Children's Programs

All events are FREE and do not require a library card to attend.
Unless noted ALL events are held at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library.
Please note during the Summer months we have Summer Reading Club in place of regular programming.
See our Events Calendar to keep up with specific event dates.
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School Year Programs (October - April)

Public StoryTimes

Every Tuesday | 10:30 am & 3:30 pm | Runs approximately 30 minutes
Appropriate for children 8 and under

  • Come join the experience that children have loved for over 30 years!
  • StoryTime generally includes book readings, songs, finger plays, flannel board stories, a video, and a puppet show.
  • Please take a moment to read our Storytime Guidelines to help your child have a positive experience.

Evening Public StoryTime *Subject to Change

Every Wednesday | 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Appropriate for children 8 and under

  • Missed us on Tuesday? Or just cannot get enough storytime? Join us on Wednesday evenings.

Saturday Morning StoryTime *Subject to Change

Every Saturday | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Appropriate for children 8 and under

  • Work during the weekdays? Or just looking for another opportunity to make memories at the library with your child? Join us for our magical storytime journey on Saturday mornings.

We Read on Wednesday

Every Wednesday | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Appropriate for children 12 and under

  • Children get the opportunity to improve their reading skills and have fun at the same time.
  • Children may read a book or listen to one of our Reading Helpers read a book.
  • Each participating child gets to pick something from the Treasure Box!

Baby Time 

Every Thursday | 10:30 am
Appropriate for babies 6 - 18 months of age

  • Busy parents need as many opportunities to connect with their babies and other parents in the community.
  • We provide a secure wide-open space for tummy time, crawling, and toys to engage your children as they explore the world around them.

Just 4 Fun Club

3rd Thursday of Each Month | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Appropriate for children ages 6 - 12 years old

  • Each month there is a different theme, crafts, and surprise visitors. Just for fun, come join us!
  • Sign-up for the month's club event is required.
  • Sign-up for the month's club event typically available the week prior to the event.
  • Most Just for Fun Club events are limited to 12 participants. Call us for more details.

Special Programs (October - April)

Summer Programs (June & July)

No Programming Months

  • There will be no children's programming or events during these months.
  • During May we are preparing for the Summer Reading Club.
  • During September, we are preparing for the Annual Library Book Fair.

More Information

StoryTime Group Field Trips (by appointment only)

Monday & Wednesday mornings | October - April
Limited availability times: 9:30am, 10:15am, and 11:00am

Appropriate for Pre-K & Kindergarten 
    • For teachers wanting to schedule a StoryTime field trip to the library, please contact Sarah Hamil, Youth Services Coordinator.
    •  Advanced scheduling is preferred during the months of August and September.
    • StoryTime generally includes book readings, songs, finger plays, flannel board stories, a video, and a puppet show.
    • Storytime Guidelines

Contact our Youth Services Coordinator Sarah Hamil
Phone: 478.452.0677 EXT. 129 | Email:

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