The Sword in the Stone

Bring some snacks and join us to watch family friendly movies.
All ages are welcome to attend.
Younger children must be accompanied by an adult.
 
This year we will be celebrating live-action remakes. Even with the release of Cinderella, the Jungle Book, and Beauty and the Beast, there is still much to anticipate in coming years.

The Sword in the Stone (1963) [G, 79 min.]
THURSDAY December 28
, 2017
Theatre Gallery (Main Branch)
2:30 - 4:30 PM


Smurfs: The Lost Village

Bring some snacks and join us to watch family friendly movies.
All ages are welcome to attend.
Younger children must be accompanied by an adult.

TUESDAY January 2, 2018
2:30 - 4:30 PM
Theatre Gallery (Main Branch)


Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017) [PG, 90min.]


The Secret Life of Pets

Bring some snacks and join us to watch family friendly movies.
All ages are welcome to attend.
Younger children must be accompanied by an adult.

THURSDAY January 4, 2018
2:30 - 4:30 PM
Theatre Gallery (Main Branch)


The Secret Life of Pets (2016) [PG, 87 min.]


Sunday Afternoon Movie: Cars 3

Bring some snacks and join us to watch family friendly movies on Sunday afternoons in the Children's Department.
All ages are welcome to attend.
Younger children must be accompanied by an adult.

SUNDAY January 14, 2018
2:30 - 4:30 PM
Kids' Corner (Main Branch)


Cars 3 (2017) [G, 102 min.]


Mini Tech-Heads

Do your kids love technology?
Are they in grades 4-6?

Sign them up for Mini-Tech Heads! This is a tech program that explores technology in all its forms including: circuits, basic coding, website design, game creation, robotics, and 3D printing.
Mini-Tech Heads is on a rotating schedule.

WINTER ITINERARY: Circuitry
January 10: Circuitry basics.
January 17: Build a simple house, light it up with a series circuit.
January 24: Design a larger building for circuit city, design a corresponding parallel circuit.
January 31: Construct your building, light it up with your parallel circuit.
February 7: Free build and design.
February 14: Finale: connect and light up all of circuit city.

This is a FREE and REGISTERED program. 
Register HERE (Registration will open December 15, 2017 at 9:30 am).


Ready, Set, Read! @ The Crossings Branch

Register here!

Ready, Set, Read! pairs children who can read and are attending grades 1-3 with youth volunteers attending grades 4-12. This weekly program runs on Fridays from 1:30 - 2:30 pm. The Reader and Volunteer share 40 minutes of reading time, with the last 20 minutes spent in a fun group activity.

We are looking for enthusiastic Readers and energetic Volunteers for Ready, Set, Read! which begins Friday January 12.

Location: Friends Place Meeting Room (The Crossings Branch)

PLEASE NOTE: Registration for Readers may be limited. Ready, Set, Read! is not suitable for children with learning/reading disabilities. All participants must be mature enough to attend without adult accompaniment.


Kids Kindness Club

Are you a RAKtivist (a Random Act of Kindness Activist)?

Our Kindness Club is looking for kids in Grades 1-5 and volunteers in Grades 6-12 to join us in Kids' Corner for reading, stories about being kind, kindness themed crafts to be distributed in the community, and sharing of the good deeds we do every day!

This is a FREE and REGISTERED program.
REGISTER HERE


Parent Child Mother Goose

In the Parent-Child Mother Goose Program, parents and infants come together to enjoy songs, rhymes and stories. Have fun bonding with your child and meeting other parents in a relaxing environment, and learn a repertoire of rhymes to do at home or on the go!

Program runs for 10 weeks.


Please note:
Choose your participation location based on your baby's age. 

Main Branch is offering PCMG for ages 0-12 months on
TUESDAYS (10:00 - 11:00 AM)
January 9 - March 20

The Crossings is offering PCMG for babies/toddlers 6-18 months on
FRIDAYS (10:30 - 11:30 AM)
January 12 - March 23
No program March 2.
This is a FREE and REGISTERED program.

Main Branch
 (Babies 0-12 months): Register HERE.
The Crossings Branch (Babies /toddlers 6-18 months): Register HERE.


Children's Programs Winter 2018

The Winter program guide is available to view! 
View the digital copy or pick up a hardcopy in branch.


Calendar of Kids Events

Week of December 18 2017

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