Our kids’ programs delight and entertain children with engaging stories, reading, and learning that instills curiosity and wonder about the world around them.
Enjoy a morning learning about the importance of storytelling and folklore as we sit around a campfire and delve into the stories of Alabama Cryptids!
For ages 8 and up
Special guest speakers, crafts, snacks, and more fun!
Therapy Partners, Inc. partners with the library to provide this program on the second Wednesday of each month from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is required.
Children in first through sixth grades will have 15 minutes each to read to a therapy dog, giving them an attentive, always appreciative audience.
Babies ages 0 to 2 years old listen to stories, sing songs, watch finger puppets, enjoy felt boards, and more. We will have a lot of fun together as your baby develops a lifelong love of reading!
Baby Storytime takes place in the Claborn Children’s Room. Check the current calendar for dates and times.
Please note that the Claborn Children’s Room is closed to the public during this time. Our staff will happily assist you with any needs until the programs are finished.
Siblings are welcome to Baby Storytime.
Preschool Storytime is for ages 3-5. (Older or younger siblings are welcome!)
Preschoolers have a ball weekly as they listen to stories, sing songs, make crafts, and more! Storytimes are entirely free to attend for county residents and do not require pre-registration. Two sessions are held each Wednesday, the first from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and another from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Storytime is held in the Claborn Children’s Room.
The Storytime calendar observes all school holidays and closings, including those for extreme weather. The Claborn Children’s Room is unavailable while programs are being conducted. Our staff will happily assist you with any needs until the programs are finished.
Homeschool Hangout is a program designed specifically for homeschool Families. The group meets every Friday from 11:30-12:30 in the library Community Room. This program includes homeschoolers of all ages, from kindergarten through twelfth grades!
Tinker Tuesdays are classes for children incorporating S.T.E.A.M. (Science, technology, engineering, art, math). The classes rotate four focus areas each month to suit the ages and specific interests of participants and are listed below. Registration for each class is required.
If a program is full, please join our waitlist. A staff member will contact you as soon as a spot becomes available.
Click the links below to visit the many online resources available to children for reading, homework help, virtual field trips, and more.
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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