Youth Programs

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.

Children’s Summer Reading Club. For children from birth through fifth grade, our summer reading club for children is the perfect antidote to summer learning loss and is a great way for students to prepare for a successful school year ahead. Learn more, or get started at Beanstack now.

Teen Summer Reading Club. Our summer reading club for teens entering sixth through twelfth grade is the perfect antidote to summer learning loss and is a great way for students to prepare for a successful school year ahead. Learn more, or get started at Beanstack now.

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Just Baby ‘N Me

For You and Your Birth to 24-Month-Old Baby Just Baby 'N Me is a lap-sit story time ideal for babies from birth through early walkers. The focus is on rhymes, songs, fingerplays and exploring short books together. Just Baby 'N Me is meant to facilitate interaction between you and your baby, develop their language and […] Read More

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Pre-school Story Time for You and Your 2 to 5-Year-Old Pre-Schooler

Children and their parents will enjoy stories, movement and songs for thirty fun-filled minutes.  The focus is on early literacy skills.  No registration required. Read More

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Pre-school Story Time for You and Your 2 to 5-Year-Old Pre-Schooler

Children and their parents will enjoy stories, movement and songs for thirty fun-filled minutes.  The focus is on early literacy skills. No registration required. Read More

Just Baby ‘N Me  featured image

Just Baby ‘N Me

For You and Your Birth to 24-Month-Old Baby Just Baby 'N Me is a lap-sit story time ideal for babies from birth through early walkers. The focus is on rhymes, songs, finger plays and exploring short books together. Just Baby 'N Me is meant to facilitate interaction between you and your baby, develop their language […] Read More

Just Baby ‘N Me  featured image

Just Baby ‘N Me

For You and Your Birth to 24-Month-Old Baby Just Baby 'N Me is a lap-sit story time ideal for babies from birth through early walkers. The focus is on rhymes, songs, finger plays and exploring short books together. Just Baby 'N Me is meant to facilitate interaction between you and your baby, develop their language […] Read More

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Pre-school Story Time for You and Youre 2 to 5-Year-Old Pre-schooler

Children and their parents will enjoy stories, movement and songs for thirty fun-filled minutes.  The focus is on early literacy skills. No registration required. Read More

Just Baby ‘N Me  featured image

Just Baby ‘N Me

For You and Your Birth to 24-Month-Old Baby Just Baby 'N Me is a lap-sit story time ideal for babies from birth through early walkers. The focus is on rhymes, songs, finger plays and exploring short books together. Just Baby 'N Me is meant to facilitate interaction between you and your baby, develop their language […] Read More

Pre-school Story Time for You and Your 2 to 5-Year-Old Pre-Schooler  featured image

Pre-school Story Time for You and Your 2 to 5-Year-Old Pre-Schooler

Children and their parents will enjoy stories, movements and songs for thirty fun-filled minutes. The focus is on early literacy skills. No registration required. Read More

Just Baby ‘N Me  featured image

Just Baby ‘N Me

For You and Your Birth to 24-Month-Old Baby Just Baby 'N Me is a lap-sit story time ideal for babies from birth through early walkers. The focus is on rhymes, songs, finger plays and exploring short books together. Just Baby 'N Me is meant to facilitate interaction between you and your baby, develop their language […] Read More

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Jungle Terry and Friends Traveling Zoo: For the Whole Family

A favorite with all ages, especially little ones, Jungle Terry brings his animal friends to the Lakewood Public Library. Since 1990, Terry and his family have been raising animals and reptiles to educate and entertain families around Ohio. Join us to learn more about the animal kingdom and meet some of its residents in person. […] Read More