Programs for Kids


Please call, (304) 535-2301, or come to the library to sign up for these programs.  All programs are free.

All Ages:

Cool Springs
July 22nd 3pm – 5pm    

Come take a walk and learn about the greenest building in West Virginia, presented by the Potomac Valley Audubon Society. Participants will meet at Cool Springs: 1469 Lloyd Road, Charles Town.                                                                                                                                                                   reading party

End of Summer Reading Party  
August 6th 10am – 12pm  

Celebrate another successful Summer Reading Program with us. We will have bouncy house, giant bubbles, and refreshments. All raffle tickets must be turned in by noon to get a chance to win. Drawing will be held immediately after the party at noon sharp.

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Pre-School Story Time
 Wednesday, July 12th & Wednesday, July 19th @ 10:30 am.  

Fun activities to do with your child. Listen to a story, sing songs, play with a parachute, and everyone’s favorite activity…BUBBLES!

Toddler Tunes with Tony M
Friday, July 14th @ 10:30 amtony m

Join us for an exciting music and movement performance  by full time children’s entertainer integrating music, literature, and storytelling into an educational, interactive, and fun experience!

Ages 5-12:

Amphibians!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         crittersMonday, June 19th @ 11 am

Presented by Critters and Conservation, participants will be able to see and touch a South American Horned Frog, two Australian Green Tree Frogs, and a Tiger Salamander.

This program will have two sessions: session #1 at 11 am. and session #2 at 12 noon.

Build a Better NestPotomac-Valley-Audubon-Society
Thursday, June 22nd @ 11 am.

Presented by Potomac Valley Audubon Society, this program will teach children about how birds build their nests and let them try to build a better one.

Digging into Seeds
Saturday, June 24th @ 1 pm. discovery-museum

Presented by Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum, participants will explore the role of the seed in the life cycle of plants. Magnifiers are used to identify the various parts of seeds, from seet coat to embryo. Fruits are cut open to reveal the seeds inside and slices are sampled. Each child plants a seed to take home to allow future observation of root, stem, and leaf growth.   

This program will have two sessions: session #1 at 1:00 pm and session #2 at 2:00 pm. 

Sand Art Story Time with Ms. Lisa Creative-Sand-Art_HEADER
Tuesday, June 21st @ 11 am.   

Come listen to stories and make beautiful sand art.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Yoga with Ms. Kathryn                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Yoga (1)   Tuesday, July 18th @ 10:30 am

Participants will be led through a series of poses as a story is read.

Ages 6+:

Stop Motion                                                                                              
Thursday, June 29th @ 1 pm Stop-Motion-Animation

Stop motion photography fun – presented by Berkeley County Librarian, Dana Phelps. This STEM based program will introduce participants to the technology that created Coraline, Rudolph the Red-Nosed reindeer and other popular films. Teams will produce short films using digital photography based on ideas developed through storyboarding.

Paper Airplanes
Saturday, July 15th @ 10 am paper airplane

Participants will learn about propulsion and lift while making three different types of paper airplanes and testing their flight abilities, and then build an airplane catapult.

Adult supervision will be required for this activity.


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