Youth Programs

The Library offers children’s programming for every age level.
Did you know that children who are read to at an early age are more successful in school and have a larger vocabulary when they enter school? For your budding reader we have a wide variety of age appropriate story time sessions designed to encourage your child’s social, emotional and cognitive development.
For your elementary through middle school age child Lakewood Public Library offers a variety of quality programs that highlight everything from art and Lego building to poetry and role playing.

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Lakewood LEGO® League

For Students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade If you build it, you'll have fun! Use your imagination and the Library's assortment of LEGO® building bricks, gears and figures to create extraordinary new structures and designs. You'll meet other building fanatics and can investigate our large collection of LEGO® books. Tickets will be given out thirty […] Read More

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Inspire Your Heart With Art Day

For Students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade Art is appreciated for all sorts of reasons. It has the power to change us, and to inspire our hearts. More than just a painting on a wall, art can be the music you hear or a sculpture you feel. Experience the arts in this after-school program with […] Read More

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Fantasy Tales Creative Writing

For Students in Third through Sixth Grade Explore enchanted kingdoms and mysterious lands where mirrors talk, princesses plot and potions bubble and sizzle. In this literature-rich three session workshop, discover how to write your very own fantasy tale! Creative writing teacher and local children's author Kelly Tooman will guide you through writing an exciting fantasy […] Read More

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Sew Your Own Library Tote

For Patrons 8- Years and Older Create your own unique, stylish and reusable tote bag in this hands-on, no-experience-necessary sewing program. All materials are provided, and a master seamstress will be on hand to guide you through the process. Read More

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Space is the Place-Eggstronaut Drop

For Students in Third Through Fifth Grade One of the most important aspects of planning a manned mission to space is the return trip. Scientists spend years working on various models to find the safest way to bring astronauts back home into Earth's atmosphere. Now it's your turn to engineer a solution! Uaing eggs as […] Read More

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Space is the Place-Eggstronaut Drop

For Students in Third Through Fifth Grade One of the most important aspects of planning a manned mission to space is the return trip. Scientists spend years working on various models to find the safest way to bring astronauts back home into Earth's atmosphere. Now it's your turn to engineer a solution! Uaing eggs as […] Read More

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Art Connection

For Students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade When children are given the opportunity to unleash their imagination and creativity, their confidence grows and their ability to excel in other educational areas develops. Students can join us for a one-day program of art activities designed to let them express their view of the world and create. […] Read More

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Fantasy Tales Creative Writing

For Students in Third through Sixth Grade Explore enchanted kingdoms and mysterious lands where mirrors talk, princesses plot and potions bubble and sizzle. In this literature-rich three session workshop, discover how to write your very own fantasy tale! Creative writing teacher and local children's author Kelly Tooman will guide you through writing an exciting fantasy […] Read More