Here's a list of our regular Children's programming. For all upcoming Avondale Public Library programming and events, please view the Online Calendar of Events. Programs run as scheduled except for holidays.

Civic Center Library  Sam Garcia Library

Babies & Books (0-24 months)
Help promote your baby’s early development through books, music and finger play activities by joining us for this fun lap-sit program.
Mondays 10:15am

Come & Play with Me (Ages 0-5)
Join our weekly open-play group where children can grow their social skills by playing and exploring together. 
Wednesdays 11:00am 

Toddler Time (Ages 18-36 Months)

An action packed story time for toddlers, ages 18 – 36 months and their favorite adult. This highly interactive program encourages emerging language skills through books, songs, rhymes and movement play.
Mondays 11:15am 

STEAM Spot (Ages 8-12)
Interactive after school programs that explore the ideas behind STEAM - science, technology, engineering, arts, and math!
Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:00pm

Discovery! STEAM for Preschoolers (Ages 3-5)
Preschoolers will learn about the world around them through hands-on science, technology, engineering, art or math activities. 
1st Tuesday of the Month 10:15am & 11:15am

United Way Sotrytime (Ages 0-5)

Each program will have stories, songs and a craft; the first 25 children will receive a FREE book of their own.
First Thursday of the Month 11:15am & 1:00pm

United Way Storytime (Ages 0-5)

Each program will have stories, songs and a craft; the first 25 children will receive a FREE book of their own.
2nd Tuesday of the Month 10:15am & 11:15am

Family Story Time (Ages 2-6) 
Interactive story time packed with songs, rhymes, flannel stories and finger plays! We’ll share fun stories with simple storylines and predictable plots that will support developing literacy. *Program is replaced the 1st Thursday of the month by United Way Storytime.
Thursdays 11:15am
Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
This interactive program will feature longer books and a variety of activities such as songs, finger plays and skill building activities needed to get your child ready for kindergarten. 
2nd & 3rd Tuesday of the Month 10:15am & 11:15am

More 2 Explore (Ages 6-12)
Are you curious about how things work? Join this fun interactive program where we’ll build structures, perform experiments, play games, make crafts, and ask great questions. 
Wednesdays 3:00pm

Playgroup (Ages 0-5)
Join our weekly open-play group where children can build their social skills by playing and exploring together. This is also a great opportunity for parents/caregivers to connect with one another. We bring out the toys and provide an indoor play space for you to enjoy. 
Thursdays, 10:00am
 


 

United Way Storytime (Ages 0-5)

Each program will have stories, songs and a craft; the first 25 children will receive a FREE book of their own.
2nd Tuesday of the Month 10:15am & 11:15am

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