Children's Programs

Upcoming Children's Programs

See a complete list of adult and teen events on the Upcoming Adult and Teen Events page.


Children's Department Summer 2015

Collection on Display July

Jack Freitas’ Baseball Card Collection


(on flat screen located @ the Children’s information desk)

Pictures from the 2015 Summer Reading Program BAM! POW! READ! Kickoff with Jester Jim.

Themed displays:

include booklists,

coloring or activity sheets

BAM! POW! READ!: Gear up for the 2015 Summer Reading Program with super reads!

Listen Up!: Going away this summer?  Take along some audio books the whole family will enjoy!

Read Alongs: Picturebook with audio CD kits to help your child read along while listening to the story.

Superheroes: Check out books about Batman, Spider-man, and many more.

Princess Tales: Enchanting tales about princesses and royalty!


Word of the Month


Define the word and where it originated.  All work must be completed in the library using library materials – no computers.  If your answer is correct, you will be entered into a drawing to win a free large, plain pizza from Village Pizza.


2015 Summer Reading Program “BAM! POW! READ!”

June 22nd – August 30th

June 22nd – August 30th

Read during the summer and receive prizes! Register in person OR register and record your reading online at

See flyer for more information.


July 6th - August 15th

Registration is required and begins Monday, June 1st for residents and

Wednesday, July 1st for non-residents. See flyer for more information.


July 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th

August 4th & 11th

2:00pm: CARTOONING WORKSHOPS: ages 8 & up

  • July 7th: Superhero Cartooning 101

    Learn to create and draw your own superhero.
  • July 14th: Make a Superhero Greeting Card

  • July 21st: Create Superhero Posters

  •   Use different faces and expressions for your superheroes.
  • July 28th: Learn How to Draw Superhero Figures

  •   Create a movie poster and button.
  • August 4th: Learn How to Draw Super Villains
  •   Create wanted posters.
  • August 11th: Create a 3-D Clay Super Villain


July 7th

August 4th

6:30pm: PIZZA & PAGES: entering grades 4th – 6th

Nutmeg Award Book Discussion Series with a light supper.

  • July 7th: Planning Party!                                                                                                                         Learn about the 2016 Nominees and decide what we will discuss this year!
  • August 4th : Ghosts of Tupelo Landing by Sheila Turnage


July 8th, 15th, 22nd, & 29th

August 5th & 12th

10:30am: SUPERHERO WORKSHOP: ages 4 & up

Superhero stories and activities.  


July 8th, 15th, 22nd, & 29th

August 5th & 12th


3:00pm: LEGO© JR. MAKERS: entering grades 1st-3rd

Books and  LEGO© bricks come together in this fun, hands-on program that will spark children’s creativity.


July 9th, 16th, 23rd, & 30th

August 13th

10:30am: MUSIC MAKERS: ages birth-3 (no class August 6th)

“Family-style music class for children ages birth to 3 with their parent or caregiver.”


July 9th, 16th, 23rd, & 30th

August 13th

3:00pm: ZUMBA KIDS: ages 4 & up (no class August 6th)

This program features age-appropriate music and movement that gets kids movin’ to the beat.


July 9th, 16th, 23rd, & 30th

August 6th & 13th

6:00pm: BEDTIME MATH: ages 4-6

Stories and hands-on activities that make math fun for kids!


July 10th, 17th, 24th, & 31s

August 7th & 14th

11:00am & 2:00pm: TODDLER TALES: ages birth-3

Drop-in for stories, songs and fun!

2015 Summer Reading Program Grand Finale


August 18th


See flyer for more details.


The email address of the Children's Department is