Read To Rover

Held the second Thursday of each month, from 6-7pm, Read to Rover allows children to read to dogs from the Hutchinson Kennel Club/Therapy Dogs Incorporated, for at least 15 minutes. Libraries and school nationwide offer similar programs as a way to motivate children to read, to read more often, and to attempt more difficult books. These programs can especially aid struggling readers who feel more secure reading aloud in a non-judgmental setting.

Summer Library Program

Thanks for helping us Dig into Reading!" with our 2013 Summer Library Program! Join us again next summer with "Fizz, Boom, READ!" Watch for more information on all our 2014 summer activities in the Spring. (Tentative dates for registration are Friday, May 23rd, through August 2nd.)

Preschool Story Time

No registration is required. This program is for 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds. These 50-minute programs feature activities such as books, songs, filmstrips, finger plays, flannel board stories, and puppet plays. Preschool Story Time provides children with an opportunity to become familiar with the library's resources, and can enhance their social skills. Children have a choice of three time slots, with sessions running in the Fall (September-December), Winter (January-April), and Summer (June-July). For more information, contact the Children's Department in person or by phone at 663-5441, x145.

Toddler Time

No registration is required. This program is for 2-year-olds accompanied by an adult. These 30-minute programs consist of a variety of activities, including books, songs, finger-plays, flannel board stories, and puppet plays. Toddler Time can serve as a child's introduction to the library, as well as a social experience. Children have a choice of two time slots on Tuesday mornings at 9:30am and 10:30am, with sessions running in the Fall (September-November) and Winter (January-April). For more information on this program, contact the Children's Department in person or by phone at 663-5441 x145.

Family Time

These are special evening programs, planned intermittently throughout the year, designed for children and adults of all ages. Programs often include special guests and crafts. For more information on these program, contact the Children's Department in person or by phone at 663-5441 x145.

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