June for Kids

The library may be closed, but Miss Kate is still here!

Check out our Facebook and Instagram for regular updates! And if you haven’t already, now is a great time to sign up for Miss Kate’s Updates to get a heads-up on what’s happening in the (virtual) children’s room!


SUMMER READING HAS BEGUN! – Make an account on the READSquared app or website, log what you read, and participate in special activities to earn raffle tickets! We will have a drawing at the end of the summer.

Virtual Homerun Project – Tuesday, June 2, 4pm to 4:45pm – ages 7 to 14 – Do you miss playing games with friends? How about watching baseball as a family? Join Coach Stan Friedmann and Miss Kate for a fun hour of true baseball stories, interactive games, and camaraderie! Bring your family, your stories, and your LOVE OF THE GAME!

This event will be hosted via Zoom. You will need to download Zoom software to your computer or the app to your mobile device, links to all of which can be found here. Please register so we can send you instructions to join.

The Imagination Express with Magician Steve Woyce – Monday, June 15, 4pm to 5pm – ages 4 to 10 – This interactive and engaging program combines Theatre, Storytelling, Comedy, Audience Participation, and Magic to spark curiosity and gets the entire audience involved in helping make the magic happen. As the audience helps discover the impossible, children will begin to realize the powers that a book can hold and how reading can unlock doors to an imaginative magical world.

This event will be hosted via Zoom. You will need to download Zoom software to your computer or the app to your mobile device, links to all of which can be found here. Please register so we can send you instructions to join.


MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS: Digital storytime! Miss Kate reads two books and sings a song.
TUESDAYS: Arts & Crafts or Wacky Science! Get step-by-step instructions on crafts to make and experiments to try from home.
THURSDAYS: Check out “Miss Kate Recommends” for Miss Kate’s favorite picture books, chapter books, young adult books, and more – all available free with your library card online.
FRIDAYS: Miss Kate’s Book Talks give you a closer look at a novel for older kids or teens, including a reading from the book and the reasons Miss Kate loves it.


During this difficult time, we encourage you to: