Programs For School-Age Students

Lakewood Public Library provides a wide variety of extended learning opportunities for elementary school children. Quality programs that provide positive child development and a wide range of age-appropriate programming choices are available and accessible when students are not in school.

International Day of Peace- Origami Paper Crane Folding Tutorial

For All Ages. Origami Paper Crane Folding Tutorial: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 and Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Final Origami paper cranes due by Monday, September 30, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Main Library Multipurpose Room. Celebrate the International Day of Peace, Saturday, September 21, 2019 and Sadako Sasaki, a survivor […] Read More

Lakewood LEGO League

For Students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. Use your imagination and the Library’s collection of LEGO bricks to create fabulous new structures and designs. Meet other building fans and check out our large collection of LEGO books. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before each scheduled time. One ticket will be issued per child. […] Read More

Happy Chinese

For Students in First through Sixth Grade. Learn about Chinese characters, expressions, songs and culture in this six-week interactive program taught by visiting professor Shunqin Li of the Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University. The Confucius Institute offers courses in Chinese characters, Chinese calligraphy, Tai Chi, traditional Chinese medicine and Chinese language for all levels. […] Read More

Illustration Creation

For Students in Kindergarten through First Grade. Love to look at the illustrations in picture books? You can create your own pictures in this engaging program featuring picture book art. This six-week program will feature a different children’s book illustrator each week for project inspiration and will culminate with an art show for family and […] 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

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

Happy Chinese

For Students in First through Sixth Grade. Learn about Chinese characters, expressions, songs and culture in this six-weekinteractive program taught by visiting professor Shunqin Li of the Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University. The Confucius Institute offers courses in Chinese characters, Chinese calligraphy, Tai Chi, traditional Chinese medicine and Chinese language for all levels. These […] Read More

Illustration Creation

For Students in Kindergarten through First Grade. Love to look at the illustrations in picture books? You can create your own pictures in this engaging program featuring picture book art. This six-week program will feature a different children’s book illustrator each week for project inspiration and will culminate with an art show for family and […] Read More

International Day of Peace- Origami Paper Crane Folding Tutorial

For All Ages.Origami Paper Crane Folding Tutorial: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 and Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Final Origami paper cranes due by Monday, September 30, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Main Library Multipurpose Room Celebrate the International Day of Peace, Saturday, September 21, 2019 and Sadako Sasaki, a survivor of […] Read More

Family Music and More- Mr. Zap’s Magic and Thrill Show

Perhaps you’ve seen Mr. Zap at the Library before. He is a familiar face in children’s entertainment and has been performing magic for over thirty-five years. He loves to entertain, and that shines through in all of his performances. Mr. Zap will keep you laughing with hilarious antics while amazing you with unbelievable feats of […] Read More