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

April 19: Webster: Tale of an Outlaw by Ellen Emerson White

May 17: When Mischief Came to Town by Katrina Nannestad

June 21: All’s Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson

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Family Movie Night

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

April 20: Coco
May 18: Ferdinand

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.

 

Kids Steam Night: Mazes and Catapults

Monday, May 14
6:30-7:30 pm
Art Gallery

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activities for kids. Ages 6-12. Registration required at www.mrrl.org/program-reservations and limited to the first 25 participants. A sign in sheet will be available 30-minutes before event start time.

This month features recyclables marble mazes, craft stick catapults, and paper circuit science.

Book Bingo

Monday, April 9
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.

Pokemon Card Game Day

Saturday, April 7
Saturday, May 5
11:30-1:00 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 Night: Up in the Air

Wednesday, April 25
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Art Gallery

Ages 5-12. Make and decorate paper airplanes, helicopters and other flying objects. Zoom through hoops, land on pads, and complete other wacky flying challenges.

The Reptile Experience with Serengeti Steve

Saturday, April 28
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Art Gallery

An interactive hour for families featuring Serengeti Steve and live reptiles. Don’t miss it!

Author Event: Roland Smith

Tuesday, May 1
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Art Gallery

We have rescheduled the Roland Smith author event. Join us for an evening with Roland Smith. He will talk about his books and his experiences writing and researching them. Books will be available for signing.

Shakespeare for Young Audiences: Twelfth Night

Saturday, May 5
10:00 – 11:00 am
Art Gallery

A Theatre for Young Audiences adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic. Sebastian and Viola are twin brother and sister, shipwrecked, with Sebastian lost at sea. All by herself, in a strange place, what is Viola supposed to do? Featuring adult actors, Twelfth Night is a hysterical story of mistaken identities. Enjoy trickery, sword-fighting and true love in the original words of William Shakespeare.

Mom and Me

Saturday, May 12
11:00 – 12:00 pm
Art Gallery

Celebrate Mom with crafts and activities at the library! Seed a pot with garden herbs, create garden row markers and Mother’s Day cards and more.

Summer Reading Kickoff Concert: Babaloo

Saturday, May 19
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Art Gallery

Kick off your Libraries Rock summer reading adventure with an interactive family concert featuring Babaloo! Reading program registration begins the morning of this date and will continue into the summer.