This after school program is for students in grades K-2. Kids will hear a story, play a game, make a craft, and have a snack.
Tales and Treats meets at 4:00 pm on the following Tuesdays:
Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each program. Registration closes at 9:00 pm on Monday of each week.
Kids in grades 5 and under may sign up to show off their collections in the display cases of the DuBois Children’s Reading Room for one month time periods. Registration is required and spaces are limited. Kids Collections will be displayed during the months of September through December, and there are four cases available per month. Call the desk in the DuBois Children’s Reading Room for more information or to sign up for a display case.
School’s Out Movies
Families are invited to spend the afternoon watching a movie at 3:00 pm in the Meeting Room on the following days Kent City Schools are not in session. Registration is not required. The Meeting Room will open 15 minutes before the movie begins.
Special Saturday Programs
Haunted Gingerbread Houses
Saturday, October 25 at 11:00 am and 12:00 pm
Families are invited to assemble and decorate a Haunted Gingerbread House together. A donation of one bag of candy would be appreciated. There is a limit of one house per family.
For families with children in grades 5 and under.
Registration is required and begins one week in advance. Space is limited to 15 families per session.
Saturday, November 8, 3:00 pm
Piano students ages 17 and under may sign up to play in the library’s open piano concert. All skill levels are encouraged to perform and everyone is welcome to attend the concert. We ask that each student play no more than two pieces.
Registration is required and space is limited. Registration will begin Saturday, October 25.
Saturday, November 22, 11:00 am
Kids of all ages can come to the library to watch the Bubble Lady and her wonderful world of bubbles.
No registration is required. Stop by the desk in the DuBois Children’s Reading Room 30 minutes before the show to pick up boarding passes. Space is limited.
Early Literacy Center
Sponsored by the Kent Rotary, the story time room is transformed in the middle of the week once story times have concluded to provide early learning experiences, socialization and imaginative play for young children through a rotating collection of educational toys. Hours are as follows:
Wednesdays 2:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thursdays 9:00 am – 8:30 pm
Fridays 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Saturdays 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sundays 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Early Literacy Center is for children ages 5 and under with an adult. Please sign in at the desk in the DuBois Children’s Reading Room upon arrival.