Children's Events

Tiny Tots Storytime

  • Enjoy short stories, fingerplays and songs every Tuesday on Zoom! This 6-week program is designed for children 3 and under and their caregivers. Registration required. Registrants can stop by the library starting January 12 to pick up your Tiny Tots Storytime Kit.
  • Meets every Tuesday at 9:30 AM. This is a 6-week session, starting January 19.
  • REGISTER HERE!
  • After you have registered via the Google Form link, you will receive a Zoom meeting invite closer to the start of the Tiny Tots Storytime program.
  • A new 6-week session will begin on March 9, 2021.

Family Storytime

  • Join us for a virtual storytime on Zoom! Listen to stories, sing songs, and have fun all from the comfort of your own home! Registration required. Registrants can stop by the library starting January 12 to pick up your Family Storytime Kit.
  • Meets every Wednesday at 10:30 AM. This is a 6-week session, starting January 20.
  • REGISTER HERE!
  • After you have registered via the Google Form link, you will receive a Zoom meeting invite closer to the start of the Family Storytime program.
  • A new 6-week session will begin on March 10, 2021.

Pre-K Busy Bags

  • Stop by the Children's Desk on the second Friday of each month to pick up a Pre-K Busy Bag starting January 2021!
  • January 8: This month's bag includes a small homemade felt board and felt numbers.
  • February 12: This month's bag includes a shape mat and homemade playdough.
  • March 12: This month's bag includes homemade egg shakers and DIY ribbon ring.
  • April 9: TBD

Let's Sing Together in...

  • Join us on the FLWLIB's YouTube channel to learn a song in a foreign language!
  • January 22 at 10:30 AM - French!
  • February 26 at 10:30 AM - Russian!

Beginner Reader's Theater

  • Your child is invited to build his or her reading fluency and confidence through participation in short reader’s theater passages. Registration required. Once registered, you will be emailed a script and a craft.
  • October 5 at 4:00 PM - "Elephant & Piggie"  REGISTER HERE!
  • December 7 at 4:00 PM - "Monkey and Cake"  REGISTER HERE!

Kids Pick Book Awards

  • Readers in grades 1st-5th are invited to participate in the Library’s Mock Selection Committee for the ALA Youth Media Awards on Zoom. Over the course of 4 sessions, we will read and discuss the merits of 20 children’s books as contenders for the prestigious Caldecott, Geisel, Pura Belpré, & Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards.
  •  Children will learn how to critically engage with the text and illustrations of the contending books and effectively communicate what makes them award-worthy.  REGISTER HERE!
    • 1st session: December 7 @ 4:30-5:30 pm
    • 2nd session: December 21 @ 4:30-5:30 pm
    • 3rd session: January 4 @ 4:30-5:30 pm
    • 4th session: January 18 @ 4:30-6 pm

Book Smart Kids

  • 1st-3rd graders are invited to learn about science with a fun new book club and virtual escape room program!. Registration is required as space is limited. The first 10 registrants will receive a paperback edition of the book and an activity book. Once you are registered you will be emailed the Zoom meeting ID and password closer to the program date.
  • October 19 at 4:00 PM - Zoey & Sassafras' "The Pod and the Bog" by Asia Citro  REGISTER HERE!
  • November 16 at 4:00 PM - Magic Tree House's "Dinosaurs Before Dark" by Mary Pope Osborne  REGISTER HERE!
  • February 18 at 10:00 AM - Ana & Andrew's "A Day at the Museum" by Christine A. Platt  REGISTER HERE!

Family Book Club

  • Read a book together as a family, then discuss it with other families on Zoom! The first 10 families to register will receive their own copy of the book to keep. Books will be made available for pickup at the Children’s Desk starting September 1. Registration required. Only register 1 person in your family, please! Once you are registered you will be emailed the Zoom meeting ID and password closer to the program date.
  • September 28 at 4:00 PM - "A Boy Called Bat" by Elana K. Arnold  REGISTER HERE!
  • November 30 at 4:00 PM - "The Birchbark House" by Louise Erdrich  REGISTER HERE!
  • February 13 at 10:00 AM - "Dragons in a Bag" by Zetta Elliot  REGISTER HERE!

Make It! Craft Kits

  • Brown bag crafts to-go! Kits include most items needed to create a simple, fun craft! New kits will be available on certain Tuesdays in the Children’s Area.
  • December 1: Evergreen Tree
  • January 12: Snowy Owl
  • January 19: Mystery Craft
  • January 26: Winter Scene
  • February 2: Walrus
  • February 9: Mystery Craft
  • February 16: Scratch Foam Print Making
  • February 23: Giraffe

Make It! STEAM Kits

  • Make It! STEAM Kits will be available select Saturdays for pick-up at the library! Each kit includes most items needed to complete a project or simple experiment at home! STEAM Kits are intended for early elementary aged children and their caregivers to work on together.
  • December 8, January 16 & 30, February 13 & 27, March 13 & 27, April 10 & 24

Dinosaurs Before Dark Digital Escape Room