Youth Services

Youth Services seeks to encourage a lifelong love of reading in our younger patrons, from infants to teenagers. The library serves all patrons regardless of age, and hosts programs geared towards different age groups all year round. In addition to special programs that can be found on our web calendar, regularly meeting activities are listed below.

Babies & Preschool

Toddlers at play-group yoga

Toddlers at playgroup yoga

Preschool Story TimeTuesdays, 10:30-11:15 AM
For babies and young children, each week we will have a read aloud story and a fun craft kids can make and take home.
Year-round

PlaygroupWednesdays, 10:30 AM-noon
Playgroup for babies and toddlers, meets in the Howard Room.  This is a great opportunity for parents and toddlers to connect with each other. Plenty of toys and light snacks are provided.

Weather permitting, the playgroup will meet at the town park during the months of July and August.

 

School Age Kids

Kids at the library

Kids dissect owl pellets at a library program

Inklings Book & Movie ClubLast Saturdays of the month, year-round, 2:00-5:00 PM
Each month we feature a new book that kids can check out and read.  At the end of the month we watch the film version of the book and do crafts, giveaways, and discuss how the book and the film vary.

 

 

Teens & Young Adults

Teenagers at a library program

Teens at play

Rainbow WarriorsTuesdays, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Teen writing and discussion group, but you don’t have to be a writer to come!  Our goal is an annual publication featuring your writing, art, reviews, opinions, and anything else you would like to add.  Our mission is to create a group where everyone feels welcome and no one feels judged.

Special Needs Inclusive StorytimeThursdays, 10:30 AM-noon
Teens and adults are invited to listen to a story, make a craft to take home, and then spend time socializing while working on coloring sheets.