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Today′s Hours

Events and Programs for Kids

For Elementary School Aged Readers

Orange fall leaves on the treeHalloween & Fall Crafts

Friday, 10/26, 1:30-3:30p
Ages 4-12
Program Room

Bored at home? Come to the library to hang out and create. Make some Halloween and spooky themed crafts.

No registration.

Cover of Princess in Black by Shannon HalePrincess in Black Party

Monday, 11/5, 4:30-5:30p
Ages 4-9
Program Room

Miss Jenn is hosting a party featuring, crafts, activities, and readings from Shannon Hale’s series Princess in Black.

Register here (Waiting list only).


Chemistry IconKids STEAM Club

Grades 3-5 – Tuesdays 11/6 & 11/13
Grades K-2 – Tuesdays 11/28 & 12/5
Program Room

Explore science with High School students from UDPL’s Catalyst 4 Success group!

11/6 & 11/28 – Slime Science
11/3 & 12/5 – Magnets & More

Online registration required.

Register beginning Monday, 10/8.


A symbol of two happy children with an atomic logo belowIntro to 3D Printing-Kids

Friday, 11/23
Wednesday, 12/26
Grades 3-5

Members of the UDHS robotics team will introduce your child to 3D printing and help them create their own design!

Online registration required.

Register beginning Monday, 11/5.

The Cover of The Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland. Wings of Fire Celebration

Wednesday, 12/5, 4:30-5:30p
Grades 3-5
Program Room

Are you reading the Wings of Fire series and loving it? Join Miss Jenn for some crafts and activities around this fun and exciting book series. You do not need to read any of the books to attend. Miss Jenn will be reading selections from the first book to get the event started.

Register beginning Monday, 11/5.

Noon Year's Eve LogoNoon Year’s Eve

Monday, 12/31, 11-noon
Ages 3-10 and their families
Community Rooms

Come and rock the morning away as we countdown to noon! We’ll make crafts, dance, and cheer for the New Year.

No registration.


A pile of lego bricksKids Lego Club

9/10, 10/8, 11/12, 12/10
Ages 4-12
Program Room

Join us for LEGO building and friendship. We provide the LEGOs and you provide the imagination.

No registration.

A teen and a child reading togetherReading Buddies

Big Buddies: 9-12 grades
Little Buddies: 1-5 grades
Program Room & Children’s Area

Elementary students read with high school students in order to reinforce reading techniques and increase reading confidence! This is a great opportunity for both teens and kids!

Online registration required.

All spots in this program for both Big and Little Buddies are now FULL.

Spectacular Saturdays

three kids sitting on books with the word storytime

Sensory Storytime-Our Book Friends

9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15
Ages 3-8
Program Room

Join some of your favorite book characters in an interactive storytime! Each month features a new friend!

  • September – Curious George
  • October – Elephant & Piggie
  • November – Max & Ruby
  • December – Pete the Cat

This storytime is designed for children with sensory integration difficulties, but is open and welcoming to all!

Online registration encouraged

Register beginning Wednesday, 9/12.

Costume box with costumes in it

Dress-Up Day @ the Library

9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15
Ages 1-7
Children’s Area

Come and pretend with us. Children will be able to dress-up and use their imaginations to build language and social skills. Dress-up items will be provided by the library. If your child comes in a special outfit, please put a name on the tags so we know who it belongs to.

No registration.

Many different colored pencils on white backgroundColor & Craft

9/15, 10/20, 11/17
All Ages
Program Room

Adults, teens, and kids are welcome to color and craft in a relaxing environment. We provide all the supplies. Bring the whole family or come by yourself.

No registration.

Steam Monday iconSaturday STEAM

9/15, 10/20, 11/17
All ages & families welcome

Join us for family friendly STEAM exploration! Each month will focus on a different aspect of STEAM:

  • September – Science
  • October – Technology
  • November – Engineering

*Preschool and elementary aged activities will be available, but require adult chaperone.*

No Registration.

Saturday Starring: Pete the Cat

Saturday, 12/15, 1:30-3p
All ages
Program Room, Kids Place & Steam Lab

Join Pete the Cat for a special STEAM event. We will be featuring the “A” in STEAM and crafting the afternoon away. Pete the Cat will be available for meet and greets and photos.

No registration.

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