Children's Programs

Ongoing Weekly Programs

September-May. Programs are canceled when Minerva Local Schools are not in session.

  • Story Time: WEDNESDAYS at 10:30 AM
    • Stories, songs, games, and creative activities for independent 3, 4 & 5 year-olds. Promoting Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.
  • Book Beginnings: WEDNESDAYS at 10:30 AM
    • Join our lively group for songs, finger plays, stories, and more! For children 0-3 years and their caregivers. Promoting Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.


Other Programs (September-December 2021)

Unless otherwise specified, children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Family Book Bingo Night: Monday, September 20, 2021 from 6-7 PM
    • Play bingo to win books! Families and youth of all ages welcome.
  • Dinovember Library Campout: Monday, November 8, 2021 from 6-6:30 PM
    • Attend a short storytime with a plastic dinosaur, then leave it at the library to enjoy a few days of camping! When you pick your friend back up, they'll have a booklet detailing their adventures. For toddlers-2nd graders accompanied by an adult.
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party: Friday, November 22, 2021 from 2-3:30 PM
    • Drop into Youth Services to celebrate this middle grade book series with themed activities! All ages welcome.
  • The Wizard of Oz Interactive Movie: Monday, November 29, 2021 from 1-3:45 PM
    • This interactive movie showing is perfect for families! All ages welcome.
  • Junior Elf School: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 from 10:30-11:30 AM
    • Listen to elf stories and enjoy elf-themed activities. For young children.
  • Elementary Elf School: Saturday, December 18, 2021 from 12-1:30 PM
    • Drop into Youth Services for elf-themed fun! For K-5th graders.

Our Sensory Spot is available by appointment for educational sensory play! To schedule your appointment, drop by the Youth Desk or call (330) 868-4101.


Check out our online calendar to learn about the other children's events we offer! They're color-coded light blue. 

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