Children

The Akron Public Library offers a variety of children’s services for their patrons. Please see the links provided for more information on programs and services.

Children’s Rock Painting

Hey kids! Join us for Rock Painting on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, starting at 2:00 p.m. at the Akron Public Library. There is no cost. Please sign up to participate.   This event is for children who are enrolled in the ACPL Summer Reading Program.

Kids Book Club!

Be a part of the Kids Book Club on the 2nd Tuesday of each month!  This month’s meeting is “Night at the Library!” and will be held from 5-8 p.m.  For ages 8-12.  Free book journals!  Fun activities!      

Lego/Snap Circuits Club

Lego/Snap Circuits Club will be held on the last Monday of each month from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the Akron Public Library! Ages 3 through 12 are welcome to attend!     

Movie Matinee – Ferdinand

Come join us for a showing of the movie, FERDINAND on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, starting at 2:00 p.m. (Children can bring their own pillow or blanket to sit on if they like.. We will also have chairs for those who don’t want to sit on the floor. 🙂 ) All ages are welcome, but …

Preschool Story Hour

Join us for Preschool Story Hour each Wednesday morning at the Akron Public Library, from 10 a.m. – 11a.m. Children ages 3-6 are encouraged to attend the fun, interactive sessions.    

Preschool Story Hour

Join us for Preschool Story Hour each Wednesday, starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Akron Public Library.  Children ages 3-6 will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, crafts, games and more!  

Science Rocks!

Attention Kids in Grades K-5:   Come join us for some super science fun and enjoy doing hands-on science experiments on Monday, June 25th at the Akron Public Library, starting at 2:00 p.m.   For children enrolled in the ACPL Summer Reading Program. Please sign up to attend this activity.

Sidewalk Chalk Art Day

Hey kids! Join us for our Sidewalk Chalk Art Day on Wednesday, June 6th at 2:00 p.m. at the Akron Public Library! Each child will be given a new box of sidewalk chalk and will be encouraged to create their own special work of art on a piece of our sidewalk. Prizes will be awarded! …

Silly Safaris

A fun time for all ages! Silly Safaris will be at the Akron Public Library on Wednesday, June 20th at a special time: 10:00 a.m. We hope you’ll join us! A Silly Safaris LIVE Animal show is the perfect blend of fact and fun for all ages! Silly Safaris keeps the entire audience involved. Special …

Sun Catcher/Noisemaker Crafts for Children

Children can enjoy making a Sun Catcher and Noisemaker craft at this workshop on Wednesday, June 27th at 2:00 p.m. There is no cost, but children need to sign up for this activity.   This event is for individuals enrolled in the ACPL Summer Reading Program.