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.

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

Puerto Rican Water Bottle Guiro

For students in First through Fifth Grade. A guiro is a Puerto Rican percussion instrument made of a notched hollowed out gourd. Sound is created by rubbing a stick over the notches. Create your own colorful water bottle guiro and join others as we play them to Latin music. Show everyone at home your rhythm […] Read More

Burmese Marionette Puppets

For Students in Third through Fifth Grade. Yoke the’ is the Burmese word for marionette puppetry. A marionette is a puppet controlled from above with wires or strings, often with 19 or 19 strings controlling each puppet. Make your own simple dragon marionette with only four strings and see how many ways you can make […] Read More

Strokes of Genius

For Students in Second through Fourth Grade. Art activities open up the world of art. Learn about renowned artists and the history of creativity. This six-week program culminates with an art show for family and friends. Registration is required. Read More

Puerto Rican Water Bottle Guiro

For students in First through Fifth Grade. A guiro is a Puerto Rican percussion instrument made of a notched hollowed out gourd. Sound is created by rubbing a stick over the notches. Create your own colorful water bottle guiro and join others as we play them to Latin music. Show everyone at home your rhythm […] Read More

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 is Required. Read More

The Art of Ebru, Paper Marbling

For students in third through sixth grade. Ebru is a traditional Islamic and Turkish painting art that creates patterns resembling marble and other stone. Each design is a unique creation transferred to paper by a special process. Try it! Registration is required. Read More

Strokes of Genius

For Students in Second through Fourth Grade. Art activities open up the world of art. Learn about renowned artists and the history of creativity. This six-week program culminates with an art show for family and friends. Registration is required. Read More

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 is Required. Read More

Illustration Creation

For students in kindergarten through first grade. Create your own pictures in this engaging program featuring picture book art. This six-week program will feature a different children’s book author each week for project inspiration and will culminate with an art show for family and friends. Registration required. Read More