Writing Contest

Spooky Stories Writing Contest

I woke to a frightening sound... 

Finish this thought with your best scary story and drop it off at any library by Thursday, October 22. Print an entry form below or pick one up at any branch. Open to ghouls in grades K-5.

Spooky Story Contest
Spooky Stories 2015 Entry Form
Spooky Story Contest 2015 printable poster

STEM Tuesdays

Hands-on activities, experiments, and games to help you learn about science and technology. Something new featured every week. For children in grades 3-5.

Downtown Library: Tuesdays, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Explore all things science at the library.

After-School Programs

Inspire your school-ager's imagination with books, art, movies, gaming, and science. The after-school fun begins next week. Follow the link below to find out what's happening at your branch.

Children's Programs

Storytime Yoga

Use simple yoga poses to retell stories through movement and expression. Recommended for children ages 3-8.

Downtown: Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Click here for more Storytime Yoga dates and times.
Charlotte's Web

Charlotte's Web Day

Join us for a special spider storytime followed by fun filled activities.  Bring a blanket and a sack lunch to eat while you watch the movie based on E. B. White's classic book. Save room for desert; it's a smorgasbord! 

Prairie West: Saturday, October 10
     10:05 a.m. - Storytime and activities
     11:30 a.m. - Indoor picnic and movie


Ride the Rails

Ride the Rails Halloween Style!

The Board of Library Teens (BLTs) invites children up to age 12 to take a spooky trip around the library, stopping by our "train stations" for extra fun!

Caille: Saturday, October 17, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Click here for more information.

Fridays Downtown

Dance, paint, and explore with your little one at the Downtown Library this Fall.  Follow the link below for more information.

Music and Movement: Friday, October 9, 10:15 a.m.

Tinker Tots: Friday, October 16, 10:15 a.m.

Paint and Pages: Friday, October 23, 10:15 a.m.

Children's Programs


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