Events at the Library

Tuesday, September 28th

  • Story Stroll

    Johnston Public Library Tue., Sep. 28th All Day

    Join us for a self-guided Story Stroll! Families will enjoy strolling along sidewalks near the library while reading a picture book which is displayed on posts along the sidewalk. For all ages. Terrific Tuesday Program.

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, September 29th

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Wed., Sep. 29th 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

Thursday, September 30th

  • Bouncing Babies

    Story Time Room Thu., Sep. 30th 11:00am - 11:30am

    Bouncing Babies story hour includes rhymes, songs, bounces and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging story time. Great for babies ages 6 months-18 months.

    Category: Kids

Saturday, October 2nd

  • Mystery Grab Bag

    Youth Services Area Sat., Oct. 2nd 10:00am - 11:00am

    Pick up a bag filled with fun activities, crafts, games, and goodies! Kids + Teens. While supplies last.

    Category: Kids

Sunday, October 3rd

  • Board In The Library

    Youth Services Area Sun., Oct. 3rd 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Drop by the Youth Services Area on the first Sunday of every month for board games, card games, and puzzles for kids and their families!

    Category: Kids

Monday, October 4th

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Mon., Oct. 4th 9:30am - 10:00am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Mon., Oct. 4th 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Little Lotus Yoga

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Mon., Oct. 4th 6:30pm - 7:15pm

    Playful yoga poses combined with picture books, crafts, and other age appropriate props will spark your child's inner yogin. For children ages 4-10 and their parent or guardian. Registration required.

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, October 5th

  • Block Party!

    Story Time Room Tue., Oct. 5th 10:30am - 11:30am

    Join us for an hour of fun playing with a variety of blocks and other building materials. Come see what it is all about and have some CONSTRUCTIVE FUN!!! Perfect for ages 2-5, but all ages welcome. A Terrific Tuesday Program.

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, October 6th

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Wed., Oct. 6th 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Arts & Snacks

    Story Time Room Wed., Oct. 6th 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Kids in grades 3-5 are welcome to drop in for a variety of art activities on Wednesday afternoons. All supplies will be provided as well as light snacks and beverages.

    Category: Kids

Thursday, October 7th

  • Bouncing Babies

    Story Time Room Thu., Oct. 7th 11:00am - 11:30am

    Bouncing Babies story hour includes rhymes, songs, bounces and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging story time. Great for babies ages 6 months-18 months.

    Category: Kids

Sunday, October 10th

  • Can You Find It?

    Youth Services Area Sun., Oct. 10th 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month for a fun Scavenger Hunt throughout the Youth Services Area. Win a prize after finding all 10 themed items. For all ages.

    Category: Kids

Monday, October 11th

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Mon., Oct. 11th 9:30am - 10:00am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Mon., Oct. 11th 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, October 12th

  • Storytime With Heart The Rabbit

    Story Time Room Tue., Oct. 12th 10:30am - 11:30am

    Join us for this bunny-themed story time! We will read a story about a rabbit named Heart and participants will get to meet the real Heart the Rabbit following the story! Geared towards ages 2-5, but all ages are welcome! Heart is a certified therapy pet through the Animal Rescue League of Iowa's TheraPets program. A Terrific Tuesday Program.

    Category: Kids

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting: 6Th & 7Th Grade

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Oct. 12th 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Make a difference at your library! Students in 6th - 12th grade can suggest materials to order, plan programs, and volunteer. Applications can be found online here: goo.gl/JTmF54 This meeting is for 6th & 7th graders.

    Category: Kids

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting: 8Th - 12Th Grade

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Oct. 12th 5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Make a difference at your library! Students in 6th - 12th grade can suggest materials to order, plan programs, and volunteer. Applications can be found online here: goo.gl/JTmF54 This meeting is for 8th - 12th graders.

