Elementary School

 

Programs and resources available at the Barberton Public Library for children ages 5 - 12 years old

Fall 2022 School-age Programs

 

Teddy Bear Picnic

Wednesday, September 7

4:30 - 5:30 pm in the Spillette Meeting Room

Grades K - 5

Bring along your teddy bear, or other stuffed animal, for stories, games, and activities.  After the program, your stuffed animal is invited to spend the night at the library for some extra fun! Stuffed animals can be picked up anytime the following day, Thursday, September 8. 

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Owlapalooza

Wednesday, October 5

4:30 - 5:30 pm in the Spillette Meeting Room

Grades K - 5

Discover the nocturnal world of owls, through art projects, games, stories, and the opportunity to dissect owl pellets. Be sure to join us afterward from 6:15 - 7:15 p.m. for a live bird show, presented by the Medina Raptor Center. The evening program is for all ages. 

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Medina Raptor Center

Wednesday, October 5

6:15 - 7:15 pm in the Spillette Meeting Room

All ages

Join us for a live bird program presented by the Medina Raptor Center, a non-profit raptor rehabilitation center. This program for all ages will highlight several different raptor species, the natural history of birds of prey, the unique and vital roles they play in our ecosystems, and the increasing importance of preserving the habitats needed to sustain viable populations. 

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Become a Paleontologist

Wednesday, November 2

4:30 - 5:30 pm in the Spillette Meeting Room

Grades K - 5

Learn what it is like to be a paleontologist for a day while you work to put dinosaur skeletons together, dig for dinosaurs, and learn about what paleontologists do. Join us for dinosaur fun that includes dinosaur games and crafts. 

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Bad Guys Mania

Wednesday, December 7

4:30 - 5:30 pm in the Spillette Meeting Room

Grades K - 5

Do you love all things Bad Guys? Or are you new to the series? Either way, join us for an afternoon of fun all about so-called "Bad Guys" Mr. Wolf, Mr. Shark, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Piranha. 

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Children's Makerspace - Through a grant from the Barberton Community Foundation and the generosity of the both the Barberton Kiwanis and the Magic City Kiwanis, the library has been able to purchase a variety of supplies and equipment to create a Makerspace in which the children of Barberton can build, discover and create. This fall, we will offer a variety of activities related to our Makerspace through Take & Make activity bags and activities here on the website.  We want to give kids a chance to experience our Makerspace, while we wait for the current health situation to improve.  Makerspace activities may be offered in person at the library, stop by anytime we are open to see what we have available.


Homework Databases - Need help completing homework or a research project? These databases can help!

Online Games for Kids - Fun & educational online games for kids.

Three for Me Library Card - Information about getting a 3 for Me Library Card.

Book Lists - Browse a variety of book lists for children, on subjects ranging from award winning books to bedtime stories to difficult subjects such as dealing with bullies.​

Bestsellers Club - Sign up for the Bestsellers Club for kids and the children's librarians will put popular titles on hold for you!

Miss Alison's Pick of the Month - Check out some of Miss Alison's favorite from the past decade.