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. 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
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 one Sunday of each month from 2:00 – 2:30 p.m., August 19
Also each Monday: 8/6 11:00 – 11:30; 8/13, 8/20, 8/27: 2:15 – 2:45 p.m.
We look forward to having your kids read a great book to our friends!
Yoga for children
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Located in the Contemporary Club, or the Assembly Room this month.
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?!
August 2018 Redlands Kids Riddle Contest!!!
Answer the August 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 afternoon, August 12, 2018: Angels vs. Oakland A’s baseball game. ⚾
CONGRATULATIONS MOLLY G., age 11!!!! winner of the August riddle contest
⚾ Riddle for August 2018:
“When students begin university
Their friends and family want to see
And celebrate with ceremony!
At the start, there is a convocation.
Then, four years later, a graduation!
What success! What pride!
At U of R’s big venue outside.
More than 4,000 folks can cheer and see
Their cohorts and their progeny.
Built in a style of long, long, LONG ago.
What is it named, now do you know?”
⚾ To enter: When you have your answer, send an email with your best guess, name, age and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Thursday, August 9, 2018, and the
winner will be notified by Friday, August 10, 2018.
The contest is co-sponsored by the Rochford Foundation, the A.K. Smiley Public Library, and the Redlands Daily Facts.
Saturday Craft Day
August 25, 2018
“An Apple for the Teacher”
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.
Summer Reading Program 2018
Each Tuesday from 10:00 – 10:45 in the Contemporary Club
Click on the link below to get a list of all of the shows for this summer!
“Libraries Rock” begins Tuesday, June 12 with “Twinkle Time”
For more information, call Children’s Services at 798-7674