The library’s free summer reading program for children goes from June 2 – August 17. Young readers through 8th grade can sign up for the reading program in person at the Main Library or online. Readers keep track of the time spent reading and earn prizes. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers can join the Calico Cat & Friends Read-to-Me Club. In this program parents and caregivers share library books with their young children. Prizes are awarded for titles read.
Toddler & Me Storytime
Mondays or Wednesdays, June 9 – July 30 10:15 AM or 11:00 AM
A storytime for children under 3 years old, accompanied by an adult. This program provides young children with a first group experience in enjoying books, nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays. Registration is required. You may register in person or online. Register at the library beginning Tuesday, May 19. Online Registration is available at http://fullertonlibrary.org/kids-zone/ Click on Calendar of Events on the left, then register by clicking on a storytime date.
Calico Cat & Friends Preschool Storytime
Thursdays, June 12 – July 31 10:30 AM
This storytime for children 3-6 years old features stories, fingerplays, songs, crafts, and puppets. Child must be 3 years old by June 1, 2014. Registration is required. You may register in person or online. Register at the library beginning Tuesday, May 19. Online Registration is available at http://fullertonlibrary.org/kids-zone/ Click on Calendar of Events on the left, then register by clicking on a storytime date.
Tuesdays, June 10 – July 29 7:00 PM
An evening storytime for children 3 to 6 years old and their families, featuring stories, poetry, puppets, songs, films, crafts, and more. The program combines the pleasure of a shared experience for parents and their children with an introduction to the best of children’s literature for the pre-reader. Children are invited to wear their pajamas. Register at the library beginning Tuesday, May 19. Online Registration is available at http://fullertonlibrary.org/kids-zone/Click on Calendar of Events on the left, then register by clicking on a storytime date.
Family Movie and Game Night
Third Thursday of the month (June 19, July 17, August 21, and September 18) 6:30 PM
Bring your family for a fun-filled evening at the library. We feature family-oriented movies and games for everyone to enjoy.
Read with the Dogs
Main Library: Second Wednesday of the month (June 11, July 9, August 13, and September 10) 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Elementary school children and their families are invited to drop in and read to certified therapy dogs. Dogs and handlers are from the Pet Prescription Team.
Main Library: Tuesdays, June 10 – July 29 2:30-3:30 PM
Weekly program designed for children who are entering first grade and up. Programs include special guests, stories, crafts, science activities, and more.
Tuesday, June 10, 2:30-3:15 PM
Abbit the Average Magic Show – Mischief maker Jeff Abbit will combine comedy with magic, juggling, and non-stop fun in our summer reading club kick-off!
Tuesday, June 17
It’s Raining Cats and Dogs! (And Other Pets) – Celebrate man’s many best friends today with pet-centric stories, crafts, and activities.
Tuesday, June 24
I Like to Mooove It Mooove It – Don’t have a cow, come in and horse around! Join us for old-fashioned, down-on-the-farm fun.
Tuesday, July 1
Paws-itively Wild – Take a walk on the wild side with animals that are most comfortable in the great outdoors.
Tuesday, July 8
Get Your Act Together for Paw-pular Plays – Do you dream of acting? Or costume designing? It’s theater day in Afternoon Live. Join us as we build our own show from the ground up!
Tuesday, July 15
Gruffaloes, Gunniwolves, and Giants, Oh My! – Who’s scared of the big bad Gruffalo? We’ll find out if it’s YOU in our hour dedicated to mysterious beasts.
Tuesday, July 22
Dinosaur Discovery – Use your imagination to travel back in time with us as we explore the world of prehistoric creatures.
Tuesday, July 29
Carnival – Enjoy our annual end-of-the-summer party with game booths, face painting, crafts, and more!