Kid's Programming

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Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme Time
2nd and 4th Tuesday mornings @ 10:30 beginning September 10, 2013

Our very popular 20 minute program for babies and toddlers introduces your little ones to  the joys of books and reading.
Get ready to sing, sway, clap and laugh when you bring your child to Mother Goose! After the storytime kids and parents can enjoy a light snack and some play and social time.

Want to see what books and related activities we did at storytime?
Check out the Story Tree Blog here.  
 

Preschool Storytime

    This year we will be on a “Story Safari,” exploring different countries, animals, transportation,         people, food and more with the best of new and classic children’s books, songs, and rhymes.    Attending storytime is a great way to help your child get ready to learn to read. Join us for this fun and engaging storytime.

                              1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 10:30-11:00, September – April, beginning September 17, 2013.
For children ages 3 – 6, parents are welcome to attend with their children.

 

         Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytimes are lively, noisy celebrations of literature and our big, beautiful world! Storytelling fun, singing, dancing, and crafting.

One Saturday a month, Sept. – April, 10:30-11:15, for children ages 3-8.

D.A.S.H.    (Drake After School Happenings)

     D.A.S.H. is an energetic, hands-on learning program for kids in 3rd-6th grades. Topics and presenters vary but kids may find themselves digging for artifacts, building with wood, creating with concrete, or aiming a fire hose. Kids can take the bus from the Middle School directly to the library.

First Wednesday of each month, September – April, 3:30-4:30

 

Karla’s Book Krewe

Karla will lead Book Club discussions with kids in 4th – 6th grades. The books chosen for group discussions are noted for their exciting and adventurous content sure to appeal to this age group and for their literary value. Watch the News page, follow us on Facebook, or on Twitter @dclyss for updates about book club, which is offered seasonally.

Drake Tutors

The Drake Tutors Program brings Grinnell College students to the library to provide homework help every Monday – Thursday from 4:30 – 5:30 pm when the college is in session.  Help is available for 3rd – 8th graders. Watch the News page, follow us on Facebook, or on Twitter @dclyss for updates about Drake Tutors.