Children have fun attending weekly programs with their caregivers, make new friends and develop early literacy skills.
Early Literacy Programs
- Book Babies Lap-Sit – for infants from birth to 2 years and their caregivers
- Tales for Two’s and Three’s – a story program designed for toddlers and their caregivers
- Preschool Story Time – for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers
- Music & Motion – for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers
Children 5-11 years old spend an hour building and creating
An annual event that includes an original design contest for ages 4-13, nonjudged design exhibits for ages 14 and up, building contests, and special programs. LEGO-rama is offered in January.
In addition to the regular early literacy programs and LEGO Club, school-age programs make summer fun and keep kids reading, with logs to keep track of time spent reading, incentives, and the chance to help your school win the summer reading Traveling Trophy!
For more information about these and other services, contact the Library. For a calendar of library events, click here.
Suggested Sites for Children
Accelerated Reader Lists
Leveled Book Lists http://home.comcast.net/~ngiansante/
AR BookFinder http://www.arbookfind.com/UserType.aspx
Award Winning Books
Caldecott Medal – Annual award to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book
Coretta Scott King Award - Annual award to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values
Newbery Medal - Annual award to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children
Pura Belpre Award – Annual award to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth
Young Readers Choice Award (YRCA) – Annual nominations and awards sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Library Association