2019-2020 Winter Programs for Kids
Preschool and elementary school age children must be accompanied by an adult while in the library.
Recurring Children’s Programs
Preschool Story Time
Mondays, 10:30am – Marion Branch Library
Tuesdays, 10:30am – Old Fort Branch Library
Preschoolers and their families are invited to join us for books, songs, and rhymes.
Crafts For Little Hands
2nd Mondays, 11:00am – Marion Branch Library
2nd Tuesdays, 11:00am – Old Fort Branch Library
Once a month after Story Time, preschool-aged children are invited to craft at the library.
Tuesdays, 3:30pm – Old Fort Branch Library
Thursdays, 4:00pm – Marion Branch Library
This is an activity for children ages 5 and up. LEGO Challenges, board games, crafts, and outdoor fun!
PAWS for Reading – REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Every Thursday at 4:30pm – Marion Branch Library
Kids ages 5-10 are invited to sign up for a 15-minute reading session with one of our therapy dogs. A fun way to build literacy skills and confidence! Free and open to the public. Registration required. Spaces are limited.
Sensory Story Time – REGISTRATION REQUIRED
First Saturday at 12:00 – Marion Branch Library
Sensory Story Time is an all-ages program created for the families of children with special needs. Our goal each story time is to engage the senses through interactive books, songs encouraging movement, and other exciting sensory activities. Registration required.
New Years Eve Storytime @ MACA
Tuesday, December 31st at 9:00pm – McDowell Art Council Association
McDowell County Public Library and the McDowell Art Council Association are excited to bring you a family friendly way to celebrate the New Year! Join us at MACA for a special storytime and craft.
The Lab: Snow Day
Wednesday, January 8th at 4:00pm – Marion Branch Library
Wednesday, January 15th at 3:30pm – Old Fort Branch Library
Join us in The Lab as we build and conduct interesting experiments. This month: Ready for a snow day? Let’s make some snow! For school-age children, ages 5+!
Saturday, January 18th 12:00pm – Marion Branch Library
Are you ready to play a game of BINGO? The whole family is invited for games, snacks, & prizes!
The Studio: Loofah Snowy Owl
Wednesday, January 22nd at 4:00pm – Marion Branch Library
Wednesday, January 29th at 3:30pm – Old Fort Branch Library
Try your hand at different art techniques in The Studio. This month: Use a loofah to make a beautiful snowy owl! For school-age children, ages 5+.
To register your child for a program, please stop by your library or call us. Marion Branch – 828.652.3858; Old Fort Branch – 828.668.7111.