Services for Children

Upcoming Events


Monday, June 10 @ 10:30 am

Kick off a summer of fun and learning at this 45 minute show packed with bubble amazement, a variety of tricks and bubble feats, and the science behind the bubbles.


Friday, June 14, 1-2:30 pm

Make (and eat) several camping foods! No fire required.


Friday, June 21, 10-11 am 

Show off your best friend's best tricks (and more)! To sign up to participate with your dog, please complete this form (starting June 3). Registration is required to participate; if your group is all human and planning to be in the audience, please feel free to just show up!

You can choose which events you would like to participate in; at the start of each round, we will announce the event and call any participants to the arena. The rounds will happen consecutively in the order listed below. If you'd like to join us for one of the later rounds, please feel free to come and go.

Dog Show Events may include: 

  • Pooch parade 
  • Best costume 
  • Best trick 
  • Best ears 
  • Best belly rub 
  • Best leash manners 
  • Best senior dog 
  • Best smile 
  • Spoon race

All dogs must be legally licensed and vaccinated. Please plan to remain with your dog at all times. 

  • This event will take place outside on the library lawn, weather permitting. If we need to cancel due to weather, we will post updates on the library's Facebook page and do our best to contact participants prior to the event time.

  • If you feel like your dog will not participate well that day, please feel free to join us without your dog. We want to ensure that this event is as safe and enjoyable as possible for everyone present. We will plan to have some ice and water outside to help keep everyone cool.

  • We plan to start the first event at 10 am; please feel free to arrive a few minutes early to find a space and get settled in to enjoy the show. We will have a designated judging arena and you are welcome to sit anywhere along the edge.


Monday, June 24, 6-7 pm

Learn how to make a survival shelter like Hatchet, how to set a trap like Katniss from The Hunger Games, how to tie Buck's Call of the Wild rescue knot, and more with local outdoor educator Maggie Stack. Open to ages 10-16. Sign up for your spot here (starting June 3).


Visit the Children's Area

Our cozy children's area features a variety of toys and activities for playing and learning.
We have collections of books and audio for children ages birth-18, learning kits and busy boxes on a variety of subjects.
Come over to play and connect with other families!

Wondering what to expect during a visit to the library? Click here to learn more and view a social narrative. 







School-age materials are available in the Intermediate Area.  

Wondering what to expect at storytime?

Click here to learn more.


Summer storytime session June 13-August 1


Minecraft Mondays


January 22-May 20
Mondays, 3:45-5pm

Come play Minecraft at the library! 10 players at a time may play in the library's private realm using the library ipads. 
There will be a signup sheet available at the Children's desk, the first 10 people to add their names to the list will be able to play using the library ipads. If necessary, we will add names to a waitlist.
Ages 6-15, first come, first served. You are welcome to bring your own device and play Minecraft in your own world!


Homeschool Hour


September 14-May 30
Thursdays 1-3 pm

The library meeting room is reserved every Thursday from 1-3 pm. The first Thursday of each month, Ms. Amy, one of the Youth Services Librarians, will lead the group activity. Every week will be fun and full of variety, giving the homeschool community a chance for learning and connection. Click here for more information about specific dates. 




Follow for Updates


The most up-to-date program news is posted to the library social media pages. Follow for updates regarding weather, times, and exciting stuff going on at the library!