Children's Department


The Children's Department provides services and programs for children through Grade 6

Upcoming Children's Programs

Create Your Own Elf with Kristine Humber
Saturday, December 13, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Grades 1 - 4: Everyone knows elves are very busy in December. Either they are designing and building toys, wrapping gifts, or baking goodies! In this class you will create your own custon elf using paints, decorative paper, and fabrics. Please bring a smock. Registration is required. Link here to register.

Rockin' Babies with Miss Cassandra
Mondays, December 15 & 22, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Babies not yet walking and their caregivers: Board Certified Music Therapist Cassandra Mulcahy will lead babies and their caregivers in a toe-tapping half-hour filled with music and movement!  This program is appropriate for babies who are not yet walking. Class size is limited to 12 babies and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome. Registration is not necessary, but each baby attending must have a ticket. Free tickets may be picked up at the Children's Circulation Desk 15 minutes before each class and will be limited to 12 babies.

Ornament Workshops
Tuesday, December 16, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm & 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
All Ages: Stop by to make a holiday ornament! We'll be decorating stars at 1:30 and making glittery pinecones at 4:30. Come to either or both! Caregiver assistance may be needed. Registration is not required.

Lynn Lewis and Santa
Wednesday, December 17, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
All Ages: Ho! Ho! Ho! Come sing and dance with Lynn Lewis! She'll bring some VERY special guests, too! There will be photo opportunities with Santa after the show! Registration is not required for this event, but free tickets will be available 15 minutes before the show and will be limited to 150 participants.

Ornament Workshop
Wednesday, December 17, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
All Ages: Stop by to make a beautiful cupcake ornament! Choose a colored ball ornament, then decorate with paint and glitter to make it extra look at! Caregiver assistance may be needed. Registration is not required.

Holiday Drop-In Craft
Saturday, December 20, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
All Ages: Drop-in to make a holiday ornament!  Choose a foam shape and use sequins, glitter, markers, ribbon, and more to make it extra-special!  Keep it for yourself, or make one for a personalized gift!  Caregiver assistance may be needed. Registration is not required.

Family Flick
Saturday, December 20, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
All Ages: Stop by for a holiday family flick that's sure to get you into the holiday spirit! From DVD: A doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.  Rated G. Registration is not required.