Programs & Special Events
The kids library offers a wide variety of literary programs, clubs, and special events.
Listed below are all of our events for October 2020.
Or feel free to look at our calendar for library-wide events.
OUTDOOR STORY TIME
Ages 0-5: Join us at the library for our third Outdoor Story Time! We will read stories, do fun fingerplays, sing songs, play letter-recognition games, and more. Join us for a fun time and develop literacy and language while social distancing. Program is geared for kids ages 0-5, but older siblings are welcome. Caregivers must stay for the entire program. Please register.
Monday, October 12: 10:30am-11:00am
PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTEST
Do you have a favorite book character? Turn them into a pumpkin and enter them into our contest!! Bring your decorated pumpkin to the library during "Grab & Go" hours between October 13th & 17th then vote for your favorite pumpkin character during "Grab & Go" hours between October 18th and 31st. The possibilities for fun are endless!
Drop off: October 13-17 (during library hours)
Voting: October 18-31 (during library hours)
Please decorate your pumpkin without carving it. Submissions are limited to SGPL cardholders only. Voting is open to all. Contact the Youth Department with questions.
KIDS VIRTUAL BOOK CLUB: "MY LIFE AS A BOOK" BY JANET TASHJIAN
Grades 3-6: Join us for a Kids Book Discussion from the comfort of your home! Pull up a chair and log in to a video meeting. We’ll be discussing "My Life As A Book" by Janet Tashjian. Please register.
Pick up a hard copy of the book or audiobook at the youth reference desk during library Grab & Go Hours or download an audiobook on the Hoopla app, available via sgpl.org/e-books.
When you register, you will receive an email with information on how to join the online meeting. You will need a smartphone or a computer with microphone/video to join in.
Tuesday, October 21: 4:30pm-5:15pm
SPOOKY STORY STROLL
All ages: Stretch your legs and read giant pages of a spooky children’s book on a local nature path! Start at the library before walking your way through a spooky children’s book. Bring your flashlight! Story Stroll is drop-in. No registration necessary.
October 29: 4:00-6:00pm