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 the #RogersReads Reading Challenge for Kids mission activities throughout the year for a chance to win prizes and earn a digital badge.

Hands On! Sensory Play: Mondays at 10:00 am

Join Ms. Emily for hands on sensory fun! Best for ages 3-5. Register to attend in person or watch the videos on Facebook and YouTube.

Smart Stars: Tuesdays at 10:00 am

Join Ms. Nina for fun activities that will help build the skills and knowledge your child will need to have a smart start to kindergarten! Register to attend in person or watch the videos on Facebook and YouTube.

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.

Colorin, Colorado: Tuesdays at 6:30 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.

Pajama StorytimeThursdays at 6:30 pm

Get in your PJs and head to the library for Pajama Storytime! Bring the whole family and join Ms. Kristin for stories and a craft before heading to bed. Register to attend in person or watch the videos on Facebook and YouTube.

Makerspace at your PlaceSaturdays at 10:00 am

Pick up a packet at the library and follow along with the videos on RPLs Facebook page or YouTube channel for instructions on how to do the craft or experiment!

Programming Flyers:

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

September 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.