Trip a little light fantastic and come to Forest Avenue Library for a very merry reunion. The Banks children are grown up and facing desperate times, so everyone’s favorite British nanny returns to Number Seventeen Cherry Tree Lane to lift spirits with jaunty tunes and sage advice. Starring Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, and Emily Mortimer. Rated PG.
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in English and Spanish.
Come and make a rainbow craft to take home to celebrate LGBT Pride Month.
Come to the library and hang out with therapy dog Shanti. Shanti is a licensed therapy dog who is excited to meet some new friends. He will be in the Children's Area from 10:30-11:30 a.m. for kids to come in and read to him, give him a snuggle, or just say hi.
Join us for a special visit from our library book monster, Rosie Reader and visitors from the Blank Park zoo will join us as well, along with stories, songs, crafts and games! Storytime begins at 11:00 AM with activities following storytime.
Between 9:00 AM-10:00 AM, the East Side Library invites families and children with special needs to borrow materials and enjoy the library’s sensory stations. We will reduce the lighting and have areas set up to encourage activity or provide calming spaces. Our friendly staff will be on hand to answer questions and help you find materials that are perfect for your family!
The organization SOAR, Saving Our Avian Resources, will be bringing two live raptors to this family event. This program will provide information about the birds as well as ideas about how we can help preserve and protect them in the wild. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Franklin Library.
The LEGO bricks will be available in the Children's Area, so bring your imagination and get ready to build.
Grab some Kool Aid and a paint brush and get started on your master piece. All supplies provided.
Visit the North Side Library to learn more about frogs! Polk County Conservation joins us to teach us more about these hoppy friends! A live frog will visit if available.