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
- Hindi Language Learning & Story Time: 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. (beginning Feb)
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.
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.
Child MUST be present to sign up.
Open to ages 4 – 12.
Children must read 5 books at his or her reading level to receive
a Cover-to-Cover Club Achievement Award!!
STUFFED ANIMAL SLEEPOVER
Calling all kids: Drop off your favorite stuffed animal to spend the night in the library.
Please bring your stuffed animal, and their favorite blanket to enjoy a stuffed animal sleepover in the library on Friday, 3/9.
Come to pick up your stuffed animal on Saturday morning, 3/10, and receive a photo of their fun night! What will all of the stuffed
animals do aaaaallllll night long?!!!!
SPRING BREAK FUN!
Monday: 3/19: Escape Room for Teens: Escape the Throne (Prince & the Pauper, Mark Twain) 6:00 – 7:30
Will you be able to ‘escape’ as the Prince did in this story? Reading the story beforehand will be quite helpful in your attempt to ‘escape’!
Only space for 25, so sign up soon!
Tuesday: 3/20: Escape Room for Kids: Escape the Tower (Beauty & the Beast) ~ 2 sessions ~ 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Only space for 25 each session, so sign up soon!
Read the story beforehand to ensure an escape!
Wednesday: 3/21; 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Portable Planetarium ~ Come and explore the earth inside a portable planetarium at the Contemporary Club!
Space for only 25 children …sign up to reserve your spot today!
Cultural Celebrations for March:
A. Ireland Celebration with Irish Dancing
Come & see Irish from Tir Ruaidh Dance Company dancers liven up the Contemporary Club stage on Friday, 3/23 from 2:00 – 2:30 ~ Question and Answer period afterwards
B. Celebrate India, Land of Festivals with virtual colors, music and dance!
Thursday, 3/29 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Contemporary Club
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!
Saturday Craft Day
April 7, 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