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  • Programs for Kids

Programs for Kids

    Programs for ages 0 to 5

    Programs for ages 5 to 12


    Click the name of a storytime to see the upcoming schedule.

    Library Babies: For kids aged 0–12 months and their caregivers

    Little Ones: For kids aged 12–24 months and their caregivers

    Tales for Twos and Threes: For kids aged 2–3 and their caregivers

    Book Buddies: For kids aged 4–6 on their own


    Our storytimes are offered from September–April. In June and July, a special Summer Babies series for ages 0–18 months takes place, and Summer Buddies replaces our usual Book Buddies program. Check our calendar for other special events for kids.

    Art and STEAM Programs

    Creating on Canvas: For kids in grades 3-5. We'll guide you step-by-step through a specific painting. Offered June–April.

    Dabble: For kids ages 7–12 on their own. Discover different mediums and artists. Offered September–April.

    dabble jr.: For kids ages 4–6 on their own. Explore arts and crafts through various mediums. Offered September–April.

    STEAM Explorers: For kids ages 7–12 on their own. Try STEAM activities from our Exploration Lab. Offered September–April.

    STEAM explorers jr.: For kids ages 4–6 with caregivers. Join us in the Discovery Room as we explore a special selection of STEAM kits. Offered September–April.

    STEAM Storytime: A Fun Family Book Club: For kids ages 3–5 with their caregivers. We read a picture book together and complete a STEAM-inspired challenge with other families. Offered in February, April, June, August, October, and December.

    Thinkers and Tinkers; Exploring STEAM Through Stories: For kids ages 7–11 and their caregivers. Learn about STEAM concepts through stories and then explore that topic together through challenges, experiments, or activities. Offered in January, March, May, July, September, and November.

    Art and STEAM Programs

    Kids Book Club to Go

    Hold your own book club with one of our ready-made book discussion kits. Learn more and reserve a kit here.

    Book Clubs for Kids and Families


    These outdoor installations allow families to read a book while enjoying the outdoors. Pages from a children’s book are set up along an outdoor path, allowing children and adults to read the story as they stroll. Click here to see current and upcoming book titles and locations. 



    Create your own themed storytime at home. Watch a story video, read a couple books (many are available digitally through Libby or Hoopla Digital), sing some songs, and do an activity or two. Click to see our available Storytime@Home themes. 

    Storytime at Home


    Enjoy fun activities designed to introduce ages 5–12 to the amazing world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Click to see our available STEAMAdventures@Home themes. 

    STEAM Adventures at Home

    1000 Books Before Kindergarten 

    Reading books together is a fantastic way to prepare children for lifelong learning. In this online program, you can track the books you and your child read, and your child will earn prizes along the way. Get started by downloading the free Beanstack Tracker app, or click here to register

    1000 Books Before Kindergarten

    500 Books Before Middle School 

    This online program for kids in kindergarten through grade 5 is a great way to build a love of reading. Use the online tracker to record books read during elementary school, and your child will earn prizes along the way. Get started by downloading the free Beanstack Tracker app, or click here to register.

    500 Books Before Middle School

    Storytimes & Activities on YouTube

    Children ages 0–5 can listen to stories, sing, and dance with our librarians in these recorded storytimes. View our fun playlists here. 

    Reading Programs 

    Enjoy seasonal and themed reading programs, including our popular Summer and Winter Reading Programs. See what programs are happening now. 

    Sign up for our monthly Library News for Kids & Families emails to learn about upcoming events and library services.