Happy Birthday Paso! Party
Saturday, September 13 at 2:00PM
Library Conference Room
Recommended Ages 3-8
During the year-long celebration of Paso Robles’ 125th birthday, come and celebrate with a library birthday party just for children. Special guest, award-winning author Elizabeth Spurr, will share her picture book The Biggest Birthday Cake In the World and autograph her many best-selling picture books. After this special story time, children are invited to decorate their own birthday cupcake creations with scrumptious toppings. Free ticket required (available at the children’s desk 30 minutes prior to the program).
New Story Time!
Mother Goose On The Loose®
2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month beginning September 10th
Mother Goose on the Loose® is a fun-filled thirty minute interactive session for the youngest children and their care givers using rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments, and more to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers. This program focuses on the healthy development of the whole child incorporating brain developing activities and focusing on care-giver and child bonding. Come and join the fun!
Storytimes at the Library
Click here to download the Children's Program Calendar
- Toddler Storytime - Ages 1 to 2
Friday mornings, 10:30 and repeated at 11:30am. Songs and stories are enhanced with arts and crafts activities for the very young. Doors close promptly at times listed, and children must have an adult in attendance.
- Preschool Storytime - Ages 3 to 6
Monday mornings, 10:30 and repeated at 11:30am. Stories, poetry, music, movement and crafts encourage learning fun! Doors close promptly at times listed, and parents need not accompany their child in the Story Hour Room.
- Grandparents & Books - All ages
Call for current schedule. Volunteer Grandparents share a variety of literature appropriate for children of all ages and plan a special craft and/or activity on an informal, drop-in basis afternoons in the library.
- Pajama Storytime - Families
Thursday evenings, 6:30pm on the following dates (2014): January 30, February 27, March 27, April 2, and May 29. Bring your whole family for an evening of stories with volunteer storyteller Tony Wallace! Children may wear pajamas and should bring an adult to snuggle with!
The Children’s Collection offers a wealth of materials: books and magazines, audiobooks on CD, DVDs, foreign language materials, computers with Internet access and Microsoft Office software, and children’s reference materials. Helpful and friendly staff and volunteers are on hand to help children, parents and teachers find what they are looking for!
Grandparents & Books
Children of all ages! If the ages of your children do not coincide with traditional Story Time requirements or the scheduled story times do not fit your schedule, the Grandparents & Books program is the answer. Books are shared on an informal basis in the afternoon at the Library, and volunteer grand-parents select a variety of literature appropriate for all children. FREE!
Check out our Battle of the Books display. Many of the Paso elementary schools are encouraging their students to be a part of this fun reading incentive program. For a list of the books for grades 4-6 check out the website www.battleofthebooks.org. We have multiple copies available for check out!
See more Activities for Children at Recreation Services!