Programs For School-Age Students

Lakewood Public Library provides a wide variety of extended learning opportunities for elementary school children. Quality programs that provide positive child development and a wide range of age-appropriate programming choices are available and accessible when students are not in school.

Shifting Shadows

For students in First through Third Grade. The sun gives us light, but it also creates shadows. Come learn about the science of how the sun creates light and darkness on our planet, and join other kids in doing some experiments and amazing art projects based on shadows you create! Registration Required. Read More

Junior Pokémon Trainers

For students in First through Fifth grade. Calling all aspiring Pokémon trainers! Join us after school for Pokémon themed crafts and activities suitable for all interest levels. Whether you play the game, watch the show, or just love the characters, we’ll have some pokéfun! Registration Required. Read More

Happy Chinese

For students in second through sixth grade. Learn about Chinese characters, expressions and culture in this six-week interactive program. Feel-good, hands-on activities enhance the learning experience with fun and laughter. There will be no class on April 2,2018. Registration Required. Read More

Space Tower Engineering Challenge

For students in Second through Fifth Grade. Are you a master builder? We’ve got a job for you! In this exciting engineering program, you will learn about structures and team up with others to build the tallest building possible out of materials provided by the Library. Registration Required. Read More

Junior Pokémon Trainers

For students in First through Fifth grade. Calling all aspiring Pokémon trainers! Join us after school for Pokémon themed crafts and activities suitable for all interest levels. Whether you play the game, watch the show, or just love the characters, we’ll have some pokéfun! Registration Required. Read More

Happy Chinese: Chinese Ink Painting Workshop

For students in second through sixth grade. Learn how to make simple traditional Chinese paintings with ink and brushes. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to make one piece of work of pandas and bamboos. Registration is required. Read More

Junior Pokémon Trainers

For students in First through Fifth grade. Calling all aspiring Pokémon trainers! Join us after school for Pokémon themed crafts and activities suitable for all interest levels. Whether you play the game, watch the show, or just love the characters, we’ll have some pokéfun! Registration Required. Read More

Tail Waggin’ Tutors

Bone-up on your reading skills by reading to a dog. Drop in for a one-on-one session with one of our dogs and owners who have been certified through Therapy Dogs International. No registration is required. Read More

Musical Instrument Scavenger Hunt

Children are invited to participate in a “Libraries Rock!” scavenger hunt by looking for pictures of musical instruments, such as saxophones, guitars and drums, placed throughout the children’s area of the Library. Enter your completed scavenger hunt sheet in a drawing for a prize. No registration is required. Read More

Happy Chinese: Chinese Paper-Cutting Workshop

For students in second through sixth grade.The art of Chinese paper-cutting is a traditional part of Chinese culture and one of the beautiful treasures of Chinese art. In this workshop, participants learn basic folding and cutting skills of Chinese paper-cutting. Participants will be guided step-by-step to create their own artwork to take home or to […] Read More