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.

Happy Chinese

For students in first through sixth grade. Learn about Chinese characters, expressions and culture in this seven-week interactive program. Feel-good hands-on activities enhance the learning experience with fun and laughter. Registration Required. Read More

Girls Who Code Club

For students in Sixth through Twelfth Grade. Join our club of geeky girls and use computer science to solve a problem that you care about in our community. Team up with other techies to work on a Computer Science Impact Project where you’ll learn to use computer science to create a mobile app, design a […] Read More

Pajama Party

For you and your 2 to 6 year old child. Put on your PJs and bring your best stuffed animal for an evening of good night stories and songs. Choose one day and time of the age appropriate eight week story time you would like to attend. Registration Required. Read More

Art Explosion

For students in fifth through eighth grade. Learn about different artists in this six-week program, then create your own style to display at a special culminating art show. Registration required. Read More

Get Ready for Kindergarten

For you and your 3 1/2 to 6 year old child. Enjoy hands on activities together that help your child learn skills that will help him/her be prepared to start kindergarten. Read More

Shake Rattle and Roll

For you and your 2 to 6 year old child. Tune in to the magic of music. Enjoy stories that leap off the page with song, dance and rhythm instruments. Choose one day and time of the age appropriate eight week story time you would like to attend. Registration required. Read More

Just Baby N’ Me

For you and your birth to 24 month old baby. Enjoy books, songs and finger plays while meeting other parents. Choose one day and time of the age appropriate eight week story time you would like to attend. Registration is required. Read More

Toddler Treats

For you and your 2 to 3 1/2 year old child. Enjoy stories, songs and movements together with your toddler for thirty fun filled minutes. Choose one day and time of the age appropriate eight week story time you would like to attend. Registration is required. Read More

Just Baby N’ Me

For you and your birth to 24 month old baby. Enjoy books, songs and finger plays while meeting other parents. Choose one day and time of the age appropriate eight week story time you would like to attend. Registration is required. Read More

Strokes of Genius

For students in second through fourth grade. Art activities and stories open up the world of art. Learn about renowned artists and the history of creativity. This program culminates in an art show for family and friends. Registration required. Read More