Winter/Spring 2018 Programs for School Age Children:

The Winter/Spring sessions will run from Monday, January 8 to Saturday, May 19. Library closed Jan. 14 & 15; Feb. 18 & 19; Apr. 1; May 27 & 28.

Family Storytime: Mondays from 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Songs, rhymes and stories that fill your imagination and expand your knowledge. A craft will follow this 25 minute storytime.

Creative Constructors: Tuesdays from 3:30 – 5:00 pm & Jan. 27, Feb. 24, Mar. 24, Apr. 28, & May 26 from 10:30 – 11:30 am

Children ages 0-12 years and their families are welcome to build, learn, and play with LEGO® and Duplo® bricks!

Colorin, Colorado: Tuesdays from 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Spanish/English storytime! All ages are welcome to this program that’s fun for the whole family. You do not have to speak or read Spanish to enjoy Colorin, Colorado!

Homeschool Library Class: Wednesdays from 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Ages 5-12 years are invited to engage in activities, crafts, experiments, stories & more.

Art & Artist: Wednesdays from 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Ages 5-12 years are invited to listen to a short biography of an artist and then complete a craft project based on that artist’s style.

Full STEAM Ahead: Thursdays from 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Children ages 5-12 years are welcome to our STEAM program! We’ll explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math in this hands-on program.

Tail Waggin’ Reads: Feb. 3, Mar. 3, & Apr. 7 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Join certified therapy dog Obi and his owner Larry for some reading fun! This program is best for children who are beginning to read or are already reading. Take the opportunity to practice reading aloud to Obi, who loves kids and stories!

Good Crafternoon: Jan. 13, Feb. 10, Mar. 10, Apr. 14, & May 12 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Ages 5-12 years are invited to show off your artistic side and make a fun craft!

Tween Time: Jan. 20, Mar. 17, Apr. 21, & May 19 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Ages 8-12 years are invited to a special program designed just for them! Where we will make a challenging but fun craft.

Saturday Storytime: Jan. 27, Feb. 24, Mar. 24, Apr. 28, & May 26 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Songs, rhymes and stories that fill your imagination and expand your knowledge. A craft will follow this 25 minute storytime.

Special Events:

Chinese New Year Celebration: February 17 from 2:00 – 3:30 pm

2018 Year of the Dog! Celebrate Chinese culture with stories, music, snacks, games & crafts!

Cinco de Mayo Celebration: May 5 from 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Celebrate the culture of Mexico with stories, music, snacks, games & crafts!

Programming Flyers:

To access a printable schedule of events click the link below:

Winter/Spring 2018 Flyer – English

Winter/Spring 2018 Flyer – Spanish

For detailed descriptions of each event listed on the flyer, please see our online event calendar located here. Click on the date of the event you are interested in on the calendar in the right hand corner and find a detailed description. Please contact the Children’s Library at (479) 621-1152 ext. 2 with any questions.

Great Reads for:

Early Elementary (Grades K-2)
Upper Elementary (Grades 3-4)
Middle Grade (Grades 5-6)

Need to Check Accelerated Reading Level? Click on the link below:

AR Book Find

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World Book Student

World Book Kids

Fun & Games:

PBS Kids

Disney Junior



Sports Illustrated Kids


National Geographic Kids

Cool Math


Capstone Kids

Other fun and educational sites can be found on Great Websites for Kids, compiled by the Association for Library Service for Children, a division of the American Library Association.

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