Children’s Services

Our Children's Area

Events and Programs

Youth Activities

The Rochester Public Library has a variety of fun events for youth planned throughout the year. Click on the link above to see what’s coming up soon!

Story-Time | Winter

Lapsit | Mondays 10:00a.m. – 10:20a.m.

Lapsit story-time is for babies ages 0-23 months old.  Join us for songs, simple stories, movements, and play.

Morning Story-time | Wednesdays 10:30 a.m.- 11:15a.m.

Morning story-time is for ages 2-5 years old. We’ll have fun reading stories, singing songs, and making crafts. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome!

December:
3rd – Penguins; 10th – Let it Snow!; 17th – Happy Holidays

January: 
7th – Art Appreciation; 14th – Bundle Up; 21st – Polar Bears; 28th – Rain Forest

February: 
4th – Oceans; 11th – Valentine’s Day; 18th – Chicka Chicka Boom Boom; 25th – Let’s Dance

Evening Story-time | Thursdays 6:30p.m.- 7:15 p.m.

Evening story-time is for ages 2-5 years old. We’ll have fun reading stories, singing songs, and making crafts. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome!

December:
4th – Penguins; 11th – Let it Snow!; 18th – Happy Holidays

January: 
8th – Art Appreciation; 14th – Bundle Up; 22nd – Polar Bears; 29th – Rain Forest

February: 
5th – Oceans; 12th – Valentine’s Day; 19th – Chicka Chicka Boom Boom; 29th – Let’s Dance

Resources

The Lexile Framework for Reading: A Lexile measure is a valuable piece of information about either an individual’s reading ability or the difficulty of a text, like a book or magazine article. Click to get your Lexile Measure!

Children’s E-books

Storyline Online

We Give Books

Award-winning Book Lists

American Library Association List of Awards

Bluestem Award List

Caldecott Award List

New York Times Bestsellers List (Children’s)

Newbery Award List

Monarch Award List

Rebecca Caudill List