Join us on the last Friday of each month to read to an Animal Rescue League TheraPet!
Join us for stories, songs, and movement that build literacy and school-readiness skills.
Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and movement that build literacy skills for ages three to six years old.
Put on your boogie shoes and twirl into the Central Library for a toddler and preschool dance party! Dance, do a craft and play with beach balls under the lights of a disco ball.
Join us at the East Side Library for open play and more! Meet families with other young children, check out our awesome picture books, and engage in the five simple steps to success - Read, Write, Sing, Play, and Talk! We will have a variety of toys and more that promote learning for little ones.
Come and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in English and Spanish. Venga y disfrute cuentos, rimas, canciones, y manualidades en inglés y español.
The whole family can come to the library for stories, rhymes and songs. Children's Area
Play, Grow, Learn! is an opportunity for you to use the Imagination Station to explore early literacy tips and books, play with others, and develop early literacy skills using Forest Avenue Library's space and toys. This is an unsupervised, drop-in playtime where parents and caregivers are encouraged to interact with their children. Many items will be available for free exploration and play.
Do you need a calm place to play? Then come to the Forest Avenue Calming Room for a sensory interactive experience! This is an unsupervised, drop-in program for youth. Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old.
Practice your fine motor skills with super safe scissors! This program introduces new activities to young children in a process-based environment. We will make crafts with toddler-appropriate cutting and explore sensory-play.