Children's Programs

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

2022 Summer Reading Program

June 7- July 30
Children ages 0-12 can participate in the Children's Summer Reading Program. Throughout the summer kids keep track of the books they read or listen to and receive prizes for the time that they read. This program also features weekly activities for the whole family including storytimes, crafts and magicians. All programs and activities are completely free of charge. To register, visit Beanstack or download the Beanstack app.

Bubblemania Bubble Show

Wednesday, June 29, 3 p.m. at the Langley Senior Center
Join us for a show on the science of bubbles with shimmering waves of soap films, rainbow bubbles, big bubbles, small bubbles, square bubbles, triangle bubbles, bubbles within bubbles, bubbles bouncing on bubbles... and the grand finale where boys and girls get the chance to be inside of a giant bubble! This performance is made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Monterey Park Library.


Thursdays at 3 p.m. in the Friends Room
Beat the heat with an afternoon craft! All materials will be provided.

June 30- Yarn Wrapped Flowers
July 7- Paper Bag Kites
July 14- Pinecone Animals
July 21- Beaded Wind Chime
July 28- Pet Rocks

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 Storytime 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.