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, October 13th

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Wed., Oct. 13th 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Arts & Snacks

    Story Time Room Wed., Oct. 13th 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Kids in grades 3-5 are welcome to drop in for a variety of art activities on Wednesday afternoons. All supplies will be provided as well as light snacks and beverages.

    Category: Kids

Thursday, October 14th

  • Bouncing Babies

    Story Time Room Thu., Oct. 14th 11:00am - 11:30am

    Bouncing Babies story hour includes rhymes, songs, bounces and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging story time. Great for babies ages 6 months-18 months.

    Category: Kids

Sunday, October 17th

  • Create A Craft

    Youth Services Area Sun., Oct. 17th 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Come to the library to make a fun craft. All supplies are provided, no registration is necessary for this drop-in craft time. Kits will be available for those wanting to take the craft home.

    Category: Kids

Monday, October 18th

  • Story Time To-Go Activity Kits

    Johnston Public Library Mon., Oct. 18th 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Swing by JPL to pick up a story time craft and activity kit. Kits will be available Monday mornings, while supplies lasts. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Little Lotus Yoga

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Mon., Oct. 18th 6:30pm - 7:15pm

    Playful yoga poses combined with picture books, crafts, and other age appropriate props will spark your child's inner yogin. For children ages 4-10 and their parent or guardian. Registration required.

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, October 19th

  • Press Play!

    Story Time Room Tue., Oct. 19th 10:30am - 11:30am

    Come and play with your child. We will offer different types of play prompts, sensory bins, & books to share. Press Play! is geared towards kids 18 months-4 years. No registration is necessary. A Terrific Tuesday event.

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, October 20th

  • Arts & Snacks

    Story Time Room Wed., Oct. 20th 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Kids in grades 3-5 are welcome to drop in for a variety of art activities on Wednesday afternoons. All supplies will be provided as well as light snacks and beverages.

    Category: Kids

Thursday, October 21st

  • Baby Busy Bags

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Oct. 21st 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Busy bags are filled with baby safe activities that work on gross and fine motor skills, sorting, stacking, and encourages exploration! A new activity will be featured each week. Perfect for babies 6 months-18 months old. While supplies lasts.

    Category: Kids

Sunday, October 24th

  • Can You Find It?

    Youth Services Area Sun., Oct. 24th 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month for a fun Scavenger Hunt throughout the Youth Services Area. Win a prize after finding all 10 themed items. For all ages.

    Category: Kids

Monday, October 25th

  • Story Time To-Go Activity Kits

    Johnston Public Library Mon., Oct. 25th 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Swing by JPL to pick up a story time craft and activity kit. Kits will be available Monday mornings, while supplies lasts. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Sensory Friendly Boo Bash

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Mon., Oct. 25th 5:30pm - 6:15pm

    Wear your costume and join us for a sensory friendly trick or treating experience. ARL TheraPets will be present for this session. RSVPs appreciated. *Please note: This time is for our patrons with special needs and their families. If you and your family do not meet these requirements, please join us for the Boo Bash event that starts at 6:30PM.

    Category: Kids

  • Boo Bash

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Mon., Oct. 25th 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Wear your costume and join us for trick or treating throughout the library. Enjoy a delicious treat and take pictures in the photo booth.

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, October 26th

  • Play-Doh Power

    Story Time Room Tue., Oct. 26th 10:30am - 11:30am

    A variety of Play-Doh, tools, and mats will all be available during this program as well as information for parents on the benefits of using Play-Doh during regular play time. Perfect for ages 2-5, but all ages are welcome! A Terrific Tuesday Program.

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, October 27th

  • Arts & Snacks

    Story Time Room Wed., Oct. 27th 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Kids in grades 3-5 are welcome to drop in for a variety of art activities on Wednesday afternoons. All supplies will be provided as well as light snacks and beverages.

    Category: Kids

Thursday, October 28th

  • Baby Busy Bags

    Johnston Public Library Thu., Oct. 28th 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Busy bags are filled with baby safe activities that work on gross and fine motor skills, sorting, stacking, and encourages exploration! A new activity will be featured each week. Perfect for babies 6 months-18 months old. While supplies lasts.

