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Kids Programming

Summer at WFBPL: 

Outdoor Storytime on the North Library Lawn

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 10am

June 24th-August 1st

We're excited to offer outdoor storytime for all ages on the library's north lawn. Join us for stories, songs, and more.   In case of bad weather, we'll hold storytime in the Storytime Room.


Cards of Kindness Drop-In Craft

Friday, June 14th from 10am-5pm
Saturday, June 15th from 10am-3:30pm

Stop by the YS area during open hours to make a craft for someone you love.  We'll have plenty of art supplies and a few examples to inspire you.

Beaded Friendship Bracelets for Tweens

Monday, June 17th at 10am
Entering 4th-6th grade.

Kick off your summer break by making some beaded friendship bracelets.  We'll provide all the supplies you need.

Summer Solstice Felt Collage 

Thursday, June 20th from 2:00pm-4:00pm
All Ages.  Registration open now.

Celebrate the first day of summer and the longest period of sunlight in the calendar year with some collaging!  Drop-in any time between 2pm and 4pm and we'll show you how to create a beautiful summer sunset out of felt and other crafting materials.  

Summer Sketching

Monday, June 24th at 3pm
All ages.  (Young children are welcome with an adult caregiver.)  No registration required.  

Join us for a new series: summer sketching!  We'll provide the sketchbooks and materials, and we'll also have a variety of prompts to inspire.  Join us for the entire series or only for one day.     

World Yo-Yo Champion Mark Hayward

Wednesday, June 26th at 6:30pm
All ages.  Registration open now.  

World Yo-yo Champion Mark Hayward’s performance consists of an amusing combination of comedy and object manipulation. He uses props such as yo-yos, tops and juggling equipment, as well as nontraditional performing props like a mousetrap, in a fun and witty style for a show that can be enjoyed by anyone.

Drop-In Crafting: Merit Badge Buttons

Wednesday, July 3rd during open hours.
All ages.  No registration required.

Stop by the youth services area to make your very own summer merit badge buttons and celebrate your summer accomplishments.  Create your own design or use one of our pre-made templates! 

Candy Sushi for Tweens

Monday, July 8th at 1pm.
Entering grades 4th-6th.  Registration open now.

Candy sushi is mock sushi made up of chewy candy and Rice Krispy squares wrapped in fruit roll up.  Make your own delicious version at this program.

Food allergy?  Please let us know at the time of registration!

Duke Otherwise

Tuesday, July 9th at 11:00am.
All ages.  Registration open now.

"Clever Music for All Ages" is Duke Otherwise's musical motto, and we are thrilled to have him back at the library.  You won't want to miss him!  

Paper Plate Mobiles

Wednesday, July 10th from 3:30pm-5:00pm.
All ages.  (Young children are welcome with an adult.)  No registration required.

Make a mobile at this process-focused art program.  We'll start with a simple paper plate and then give a wide range of craft supplies to make your very spinning mobile.

What's process-focused art?   It's open ended, self motivated and the emphasis is on the process of making the art, rather than the product produced.  

Summer Sketching

Friday, July 12th at 3:00pm.
All ages.  (Young children are welcome with an adult caregiver.)  No registration required.  

Join us for a new series: summer sketching!  We'll provide the sketchbooks and materials, and we'll also have a variety of prompts to inspire.  Join us for the entire series or only for one day.     

Dabble Lab for Tweens

Tuesday, July 16th at 10:00am.
Entering 4th-6th grade.  Registration open now.

You’re invited to Dabble Lab! We’ll have a variety of cool materials perfect for     tinkering with and exploring.  What’s tinkering?  It’s all about hands-on experiences, learning from failures, and unstructured time to explore and invent better solutions to current problems.  And it’s fun!