Programs for Preschoolers:

Join us for in person programming by registering online. We will also have virtual programming on our social media pages: Facebook and YouTube and via Zoom.

Register on READsquared to log your reading and participate in missions throughout the summer for a chance to win prizes and earn digital badges.

Literary ConstructorsTuesdays at 4:00 pm

Listen to a story via Zoom, then construct a LEGO® bricks creation inspired by the story. Share your creation during the next Zoom session. Best for ages 0-12 years. Registration required. Please include your email when registering.

Wednesday SpectacularWednesdays at 10:00 am, on July7 a session at 2:00 pm

Join us online for our big performers and presenters on Wednesdays. Check the calendar or flyer for more information.

Colorin, Colorado: Wednesdays at 2:00 pm

Spanish/English stories, crafts and activities! All ages are welcome to this program that’s fun for the whole family. Register to attend in person or watch the videos on Facebook and YouTube.

Animal ExplorersThursdays at 10:00 am

Join us via zoom, to learn about animals through stories, songs, and crafts. Best for ages 3-12 years. Registration required. Please include your email when registering.

Family StorytimeThursdays at 6:30 pm

Gather your whole family and join Ms. Mayra for stories, crafts and songs. All ages welcome. Register to attend in person or watch the videos on Facebook and YouTube.

Explore Your WorldSaturdays at 10:00 am

Do you like animals? Follow along this summer with fun animal activities shared on Facebook and Instagram. You can also complete the Explore Your World mission on READsquared for more points.

Programming Flyers:

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

Summer 2021 Flyer – English/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.

Prepare Your Child to Read :

Learning to read begins at birth! Check out this document to learn more about what you can do to help your child develop vital literacy skills: Prepare Your Child to Read!

More Information

Early Literacy and Language Tools from the Zero to Three Website

Mem Fox’s Ten Read-Aloud Commandments

  1. Richard Anderson, et al., Becoming a Nation of Readers: The Report of the Commission on Reading (Champaign: University of Illinois, 1985), 23.