    Category: Kids

Monday, November 1st

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Mon., Nov. 1st 9:30am - 10:00am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Mon., Nov. 1st 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Little Lotus Yoga

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Mon., Nov. 1st 6:30pm - 7:15pm

    Playful yoga poses combined with picture books, crafts, and other age appropriate props will spark your child's inner yogin. For children ages 4-10 and their parent or guardian. Registration required.

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, November 2nd

  • Block Party!

    Story Time Room Tue., Nov. 2nd 10:30am - 11:30am

    Join us for an hour of fun playing with a variety of blocks and other building materials. Come see what it is all about and have some CONSTRUCTIVE FUN!!! Perfect for ages 2-5, but all ages welcome. A Terrific Tuesday Program.

    Category: Kids

  • Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club

    Story Time Room Tue., Nov. 2nd 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Work together with fellow adventure seekers to decide what happens next during this interactive book club! Snacks and corresponding activities will be included in this bi-weekly club as well as a copy of the Choose Your Own Adventure Book we read at each meeting (4 total). *3rd-5th grade *Registration is required

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, November 3rd

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Wed., Nov. 3rd 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Arts & Snacks

    Story Time Room Wed., Nov. 3rd 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Kids in grades 3-5 are welcome to drop in for a variety of art activities on Wednesday afternoons. All supplies will be provided as well as light snacks and beverages.

    Category: Kids

Thursday, November 4th

  • Bouncing Babies

    Story Time Room Thu., Nov. 4th 11:00am - 11:30am

    Bouncing Babies story hour includes rhymes, songs, bounces and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging story time. Great for babies ages 6 months-18 months.

    Category: Kids

Sunday, November 7th

  • Board In The Library

    Youth Services Area Sun., Nov. 7th 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Drop by the Youth Services Area on the first Sunday of every month for board games, card games, and puzzles for kids and their families!

    Category: Kids

Monday, November 8th

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Mon., Nov. 8th 9:30am - 10:00am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Mon., Nov. 8th 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Animal Book Club

    Story Time Room Mon., Nov. 8th 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Join fellow animal lovers for this read aloud book club all about furry friends! We will read books about different kinds of pets and have animal guests from the ARL TheraPets program visiting the club every other week to help us extend our learning! Snacks, crafts, and more will be provided each week. Participants will each receive a copy of the books we read following our meetings (3 books total). *Grades K-2 *Registration Required

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, November 9th

  • Pet Safety With The Animal Rescue League Of Iowa

    Story Time Room Tue., Nov. 9th 10:30am - 11:30am

    Join us for for a story time all about pet safety! A furry friend from the Animal Rescue League of Iowa's TheraPets program will be present to help participants practice interacting with pets in a safe way. Geared towards ages 2-5, but all ages are welcome! A Terrific Tuesday Program.

    Category: Kids

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting: 6Th & 7Th Grade

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Nov. 9th 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Make a difference at your library! Students in 6th - 12th grade can suggest materials to order, plan programs, and volunteer. Applications can be found online here: goo.gl/JTmF54 This meeting is for 6th & 7th graders.

    Category: Kids

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting: 8Th - 12Th Grade

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Nov. 9th 5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Make a difference at your library! Students in 6th - 12th grade can suggest materials to order, plan programs, and volunteer. Applications can be found online here: goo.gl/JTmF54 This meeting is for 8th - 12th graders.

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, November 10th

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Wed., Nov. 10th 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Arts & Snacks

    Story Time Room Wed., Nov. 10th 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Kids in grades 3-5 are welcome to drop in for a variety of art activities on Wednesday afternoons. All supplies will be provided as well as light snacks and beverages.

    Category: Kids

Sunday, November 14th

  • Can You Find It?

    Youth Services Area Sun., Nov. 14th 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month for a fun Scavenger Hunt throughout the Youth Services Area. Win a prize after finding all 10 themed items. For all ages.

