The children’s collection of A.K. Smiley Public Library includes:
- Books, periodicals, and audio materials for preschool through 8th grade.
- Special programs and activities are held for children year round.
- Reading Clubs are held throughout the year and feature special themes and rewards to young readers.
Bring your little ones and enjoy storytelling from our wonderful group of readers!
Tuesdays in the Story Corner
- Spanish Story Time: 10:15 – 10:45 a.m. All ages welcome!
- Hindi Language Learning & Story Time: 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. All ages welcome!
Wednesday Mornings in the Contemporary Club:
- Preschoolers: Ages 4-6 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. ~ story time + craft time
Wednesday Evenings in the Story Corner:
- Chinese Story Time: 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. All ages welcome!
Thursday Mornings in the Contemporary Club:
- Tiny Tots: Ages 2-3, 10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., 10:40 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.
Thursday Evenings in the Story Corner:
- Spanish Story Time: 5:00 – 5:30 p.m. All ages welcome!
Therapy Dog friends Daisy, Boo and Lilly & Feisty
Come and read to our Therapy Dog friends in the Story Corner of the Young Readers’ Room.
On the 3rd Sunday of each month from 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
We look forward to having your kids read a great book to our friends!
May date: Sunday, 20th
Yoga for children
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Located in the Contemporary Club.
Please bring your own mats!
All ages welcome!
Parents must stay with child.
Wear loose clothes for stretching!
Try some cool mapping at this website, created for the library by Esri:
Have fun with it…where will be your first destination to look up? Locally; in the state; country? How about someplace in the world?!
May 2018 Riddle Contest ~~~ CONGRATULATIONS TO OLIVIA G., age 8
CORRECT ANSWER IS: MATT DAVIDSON
Answer the May 2018 Los Angeles Angels Baseball Riddle Contest and take your family to a major league baseball game!
⚾ Redlands children can win six Diamond Club behind-home-plate tickets and two VIP parking passes to the Sunday, May 20, 2018, Angels vs. Tampa Bay Rays baseball game. ⚾
⚾ Riddle for May 2018:
He was born in Redlands (but grew up in Yucaipa, if you want to get technical)
Worked some summers in Redlands at his dad’s business electrical.
By high school, this kid was already a star
Playing pitcher and – wow! — he could hit very far.
Now he’s a pro and, at bat, still a spectacle.
He keeps hitting homers — what more can I say?
Three home runs this year on opening day —
A record achieved by just three guys before.
Check the White Sox team roster. Hmmm — can I say more?
Look for Willie Mays’ number (it was 24).
⚾ To enter: When you have your answer, send an email with your best guess, name, age and phone number to email@example.com or bring your entry to the Young Readers’ Room, A.K. Smiley Public Library, 125 W. Vine St., Redlands, CA. 92373
⚾ Only 6- to 12-year-old children who live in Redlands may enter.
⚾ All correct answers will be entered into a random drawing. One entry per child will be valid.
⚾ Answers must be submitted by Tuesday, May 15, 2018, and the winner will be notified Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
The contest is co-sponsored by the Rochford Foundation, the A.K. Smiley Public Library, and the Redlands Daily Facts.
Saturday Craft Day
May 5, 2018
Join us for a fun-filled morning of crafting, stamping and making new friends in the Assembly Room. Join Miss Didi and her helpers as they help you make and create great crafts for you to take home.
For more information, call Children’s Services at 798-7674