Youth Services

After walking through the external doors, you will pass through a second set of internal doors. Youth Services is located on the right, with a desk area labeled "Youth Services." Learn more at hmcpl.org/youthservices

Music & Rhyme Time

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, June 12, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, June 19, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, June 26, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, July 3, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, July 10, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, July 17, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, July 24, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am

 Research has shown early music experiences can have a significant impact on literacy, language, social, and math skills later in life. Miss Emily and her musical helpers will lead children as they experience sing alongs, musical instrument activities, rhythm & movement, and of course a musical story!

 

Wiggles & Walking

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, June 11, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, June 18, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, June 25, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, July 2, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, July 9, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, July 16, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, July 23, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Your baby is growing and so is their storytime experience! This time is for babies who have started walking and their caregivers. The program includes songs, stories, nursery rhymes, and movement games to continue building your little one’s pre-literacy skills. 

 

Tremendous Toddlers

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 9:30am - 10:15amTuesday, June 11, 2013 - 9:30am - 10:15amTuesday, June 18, 2013 - 9:30am - 10:15amTuesday, June 25, 2013 - 9:30am - 10:15amTuesday, July 2, 2013 - 9:30am - 10:15amTuesday, July 9, 2013 - 9:30am - 10:15amTuesday, July 16, 2013 - 9:30am - 10:15amTuesday, July 23, 2013 - 9:30am - 10:15am

Join us for Toddler Storytime with Miss Emily. Each week we will explore 2-3 age appropriate books, fingerplays, and songs. These activities will help increase your two to three year old’s language skills and prepare them for Preschool Storytime. The storytime will finish up with an easy to do craft, designed to strengthen motor skills

 

Preschool Storytime

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, June 3, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, June 10, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, June 17, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, June 24, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, July 1, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, July 8, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, July 15, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00amMonday, July 22, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Join Miss Cassie each Monday for a super fun Preschool Storytime. Using a different theme each week, Miss Cassie will read 3-4 books and lead songs, fingerplays, and rhymes to prepare children for reading. The storytime will finish up with a craft designed to strengthen fine motor skills.

Discover the Technology of Animal Tracking

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

 

Meet Heather Montgomery, author of Wild Discoveries: Wacky New Animals as she talks about the research that went into her book, and the technology the discoverers used to find these animals.  Some of the tools were very low tech (a magnifying glass) to high tech (GPS Systems).   If you love animals and technology, you’re going to love this program! This Science Club is a part of the Discover Tech Program.

Explore the Discover Tech Exhibit

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

 

The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is one of eight libraries in the United States that will be hosting the Discover Tech Exhibit.  This exhibit features exciting interactive elements and displays about technology and engineering.  Be one of the first people to experience the magic of Discover Tech. This Science Club is a part of the Discover Tech Program.

Meet the Moonbuggy!

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

 

In the Great Moonbuggy Race, Students are required to design a vehicle that addresses a series of engineering problems that are similar to problems faced by the original Moonbuggy team.  Meet the internationally known Moonbuggy and the kids who built it! This Science Club is a part of the Discover Tech Program.

Zip Line Science

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

 

Build a design that will transport a ping pong ball down a zip line.  We’ll discuss the physics of the experiment and why some designs work better than others.  This Science Club is a part of the Discover Tech Program.

LEGO Mania

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, May 6, 2013 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

The Library will provide LEGOS, you provide the imagination!  Chidren can build creations out of their wildest dreams.  The Library will put these creations on display for 1 week, until the next LEGO Mania. 

Discover Tech Kick Off

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Help us launch the Discover Tech exhibit AND Summer Reading at our grand opening festival!  We'll have science crafts, snacks, face painting, and live music.  Be one of the first people to try out the Discover Tech hands on exhibit!

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