This storytime centers around music and movement offering activities that are perfect to engage young learners through dancing, singing, and playing instruments.
1,000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN Prepare your little one for kindergarten through the world of books. The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless. Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books before your child starts kindergarten. For each milestone you reach in your journey (200, 400, 600, 800, and 1,000 books), your little one will receive a prize. For more information or to register your little one, contact the library reception desk.
PICTURE BOOKS WE LOVE
CHAPTER BOOKS WE LOVE
The Children's Librarians at The Robert R. Jones Library are pleased to be able to share their expertise in the form of these thoughtful and timely booklists.
TINY TECHS This program allows children ages 3-6 to explore coding, robotics, and technology. Technology skills are becoming more important everyday. Children can easily be introduced to basic concepts through books, rhymes, and songs that demonstrate concepts and play activities that build on these concepts.
Music And Movement
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT If you’re looking for a fun and stimulating activity to keep your toddler entertained and engaged, look no further. This storytime centers around music and movement offering activities that are perfect to engage young learners. They’ll have a blast dancing, singing, and playing instruments all while developing gross motor skills, locomotor skills, coordination, and teamwork.
Wee-Littles Art Start
WEE-LITTLES ART START This is way more than an art class. Your child will explore all kinds of art mediums including paint, clay, drawing utensils, and papers. We’ll introduce them to many art elements and principles such as line, color, shape, texture and pattern.
Toddler Tales Storytime
TODDLER TALES STORYTIME Toddler Tales Storyime will help your pre-readers improve the literacy skills they need for their upcoming kindergarten year. This storytime features longer books which are accompanied by a variety of activities, including finger plays, sings, rhymes, simple crafts, and a healthy snack.
MANIPULATION STATIONS Sensory play offers a fun, natural way for kids to discover, examine, and understand their world. Toddlers will have a great time using all their senses in this unstructured program.
PROGRAMS FOR KIDS
Bow Wow With Books
BOW WOW WITH BOOKS The Improve your child's reading and communication skills by reading to an animal! Elementary school-age readers are invited to read to a certified listening therapy dog. Therapy dogs are great listeners and provide an inviting environment for children to practice their reading skills. Participants may select a book from our collection or bring one from home or school.
STEM CHALLENGE Come to the library for a fun activity that involves STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics)! This is your chance to explore diverse activities in spontaneous construction, design thinking, and tinkering. Come show us what amazing things you can make when given a design challenge, a budget, and limited supplies. Bridges? Towers? Catapults? Who knows what you may come up with! We’ll provide the supplies, you only have to bring your imagination.
LEGO CLUB CHALLENGE & FREE BUILD Hear a story, design amazing creations with a weekly theme, and show off your creative side! Suitable for boys & girls grades Kindergarten - 5th grade. LEGOS will be supplied (but donations are always welcome).
Weird and Wonderful Creations
WEIRD AND WONDERFUL CREATIONS This craft activity is for elementary aged boys an girls. Each session will focus on creating a weird and wonderful project.
GAMES CLUB Fridays at the library is all about games! Each week we will play card games, board games, tabletop games, and more! Meet up with friends or make new ones. There is always a new way to explore!
POKEMON CLUB Pokémon Club provides a nearby place for you to get together with other fans of both the Pokémon Trading Card Game and the Pokémon video games, and have some fun. Using your own cards and Pokémon video games, you can play, trade, and even earn cool prizes! The best part is that you can do all this with other Pokémon players who love collecting and playing just as much as you do
TECH DETECTIVES This program allows 1st-5th graders to explore coding, robotics, and technology. Technology skills are becoming more important everyday. Children can easily be introduced to basic concepts through books, rhymes, and songs that demonstrate concepts and play activities that build on these concepts.
Way 2 Bee
WAY 2 BEE Way 2 Bee invites the community to join in spreading kindness everyday. This all ages series encourages local residents to be kind to others, be kind to themselves, be kind to animals, and to be kind to the earth.
ART CAMP Join us and the Figge Art Museum to practice your art skills in watercolor, oil pastel, and colored pencil, and more! Each session will include a new art project designed ideally for children 1st - 8th grade.
COMIC BOOK CLUB Children and their families read, draw, write, and create their own comic books together.
Comic Book Club
NATURE KIDS Nature Kids is the perfect first step in introducing the exciting world of animals, plants, and natural resources to young children. The goal is to teach pre-school to elementary-age students environmental appreciation through hands-on activities, crafts, games, and stories.