with an accompanying adult. 

Due to social distancing requirements, registration will be limited.  We kindly ask that patrons please register for EITHER the December 1 OR December 8 class to allow as many children as possible to participate.