Join us on Saturday, April 16, for Safety Day.  We'll have representatives from a variety of community entities stopping by between 1:00-3:00 PM for this "open house" style program, providing helpful tips about how to stay safe in a variety of circumstances.  Stay tuned for details about individual presenters and topics!  No registration is required for this all-ages program.

Safety in My Neighborhood by Shelly Lyons

Children in ages 7-10 interested in science, technology, engineering and math will learn something new each month in a STEM topic. In honor of DNA day this month, explore cellular reproduction and the blueprints of life. Saturday April 30, from 2:00-3:00 PM in the Community Room. Registration is required.

Image of DNA is licensed under CC BY 2.0

wrestlers in the ring

Can't make it to WrestleMania this year?  Then come to our own wrestling-themed program, inspired by the WrestleMania reading challenge, on Monday, April 4, 7:00-8:00 PM.  Local wrestlers, including The Mysterious Movado, will visit CPL to read stories, talk about what it's like to face off in the ring, and hang out for photo-ops!  All ages are welcome, and no registration is required!

Arched by istolethetv (CC BY 2.0)

D&D dice

Roll up some fun with kid-friendly Dungeons & Dragons Gaming! This monthly program takes place the fourth Monday of every month. Have fun using your imagination while also working on building problem-solving skills, practicing mathematics and chart-reading, and learning new vocabulary. The next session is April 25, 4:30-5:30 PM. All playing materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own dice and/or D&D 5th Edition Character Sheet. This program is suggested for ages 9-12, and no registration is required.

Photo Dungeons & Dragons by River Siren (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Please join us on Saturday, April 23 at 4:00 PM in the Community Room for Count Me In. This is a sensory-friendly storytime filled with stories, songs and sign language especially designed for young children with developmental delays and disabilities. This program has been funded through the Dollar General Literacy Foundation grant.

Celebrate Elephant and Piggie!

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Beloved storybook characters Elephant and Piggie will be the stars of this program. Children aged 4-9 can come enjoy a story, crafts, activities and a puppet show celebrating these funny friends. Registration begins June 24.

Upcoming sessions

There are no upcoming sessions available.

storytime kit

We are very exited about a new resource available for families and teachers when our renovated children's library re-opens. This new item for checkout is called a Storytime Kit. In it patrons will find a picture book, a related puppet or plush , cd with songs, and a sheet of suggested fingerplays or action rhymes.  This is an excellent resource for families who would like to do their own mini storytime at home, or teachers of young children who need a quick resource for tomorrow's lesson. It is a great way for parents, grandparents and teachers to share some creative, valuable time with their kids. 

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