Just for Kids

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The Very Hungry Reader Programat the library 2018
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Children's Program poster July2021
Preschool children in a classroom for story time.
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Kids cactus
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Summer Reading Program 2022:

Program meets every TU & TH from June 7 - July 28 with a celebration & awards program on FR July 29.

Programs are for: 5 to 8 yr olds, 9 to 12 yr olds, & teens. Sign up at the circulation desk.

Times are: 9am, 10am, or 1pm for 5 to 8 yr olds; 11am or 2pm for 9 to 12 yr olds; & TU at 4pm for teens.  The program is held in the Black Box Theater.

The Very Hungry Reader meal program is next door in the meeting room either before or after the sessions.

The meal program runs from 10:00am to 3:00pm on TU & TH while the SRP is in session.

No sign ups necessary for the meal service. The meal service is for for any kid under 18 yrs old.

Family Movie Events:

April's movie is "Turning Red" on Saturday, May 7 @2pm

- FREE Movie - one Saturday a month at 2:00pm in the Library's Black Box Theater
Join us for a family movie in the theater. Popcorn & drinks available from the FOL for $0.25 ea. Cafe concessions available, cash only. See poster for upcoming event.

Special Programs:

- Chess for Kids - most Saturdays from 9:00am - 10:30am in the Community Center.
Come learn about chess with Coach Curtis and other children. 

Year Round Programs:

- Infant Baby Lap Sit - Fridays at 9:30am in the Story Room
Baby Lap Sit is an interactive storytime with infant and caregiver. Join us for stories, music, and fun to begin building early literacy skills. Come prepared to sit on the floor one-on-one with your pre-walking baby in your lap. This program is 20-30 minutes.

- Toddler Story Time - Fridays at 10:00am in the the Story Room
Story Time is for toddlers and pre-K kids with their caregiver.  We read stories, do puzzles, and have craft time.  This program is 45min-60min with time before and after the program for parents to visit.

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After School Programs - September through April
When Durant Schools are in session - Special programming at the holidays

School aged kids ages 5 to 13:

- Lego Club - Tuesdays at 3:30pm in the Story Room
Lego Club is a time for the kids to play with the massive lego collection the library has built with all the extras like windows, doors, wheels & axles, people and base plates. Play time is about an hour.

- After School - Thursdays at 3:30pm in the Story Room
After School Program showcases books, crafts, puzzles, and games.  This program has frequent guests with a regular one being Ms. Tommie from the OSU Extension Office and she focuses on nutrition/healthy snacks.  The program is about an hour.

Teens ages 13 and up:

- The Lounge - Wednesdays at 4:00pm in the Story Room
The Lounge is a time for pre-teens & teens to hang out, play video games, play board games, and do homework.  The program is about an hour and is supervised by a library staff member.

Summer Reading runs during June & July and there are programs for 5-8 yr olds, 9-12 yr olds, and teens.

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