Youth Services

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Make a Friend: Pet Rocks

Pets can be wonderful companions and rocks are as low-maintenance as they come! Kids ages 4+ are welcome to create their very own pet rock friend to take home with them on Thursday, June 28 at 2pm.

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Teen Craft: Decorate a Mug

Looking to exercise your creativity? Why not beautify a mug with oil-based Sharpie markers? Join us on Friday, June 22 at 2pm where the only thing that you'll need to bring is your imagination (markers and mugs will be supplied). This program is for ages 10-18.

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Make Your Own Instruments

Have you ever wanted to put together your very own instrument? On Thursday, June 21 at 2pm you can learn how to do just that with everyday products and materials. We'll show you how to assemble your instrument and noisemakers and then we will all play music together! This program is for ages 4-12.

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Ready to Build?

The third Wednesday of the month is coming and with it comes LEGO Block Party back at its afternoon time! On Wednesday, June 20 at 2pm, we’ll get out our giant tub of LEGO blocks for kids ages 4-12 to build with. What will you construct? Spaceships, battle scenes, gardens, monster trucks, cities, the only limit is [...]

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Storytime’s Back!

After a short break, we’re back with Preschool Storytime on Thursday and Friday, June 14 and 15 at 10:30am.  Storytime will be held every Thursday and Friday during Summer Reading. Preschool Storytime is designed with children ages 3 to 5 years old in mind.  Each session features stories, music, dancing, crafts, and other opportunities for [...]

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Read 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Have you signed your baby, toddler, or preschooler up for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten yet? It’s a great program from the Spring Lake District Library to help encourage a love of reading in our youngest patrons! We know you already read to your children and bring them to library programs like Storytime or Toddler [...]

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Spring Break Festivities

What are you planning for Spring Break?  If you won’t be traveling, we’ll have fun activities all weeklong at the Spring Lake District Library. First up on Monday, April 2 at 10am, we’re hosting a very special visit from everyone’s favorite bookish duo – Elephant & Piggie.  Elephant & Piggie will be available to greet [...]

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Come Volunteer with Us!

Summer Reading is coming up fast, and the Youth Services department is looking for teen volunteers to help make Summer Reading 2018, Libraries Rock!, the best yet!  We’re really excited about the programs and events we have planned, and we need some great teens to help us carry them out. Teens will be able to [...]

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Kids’ Spring Reading Club

To celebrate Reading Month in March, our Kids’ Spring Reading Club began on March 1!  Kids from preschool to 8th grade can stop by the library anytime during March to pick up their Book Bingo sheet and start reading.  Turning in the completed Bingo sheet will earn the child a book to keep and an entry [...]

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Explore a Winter Craft Wonderland!

Spend Saturday afternoon at the library! On Saturday, December 9 at 2pm, we’ll be hosting a Craft Wonderland for kids to come & make wintry creations for gift-giving and decoration.  They’ll make ornaments, cards, decorations and more!