Here's a list of our regular programs for Children. For all upcoming Avondale Public Library programming and events please visit the Online Calendar.

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 

More to Explore (Ages 6-11) 
Each week will include different activities centered around learning, exploration, creativity, and self-discovery.
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 11:00am

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.
1st & 3rd Thursday of the Month 11:15am

United Way Storytime

Each program will have stories, songs and a craft; the first 25 children will receive a FREE book of their own.
Ages 0-18 Months: 2nd Monday of the Month @ 10:15am
Ages 18-36 Months: 2nd Monday of the Month @ 11:15am
Ages 3-5 Years: 2nd Tuesday of the Month @ 11:00am

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.
2nd & 4th Thursday of the month  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 11:00am


More 2 Explore (Ages 6-11)
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




 

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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