    Category: Kids

Monday, November 15th

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Mon., Nov. 15th 9:30am - 10:00am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Mon., Nov. 15th 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Animal Book Club

    Story Time Room Mon., Nov. 15th 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Join fellow animal lovers for this read aloud book club all about furry friends! We will read books about different kinds of pets and have animal guests from the ARL TheraPets program visiting the club every other week to help us extend our learning! Snacks, crafts, and more will be provided each week. Participants will each receive a copy of the books we read following our meetings (3 books total). *Grades K-2 *Registration Required

    Category: Kids

  • Little Lotus Yoga

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Mon., Nov. 15th 6:30pm - 7:15pm

    Playful yoga poses combined with picture books, crafts, and other age appropriate props will spark your child's inner yogin. For children ages 4-10 and their parent or guardian. Registration required.

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, November 16th

  • Story Time With The Iowa Library For The Blind

    Story Time Room Tue., Nov. 16th 10:30am - 11:30am

    Enjoy a story and activities led by a Youth Librarian from the Iowa Library for the Blind, learn about braille, and receive a personalized bookmark with your kiddo's name in braille! *Child registration required to receive personalized bookmark*

    Category: Kids

  • Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club

    Story Time Room Tue., Nov. 16th 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Work together with fellow adventure seekers to decide what happens next during this interactive book club! Snacks and corresponding activities will be included in this bi-weekly club as well as a copy of the Choose Your Own Adventure Book we read at each meeting (4 total). *3rd-5th grade *Registration is required

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, November 17th

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Wed., Nov. 17th 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Arts & Snacks

    Story Time Room Wed., Nov. 17th 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Kids in grades 3-5 are welcome to drop in for a variety of art activities on Wednesday afternoons. All supplies will be provided as well as light snacks and beverages.

    Category: Kids

Thursday, November 18th

  • Bouncing Babies

    Story Time Room Thu., Nov. 18th 11:00am - 11:30am

    Bouncing Babies story hour includes rhymes, songs, bounces and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging story time. Great for babies ages 6 months-18 months.

    Category: Kids

Sunday, November 21st

  • Create A Craft

    Youth Services Area Sun., Nov. 21st 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Come to the library to make a fun craft. All supplies are provided, no registration is necessary for this drop-in craft time. Kits will be available for those wanting to take the craft home.

    Category: Kids

Monday, November 22nd

  • Animal Book Club

    Story Time Room Mon., Nov. 22nd 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Join fellow animal lovers for this read aloud book club all about furry friends! We will read books about different kinds of pets and have animal guests from the ARL TheraPets program visiting the club every other week to help us extend our learning! Snacks, crafts, and more will be provided each week. Participants will each receive a copy of the books we read following our meetings (3 books total). *Grades K-2 *Registration Required

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, November 23rd

  • Play-Doh Power!

    Story Time Room Tue., Nov. 23rd 10:30am - 11:30am

    A variety of Play-Doh, tools, and mats will all be available during this program as well as information for parents on the benefits of using Play-Doh during regular play time. Perfect for ages 2-5, but all ages are welcome! A Terrific Tuesday Program.

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, November 24th

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Wed., Nov. 24th 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

Sunday, November 28th

  • Can You Find It?

    Youth Services Area Sun., Nov. 28th 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month for a fun Scavenger Hunt throughout the Youth Services Area. Win a prize after finding all 10 themed items. For all ages.

    Category: Kids

Monday, November 29th

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Mon., Nov. 29th 9:30am - 10:00am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Mon., Nov. 29th 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Animal Book Club

    Story Time Room Mon., Nov. 29th 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Join fellow animal lovers for this read aloud book club all about furry friends! We will read books about different kinds of pets and have animal guests from the ARL TheraPets program visiting the club every other week to help us extend our learning! Snacks, crafts, and more will be provided each week. Participants will each receive a copy of the books we read following our meetings (3 books total). *Grades K-2 *Registration Required

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, November 30th

  • Press Play!

