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.

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 Thursday 6:30-7:30 pm

Shasta has retired, so we will only be having one Tail Waggin’ Tutor night per month. 

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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 www.mrrl.org/program-reservations

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

February 16: Beauty and the Beast

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

Wednesday, January 17
7:00-8:00 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 at www.mrrl.org/program-reservations and limited to the first 20 participants.

Book Bingo

Monday, February 5
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, February 3
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.

Kids Craft Day: Pet Rocks

Saturday, January 13
11:00 – 12:00 pm
Art Gallery

Ages 5-12. Make a family of silly friends by painting and decorating small rocks. Limited to the first 40. A sign-in sheet will be available 30-minutes before start time.

Helen Haynes presents Musikgarten

Wednesday, January 31
10:30-11:00 am (ages 0-3)
11:15-12:00 pm (ages 3-6)
Art Gallery

Music and movement for children and their caregivers.

KidSight Free Vision Screening

Wednesday, February 21
10:00 – 11:00 am
Art Gallery

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

Kids Craft: Melty Beads

Wednesday, February 28
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Art Gallery

Ages 5-12. Limited to the first 30 on the evening of the craft. A sign-in sheet will be available 30 minutes before program start time. Arrange Perler beads into patterns and melt them together to create works of art.