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Children's Programs
Children's Programs

Story Time

Date: Wednesdays

Time: 10:00am

Ages: 12 years and younger

Registration: Free, no registration.

Introduce your child to the richness of literature through stories, songs, crafts and activities. Story time helps instill a lifelong love of reading, and it is informative and engaging for parents as well. Special Story Time on September 21st- Read with a Dog by The Humane Society of Nacogdoches County.


Cuentos en Español (Spanish Story Time)

Fecha(Date): Cada Miercoles (Wednesdays)

Tiempo(Time): 10:45am

Edades (Ages): 12 años o mayor (12 years and younger)

Registro (Registration): Gratis, no es necesario registrarse. (Free, no registration.)

Tendremos cuentos y canciones para sus niños. Este tiempo con su hijo fomentará un amor por la lectura y fomenta el desarrollo del lenguaje. Nunca es demasiado temprano para empezar a leerle a su hijo.

Lego® Club

Dates: Third Saturday of every month

Time: 2:30pm

Ages: 5 - 17 years

Registration: Free, no registration.

The library has thousands of Lego® pieces from which to choose to build whatever you can imagine.  It’s fun for the whole family!

Reading Buddies

Dates/Times: Mondays & Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00pm & Thursdays from 5:30-6:30pm

Ages: Children enrolled in grades 1 through 12

Registration: Free, no registration.

Volunteers and library staff are available to help your child practice their reading aloud skills. Buddies sit with the parent/caregiver and the child to help the child with pronunciation and comprehension.

Coding with Scratch

Dates: January 10, February 7, March 7, April 4 and May 2

Time: 4:30pm

Ages: 9-12 years

Registration: Free. No registration.

Become a coding wiz! The ability to code computer programs is an important part of literacy in today’s society. Learning to code teaches children how to think logically, how design process works and how to troubleshoot problems. This class will teach children the basics of coding using Scratch, a free, open-source coding program from MIT.   



STEAM 4 Kids

STEAM 4 Kids: Explorations in Explosions

Date: March 16

Time: 5:30pm

Ages: 7-11 years

Registration: Free. Please register by March 15.

Volcanos! Canister bombs! Explosions! Do we need to say more? (Don’t worry, parents - we will keep it safe.)

STEAM 4 Kids: Tile Art

Date: March 23

Time: 5:30pm

Ages: 7-11 years

Registration: Free. Please register by March 22.

Create a colorful design on your own ceramic tile to take home and use to decorate your room. Or make a KEEP OUT sign for your door to ward off younger siblings. We will provide all the materials you need.


STEAM 4 Kids: Fairy Tale Mystery Challenge

Date: March 30

Time: 5:30pm

Ages: 7-11 years

Registration: Free. Please register by March 29.

Can you solve the mystery challenge using only the materials provided, and rescue the princess or slay the dragon or outsmart the giant? Come see how you do….


STEAM 4 Kids: Face painting

Date: April 6

Time: 5:30pm

Ages: 7-11 years

Registration: Free. Please register by April 5.

We will provide the face paint and the brushes.  Paint your own face or bring a friend and paint each other’s face.  What will you be? A storm trooper? A unicorn?


STEAM 4 Kids: Easter STEAM

Date: April 13

Time: 5:30pm

Ages: 7-11 years

Registration: Free. Please register by April 12.

Celebrate the Easter holiday with Easter snacks and Easter experiments.  Will someone pull a rabbit from a hat? Can you make Easter Eggs bounce? Come and find out.


STEAM 4 Kids: Garbage Art

Date: April 27

Time: 5:30pm

Ages: 7-11 years

Registration: Free. Please register by April 26.

Celebrate Earth Day by repurposing garbage and giving it new life.  We will provide the (clean) garbage. Make something beautiful, or make a toy to entertain yourself.  You are limited only by your imagination.


STEAM 4 Kids: Star Wars STEAM

Date: May 4

Time: 5:30pm

Ages: 7-11 years

Registration: Free. Please register by May 3.

May the 4th be with you. Yes, we did just say that.  Today we will use science, technology, engineering, art and math to celebrate all things Star Wars.


STEAM 4 Kids: Magnet Party

Date: May 11

Time: 5:30pm

Ages: 7-11 years

Registration:Free. Please register by May 10.

Use a magnet to guide your car through a magnet maze.  See how we use magnets in our everyday lives.  This STEAM will be all about the attractive (and repulsive) power of magnets.




Mercedes Franks
Director
Email
Ph: (936) 559-2970

LIBRARY HOURS:
Mon  9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tues 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wed 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thur  9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Fri    9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sat   9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.