Kids’ Place

Youth Services Happenings

 It’s not too late for kids and teens 2 to 18 to participate in our Summer Reading Program and win great prizes! Summer Reading will conclude with the Celebration in the Park at 1:00pm on August 11. Everyone is invited to this community event featuring a slime sale and a visit from the Likity Split Ice Cream Truck.

The Great Falls Public Library’s Youth Services Department will take a break from programming from August 28 to September 4. Programming will resume on September 5. Please see our September calendar for details on all our great programs for babies, kids, and teens birth to 18 and adults with developmental disabilities.

 

Kids’ Programming

Storytime is a program for preschool children age 30 months to 5 years. It emphasizes pre-literacy, social, and motor skills through songs, movement, a story, and a take-home craft.  Please contact Youth Services staff to find out more about our monthly theme. The Youth Services Department also hosts a monthly Storytime Party for kids age 2 to 12 and their families.  Parties celebrate the monthly Storytime theme with songs, games, a story, and a take-home craft.

Toddler Time is a program for babies and toddlers from birth to 30 months. It builds language, motor, and social skills through songs, lap bounce rhymes, and parallel playtime.

Junior Book Tasting is a book club for new readers age 4 to 9. Stop by Kids’ Place to pick up your gift-wrapped Junior Book Tasting picture book.  Each month will have a unique theme emphasizing excellence in children’s literature. Read your surprise book, then join us for a discussion to build public speaking skills and a creative activity with peers.

Every month, the Youth Services Department hosts a Family Movie for kids and their families.  Please see Youth Services staff for this month’s title.

Lego Club is a space for kids and teens age 5 to 18 to construct Lego projects and to socialize.  It alternates every other week with Coding Club.

Coding Club is a self-paced computer programing club for kids and teens age 5 to 18. It alternates every other week with Lego Club.

The Teen Game Circle provides a space for pre-teens and teens 8 to 18 to socialize and make new friends while playing a game of their choice from the Library’s game cart.

Please see the Library’s events calendar or Youth Services staff for more information about any of our great programs. Contact Youth Services Librarian Rae McFadden by phone at (406) 453-0349 ext. 215 or e-mail at rmcfadden@greatfallslibrary.org to schedule a library program or tour to meet your group’s needs.

Kids under the age of 8 must be supervised by a parent or care-giver over 12.

 

 

Click here to see our main calendar for event dates!