What's New for Kids?

Summer Reading Program

Read to the RhythmOur theme this summer is "Read to the Rhythm, and will run from Monday June 8 through Saturday July 18. Here is our line up of fun programs:

Thursday June 11 at 1:30pm
Coventry and Kaluza are back to kick off the summer! Get ready for first class circus entertainment. For all ages. 

Friday June 19 at 1:30pm
Come and groove to the music of the Banana Slug String Band. For all ages.

Tuesday June 23 at 1:30pm
Didgeridoo Down Under 
is a high energy Australia themed show, that combines music, puppetry, and comedy. For ages 3 and up.

Wednesday July 1, from 1:30-3:30
Drawing with Dante -
Draw your favorite instrument, or draw someone playing an instrument. All materials supplied. For ages 9 - 14. Please pre-register by calling 624-4664.

Friday July 10 at 1:30pm
The Alphabet Rockers - get ready for an intergenerational dance party! Building a community of learning and connection through beats, rhymes, and movement. Fun for the whole family.

Friday July 17 at 1:30pm
Bingo Schmingo Music -
with Kathleen Rushing. A fun, lively, interactive music experience aimed at ages 2 and up. 


Baby and Toddler Storytime
Every Wed, 10 am

Miss GracePark Branch Library, Mission & Sixth

Hear stories, sing songs, learn fingerplays and rhymes, and have fun. Afterward, we gather at the craft tables to color and socialize with Miss Grace. Weekly, September through May. Please note that Wednesday May 27 will be the last storytime until we start up again on Wednesday September 9.

For more information call us at 624-4664



"May the Fourth be With You" Star Wars Program
Monday, May 4, 3:30-4:30

Star WarsPark Branch Library, Mission and Sixth

Miss Michaela will be hosting a Star Wars program, with crafts, activities and refreshments. Participants are encouraged to dress up. For children up to 13 years old, and families are also welcome.

For more information call 624-4664.

After School is Cool Craft Time
Tuesday, May 5, 3:30-4:30

ChalkboardPark Branch Library, Mission and Sixth

Make a "Let's Eat" Chalkboard using wooden spoons, forks, ribbons and chalkboard. Bon appetit! This craft is for ages 5-9 years old. All materials are supplied by the library.

For more information call 624-4664.


Musical Storytime
Wednesday, May 20, 10am

Marylee SunseriPark Branch Library, Mission and Sixth

Marylee Sunseri will be here with her guitar for a musical storytime. For babies and toddlers.

For more information call 624-4664.



For more events see our calendar.

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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).

Teen Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to assist staff with fun and easy projects. We want to help you complete those community service hours required for graduation. Please call Grace at 624-4664 if you are interested. Volunteer - it will look great on your college application.