Programs for Family & Kids
Unleash your three-dimensional creative genius using Lego bricks. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Southern Boone County Public Library. Ages 5 and older.
Bring your little one for some quality parent/child time. Meet other parents and children, explore literacy activity stations and get ideas for what you can do at home to develop learning skills. Because this program is very popular, we ask you to please plan on dropping in for 30 minutes. Birth to age 4.
Come join us for stories, songs and activities. Ages 3-5.
Loaded with books and other materials for kids and parents to check out, Bookmobile, Jr. travels to community centers around Columbia.
We're staging our own mock Newbery awards! Have a voice in selecting our own winner of the 2013 John Newbery Medal. At these fun sessions, you'll discuss Newbery finalists and defend the book you feel is the “Heavy Medalist” of the year. Library staff will facilitate along with Nancy Baumann, a local educator and previous Newbery committee member. The final two of eight sessions will be Dec. 4 and 18. (Attendance at previous sessions is required.)
Unleash your three-dimensional creative genius using Lego bricks, markers and paper. Ages 5 and older.
Let your imagination soar with stories about brave flyers and paper airplane-making. We'll be recognizing Wright Brothers Day (December 17), commemorating their flight in 1903; Amelia Earhart's solo flight across the Pacific on January 11, 1935 and the first female African-American pilot, Bessie Coleman, who was born in January, 1892. Ages 6-12.
Drop by to play board games. We'll have favorites, old and new, but feel free to bring your own games, too. For families with children of all ages.
Laugh it up with your family as we croon our favorite story time songs. Families.
Unleash your three-dimensional creative genius using Lego bricks. Ages 5 and older.