To register for a program you can stop by the Children's Services Desk, call 419-625-3834 and press O, or click our Events Calendar on our homepage.
Click here for our Babies and Books; Toddler Tales; Story Stop; and Shake, Rattle & Read Storytimes.
PAGES AND PUPS
Mondays, March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13 / 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Pages and Pups pairs children in K-3rd grade with volunteers who meet once a week at the Library to practice reading, play reading games, and choose books to take home. Participants can read their favorite stories aloud to a Therapy Dog. Registration is requested.
SPRING INTO SUMMER
Thursday, May 7 / 10:30 a.m.
Help Me Grow, presenters
We will welcome the thought of summer by springing into good books and fun games! Help Me Grow staff will be on hand to help answer any developmental questions that you may have regarding your child. Registration is preferred. Walk-ins are welcome. Register online, call the Library, or stop by the Children's Services desk. (Ages birth-3 years)
PRESCHOOL PARTIES: LITTLE GROWERS GARDEN PARTY
Wednesday, May 13 / 1:30 p.m.
Calling all preschoolers! Each month we will celebrate a new theme with stories, games, music, and crafts. Put on your biggest smile and prepare for loads of fun! Registration is preferred. Walk-ins are welcome. Register online, call the Library, or stop by the Children's Services desk. (Ages 3-6 years)
SCIENCE AND STORIES: BIRDS
Thursday, May 14 / 1:30 p.m.
We will read books on a science topic and have time for hands-on fun with a variety of science explorations. Registration is requested. Register online, call the Library, or stop by the Children's Services desk. (Ages 3-7 years)
INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY
Saturday, May 16 / 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
at the Follett House Museum
Erie County cultural organizations are joining together to mark this occasion, and will offer free admission, along with family friendly activities. Visit as many of the locations as you like, in any order you choose. Check our website or in-house calendar closer to the date for additional details.
FAMILY MOVIE: PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR
Saturday, May 16 / 2:30 p.m.
DreamWorks, 2014; 92 mins, Rated PG.
Join us in the Library Program Room for a movie and a snack. Doors open 15 minutes prior to show time. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. You are welcome to bring snacks, drinks, and blankets!
FAMILY ART NIGHT
Tuesday, May 19 / 6:45 p.m.
Families with children in grades K-5 are invited to learn more about famous artists through books and opportunities to create with various art materials.
Children's Internet Protection Act and Social Networks
Click here to view the publication Keeping Kids Safer on the Internet. This publication gives parents and guardians the information that they need to talk to their children about issues like cyberbullying, social networking sites (like Facebook), inappropriate online content, violence online, and hate speech. Library staff encourages parents and guardians to review this information with their children.
APPS FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD