Children's Programs

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Early Literacy


Bounce Sing Read  Babytime

Bounce! Sing! Read! Babytime 

0 - 12 months

This program usually occurs on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. 
(Visit our event calendar for upcoming dates and times)
 

Registration Required.

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. 

To register call at 727-369-0664 for assistance. For more information on Early Literacy happenings, join our Early Literacy Fun at BSPLibrary Facebook group.

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Read Sing Play Toddlertime child with play scarf

Read! Sing! Play! Toddlertime

Ages 1 & 2

This program usually occurs on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. 
(Visit our event calendar for upcoming dates and times)
 

Registration Required.

Enjoy a dynamic storytime designed for the active toddler's natural curiosity about our world. Participate together in learning activities that will encourage the development of Early Literacy skills through interactive stories, fun songs, and age-appropriate learning games. 

To register call at 727-369-0664 for assistance. For more information on Early Literacy happenings, join our Early Literacy Fun at BSPLibrary Facebook group.


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

Preschool Reading Adventures

3-5 years (Not yet in Kindergarten)

This program occurs on select Thursday mornings at 10:30 AM and select Tuesday afternoons at 4:00 PM.
(Visit our event calendar for upcoming dates and times.) 

Registration Required.

Join us to share the fun of reading and learning in this dynamic storytime. We will enjoy interactive stories, sing fun songs, promote language development with age-appropriate learning games like parachute play and fun sensory activities.

To register call at 727-369-0664 for assistance. For more information on Early Literacy happenings, join our Early Literacy Fun at BSPLibrary Facebook group. 


Elementary


Little Artists Youth Program image

Little Artists

Second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m.

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Join us the second Tuesday of every month to learn about a new art movement and medium. Participants will have the opportunity to create and take a project of their own. Please dress for a mess. 

For children in grades K-2. 

Registration is required. 

To register call at 727-369-0664 for assistance.


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Art Explorers Youth Program image

Art Explorers

Second Wednesday of the Month at 5:30 p.m.

(Visit our event calendar for upcoming dates and times)

Join us the second Wednesday of every month to learn about a new art movement and medium. Participants will have the opportunity to create and take a project of their own. Please dress for a mess. 

 For children in grades 3 to 5. 

Registration is required. 

To register call at 727-369-0664 for assistance. 



Sunshine State Book Club

Sunshine State Book Club

Recommended for grades K-5. 

Call for dates.

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Join us as we share 2021-2022 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.  

To register call at 727-369-0664 for assistance. 





 LEGO Robotics for youth in grades 3-12

Lego® Robotics Club

For youth in grades 3 -12

Call for dates.
(Visit our event calendar for upcoming dates and times.)   

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.  

To register call at 727-369-0664 for assistance. 


Chess Club

Chess Club

Grades K to 12

Sundays at 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
(Visit our event calendar for upcoming dates and times.)

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!



RANDOM FANDOM ANIME CLUB

Random Fandom Anime Club

For youth in grades 4-12

Select Saturdays from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
(Visit our event calendar for upcoming dates and times)

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.  

To register call at 727-369-0664 for assistance.  

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