Children's Services

Winter Story Time
Looking for something to read?

 

childrens area of the library

The children’s area has LOTS of fiction and non-fiction books, along with children’s DVDs, learning/activity bags, audio book CDs, children's music CDs, magazines and audiobooks. If children (or helpful parents) need to locate books on a specific topic, the on-line book catalog is available for searches. There is also an assistance desk in the Lower Level if you have any questions. 

You can also take advantage of this special site to look for Kid's OverDrive books!

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Winter Story Time Themes

WEDNESDAYS at 10:30 AM

Youth Services area - Lower Level

All Ages (adults, please wear masks)

Caregivers must be present.

 

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         February-March 2021

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Other services for children include:

  • Reading programs like 1000 Books Before Kindergarten and 500 Books Before High School
  • Seasonal reading programs with incentives
  • Early literacy computers
  • Summer Library Reading Program with weekly activities and special events

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Six Early Literacy Skills

Narrative Skills: Tell stories together, encourage pretend play, and let your child be a storyteller.

Letter Knowledge: Help your child identify the first letter in his/her name and find it in books, or street signs and package labels.

Print Awareness: Help your child discover how to hold a book and turn the pages.

Phonological Awareness: Sing songs play games and share rhymes to help your child play with similar sounds in words.

Print Motivation: Find books that match your child’s interests and share them often.

Vocabulary: Teach your child the specific names of things, like vegetables found at the grocery store.

 

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Upcoming Children's Programs

March 3, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Winter Story Time

March 4, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Baby Story Time

March 4, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Dungeons & Dragons 101

March 10, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Winter Story Time

March 11, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Baby Story Time

March 11, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Dungeons & Dragons 101

March 17, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Winter Story Time

March 18, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Baby Story Time

March 18, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Dungeons & Dragons 101

March 24, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Winter Story Time

 

Click on the image above to sign up for this program with Beanstack, our online reading challenge website! 

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Lists of suggested books for pre-K children:

Scholastic Teachers' Picks: Top 25 Picture Books

50 Books Your Child Should Read Before Kindergarten

School Library Journal 100 Top Picture Books

GreatSchools.org: Favorite Books for Kindergarteners

Please let us know if you have other lists to share!