Events and Activities in the Children's Room

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is the flagship program of the Dollywood Foundation. It reaches more children than any other early childhood book gifting program and mails free, high-quality, age-appropriate books to children from birth until age five, no matter their family’s income.

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Start healthy, early literacy habits by helping your child read 1,000 books before they start kindergarten! Sign up in person to receive an activity book and receive prizes for every 100 books read together.

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Creativity Workshop

Monday, September 11| 4:30pm-6:00pm

Monday, September 18| 4:30pm-6:00pm

These creativity workshops provide an opportunity to bring together tweens and teens to share new and innovative ideas in an open and supportive environment. Join us in the Library Lab for crafting and art workshops. No art or crafting skills are necessary.

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Dungeons and Dragons

Saturday, September 9| 3:00-5:00pm

Saturday, September 23| 3:00-5:00pm

Come with us on a magical adventure to test your problem solving and imagination in a fantasy setting as we learn to play Dungeons and Dragons!

Mystery Book Club and Escape Room

Friday, October 6 | 4:30-6:00pm

Join us every first Friday of the month starting October 6th for a book club and escape room to work on problem-solving skills. Our next book will be The House on the Cliff by Franklin W. Dixon and our escape room will follow the discussion. This group will be lead by Children's Librarian, Sierra Fransen.

For more information, contact Sierra at [email protected].

After School Wednesday Returns!

Wednesday, September 6 | 3:30-4:30pm

Outdoor games: Kick off After School Wednesdays this year with outdoor games to celebrate the last of the warm weather. 

Wednesday, September 13 | 2:00-4:30pm

*Wacky Wednesday

After School STEMDay with the Aspen Science Center: This week we are visited by the Aspen Science Center for Wacky Wednesdays! 

Wednesday, September 20 | 3:30-4:30pm

Duct Tape and Forts: This week we will be doing duct tape crafts and building a cardboard fort for the Children's Room play space! 

Wednesday, September 27 | 2:00-4:30pm

*Wacky Wednesday

Breakfast After School: Relax and enjoy breakfast-style snacks after school to celebrate the end of your first month back! 

To celebrate "the world of books," come visit us at the library! Add your favorite book to our world of books craft! 

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Weekly Storytimes

Bolsitas Rojas/Little Red Bag Club Returns!

Friday, September 8 | 10:30-11:30am

Friday, September 15 | 10:30-11:30am

Friday, September 22 | 10:30-11:30am

Friday, September 29 | 10:30-11:30am

Bilingual stories and activities for young children every Friday at 10:30am. Educators from Raising a Reader will provide parents with guidance about early literacy, create a network for parents of young children, and offer preschool skills to children who may not be enrolled in preschool.

Baby Storytime and Baby STEAM

Join us once a week for a special baby storytime, for ages 0-2.

Tuesday, September 5 | 10:30-11:00am


Tuesday, September 12 | 10:30-11:00am

Tuesday, September 19 | 10:30-11:00am


Tuesday, September 26 | 10:30-11:00am

Children's Storytime

Join us for stories, songs, and more!

Wednesday, September 6 | 10:30am

Thursday, September 7 | 10:30am

Wednesday, September 13| 10:30am

Thursday, September 14| 10:30am

Wednesday, September 20| 10:30am

Thursday, September 21| 10:30am

Wednesday, September 27| 10:30am

Thursday, September 28| 10:30am

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