Programs followed by ** required registration. Visit our online calendar to register.
Family & All Ages Programs
Chef Zak Makes Snacks: Beachy Bites
Wed, July 6 at 10 AM
Join Chef Zak and Mr. Robbie for our virtual cooking show for kids on Facebook Live and YouTube! Have fun while learning about some OCEAN-THEMED snacks that kids and grownups can make at home together. Watch when it airs or anytime afterwards.
This program is intended for families and kids of all ages. No registration or account required.
Family Movie Singalong: Winter in July
Wednesday, July 6 at 7 PM
Come sing along with our favorite ice princess and her friends. Participants are welcome to dress in costume and bring a comfy pillow or blanket to sit on. This relaxed movie event will feature low light and freedom to move about the room in order to make it accessible for all of our friends.
Virtual Family Bingo**
Wednesday, July 20 at 7 PM
Join us on Zoom for a family night of Bingo. No prizes will be awarded but you can help us cheer on the winners. The Zoom link and bingo cards will be emailed to you.
Family Movie Singalong: Christmas in July
Wednesday, July 27 at 2 PM
Come sing some Christmas songs with our animated mouse and his friends. Participants are welcome to bring a comfy pillow or blanket to sit on. This relaxed movie event will feature low light and freedom to move about the room in order to make it accessible for all of our friends.
Family Bingo Night**
Wednesday, August 3 at 7 PM
Bring your whole family to play bingo at the library for book sale bucks! Registration is required and will start 2 weeks before the program.
End of Summer Open House
Saturday, August 13, 2-4 PM
Summer will be ending soon. Did you miss a program or a self-directed activity? Do you still have prizes to collect? Do you want to show us something you did this summer? This is your chance. Stop by the library to pick up craft supplies, collect summer prizes, play some games or just show off you summer creations. No registration required.
Lunch Bunch Storytime
Fridays, June 24 - August 12 at 11:30 AM - no program Friday, July 1
Telford Park Pavilion (Weather permitting)
Bring your lunch and join us at the pavilion by the playground for a casual outdoor weekly storytime. Designed for preschoolers, but all ages welcome. No registration required. May be moved indoors to the library's Community Room due to extreme heat or rain.
Making Art with Water**
Monday, July 11 at 7 PM OR Monday, July 18 at 10 AM
How can we use water to make art? Let's explore together by using different supplies and techniques. This program is open-ended, casual, and creative! Please dress in mess-friendly clothes. Designed for preschoolers, but all ages welcome. Registration is required.
Exploring Music with Water**
Monday, July 25 at 7 PM OR Monday, August 1 at 10 AM
How can we make music with water? Let's experiment! We'll create slippery instruments, explore the science of sound, and sing some songs of the sea. Designed for preschoolers, but all ages welcome. Registration is required.
Play K Open House (Ages 3-6)
Monday, August 15, 10 AM to 12 PM
Is your child headed to kindergarten in the fall? Does your preschooler need extra practice in school readiness skills? This is the workshop for you. Stop by our open house to visit our play stations that encourage children to learn while having fun. No registration required.
1000 Books Before Kindergarten Graduation Celebration**
Tuesday, August 23 at 6:30 PM
The past year's graduates of our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program will be celebrated for their impressive achievements! Graduates and other attendees will be arranged in advance by Mr. Robbie. Any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
School Aged Programs
Lego Club (Grades K-5)
Mondays from 2-4 PM
July 11, 18 & 26, Aug 1
Drop into the library anytime during the two hour time slot for some building time with your friends. Complete our Ocean themed challenge of the week or build whatever you want. Please note: preschool aged children MUST be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.
Ocean STEAM for Families (Grades K-5)**
Selected afternoons at 2 PM (see below)
During these afternoon programs for the whole family, we will share a story or two about an ocean related topic. Then, families are invited to work together to complete a STEAM project. The projects are targeted at elementary school aged children but younger siblings are welcome to attend. Registration is required and will start two weeks prior to the date of the program.
Tuesday, July 12: Make a Lighthouse
Saturday, July 16: Coral Reef Paintings
Thursdays at 4 pm
YouTube & Facebook
Join us online for a quick video featuring drawing, origami and other crafts.
Ruff Ruff and Read (Ages 5 & up)**
Saturday, July 16, 10:30-11:30 AM
Independent readers ages 5 and up are invited to come and read to a therapy dog. Register for a 10 minute time slot here: https://bit.ly/IVPLJuly22
Sea Turtles and Ocean Conservation**
Wed, July 13 at 10 AM
Join us on Zoom for a presentation about Sea Turtles by special guests from the Inwater Research Group. Find out more about Sea Turtles and how we can be a part of how to keep them safe. Designed for families with children in elementary school but open to all ages. Registration is required and we open two weeks before the program. A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the program.
Youth Book Cover Puzzles
Play anytime during the month: July Puzzle.
Virtual Family Trivia
Play anytime from June 1-28: Ocean Trivia.
Grab N Go Kits
Stop by the library or use curbside pick up to get a packet of activities based on a monthly theme. Available while supplies last.