Kids

Join our Quidditch team

Attention Harry Potter fans! We are looking for kids entering grades 4 to 9 to join our Quidditch team for an inter-library tournament on August 11 at 6 p.m. Visit children's services for details. Registration begins July 19 and ends August 4.

 

Thanks to our Sponsors

The Children's Room would like to thank all of the sponsors who so generously provided prizes for our Summer Reading Program, "FIZZ, BOOM, READ!" So far this summer over 1,400 children have registered for the program and there is still time to register, read and win prizes!

  • Akron Zoo
  • Bob Evans
  • Cuyahoga Falls Parks and Recreation
  • Dairy Queen
  • Donato's
  • Eat 'n Park
  • Friends of the Cuyahoga Fall Library
  • Handel's Ice Cream
  • Marco's Pizza
  • McDonald's
  • Rocco's Pizza
  • Rotary Club of Cuyahoga Falls
  • 16 Kids Deli & Schmitt Family Marathon

 

Fizz, Boom, Read! June 5 - August 2

The library’s popular Summer Reading Program for all ages is back! Children earn prizes by reading each day, while teens complete bingo cards to collect redeemable Book Bucks. Adults earn entry forms by checking out eligible items. Prizes include gift certificates, gas cards, movie passes, books and more! Visit Children’s Services or Adult Services to sign up in person, or register online: Kids; Teens; Adults.

 

Summer Programs

SUMMER STORY TIMES begin June 17 and continue through July 24

Rock-a-Bye Tales: 6 to 23 months. Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.

Story Times for 2 - 5's: Tuesday at 10:15 a.m.; Tuesday at 11 a.m.; Thursday at 10:15 a.m.

Registration is not required for summer story times.

WACKY WEDNESDAY: June 18 - July 23, 11:00 a.m. Weekly science, art or craft fun for ages 5 - 11. A limited number of free tickets will be available 30 minutes before the program begins.

WEATHERVANE PLAYHOUSE presents: IMAGINE THAT! Thursdays June 19 - July 24, 2:00 p.m. (except July 3). An interactive theater classes for ages 8 - 12, which will include dramatic play, improvisation and more. Registration is required and begins June 14 for each weekly class. More information will be provided at the time of registration.

LEGO CLUB: Tuesdays, June 17 - July 22, 6:30 p.m. Ages 5 - 12 are invited to become master builders! Free tickets will be available 30 minutes before the program begins. All building supplies are provided by the Library.

STEVENS PUPPETS presents BEAUTY and the BEAST: Thursday, July 17, 7:00 p.m. Free tickets available beginning July 12.

OUTBACK RAY'S EXOTIC ANIMALS: Monday, July 21, 6:30 p.m. OR Monday, July 28, 12:00 p.m. Free tickets available beginning July 12.

 

ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST WINNERS

Congratulations to the following winners of the Annual Poetry Contest which is sponsored by the Library and the Poet's Nook:

Ages 6 - 8

First: Madison W., Lincoln Elementary for Whispers

Second: Ava S., Lincoln Elementary for Color

Third: Savannah B., St. Joseph School for Summer Time

Ages 9 - 11

First: Margie S., St. Joseph School for Spring

Second: Rebecca L., IHM for Stopping by Woods on a Summer Morning, inspired by Robert Frost

Third: Sam B., Lincoln Elementary for Lions

Age 12 - 14

First: Joe M., St. Joseph School for Baseball

Second: Jason C., St. Joseph School for Flying

Third: Adam M., Lincoln Elementary for Potato Chips

 

1,000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN

It's never too early to start reading to your children. With this new early literacy pilot program, we're encouraging you to commit to reading 1,000 books to your child before they go to kindergarten. Children who listen to 500 books will earn a book to keep and those who reach 1,000 will receive a commemorative "1,000 Books" t-shirt.

Stop by the Children's Room for further details and to register. This is an ongoing program so you can sign up anytime.

 

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