Children's Programs

For information assistance, please contact the Children’s Desk at (626) 307-1358.

Science Saturday

Saturday, October 8, 3 p.m. in the Friends Room
Experiment, build and learn in this monthly STEM program for children ages 8-12. Children will learn about the properties of matter by creating glow in the dark slime! All materials will be provided on a first come, first served basis while supplies last. No registration is required.

Crafternoon

Thursday, October 13, 3 p.m. in the Friends Room
Get creative with the Library! Kids ages 5 – 12 will create a clothespin pom pom monster. All materials will be provided. No registration is required.

Music & Movement

Friday, October 14, 1 p.m. in the Friends Room
Join Children’s Services staff for music, movement and dancing! This monthly program is for children of all ages and their caregivers.

Mandarin Storytime

Saturday, October 15, 4 p.m. in the Storytime Room
Join Miss Ana for an all-ages Mandarin storytime! Hear stories, sing songs and learn rhymes in Mandarin.

Homework Help

Saturdays from 2-4 p.m. in the Children's Department
The library offers free homework assistance to elementary school children during the academic year. Students may bring in assignments and receive help from high school volunteers. No registration is required but parents must remain with their children – this is not a drop off program.

Family Storytime

Tuesdays & Saturdays at 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. in the Storytime Room
Family Storytime is for all ages. Featured stories vary in length, some encourage active listening while others invite participation. Caregivers must attend and are expected to participate and model good listening skills for their children.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Thursdays at 10 a.m. in the Friends Room
Designed for parents and caregivers to attend with their children, Baby Storytime includes short books, music, and nursery rhymes. These programs last about 20-25 minutes. Each baby must be accompanied by a caregiver. Baby Storytime is for children under three years of age.