For Children

For Children:

Story Time

Join us for stories and tactile play.

COVID-19 Accommodations/Changes: StoryTime is now LIVE on the Library's Facebook Page at 10:00AM every Wednesday. Miss Sophia reads a story and introduces and activity you can do with your family at home!

StoryTime Kits:

StoryTime LIVE on Facebook will contiune weekly on Wednesdays at 10:00AM.

Parents/Caregivers can register to pick up montly StoryTime Kits. Kits will include themed crasts to go along with the next 4 week's of LIVE StoryTime videos on Facebook.

Craftsw ill be introduced during the LIVE and how-to videos will be posted on the Library's YouTube channel: "Sumner Library, Sumner Iowa" at 11:00AM.

Register Here.

Next Kit pickup: Tuesday, September 8.

Kit will include crafts for September 9, 16, 23, & 30.

 

 

Regular in-person programs are postponed until further notice.

Below is the information for our Toddler StoryTime once it resumes:

  • Wednesday 10:00 AM  for 20-25 minutes
  • Themed Stories and Crafts.
  • Play and social time

Sophia leads our Toddler StoryTime on Wednesday mornings at 10:00. Fun can be had with stories, tactile play, and even guest readers. While our youngest children enjoy stories, develop social skills and get creative they also build early literacy skills and a love of books, reading, and literature.

We encourage parents and caregivers to participate with their little ones during StoryTime.

There is no charge for this program.  Registration is not necessary.

Summer Library Program 2020:

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Ages: Toddler - 3rd Grade

Week 1: Fire Breathing Dragon- Video Instructions

Week 2: Jack's Beanstalk- Video Instructions

Week 3: Turtle Weaving- Video Instructions

Week 4: Rocking Pirate Ship- Video Instructions

Week 5: Greek Pottery Painting- Video Instructions

Week 6: Kings & Queens Clay Creations- Video Instructions

Ages: 4th -  7th

Week 1: Pipe Cleaner Dragon- Video Instructions

Week 2: Giant Bean Stalk- Video Instructions

Week 3: Turtle Weaving- Video Instructions

Week 4: Treasure Chest Decorating- Video Instructions

Week 5: Greek Pottery Painting & Origami Cyclops Eye- Video Instructions

Week 6: Kings & Queens Clay Creations- Video Instructions

 

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Temporarily Unavailable: The Early Literacy Station™ (ELS) is designed specifically for your youngest patrons ages 2-8 and features over 4,000 localized learning activities. The fun, interactive and engaging content spans all seven curricular areas: math, science & nature, social studies & geography, reading, art & music, writing & computer skills, and reference.

The AWE Learning Computer is located in the Children's area!