The Library is closed as of Saturday, March 14 until further notice in support of efforts to contain community spread of the COVID-19 virus. Our digital resources remain available 24/7.
Looking for fun online activities and read-alouds to share with your kids? Check out our ever-growing list here! Children's Authors: Read-alouds & online events
Kids Scavenger Hunt
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 Kentucky Derby Party
"The most exciting two minutes in sport" is happening tonight in Kentucky: The Kentucky Derby! Here in Painesville we'll celebrate by making our own Derby hats and rose necklaces. Sip on a mocktail mint julep as you decorate your "horse" for our very own derby race. This program is geared towards families with children 12 and under and no registration is required.
Homeschool Art Explorers
Calling all homeschoolers age 6-12 years! Do you love art? Join other homeschoolers to discuss art techniques and make some beautiful creations! Please dress for mess as we may be doing some messier projects. Registration is required and will begin two weeks before each session. Spring session dates are March 24th, April 21st, and May 5th.
Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Story Room to make a fun, free paper tube flower craft. As supplies last, small children may need help. No registration needed.
Mother's Day Gift Makerspace
Come with your little one to create a beautiful craft for Mom that comes from the heart! Paint a picture, create a tissue paper 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.
The Force Be With You, It Will
"Talk like Yoda" Day is on May 21st. Come and learn how to talk like Yoda and enjoy some out-of-this-world fun! We will use the force to play some fun games and make a craft. Fun you will have! This program is for families with children 12 and under. No registration needed.
Make a FREE kids craft! Drop by the Children's Story Room to make a fun, free magic scratch craft. As supplies last, small children may need help. No registration needed.