Children's  Room   



Located on the first floor, the Children's Room offers a variety of reading and listening materials for your child, from birth through the middle grades. Games, puppets, blocks, toys, and science experiments are also available to encourage learning and literacy through play for you and your family. 

Children's ebooks, digital audio books, non-fiction resources, and streaming video are available through the MCLS Overdrive catalog.   All you need is a MCLS library card to access free digital content.    

                   Story Times & Events          

 Story time is a fun way to support your child's literacy development, inspire a love of reading, and meet other families from the area.  Each story time and event is designed for a specific age group, but siblings of all ages and abilities are always welcome. Children under 5 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver at events. Children under the age of 12 should be supervised by a responsible caregiver when in the library.   All programs are free of charge.    

Baby Story Time
Mondays at 10:00 am
September 18, 25
October 2, 16, 23, 30
November 6
Learn games to play with your baby, sing songs, and read stories to support your baby's early literacy development. For babies and their caregivers.  Older siblings are always welcome.         

Pre-School Story Times 
Fridays at 11:30am
September 22, 29
October 6, 13, 20, 27
November 3, 10
Help your child get ready to read.  Join us for stories, finger plays, and a simple craft.  For ages 2-4 and a caregiver.  

Afterschool Adventures
Mondays at 3:30pm

September 18, 25
October 2, 16, 23
November 6
Unwind after school in a laid-back learning environment with a different activity each week, including stories, arts & crafts, games, cool tech gadgets, and more! For ages 5 and up 

STEAM Halloween: Human Body Party
Monday, October 30, 2017 at 3:30pm

Learn all about the human body, from skeletons to eyeballs to mummies with crafts, games, and science experiments. Costumes are encouraged.  For ages 5 and up. 
Home Alone Safety
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Interactive class presented by Epic Trainings that teaches children how to be safe when home alone. Topics include: basic first aid tips, fire safety, power outages, phone and internet safety, and more. For ages 7-12. $5 per student (Normally $25). Registration required.
Food Science
Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 10:00am

Get ready for Thanksgiving with science experiments and crafts that explore taste, smell, digestion, and more. For all ages.

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