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Children & Tween Programs

Weekly Early Literacy Programs

Littlest Patron Programs

Crafts

Family Fun Programs

Community Challenge


Weekly Early Literacy Programs:
Summer Session: June 14 - July 12

We offer a number of programs for children ages 0 to 5. Engage your little one in a variety of new ways that stimulate the development of early literacy skills: books, flannel boards, songs, stories, and much more. Programs are free and registration is not required.

Lapsit
Music, stories and fingerplays for children up to 2½ years old with caregiver.
Program length is 20 minutes.
Wednesdays at 10:15 am - no registration required.

Toddlertime
Music, stories and fingerplays for children ages 2½ - 3½ with caregiver.
Program length is 30 minutes.
Wednesdays at 11 am- no registration required.

Preschool Storytime
For information about the Preschool Summer Reading Program, click here.

Evening Family Storytime
Stories, songs and rhymes will come to life as families gather for a 30 minute Storytime. Like our morning and afternoon Storytime programs, these evening Family Storytimes support the development of early literacy skills. Evening Family Storytime provides an option for parents and caregivers unable to attend our morning and afternoon programs.
Wednesday evenings at 6:30 pm (June 14 - July 12)
No registration required.

 


Littlest Patron Programs

Imagination Library

Thanks to the Erie County Community Foundation, Kiwanis Club of Sandusky, and other local grants and business donations, we are happy to announce that Huron children (ages 0 – 5), are able to participate in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library! This program provides a new children’s book for your child mailed directly to your home every month. There is no cost or obligation to your family. Parents, please stop by the Library for more details and to fill out an official registration form. Don’t miss this opportunity to start the first steps to early literacy and building a library for your child at home.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Help inspire and build a solid reading foundation for your child and get a jump start on preparing them to read before Kindergarten. Register your little one to participate in the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten and receive a program kit to keep track of the books read to your child – or download the free app on your smart device and build a digital library. All the information is available online or at the Library, so stop in and get started.
(For children birth to Pre-K)

Registration required- click here

Playdate at the Library

The children’s area, including the Storyhour Room, becomes an early literacy play space for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers to interact with one another. Self-led by parents and caregivers in a prepared environment with fun activities, this opportunity encourages reading, play, imagination, social skills, and communication.
Wednesdays, June 2, August 2, and August 30 from 10:30 am - noon
No registration required.


How To Eat Fried Worms

Read the book, watch the movie! Place your hold/request for How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell by July 30. Read the book and join us at the Library to play a trivia game, talk about the story, and create a worm-inspired snack. Afterwards the group will walk down tot he Boat Basin to wacth the movie, based on the book, presented by Huron Parks and Recreation. For all ages - parents are encouraged to re-visit this classic and read along with your children.

Please register here.

Wednesday, August 13 at 7:30 pm

- See more at: http://huronlibrary.org/programs/special-events/how-eat-fried-worms/#sthash.5QT5EPjc.dpuf

Crafts

See the 2017 Summer Reading Program page

 


Tween Programs

 See the 2017 Summer Reading Program page


Family Fun Programs

Sunday Family Movie
Beauty and the Beast

PG; runtime 107 minutes
Be our guest and enjoy the 2017 “live action movie mixed with animation” adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love! Snacks and beverages provided.
(For families of children ages 5 and up)
Registration encouraged- click here
Sunday, July 30 at 2:30 pm

Family Yoga with Liz Kelley
Liz Kelley, from Open Way Yoga, will be leading a story-based yoga session for the entire family! This program combines traditional yoga poses, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques with imaginative and creative storytelling.
(For families of preschoolers and older)
Registration required- click here
Saturday, August 5 at 10 am

Let’s Play – Game On!
Stop by and play a few of your beloved classic board games and Wii favorites before the kids go back to school! 
(For families of children age 5 and up)
Registration encouraged- click here
Wednesday, August 16 from 6:30 – 8 pm


Community Challenge

Complete 5 acts of kindness in your community between June 12 and August 31. Record them on our entry form which can be downloaded here or picked up at the Library. Challenge rules are on the entry forms. Completed forms can be dropped off at the main circulation desk to be entered in a prize drawing.

June 12 to August 31

 


 


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