Birth to Age 8 Events

To find out more, please see our Events Calendar.

Attendance is First Come, First Served. Please pick up a ticket to attend, before the program begins, from the table outside the Story Room door.
When the tickets are gone, the program is full.

 

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FRIENDLY FOXES STORYTIMES


Fridays, June & July & August at 10:15am
A 30-minute multi-activity storytime. For children aged 2 to 4 years. Siblings are welcome. Picture books, stories, rhymes, fingerplays and music! See our calendar here.
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READY TO READ RACCOONS


Thursdays, June 15, 22, 29, July 13, 20
9:30am

A 30 minute multi-activity storytime for children ages 2 to 5 years old. Siblings welcome. Enjoy books, stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and music! Stay to play in our "Play, Grow, Read!" area after the program. Sign up to attend. Walk-ins welcome, First come, first served. Pick up a free ticket at the door.

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BABY & TODDLER


Thursdays, June 15, 22, 29, July 13, 20
10:15am

Babies and Toddlers from birth to 34 months are invited to join us for 20 minutes of stories, puppets, fingerplays, and movement activities. Stay to play and talk after storytime. One or two children per adult. Register to attend. Walk-ins welcome as space is available.
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WISE OWLS. WHO? WHO? YOU!


Thursdays, June 22, 29, July 13, 20
11:30am
For children ages 4 to 10 years old.

Read, Explore, Discover! Bring a bag lunch. Enjoy indoor and outdoor activities, such as building a fort with recycled materials, edible architecture, and more. Talk about books, check out. Register to attend. 
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WORLD LANGUAGE STORYTIMES


To Be Announced!
German, French, Spanish!

La Hora del Cuento
Los martes, junio 13, 20, 27, y julio 11, 18
4:30 pm Gratis. No se tiene que registrar.




Spanish Storytimes

Tuesdays, June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18 
4:30 PM Drop in. Free.
SATURDAY

FUN FOR THE FAMILY

See Calendar here.
10:00 am STORYTIME: For ages birth to 6. Flutter in and flutter out of these special drop-in storytime programs! Enjoy books, songs, and fun activities. 

10:30 am S.T.E.A.M. For all ages, especially school-age children. STEAM activities designed to work for all ages from toddlers through children age 11. Stations are set up so children can pick and choose the level of activity they want to explore.

CREATIVE MOVEMENT DANCE 


Thursday, August 3 to August 17 from 3:30 to 4:00p.m.
For children ages 3-5. Younger children may join in with the assistance of an adult. Creative Movement Dance fosters physical and cognitive development through dance, music, drama, props, rhymes, and stories. Creative Movement encourages creativity, basic coordination, body awareness. Space is limited to 45. 
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LIBRARY & RECREATION DEPARTMENT
BUILD A BETTER WORLD TOGETHER!

AT THE PARK


6 to 6:30 p.m. Free. No registration. Monona Library will present a picture book, games, and crafts at Winnequah Park. Join us!
Monday, June 19: Geoboards and Marshmallow Construction
Monday, July 10: Build Your Own Bubble Wands

AT THE POOL

 
StoryWalk® is an innovative approach to encouraging people of all ages to get out and walk while enjoying wonderful children's books. Literacy + Fitness = Fun!
StoryWalk was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library and the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition. 

PLAY, GROW & GET READY TO READ!


Raise a reader! The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program is an early literacy reading program which encourages parents and caregivers to provide positive, nurturing early experiences by reading aloud to their children ages birth to age 5. We invite you to participate in this exciting, free program. Learn more here. The 3rd Annual Graduation Party is January 2018.
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