Programs

Storytimes

January 16 – February 22

March 11 – April 18

All children are invited to join us for in-person songs and stories with our children's librarians. Please register on our events calendar here.

Family Storytime (all ages)

Mondays, 6:30 pm

Toddler Time (ages 2 – 4)

Tuesdays, 11 am

Baby Storytime (ages birth -2)

Thursdays, 10 & 11 am

Saturday Storytime (all ages)

January 27, February 24, March 30, 11 am

 

Artists’ Workshop for Teens and Tweens (Ages 11-18)

Monday, January 29, 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Do you feel like you never have enough time to create your art?  Do you need some artistic help or advice, or just a safe place to escape and be creative for a couple of hours? This program was designed with you in mind!  Bring your art supplies and come hang out and work on your art project.

 

Bluey Party

Saturday, February 3, 11 am

Recommended for ages 6 and under

We have everything you need to play just like your favorite Blue Heeler family. Enjoy games and crafts all themed around the TV show Bluey. It will be wackadoo!

 

Stuffy Sleepover

Stuffy Check in: Tuesday, March 5, 6 pm

Pajama storytime: 6:30 pm

Stuffy Pick-up: Wednesday, March 6, 5-8:30 pm

Ages 4 and up

Have you ever wondered what happens in the library at night? Now is your chance to find out! Check in your stuffed animal at 6 pm. Then, join us for Pajama Storytime and a craft with your stuffy. Pajamas are encouraged! The next day, check on our Facebook page to see the sleepover fun, and pick up your stuffy after 5 pm. Limited room, please register here.

 

Little Scientists - I Can Build it (Ages 2-6)

Saturday, April 27, 11 am

Every child is an engineer!  We will be using science and engineering together to build with many different materials. Come explore building – both the animal way, and the human way. Please register here.

 

Clubs

Comic Book Club (Grades 4-6)

6:30 – 7:30 pm

We will read and discuss a variety of comics and make our own. Registration opens for each session on the first of the month.

Comic Book Club meets Tuesdays:

January 16, February 20, March 19, April 16

Registration required.

 

Teen Comic Book Club (Grades 7-12)

Second Monday of the Month

February 12, March 11, April 8, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Do you enjoy reading comic books, graphic novels, and manga? Do you doodle or draw different characters in a notebook or sketchbook?  This might be the club for you.  Come draw, read, and discuss comics with local comic book artist, Kam.

 

Teen AniManga Club (Grades 7-12)

January 23, February 27, March 26, April 23, 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Are you enthusiastic about anime and manga? Come talk about favorite series, watch anime, and more. Registration opens for each session on the first of the month.

 

Teen Library Vibes

Second Wednesday of the month, 2:45-3:45pm Right after school!

Need something to do after school for a bit? Hang out at the library and do an activity with us. Something new to try every month.

January 10 - Candy Vibes: Let’s make candy sushi

February 14 - Valentines Vibes: Make a yarn love monster

March 13 - Competitive Vibes: It’s time for an Uno Tournament

April 10 - Bookish Vibes: TBD

 

Attendance at Library events constitutes consent to be photographed for use in print and/or electronic publicity for the Belleville Area District Library.