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 

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. *Program on hiatus the month of August.
Tuesdays 10:15am
Tuesdays 11:15am

Toddler Time (Ages 2-3)
Interactive story time packed with songs, rhymes, flannel stories and finger plays!  We’ll share stories with simple storylines and predictable plots that will support developing literacy. *Program on hiatus May 12th - August 31st. Will be replaced with Family Storytime June - July.
Thursdays 11:15am 

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 Wednesday of the Month 11:00am
STEAM Spot (Ages 8-12)
Interactive after school programs that explore the ideas behind STEAM - science, technology, engineering, arts, and math! *Program on hiatus June 1st - August 31st.
Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:00pm  
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. *Program on hiatus the month of August.
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


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