What's New for Kids?
Baby and Toddler Storytime
You and your baby or toddler will hear short stories, sing songs, learn fingerplays and rhymes, and have fun. Afterward, we gather at the craft tables to color and socialize with Mrs. Grace. Every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m., for infants to 3 years.
Special Guest Storytimes
Once a month we will have special musical guests at our baby and toddler storytime. Marylee Sunseri, Stephanie Brown, Ms. Sarah and will be here throughout the year. On Wednesday Dec.11th we are expecting a special visit from Santa Claus! Then coming in January we will be having Sarah of Kinderjam here for a lively storytime on Wednesday January 22nd, at 10am.
After School is Cool Craft ProgramAfter School is Cool! Join us for a fun, creative drop-in craft or art project the first Tuesday of the month. We will do a different project each month, and all supplies are included. This program is for children ages 5 through 9. Please mark your calendars for After School is Cool on Tuesday January 7 from 3:30-4:30. With Mrs. Pat. We will be making beautiful art work with apple stamping!
Art with Dante - ages 9 - 14
Express yourself through art! We are offering drawing classes with Dante Rondo. Local artist Dante Rondo has taught art for over 20 years on the Peninsula and has been working as an artist since 1970. A resident of Carmel, his early training includes drawing, printmaking, painting, photography, and sculpture. Classes are held a the Park Branch Library on Mission and Sixth Street. For ages 9 through 14 years old. Dante's next drawing class will be Friday Dec.13th from 3:15-4:30. Please pre-register by calling us at 624-4664.
We are so excited that Jonathan the Magician will be returning here on Saturday Dec.14th at 1:30pm. Jonathan was here for the summer reading program, and his show was a big hit. This magic show will be fun for the whole family!
Rubber Band Bracelets
What's the latest craze? Rubber band bracelets. We will be making the colorful bracelets on Tuesday January 28th, from 3:30-4:40. This program is for ages 9 through 14, and all materials are supplied. Please pre-register by calling us at 624-4664.
For more events see our calendar.
HelpNow - Online Homework Help
Do you need help with your homework? How about a writing lab to help you write better term papers and reports? Or maybe you need a little extra help understanding a math concept. You can even get help with your Spanish homework.
The library has subscribed to a great new online tutoring service called HelpNow. All you need is your library card. To get started, click on the HelpNow link below and receive one-on-one online help from an expert tutor (available from 1 pm to 10 pm): HelpNow
Bookflix - Online Stories
The library subscribes to a fun reading program that you and your child can access from home. Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. This engaging resource for children in grades PreK - 3 will help early readers develop and practice essential reading skills and introduces students to a world of knowledge and exploration.BOOKFLIX (home access)
Volunteers are needed to assist staff with fun and easy projects. We are friendly, easy going, and want to help you complete those community service hours required for graduation. Please contact Grace at 646-4664 if you are interested. Volunteer - it will look great on your college application.