Storytime in the Park

Posted by - September 14, 2021

Event Details Storytime in the Park features books, music, and more for ages 2-5. We meet at the outdoor Natural Adventure Area across the street from the Library every Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Please attend only one day per week. We ask that you sit with your child during the program and social

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Online Program: Astronomy with Mike Frisch

Posted by - September 14, 2021

Event Details Local astronomy enthusiast Mike Frisch shares his knowledge of the stars and beyond with children ages 8 and up via Zoom on Thursday, September 23 at 6 p.m. Call (423) 434-4458 to register. Event Type(s): Website Youth Age Group(s): 8-12 Years Presenter: Mike Frisch Jennifer Johnson (423) 434-4348 jennifer.johnson@jcpl.org Register For Event Registration

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Homeschool Friday

Posted by - September 14, 2021

Event Details Homeschool families are invited to drop by the Craft Area in the Children’s Library every Friday from 1-3 p.m. to socialize with other homeschool families. Call (423) 434-4458 for more information, and let us know what you would like to see more of for homeschool families by completing surveys or leaving comments. Masks

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Music Morning in the Park

Posted by - September 14, 2021

Event Details Music Morning in the Park features music and movement for children ages birth-age 5 and their grown-ups. We meet at the Natural Adventure Area (the park across the street from the Library) on select Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Registration is not required. Masks are required for ages 3 and up in the Library

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Storytimes in the Park for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Posted by - September 4, 2021

In-person storytimes for toddlers and preschoolers are back, starting this Wednesday, September 8! Storytime in the Park features books, music, and more for ages 2-5. It meets every Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. (Please attend only one storytime per week.) Due to the increase in COVID cases, we’ll meet outdoors at the King Commons

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Digital Theater Production for Grades 5 and 6

Posted by - August 27, 2021

Are your kids interested in the video-making process? Your Library’s Digital Theater Production program is a hands-on experience for kids in grades 5 and 6! For eight weeks, participants work together on digital video production basics, from storyboarding and set design to post-production editing and marketing. The small group meets from 4-6 p.m. every Wednesday

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Register Now for Mother Goose!

Posted by - August 12, 2021

Mother Goose, which is a program for children ages birth-18 months and their caregivers, starts back up in September! The program is on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30-10 a.m., and runs from September 1-23. Due to the recent increase in COVID cases, we’ll meet outside on the Library’s front steps every week. Please bring a

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Book Scouts: Erin Hunter Read-Alikes

Posted by - July 15, 2021

The theme of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge is “Tails and Tales”, so we’re highlighting books about animals all summer! If your kids like books by Erin Hunter (author of the Warrior Cats, Seekers, and Survivors series), they’ll love the recommendations in this month’s Book Scouts. In the video and written list below, School Age

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Summer-Long Book Discussion for Kids

Posted by - June 25, 2021

This summer kids ages 8-12 are participating in a unique and ongoing virtual book discussion with other kids in the area. The group is reading Pax by Sarah Pennypacker, a touching novel about a boy and his fox. The book club is conducted online using a video discussion platform called Flipgrid. It’s not too late

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