Children's Room Programs

Children's Room Programs

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Children's Winter Reading Club!

The Children's Winter Reading Club is generously sponsored by the Painesville Rotary Club.

Winners will be contacted by phone. Prizes can be picked up at the Children's Desk through the end of March.

Winner Prize
Anderson, Emma Microscope Kit
Anderson, Katelyn Kindle Fire 7 Tablet
Cooper, Josie $25 Playstation Store Gift Card
Covert, Carter $25 Target Gift Card
Davis, Noah $25 XBOX Gift Card
Dunlap, Brayden Hedgehog Headphones
Farrar, Lindsay PJ Masks Puzzle Set
Gray, Isaac Slime Shot Set
Harbert, Talia $25 Target Gift Card
Kaprivnak, Grayson Snack Hat Game
Koubek, Payton Remote Control Pup
Lamb, Gwynnie $25 Barnes & Noble Gift Card
Lauer, Brooke Olaf's Snack Time Surprise
Leon, Samuel Dr. Seuss MEGA BLOX Set
Martinez, Cassie Smooshmallow Kitty
Masar, Emily Monster High MEGA BLOX Set
McCroskey, Trinity Magic Set
McMullan, Lincoln Roblox Hang Glider figure
Morse, Henry Ukelele
Peltz, Ethan Kindle Fire 7 Tablet
Peredo, Danna Fantastic Gymnastics Game
Quirke, Carla Kindle Fire 7 Tablet
Robinson, Annie 25-piece Eraser Set
Rossi, Bryce Blue Hovercopter
Saywell, Brayden Science Kit
Sekki, Ysabella Pandacorn Stuffie
Severa, Kat Orbeez Squish Ball
Torres, Fabrizio Brixels Brick Mosaic Set
Wolvin, Mathias Gladiators Hex Bug

February Programs:

KIDS CRAFTERNOON!

Thursday, February 21st - Story Room - 3:00 - 7:00 PM

Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Story Room to make a fun, free color-your-own winter tote bag. As supplies last, small children may need help. No registration needed.

Paws 2 Read

Saturday, February 23rd - Story Room - 2:00 - 3:00 PM

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 necessary and opens DAY OF (February 23) AT 9:00 AM. To register, please call the Children's Room at 440-352-3383. 

The Construction Zone!

Tuesday, February 26th - The Story Room - 4:00 - 5:30 PM

Drop by the Story Room between 4:00-5:30 PM for The Construction Zone! Build a LEGO creation, test your marble race track skills, or play with fun magnetic toys. All ages welcome, parents must stay with children 5 and under. No registration needed.

March Programs:

Kids Scavenger Hunt

Friday, March 1st through Friday, March 15th

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

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Saturday, March 2nd - The Story Room - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Help us celebrate the birthday of the late, great Dr. Seuss! Enjoy a 30-minute storytime from 11 - 11:30 am. Participate in a fun, free scavenger hunt to win a small prize, make a Seuss-tastic craft, play a candy guessing game, and enjoy a free mini-cupcake! No registration needed. This celebration is for families with children ages 12 and under.

KIDS CRAFTERNOON!

Thursday, March 7th - The Story Room - 3:00 - 7:00 PM

Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Story Room to make a fun, free DIY foam bookmark craft. As supplies last, small children may need help. No registration needed.

Just Sparkle! (A Unicorn Party)

Saturday, March 9th - The Story Room - 11:00 - 11:45 AM

Come and have a magical time crafting and playing games that involve these beautiful creatures! We will make unicorn headbands, have a delicious treat, and play a fun game.  Add some sparkle to your day by coming to this mystical program! This program is for children in grades K-3.

Registration is required and will begin on February 23rd.  

Homeschool Passport: Around the World at Morley Library ~ Inquiring About Ireland

Tuesday, March 12th - Story Room - 11:00 - 11:45 AM

Calling all homeschoolers ages 6-9! Join us for an adventure through a different country each month. We will learn about the country’s culture, traditions, and foods. Each child will receive their own passport, which will be stamped upon entering each country!

