It’s Fall, Y’all: Fall Programs for Kids – Daniel Boone Regional Library

It’s Fall, Y’all: Fall Programs for Kids

Today marks the first official day of fall! Hooray! Time for cozy sweaters, pumpkin patches, cute costumes and family fun. Below is a list of fun fall activities coming up at your local library.

Callaway County Public Library

Autumn Poetry Tea Time. Monday, October 7 › 3-4 p.m.

Enjoy tea, lemonade and cookies while you listen to poetry about the season. Bring a poem to share, find one in our books to read aloud or have staff read your selection. Ages 5 and older. Registration: Not required.

Spooky Circuits. Monday, October 21 › 4-5 p.m.

Learn about circuits while creating creepy light-up bookmarks! Ages 7 and older. Registration: Not required.

Little Ones Costume Party. Monday October 28 › 10-10:45 a.m. or 5:30-6:15 p.m.

Join us for a not-so-scary good time at the library. There will be dancing, games and crafts galore. Feel free to wear a costume, or you can create one here! Ages birth-5 with an adult. Registration: Not required.


Columbia Public Library

Falling for Crafts. Monday, September 30 › 10-11:30 a.m.

Celebrate the cooler weather by making paper decorations for fall. We’ll have patterns for garlands, baskets and decorative boxes.  Ages 5 and older, parents welcome. Call 573-817-7160 to register.

Little Ones Costume Party. Thursday, October 10 › 10-11 a.m. or 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Join us for a not-so-scary good time at the library. There will be dancing, games and crafts galore. Feel free to wear a costume, or you can create one here! Ages birth-5 with an adult. Registration: Not required.

Spooky Circuits. Monday, October 21 › 4-5 p.m. or 6-7 p.m.

Let’s learn about circuits while creating creepy light-up bookmarks! Ages 7-11 with a participating adult. Registration begins Tuesday, October 8. Call 573-817-7160 to register.

Pumpkin Parade. Tuesday, October 29 › 4-6 p.m.

View carved and painted pumpkins created by local artists to celebrate their favorite books. Kids can vote on their favorite, and winning artists will receive a gift card.  Families. Pumpkin voting is for ages 12 and younger. Registration: Not required.


Holts Summit Public Library

Autumn Poetry Tea Time. Wednesday October 16 › 4-5 p.m.

Enjoy tea, lemonade and cookies while you listen to poetry about the season. Bring a poem to share, find one in our books to read aloud or have staff read your selection. Ages 5 and older. Registration: Not required.

Spooky Circuits. Wednesday, October 30 › 4-5 p.m.

Learn about circuits while creating creepy light-up bookmarks! Ages 7 and older. Registration: Not required.


Southern Boone County Public Library

Slime or Gak: Let’s Brew a Batch. Monday, September 23 › 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Both slime and Gak are fun to squish, squeeze, smash, pull, stretch and twist. We’ll brew up homemade versions of shimmering slime and glittering Gak, and then compare the similarities and differences. Ages 6-12. Registration: Not required.

Spooky Circuits. Tuesday, October 22 › 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Learn about circuits while creating creepy light-up bookmarks! Ages 7 and older. Registration: Not required.

Little Ones Costume Party. Monday, October 28 › 11-11:45 a.m.

Join us for a not-so-scary good time at the library. There will be dancing, games and crafts galore. Feel free to wear a costume, or you can create one here! Ages birth-5 with an adult. Registration: Not required.