May Activities for Children

  While school-aged children are winding down the school year, we have several programs this month to get them ready for the library's busy season --- summer!!!

Monday, May 6 (4:30 pm) - Lucky Ladybugs - Ellen Hutto from Saltgrass Science will talk to children aged 5-12 years old about ladybugs and she will give them some ladybugs to release around their home.

Monday, May 13 (4:30 pm) - Maze of Bones Book Party - Children aged 8-11 years old will learn about this 39 Clues book and participate in some fun activities.

Monday, May 20 (4:30 pm) - Bricks4Kidz - Spin Art - Children 5-11 years old will use Lego bricks to make a project.

These programs require tickets.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program.

For children 6-12 years old interested in learning about Chess - we have Chess Club on Mondays at 6:30 pm.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program.

For preschool aged children and younger - we have regular morning and early afternoon programs.  For toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years, join us for a story, songs, fingerplays and an occasional craft on Mondays at 11:15 am and on Tuesdays at 10:15 and 11:15 am.  For babies from infants to 18 months old, join us for Book Babies on Wednesdays at 10:15 and 11:15 am.  For preschoolers aged 3-5 years old, join us for stories, fingerplays, music and occasional craft or activity on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 pm.  ***For the last week in May***  we will have only one Book Babies at 11:15 am on Wednesday, May 29.  The other programs that week will remain the same.

These programs require tickets.  They are free and given out at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program or as soon as the library opens for the 10:15 am programs.

Children of all ages are invited to celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month on Wednesday, May 22.  The Community Room will be open for adults and children alike for crafts and activities from 4:30-7:00 pm.   No tickets are required for this program.

Parents or caregivers of babies from infants through 18 months old are encouraged to come to Baby Playtime on Friday, May 24 from 10:00-11:00 am.  There will be lots of fun toys, music, bubbles and books.  No tickets are needed for this program.

To find out more details about these and upcoming summer programs, please check our online calendar https://host4.evanced.info/harris/evanced/eventcalendar.asp.