Events for kids at ACPL Children's Services

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

September 17, 2014

September 24, 2014

September 18, 2014

September 25, 2014

September 26, 2014

September 20, 2014

September 23, 2014

September 27, 2014

Location: Allen County Public Library: Main Branch - Children's Services, 900 Library Plaza

Phone: 260-421-1220

Link: http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/children/index.html

Event Description

May 23, 2014 Updated Sep 17, 2014 at 1:19 PM EDT

Storytime for Preschools, Daycares and Other Groups
September 24 – 9:30a
Preschools and Daycares are invited to join Children's Services librarians for 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, early literacy activities, and fun! Please call in advance (260-421-1220) to register your group.

Smart Start Storytime
September 24 – 10:30a
Join us for 30 minutes of theme-based stories, fingerplays, early literacy activities, and fun for your 3 to 6 year old child! Smart Start storytime is designed to support Indiana's Preschool Foundations.

Paws to Read
September 18 – 6:30 – 7:30p
September 25 – 6:30 – 7:30p
Come to the Library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Welcome our new dogs and their handlers who want to listen to you read! Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practicing reading to animals. Readers will take turns as time allows.

Lego® Club
September 20 – 3:00 – 4:40p
September 25 – 3:00 – 4:30p
Get your brains, and hands, and imaginations working... by playing! Children's Services' Lego® Club is the place where kids' brains get to meet other kids' brains and give each other brain-high-fives! We provide the building blocks, and you provide the... you guessed it: brains!

Babies and Books
September 26 – 10:00a
Bring in those little babies for a special time just for them. They're never too young to begin with books!

Toddler Time
September 26 – 10:30a & 11:00a
Special stories and songs for active toddlers.

Minecraft Masters
September 17 – 4:00 – 5:00p
September 24 – 4:00 – 5:00p
Welcome all Minecraft survivors! Whether you are an expert builder or just getting started, come and explore the Minecraft world. We'll have plenty of computers set up for play and even have Minecraft activities and games for offline fun!

Science Explorers: Bubble-ology
September 23 – 2:00p & 6:30p
We'll experiment and learn about the sticky science of bubbles!

Open Art Gallery Exhibit: Opening Reception
September 27 – 2:00p
Stop by the Jeffrey R. Krull Gallery at the Main Library for a reception honoring the children from all over Allen County who created art at the library's Summer Reading Program Open Art events.

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