Preschool

Every Child Ready to Read

Where: 
At your home

"Talk, Sing, Read, Write, Play -- Everyday!" This handout provides early literacy guidelines for you to use with your children. Every Child Ready to Read is not a program at the library, but a resource describing the importance of talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing with your child at different developmental levels.

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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead

When: 
Thursdays, 10:00-10:45am & 1:30-2:15pm, September 18-November 20 & December 4-December 11
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B
Registration is required.
Registration Details: 

Registration begins on Tuesday, September 2 at 9:00am. To register, click here.

Explore the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics through hands on activities and experiments. Each program will excite the imagination and curiosity of future scientists, artists and mathematicians. While geared toward preschoolers, siblings are always welcome to attend.

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Musical Movin' Storytime

When: 
Watch for Future Dates!
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B
Registration is required.
Registration Details: 

Watch for future details!

Sing, move, dance, play and explore musical instruments.  Siblings welcome.

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Ready to Read: Play and Learn

When: 
Fridays | 10:00-11:00 am | June 13-27 July 11-July 25 & Aug 8
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

Help your child develop pre-reading skills, social skills and confidence through interactive, play-centered learning. Each week we will explore a different theme through sensory activities, dramatic play, crafts, books, games and fun! Siblings welcome.

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Ready to Read: Play and Learn- Hmong Edition

When: 
Fridays | 3:00-4:00 pm | June 13 & 27, July 11-25, & August 8
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

Help your child develop pre-reading skills, social skills and confidence through interactive, play-centered learning. Each week we will explore a different theme through sensory activities, dramatic play, crafts, books, games and fun! Siblings welcome.

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Sensory Storytime

When: 
First Thursday of the month 6:00-7:00 PM October 2, November 6, December 4
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

Developmentally designed for 4-8 year olds, Sensory Storytime is an interactive program that engages children through movement, music, stories and sensory play. It can be enjoyed by all children, but is ideal for those who have a hard time in large groups, are on the autism spectrum or have sensory integration challenges. Registration is appreciated, but not required.

 

 

 

 

 

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Storyvine

When: 
Summer Session: Wednesdays | 9:20-9:50 am OR 10:00-10:30 am | June 11 - 25 & July 9 - August 6
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

 Join Children's Services Staff for a program for children, families and childcare providers. Come for stories, music and movement, fingerplays, and an occasional short animated story or puppet play. While geared towards childcare providers, families are always welcome to attend.  No registration required.  There is no program on July 2.

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Tuesday Night Specials

When: 
Select Tuesdays | 6:15-7:00 pm | July 8, 15, 22 & 29
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B
Registration Details: 

Registration is required for some programs, see program calendar for details

Family game night, movie and craft night and more!

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