Children's Programs

Children's Learning and Activities

Children’s events are in the Children’s Activity Room and no registration is required unless otherwise indicated.  Programs are free.

STORYTIMES
The 2020 Winter/Spring storytime session will run from January 21 - April 30. 

Babytime
Mondays & Tuesdays (Library CLOSED January 20)
10:45 am
Recommended age 24 months and under

Toddler Time 
Mondays & Tuesdays
10:00 am
Recommended age 2 years old

Preschool Storytime
Wednesdays & Thursdays, 
10:00 am
Recommended ages 3 -5 years old

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Preschool Explorers
10:00-11:00am Recommended ages 3 - 5, accompanied by a parent/caregiver who also participates. Children and their parent/caregiver will engage together in a mix of stories, songs, rhymes, followed by exploratory play and sensory activities.  January 17th February 21st March 20th Fun Factory Friday
2:00-3:00pm
Spend an afternoon out of school being creative at the library. No sign up needed for these free crafts designed for families with children ages 8 and older. Supplies and materials provided, craft examples will be on display each month.
February 14th March 6th

Star Wars Club 
3rd Saturday of the Month (February and March) 2:00-3:00pm February 15th March 21st (Special 2 hour program 2 - 4pm) Special program: Monday, May 4th from 6:30-7:30pm "MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU!"

Saturday Family Storytimes
10:00-11:45am
January 25th March 28th

Bilingual Storytimes
10:00-11:45am
February 22nd
April 25th


MONTHLY PROGRAMS 

LEGOS® @ the Library

First Saturday of every month
10:00 am - 12:00 pm 

Children can learn several skills when working with LEGO blocks, including planning, creativity, problem solving and having fun!  We dump thousands of LEGO blocks on the floor and let the kids build and play.

Read to Rover
Second Thursday of Every Month
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In partnership with Hutchinson Kennel Club Therapy Dogs.
Studies show that children gain confidence when reading to dogs.  Whether your child is a pre-reader, just learning to read, or is a proficient reader, they will enjoy this fun program.  When readers get three punches on their punch card, they get a free book!

Chess Club
2nd Saturdays of the Months
September, October, November, and December
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Have you ever wondered how to play chess? Or have you been active in your chess club at school? Come play and learn strategies from a chess instructor!


COME AND GO ANYTIME

Early Literacy Center
Located in the Children’s area, the Early Literacy Center has toys, games, and board books to help parents and caregivers teach early literacy through play!    

Computers
Children 12 years old and younger can use these computers to access the internet and play educational and early literacy games.






 

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