Registration is encouraged, but drop-ins are welcome!

Friday, November 10, 17 at 10:30am
Rhymes, rhyming books, and music for birth to 24 months & a parent or caregiver!

Friday, November 10, 17 at 11:15am
Story, crafts, and movement activities for children 2 – 3 years & a parent or caregiver!

Monday, November 13, 20, 27 at 10:30am
A program of stories, play, and movement for children ages 3 and up.

Crafts & Play
Please call 821-7910 to reserve a spot

Smiling child playing with a whirligig. Text reads " Make your own whirligigs Wednesday, November 8 at 4pm"

Wednesday, November 8 at 4pm
Make a cool rainbow paper whirligig that twirls and spins in your hands. For children ages 5 to 12.

Copy of Bartholomewl and the Oobleck by Dr. Seuss. Text reads Oobleck by Wednesday, November 23 at 4pm."

Wednesday, November 29 at 4pm
Oobleck is gooey. Oobleck is also so strong you can’t punch through it. How can this be? Try it for yourself! For children ages 5 to 12.

Early Literacy Tips from Reading Rockets*

Reading Rockets is a national public media literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help. Please visit their website for LOTS of wonderful information, including early literacy tips for parents of preschoolers.


Educational Websites

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An online resource for curious children and their caregivers with games, learning activities, curated resources, and FREE tutoring through



A place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages. Each day, an intriguing question—the Wonder of the Day®—is posed and explored in a variety of ways.

Wonderopolis was created by the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) in 2010 and has become one of the most popular education sites today.

Learn With Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex, with 21 museums and the National Zoo. Their online educational website lets learners explore these rich resources and a fun and engaging environment.

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and personalized learning that empowers students to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Subjects for K-14 include math, science, computing, history, art history, economics, and more. They also offer test preparation for a variety of formal exams including the SAT, Praxis, and LSAT exams.

Educational Games


iCivics games are free and accessible from anywhere online. They provide a great opportunity for families, parents, and caregivers to be involved in their child’s learning.

PBS Kids Games

PBS KIDS creates curriculum-based entertainment. The games site hosts a number of browser-based gaming experiences based on popular literary and media franchises such as The Cat in the Hat, Curious George, Sesame Street, and more. Games are organized by subject-type, which includes math, healthy habits, science, reading, and teamwork.


Funbrain, created for kids ages preschool through grade 8, offers more than 100 fun, interactive games that develop skills in math, reading, and literacy. Plus, kids can read a variety of popular books and comics on the site, including Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Amelia Writes Again, and Brewster Rocket.

This game site offers teacher-created and approved educational computer games for elementary students to learn math and language arts on the web. Featured by The New York Times, Apple, and Fox News, provides young children well-crafted games and activities.

Educational Apps

The American Association of School Librarians has a list of Best Apps for Teaching and Learning. The list was begun in 2013 and is updated annually. The recommended apps “foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration”. Make sure to scroll down to see lists of past award winners and nominees.

National Geographic Kids

The world-famous National Geographic hosts over 100 fun, engaging, and interactive science, action, adventure, geography, quiz, and puzzle games. For a free game hub, the production quality on games or interactives such as Wildest Weather, On the Trail of Captain John Smith, and The Underground Railroad: Journey to Freedom is truly remarkable.


Under the creative direction of Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Poptropica® is a virtual world in which kids explore and play in complete safety. Every month, millions of kids from around the world are entertained and informed by Poptropica’s engaging quests, stories, and games.

For more website recommendations, please visit:

The American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL)

The Best Websites for Teaching & Learning List

The Association for Library Service to Children’s (ALSC) list of award-winning websites

ALSC’s archived Great Websites for Kids page lists past winners in the following categories:

The Arts
History & Biography
Literature & Languages
Mathematics & Computers
Reference Desk
Social Sciences