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.

Family Weekend Wonders Drop In Story Time

For the whole family. Make the Library a part of your family weekend time with programs featuring stories, activities, music and crafts. This program is offered every weekend throughout the year. No registration is required. Read More

International Dot Day

For Students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. International Dot Day was created to encourage children to explore their creativity. The inspiration behind the event is the children’s book The Dot, written and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. After a reading of The Dot, participants will make a dot filled art project and contribute to a […] Read More

Family Weekend Wonders Drop In Story Time

For the whole family. Make the Library a part of your family weekend time with programs featuring stories, activities, music and crafts. This program is offered every weekend throughout the year. No registration is required. Read More

Family Weekend Wonders Drop In Story Time

For the whole family. Make the Library a part of your family weekend time with programs featuring stories, activities, music and crafts. This program is offered every weekend throughout the year. No registration is required. Read More

Tail Waggin’ Tutors

Your child can bone up on their reading skills during a one-on-one session in a dog-friendly atmosphere. Students can practice reading with one of the dogs and their owners who have been certified through Therapy Dogs International, and organization dedicated to regulating the testing and registration of therapy dogs and their volunteer handlers. Reading to […] Read More

Family Weekend Wonders Drop In Story Time

For the whole family. Make the Library a part of your family weekend time with programs featuring stories, activities, music and crafts. This program is offered every weekend throughout the year. No registration is required. Read More

Family Weekend Wonders Drop In Story Time

For the whole family. Make the Library a part of your family weekend time with programs featuring stories, activities, music and crafts. This program is offered every weekend throughout the year. No registration is required. Read More

Family Weekend Wonders Drop In Story Time

For the whole family. Make the Library a part of your family weekend time with programs featuring stories, activities, music and crafts. This program is offered every weekend throughout the year. No registration is required. Read More

Adaptive Storytime

For you and your 3- 7 years old child. In this story time, children with varying learning styles and abilities will learn with their caregivers together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This thirty-minute story time is designed for children who may not be flourishing in a traditional […] Read More

Happily Ever Crafter

For students in sixth through twelfth grade. Inspired teens with a love of stories are invited to join us for an evening of creativity. Art and lore will combine as we create a cool craft project while discussing an interesting urban legend, folklore or fairy tale. Learn new techniques and make friends while we create […] Read More