Programs for Kids

The Children’s Department at Lee Memorial Library serves our patrons from birth through 8th grade. For grades 9-12, visit our Young Adult Department.

Children and Family Programs

 

Magical Melodies TV

 

Magical Melodies – High energy music for young children! Mr. Chris is known for his high energy performances that get everyone dancing, kids and adults alike! Whether jamming on guitar, leading a parade with the trombone, or just being silly, Mr. Chris always gets the party started and keeps it rocking!

Registration required. Register online: https://forms.gle/GNHYtKSJ99H5k5dM6

 

School Year Programs

Birth through Kindergarten:


Baby Time – This is a song and story time, just for babies 18 months and younger. We’ll have fun songs and rhymes, a story, and a period of free play. Baby Time meets Mondays at 10:30AM for approximately 30 minutes. No registration required.


Toddler Time – 
Recommended for ages 18 months to 3 years, this story time includes songs, stories, and a craft based around a weekly theme, as well as a period of free play. All children must attend with a parent or caregiver. Classes meet on Tuesdays at 10:30AM, and run for 45 minutes. No registration required.

Zumba Kids

Every first Thursday of the month, September through June at 10:30 AM.

Join Zumba instructor Mary-Lee Costello for a fun, high energy music, book, and dance program just for the little ones.

Ages 5 and under. Registration not required.

Elementary School Programs (K- 4):

04 - Junior Art Club

Junior Art Club

Art club for our younger artists.

Explore a variety of art styles and projects every second Monday at 3:30pm.

Materials will be provided.

Grades 1-4, registration is required. Register online: https://forms.gle/mt2zJ55ppfGZXgtq8

Middle School Programs (5-8 grade):

05 - Middle School Art Club

Middle School Art Club

Join us on the first Monday of the month for Art Club.
Explore different styles of art with Ms. Emily, from doodling to painting to pointillism, we will try it all!
Grades 5 and up. Supplies will be provided.

Register here: http://bit.ly/2VmoNmw

September Graphic Novel Club
Graphic Novel Book Club

Every last Wednesday of the month at 3:30pm, join us for the Middle School Graphic Novel Book Club. We will talk about the book, do some activities, and have some snacks!
Books available at the library.

All Ages Programs:

06 - Board Game Brigade

Board Game Brigade – Every Wednesday in September after school we’ll bring out our board games, anything from chess to Settlers of Catan. Drop by the children’s room to learn a new game or play an old favorite. Registration is not required.

Copy of March CrafternoonsCrafternoons – On select Thursdays at 3:30PM, Crafternoons are open to children of all ages, though younger children should attend with an adult. At each session, Ms. Emily will lead the group through a fun craft that participants can then take home with them. These crafts can get messy, so be prepared. No registration required, see our calendar for further details.

7 Jan Lego Build

Lego Club – Stop by the library every Friday, when we’ll have our Legos out. Challenge yourself or your friends to see what you can create. If you dream it, you can build it! Children under the age of 5 should attend with an adult.

 

Upcoming Programs:

Book Buddies (1)

Teens in grades 6-12 can earn volunteer hours by reading books with children! To volunteer, email kids@allendale.bccls.org or call 201-327-4338.

06 - Homework Help

 Summer Programs

Please visit our calendar for an updated list of children’s programs in the upcoming season.

Questions or comments? Contact the Youth Services Librarian at kids@allendale.bccls.org.