For those tweens/teens in the house, check out the Youth Spot with information about fun things just for youth.
For kids in grades K-5 we have a special K-5 Stuff page just for special events geared towards them. These programs run during the school year, September - May.
Check out the Storytime Stuff page for storytime schedule geared towards ages 0-5. Storytimes run for approximately 8 or 9 weeks across the library system with a 2 week planning break in between sessions.
Upcoming Special Events
Artwork from over 200 K-12 Harrisonburg City Students will be featured throughout the library March 10-28.
Child Identification Program @ Main Library
After the Playful Puppets program on Saturday, March 29
stick around @ 2pm
for CHIP, find out the "abc's for prevention education & abduction awareness" and get a free Child ID kit.
Stories with a Twist @ YOUR Library
Storyteller Barbara Spilman Lawson brings stories & fun!
Village Library - Fri., April 4 @ 4pm
Page Public Library - Sat. April 5 @ 10am
Main Library - Sat. April 5 @ 2pm
Grottoes Branch Library - Thurs., April 10 @ 4pm
North River Library - Sat., April 12 @ 10am
Elkton Community Library - Sat., April 12 @ 2pm
(@ Elkton Community Center)
Chem STEM @ Main Library
Hands on STEM activities with the JMU Chemistry Club Saturday, April 26 @ 2pm.
Accelerated Reader (AR) Book Finder
Please check with your school to make sure that they carry the AR test for the book you choose from the AR website.
Book Booster Literacy Hints from the Library of Virginia
TumbleBooks are online, animated, talking picture books. These books are available for FREE to all library patrons, courtesy of the Library of Virginia! Just click on the icon to the left to begin enjoying the TumbleBookLibrary!
Click here for a list of great kid-friendly websites where you can find online games and activities.