Tiny Tikes

Tiny Tikes is a 30-45 minute in-person program designed to bring the love of reading and learning to toddlers. Programs will include stories, fingerplays, songs and movement activities that children will love! We will have a short playtime at the …

10 Children’s Books to Celebrate Thanksgiving

Written by Maeve Brewer                Thanksgiving is coming quickly and I couldn’t think of a better way to start getting in the mood than with a list of my 10 favorite children’s books about Thanksgiving and giving thanks. Of course …

Back to School Reading

With the county schools starting back up in about a week, now is the perfect time to get back into the swing of reading. As we get back to bedtimes and waking up early, adding daily reading to your child’s …

Reading: A Great Opportunity to Learning

One of the best things about reading is that it is a shared activity with a family member, a guardian, a teacher and even your local children’s librarian!   Children learn more when we as adults find time to interact with …

3 Fun in the Sun Activities

            As Hoosiers we are no strangers to hot summers. It is common to have summer days with temperatures in the 90s and this summer it is more important than ever to get kids out and active. After an unpredictable …

DIY Busy Bags

You’ve had a long day.  Maybe work was hectic.  Maybe you are just feeling overwhelmed by your never ending to-do list.  Now It’s time to prepare a meal and your child, that you love so dearly, is wanting your undivided …

Autism Acceptance Month April 2021Autism Acceptance Month, formerly Autism Awareness Month, was started by the Autism Society of America in the early 1970’s and began as a way to “promote autism awareness and assure that all affected by autism are …

Special Children’s Events

October Halloween Oil Pastel Now’s your chance to practice working with oil pastels and create your own spooky piece of art. Saturday, October 1 from 1:30-3:00 pm Grades 1-5 204 – Art Room Registration is required November Create Your Own …

CONTEST: Build a Leprechaun Trap

     A leprechaun has been sighted in the children’s department and we need children who possess the skills to create leprechaun traps!      Children in kindergarten through 5th  grade that possess those skills are able to register for a free …

Read Across America

The National Education Association (NEA) launched Read Across America in 1998.  It is the nation’s largest celebration of reading.  Read Across America is a year round program that focuses on motivating children and teens to read, through events, partnerships and …