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.

Space is the Place: Star Clocks

For Students in Third through Fifth Grade. Our current concept of time is based on the motion and position of the sun, but how would you determine what time it is without clocks or the sun? Participants will explore the world before clocks, when people determined what the time was without them. Using simple materials, […] Read More

BookWing- A Wings of Fire Book Club

For Students in Fifth through Eighth Grade. All young dragonets are hereby summoned; fulfill your destiny at the Library! Join us for this new six-week program where we will delve into the drama and intrigue of the land of Pyrrhia. Choose your tribe and create your own dragonet identity. Each week will feature a different […] 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

Sew Your Own Library Tote

For Patrons 8 Years and Older. The Library doesn’t give out plastic bags as part of our effort to go green and ensure that we are doing our best to respect the environment, but that doesn’t mean we want you to stop checking out more materials than you can carry. Create your own unique, stylish […] Read More

Hand Sewing for Literacy

For students in third through fifth grade.Hand sewing is extremely beneficial for developing young readers and writers, as it promotes fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, self confidence, patience and focus. In this program, students will listen to a story showcasing sewing as the central theme, learn basic sewing skills and create a project based on […] Read More

BookWing- A Wings of Fire Book Club

For Students in Fifth through Eighth Grade. All young dragonets are hereby summoned; fulfill your destiny at the Library! Join us for this new six-week program where we will delve into the drama and intrigue of the land of Pyrrhia. Choose your tribe and create your own dragonet identity. Each week will feature a different […] Read More

Art Connection

For Students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. Art activities let you express your view of the world. Create your own unique piece of art to take home and show off to family and friends. Registration is required. 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

Upcycling- From Rags to Riches

For Students in Third through Eighth Grade. Upcycling is taking an item that is no longer needed or wanted and giving it new life as something useful or creative. Transform old clothing into new treasures by turning an old t-shirt into strand necklaces, infinity scarves or a tote bag. Discover more about upcycling and then […] Read More

Art Connection

For Students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. Art activities let you express your view of the world. Create your own unique piece of art to take home and show off to family and friends. Registration is required. Read More