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.

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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, 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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Preschool Story Time For You and Your 2 to 5-Year-Old Child

This preschool story time is ideal for walkers, new talkers, and learning early literacy skills. You and your toddler and/or preschooler will enjoy short books, songs and rhymes. The focus is on skills with your participation as a model. No registration is required. Read More

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Pajama Party Story Time For You and Your 2 to 6-Year-Old Pre-schooler

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 friends to snuggle. Join us as we wind down for the night with quiet stories, movement, finger plays and songs. No registration […] Read More

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Preschool Story Time For You and Your 2 to 5-Year-Old Child

This preschool story time is ideal for walkers, new talkers, and learning early literacy skills. You and your toddler and/or preschooler will enjoy short books, songs and rhymes. The focus is on skills with your participation as a model. No registration is required. Read More

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Preschool Story Time For You and Your 2 to 5-Year-Old Child

This preschool story time is ideal for walkers, new talkers and children learning early literacy skills. You and your child will enjoy short books, songs and rhymes. The focus is on skills with your participation as a mode. No registrationis 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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Pajama Party Story Time For You and Your 2 to 6-Year-Old Pre-schooler

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 friends to snuggle. Join us as we wind down for the night with quiet stories, movement, finger plays and songs. No registration […] Read More

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The Story of Tam and Cam: A Vietnamese Cinderella Story and Craft: For Students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade

Do you know that the story of Cinderella is told all over the world and each country tells it a little differently? Listen to the Cinderella story the way it is told to children in Vietnam and make a Cinderella craft to take home. Registration is required. Read More

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Preschool Story Time For You and Your 2 to 5-Year-Old Child

This preschool story time is ideal for walkers, new talkers and children learning early literacy skills. You and your child will enjoy short books, songs and rhymes. The focus is on skills with your participation as a mode. No registration is required. Read More