|Main Library||Indian Creek Branch|
|201 E Park Street||12990 S. Blackbob Rd|
|Olathe, KS 66061||Olathe, KS 66062|
The library offers storytimes for 3 - 5 year olds at various times during the week. Winter/Spring storytimes run from January 21 through April 24. Registration is required. We also offer a Family Storytime on Tuesday evenings which does not require registration. Click here for more information and the complete schedule of times and locations.
Time for Two is a one-on-one storytime for 2 year olds with a caring adult. Sessions are offered at both libraries at different times. Registration is required. Click here for more information and the complete schedule of times and locations
Rhyme Time is an interactive language-enrichment program (not a traditional storytime) for children aged 12 to 24 months with a caring adult. Sessions are offered at both library locations. No registration required, but space is limited. Click here for more information and the complete schedule of times and locations.
CLICK HERE to see a calendar listing of programs and activities happening in the Chiildren's Department.
RAISING A READER - 6 BY 6 EARLY LITERACY SKILLS - For ages 5 & younger with adult
Wednesdays, January 29 - April 30
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. at the Indian Creek Branch
NOTE: There will be no Raising a Reader on March 12 and March 19.
Ready, set, grow a reader! Bring your young children to our meeting room to help grow their pre-reading skills as you interact together with educational toys and books. No registration. Come and go as you please.
LEGO CLUB - For K - 5th graders
Wednesday, March 12 *Registration begins Monday, March 3
4:30 p.m. at the Indian Creek Branch
Tuesday, March 18 *Registration begins Monday, March 3
7:00 p.m. at the Main Library
Are you a kid in kindergarten through 5th grade who loves building with LEGO bricks? Be a part of our monthly LEGO Club! Each month we'll introduce a different theme, turn you loose on the library's LEGO collection to build something awesome, then let you show off your creation before you leave. (The Wednesday afternoon LEGO Club will offer a small snack; the Tuesday evening LEGO Club will not.)
PARENTS: To allow as many children as possible to experience LEGO Club, please sign your child up for ONLY one LEGO Club meeting per calendar month.
READ TO A DOG - For young readers of all ages
Saturday, March 15
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. at the Main Library
Children of all ages may drop by the library and read to a cuddly canine between 1:30 and 2:30 on the dates listed above. Come to the Children's Desk upon arrival and check in for a reading time. Reading sessions are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. No advanced registration necessary. For more information, call (913) 971-6874. Trained therapy dogs provided by Pets for Life, Inc.
SPRING BREAK COOKIE DECORATING - For children of all ages
Monday, March 17
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. at the Indian Creek Branch
Wednesday, March 19
10:30 - 11:30 p.m. at the Main Library
Cookies, frosting, sprinkles—it's time to decorate cookies! No registration. Come and go as you please.
FAMILY CHESS NIGHTS - For all ages