Children's Department
 

 

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


Upcoming Children's Programs

Preschool Storytimes are in session! See our Events Calendar for details.
When Monroe Public Schools are cancelled or have a delay, storyhours for that day are cancelled.

Make a Hearts Windchime - CANCELLED
Monday, February 9, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Grades 1 - 4. 
Stop by the library and make a Hearts Wind Chime that you can hang inside or outdoors! While supplies last. Registration is not required.

Paint a Monochromatic Snow Scene Art Class with Kristine Humber
Saturday, February 14, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Grades 3 - 6. This class will paint with a blue palette, depicting animals in a snowy forest. Working in distinct layers allows for a soft background and a darker, more detailed foreground. The final element will be a light snowfall using toothbrushes - great fun! Please bring a smock. Registration is required.

Mardi Gras Masks
Tuesday, February 17, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
All Ages. 
Today is Mardi Gras! Stop by the library and create a colorful Mardi Gras mask with feathers, sequins, jewels, and other embellishments. While supplies last. Caregiver assistance may be needed. Registration is not required.

Family Fun Friday
Friday, February 20, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Preschoolers and an Adult Caregiver. Drop-In to make some soft-as-a-cloud playdough, then play with it before you take it home. Caregiver assistance will be needed. While supplies last. Registration is not required.

Create a Mural with Kathy Vincent
Saturday, February 21, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
Ages 3 - 12. "A Book is a Dream that You Hold in Your Hand"  ~ Neil Gaiman

Children and their caregivers are invited to help to create a mural for the EWML Children's Department. With guidance from Kathy Vincent of ArtSmart Studio, you will work with beautiful collage papers to create a colorful star panel using simple geometric shapes and decoupage technique.

Children ages 3 - 9 should attend with a caregiver (one child per caregiver, please). Children ages 10 - 12 may attend on their own. Due to space limitations, no non-participating siblings, please. Registration is required. Please register for one session only.

Family Flick
Saturday, February 21, 1:30 pm
All Ages. Bring your own snacks! Registration is not required.

Rockin' Babies with Miss Cassandra
Monday, February 23, 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.

Create a Mural with Kathy Vincent
Tuesday, February 24, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Ages 3 - 12. "A Book is a Dream that You Hold in Your Hand"  ~ Neil Gaiman

Children and their caregivers are invited to help to create a mural for the EWML Children's Department. With guidance from Kathy Vincent of ArtSmart Studio, you will work with beautiful collage papers to create a colorful star panel using simple geometric shapes and decoupage technique.

Children ages 3 - 9 should attend with a caregiver (one child per caregiver, please). Children ages 10 - 12 may attend on their own. Due to space limitations, no non-participating siblings, please. Registration is required.

Lego Club
Saturday, February 28, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ages 6 - 12: Do you love to build with Lego?  Come join others who do, too! Registration is not required.