Children's Programs

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Early Childhood


Bounce Sing Read  Babytime

Bounce, Sing & Read Babytime 

0 - 12 months

This program usually occurs on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.  
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Early literacy begins at birth.  Delight your baby with lively bounces, fun songs, and engaging books. During this interactive storytime, explore new sights and sounds together while encouraging your baby's sense of wonder about the world around us. 

No registration required.



Read Sing Play Toddlertime child with play scarf

Read, Sing & Play Toddlertime

1 - 2 years

This program usually occurs on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. 
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Join us for a dynamic storytime that will strengthen and encourage your active toddler's natural curiosity about the world around them.  We will enjoy interactive stories, fun songs, and age appropriate learning games.  We invite you to Stay & Play with us after the program and make new friends!

No registration required.



Book sharing Song Learning activities Preschool Reading Adventures Not your average storytime

Preschool Reading Adventures

3-5 years

This program usually occurs on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.  
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Share the fun of reading and learning with your preschooler!  We will enjoy interactive stories, sing fun songs, and explore learning activities together.  This storytime is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and encourage their curiosity about the world around them.

No registration required.  




NightOwls Storytime Owl sitting on a branch

Night Owls

Recommended for ages 3 - 7

Select Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.  
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The library is a HOOT at night!  Children are invited to wear pajamas and bring a blanket and favorite cuddly toy for stories and guitar sing-alongs.

No registration required.  



Elementary


After School Adventures

After School Adventures

For youth in grades K and up

This program usually occurs Monday - Friday at 3:30 p.m.
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Join us after school for fun and exciting drop-in activities.  Get hands-on, explore and learn by making art, playing games, doing science experiments, building fantastic creations, and investigating new worlds through books! 

Some events may require registration.  

Call 727-369-0664 to register and for more information.


Sunshine State Book Club

Sunshine State Book Club

Recommended for grades K-5.  All ages welcome. 

Select Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
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Join us as we share 2019-2020 Sunshine State (grades 3-5) and Sunshine State Jr. (grades K-2) books.  After we read an excerpt from the book, enjoy hands on games and activities that bring the book to life!  Enter a raffle at the program to get a chance to win a copy of the book that will be on everyone's reading list! 

Reading the book before coming is not required.  

Registration Required.  

Please stop by Youth Services or call (727)369-0664 to register.  


 LEGO Robotics for youth in grades 3-12

Lego® Robotics Club

For youth in grades 3 -12

Select Thursdays at 5:00 p.m.
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Work together using LEGO® WeDo 2.0 kits to learn how to build and program a robot!  Make a sound machine, dancing robot, explore space, and much more!  Design robots using the same materials that are used in the World Robot Olympiad and First LEGO® League Jr. 

Registration required.  

Please stop by Youth Services or call (727)369-0664 to register.



Chess Club

Chess Club

Grades K to 12

Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Sundays at 1:30 p.m.
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Do you enjoy playing chess?  Are you interested in learning the game?  If so, join us for our Chess Club run by teen volunteers.  Get ready to learn the game or put your skills to the test!

Registration Required. 

Please stop by Youth Services or call 727-369-0664 to register.



RANDOM FANDOM ANIME CLUB

Random Fandom Anime Club

For youth in grades 4-12

Select Saturdays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
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Anime fans are invited to share their love of Japanese animation! We will: 

  • Discuss our favorite anime and manga
  • Enjoy snacks
  • Share our love of this amazing form of art!
  • Play games
  • Watch anime episodes or movies

Registration Required. Verbal permission is required for participants under 14.  

Please stop by Youth Services or call (727)369-0664 to register.

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