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.

Just Baby N’ Me

For You and Your Birth to 24 month old baby. Just Baby ‘N Me is a lap-sit story time aimed at babies from birth through early walkers. The focus is on bounces, rhymes, songs, finger plays and exploring short books together. Just Baby ‘N Me is meant to facilitate interaction between you and your baby, […] Read More

Just Baby N’ Me

For You and Your Birth to 24 month old baby. Just Baby ‘N Me is a lap-sit story time aimed at babies from birth through early walkers. The focus is on bounces, rhymes, songs, finger plays and exploring short books together. Just Baby ‘N Me is meant to facilitate interaction between you and your baby, […] Read More

Toddler Treats

For You and Your 2 to 3 1/2 Year Old Toddler. Toddler Treats is ideal for walkers and new talkers. You and your toddler will enjoy short books with lots of songs, rhymes and movement included. The focus is on interaction with the stories, rhymes and songs while developing early literacy skills with your participation […] Read More

Shake Rattle and Roll

For You and Your 2 to 6 Year Old Child. You and your child will shake it together! Shake, Rattle and Roll introduces caregivers and their children to rhymes, songs and dances. Not only will you and your little one have a great time during this musical extravaganza, but you will also be helping to […] Read More

Girls Who Code Club

Join our club 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 website or program a robot. Learn the Core4 computer science […] Read More

Pajama Party

For You and Your 2 to 6 Year Old Child. Make the Library a part of your bedtime routine with an evening story time. Children are encouraged to wear their favorite pajamas and bring their stuffed animal friend to snuggle. Join us as we wind down for the night with quiet stories, movement, finger plays […] Read More

Just Baby N’ Me

For You and Your Birth to 24 month old baby. Just Baby ‘N Me is a lap-sit story time aimed at babies from birth through early walkers. The focus is on bounces, rhymes, songs, finger plays and exploring short books together. Just Baby ‘N Me is meant to facilitate interaction between you and your baby, […] Read More

Toddler Treats

For You and Your 2 to 31/2 Year Old Toddler. Toddler Treats is ideal for walkers and new talkers. You and your toddler will enjoy short books with lots of songs, rhymes and movement included. The focus is on interaction with the stories, rhymes and songs while developing early literacy skills with your participation as […] Read More

Just Baby N’ Me

For You and Your Birth to 24 month old baby. Just Baby ‘N Me is a lap-sit story time aimed at babies from birth through early walkers. The focus is on bounces, rhymes, songs, finger plays and exploring short books together. Just Baby ‘N Me is meant to facilitate interaction between you and your baby, […] Read More

Oregon Trail Adventure

For Students in Fifth through Twelfth Grade. Join us for this life-size board game inspired by the classic educational Oregon Trail computer game. The Oregon Trail was a 2,170-mile historic East to West, large-wheeled wagon route and emigrant trail in the United States that connected the Missouri River to valleys in Oregon. Utilizing teamwork, participants […] Read More