Library activities for children
Rowan Public Library
Weekly events for children through Nov. 30
Baby Time: Loosely interactive, introducing simple stories and songs to babies 6-23 months old with a parent or caregiver. About 30 minutes. Headquarters, Wednesdays, 10 a.m.; East, Mondays, 10 a.m.
Toddler Time: Focused on sharing books, singing songs and encouraging listening skills for children 18-35 months old with parent or caregiver; 30 minutes. Headquarters, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.; East, Mondays, 11 a.m.
Tiny Tumblers: Simple stories, musical scarves and instruments for babies 6-23 months old with parent or caregiver. South, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.; 30 minutes.
Preschool Time: Encourages exploration of books and builds reading readiness for children 3-5 years old. Headquarters, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.; East, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Noodle Head Story Time: For children 4 and up to enjoy listening to silly books and tales together; 30 minutes. Headquarters, Thursdays, 4 p.m.; South, Mondays, 4 p.m.
Art programs: Activities and instruction based on various themes and media. Program activities vary by branch. Children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult; 30-45 minutes. Headquarters, Art in the Afternoon, Thursdays, 4:30 p.m.; East, Emma’s Easel, Thursdays, 4 p.m.; South, Art with Char, Wednesdays, 4 p.m.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors: Children 7 to 9 years old (first to third grade) can reserve a slot to read aloud to a therapy dog by calling the Children’s Room. Headquarters, Saturday, 10 a.m.
Teen Advisory Board: Teens who join this board give input on the library’s teen programming and book selection and discuss current events and issues in Rowan County. All meetings 4:30-5:30 p.m. Headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 1; East, Monday, Sept. 14; South, Thursday, Sept. 24.
Anime Club: For teens, headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Learn all things Anime. Second Tuesday of the month, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Teen program: Free, open to middle and high school teens. Theme to be announced, all meetings 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesdays; headquarters, Sept. 22; South, Sept. 22; East, Sept. 29.
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