Just for Kids

school year programs

During the school year, we offer Storytimes and other programs for kids and families. To receive notifications about upcoming programs, you can join our email list.

STORYTIME

Beginning again in April, 2023 – join us for special stories every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. We meet in the Library. Free, with no registration needed. Open to all ages.

SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS

Saturday afternoons at the library can be exciting! Why not learn new things and meet other kids! Come and check it out! There will be opportunities to do art and science projects, play games and have fun!

Saturday Fun at the Library – March 4
Join us for a fun afternoon focused on card and bookmaking art.
Best for ages 7 to 11.

Date and Time: Saturday March 4, 2023, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Marine Town Hall (upstairs)
Free! However, registration is encouraged. Online registration link to come…)

FAMILY FUN NIGHT

Join us for an evening of fun, games and pizza! This is a great opportunity to meet other families in the community.

Activites include BINGO, Minute to Win It, book charades, and crafts. If you wish, bring your favorite game.

These are free events, but we suggest a donation of $5 per family for pizza. We recommend that families RSVP so we can order enough pizza.

Water is provided but you are welcome to bring your own beverages.

Dates: Friday, February 17 and Friday, March 10
Time: 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Location: Marine Village Hall, 121 Judd Street
Pizza: $5.00 per family suggested donation

Click here to RSVP for the February 17th event.

Click here to RSVP for the March 10th  event.

KIDS COLLECTION

The Marine Community Library has a wide assortment of books and materials for kids of all ages, from board books for babies to fiction and nonfiction for teens. We continually add new releases and other materials to our collection, and we also have childhood classics like Dr. Seuss and Berenstain Bears. Lists of recent additions to our collection are available on the RECENT ACQUISITIONS page. Our collection includes:

  • board books, picture books, easy readers
  • juvenile fiction and nonfiction
  • teen fiction and nonfiction
  • audio books, DVDs

If you have suggestions for books that would be good additions to our kids collection, please let us know at info@marinecommunitylibrary.org.

2023 Summer Programs

We’ll be adding information as our summer programs get settled.  We will offer a variety of great events and activities to engage and delight kids of all ages.

Please join our email list if you would like to receive updates about our programs.

SCIENCE & ART CAMP

This is the 7th year the Library is sponsoring this special camp for school age children. Each day, science and art presenters will lead the children in activities. The camp will again be held at the Marine Village School.

2023 Dates:
Session 1
: June 12 to 16 for children going into grades 1 to 3.
Session 2: June 19 to 23 for children going into grades 4 to 6.

Time: 9:00 am to noon each day
Location: Marine Village School, 550 Pine St, Marine on St Croix
Cost: $65
Registration: required – see below
Limit of 15 children per session.

Registration is being done online, on the weekend of February 11 and 12. Click here for details.