Programs for Kids

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Check out all of our special Thursday entertainment programs for Summer Reading!

Click here for a printable Events & Activities flyer for all of our youth Summer Reading programs.


Outer Space Collage

Outer Space Collage Art
Mon., June 17th at 4:00 pm

For kids ages 6-11 years old. Kids will create an outer space art piece using a variety of materials and techniques.


Puffy Paint Planets

Puffy Planets + Play Group
Wed., June 19th at 10:30 am

For kids up to about 5 years of age. In addition to play group, kids will get to create their own puffy paint and then create as many planets in the solar system as they choose, similar to those by the Thimble and Twig blog.


Galaxy in a Jar

Galaxy in a Jar
Tues., June 25th at 10:00 am

For kids ages 8-11 years old. A little paint, a little glitter, and a little magic, and we'll have our very own galaxies in jars.


StoryWalk

StoryWalk¢î
Mon., June 17th-Sat., June 29th

Located along the walkway in front of Linwood Elementary School.

Plan to spend some time outside on the walkways of Linwood Elementary School to experience the story It Looked Like Spilt Milk in a new way. A StoryWalk¢î is a fun way to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time. It will be available for you to visit at your leisure between Monday June 17th and Saturday June 29th. There will be an activity for you to complete and return to the library for a small prize.

The StoryWalk¢î Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk¢î is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.


Star Wars Origami Characters

Star Wars Origami Characters
Tues., July 9th at 10:00 am

For kids ages 6-11 years old. Darth Vader? Yoda? Who will you fold into existence? We'll create the Star Wars universe of characters out of paper similar to those in the Origami Yoda book series.


Rockets

Building Rockets
Mon., July 15th at 4:00 pm

For kids ages 8-11 years old. Kids will have the chance to build their own rockets and launch them off. More details to come on rocket specifics!


Straw Rockets

Straw Rockets + Play Group
Wed., July 17th at 10:30 am

For kids up to about 5 years of age. Kids will get to make simple straw rockets and be able to shoot them off while also having fun during play group.


Story Time from Space

Story Time from Space¢í
Fri., July 19th at 10:30 am

We will tune in to the International Space Station for a Story Time From Space¢í. Join us as we listen to Scott Kelly read his twin brother¡Çs book Mousetronaut and Serena Aunon-Chancellor read A Moon Of My Own. Kids will also enjoy snacking on astronaut snacks and making a rocket themed craft.


Moon Phases

Moon Phases: Oreos and Tote Bag Craft
Fri., July 19th at 1:00 pm

For kids 6-11 years old. We'll learn all about the phases of the moon using a tasty treat of Oreo cookies. Then kids will create a canvas bag featuring the phases of the moon.


Solar System Necklaces

Solar System Necklaces
Tues., July 23rd at 10:00 am

Registration required.

For kids 8-11 years old. Kids will have the chance to learn more about the planets in our solar system plus work on a wearable craft: a beaded necklace made to look like our planets, similar to the craft on Ashley Hacksaw's blog.



Ongoing Programs


Playgroup

Playgroup
1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 10:30 am

Playgroup is targeted towards young children up to 5 years of age. It's a free form playgroup with games and activities. Kids can learn good socialization and play skills with other children and also get to know one another better.


Toddle Yoga & Brunch Potluck

Toddler Yoga & Brunch Potluck
Last Wednesday of the month starting in May

Yoga: 10:30-10:50 am & Potluck: 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Bring your little ones and meet our yoga instructor Aly in the Children's Room for playful movement, breathing with awareness, and calming meditation. Stay for playtime and potluck.


Story Time

Story Time
Fridays at 10:30 am

Check out a video from one of our Story Times!

Story time is targeted towards young children up to 5 years of age. Story time generally includes listening to a story, a craft or activity, and a snack.



Library Hours

  • Monday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Tuesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Thursday: 9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.
  • Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Saturday: 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  • Closed Sundays
  • Monday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Tuesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Thursday: 9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.
  • Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Saturday: 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  • Closed Sundays

19649 Linwood Rd.
(913) 301-3686

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