Kids Programs

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday Mornings
10:30-11:00 am
Art Gallery

Ages 3-5. Stories and music for preschoolers.

Family Story Time

Wednesday Mornings
10:30-11:30 am
Art Gallery

All ages. Stories, music, crafts and activities.

December 13: Representatives from KidSight will be here to offer quick, free vision screening for children six and under.

Rhyme Time

1st and 3rd Friday
10:00-10:30 am
10:45-11:15 am
Storyhour room

A special time for babies and their caregivers ages two and under. Music, movement and socialization.

Tail Waggin' Tutors

Bring your favorite book to read to one of the trained therapy dogs.

All ages. No reservations needed. Located in Children’s Play Area.

2nd and 4th Mondays 7-8 pm

2nd Thursday 6:30-7:30 pm

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Block Party

First Monday of each month
6:30-7:30 pm
Art Gallery

Free-building LEGO fun at the library with standard bricks, mini-figures, and specialty pieces.

Ages 5-12. Limited to the first 45 participants on the evening of the event. A sign-in sheet will be available 30-minutes before start time.

For more information, contact Eric Lyon, 634-6064, ext 229.

Bookworms

Third Thursday of each month
7:00-8:00 pm
Storyhour Room

Book group for grades 3-5. First 12 participants receive a free copy of the book. Light snacks served.Sign up at the Children’s desk or contact Angie Bayne at 634-6064 x. 253 or baynea@mrrl.org

December 21: The Doublecross by Jackson Pearce

January 18: The Best Man by Richard Peck

February 15: Fish in a Tree by Linda Mullaly Hunt

March 15: Ms. Bixby’s Last Day by John David Anderson

April 19: The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

May 17: Webster: Tale of an Outlaw by Ellen Emerson White

June 21: When Mischief Came to Town by Katrina Nannestad

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Family Movie Night

3rd Friday of each month
6:00-8:00 pm
Art Gallery

December 15: Despicable Me 3

Family event. Bring a folding chair, sleeping bag, blanket or pillow and join the fun. Light snacks and drinks provided.
Note: This is an after-hours event. The front library doors will close at 6:15 pm.

 

Snap Circuits and Paper Circuits

Monday, November 13
6:30-7:30 pm
Art Gallery

Create an electronic alarm, power a helicopter blade, or create simple working circuits by adding copper tape and lights to line drawings.

Ages 8-12. Registration required and limited to the first 20 participants. Contact Eric Lyon, 634-6064, ext 229.

Book Bingo

Monday, December 11
6:30-7:30 pm
Art Gallery

All ages. No reservations needed. An hour of bingo fun for the entire family. Winning cards earn book prizes for ages 12 and under.

Pokemom Card Game Day

Saturday, December 2
11:00-12:30 pm
Art Gallery

Bring your Pokemon cards to the Library and challenge someone to a friendly duel. All ages and skill levels welcome. For those new to the game, someone will be available to demonstrate how to play. No reservations needed.

All ages. No reservations needed.

The Mid-Mo Magic Show with Gerry Tritz

Saturday, December 2
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Art Gallery

Family event. No reservations needed. Performer Gerry Tritz combines magic, juggling and humor for an amazing hour of fun for the entire family. Don’t miss it!

Christmas Ornaments Craft

Saturday, December 16
11:00 – 12:00 pm
Art Gallery

All ages. No reservations needed. An hour of Christmas ornament creation in a variety of styles- clothespin reindeer, beaded candy canes, snowmen and more.

Drive-In Car Craft and Movie

Friday, December 22
11:00 – 12:30 pm
Art Gallery

Ages 3-7. Limited to 30 children. To reserve a spot, call Eric: 634-6064, ext. 229.

Each child will be able to decorate their own cardboard box car, and then park it for a drive-in movie experience! Light snacks will be served.

New Year's Hats and Blowers

Thursday, December 28
11:00 – 12:00 pm
Art Gallery

All ages. No reservations needed. A tradition continues! Create your own unique party hat and blower, and get ready to ring in the new year.