When winter weather keeps children inside reading programs can give everyone a break.
Winter programs at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library’s Seagraves Children’s Library, 702 E. Front Ave., begin Tuesday, Jan. 12, and continue through March 19. Each free session includes stories, poems, activities and crafts customized for each age group. Sessions include:
► Book Babies Lap-Sit: For ages birth to 2 years accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver, Tuesdays, 10:15-10:45 a.m., and Fridays, 10:30-11 a.m.
► Tales for Twos & Threes: 2-3 year olds, Tuesdays, 11-11:30 a.m.
► Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds, Wednesdays, 10:30-11 a.m., and 1-1:30 p.m.
► LEGO Club: 5-10 year olds, Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. LEGOs provided for a session of creative building.
► Lonely Books Club: 9-12 year olds. Visit the library for a list of overlooked great books. Meets Wednesday, 4-5 p.m.
The fifth annual LEGO-rama will be offered in the Community Room on Saturday, Jan. 16, 1-3 p.m. (The rules have changed so visit the children’s library or the library website for complete rules.)
Children under 6 visiting the library need to be supervised by an adult or a person who is at least 14 even during programs. Children ages 6-9 should be accompanied by someone who is at least 14 who will remain in the building.
Patrons who need accommodations are asked to contact the library staff prior to attending programs.
More information about the Winter Reading programs is available by contacting Youth Services at (208) 769-2315 Ext. 438. Anyone needing accommodations to participate in library activities is asked to contact the staff prior to attending.
News about the library and other city departments is also available on the City of Coeur d’Alene news blog: http://cdacity.blogspot.com/.