What's New for Kids?

Baby and Toddler Storytime
Every Wednesday, 10 am

Miss GracePark Branch Library, Mission & Sixth

Hear stories, sing songs, learn fingerplays and rhymes, and have fun. Afterward, we gather at the craft tables to color and socialize with Miss Grace. Weekly, September through May.

For more information call us at 624-4664.

 

 

Steam Thursday with Bud Smith
Thursday Sept. 29, from 3:30-4:30

SteamPark Branch Library at Mission and Sixth

Make your  very own roller coaster! Learn all about friction, potential energy and kinetic energy as you make your own rollercoaster using pipe insulation and marbles. How many hills and loops can you put in your roller coaster? How long can you make it? This program is for ages 9-14 years old. Bud Smith is a science teacher from All Saints.

Please pre-register by calling us at 624-4664.

 

After School Craft Time
Tuesday Oct. 4, from 3:30-4:30

Jar o MonstersPark Branch Library at Mission and Sixth

Join Miss Pat for a fun after school craft. Decorate wooden spoons for Halloween. This program is for ages 5-9 years old, and all supplies are provided by the library.

For more information call us at 624-4664.

 

Musical Storytime with Marylee
Wednesday Oct.19, at 10am

MaryleePark Branch Library at Mission and Sixth

Join Marylee for a musical storytime. This program is for babies and toddlers, but preschoolers are welcome too.

For more information call us at 624-4664.

 

Family Fun Pumpkin Decorating
Thursday Oct. 20, from 3:30-4:30 

Pumpkin FacesPark Branch Library at Mission and Sixth

We will be providing pumpkins and materials to decorate them. Make your
very own pumpkin! All materials provided by the library. Fun for the whole family!

For more information call us at 624-4664.

 

Drawing with Dante Rondo
Friday Oct. 21, from 3:15-4:30

Dante RondoPark Branch Library at Mission and Sixth

Come explore just how much you can get into your black and white drawings using graphite pencils on paper. Expand your abilities in using shading, tone and contrast to make more expressive and masterful art. All materials are provided by the library. This program is for ages 9-14 years old.

Please pre-register by calling us at 624-4664.

 

Steam Saturday with Miss Myah 
Saturday Oct.22, from 1:30-2:30

SteamPark Branch Library, Mission and Sixth

Join Miss Myah as she does a cool science experiment. This program is for kindergarten through 5th grades. All materials are supplied by the library. Stay tuned for more details.

For more information call us at 624-4664.

 

For more events see our calendar.

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New Resources for Kids

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ABCmouse - With more that 3,500 learning activities and 450 lessons, ABCmouse.com is the most comprehensive early learning curriculum available online! For young learners starting at age 2.


ScienceFlix



ScienceFlix - ScienceFlix combines curriculum-driven, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9. 


HelpNow - Online Homework Help

BrainfuseDo 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 with your Spanish homework or with understanding a math concept.

All you need is your library card to use the online tutoring service HelpNow. To get started, click on HelpNow and receive one-on-one help from an expert tutor (available from 1 to 10 pm).

 

Teen Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to assist staff with fun and easy projects. We want to help you complete those community service hours required for graduation. Please call Grace at 624-4664 if you are interested. Volunteer - it will look great on your college application.