These programs and activities are geared towards grades K-5, unless otherwise noted. Younger children welcome with a grown-up.
Looking for something for older kids, ages 12-17? Find programs and events geared towards an older crowd in the Youth Spot.
We also have Storytimes for all ages! Check out the Schedule.
Upcoming Special Events
Elephant & Piggie @ Shenandoah Community Library
Mo Willems' infamous characters come for a visit Saturday, May 11 @ 1pm!
Summer Reading Games @ YOUR Library
Keep an eye out for more information about our 2013 Summer Reading Games!
Crafty Kids @ YOUR Library
A new craft each month for kids grades K-5. Younger children welcome with a grown-up.
Come out to make a totally awesome turtle craft in March!
Elkton Library: 1st Wednesday @ 4:30pm
Village Library: 2nd Tuesday @ 3:30pm
Grottoes Library: 2nd Thursday @ 4pm
North River Library: 3rd Tuesday @ 4pm
Main Library: 4th Tuesday @ 4pm
Book Club for Kids @ YOUR Library
This is exactly what it says! This book club, for grades K-3, meets at North River Library on the 1st Tuesday of the month @ 4pm. Contact North River Library for more information, 540.828.4492.
Dogs 2 Read 2 @ YOUR Library
Grab a book, get comfy and read to YOUR Library’s very own registered therapy dog. All reading levels are encouraged. Younger children are welcome with a grown up.
Gemma @ Main Library: 1st Tuesday @ 4pm
Kayla @ North River Library: 2nd Saturday @ 11am (will resume in May)
Lego Club @ YOUR Library
Let your imagination go WILD! Create and build with Legos. To help us build the program please consider donating legos to the library.
North River Library: 2nd Tuesday @ 4pm
Main Library: 3rd Tuesday @ 4pm
Elkton Library: 3rd Wednesday @ 4:30pm
Grottoes Library: 4th Thursday @ 4pm
Accelerated Reader (AR) Book Finder
Please check with your school to make sure that they carry the AR test for the book you choose from the AR website.
TumbleBooks are online, animated, talking picture books. These books are available for FREE to all library patrons, courtesy of the Library of Virginia! Just click on the icon to the left to begin enjoying the TumbleBookLibrary!
Dewey Decimal System for Kids
Click here for a list of great kid-friendly websites where you can find online games and activities.