Upcoming Programs

CHILDRENS PROGRAMS @ YOUR LIBRARY

There's always something going on at the library!  Check out our upcoming programs:

CRAFTS A-GO-GO

Make a neat craft with us and take it home!
Saturdays, 10 a.m.—2 p.m.   October 20 & 27, November 10 and December 22

LET'S SING & DANCE!

Join Miss Nancy for a fun session of singing songs and dancing to the music! For children ages 2-6 with adult caregiver. No registration; meets in Storytime Room:

10:30 a.m. sessions:  October 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31; November 7, 14, 21 & 28; December 5, 12 & 19

COME PLAY WITH ME!

We've got the toys--come by for a whole lot of fun! For ages 2-5 with adult caregiver; registration required. Meets in the Dover Room:

Fridays, 10:30 a.m. :  September 28, October 12 & 26, November 9 & 23, December 7 & 21

BRICK BUILDERS CLUB

Can't stop building with those awesome LEGO blocks? Join the Brick Builders Club! If you can dream it, you can build it. For ages 6-13; registration required. Meets in the Storytime Room:

Saturdays, 2:00 p.m.:  October 6, 13, 20 & 27, November 3, 10, 17 & 24, December 1, 15 & 29

FALL STORYTIMES

Fall Storytime Session One ends October 18.   Fall Session Two runs from November 5 through December 13!  Session times are below:

LAPSIT (6-24 mos. with caregiver): Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.  

TODDLER (2- 3 1/2 with caregiver): Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:15 a.m.  

PRESCHOOL (3 1/2-5):  Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.  

FAMILY (all ages):  Thursday afternoons at 4:00 p.m.  

MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE!

Mother Goose is on the loose in this interactive storytime featuring simple books, rhymes, songs and movement. For ages Birth-3 years old with adult caregiver.

Saturdays, November 3 & December 1, 10:30 a.m.

KIDS IN MOTION SENSORY TIME

Join us for stories, activities, music and more! This program consists of a 30-minute storytime followed by a 30-minute social-sharing time for the group. No registration required.

Fridays: October 19 and November 16, 1:30 p.m.

Saturdays: September 29, October 27, November 24, December 22, 10:30 a.m.

POKEMON LEAGUE

Bring your cards and accessories for a fun morning of play, drawing or coloring your favorite characters, and more!  Registration required, ages 7-10.

Saturdays, October 13, November 10 and December 15, 10:30 a.m.

BOOK BYTES FOR HOMESCHOOLERS

Join WordWeaver for lively discussions about good books, audio, apps and more. Just bring your love of reading and your all-time favorite books along with your curiosity and sense of adventure! Snacks provided.  Registration required, ages 8-11.

October 16, November 20 and December 18, 2:00 p.m.

STAR WARS READS DAY

The force is with us--October 6 has been designated Star Wars Reads Day! Stop in for a trivia contest, crafts and an all-day Star Wars movie marathon! For kids grades 1 and up.

October 6, all day

MOVIES @ YOUR LIBRARY

Join us for a fun afternoon film!* Ted will do anything to find a real, live Truffula Tree in order to impress the girl of his dreams. Along his journey he meets the Lorax and hears an incredible story as his new friend speaks for the trees.  Registration required, all ages.

Friday, October 12, 2:00 p.m.

BATS AT THE LIBRARY!

Join us for a bat-tastic time! We'll read "Bats at the Library" by Biran Lies, learn some cool stuff about bats and make some batty marshmallow creatures. We'll even post pictures of our creations on the author's website!  Registration required, grades 1-3.

Saturday, October 20, 10:30 a.m.

FAMILY FUN NIGHT

Enjoy some good old-fashioned Halloween stories and rhymes, decorate a trick-or-treat bag and show off your costume in a library parade!  Registration required, ages 3-6.

Wednesday, October 24, 7:00 p.m.

MONSTER STORYTIME

Join us for a special monster storytime!  Registration required, ages 3-6.

Thursday, October 25, 4:00 p.m.

PORTER'S FALL FESTIVAL

Stop by and celebrate Fall with us! We'll have leaf rubbing, apple print crafts and a special treat!  Fun for the whole family.

Saturday, October 27, 2:00 p.m.

MONSTER MOVIE MATINEE

Join us to watch "Monsters Inc." followed by a fun monster craft!  Registration required, ages 6-10.

Tuesday, October 30, 4:00 p.m.

JUNIE B. JONES

Crafts and fun celebrating the lively and fun Junie B. Jones!  Registration required, ages 6-9.

Tuesday, November 6, 2:00 p.m.

BOREDOM BUSTERS

Drop in and play a game or make a craft!

Tuesday, November 6, 3:30 p.m.

GINGERBREAD FUN

Create your own gingerbread house with us.  All supplies provided; just bring your sweet imagination!  Registration required, ages 7-10.

Saturday, December 8, 2:00 p.m.

AMERICAN GIRL BOOK CLUB

Meet the American Girls!  We'll discuss characters and books, have a snack and make crafts!  Registration required, ages 6-12.

Sunday, December 16, 1:00 p.m.

PORTER EXPRESS

All aboard the Porter Express! Get your ticket and take a magical train ride with us as we read "The Polar Express", and enjoy a variety of fun-filled activities!  Registration required, ages 5-8.

Wednesday, December 19, 7:00 p.m.

WINTER BREAK CRAFT ATTACK

Make some fun wintery crafts with us!

December 20 & 27, 2:00--4:00 p.m.

WINTER BOOK SWAP

Swap your gently used children's books for some new-to-you titles!  Swaps must be in good condition; no copyright prior to 1992.

Friday, December 28, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Click on our CALENDAR OF EVENTS for more information!

*For Programs That Require Registration: Registration forms open seven days prior to program date. You may call, stop in or register online at our website: www.westlakelibrary.org