Kids Programs & Activities
Mother Goose Sings & Swings
Mondays, 10:30 am
Suitable for ages 0-3 years
Join us for simple stories, finger plays, songs, nursery rhymes and social interaction most Mondays at 10:30 am at the Library. The Mother Goose on the Loose program is designed to promote early literacy skills in the very young child. This program is designed for babies and toddlers up to 3 years, accompanied by an adult lap.
Montana Mollie's Tales for Tots
Tuesdays, 10 am
Suitable for ages 3-5
This interactive program of reading, singing, and dancing features Montana Mollie and Rocky the Marmot. The program reinforces early literacy skills in a fun, creative style that always keeps kids entertained. Caregivers are required to quietly supervise children under their care so that the performance is not interrupted.
*This program is funded by the North Valley Public Library Foundation
Story Time & More
Wednesdays, 10:30 am
Suitable for children 5 & under
Story Time is an enriching early learning program for toddlers and preschoolers. It is held most Wednesday from 10:30 am in the North Valley Public Library's Community Room. Each week has a different theme, and children can listen to entertaining stories, participate in fun songs and learning activities, and create a cool craft! Each Story Time includes a healthy snack and some time to play with new friends. Older and younger siblings are always welcome!
Thursdays, 4 pm
Suitable for ages 5-18 years
Join us to learn new art techniques and create beautiful works of art! We'll work with all kinds of mediums and use our creative abilities. We can't wait for you to discover your artistic talents. Weekly registration is required. Email to get signed up!
2nd Friday of the month, 4 pm
Suitable for ages 5 & up
The Library hosts a science based program for kids one Friday per month at 4 pm. Come join us for an opportunity to explore and discover various science topics in a hands on way! Registration is required. Email to sign up!
*Younger siblings are welcome but MUST be supervised at all times.
special children’s programs throughout the year, including guest presenters,
the summer reading program and seasonal events. Previous presentations include Star Tour, Doc Wild, Animal Wonders, Missoula Smokejumpers, Abraham Lincoln, Smokey the Bear, Bat Honey Puppeteers, Clarkfork-Bitterroot Search Dogs and many more!
We believe in the importance of fun and playing! Although our library is small, we have tried to include as many toys and activities as possible. Our PlaySpace contains a puppet theater, funded by Montana State Library's Ready2Read project and the Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation. We also have a huge set of
building blocks, a dollhouse, a coloring station and assorted toys.
We have two computers reserved for kids (12 and under) in the Children’s Room.
These have internet access and a variety of age appropriate children’s games and educational activities.