For Kids

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Storytime on the Lawn – Wednesdays at 10:30am – for infants to 4 year-olds – Join Miss Kate for socially-distanced storytime on the library’s front lawn. Bring your own masks and blankets.

Trivia with Miss Kate – Tuesday, May 11 from 4pm to 4:30pm – for kids grades 4 to 8 – Are you smarter than a librarian? Put your trivia skills on display in this fun afternoon game on Zoom, and using Kahoot! 

First & Second Grade Book Club – Wednesday, May 5 from 4pm to 4:45pm – Join Miss Kate for some beginning to read fun with a new book club on Zoom for early readers! To register your child, email kate.gorman@demarest.bccls.org

Third & Fourth Grade Book Club – Wednesday, May 12 from 4pm to 4:45pm – Join Miss Kate for a fun book discussion on Zoom! To register your child, email kate.gorman@demarest.bccls.org

Fifth & Sixth Grade Book Club – Wednesday, May 19 from 4pm to 4:45pm – Older kids can talk books with Miss Kate on Zoom! To register your child, email kate.gorman@demarest.bccls.org


MONDAYS: Digital storytime! Miss Kate reads two books and sings a song.
EVERY OTHER TUESDAY: Arts & Crafts or Wacky Science! Get step-by-step instructions on crafts to make and experiments to try from home. (Sign up for Miss Kate’s Updates to learn how to register for a kit to complete the monthly arts and crafts project that you can pick up at the library!)
THURSDAYS: Check out Miss Kate’s reading lists for great picks for kids, teens, and adults!
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.