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KIDS

EVENTS & STORY TIMES
Thu, Oct 29, All day
Virtual
Welcome to Spooksville! Come tour the neighborhood. Travel through each haunted house and hunt for clues about which monster lives there! There are four houses to choose from but tread carefully!

Thu, Oct 29, All day
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Stop by the Beatley Central Library to pick up supplies and instructions for making fall-themed decorations out of cardboard tubes. Ages 4-12.

Thu, Oct 29, All day
Virtual
Escape a terrifying mansion with your wits and limbs in tack. Recommended for ages 10+.

Thu, Oct 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join us on Zoom for virtual moving and grooving stories and our favorite songs!Register

Thu, Oct 29, 10:30am - 11:15am
Virtual
Celebrate Halloween with Miss Lisa!Register

Thu, Oct 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Christian each week for stories and songs. Registration is required. Miss Christian will greet each child by name, so please register using your child's name.Register

Thu, Oct 29, 11:00am - 6:00pm
Virtual
This kit will include everything you will need to make your very own skeleton and a mini El Dia De Los Muertos coloring page. Available until they are gone! Limit one per child. Ages 6 and Up. 
Registration is now closed

Thu, Oct 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join us virtually as we compete with trivia, play mad libs, tell jokes and listen to stories. Come with ideas for other games we can play! Bring a craft to work on while we meet. Ages 8-18.Register

Fri, Oct 30, All day
Virtual
Welcome to Spooksville! Come tour the neighborhood. Travel through each haunted house and hunt for clues about which monster lives there! There are four houses to choose from but tread carefully!

Fri, Oct 30, All day
Virtual
Escape a terrifying mansion with your wits and limbs in tack. Recommended for ages 10+.

Fri, Oct 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Amy and Miss Amanda each Friday morning for stories, songs and rhymes. Registration required.Register

Fri, Oct 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Suzanne on Fridays for a story, a craft and some silly songs. This week we'll make a spooky, healthy snack. Ages 3 - 5.Register

Sat, Oct 31, All day
Virtual
Books, crafts and more in a kit to go with Miss Lisa's virtual Tuesday morning story time.

Sat, Oct 31, All day
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Stop by the Beatley Central Library to get supplies and instructions for making fall-themed decorations out of cardboard tubes. Ages 4-12.

Sat, Oct 31, All day
Virtual
Welcome to Spooksville! Come tour the neighborhood. Travel through each haunted house and hunt for clues about which monster lives there! There are four houses to choose from but tread carefully!

Sat, Oct 31, All day
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Stop by the Beatley Central Library to pick up supplies and instructions for making fall-themed decorations out of cardboard tubes. Ages 4-12.

Sat, Oct 31, All day
Virtual
Escape a terrifying mansion with your wits and limbs in tack. Recommended for ages 10+.

Sat, Oct 31, 11:00am - 4:30pm
Virtual
Kick off the Halloween weekend with a skeleton kit! The kit is available at the Duncan Children's desk between 11am and 4:30 pm. Available until they are gone! Limit one per child. Ages 6 and Up.

Sat, Oct 31, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Join Miss Katie for a Spooky fun story time featuring your favorite monsters, ghouls and ghosts. We know Halloween will look a little different this year, so join us virtually for story time. Register

Tue, Nov 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join us for your favorites stories and songs with Miss Venetta! Register

Tue, Nov 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Eli from her home for this virtual Spanish-English storytime. Sing songs and she'll read a book or two. Intended for ages 2 to 4, but all children and families are welcome to join in! Register

Tue, Nov 03, 11:00am - 11:40am
Virtual
Let's explore the Alphabet, 1 letter at a time with stories, music and more. Recommended for ages 2+Register

Tue, Nov 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Venetta each week for finger play and singing with your littlest ones from the comfort of your own home. Register

Tue, Nov 03, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Join Miss Katie each week for a selections of themed stories and a craft. Register

Tue, Nov 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 7:00pm. Register

Wed, Nov 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Suzanne to sing songs and listen to a story about what we can see outdoors. Designed for ages 2 to 4, but anyone can join!Register

Wed, Nov 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Yoga+Great Picture Books= Storytime Fun!Register

Wed, Nov 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Virtual -
Join Miss Kayla as we dive into "First Light" by Rebecca Stead.Register

Wed, Nov 04, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Join Miss Amy for stories, songs, rhymes, and other fun activities! This program is geared toward ages 3-5, but children of all ages are welcome to participate. Register

Wed, Nov 04, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Join Miss Kayla for cozy bedtime stories each Wednesday night. Register

Thu, Nov 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join us on Zoom for virtual moving and grooving stories and our favorite songs!Register

Thu, Nov 05, 10:30am - 11:10am
Virtual
A special story time for our local preschools, but all families are welcome to join in. Books that we read count for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.Register

Thu, Nov 05, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Christian for Native American stories and songs. Registration is required. Miss Christian will greet each child by name, so please register using your child's name. Register

Thu, Nov 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join us virtually as we compete with trivia, play mad libs, tell jokes and listen to stories. Come with ideas for other games we can play! Bring a craft to work on while we meet. Ages 8-18.Register

 

FEATURED BOOKS FOR OCTOBER

 

Dress coded

Danbi leads the school parade

Catch that chicken!

What do black holes eat for dinner?

The times machine : learn multiplication and division

Beyond me


 

DIGITAL FUN

 

 

 

PARENTS' CORNER

Looking for books on toilet training, bullying or getting your baby to sleep through the night?
The library's got a book for you! 

 


Being Afraid


Adoption


Potty Training


Social Skills


Divorce

 

 

READING LISTS

Here's a sampling of great books from our collection. Don't limit yourself to these -- we have many more that you're sure to love!

Any staff member at the children's desk is happy to make recommendations!

Babies & Toddlers

Preschoolers

K-3rd Grades

4th-6th Grades

6th-8th Grades