Children's Programs

Preschool Story Time Tuesdays

Each Tuesday
10:30 - 11:00 am
MRRL Storyhour Room

30 minutes of picture book reading for ages 3-5.

Family Story Time Wednesdays

Each Wednesday
10:30-11:30 am
MRRL Art Gallery

An hour of stories and activities for children and their families.

Rhyme Time

10:30-11:00 am
MRRL Storyhour room

Friday, January 2
Friday, January 16

A special time for babies and their caregivers. Music, movement and socialization. Babies and toddlers 2 and under. No reservations needed. 

Tail Waggin' Tutors

Bring your favorite book to read to one of the trained therapy dogs. All ages. No reservations needed.

Tuesday, January 6: 7:00pm-8:00pm
Thursday, January 8: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Tuesday, January 20: 7:00pm-8:00pm

Family Movie Nights

6:00-8:00 pm
Family event. Bring a folding chair, sleeping bag, blanket or pillow and join the fun. Light snacks and drinks provided.
Note: This is an after-hours event. The front library doors will close at 6:15.

Friday, January 16: Dolphin Tale 2 (PG) 

Friday, February 20: Mr. Peabody & Sherman (PG)

Bookworms Book Club

A book discussion for 3rd-5th grade students. Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month in the Storyhour Room at 7:00 pm. Sign up at the Children's desk or contact Angie Bayne at 634-6064 x. 253 or

January 15: Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
February 19: How to Catch a Bogle by Catherine Jinks
March 19: The Giver by Lois Lowry
April 16: The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann

You can find more information on the Bookworms page.

LEGO Block Party nights

Ages 5-12. Limited to the first 45 participants on the evening of the event. A sign-in sheet will be available 30-minutes before start time.
For more information, contact Eric Lyon, 634-6064, ext 229.

Free-building LEGO fun at the library with standard bricks, mini-figures, and specialty pieces.

6:30-8:00 pm in the MRRL Art Gallery

Monday, January 5
Monday, February 2

Family Pajama Party

Friday, January 23
MRRL Art Gallery

All ages.  No reservations needed.

Wear your pajamas to the library for a sleepover-style family games!   Light snacks and drinks will be provided.

NOTE:  This is an after-hours event.  The front doors will close at 6:30.   Between 6:00 and 6:30, we will be showing short films.



Wednesday, January 28
10:30am-11:00am (0-3 years)
11:15am-12:00pm (3-6 years)
MRRL Art Gallery
All ages. No reservations needed.

 Music and movement for children and their caregivers

Valentine Craft Night

Tuesday, February 10
MRRL Art Gallery
All ages. No reservations needed.

Show your love with custom Valentine cards and cute crafts.  Multiple craft and card styles will be available to make.


Mini-Golf Night

Saturday, February 21
MRRL Art Gallery

18 hole miniature golf course! Brought to you by and benefiting the MRRL Foundation.


Snap Circuits Science

Monday, February 23
MRRL Art Gallery

Ages 8-12. Registration required and limited to 20 students. Contact Eric Lyon, 634-6064, ext 229.

Create an electronic alarm, power a helicopter blade, or design other simple electronics using Snap Circuits kits.
300 different projects are possible!


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Children's Programs