Library Programs

Library Programs

McKinley Memorial Library offers a variety of programs that are FREE for children ages birth-11 years of age throughout the year. We offer several literacy programs for specific age groups and for families with kids of all ages, as well as recurring monthly programs during the Fall, Winter and Spring months. We also offer exciting Summer Reading Programs that keep kids engaged and excited about reading over the summer months.

Check the LIBRARY CALENDAR ONLINE to see all of the programs currently being offered.

Click here to download a printable version of this month's children's programs.

Click here for a detailed, printable list of all SPRING 2016 CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS.

*Children ages birth to 11 years must have a responsible person over the age of 18 present with them at all times during library programs and events.

 


 STORYTIME PROGRAMS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The library provides a series of Storytime sections for babies, toddlers & preschoolers by age group during the fall, winter and spring months.* Each series generally runs from 6 to 10 weeks in length, and regular attendance is strongly encouraged. Registration is required for the three storytime programs listed below. To register for a storytime program, please click on the links below.

Bee Boppin' Baby Time  (ages birth to 24 months;  meets every other Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m.; click on the link for a schedule and to register.)

Reader-Totters Toddler Storytime (ages 2 & 3 years; meets every Monday morning at 10:00 a.m.; click on the link for a schedule and to register.)

 

Pozy's Pals Preschool Storytime (ages 4 & 5 years; meets every Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m.; click on the link for a schedule and to register.)

 

 *Bee Boppin' Baby Time, Reader-Totters, and Pozy's Pals storytime programs do not meet in the summer months of June, July & August due to summer reading programs. To learn more about the summer reading programs, click here


 

The Storytime Program listed below is a drop-in program and DOES NOT require pre-registration. It will meet in the children's room at the library:

Pages in Pajamas Storytime

Children ages 2—8 years are invited to put on their jammies and drop-in to the children’s room in the library every third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the fall, winter & spring months* to hear a story and make a craft. Drop-in on March 16th, April 20th, & May 18th.

 

  *Pages in Pajamas storytime program does not meet in the summer months of June, July & August due to summer reading programs. To learn more about the summer reading programs, click here


 

MONDAY MANIA @ THE LIBRARY

We’ve taken back Mondays and turned them into a day to look forward to! Kids of all ages can drop into the children’s room in the library every Monday after school between 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. beginning during the fall, winter & spring months!* Click on the link below for a complete list of upcoming programs/dates:

Monday Mania @ the Library Schedule

  *Monday Mania programs do not meet in the summer months of June, July & August due to summer reading programs. To learn more about the summer reading programs, click here


RECURRING PROGRAMS

The library offers some programs that meet once per month during the fall, winter and spring months.* Registration is required for each monthly session of the following programs. To register for program sessions, please click on the title of the programs below, or call the children’s room at (330) 652-1704 x 214.

Music & Movement

 Children ages 2—6 years old & their caregiver(s) can join library staff for 30 minutes of music & moving one Friday morning each month at 10:00 a.m.

 

 Lego Club

Children ages 6 and up are invited to join library staff one Saturday morning  at 11:00 a.m. each month to build something together out of Legos. Registration is required for each monthly session.

  *Music & Movement & Lego Club do not meet in the summer months of June, July & August due to summer reading programs. To learn more about the summer reading programs, click here


 SATURDAY SPECIALS @ THE LIBRARY

 The library offers a variety of fun programs for children to enjoy on some Saturday mornings at 11:00 a.m. throughout the fall, winter and spring months.* Registration is required for all of the Saturday Special programs. To see upcoming programs and/or to register for a program, please click on the link below.

 Click here to go to the Saturday Specials @ the Library 

 *Saturday Special programs do not meet in the summer months of June, July & August due to summer reading programs. To learn more about the summer reading programs, click here


 SUMMER READING PROGRAMS

 

 The Library offers summer reading programs for kids 18 months to 18 years of age.  With exciting themes, reading incentive programs, special storytimes and weekly activities, the summer reading program is packed with fun! 

The theme for the 2016 Kid's Summer Reading Program is On Your Mark, Get Set...READ! The 2016 Summer Reading Program will run from June 16--July 30. The library will offer a variety of reading incentives and activities for children and teens to enjoy! Learn more by visiting the Summer Reading Website by clicking on the image below!

 

 

Please visit the 2016 Summer Reading Website to learn all about the Youth Summer Reading program & activities!

 

   
McKinley Memorial Library Children's Services 330-652-1704 ext.214