Children's Programs and Events

For a full listing of programs and events, check out our online calendar.

Special Events

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Dr. Seuss Birthday Party

Sunday, March 3

2 p.m.

Join us in the Children’s Library for stories, games, activities and cake to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday! 

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Family Event: Rock Painting

Sunday, April 7

2 p.m.

Join us in the Children’s Library for a family event to paint rocks.

Early Literacy Programs

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Storytime

Mondays & Tuesdays

10 a.m.

Join us for stories, songs and movement to support literacy development and learning in young children. 

 

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Nighttime Storytime

Tuesdays

6:30 p.m.

Come in your pajamas for stories, songs and movement to suppot literacy development and learning in young children.

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Music & Movement

Thursdays

10 a.m.

Join us for music, dancing, singing and stories to support literacy development and learning in young children.

Elementary School Aged Children

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Intro to Book Pals

Thursdays March 14 and April 11

3:45 p.m.

Kids in grades 1 and 2 are invited to join the Albert Lea Public Library for an introduction to Book Pals, a book club just for kids. Each month, kids will read, discuss and participate in activities related to a different story.

Registration is required for each month. Space is limited.

Click here to register for March.

Click here to register for April.

 

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Introduction to Cross Stitch

Thursday, March 7

3:45 p.m.

Come to the Albert Lea Public Library and learn the art of cross stitch! All supplies will be provided and no experience is necessary. This event is open to kids in grades 4 and 5. Registration is required.

Click here to register.