Children's Room Programs

Children's Room Programs 

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2017 Morley Library Children's Summer Reading Club! For a complete list of winners, click here.

Prizes will be available to pick-up at the Children's Desk through Sept. 30th.

The Children's Room will be on a programming break for the month of August. Registration for fall programs begins on Tuesday, Sept. 5th and registration will open for special programs 2 weeks in advance.

Here are some of our favorite moments from the summer. Thanks for all of the memories!

September Programs:

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!

Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month in September at Morley Library! Any child age 12 and under who signs up for a library card in September (or shows his or her own existing library card to the Children's Staff) can enter a raffle to win a FREE $15 Toys ‘R Us gift card. Kids can also participate in a free library scavenger hunt from Sept. 1st through Sept. 15th.

Library Card Sign-Up Month Scavenger Hunt

Kids 12 and under can participate in a fun, FREE picture Scavenger Hunt in the Children's Room. Find all 10 pictures hidden around the Children's Room and turn in your sheet for a free, small prize from the treasure chest. Limit once per child, please.

Friday, September 1st through Friday, September 15th

Fold - Flip - Fun! Family Origami

Did you know that NASA uses origami to fold up its solar panels sent into space? Origami is great fun and great exercise for your fingers and your mind! Come join us for a program of simple origami, and go home with cute and useful things: a pinwheel, a bookmark, an otter family…and more. We will use beautiful traditional Japanese paper and fold a game piece for a traditional Korean game.

For families with children ages 12 and under, no registration needed.

Saturday, September 9th - Project Room - 11:00 - 11:45 AM

Emoji Party!

For kids in grades K-3rd. It's Emoji time! Celebrate the new Emoji movie with a fun emoji craft, story, and a game.  We will even make an emoji-themed snack together! 

Registration is required and will open 2 weeks before the program on August 28th.

Monday, September 11th - Story Room - 4:15 - 5:00 PM

LEGO Club

Drop by the Story Room between 4:00-5:00 PM for LEGO Club! Build a LEGO creation or test your marble race track skills and have your picture taken for the LEGO Club wall. All ages welcome, parents must stay with children ages 5 and under.

No registration needed.

Tuesday, September 12th - Story Room - 4:00 - 5:00 PM

KIDS CRAFTERNOON!

Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Room Rotunda to make a fun, free foam fall bookmark craft. As supplies last, small children may need help.

No registration needed.

Thursday, September 14th - Children's Room Rotunda - 3:00 - 7:00 PM

Family Mini-Golf at Morley Library

Do you love playing mini-golf? Visit the Morley Library Children's Room between 11:00 AM and 12:00 PM to play an indoor mini-golf course through the stacks! Compete as a family or individually. It will be a "hole" lot of fun!

No registration needed.

Saturday, September 16th - Children's Room - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

KIDS CRAFTERNOON!

Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Room Rotunda to make a fun, free apple necklace craft. As supplies last, small children may need help.

No registration needed.

Thursday, September 28th - Children's Room Rotunda - 3:00 - 7:00 PM

Outback Ray's Amazing Animal Show

Join us for this educational, entertaining show and meet Outback Ray's amazing animals! From Spongebob the Python to Oscar the cockroach and everything in between! Fun for the whole family.

No registration needed.

Saturday, September 30th - Meeting Rooms AB - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

October Programs:

Fall Scavenger Hunt

Kids 12 and under can participate in a fun, FREE picture Scavenger Hunt in the Children's Room. Find all 10 pictures hidden around the Children's Room and turn in your sheet for a free, small prize from the treasure chest. Limit once per child, please.

Sunday, October 1st through Sunday, October 15th

Paws 2 Read

Bark all about it, Paws 2 Read is back! Paws 2 Read is a program that encourages readers of all abilities to relax and read in a comforting environment with a friendly, certified therapy dog for 15 minutes.

Registration is required and opens two weeks before the program on Sept. 23rd.
To register, please call the Children's Room at 440-352-3383 to choose a dog and a time slot for your child.

Saturday, October 7th - Children's Room - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

KIDS CRAFTERNOON

Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Room Rotunda to make a fun, free fall silly face leaf ornament. As supplies last, small children may need help.

No registration needed.

Thursday, October 12th - Children's Room Rotunda - 3:00 - 7:00 PM

The Construction Zone

Drop by the Story Room between 4:00-5:00 PM for The Construction Zone! Build a LEGO creation or test your marble race track skills and have your picture taken for the new Construction Club wall. All ages welcome, parents must stay with children ages 5 and under.

No registration needed.

Tuesday, October 17th - Story Room - 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Spooky Creations

For kids grades K-3rd. Are you ready for some spooky fun? Create spooky food treats, make a creepy craft, and listen to a terrifying tale!

Registration is necessary and begins 2 weeks before the program on October 5th.

Thursday, October 19th - Project Room - 4:15 - 5:00 PM

The Magic of Michael Mage

Known as a comedian stuck in a magician’s shoes, national award-winning magician Michael Mage incorporates comedy and endless audience participation into this hilarious show. Join us for a family friendly presentation as the audience becomes the highlight of this comedy magic spectacle.

No registration needed, all ages welcome.

Saturday, October 21st - Meeting Rooms AB - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

KIDS CRAFTERNOON

Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Room Rotunda to make a free Sugar Skull Mosaic craft to celebrate Día De Los Muertos/Day of the Dead. As supplies last, small children may need help.

No registration needed.

Thursday, October 26th - Children's Room Rotunda - 3:00 - 7:00 PM

Halloween Happenings!

Join us for Halloween Happenings at Morley Library! Kids ages 12 and under can trick-or-treat at 4 stops around the Library, make 3 different crafts on the Children's Floor, and participate in a fun scavenger hunt for a free, small prize.

