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Youth Programming


Youth Programming

Story Hours

Pre-School Storytime
For children aged 3 – 5 years old. We will listen to stories and participate in songs and creative movement activities to encourage development of early literacy skills in your preschooler. Storytime meets on Tuesdays from 10:30 – 11:00am. Please sign-up at the library or by phone.        
      Fall Session 1: September 12 – October 17 (SIGN UP STARTS 8/15)
      Fall Session 2: November 14 – December 19 (SIGN UP STARTS 10/17)

Parent and Tot Time
For toddlers up to three years old accompanied by an adult. Enjoy an interactive storytime with your child that includes early literacy fun with books, songs and movement activities. Tot Time takes place on Thursdays from 10:00 – 10:20am and 10:30 – 10:50am. Please sign-up at the library or by phone.    
      Fall Session 1: September 14 – October 19 (SIGN UP STARTS 8/17)
      Fall Session 2: November 16 – December 21 (SIGN UP STARTS 10/19)


Youth Programs              

Paws to Read therapy dogPAWS to Read!
Come to the library to read to a dog. Our favorite certified therapy dogs love to be read to ... so pick out a book to read to a furry friend! Sign-up for a 10 minute time slot at the library or by phone.
          DATES TBA (check back soon!)

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Summer Reading Program 2017: BUILD A BETTER WORLD!
The 2017 Summer Reading Program is open to young people, preschool age through 5th grade, and will include fun programs, cool contests, prize drawings, storytimes, and more. A calendar of events will be included with registration packet.
Registration begins June 16 (the last day of school)

DRUMMUNITY: Summer Reading Final Party
BOOM BOOM BOOM! Join us for an interactive and rhythmic drum circle on Thursday, August 3rd at 7:00pm at the Hunter Community Center. Get ready to drum your heart out – this will be rhythmic fun for everyone!
Registration begins July 13
Thursday, August 3              7pm

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Kidding Around with Goats!
We are excited to have Amy McIntire from City Girls Farm and her goats visit the library! Learn interesting facts about goats at this casual meet & greet event. The whole family will enjoy the opportunity to hang out with, pet, and “hug a goat!” This event will take place in the park next to the library. In case of rain, we will move the event indoors.
Registration is not required
Saturday, September 23      10:30 – 11:30am

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Teen Programs


The Teen Read summer program is for those entering 6th grade thru 12th grade. Teens may enter weekly prize drawings by reading books or listening to audio books. The Teen Read program will conclude with a pizza party.
Registration begins June 16 (the last day of school)

Babysitter’s Workshop
Sixth graders and up are invited to the Babysitter’s Workshop. Participants must attend both days to receive a certificate of attendance. A Registered Nurse, a Police Officer and a Firefighter will speak about how to handle emergencies, fire safety and child care basics.
Registration begins July 27
Thursday & Friday, August 10 & 11                       10:00 – Noon



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