Spring Youth Programs at the Portage Public Library

By: Portage Public Library Last Updated: March 16, 2011

books-pilePortage Youth Services will begin registering for Spring Programs, March 21! Programs begin April 4!

Weekly Spring Programs:

Mother Goose; Choice of days/times
Bring your baby to the library once a week for Mother Goose. We will be reading and playing. Have fun with us as we make new friends. Guardian Attend Programs. Registration is required and there is a $1.00 Fee for this event.

Wiggles and Giggles; Choice of days/times
Geared toward the active child who likes to hear stories, socialize and giggle too! Parents attend program and assist if needed. Registration is required and there is a $1.00 Fee for this event.

Story Time & Toddler Time; Choice of days/times
Find a time that fits your busy schedule. Bring your child to have fun with others. Hear stories and play with other children! Guardians Do Not Attend. Registration is required and there is a $1.00 Fee for this event.

Teen Thing; Tuesdays, 7:30 pm
If you are interested in jewelry making, book reviews, cooking, gaming, YouTube Reviews and more join us for an hour on Tuesday evenings. If you have other interests stop by to let me know what we are missing out on!

Chess @ the Library; Mondays, 5:30pm
Beginners and experienced chess players are welcomed to attend. Come to learn or to share what you know. No fee but registration is required.

Special Programs:

Crayon Critters – 1st or 4th Saturday at 2:30 pm
Children will meet with Bitty Buttons the Clown once a month. Each month's meeting will highlight a different activity in the circus. Children will be preparing for a June 2011 Performance in Crayon Critters Circus Features: "Children in the Neighborhood". There is a one time application fee of $2.00 and each meeting is a non-refundable fee of $2.00. Children may register one month at a time in the Portage Youth Services Department.

Spring Activities; March 21 and April 18 3:45
Looking for something to do after school? We will have activities for children in grades 1 to 3 once a month on Mondays. Registration is required and there is a $1.00 Fee for this event.

Tail Waggin' Tutor; April 20 and May 16; 6:30 pm
Come to the library to read to the "Tail Waggin' Tutor" Chula in March, April and May. Chula, a Border Collie mix, and her handler Linda Moyado will be here for an hour each month. There will be a basket of books for you to select a story from to read. After everyone is finished reading with Chula, Linda will present each child with a book mark with a picture of Chula for them to keep. Hope you come to meet our new library friend! Registration is requested but not required. You are welcomed to drop by for this monthly event.

Knights of the Round Table; April 9 ;10:30 AM
Join our league of knights for an hour of crafts, games, hear a story and snacks! Registration is required and there is a $1.00 Fee for this event.

Movies @ the Library; April 9 and April 16, 2:30 pm
April 9- Join us for the movie "Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2" (Rated - G) Be sure to bring your own snack! April 16- Join us for our Saturday movie "Shrek Forever After: The Final Chapter" (Rated - PG) Be sure to bring your own snack!

Princess Party; April 16; 10:00 AM and 11 am
Come wearing your best princess attire as we make a garland, hear a story, play games and have a snack. Hope to see you there! Registration is required and there is a $1.00 Fee for this event.