Sensory Saturdays

Aug 17
Saturday 9:00 am
Between 9:00 AM-10:00 AM, the East Side Library invites families and children with special needs to borrow materials and enjoy the library’s sensory stations. We will reduce the lighting and have areas set up to encourage activity or provide calming spaces. Our friendly staff will be on hand to answer questions and help you find materials that are perfect for your family!

Kid's Poster Coloring Day

Kids! Stop by the South Side Library's Elementary Area from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for Poster Coloring Day! Use our supplies, select your poster, color it and take it home! For youth ages 3-12. This is an unsupervised, drop-in program. Parent or guardian must be present with children. Craft available while supplies last.

Furry Tales with Shanti

Come to the library and hang out with therapy dog Shanti. Shanti is a licensed therapy dog who is excited to meet some new friends. He will be in the Children's Area from 10:30-11:30 a.m. for kids to come in and read to him, give him a snuggle, or just say hi.

Furry Tales

Kids! Stop by Rosie's Forest at Forest Avenue Library and read a book to a reading therapy dog! Reading to a dog is a great way to build reading/language skills while making a furry friend!

Forest Flicks - Kids: How to Train Your Dragon The Hidden World

Aug 17
Saturday 2:00 pm

When Hiccup and Toothless discover a beautiful light fury, Toothless is besotted and in love. The only problem? Both Toothless and the light fury are being targeted by the legendary dragon hunter Gimmel! Will Hiccup and his crew of dragon-riders save the dragons from Grimmel and stop dragon hunting forever? Come to Forest Avenue Library and find out! Rated PG.

Play, Grow, Learn!

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.

Furry Tales with Norm

Come to the library and hang out with therapy dog Norm. He is a two year-old yellow lab who is excited to meet some new friends. Norm will be in the Children's Area from 10:45-11:45 a.m. for kids to come in and read to him, give him a snuggle, or just say hi.