Looking for a fun and creative way to spend your Wednesday afternoons with your family? Join us each week for a new and easy craft to complete at your own pace. Supplies will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis as supplies will be limited.
Wednesdays in September 2pm at the Main Library
This program is intended for youth ages 5-12.
Create, experiment, and engineer! Join us for Science Night every week in September for interactive science activities. Science Night themes are as follows:
Week 1: Pop Toy – Elastic Potential Energy Week 2: Balancing objects – Center of Gravity Week 3: Bubbles – Surface Tension Week 4: Pinwheel (anemometer) – Wind speed
Thursdays in September 6:30pm at the Main Library
This intended audience for this program is families.
Have you ever wanted to visit an escape room? Join us for “Escape This!” our quarterly escape room program where you will get to meet new people, and collaborate and solve puzzles together to reach an end prize. The theme will be “The Librarian’s Office!” Patrons will work together in groups to solve a series of clues left behind by a librarian named Ms. Hushbaum, and win some treats.
Wednesday, September 20th 5:30 - 7:30pm at the Main Library
This program is for ages 8 and up.
Monster Drawing Contest
Channel your creativity into drawing your own original monster! We are inviting youth in grades K-5 to participate in our Monster Drawing Contest ~ Pick up and drop off your entry form at either our Main Library or Freedom Branch. Limit one entry per person. $10 gift cards will be awarded to each grade level winner.
Entries Accepted October 2nd - October 21st During Library Open Hours
Voting on finalists will occur October 23 through October 31.
Family Movie Night
Join us for a Family Movie Night. Movies will be rated G or PG. Light refreshments will be provided.
First Wednesday of the Month 5:30pm at the Main Library Children's Storytime Room
Wednesday, September 6: The Super Mario Bros. Movie (PG) Wednesday, October 4: The Bad Guys (PG) Wednesday, November 1: Book of Life (PG) Wednesday, December 6: Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (PG)
The intended audience for this program is families.
Join us for Library Tech Night ~Learn about podcasting equipment, play with bots and other technologies!
Monday, October 9th 5pm - 6:30pm at the Main Library
This program is for all ages.
Young foodies! We invite you to our Universal Yum recurring program where we will learn about a different country each month through delicious snacks and interactive activities.
Friday, October 13th Starting at 2pm at the Freedom Branch Library
This program is on a first-come, first-serve basis as supplies is limited, and intended for ages 7-12.
Disclaimer: Please be aware that some products featured in this program are manufactured in a facility that also handles common allergens such as wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, soybeans, eggs, milk, fish, and shellfish.
Sewing 101: Absolute Beginners
Have you ever wanted to learn how to sew? Learn about the various parts of a sewing machine, beginner vocabulary and techniques. Attend our absolute beginner session and then level up to our project focused advanced beginner sessions. We have only 6 machines, so bring a partner or your own machine.
Tuesday, October 17th Starting at 4pm at the Freedom Branch Library
This program is intended for older children, teens, and adults.
Día de los Muertos
Join us for our annual Day of the Dead family program. Create a glow-in-the-dark lantern, play loteria, win prizes, and get your face painted like a calavera. Supplies will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Thursday, October 26th 5:30pm - 7pm at the Main Library
This program is intended for families.
Beanstack Reading Challenges
With Beanstack you can develop a reading habit, track your reading, and participate in various themed reading challenges. You can participate online through the Beanstack website, or with the Beanstack mobile app.
For a group reading challenge, participate in the Big Library Read, the first global ebook club.
This Month's Reading Challenge
This Year's Challenge
1000 Before K
Online Book Clubs and Author Talks
Interested in participating in a community read online? The Big Library Read is the first global ebook club with selections every few months. Together We Read is an annual open country wide community read.
Love hearing from authors and asking questions about their work? Learn more about upcoming Author Talks.
Big Library Read
Together We Read
Ongoing and Other Recurring Programs
Library Lego® Club
Library Lego® Club
We are back in action ~ Be a Master Builder at our Library Lego® Club! Join us and get creative with a provided theme or build whatever you want with the library’s collection of bricks. Bring the whole family along to join in on the fun.
This program takes place at the Main Library, Children’s Area, First Tuesday of the Month, from 4-5pm
Mothersong with Joya Winwood
Sing and dance with us!
Main Library Meeting Room, 10:30am First Friday of the Month
The audience for this program is families.
Grab your favorite stuffed animals and slippers! Come to our Pajama Storytime in your favorite pajamas and have fun with stories and songs.
Main Library starting at 7pm Third Tuesday of the Month
The intended audience for this program is children and their families.