Children's Programs & Events

Children's Programs

Kids Crafts To-Go (Grades 1-5)

New Craft Kit Available Every Month

Are you artsy, crafty, or interested in DIY projects? Come to the Library and pick up a craft kit to make whenever and wherever you like, while supplies last.

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Sunshine Storytime

Wednesdays from 10:30 – 11:15 am

Read, sing, write, talk, and play together with your child in a supportive atmosphere with other families. Come for exciting books, silly songs, and educational activities.

Aventuras en Lecturas

Jueves de 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Acompaña a Miss Brisa en un ambiente de apoyo mientras leemos historias, aprendemos rimas divertidas, y cantamos canciones juntos en español.

Storytime in the Parks

Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:15 PM

Enjoy the beauty of nature while having some literary fun! Each week, families are welcome to join us at the park below as we sing silly songs, do fun activities, and read great stories. You are welcome to bring a picnic dinner to enjoy with your family before the adventures begin.

  • June 15: Community Center Park (next to the library)
  • June 22: Mammoth Highlands
  • June 29: Campus Canyon Park
  • July 6: Mountain Meadows Park 
  • July 13: Peach Hill Park
  • July 20: Tierra Rejada Park
  • July 27: Poindexter Park
  • August 3: Miller Park
  • August 10: Community Center Park 
  • August 17: Community Center Park
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Tuesdays from 4 – 5 pm

Your child will increase their fluency and comprehension by reading aloud to a Reading Buddy (volunteer) for 20-30 minutes each week. Interactions support pronunciation assistance, vocabulary development, inspire confidence, and comprehension skills. After reading, stay with your new buddies for a word game or two!

Kid’s Reading Corner (Grades 3 - 5)

Third Thursday of the month from 3 - 4 pm

Bring your book or check out one of ours and join Miss Karol for a silent book club. After reading for 30 minutes, you will have a chance to tell the group about your book.

  • March 16
  • April 20
  • May 18

Microscope Mondays (Grades 3 - 8)

Second Monday of the month from 1 - 2 pm

Join Carol and Brian for this fun, hands-on science class to explore chemistry, biology, and physics. Learn the nature of light with microscopes and telescopes, study microscopic pond life, and grow your own crystals. Students will also be able to take pictures through the microscopes, so it is recommended to bring a phone with a camera if you have one.

  • June 12
  • July 10
  • August 14  

S.T.E.A.M. in Action (Grades 1 - 5)

Saturdays from 3 - 4 pm

What do math games, building activities, moving our bodies, and playing musical instruments all have in common? They are educational and entertaining! Join us during these sessions to learn something new and have fun while you’re at it. Brought to you by our STEAM guest, mathematician Dr. Christine White.

  • July 1 – Games to play with your hands: Road trip? Long flight? Next time you’re stuck in a seat, remember this new set of math games to play with just 10 fingers and a friend.
  • July 22 – Music & Movement: Now is your chance to let loose and get LOUD. Make your own shakers to play along to the beat, and be ready to move those feet! Please meet us in the Citrus Room for this musical adventure.
  • August 5 – Not your average paper airplane: The famous “Suzanne” paper airplane held the longest flight world record for many years. It’s easy to fold and fun to adjust for optimal flight. How far will yours fly?

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Past Programs

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Future Einsteins (Grades 1 - 5)

Saturdays from 11 - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, hands-on science experiments with Riya Agrawal, an MHS honor student. Saturday morning classes are 45 minutes, twice a month. Please sign up in advance by talking to staff or clicking the link below. Drop-ins are welcome!

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