Children

Events
Truck Rodeo

See town vehicles from Animal Control, Parks, Streets, Fire and Police Departments up-close in the library parking lot. Operators will be available to answer questions and let children sit in the driver's seat. All ages are welcome. Popcorn and lemonade will be served. In case of inclement weather, this event will be cancelled. Don't forget to bring your camera!


Wednesday, April 24


3-4:30 p.m.


International Tabletop Day

Join us as we host "International Tabletop Day!" Bring your family and friends to this table top gaming open house. Play old favorites, bring one from home, or learn a new game! All games will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there!
Saturday, April 27
1-4:30 p.m.



Weekly Children's Classes


2018-19 Schedule
Fall Session
September 3 - December 21
BREAK (no classes)
December 24 - January 4
Spring Session
January 7 - April 25
BREAK (no classes)
April 29 - May 30
Summer Session
June 3 - July 25
BREAK (no classes)
July 29 - August 29
Buzzing Bumblebees: Geared toward children who are not yet walking, this class will encourage babies to explore the world of language and develop motor skills through books, songs, rhymes and related activities. Buzzing Bumblebees meets on Mondays and Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Registration is not required

Wiggly Walkers: A new class designed for “new walkers” (those who are just starting to walk and still require some assistance) up to the age of two. Wiggly Walkers encourages tots to build early literacy skills through music, books, and rhyme. This class meets Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

Romping Rhymers: Two and three year olds will have a rollicking time reading, singing, and dancing while continuing to build literacy skills at Romping Rhymers on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m.

Leaping Learners: Children ages three to five will share books, sing songs, and develop group listening skills in this class designed as a launch pad to reading. Leaping Learners meets Mondays and Tuesdays at 11 a.m.

Monthly Children's Programs


Monthly events meet as noted.

Babypalooza
Babies ages 6-18 months. This is an opportunity for parents, caregivers, grandparents, and their baby to join others in experiencing a variety of sensory play areas including building boxes, art activities, shakers, and much more! This program meets on the second Friday of each month (except August) from 11:15-12:15 p.m.
2019 dates: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14, and July 12.

Gaming Unplugged
Join fellow gamers for an afternoon of chess, table-top games and role-playing games on the second Sunday of the month from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Games will be provided, or you may bring your own. All ages welcome.
2019 dates: January 13, February 11, March 11, April 14, May 12, June 9, and July 14.

Family Storytime
Stories, music, rhyme, crafts, and snacks for families with young children (60 minutes). Registration not required. This program meets on the third Wednesday of each month (except August) from 7-8 p.m.
2019 dates: January 16, February 20, March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19, and July 17.

Firecracker Book Club
Book discussion and related activities for children in grades 3-5 only. Reservations required for groups of eight or more; call 972.874.6167. A limited number of books will be available to borrow at each meeting. This program meets on the second Tuesday of each month, September-May at 4:00-5:00 p.m. Book titles will be announced after the September get together.
2019 Dates: February 12 (Spirit Animals: Wild Born by Brandon Mull), March 12 (Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo), April 9 (Matilda by Roald Dahl), and May 14 (Moonshot: the Flight of Apollo 11 by Brian Floca).