Youth Programs

Special Events

Birds in the Nest Take and Make

Take & Make: Birds in the Nest

  • Dates: April 5, while supplies last.
  • Time: 10AM - 7PM
  • Where: 5th Street Help Desk

Swoop on into the library and pick up a Birds in a Nest Take & Make kit while supplies last! This kit also includes coloring sheets for National Library Week, Easter, and Earth Day.

Lightning Bolt Learning Kit Sandwich Shop

Lightning Bolt Learning Kit: You Too Can Haiku!

  • Dates: April 12, while supplies last.
  • Time: During open hours
  • Where: 5th Street Help Desk

In this month's Lightning Bolt Learning Kit, you will have everything you need to create your own poetry journal (made from recycled materials). Included in the kit is a mini lesson on how to write a Haiku. We hope this will inspire you to create your own poetry collection! Pick up you kit while supplies last.

Regular Programs

Dungeons and Dragons 20-sided dice

Dungeons & Dragons (Online)

  • Dates: January 2 - April 24 (Saturdays)
  • TIme: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Where: Via Zoom (Online)
  • Age: 12 - 18
  • Registration Required: Register Here

Guide your character through quests for treasure, battles with deadly foes, daring rescues & much more! Dungeons & Dragons is a lot like a choose-your-own-adventure story, but you take on the role of a character created by you. Wish you could be more confident? Be a Dwarf Fighter who fearlessly charges into each situation. Like animals better than people? Be an Elf Druid who can become any animal and controls Nature's elements. Like hiding in shadows and surprising people? Be a feilay Thief who uses their cat-like stealth to sneak into building looking for treasure. Be anything you want! 

Registration includes admittance to all meeting dates for this season. 

Ms. Debbie reading stories in the park

Read, Play, Learn!

  • Dates: March 3 - May 14
  • Hereth Park: Wednesdays, 11:00AM - 12:00PM, with Ms. Debbie & Ms. Colleen
  • Pioneer Park: Thursdays, 2:00PM - 3:00PM, with Ms. Debbie & Ms. Colleen

Ms. Colleen & Ms. Debbie will be back at the parks for some fun filled story times starting March 3rd through May 14th (weather permitting)! 

Charming Chapters Genre Quest!

Are you stuck in a reading rut and wishing to try something new? Explore a different genre each month by participating in our Charming Chapters Genre Quest!  From October to May we will feature a new genre each month, giving you an opportunity to broaden your reading horizons. Check out a book in the genre of the month, read it, return it, and collect your Charming Chapters Genre charm! 

All ages are welcome to participate.

 Basket of Charming Chapters Genre Charms (Buttons)

Monthly Breakdown

October - Fantasy/Horror/Paranormal

Books of the Fantasy genre often feature mythical creatures, magic, and epic adventures where a character must rise to the occasion. Two subgenres of fantasy are Horror and Paranormal. Horror is about terror while Paranormal features mythical beings at the forefront of the story.

November - Non-Fiction

Nonfiction novels are true stories based on real people, events, creatures, and concepts.

December - Fairy Tales/Folklore

These are genres of fiction very much like fantasy. Folklore and Fairytales feature stories from all over the world that have been around for a long time and rewritten often but have kept the same general storyline.

January - Graphic Novel

These are novels told through both words and art; they are very similar to comic books! Graphic Novels are just a format but can encompass all other genres.

February - Romance

Romance novels are all about a central love story and relationships. The romance genre can take many forms.

March - Mystery

Mysteries are all about solving a problem or crime by finding clues and uncovering secrets.

April - Biography/Autobiography

Biographies are stories written about real people and their life experiences. Autobiographies are an account of a person’s life written by that person. They are a special type of nonfiction.

May - Readers Choice

Additional genres include Westerns, Science Fiction, Literary, Action, Realistic Fiction, & Historical Fiction.  You decide!  

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