Even though the entire second floor is under construction and the main entrance is undergoing a makeover, the Maple Heights Library is in full bloom with programs for children and youth.
Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Caregivers and their little ones 19-35 months are invited to share a program of books, rhymes, songs and fingerplays on Thursdays, March 6 through April 24. Drop in!
Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Think you know all about the internet? We may be able to surprise you. In Tech Time we’ll explore websites for fun and websites to help with school reports. There will be something for everyone.
Teen Poetry Night!
Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Calling all teen poets! National Poetry Month is celebrated each year in April. Come rock your favorite or a self-written poem to share, or feel free to come along and listen.
Poetry Night Guidelines: Please keep speaking time to five minutes and All shared works should be family-friendly
Friday Fun Day
Date: Friday, April 4, 2014 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Preschoolers, their families and friends, and childcares are welcome to enjoy storytelling, music and puppet shows. Registration requested.
Spring Break Board Game Day
Date: Friday, April 4, 2014 1:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Bored? Join us for Spring Break Board Game day. We’ll provide the games, you bring the players.
Princess Training Academy
Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Join us for a crash course in what it takes to be a true princess with stories, activities and a royal craft. Wear whatever makes you feel like a princess! Bring your camera for pictures at the conclusion of the program. For ages 4-8.
Date: Monday, April 7, 2014 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Get your game on earlier in the week! Join us each Monday afternoon for open play with video games!
Date: Monday, April 7, 2014 6:30 PM
Join us for stories, songs and activities for the whole family.
Date: Monday, April 7, 2014 7:00 – 7:45 PM
Water is all around us, and a necessary part of life. In this workshop, children and families explore the properties of water together – testing how water moves and interacts with different materials. Families also make predictions as they engage in these hands-on science explorations, putting their ideas about water to the test!
Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 10:30 AM
Preschoolers (ages 3-5) and their caregivers can join us for Storytime fun with interactive stories, movement and songs.
Celebration Day: Name Yourself Day
Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM
“Name Yourself Day is your chance to give yourself whatever name you’d like…for a day.” Have fun designing and decorating a name plate with your new name.
Wimpy Robot Challenge
Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Ages 8-11. You’ve already programmed a robot to master its first steps in Robotix 2.0. Now help your robot to avoid the cheese touch, survive the hall of screams, and master other challenges Greg and Rowley encounter in Jeff Kinney’s popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
Parents, please complete a photo release for your student prior to the program at the children’s desk. Space is limited. Registration Required.
Night Night Baby
Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 6:30 PM
Babies and toddlers can end their day in a special way. Join us for a fun interactive program of rhymes, songs, finger plays, and books. Caregivers and their little ones birth – 35 months.