    Story Time Room Tue., Nov. 30th 10:30am - 11:30am

    Come and play with your child. We will offer different types of play prompts, sensory bins, & books to share. Press Play! is geared towards kids 18 months-4 years. No registration is necessary. A Terrific Tuesday event.

    Category: Kids

  • Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club

    Story Time Room Tue., Nov. 30th 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Work together with fellow adventure seekers to decide what happens next during this interactive book club! Snacks and corresponding activities will be included in this bi-weekly club as well as a copy of the Choose Your Own Adventure Book we read at each meeting (4 total). *3rd-5th grade *Registration is required

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, December 1st

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Wed., Dec. 1st 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

Thursday, December 2nd

  • Bouncing Babies

    Story Time Room Thu., Dec. 2nd 11:00am - 11:30am

    Bouncing Babies story hour includes rhymes, songs, bounces and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging story time. Great for babies ages 6 months-18 months.

    Category: Kids

Saturday, December 4th

  • Holidays In Johnston

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Sat., Dec. 4th 2:30pm - 4:30pm

    Join us for a town celebration at the Johnston Public Library on Saturday, December 4 from 2:30-4:30pm. Holidays in Johnston will feature crafts, cookie decorating, a gingerbread house contest, entertainment, and fun. No registration is necessary. Holidays in Johnston is free and open to everyone.

    Category: Kids

Sunday, December 5th

  • Board In The Library

    Youth Services Area Sun., Dec. 5th 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Drop by the Youth Services Area on the first Sunday of every month for board games, card games, and puzzles for kids and their families!

    Category: Kids

Monday, December 6th

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Mon., Dec. 6th 9:30am - 10:00am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Mon., Dec. 6th 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Animal Book Club

    Story Time Room Mon., Dec. 6th 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Join fellow animal lovers for this read aloud book club all about furry friends! We will read books about different kinds of pets and have animal guests from the ARL TheraPets program visiting the club every other week to help us extend our learning! Snacks, crafts, and more will be provided each week. Participants will each receive a copy of the books we read following our meetings (3 books total). *Grades K-2 *Registration Required

    Category: Kids

  • Little Lotus Yoga

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Mon., Dec. 6th 6:30pm - 7:15pm

    Playful yoga poses combined with picture books, crafts, and other age appropriate props will spark your child's inner yogin. For children ages 4-10 and their parent or guardian. Registration required.

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, December 8th

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Wed., Dec. 8th 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

Thursday, December 9th

  • Bouncing Babies

    Story Time Room Thu., Dec. 9th 11:00am - 11:30am

    Bouncing Babies story hour includes rhymes, songs, bounces and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging story time. Great for babies ages 6 months-18 months.

    Category: Kids

Sunday, December 12th

  • Can You Find It?

    Youth Services Area Sun., Dec. 12th 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month for a fun Scavenger Hunt throughout the Youth Services Area. Win a prize after finding all 10 themed items. For all ages.

    Category: Kids

Monday, December 13th

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Mon., Dec. 13th 9:30am - 10:00am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Mon., Dec. 13th 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

  • Animal Book Club

    Story Time Room Mon., Dec. 13th 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Join fellow animal lovers for this read aloud book club all about furry friends! We will read books about different kinds of pets and have animal guests from the ARL TheraPets program visiting the club every other week to help us extend our learning! Snacks, crafts, and more will be provided each week. Participants will each receive a copy of the books we read following our meetings (3 books total). *Grades K-2 *Registration Required

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, December 14th

  • Boxcar Drive-In

    Story Time Room Tue., Dec. 14th 10:30am - 11:00am

    Come join us to build a car out of a box with your child. Boxes and supplies to decorate your "car" will be provided. Then enjoy snow themed snacks and a short film. So drive on over to the library! For ages 2-5 years old, younger and older siblings welcome, with an adult.

