Special Youth Programs

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GERMAN STORYTIME (Thursday, October 17 @ 10:30 a.m.)

Celebrate Oktoberfest and our new German children’s collection at the library!!  We will be reading some German stories in English and a few classic picture books in German.  There will also be German-related activities, crafts & treats!


FAMILY HALLOWEEN PARTY (Saturday, October 26 @ 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

Join us at the library for some Halloween fun.  We will have a family-friendly maze in the Youth Services Area, sensory stations, crafts, treats & more!  Costumes encouraged! All ages welcome!


DINOSAUR ENCOUNTER (Saturday, November 2 @ 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.)

Learn all about dinosaurs and make some crafts with dinosaur hunter Janet Riehecky.  Janet will have over 40 fossils and museum quality replicas including teeth, claws, skulls, eggs, feet and dinosaur poop.  Some dinosaur friends may even stop by! This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library.


FROZEN @ THE CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL (Saturday, November 16 @ 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

Visit the storytime room for Christmas and Frozen-themed crafts and activities during the Germantown Christmas Festival.  Frozen characters will also be available for photo-ops from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.


MOVIE: FROZEN (Wednesday, November 27 @ 10:00 a.m.)

Enjoy the original Frozen Disney film.  We have free popcorn, a few Frozen-themed crafts, and an appearance from a very special snowman!  This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library.


LEGO ORNAMENTS & ORNAMENT MAKING WORKSHOP (Wednesday, November 27 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.)

Get ready for the holidays by making ornaments! Registration required? Geared for ages 5+ due to chocking hazard materials.


ALL ABOARD THE POLAR EXPRESS PARTY (Saturday, December 14 @ 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.)

Follow the train tracks through our library, play games, make crafts and eat treats all themed around the Polar Express. We will also have a drop-in storytime throughout the event and watch the movie!  This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library.


MOVIE: SNOWDAY (Monday, December 23 @ 10:30 a.m.)

School is out for the next few weeks.  Enjoy the movie “Snowday” at the library.  We will also have free popcorn and a few winter-themed crafts available.  This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library.


NOON YEAR’S EVE PARTY! (Monday, December 30 @ 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) 

We know that every year, many kids cannot stay awake until midnight to celebrate bringing in the new year, so we’re celebrating the end of 2019 early at a kid-friendly bash! Join us for crafts, games & dancing. At 11:59, we’ll ring in the lunch hour with balloons, noise and fun! All ages welcome!