Youth Programs

Charming Chapters Genre Quest! 

Are you stuck in a reading rut and wishing to try something new? Explore a different genre each month by participating in our Charming Chapters Genre Quest!  From October to May we will feature a new genre each month, giving you an opportunity to broaden your reading horizons. Check out a book in the genre of the month, read it, return it, and collect your Charming Chapters Genre charm! 

All ages are welcome to participate.

Monthly Breakdown

 Basket of Charming Chapters Genre Charms (Buttons)

October - Fantasy/Horror/Paranormal

Books of the Fantasy genre often feature mythical creatures, magic, and epic adventures where a character must rise to the occasion. Two subgenres of fantasy are Horror and Paranormal. Horror is about terror while Paranormal features mythical beings at the forefront of the story.

November - Non-Fiction

Nonfiction novels are true stories based on real people, events, creatures, and concepts.

December - Fairy Tales/Folklore

These are genres of fiction very much like fantasy. Folklore and Fairytales feature stories from all over the world that have been around for a long time and rewritten often but have kept the same general storyline.

January - Graphic Novel

These are novels told through both words and art; they are very similar to comic books! Graphic Novels are just a format but can encompass all other genres.

February - Romance

Romance novels are all about a central love story and relationships. The romance genre can take many forms.

March - Mystery

Mysteries are all about solving a problem or crime by finding clues and uncovering secrets.

April - Biography/Autobiography

Biographies are stories written about real people and their life experiences. Autobiographies are an account of a person’s life written by that person. They are a special type of nonfiction.

May - Readers Choice

Additional genres include Westerns, Science Fiction, Literary, Action, Realistic Fiction, & Historical Fiction.  You decide!  

Regular Programs

Mom and toddler doing yoga

Baby Stretch

  • Dates: Wednesdays
  • Time: 11:00AM
  • Where: Facebook

Baby Stretch is a short, weekly video in which we offer rhymes, songs, and stretches for little ones to encourage early literacy, physical development, and social emotional learning.  We also provide literacy and child development tips for parents and caregivers. Intended for ages 5 and under. 

Read Play Learn with tigers, cats, owls, and whales

Read, Play, Learn!

  • Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, Sept 15 - Oct 29
  • Time: 11:00AM
  • Where: Hereth Park & Pioneer Park

Read, Play, Learn is BACK at the parks held on Tuesdays at Hereth Park and Thursdays at Pioneer Park. Bring the kids out for some fun stories, songs, and dance! Grab & Go craft bags will be offered once a month. We will also offer Pages @ the Park, a mini library at Hereth Park for those wishing to check out children’s books. RPL will be continue as the weather permits.

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