Children

Storytimes


View the storytime schedule for the Main Library.

Golden Thread Fairytale Players: Leila's Quest for Flight


Actor dressed as bird
Thursday, October 17: (Main Library) An after-hours family event, drawn from Palestinian folktales! Enjoy a show full of music, dance, and physical comedy. 

Rockin' Kids Singalong


Woman showing guitar to toddler
Sunday, October 20: (Belle Haven Branch) Stephanie Pepitone leads a session of singing, dancing, and music-making featuring family-friendly rock favorites. 

Around the Americas with 123 Andrés


Unos Dos Tres Andres
Tuesday, October 29: (Main Library) Get the whole family dancing and learning, in this high-energy, interactive show!

Thanksgiving Craft Workshop


Child with scissors
Saturday, November 2: (Main Library) Design and create your own Thanksgiving table decorations!

Chiquy Boom!


Chiquy Boom
Sunday, November 3: (Belle Haven Branch) Fun, bilingual clowning around: a silly magic show with music and movement games! 

The Beetlelady Lands!
Person posing in front of case of mounted beetles

Stephanie A. Dole, Ph.D., aka The Beetlelady, is coming with a set of fun classes! Find the one that's right for you. No registration necessary.

Saturday, Nov. 9
10:30-11:30 am
Main Library
PreschoolersSo Many Bugs!
A special buggy storytime--complete with bugs--for preschoolers and their grown-ups!
Saturday, Nov. 9
12:30-1:30 pm
Main Library
Grades K-8Insect Flight
Learn about the different types of insect wings and the amazing ways they fly.
Sunday, Dec. 1
2:00-3:00 pm
Belle Haven Branch
Grades K-8The Bugs of Pokémon
Learn about the bugs that inspired Pokémon, and how that game and the science of Entomology are alike!

Nutcracker Preview


Nutcracker Prince and Rat King battle inside library
Thursday, November 14: (Main Library): The Western Ballet Company brings the timeless magic of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker to the library!

Golden Acorn Music


Small children seated on floor, with adult standing
Sunday, November 17: (Belle Haven Branch) "Full Body Music!" Golden Acorn Music teachers will get you moving and learning in English and Spanish. 

A Biscuit for Chocolate Reading and Rhyme-along

Book cover: cartoon dachshund

Thursday, November 21
: (Main Library) Meet the creative duo behind a new children's book, and play a fun rhyming game!

Booklists


Get book recommendations!  Lists by age, grade and genre are available for children and teens on our Staff Picks page.

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