What's New for Kids?

Baby and Toddler Storytime
Wednesdays  at 10 am
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Miss GraceBabies and toddlers are welcome to storytime every Wednesday morning from the beginning of September  until the end of May. Hear stories, sing songs, do activities and enjoy fingerplays. Afterwards we gather at the craft tables and socialize with Miss Grace. This storytime is for babies and toddlers, but older siblings are welcome too.

For more information, call us at 624-4664.

Star Wars Reads Day
Saturday Oct. 21, from 2 to 3:30 pm
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Star WarsMiss Michaela will kick off this event with a reading from "Star Wars: A Galactic Pop-Up Adventure" followed by activity stations. Dress in your favorite Star Wars costume. We will also have some Star Wars themed loot to give away. Snacks will be served, and 3 special galactic guests have been invited. May the force be with you. This program will be fun for all ages.

For more information, call us at 624-4664.

Miss Sarah of Kinderjam
Wednesday Oct. 25 at 10am
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission 

Miss SarahMiss Sarah of Kinderjam will be here for a lively musical storytime. This program is for babies and toddlers, but older siblings are welcome too.

For more information, call us at 624-4664.

 

Drawing with Dante Rondo
Friday Nov. 3 from 3:15-4:30
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Drawing with DanteCome and explore just how much you can get into your black and white drawings using graphite pencils on paper. Expand your abilities in using shading, tone and contrast to make more expressive and masterful art. All materials are supplied by the library. This program is for ages 9 through 14 years old. Please pre-register by calling us at 624-4664.

For more information, call us at 624-4664.

After School is Cool Craft Time
Tuesday Nov. 6 from 3:30-4:30
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Rain GaugeJoin Miss Pat for a fun after school craft. You will be making your very own garden rain gauge craft. Choose from a dragonfly, butterfly, or ladybug design. Dress up your garden and keep track of the rainfall! This program is for ages 5 through 9 years old, and all materials are supplied by the library.

For more information, call us at 624-4664.

Steam Saturday with Miss Myah
Saturday Nov. 18, from 1:30-2:30
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Steam SaturdayMiss Myah, the science teacher at River School, will be here leading cool experiments. Stay tuned for more information about the experiments you will be doing. This program is for kindergarten through 5th grade. All materials are supplied by the library.

For more information, call us at 624-4664.

 

Miss Stephanie of Music Together
Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 10am
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

StephanieMiss Stephanie will be here with her violin for a lively musical storytime. This program is for babies and toddlers, but older siblings are welcome too.

For more information, call us at 624-4664.

 

Great Resources for Kids

abcmouse


ABCmouse - With more than 3,500 learning activities and 450 lessons, ABCmouse.com is the most comprehensive early learning curriculum available online! For young learners starting at age 2.


ScienceFlix



ScienceFlix - ScienceFlix combines curriculum-driven, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9.  Use this link for home access.


HelpNow - Online Homework Help

BrainfuseDo you need help with your homework? How about a writing lab to help you write better term papers and reports? Or maybe you need a little extra help with your Spanish homework or with understanding a math concept.

All you need is your library card to use the online tutoring service HelpNow. To get started, click on HelpNow and receive one-on-one help from an expert tutor (available from 1 to 10 pm).

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