Children's Programs

Summer of Wonder - Summer Reading 2015
Introducing hoopla digital
Urbana Music Festival and Bistro June 20th 2-6pm
First Friday Fun Fest at Westview Promenade

Upcoming Events for Children's Programs

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 2:30pm to 3:00pm
Learning to read begins BEFORE your child starts school - as a matter of fact, it begins at birth! Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and activities. Get to know other families an help your baby develop listening and language skills. Tickets will be available on the day of the program for the first 15 parent/child pairs. This program is limited, so come early for your ticket.

Starlight Family Storytime

Date: 
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Bring the whole family for an evening of storytime fun. We’ll read, move, and rhyme with a different theme each week. Nurture a love of reading through books, music, activities, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) elements. Almost bedtime? Feel free to wear your pajamas.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Is your curious toddler transitioning from baby to child? Transition to Twos nurtures this exciting time in your child’s development through books, movement, music and rhymes. We’ll begin learning to play with others, wait turns, and listen to stories, as well as dance, sing, laugh and have fun! This storytime is designed specifically for caregivers and children 18 months to 30 months. Registration is available two weeks before the monthly program series begins.

My First Book Club

Date: 
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Join us every month as we read and explore our favorite picture books through crafts, songs, and activities! You are welcome to read the selection to your child before our book club meets, but it is not required. Ages 3-5.

Transition to Twos

Date: 
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 11:15am to 11:45am
Is your curious toddler transitioning from baby to child? Transition to Twos nurtures this exciting time in your child’s development through books, movement, music and rhymes. We’ll begin learning to play with others, wait turns, and listen to stories, as well as dance, sing, laugh and have fun! This storytime is designed specifically for caregivers and children 18 months to 30 months. Registration is available two weeks before the monthly program series begins.

Friday Movies: Ice Age

Date: 
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Type: 
Bring a blanket and your laughter! A saber tooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant during the time of the Ice Ages, in trying to return him to his family, get into nothing but trouble! Rated PG. Children under eight must be accompanied by parents or guardians.

Once Upon a Thyme Storytime at the Urbana Library Farmer’s Market

Date: 
Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Fresh, handpicked stories and songs will be shared under the open sky in our beautiful rose garden adjacent to the Urbana Library Farmer’s Market. Grab a bite at the market and then settle in for some wholesome storytime fun for the entire family!

Poketown Gym! – A Pokemon Trading Card League for all ages!

Date: 
Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 1:45pm to 4:45pm
The Poketown Gym, an official Pokemon League, provides a place for you to get together with other fans of Pokemon to have some fun. Use your own cards to make decks and play with others. You can also bring your Pokemon Video Games for exciting head-to-head battles. You can play, trade, and earn cool prizes like special promotional cards and booster packs, all for free!

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