CHILDREN'S PROGRAM

Children's Area

Children from toddlers to age 12 are in charge in this bright and comfortable corner of the library with rugs and pillows, games and toys as well as board books for the little ones and storybooks, chapter books and a reference section for elementary ages.

 

Magical Monday Story Time

Mondays, 10:30 am to 12:00 noon

Parents or caregivers just show up for this playdate activity for little ones, from toddlers on up to early elementary ages, led by a preschool teacher, Britini Holub. Stories are accompanied by a craft or other special activity and there is plenty of time for play.  While stories are most often in English, the voices in our gatherings are bilingual! No advanced registration required.

 

Lego Club

Fridays, 3:30 pm -5:00 pm from October to May.

Kids ages in groups of 5-7 and 8-12 create a new project each week with an emphasis on STEM skills and fun.  (bilingual)

Tae Kwon Do

Saturdays, 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

For ages six years and up, taught by Puerto Rico National Champion, Prof. Manuel Carrión. Just show up on a Saturday morning to register with Prof. Carrión himself. This course has a monthly fee. (bilingual)

Coding for Girls Club

Wednesday mornings 10:00 am – 11:30 am.

For girls grades 3 to 5 with Danielle Mehta.

Summer Workshops

During June and July, the Library provides two sessions of a low-cost summer activity experience for 100 children in two groups ages 7-9 and 10-12, providing a series of workshops for both age groups that run from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. 

 

Activities may include theater, tae kwon do, dance, music, computer use, Lego activity, plus a Department of Education lunch and two snack times. Fridays are for outdoor field trips and a Parents’ Day presentation culminating each the three-week sessions. In 2018, children learned the essentials about preparing for a hurricane and visited the Children’s Museum in Carolina, courtesy of Save the Children. (in Spanish)

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