Children’s Department Activities – February, 2018

West Lafayette Public Library

Children’s Department News – February 2018

Preschool story times: Tuesday & Friday: 10:30 a.m.; Thursdays: 4:00 p.m.

Story times are for children ages 2 and older and their families or caregivers.

Lap Sit: Mondays: 10:30 & 11:15 a.m. This program is for babies, toddlers, and their parents or caregivers. Make new friends while listening to simple stories and learning finger plays and songs.

*****Please check the Library’s website for closings during inclement weather.*****

Special Programs for Children & their Families or Caregivers

Lego Builders Club

Saturday, February 10th

NEW TIME: 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Walnut & Elm Rooms

Children in preschool through grade 6 will have the opportunity to build with the Library’s collection of Lego blocks. Children who are 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. No fee or registration. Come and build and make new friends! Structures will be on display for three weeks in cases near the Children’s Area and the elevator.

Reading to the Dogs!

Saturday, February 17th

2 – 3 p.m.

Walnut & Elm Rooms

Registration required by Friday, February 16.

Therapy dogs and their partners from Therapy Dogs International will be at the Library to listen to children read to them. Children may bring books from home or choose some at the Library. This program is for children ages 4 and older.

Please note: Visitors, other than the parents and siblings of children who are reading to the dogs, are welcome to greet the dogs and talk to therapy dog team members only at 3 p.m., so that the readers are not disturbed.

Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration

Saturday, February 24th

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (“Drop-in” for as long as you like.)

Walnut & Elm Rooms

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday @ the Library. The event is for children of all ages who enjoy Dr. Seuss’s many stories. There will be a story corner, crafts, and a snack. Children who are 8 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Free. No registration.