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
10:30-11:00 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

September 21: Beneath by Roland Smith
**Roland Smith will be at the library on Friday, October 13 at 6:30 pm.

October 19: As Brave as You by Jason Reynolds

November 16: Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

December 21: The Doublecross by Jackson Pearce

kids movie

Family Movie Night

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

September 15: Boss Baby

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

Wednesday, September 6
7:00-8:00 pm
Art Gallery

Create an electronic alarm, power a helicopter blade, or design other simple electronics using snap circuits kits.

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

Book Bingo

Monday, August 14
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, September 9
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.

Author Event: Roland Smith

Friday, October 13
6:30 – 8:00 pm
Art Gallery

Roland, Smith, author of the Mark Twain Nominee Beneath, will be visiting the library! If you haven’t read Beneath yet, it is full of high-speed chases, secret identities, and a dangerous underground world.

Come listen to Roland Smith talk about his books and how he writes and answer any questions you might have. Downtown Book and Toy will be at the event selling a selection of books for autographing.

For more information please contact Angie at 573-634-2464 x.253 or baynea@mrrl.org