Registration for each class is required and will begin two weeks prior to each class. Registration for March 12th begins on February 26th.

St. Patrick's Day Craft & Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, March 16th - The Story Room - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the library! Families can drop by any time between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM to make a fun St. Patrick's Day craft and do a scavenger hunt. Kids who participate in the scavenger hunt get to pick a free small prize from the treasure chest. No registration needed.

KIDS CRAFTERNOON!

Thursday, March 21st - The Story Room - 3:00 - 7:00 PM

Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Story Room to make a fun, free color-your-own sports call key chain craft. As supplies last, small children may need help. No registration needed.

Holi - Festival of Colors

Saturday, March 23rd - The Project Room - 11:00 - 11:45 AM

Come celebrate the Hindu Festival of Colors, Holi, at Morley Library! We will enjoy all the colors of love, family and friendship through crafts, music and activities. This program is for families with children 12 and younger. No registration needed.

Junior Jeopardy!

Saturday, March 30th - The Story Room - 11:00 - 11:45 AM

Did you know that the very first episode of Jeopardy aired 55 years ago today? In honor of this classic TV game show's 55th birthday we are turning our story time room into a Jeopardy Show! All of the categories will be designed for children 12 and under with one special category geared towards the parents and guardians in the room. Unfortunately we can't give money to our Junior Jeopardy winner but there will be prizes! No registration needed.

April Programs:

Kids Scavenger Hunt

Monday, April 1st through Monday, April 15th

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

KIDS CRAFTERNOON!

Thursday, April 4th - The Story Room - 3:00 - 7:00 PM

Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Story Room to make a fun, free Swing Into Spring craft. As supplies last, small children may need help. No registration needed.

Holden Arboretum Tree Tale Tellers

Saturday, April 6th - The Story Room - 11:00 - 11:30 AM

Join us for a special storytime with Holden Arboretum's Tree Tale Tellers to celebrate Arbor Day! Help us honor our friends, the trees, with special stories, songs, and rhymes. No registration needed.

Pikachu Party!

Saturday, April 6th - The Story Room - 2:00 - 2:45 PM

Let’s celebrate the upcoming release of the new Detective Pikachu movie next month! We will make a craft that will transform you into a Pikachu! We will also play a fun game and activities that will let you show off your electrical energy! This program is for children in grades K-3. 

Registration is required and will begin 2 weeks before the program on March 23rd. 

National Library Workers Day

Saturday, April 13th - The Story Room - 11:00 - 11:45 AM

Do your part for National Library week and come in and read to a librarian! We get tired too and want a fun storytime!  Pick out a book to read and adopt a librarian for 15 minutes. Then enjoy several activities including crafts and a scavenger hunt to see what our stuffed friends are reading around the library.  This is a family event and does not require registration.

Homeschool Passport: Around the World at Morley Library ~ Fabulous France!

Tuesday, April 16th - Story Room - 11:00 - 11:45 AM

Calling all homeschoolers ages 6-9! Join us for an adventure through a different country each month. We will learn about the country’s culture, traditions, and foods. Each child will receive their own passport, which will be stamped upon entering each country!

Registration for each class is required and will begin two weeks prior to each class. Registration for April 16th begins on April 2nd.

KIDS CRAFTERNOON!

Thursday, April 18th - The Story Room - 3:00 - 7:00 PM

Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Story Room to make a fun, free magic scratch garden critter craft. As supplies last, small children may need help. No registration needed.

Easter Crafts & Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, April 20th - The Children's Room - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

"Hoppy" Easter! Celebrate the arrival of spring with fun crafts and a scavenger hunt to win a free, small prize! Families can drop in any time between 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. No registration needed.

Marble Run Madness!

