For information assistance, please contact the Children’s Desk at (626) 307-1358.
2021 Summer Reading Challenge
June 8- July 31
Children ages 0-12 can register for the Children's Summer Reading Challenge. Keep track of the hours you read or listen to books over the summer, and complete activities to earn badges and rewards! To register, click here.
Summer Craft Kits
Each Tuesday in June and July families may pick up a craft kit to take and make at home. Kits will be available outside the Library on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.
|June 8- Paper Plate Rainbow (PDF)||June 15- Egg Carton Turtle (PDF)|
|June 22- Paper Bird (PDF)||June 29- Watercolor Windsock (PDF)|
|July 6- Straw Rocket (PDF)||July 13- Paper Butterfly (PDF)|
|July 20- Tissue Paper Jellyfish (PDF)||July 27- Crinkle Crown (PDF)|
Rec & Read
Thursdays June 10- July 29 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Join Children’s Services staff and City of Monterey Park Recreation staff for activities and stories at City parks every Thursday during the summer! No registration is required. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Storytimes will begin at 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
|June 10- Barnes||June 17- Sierra Vista|
|June 24- Highlands||July 1- Bella Vista|
|July 8- George Elder||July 15- Sequoia|
|July 22- Garvey Ranch||July 29- Barnes|
Music & Movement
Friday, July 9, 2:00 pm on Zoom
Join Children’s Services staff for music, movement and dancing on Zoom! This program is intended for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers, but children of all ages are welcome. Please note that this program will not be recorded. To register, click here.
Music & Movement Kits are available for pickup at the library. Each kit contains one scarf, one shaker egg and one bean bag. Kits are available while supplies last. To request a kit, please call the Children's Desk.
Friday, June 18, 2:00 pm on Zoom
Join Miss Ana for an all ages Mandarin Storytime on Zoom! Hear stories, sing songs and learn rhymes in Mandarin. To register, click here.
Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. on Zoom
Participants only need to register one time. The same meeting information will be used each week.
Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m.
Join Children's staff for Virtual Storytimes on YouTube!