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For Children

The Solon Public Library provides several programs for children throughout the year.  

  • Storytime -  a program of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and crafts which provide opportunities for young children to develop listening and socialization skills, acquire a love of books and get ready to read, and spend quality time with their parents or caregivers.
    • for children ages 2 - 5 and their caregivers; siblings are also welcome
    • meets Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
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    • Babygarten -  a program which provides stimulating experiences to nurture the bond between caregiver and child, with an emphasis on language enrichment and pre-literacy skills. Watch for announcements of scheduled sessions.
      • for infants 0 - 24 months of age
      • for more information on Babygarten, click on graphic below
    • Summer Reading Program - a program which provides opportunities to facilitate reading readiness for pre-readers and incentives for older children to keep reading through the summer.  All children and young adults through high school seniors (entering in the fall) are eligible.
      • includes reading for prizes, reading and activities to earn a t-shirt, Teen Reads, and Family Nights at the Library
      • information will be available in late May or early June for that summer's program

    • The LEGO® Club - meets on the first Monday of each month, except when that Monday is a holiday. Children in Kindergarten and up may attend. For more information on LEGO® Club, click HERE.

    • Puppet Kits  - check out puppets with coordinating books for play and reading at home

    • Children's Area -  a play space which is provided for younger children with tables, puzzles, and play kitchen and/or puppet theater

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    This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.