Entry forms are available in the Children's Room for this annual contest, which is sponsored by the Library and The Poet's Nook. In conjunction with National Poetry Month, cash prizes will be awarded in April for age groups 6 - 8, 9 - 11 and 12 - 14. Deadline for submission to the Children's Room is March 31, 2014.
Monday, March 24, 11:00 - 12:00. Join us for our annual Kid's Carnival filled with games, crafts, light refreshments, fun and more. Also, Five Star Talent will be here to provide magnificent balloon creations! This program is family friendly, registration is not required. We will not have story times today, so that everyone can attend the Carnival.
Saturday March 8, 15, 22, 29 at 11:00
Grades K - 5. Studies show that reading to a dog can be very effective and beneficial to children who are becoming independent readers. On the five Saturdays in March, children are invited to read to our amazing troupe of certified therapy dogs. Attend one or more sessions. First come, first served. Please plan to join us for this very special program, which is celebrating its tenth year at the Library.
Monday March 10, 17, 24 & 31 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Learn the latest craze! This peer led group will help kids, ages 5+, make a variety of friendship mementos on the rubber band loom. Bring your loom & rubber bands & get ready to create. If you don't own one, we will have a few looms available for participants to use. Registration is not required.
Tuesday, March 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15 & 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, 15, 29, April 12 & 26 at 2:30 p.m.
Participants must pick up a ticket no earlier than 30 minutes before the program begins. This program is limited to 20 ticket holders. *Lego Club is for ages 5 - 12 only; this program is not intended for children under the age of five*
Session: March 10 - April 24, 2014. Call or register in person in the Children's Room for Rock-a-Bye, Read to Me,Tales Alive or Anything Can Happen Day! beginning March 1.
Rock-a-Bye Tales: 6 months - 23 months. Monday, Tuesday or Thursday at 9:30 a.m.
Read to Me for 2's & 3's: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday at 10:15 a.m.
Tales Alive for 4's & 5's: Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. or Thursday at 11:15 a.m. read more »
It's never too early to start reading to your children. With this new early literacy pilot program, we're encouraging you to commit to reading 1,000 books to your child before they go to kindergarten. Children who listen to 500 books will earn a book to keep and those who reach 1,000 will receive a commemorative "1,000 Books" t-shirt.
Stop by the Children's Room for further details and to register. This is an ongoing program so you can sign up anytime.
Thanks to the generosity of The Friends of the Cuyahoga Falls Library, the Children's Room has seven new touch screen game computers, just in time for the start of Summer Reading Program on June 5! read more »
CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the Poet's Nook/Cuyahoga Falls Library Poetry Contest. The members of the Poet's Nook judged the entries and winners received cash prizes.
Age Category 6 - 8
- First: Elizabeth U., The Morning Glory's Glory. McDowell Elementary
- Second: Caroline H., Fall. McDowell Elementary
- Third: Andrew H., I Wish I Had a Dog. McDowell Elementary
Age Category 9 - 11 read more »