Children's Library Laboratory
Classes & Events
Spring Semester 2018
Authors have birthdays, and birthdays are meant to be celebrated! So we're hosting some fun on our favorite authors' special days. Join us this spring for Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland Day, National Fairy Tale Day (observed), and Dr. Seuss Day. Click here for details.
Coming this April!
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Kids in kindergarten through fifth grade discover the fun of learning at this once-a-month class. This semester our theme is “In the Know about H2O.” Pre-registration is required. (STEAM events)
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May is the library’s birthday! We are turning 35, and we think that deserves a celebration! It's part of our Summer Reading Kickoff Event, and it's going to be so much fun! Click here for details.
Read to a Dog programs increase literacy skills for struggling readers by offering them opportunity to read aloud to a dog. Dorothy Bramlage Public Library’s Read to a Dog program provides young people (grades 1-12) 15 minutes of read-aloud time per session with a certified therapy dog. Advance registration is required. Sessions are held between 2-3pm on the following Sunday afternoons:
January 21; February 4 and 18; March 4; April 8 and 15; May 6
Here at the library, we love to read! And we want to share our love of reading with you! Each semester, we hold our Reading Participation Programs to offer reading challenges and increase the fun of reading. This semester we have two Reading Participation Programs that you won’t want to miss! Click here for details.
We've gone made this spring break! And we're so excited about it! Get in on the fun with our annual Mad about Reading Read-a-thon and Mad Science Week STEAM activities. Click here for details.
Our annual Summer Reading Program kicks off May 2 this year! Click here for details.
If you’re the parent of a baby, come discover what community resources are available to you and learn how to give baby the very best opportunities to be healthy!
featuring Dorothy Bramlage Public Library, Geary County Infants and Toddlers, WIC, Parents as Teachers, Ft. Riley’s New Parent Support, Geary County Health Department, Geared up Dads, Delivering Change, and more!
Each year the Young People’s Department at the Dorothy Bramlage Public Library takes part in some special community events. Join us this spring semester for the Winter Carnival and the Friends of Animals Pet Fair! Click here for details.
Looking for some fun family activities to do in the evenings? Check out our Family Nights Out at Library Laboratory events! This semester we have a Daddy-Daughter-Mother-Son Ball, a Pie Night Fundraiser (including a pie toss), our Big Spring Event Roaring Twenties--Live!, and our Library Birthday Mayhem Event! Click here for details.
Stop by anytime throughout the day on March 14 to celebrate the number pi (3.14…) and the neverending wonder of infinity. Join us as we create pi skyline art, a “pi plate,” and a pi chain. Discover how pi is related to circles as we do fun circle crafts, search and finds, and get smart with circumference and diameter!
These year-round classes develop and promote social skills, listening comprehension, and foundations of early literacy through early literacy, letters, vocabulary, numbers, and sequencing. Classes are available for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Click here for details.
Join us in voting for the best books of the year. We’ll have book nominations in a number of categories for kids and adults. Stop by the library and vote for the one in each category you want to win! Or vote online at jclib.org!
Winners will be announced
at the Library Birthday Mayhem Event on May 2.
Click here for guidelines and details.