    Category: Kids

  • Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club

    Story Time Room Tue., Dec. 14th 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Work together with fellow adventure seekers to decide what happens next during this interactive book club! Snacks and corresponding activities will be included in this bi-weekly club as well as a copy of the Choose Your Own Adventure Book we read at each meeting (4 total). *3rd-5th grade *Registration is required

    Category: Kids

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting: 6Th & 7Th Grade

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Dec. 14th 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Make a difference at your library! Students in 6th - 12th grade can suggest materials to order, plan programs, and volunteer. Applications can be found online here: goo.gl/JTmF54 This meeting is for 6th & 7th graders.

    Category: Kids

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting: 8Th - 12Th Grade

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Dec. 14th 5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Make a difference at your library! Students in 6th - 12th grade can suggest materials to order, plan programs, and volunteer. Applications can be found online here: goo.gl/JTmF54 This meeting is for 8th - 12th graders.

    Category: Kids

Wednesday, December 15th

  • Story Time Together

    Story Time Room Wed., Dec. 15th 10:00am - 10:30am

    Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

    Category: Kids

Thursday, December 16th

  • Bouncing Babies

    Story Time Room Thu., Dec. 16th 11:00am - 11:30am

    Bouncing Babies story hour includes rhymes, songs, bounces and books just right for your little one! Build your baby's foundation for lifelong reading and learning with this engaging story time. Great for babies ages 6 months-18 months.

    Category: Kids

Sunday, December 19th

  • Create A Craft

    Youth Services Area Sun., Dec. 19th 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Come to the library to make a fun craft. All supplies are provided, no registration is necessary for this drop-in craft time. Kits will be available for those wanting to take the craft home.

    Category: Kids

Friday, December 31st

  • New Year's Eve Palooza

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Fri., Dec. 31st 11:00am - 1:00pm

    Drop in anytime between 11am-1pm and join us for a fun New Year's Eve celebration. Follow a scavenger hunt throughout the library and earn prizes as you go. Create a party hat, earn 2021 glasses, and finish the day off with a fun photo at our photo booth! Open to kids of all ages and their grown up.

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, January 11th

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting: 6Th & 7Th Grade

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Jan. 11th 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Make a difference at your library! Students in 6th - 12th grade can suggest materials to order, plan programs, and volunteer. Applications can be found online here: goo.gl/JTmF54 This meeting is for 6th & 7th graders.

    Category: Kids

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting: 8Th - 12Th Grade

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Jan. 11th 5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Make a difference at your library! Students in 6th - 12th grade can suggest materials to order, plan programs, and volunteer. Applications can be found online here: goo.gl/JTmF54 This meeting is for 8th - 12th graders.

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, February 8th

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting: 6Th & 7Th Grade

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Feb. 8th 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Make a difference at your library! Students in 6th - 12th grade can suggest materials to order, plan programs, and volunteer. Applications can be found online here: goo.gl/JTmF54 This meeting is for 6th & 7th graders.

    Category: Kids

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting: 8Th - 12Th Grade

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Feb. 8th 5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Make a difference at your library! Students in 6th - 12th grade can suggest materials to order, plan programs, and volunteer. Applications can be found online here: goo.gl/JTmF54 This meeting is for 8th - 12th graders.

    Category: Kids

Tuesday, March 8th

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting: 6Th & 7Th Grade

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Mar. 8th 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Make a difference at your library! Students in 6th - 12th grade can suggest materials to order, plan programs, and volunteer. Applications can be found online here: goo.gl/JTmF54 This meeting is for 6th & 7th graders.

    Category: Kids

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting: 8Th - 12Th Grade

    East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large) Tue., Mar. 8th 5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Make a difference at your library! Students in 6th - 12th grade can suggest materials to order, plan programs, and volunteer. Applications can be found online here: goo.gl/JTmF54 This meeting is for 8th - 12th graders.

    Category: Kids