Washington Carnegie Public Library

2013 Fall Youth Programs

Lapsit Rhyme Time

Dates: Sept. 5, 12, 19 Oct. 3, 10, 17 Nov. 7, 14, 21 Dec. 5, 12, 19

Time: 10:30-11:00

Ages: 4 to 23 month olds with caregiver

These programs will be entertaining for the child and instructive for parents and caregivers. Developmental tips related to activities, stories and rhyme will be presented. Early literacy skills will be highlighted. Sign up is required and space is limited.

Toddler Time

Dates: Sept. 6, 13, 20 Oct. 4, 11, 25 Nov. 1, 8, 15 Dec. 6, 13, 20

Time: 10:30-11:00

Ages: 2-3 year olds with a caregiver/parent

Children and parents come along and join the fun. Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and maybe a craft. Each week a different theme will be explored. Sign up for the 3 week sessions. Registration is required.

Preschoool Power

Dates: Sept. 3, 10, 17 Oct. 1, 8, 15 Nov. 5, 12, 19 Dec. 3, 10, 17

Time: 1:30-2:15

Ages: 4-5 year olds

Children will hear great stories and songs. Early literacy skills for learning to read will be introduced. Children may make a craft related to the story shared. Registration is required.

Lego Fun Club

Dates: Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7, Dec. 5

Time: 4:15-5:00

Ages: 6 years and older

Bring your family and friends to build, create and have fun around a monthly theme. Registration NOT required.

Gingerbread House Making

Date: Wed. Dec. 11

Time: 4:30-5:15

Ages: K-6th grade

Children will make their own gingerbread house and enjoy a seasonal story. If willing to donate supplies find out from the Youth Department staff about what is needed. Sign up is required and begins on Nov. 22. Space is limited.

Battle of the Books

A voluntary reading program for 5th and 6th grade youth.

Titles for 2013-2014 are:

Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Diamond Willow by Helen Frost

The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens

Frindle by Andrew Clements

Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell

Running Out of Time by Margaret Peterson Haddix

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

Woods Runner by Gary Paulsen


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