No registration needed, drop in any time from 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM. Costumes encouraged but not required. Happy Halloween!

Friday, October 27th - Children's Room - 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Kids Halloween Party!

For kids grades K-3rd. Join us for a Halloween party at Morley Library! Show off your Halloween costume as we read spooky stories, make a creepy craft, play scary fun games, and enjoy a shockingly yummy snack! Come if you dare!

Registration is required. Registration begins 2 weeks prior to the program on Oct. 14th. (Costumes encouraged but not required). Please register your child(ren)'s name.

Saturday, October 28th - Story Room - 11:00 - 11:45 AM

November Programs:

Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt

Kids ages 12 and under can participate in a fun, FREE picture Scavenger Hunt in the Children's Room. Find all 10 pictures hidden around the Children's Room and turn in your sheet for a free, small prize from the treasure chest. Limit once per child, please.
 

Football Frenzy!

For kids grades K-3rd. Hut, hut, hike! Are you ready for some football? You've been drafted to kick off some fun making a football craft, going for the goal in a game with friends, and tackling a touchdown tale.

Registration is required and begins 2 weeks before the program on October 26th. 

Thursday, November 9th - Story Room - 4:15 - 5:00 PM

KIDS CRAFTERNOON

Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Room Rotunda to make a free turkey coaster craft for Thanksgiving. As supplies last, small children may need help.

No registration needed.

Thursday, November 9th - Children's Room Rotunda - 3:00 - 7:00 PM

The Construction Zone

Drop by the Story Room between 4:00-5:00 PM for The Construction Zone! Build a LEGO creation or test your marble race track skills and have your picture taken for the new Construction Club wall. All ages welcome, parents must stay with children ages 5 and under.

No registration needed.

Tuesday, November 14th - Story Room - 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Thanksgiving Storytime

Join us for a special drop-in Thanksgiving storytime! Enjoy Thanksgiving stories, songs, and a flannelboard. For families with children ages 5 and under.

No registration needed.

Monday, November 20th - Story Room - 6:30 - 7:00 PM

KIDS CRAFTERNOON

Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Room Rotunda to make a free craft roll fall character. As supplies last, small children may need help.

No registration needed.

Thursday, November 30th - Children's Room Rotunda - 4:00 - 5:00 PM

December Programs:

Holiday Scavenger Hunt

Kids ages 12 and under can participate in a fun, FREE picture Scavenger Hunt in the Children's Room. Find all 10 pictures hidden around the Children's Room and turn in your sheet for a free, small prize from the treasure chest. Limit once per child, please.
 

The Polar Express

All aboard the Polar Express! For children ages 3-8 and their parents. Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with the classic children's movie, The Polar Express. Kids will be decorating cardboard box train cars and watching the movie "drive-in" style, then taking the cars home after the movie. Light snacks will be served.

Registration is necessary as space is limited.Registration opens 2 weeks before the program on Nov. 18th. Please register your child(s) name. Parents must stay with children.

Saturday, December 2nd - Meeting Rooms AB - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Monkeying Around

For kids grades K-3rd. Did you know that December 14th is National Monkey Day? Help us celebrate early and learn all about monkeys! Make a fun monkey craft and play a game with friends.

Registration is required and begins 2 weeks before the program on November 22nd.

Wednesday, December 6th - Story Room - 4:15 - 5:00 PM

KIDS CRAFTERNOON

Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Room Rotunda to make a free hot chocolate charm necklace. As supplies last, small children may need help.

No registration needed.

Thursday, December 7th - Children's Room Rotunda - 3:00 - 7:00 PM

Decorate a Candy Tree

For families with children ages 12 and under. Drop in between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM to decorate your own frosting and candy tree and take it home with you!

All supplies provided, no registration needed. We'll use green frosting to cover sugar ice cream cones and then add assorted candies. Cover-up recommended as this could get messy! Limit one tree per child, please.

Saturday, December 9th - Meeting Rooms AB - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Holiday Storytime

Join us for a special drop-in holiday storytime! Enjoy holiday stories, songs, and a flannelboard. For families with children ages 5 and under.

No registration needed.

Tuesday, December 12th - Story Room - 6:30 - 7:00 PM

Holiday Happenings

For families with children ages 12 and under. Join us for a morning of holiday fun! Listen to a story, make a fun holiday craft, play reindeer games, and enjoy a holiday-themed treat!

No registration needed.

Saturday, December 16th - Story Room - 11:00 - 11:45 AM

The Construction Zone

Drop by the Story Room between 4:00-5:00 PM for The Construction Zone! Build a LEGO creation or test your marble race track skills and have your picture taken for the new Construction Club wall. All ages welcome, parents must stay with children ages 5 and under.

No registration needed.

Tuesday, December 19th - Story Room - 4:00 - 5:00 PM

KIDS CRAFTERNOON

Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Room Rotunda to make a free holly necklace. As supplies last, small children may need help.

No registration needed.

Thursday, December 21st - Children's Room Rotunda - 3:00 - 7:00 PM

Board Game Bonanza

Unplug and have fun at our Board Game Bonanza! For families with children ages 12 and under. Drop by the Story Room to play some classic board games and beat winter break boredom. We will have a variety of games for children of different ages.

No registration needed.

Wednesday, December 27th - Story Room - 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Family Afternoon Matinee

Join us for an afternoon family matinee in our Story Room! We'll be showing Disney's Short Films Collection, so stay for one or stay for all, whatever fits your schedule.

No registration needed. Snacks and covered beverages are allowed. Parents must stay with children ages 8 and under.

Thursday, December 28th - Story Room - 1:00 - 3:00 PM

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