Children's Department


The Children's Department provides services and programs for children through Grade 6

Upcoming Children's Programs

Preschool Storytimes are in session! See our Events Calendar for details.
When Monroe Public Schools are cancelled or have a delay, storyhours for that day are cancelled.

Rockin' Babies with Miss Cassandra
Mondays, January 26, Feb. 2, 9, & 23, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Babies not yet walking and their caregivers: Board Certified Music Therapist Cassandra Mulcahy will lead babies and their caregivers in a toe-tapping half-hour filled with music and movement! This program is appropriate for babies who are not yet walking. Class size is limited to 12 babies and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome. Registration is not necessary, but each baby attending must have a ticket. Free tickets may be picked up at the Children's Circulation Desk 15 minutes before each class and will be limited to 12 babies.

Monday, January 26, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Grades 3 - 6. 
Turn a plain white baseball cap into a work of art using Sharpies, puffy paint, glitter paint, and other embellishments! Registration is required.

Take Your Child to the Library Day
Saturday, February 7, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
All Ages. 
Stop by the Children's Department for a day of fun! We'll have a Dad's & Donuts Storytime, Crafts, Animal Embassy, Bingo, and more! See Events Calendar for details. Registration is not required for most events. Free tickets will be available 15 minutes before Animal Embassy program and limited to 150 attendees.

Make a Hearts Windchime
Monday, February 9, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Grades 1 - 4. 
Stop by the library and make a Hearts Wind Chime that you can hang inside or outdoors! While supplies last.Registration is not required.

Paint a Monochromatic Snow Scene Art Class with Kristine Humber
Saturday, February 14, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Grades 3 - 6. This class will paint with a blue palette, depicting animals in a snowy forest. Working in distinct layers allows for a soft background and a darker, more detailed foreground. The final element will be a light snowfall using toothbrushes - great fun! Please bring a smock. Registration is required.

Family Fun Friday
Friday, February 20, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Preschoolers and an Adult Caregiver. Drop-In to make some soft-as-a-cloud playdough, then play with it before you take it home. Caregiver assistance will be needed. While supplies last. Registration is not required.

Family Flick
Saturday, February 21, 1:30 pm
All Ages. Bring your own snacks! Registration is not required.

Lego Club
Saturday, February 28, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ages 6 - 12: Do you love to build with Lego?  Come join others who do, too! Registration is not required.