Programs & Special Events
The kids library offers a wide variety of literary programs, clubs, and special events.
Listed below are our events for May & June 2022.
Or feel free to look at our calendar for library-wide events.
KIDS CRAFT KIT TO-GO: COFFEE FILTER SUNFLOWER
We have Craft Kits-To-Go available for pickup during library hours! Please register to reserve your craft kit, and we will email you instructions about how to pick it up! You can do the craft any time you'd like. Please individually register each child you wish to pick up a craft for.
Craft Kit pickup begins Wednesday, May 11
SUMMER READING STARTS
Summer Reading is a new and improved Hybrid Version for 2022!
Option 1: Traditional Log: Paper log, physical raffle tickets, register and log reading in person at the library during normal library hours.
Option 2: Virtual Log: Online only, virtual raffle tickets, register and log reading at sgpl.beanstack.org or on the Beanstack app.
Registration opens Saturday, June 4 Click here for more information about Summer Reading
SUMMER READING KICKOFF
Kick off Summer Reading 2022 "Read Beyond the Beaten Path" on Saturday, June 4 from 10am-4pm.
10am-4pm: Summer Reading registration
10:30am: Story Time
11am: NOW Space Grand Opening - crafts, coffee, and cookies
11am-12pm: Balloon Animals with Sweet Poppin' Pete
11am-1pm: Ice Cream Cart* for kids that register for Summer Reading
*While supplies last
11am-1pm: Drop-In Kids Crafts & Games
Spring Story Times
TODDLER & BABY STORY TIMES
Ages 0-3: Toddler Story Time encourages early literacy and helps develop language skills and social skills through the use of simple books, fun fingerplays, and action rhymes. Children learn the joy of choosing a book and shared reading. Click here to register individually for each class.
- Tuesday, June 14: 10:30am
- Thursday, June 16: 10:30am
- Tuesday, June 28: 10:30am
- Thursday, June 30: 10:30am
PRESCHOOL STORY TIMES
Ages 3-5: We read stories, do fun fingerplays, sing songs, play letter-recognition games, make crafts, and more. Join us for a fun time and develop literacy, language, and social skills as well as positive associations with reading and the library. Click here to register individually for each class.
- Tuesday, June 7: 10:30am
- Wednesday, June 8: 10:30am
- Tuesday, June 21: 10:30am
- Wednesday, June 22: 10:30am
Clubs for K-6
TWEEN EXPLORERS (S.T.E.A.M. CLUB): DIY HAND PLAM
Grades 3-6: Join us for a fun and educational S.T.E.A.M. program! We will participate in creative activities and challenges related to science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Please register separately for each month. Click here to register.
Monday, May 16: 4:30-5:30pm
CURIOSITY CLUB: AIRPLANES
Grades K-2: This fun monthly program includes books, crafts, and activities geared toward curious kids in K-2nd grade. Join us as we explore a new and interesting topic each month. A separate registration is required each month. Click here to register.
Thursday, May 26: 4:30-5:15pm
Grades K-5: Everything is awesome at Lego Club! Let your imagination soar; the ceiling is the limit! Lego activities include building, games, and more. Lego materials are provided by SGPL and all creations will be displayed in the library for the month following each club. A separate registration is required each month. *Due to registration limitations, please only register for ONE Lego Club per month. Click here to register.
- Session A: Tuesday, June 5: 4:30-5:30pm
- Session B: Wednesday, June 6: 4:30-5:30pm
BOOKS AND COOKIES CLUB: BIRD & SQUIRREL ON THE RUN
Grades 3-5: This exciting monthly club includes book-themed crafts and activities to coordinate with each month's book. Read "Bird & Squirrel On The Run" by James Burks in advance, then come discuss it with other kids your age while sampling delicious cookies. A separate registration is required each month. Pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services Desk. Click here to register.
Thursday, June 16: 4:30-5:15pm