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.

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

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

Space is the Place: Cosmic Art

For students in second through fifth grade. Space is a cool place, but sometimes it lacks color. Color can be used to show how hot or cold a planet’s surface is, or where the elevation is high and low. Shapes can be used to show terrain features like canyons, craters, and mountains. Use your imagination […] Read More

Illustration Creation

For students in kindergarten through first grade. Love to look at the illustrations in picture books? 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 in an art show for family and friends. Registration […] Read More

Happy Chinese Workshop: Chinese Ink Painting Workshop

For students in second through sixth grade. Learn how to make simple traditional Chinese paintings with ink and brushes. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to make one piece of work. Registration 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

Illustration Creation (Art Show)

For students in kindergarten through first grade. Love to look at the illustrations in picture books? 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 in an art show for family and friends. Registration […] Read More

Lakewood Lego League

For students in Kindergarten through Fifth grade. If you build it, you’ll have fun! 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 thirty minutes before each scheduled time. […] Read More

Happy Chinese: Chinese Paper-Cutting Workshop

For students in second through sixth grade. The art of Chinese paper-cutting is a traditional part ofChinese culture and one of the beautiful treasures of Chineseart. In this workshop, participants learn basic folding and cutting skills of Chinese paper-cutting. Participants will be guided step by step to create their own artwork, and will be able […] Read More

Strokes of Genius Art-Show

All families are welcome. Read More