Children’s Department

Summer Reading begins May 22nd!


*In the event of a canceled program, registered patrons will be notified by library staff.  Information will also be shared on our Facebook page and our online Events calendar.

Programs for Little Ones and Preschoolers


Thursdays at 10:30am.  Best suited for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Registration appreciated!

Toddler Time**

Fridays at 10:30am.   Best suited for children ages 1-2 and their caregivers.  Registration appreciated!

Evening Storytime**

Suggested for ages 3 & up and their caregiver. Program begins at 6:30pm.

6/8- Once Upon a Time

6/22- The Gingerbread Man

**Siblings who are not in the age range for the program are always welcome!

Programs for School Age Kids and Tweens


For kids in grades K-5; kids under 7 will need an adult helper.  Programs begin at 10:30am

6/6- The Three Little Pigs

6/13- Little Red Riding Hood

6/20- Goldilocks & the Three Bears

6/27- Beauty & the Beast

Tween Wednesdays

For tweens ages 9-12.  Programs begin at 4pm.

6/7- Fairies

6/14- Faux Stained Glass

6/21- Castle Drawings

6/28- Dragon’s Eye Origami


Popcorn & Painting for Kids: Mushroom House

Saturday, June 17th at 10:30am 


Monday, June 26th at 2:00pm

It’s another Popcorn & Painting class!  We’ll be painting a mushroom house.  Dress for a mess!

For kids in grades K-5.  Children under 7 will need an adult helper.  Space is limited and registration is REQUIRED!  Sign up online or at the library.

Please only sign up for one class!


Family Programs

SRP Kick-Off with Adzooks Puppets

Monday, June 5th at 10:30am

We’re kicking off Summer Reading with performance of “The Tortoise and the Hare” from Adzooks Puppets!  Help bring the classic Aesop to life as you cheer on the Tortoise and the Hare when they discover there is more to friendship
than winning and losing.  A program for the whole family!


*Can’t make it to this performance?  The puppet show will be traveling to our other 5 branches as well!  Check out the Event calendar for times.  Please note that some locations require registration for this program due to limited space.


Family Craft Night- Fairy Houses

Monday, June 12th at 6:30pm

It’s Family Craft Night!  This month, we’re getting into our Summer Reading theme by creating a fairy house.  For this project we’ll be:

-Gluing- Liquid glue and/or hot glue (Please bring a hot glue gun if you have one, we’ll provide the glue!)


This program is best suited for family members ages 5 and up.  Space is limited and registration is required.  Sign up online or at the library.  Dress for a mess!


After-Hours Movie: The Princess Bride

Friday, June 23rd at 6:30pm

Miss a special after hours showing of The Princess Bride?  Inconceivable!

Sign up for this after hours interactive showing of the classic film, The Princess Bride.  There will be lots of snacks and fun along the way.  Registration for this program is REQUIRED!  Sign up online or at the library.  Please let library staff know of any food allergies when signing up.


Escape Room

Thursday, 6/29 3pm-7pm

Friday, 6/30 10am-4pm

Saturday, 7/1 10am-4pm


Can you and your friends solve clues to escape in time?  Sign up for our enchanted escape room!  Your group will have 45 minutes to solve clues and complete puzzles in order to find the treasure before time runs out.  Fun for a group of friends or the whole family.  This program is best suited for family members ages 7 and up.

You’ll need to register your group for a time slot by calling the library, 765-342-3451, or stopping by to register in person.  When you sign up, we’ll need:

-Your name

-Phone number

-How many people are in your group?

-How many group members are under 12?

*Please only register for one time slot!*


Online Offerings

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Get your little one ready for Kindergarten and ready to read by enrolling them in the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program!  Work your way through reading 1000 books and earn prizes along the way.  You can sign up using the Beanstack app or on the website.

Virtual Storytimes

Enjoy Storytime from the comfort of your home!  Head over to our YouTube channel to watch.

Book Talks

Does your elementary school student or tween need something new to read?  Head over to our YouTube channel for some recommendations!