Children

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Preschool/Toddler Tuesdays

Grownup clapping as small child dances

Join us online for fun early literacy sessions with a mix of storytimes and musical guests!
Tuesday, Oct. 12 Música con Nathalia / Music with Nathalia
Tuesday, Oct. 19 Nanny Nikki Music
Tuesday, Oct. 26 Zoo Storytime
 Tuesday, Nov. 2  Bingo Schmingo Music
 Tuesday, Nov. 9  Brain and Body Boogie
 Tuesday, Nov. 16  Música con Nathalia / Music with Nathalia
 Tuesday, Nov. 23  Nanny Nikki Music
 Tuesday, Nov. 30  Zoo Storytime

Storytimes every Wednesday

Adult and small child reading on couch
We offer live, interactive storytimes--online! Join us each Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. for stories, songs and early-learning fun for grown-ups and their little ones. Sign up now!

After-School STEAM: The Bugs of Pokémon
Display board shows Pokémon characters next to similar specimens of real insects

Thursday, Oct. 21: For Grades K-8: It’s something cool after school, as Beetlelady Dr. Stephanie Dole leads a lesson in Entomology through the lens of Pokémon.

Food Sustainability for Kids

Seedling

Saturday, Oct. 30: For All Ages: Learn about growing your own food, and pick up a FREE grow kit at Main Library or Belle Haven Branch. Limited supplies.

After-School STEAM: Kitchen Chemistry
Many young hands reaching into a bowl filled with a colorful compound

Thursday, Nov. 18: For Grades K-5: Test out chemical reactions with things found in your own kitchen along with an educator from the Fleet Science Center!

Children can enjoy the library at home


Read
Learn
  • ABC Mouse is the #1 digital learning program for ages 2-8!  To start, check out an account on the web site. Then continue on the web or in the app.
  • Tutor.com lets you get homework help with a live tutor, in the browser or app.
  • TumbleMath has fun K-6 math books in all kinds of categories.
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