Tuesday, April 23rd - The Story Room - 4:00 - 5:30 PM

It's Marble Run Madness at Morley Library! Test your wits to see what you can build, and then have fun speed testing your marble race track against other kids' creations! The sky is the limit! This is a drop-in program with no registration needed, but parents must stay with children 8 and younger.

Super Saturday!

Saturday, April 27th - The Story Room - 11:00 - 11:45 AM

Tomorrow is National Superhero Day! Whether you love Captain America, Wonder Woman, or Gekko today is the day to come let your inner superhero be unleashed! Start off by finding the Superheros around the Childrens floor of the library and then come in to the Story Room for some crafts , including coloring your own super hero mask and a story. Families with children 12 and under are invited to dress up in super hero costume or wear their every day clothing to this fun event.No registration needed.

May Programs:

Kids Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, May 1st through Wednesday, May 15th

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

KIDS CRAFTERNOON!

Thursday, May 2nd - The Story Room - 3:00 - 7:00 PM

Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Story Room to make a fun, free magic scratch unicorn craft. As supplies last, small children may need help. No registration needed.

May the 4th Be With You - Star Wars Spectacular!

Saturday, May 4th - The Story Room - 11:00 - 11:45 AM

Are you a Star Wars fan?  If so – this is the program for you!  Come and join your fellow jedis to make some out of this world crafts, play some galactic games, and have a snack that will strengthen the force within you!  This program is for children in grades K-3. 

Registration is required and will begin 2 weeks before the program on April 20th.

Baby Craft: DIY Memory Box

Tuesday, May 7th - The Project Room - 10:00 - 10:45 AM

For babies age 0-1 and their caregiver.  Enjoy a free half hour art session with baby and create a keepsake for when your little one isn’t so little anymore!  Come and decorate a Memory Box where you can save bits and pieces of your baby's childhood.

Registration is required and begins two weeks before the program on Tuesday, April 23rd. Please register your baby's name only.

Mother's Day Gift Makerspace

Saturday, May 11th - Meeting Rooms AB - 11:00 - 11:45 AM

Usually Mom gets to have all the crafting fun, but this time, you (Dad/Grandparent/Aunt/Uncle or someone special) get to come with your little one to create a beautiful craft for Mom that comes from the heart!  Paint a picture, create a flower bouquet, or whatever else strikes your fancy.  It’s up to you!  We will have a stocked makerspace with several example crafts , and snacks available in case you get hungry while you craft. Make something that Mom will treasure because it was made with love! No registration needed.

Homeschool Passport: Around the World at Morley Library ~ Learning in London

Tuesday, May 14th - Story Room - 11:00 - 11:45 AM

Calling all homeschoolers ages 6-9! Join us for an adventure through a different country each month. We will learn about the country’s culture, traditions, and foods. Each child will receive their own passport, which will be stamped upon entering each country!

Registration for each class is required and will begin two weeks prior to each class. Registration for May 14th begins April 30th.

KIDS CRAFTERNOON!

Thursday, May 2nd - The Story Room - 3:00 - 7:00 PM

Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Story Room to make a fun, free flower dot art craft. As supplies last, small children may need help. No registration needed.

Marble Run Madness!

Tuesday, May 21st - The Story Room - 4:00 - 5:30 PM

It's Marble Run Madness at Morley Library! Test your wits to see what you can build, and then have fun speed testing your marble race track against other kids' creations! The sky is the limit! This is a drop-in program with no registration needed, but parents must stay with children 8 and younger.

The 2019 Children's Summer Reading Club: A Universe of Stories

Tuesday, May 28th through Friday, July 19th

A Universe of Stories ~ Stop by the Children's Room to register your child, age birth through entering 7th grade, for the Morley Library Children's Summer Reading Club! The Summer Reading Club runs for 8 weeks and every day that your child reads for 20 minutes or more s/he will receive an entry for our big prize drawing! With fun weekly prizes, amazing performers, and awesome weekly programs, summer will never have a dull moment at Morley Library!

 

Miss Barbara

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