Activities for Kids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To sign up for programs requiring registration, call 604-527-4677 or visit us at the library in the Children's and Teen Department. 

 

SUMMER READING CLUB BEGINS! (ages 3-11)

Register for the 2019 Summer Reading Club. Read at home to earn stickers, prizes and a reading club medal!

Main Branch & Queensborough Branch

Sign up any time starting June 3!

 

SUMMER READING CLUB KICK-OFF PARTY (all ages)

Join us in celebrating the Summer Reading Club. Our special guest at the Main Branch is Peter Rooke, amazing magician! At the Queensborough Branch, join us for a special storytime and craft!

Main Branch

Wednesday, June 19, 3:30-4:30pm

Queensborough Branch

Wednesday, June 19, 3:30-4:30pm

 

BABYTIME (ages 0-23 months)

Sing songs, learn rhymes, and hear stories for babies! No registration required.

Queensborough Branch

Fridays, 12:00-12:30pm, July 5 - August 30

Main Branch

Fridays, 10:30-11:00am, July 5 - August 30

 

SUMMER FUN STORYTIME AND CRAFT (ages 2-5 years)

Read, sing, and move at storytime! Followed by a simple craft. No registration required.

Main Branch

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30am, July 2 - August 13

Queensborough Branch

Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am, July 3 - August 14

 

IMAGINATION CREATIONS! (ages 6-8 years)

Join us for a fun and creative program each week. We will be putting your imagination to the test with low-tech and high-tech activities. Registration begins two weeks before each session.

Main Branch

Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am, July 3 - August 14

July 3 - KEVA plank building

July 10 - LEGO coding

July 17 - Making Slime

July 24 - Perler Beading

July 31 - Sidewalk Chalk

August 7 - TBA

August 14 - Comic Strips

Queensborough Branch

Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30pm, July 3 - August 14

Program lineup TBA

 

CODE-A-PILLAR (ages 6-8 years)

Let's play with the Code-a-pillar, a cute and fun way to introduce computational thinking to young kids. Parents and caregivers welcome. Program content is the same each week. Registration required.

Main Branch (Auditorium)

Tuesdays, June 4, June 11, June 18, or June 25, 3:30-4:30pm

 

TWEEN INNOVATIONS! (ages 9-12 years)

Join us for a fun and creative program each week. We will be putting your imagination to the test with low-tech and high-tech activities. Registration begins two weeks before each session.

Main Branch

Thursdays, 1:30-2:30pm

July 4 - Button Maker Challenges

July 11 - KEVA Plank Building Challenges

July 17 - Perler Beading

July 25 - Sphero Hero!

August 1 - Hoop Weaving

August 8 - Origami Stars

August 15 - Animation

 

CODE CLUB (ages 9-12 years)

Are you interested in coding but don’t know where to start? Or are you already pretty good at basics and want to learn more? Whether you’re a beginner or a soon-to-be pro, you can code, learn, explore, and share what you’ve learned, in our LAB. We will start with Scratch and introduce Python and other programming languages.

Drop-in and code with us! Program is free and does not require registration.

Main Branch (LAB)

Tuesdays, June 4 - July 30,3:30-4:30pm

Please note there is no Code Club on July 2.

 

YOUNG READERS' BOOK CLUB (ages 9-12 years)

Join the book club! We read a different book every month, then meet to discuss. Registration begins June 15.

Main Branch

Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30pm, July 17 and August 14