Spend time at the library and relax as a family. We’ll have coloring, games, and more.
Drop in anytime and stay as long as you like.
All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Join us on Thursday, August 9th – Get Soaked at the Library Day for Ages 3-5@10:30-11:30. Please wear clothes that you don’t mind getting wet. Shoes or flip-flops must be worn in the library. We will be going outside for part of this program. Parents may join us at 11:15 for our Tea Party. Children might want to bring a towel, as they will be getting wet.
Join us in the backyard of the Library on Tuesday, August 7th at 1:00-3:00 PM for an afternoon of outdoor games and activities. Bring your hula hoops, jump ropes and bubble wands. We’ll supply the chalk, freeze pops, popcorn, water toys, and face painting. Play duck-duck-goose, freeze tag and other games with your friends. This is a program for the entire family. No registration is required. In case of bad weather, we’ll have games in the library. For more information call the library.
NOW, NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY! Children in Preschool (ages 3-5)- Grade 1 may join us at the Library on Thursday, August 2nd at 10:30-11:00 for our Book Buddies program. This is a great opportunity for children to have a teenager read to them. Please call for information.
Please join us on Wednesday, July 11th , from 12-1:30PM at the Library, as we kick off our Summer Reading Club with our TRUCKS ROCK! This program will feature opportunities to see fire trucks, police vehicles and large trucks from our North Tonawanda Fire, Police, and Department of Public Works, and then come into the Library for a Special Snack This program is open to all ages and is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. For more information, please call the library.
Join us on Wednesdays, June 27th through August 15th , from 11:00 am to 11:30 am for Toddler storytime with easy crafts, toys, music, and games for toddlers and their caregivers. PLEASE NOTE: The Library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th. Registration is not required. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Join us Tuesday, June 26th at 11:00 for a Patriotic Parade at the Library. Decorate your bike, tricycle, or wagon with streamers, balloons, or flags. Be creative with your decorations!! Wear, red, white, or blue! Walkers are also invited to join the parade. Participants should meet in the back of the library at 10:45 AM. We will have a short parade to the High School and back, and then return to the library for popsicles. All ages are welcome. Parents are asked to accompany children age 5 and under along the parade route. For further information call the library. No registration is required. There will be no rain date.
Join us for “Talent Show Tryout Tuesdays” anytime between 1 and 4 PM beginning Tuesday, June 26th through Tuesday, July 31st in the Children’s Department. Practice your special singing, dancing or other surprising talent for our Monday, August 6th Talent Show. Children must be entering Grade 1 to participate in the talent show. All ages welcome for tryouts. Due to time limitations, not all acts will be chosen for the Talent Show. There will be a dress rehearsal on Friday, August 10thfrom 1-3PM. Performance on August 6th is at the discretion of the Children’s Librarians. You are limited to a 3-minute performance. No registration necessary for tryouts. For more information, please call 693-4132, ext. 5.
AMERICAN GIRL CLUB: SHOW OFF YOUR STUFF: Join us on Thursday, June 21st from 4-5:15PM. To coordinate with our end of the summer talent show, we’ll have a “show off your stuff” program today. You can play an instrument, sing a song, read a poem, bring something you made or something you wrote. Don’t be shy!! . Bring something for show and tell, such as your American Girl doll, any other doll or something special to you. This program is for children entering grades 2 and up. Registration is required.
Join us at the Library on Friday, June 22nd at 11:00AM- 12:00PM for a special book character visit. Meet Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. Be ready to give Mouse a big hug. The whole family is welcome to listen to Mouse stories and participate in mouse songs, activities and a craft. Bring a camera to have your picture taken with Mouse. Weather permitting: the program will be held outside in the backyard of the library. No registration is required. For more information call the library at 693-4132, ext.5. Mouse’s visit is courtesy of Barnes and Noble.
Kids in grades 4 and up may join us for S.T.E.A.M. Powered Club on Wednesday, June 20th from 4-5:15 pm. The club focuses on different themes each month based on science, technology, and art. June’s theme is “Puzzles.” We will create a variety of our own puzzles-word puzzles, puzzle games, paper jigsaw puzzles, and learn about how puzzles are made and famous puzzles through videos and activitie! Registration is required by phone or in person at the library.
Join us for LEGO Build @ the library in the Children’s Department on Mondays, June 11th and 18th anytime from 6:30- 8PM. We invite all family members to come in and build with our LEGOs, DUPLOs, or our KEVA Planks. Each month, we will have a LEGO building challenge, or children and their families may create independently. This program is geared for children in Kindergarten and up with an adult. All supplies will be provided. No registration is necessary. For more information please call the library.
FAMILY STORYTIME: A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!: Celebrate our animal friend’s birthdays with stories and songs on Tuesday, May 8th from 6:30-7:15 pm. This is a family storytime for children ages 2 & up accompanied by an adult. Put on your pajamas and gather up a favorite teddy or a blanket. Birthday stories, songs, and crafts are planned for toddlers and preschoolers. Registration is required in person or by phone.
CREATE A CRAFT:DROP IN: Join us at the Library on Wednesdays, April 25th, and May 9th and 23rd between 6:30 and 8:00 PM and create a craft. There will be a wide variety of craft items to work with….construction paper, stickers, crayons, pipe cleaners, foam pieces. Use your imagination and see what exciting crafts you can make. Everyone is welcome. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required. For more information call the library.
Children 9 to 23 months are invited to the Library for Spring Baby Time on Wednesdays, May 9th through June 6th from 9:45am to 10:15am. The children and their accompanying adults will be introduced to books, songs, fingerplays, antd socializing. Come to the library and share a special time with your children. Registration will begin Monday, April 30th by phone or in person at the library .